Updated bathroom, close to beach
Posted Sep 7, 2016
I just stayed one night and got this hotel last minute (that morning) for $84 (on the Tursday night after Labor Day)--I think it cost a lot more to stay the night prior. At that price, the place was a steal. One block walk to the beach -- and in my opinion the nicest stretch of the beach near sandy cliffs (but still tons of sand to lay out on and go swimming). I drove and didn't have a problem getting a spot when checking in around 3:30 pm, but as the other reviews say, spaces are limited. Maybe around a dozen spots? I didn't want to lose my spot (or deal with parking downtown), so I took an Uber to a neighborhood on the far side of downtown San Diego, and even though it's a good 20- to 30-minute drive, it only cost $6 there and $10 back (shared ride -- alone it would have cost about $18 each way). I was on the first floor, so I could hear creaking and banging when the people above me walked around, but I turned the fan on in the room (the AC/heat unit), and I slept great. Breakfast is just some pastries that looked tasty (cheese and raspberry danishes, mini croissants), but they tasted days old and were really hard. All in all, though, I thought it was a really nice place, updated bathroom, fridge in room, hair dryer and iron in room, and excellent location. A fantastic deal for only $84.