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Pantai Inn

Pantai Inn

1003 Coast Blvd, La Jolla
3.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (150 reviews)
excellent locationAcross street from ocean; close to shopping and restaurants. Staff was outstanding; breakfasts were very good and changed daily.
  Jul 24, 2017
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego - La Jolla

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego - La Jolla

4550 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (627 reviews)
Nice Hotel, It was very niceThe rooms were very big, it surprised us how big they were. One of the better breakfast buffet we have seen at a hotel. It was very clean.
  Jul 24, 2017

$193

$193
Hotel Indigo Gaslamp Quarter

Hotel Indigo Gaslamp Quarter

509 9th Ave, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (601 reviews)
Nice hotel in City settingVery nice hotel close to Petco Field and Gaslamp district...great restaurants in walking distance
  Jul 24, 2017

$174

$174
Scripps Inn La Jolla Cove

Scripps Inn La Jolla Cove

555 Coast Blvd South, La Jolla
3.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (148 reviews)
Relaxing and great locationNice location with easy access to beach. Very friendly staff members and knowledgeable. Had great recommendations to events. Stay was cozy straight from a magazine look. Would definitely come again, and highly recommend it to a friend. Room was clean and tightly, very nice weather, room had no A/C ...
  Jun 30, 2017

$276

$276
Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Bay Club Hotel & Marina

2131 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (761 reviews)
Wonderful 4 days!Find out if yours is a Marina or Bay view and ask how wide your room's balcony might be. Ours accommodated one chair, not two, but we enjoyed staying in the room.
  Jul 24, 2017

$190

$190
MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort

MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort

1594 MarBrisa Circle, Carlsbad
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (48 reviews)
Beautiful hotel with great access to Legoland.Great 1 bedroom suite and beautiful pool areas. Would definitely recommend. Very family friendly.
  Jul 23, 2017

$206

$206
The Sofia Hotel

The Sofia Hotel

150 W Broadway, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (2,656 reviews)
Nice classic hotel in the midst of a growing cityThe staff was great - very friendly and accommodating. We called ahead about early check-in and they were able to accommodate us. We had a question about the air conditioning and a staff man came right up and helped us out. The staff gave us local maps and marked out some suggested routes. The room ...
  Jul 23, 2017

$131

$131
1906 Lodge, A Four Sisters Inn

1906 Lodge, A Four Sisters Inn

1060 Adella Avenue, Coronado
3.5 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (56 reviews)
Nice B&BVery pleasant staff. Friendly and generous. We had friends stop by with champagne the first night and wine the second... staff was very accommodating with champagne and wine glasses on a serving platter and even with chocolates the first time! We only got to enjoy one of the food amenities, but breakfast ...
  Jul 26, 2017

$319

$319
Beachfront Only Vacation Rentals

Beachfront Only Vacation Rentals

1821 South Coast Highway, Oceanside
3.5 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (2 reviews)
Amazing Beach Front PropertyThe most amazing stay I have ever had!! the MOST beautiful views!! The house had every amenity needed !!! My husband and I will definitely be coming back and look forward to telling all of our family and friends!!
  Feb 11, 2014
Beach Terrace Inn

Beach Terrace Inn

2775 Ocean St, Carlsbad
3.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (260 reviews)
Excellent location and terrific experience!The housekeeping was nearly nonexistent so we had to call several times every day of our trip to get service, but everythig else was INCREDIBLE. The view was spectacular in our oceanview room, it was completely spacious and clean (minus the housekeeping), and the pool area was always roomie despite ...
  Jul 24, 2017

$439

$439
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