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Ith Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel
8.3 Excellent

12.5 km from city centre, San Diego Show on map

ExcellentBased on 623 reviews
8.3

ITH Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel San Diego provides a comfortable setting when in San Diego. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a sun deck and a swimming pool.

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Seaworld-Beach Area
7.2 Good

11.3 km from city centre, San Diego Show on map

GoodBased on 359 reviews
7.2

Situated in San Diego, Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld provides cosy 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool and a Jacuzzi. The various facilities this relaxed hotel offers include an express check-in and check-out feature, 24-hour room service and a 24-hour reception.

Surfer Beach Hotel
7.7 Good

12.4 km from city centre, San Diego Show on map

GoodBased on 658 reviews
7.7

Located in San Diego, Surfer Beach Hotel is within a 20-minute drive of San Diego International Airport and provides an outdoor pool. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access throughout the property.

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Diego Mission Bay
8.1 Excellent

11.7 km from city centre, San Diego Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,339 reviews
8.1

La Quinta Inn & Suites San Diego Mission Bay provides a comfortable setting while in San Diego. It also features an outdoor pool, a Jacuzzi and a gym.

Tips for booking a Pacific Beach hotel

Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Pacific Beach:$365/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$43/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$234 - $687
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$204 - $341
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Seaworld-Beach Area
7.2 Good

11.3 km from city centre, San Diego Show on map

Situated in San Diego, Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld provides cosy 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool and a Jacuzzi. The various facilities this relaxed hotel offers include an express check-in and check-out feature, 24-hour room service and a 24-hour reception.

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Surfer Beach Hotel
7.7 Good

12.4 km from city centre, San Diego Show on map

Located in San Diego, Surfer Beach Hotel is within a 20-minute drive of San Diego International Airport and provides an outdoor pool. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access throughout the property.

3
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Diego Mission Bay
8.1 Excellent

11.7 km from city centre, San Diego Show on map

La Quinta Inn & Suites San Diego Mission Bay provides a comfortable setting while in San Diego. It also features an outdoor pool, a Jacuzzi and a gym.

4
Ith Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel
8.3 Excellent

12.5 km from city centre, San Diego Show on map

ITH Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel San Diego provides a comfortable setting when in San Diego. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a sun deck and a swimming pool.

Cheapest hotels in Pacific Beach, San Diego

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Ith Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel
8.3 Excellent

12.5 km from city centre, San Diego Show on map

ITH Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel San Diego provides a comfortable setting when in San Diego. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a sun deck and a swimming pool.

$47
Avg. per night
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Seaworld-Beach Area
7.2 Good

11.3 km from city centre, San Diego Show on map

Situated in San Diego, Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld provides cosy 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool and a Jacuzzi. The various facilities this relaxed hotel offers include an express check-in and check-out feature, 24-hour room service and a 24-hour reception.

$125
Avg. per night
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Diego Mission Bay
8.1 Excellent

11.7 km from city centre, San Diego Show on map

La Quinta Inn & Suites San Diego Mission Bay provides a comfortable setting while in San Diego. It also features an outdoor pool, a Jacuzzi and a gym.

$137
Avg. per night
Surfer Beach Hotel
7.7 Good

12.4 km from city centre, San Diego Show on map

Located in San Diego, Surfer Beach Hotel is within a 20-minute drive of San Diego International Airport and provides an outdoor pool. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access throughout the property.

$190
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Pacific Beach

2 stars or below

$47 - $125

$125
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Best value

$47
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3 stars

$137 - $190

No. 1 most popular

$190
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About Pacific Beach

Pacific Beach, or “P.B.” as it is known by the locals, is a popular neighbourhood in San Diego, California, on the west coast of America, full of young energy and activity, surfers, students and beautiful views over the Pacific Ocean. It is part of the city’s Mission Bay and Beaches region, an indented section of land where the ocean infiltrates into the city and creates a unique combination of urban and nature, with beautiful beaches surrounding its streets. Its local culture is as inviting as its natural beauty as Pacific Beach is known for its wild nightlife, independent shops, bars, cafes and restaurants, all of which are particularly popular with young people.

Being half surrounded by water, one of the best features of the neighbourhood is its coastline and more specifically, its beach, which is lined by a five-kilometre boulevard, popular with cyclists, joggers and people rollerblading. The beach area is also a busy shopping district with small and local atmospheres and also contains numerous bars, restaurant and hotels, which offer both experience of the local scene and stunning sunset views. Pacific Beach is a particularly great place to go surfing, and visitors can hire boards and wet suits from local shops to enjoy the Californian pastime, or for a more relaxed activity, visitors can go fishing on the edges of Crystal Pier, or simply walk the sandy beach. In addition to surfing, visitors can enjoy water sports like kayaking, jet skiing, wake boarding or boating, and cruise tours of the waters surrounding San Diego also leave from the Pacific Beach area.

Visitors travelling San Diego by car can reach Pacific Beach along Garnet Avenue, which connects directly to the 5 Freeway, and park within the neighbourhood at local car parks and along Tourmaline Street. Public transport in San Diego also serves Pacific Beach, and various buses travel through the neighbourhood from downtown and the old town. Within the area, many locals roller skate, walk or cycle, and visitors can rent bikes or skates from nearby rental shops.

The suburb of Pacific Beach was established in 1887 and started to develop its city streets, naming them after precious gemstones by 1900. Although the neighbourhood was rather non-lively during its first 50 years, it eventually became recognised for its ocean view housing and recreational possibilities, and by the end of WWI, it guided the city towards a strong population growth.

Pacific Beach travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Pacific Beach?

    Ith Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel, rated with a score of 8.3 from 623 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Pacific Beach. Other top stays include Pacific View Inn, with an average rating of 7.9 from 276 reviewers, and PB Surf Beachside Inn, with a score of 7.5 from 298 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Waikiki Beach?

    Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort is a popular hotel near Waikiki Beach that is highly recommended, with a score of 7.9 across 2,583 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Pacific Beach near Mount Manganui?

    The Pacific Apartments is rated 8.8 from 1,293 reviews and is close to Mount Manganui.

  • Is there a good hotel near Disneyland Park?

    A good hotel near Disneyland Park is Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel-On Disneyland Resort Property, which has been rated 7.6/10 by 14 HotelsCombined user reviews.