Statistically, home is the place you're most likely to fall asleep under a running lawn mower or spontaneously combust while trying to slow dance with a running lawn mower. Find a safe haven with today's Groupon: for $250, you get a two-night stay for two people in a one-bedroom cottage or one-bedroom suite during the winter season (October 1–June 14) (up to a $600 value) or sometime during the two weeks at the end of the summer season (September 16–September 30) (up to a $700 value) at Crystal Pier Hotel on Ocean Boulevard.
Crystal Pier pampers beach-goers with several different guest cottages resting on an ocean pier, providing guests a relaxing stay accentuated with beachfront views and the natural soundscape of the ocean. Choose one-bedroom suites (23–26 on the map) equipped with a kitchen and deck ($235/night on weekdays; $275 on weekends). Further out, Cottages C–F offer private patios ($265/night on weekdays; $300 on weekends). Each white-paneled cottage is adorned with royal blue shingles and fashionably matching shutters, and comes rigged with ocean-inspired décor; furniture colored in hues plucked from royal blue crayons; and queen-size beds and modern amenities including microwaves, televisions, coffeemakers, and gravity.
- If historical charm is higher on your wish list than hotel-style service, head to this unique cluster of cottages sitting literally over the surf on the vintage Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach. – Frommer's
- i really enjoyed falling asleep and waking to the sound of the sea. i don't think that i've had two better nights of sleep in my life. – Nicole u., Yelp