The Pacific Terrace Hotel, the Tower23 Hotel and the Hotel del Coronado are some highly rated beachfront hotels in San Diego, California. Some highly rated beachfront hotels in San Diego are large resorts, while others are smaller boutique-style hotels.
The Hotel del Coronado, which opened in 1888, is one of the most sought after vacation destinations in San Diego. The resort's colorful history, high peaked red roofs and classic Victorian architecture have earned it status as a National Historical Landmark. The Hotel del Coronado has garden view and beach view rooms as well as beachfront cottages and villas. Guests can rent cabanas by the main pool or water sports gear on the beach, including surfboards, paddleboards, bodyboards and wet suits. The hotel has many special amenities and services such as beach s'mores roasts and an outdoor ice skating rink during the holiday season.
The Tower23 Hotel has a contemporary design to create a modern, urban feel on the beach. The hotel's linear architecture is encased with floor-to-ceiling windows. Every guest room has a private balcony or patio. Guest room options include a Serenity Pad, a Surf Pad, a Spirit Pad or a Sky Pad as well as Sweet suites and Sanctuary suites that are equipped with chromatherapy floating Jacuzzi tubs.
The 73 rooms of the Pacific Terrace Hotel are located directly on the Pacific Beach boardwalk. The hotel's plantation style decor is complete with wooden shutters, hanging tapestries and hand-crafted wooden beds with leather inlaid foot and headboards. The Pacific Terrace has spacious guest rooms and suites equipped with flat-screen TVs, minibars, refrigerators, private patios or balconies, and ocean views.