Shield with the words A Local Legend since 1968

Visit our hotel on the beach near San Diego. Its iconic SoCal style and distinction is known as the only hotel on the beach in Del Mar, CA. The newly named Del Mar Beach Hotel is now a modern boutique hotel in Del Mar boasting 46 elegantly appointed guest rooms and California coastal chic bungalows with beach-inspired art. Come join the fun at elevated beach hotel in the heart of coastal San Diego. Just steps from the beach you can explore all Southern California has to offer. Enjoy complimentary beach equipment rentals when you stay with us at our Del Mar Hotel on the beach.

Hotel on the Beach Near San Diego

An old image of the Del Mar fairgrounds.

Del Mar Fairgrounds

Just a five-minute drive from our beachfront hotel in Del Mar is the world-famous Del Mar Fairgrounds hosting 350 annual events the community’s official kick-off to summer: the San Diego County Fair. You’ll also find concerts, art exhibitions, mini golf and a driving range. The Del Mar Racetrack and Thoroughbred Club has been a celebrity playground since 1936, and hosts two seasons of truly fine horse racing. (Fancy hats optional.)

An old black & white photo of two men discussing building plans.