Pacific Terrace Hotel, San Diego

Address 610 Diamond St, San Diego, CA 92109 Map, Tel 800-804-6835 Call, Website

This 3 1/2 star resort is popular both because of its Pacific Beach location (close to La Jolla) and because rooms are spotless, having been renovated in 2006. Family friendly features include free continental breakfast, a variety of suite configurations, a swimming pool, cribs, and refrigerators on request. Wireless internet is included free of charge. For older kids, the hotel has boogie boards, wetsuits, and surfboards available to borrow and sometimes has buckets and shovels for younger kids.