Frequently Asked Questions
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Browse through the most frequently asked questions about our San Diego hotel near the beach at any point before, during, or after your stay. Still have questions? Don't hesitate to contact our team.
HOW MUCH DOES PARKING COST AT PACIFIC TERRACE HOTEL?
Parking is secured, underground parking at a cost of $28.00 per night. Street parking though limited is at no charge.
IS THE POOL AT PACIFIC TERRACE HOTEL HEATED?
Yes, our outdoor pool is heated for all season use, and also has a great ocean view.
HOW FAR IS PACIFIC TERRACE HOTEL FROM THE BEACH?
Pacific Terrace is about a two minute walk from the beach. The hotel sits on a small bluff right above the beach. All you have to do is walk out the front door, go down a staircase and you are there!
WHAT IS CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT TIME?
Check-in time is at 4 pm, and check-out time is 11am.
CAN I GUARANTEE AN EARLY CHECK-IN OR LATE CHECK-OUT?
Early check-ins are based on availability on the day of arrival only. Late check-outs are based on availability on the day of departure only. We offer extended late check out upon availability on the day of departure for a fee.
DO YOU ALLOW SMOKING ON PROPERTY OR IN YOUR GUEST ROOMS?
There is no smoking allowed inside the property, including in all guestrooms and patio/balcony. Pacific Terrace Hotel will assess a fee of $250 to guests that choose to smoke in guest rooms.
DO YOU HAVE HIGH-SPEED WIRED AND/OR WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS AVAILABLE?
Wireless internet access is available throughout the hotel and is available in all guest rooms.
HOW MUCH DO YOU CHARGE FOR HIGH-SPEED WIFI INTERNET ACCESS?
It is included with the hotel’s Resort Fee.
IS THERE A FITNESS CENTER AT PACIFIC TERRACE HOTEL?
Yes, our Fitness Center is open.
DO YOU OFFER BIKES FOR USE DURING MY STAY?
Yes. This is included with the hotel’s Resort Fee.
DO YOU HAVE A BUSINESS CENTER?
No, but a computer and complimentary printing is available in the lobby.
IS THERE A POOL AT PACIFIC TERRACE HOTEL?
Yes, we have an ocean front outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi which is open from 8am-10pm.
DO YOU PROVIDE BEACH EQUIPMENT RENTALS?
Yes. We offer beach chairs, umbrellas, sand toys, and boogie boards through our hotel front desk. These are included in the hotel’s Resort Fee.
DO YOU HAVE SOMEWHERE FOR ME TO STORE A SURFBOARD?
Yes. We have a surfboard locker for your use while you are a guest.
DO YOU HAVE A SPA ON PROPERTY?
No, we do not have a spa on the property.
DO YOU HAVE A GIFT SHOP?
Yes, we have a gift shop in the lobby that offers a variety of unique merchandise.
DO YOU HAVE A VALET SERVICE AT PACIFIC TERRACE HOTEL?
Yes, we are able to provide valet services at this time. Additionally, underground parking is available for $28.
IS THERE GUEST LAUNDRY AT THE HOTEL?
We do have guest laundry facilities on site and offer dry cleaning services as well.
DO YOU CHARGE A RESORT FEE? IF SO, WHAT IS INCLUDED?
Yes, a $18 Resort Fee is charged nightly; you can find a full list of inclusions on our resort fee page.
DOES YOUR HOTEL SUPPLY WHEEL CHAIRS AND STROLLERS?
We have a complimentary wheelchair available for guest use on a first come first serve basis. We can also arrange wheelchair, scooter and stroller rental at the Concierge desk.
WHAT PREVENTATIVE MEASURES IS YOUR HOTEL TAKING IN LIEU OF THE RECENT CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) OUTBREAK?
We have implemented a prevention plan to protect all guests and employees while on property, you can read more on the COVID-19 measures we are taking.
HOW DO I VIEW OR MODIFY MY RESERVATION?
Use our booking portal to view, modify, or cancel any reservation made online on our website. Please call the hotel at 858-581-3500 for assistance with reservations made directly with us by phone or online.
HOW DO I CHANGE A RESERVATION I MADE ELSEWHERE?
Please contact the customer service department of the website you used to make your reservation.
WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?
Reservation must be cancelled by 4pm PSDT 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid full forfeiture of advance deposit.
