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Del Mar Motel on the Beach

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“beach chairs”(15 reviews)
“boogie boards”(14 reviews)
Free Wifi
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Love the view of the patio. Wake up have your coffee and just watch the waves or the sunset or sunrise. Life can't get any better. When it gets to the rooms, it's slightly better than a regular motel but that's what brings it down...More

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Response from Mikki E, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the BeachResponded 19 May 2016

Thank you for your review and appreciate you taking the time. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and love our location. We look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General Manager

Reviewed 5 May 2016

This was our first time staying here. This motel was just right for us, we love the "mom and pop" idea verses a big chain hotel. The bbq grills and picnic table for use by the guests are a great idea and the lounge chairs...More

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Response from Mikki E, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the BeachResponded 13 May 2016

Thank you for the 5 star rating and the kind words. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback! We look forward to your next visit with us. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General Manager

Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night on a family vacation. It was a great place, right on the beach. They let my kids borrow boogie boards and we borrowed lawn chairs. It was close to great restaurants. The rooms were fine but a little dated....More

1  Thank AmyChinn
Response from Mikki E, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the BeachResponded 19 April 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback and extremely kind words. This means so much to us and we really appreciate it. We were very excited to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look...More

Reviewed 5 April 2016

My friend and I travel to the San Diego area and found this gem by accident. I love the idea that within 65 seconds from my room, my feet are in the sand. The hotel staff was friendly. The room was cleanish. And, the location...More

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Response from Mikki E, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the BeachResponded 8 April 2016

Dear Renea, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review and for the 4 starts. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed a great location. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis,...More

Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We LOVE the Del Mar Motel! It is literally steps from the beach, has a great "chill vibe" and is easy walking distance into town. It is very "low key"... While not "fancy", it is very clean, the staff is extremely attentive, and the rooms...More

1  Thank sactocru
Response from Mikki E, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the BeachResponded 8 April 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your nice review and the 5 star rating. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We certainly are fortunate to have an amazing location right on the Beach along with a wonderful team. We look...More

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Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
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US$159 - US$312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$159 - US$312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Gerald L
17 February 2018|
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Response from Marissa H | Reviewed this property |
Yes - they have king beds
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emhyd
10 October 2014|
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Response from steff0566 | Reviewed this property |
Hi- I am a local resident answering on what I know about the motel. The motel is on the beach so all rooms are literally steps from the sand. The distance from Sea World is about 30 min since Del Mar is not downtown San... More
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sparegular2013
16 July 2014|
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Response from JJbogle | Reviewed this property |
No. They have 2 ocean front rooms but they don't have private balconies
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"Try to get closer to the beach side- room 142 was good"
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"Choose a room closest to the beach. Also, on the north facing side is better."
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"Ask for the water side, wow man!! I felt like James Bond!!"
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"Don’t stay here! You will be charged for bogus issues!"
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