DOES YOUR HOTEL REQUIRE AN ADVANCE DEPOSIT?
No, unless specified for certain promotional rates and packages.
IS MY ID/PASSPORT REQUIRED AT CHECK-IN?
Yes, a valid government-issued picture ID is required for check-in.
IS A CREDIT CARD NEEDED AT CHECK-IN?
CAN I PAY WITH CASH AT CHECK-IN?
Yes, you may pay with cash but must have an authorized credit card on file for incidentals.
UP TO WHAT AGE DO KIDS STAY FREE?
Kids 15 and under stay for free in existing bedding when accompanying an adult.
WILL YOUR ROOMS ALLOW ROLLAWAYS AND CRIBS? IS THERE A CHARGE?
Pack 'N Plays are available through the front desk free of charge. We do have a limited number of aerobeds available for an additional $20 fee per night (based on availability) and these may be accommodated in select rooms.
DO YOU HAVE CONNECTING ROOMS AT PACIFIC TERRACE HOTEL?
Yes, and we also feature spacious suites perfect for families.
DOES PACIFIC TERRACE HOTEL OFFER EXTENDED STAY ROOMS AND RATES?
Yes. Please contact our Director of Guest Services to check rates and availability.
DO YOU OFFER GOVERNMENT AND MILITARY DISCOUNTS?
Yes. They are subject to availability, and valid id is required at check-in.
DO YOU HAVE ROOMS WITH KITCHENS?
All of our guest rooms offer small refrigerators and many of our rooms also feature microwaves. Suites feature wet bars with microwaves and mini refrigerators.
DO YOU HAVE ACCESSIBLE ROOMS?
Yes, we have accessible rooms. Some of these rooms include modified bath tubs with bars and added facility, and some includes a roll-in shower. For more information on the accessible features of our hotel, check out our accessibility page or please call 858-581-3500.
DO YOU HAVE AN EARLY DEPARTURE FEE?
Yes. A full night’s room and tax will be charged.
IS THERE A FEE IF I DO NOT SHOW UP TO CHECK-IN TO MY RESERVATION?
Yes. First’s night’s room and tax will be charged.
I WANT FLOWERS, CHOCOLATES, CHAMPAGNE, GIFTS SENT TO THE ROOM. HOW DO I DO THIS?
We offer guest services 7 days a week and our Guest Service Agents would be happy to help you make arrangements for additional amenities. Please call 858-581-3500 for assistance.
HOW CAN I PAY FOR ANOTHER PERSON'S ROOM?
Please contact our reservations department at 858-581-3500 to obtain a credit card authorization form.
ARE PETS ALLOWED?
Pacific Terrace Hotel is not a pet friendly hotel.
Transportation & Directions
HOW DO I GET TO THE HOTEL?
Directions to the hotel can be found on our location page.
HOW FAR IS THE HOTEL FROM THE AIRPORT?
Pacific Terrace is 10 miles from San Diego’s Lindbergh Field.
DO YOU OFFER SHUTTLE SERVICE FROM THE AIRPORT?
No, but we work with a town car service and we can make arrangements for pick up. Please call the hotel at 858-581-3500 to schedule your transportation.
HOW FAR IS THE PACIFIC TERRACE HOTEL FROM LOCAL SAN DIEGO ATTRACTIONS?
Please refer to our area guide for details.
DO YOU OFFER SHUTTLE SERVICE TO LOCAL ATTRACTIONS?
No, but we work with a town car service and can make arrangements for you.
DO YOU HAVE A RESTAURANT ON SITE?
We do not have a full restaurant on site, but we do offer a hot to-go breakfast every morning from 7 AM-10:30 AM along with in room and poolside dining options.
DO YOU OFFER ROOM SERVICE? WHAT ARE THE HOURS?
Yes, room service is available from local restaurants from 11am to 9pm.
DO YOU OFFER POOLSIDE SERVICE?
Yes. Drinks are available all throughout the day. Snacks, lunch and dinner options are available.
I HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT MY BILL. WHO DO I CALL?
Please contact the hotel at 858-581-3500.
Lost & Found
I LEFT SOMETHING BEHIND DURING MY STAY. WHO DO I CONTACT TO HELP ME LOCATE IT?
Please call the front desk at 858-581-3500.