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San Diego Comparison of WM Oceanside, Club Wyndham Oceanside Pier, HGV at MarBrisa, HGV at SeaPointe, and WM Mission Valley

Which is your favorite?

  • Worldmark Oceanside

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  • Club Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort

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  • Hilton Grand Vacations at Marbrisa

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  • Hilton Grand Vacations at SeaPointe Resort

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  • Worldmark San Diego - Mission Valley

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Clifbell

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Today I am comparing 5 Timeshare is the San Diego area. San Diego is one of my favorite destinations because of the beaches and the good year round weather. My comparison criteria are 1) Ocean Views 2) Cost of one bedroom 3) Best pool 4) Overall quality 5) Close to Ocean 6) Close to San Diego. If you have different priorities, you might end up with a different ranking. Warning... I have a bit of a bias toward the beach towns over in the city itself. I do like the San Diego museums, but I prefer the little beach towns. If you are more of a city person, your rankings would be different. And I found that all (or at least most) city timeshares make you pay for parking (which I hate).

I should also mention that I would go back to any of them again. In fact, I have outstanding reservations at two of them already as I am planning a family holiday get together so I will be reviewing a two bedroom instead of a studio (in the future).

San Diego Comparison of WM Oceanside, Club Wyndham Oceanside Pier, HGV at MarBrisa, HGV at SeaPointe, and WM Mission Valley

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Today I am comparing 5 Timeshare is the San Diego area. San Diego is one of my favorite destinations because of the beaches and the good year round weather. My comparison criteria are 1) Ocean Views 2) Cost of one bedroom 3) Best pool 4) Overall quality 5) Close to Ocean 6) Close to San Diego. If you have different priorities, you might end up with a different ranking. Warning... I have a bit of a bias toward the beach towns over in the city itself. I do like the San Diego museums, but I prefer the little beach towns. If you are more of a city person, your rankings would be different. And I found that all (or at least most) city timeshares make you pay for parking (which I hate).

I should also mention that I would go back to any of them again. In fact, I have outstanding reservations at two of them already as I am planning a family holiday get together so I will be reviewing a two bedroom instead of a studio (in the future).

San Diego Comparison of WM Oceanside, Club Wyndham Oceanside Pier, HGV at MarBrisa, HGV at SeaPointe, and WM Mission Valley

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Did you stay in one of the hotel units on the backside or one of the timeshare units on the beachside at Oceanside Pier?
 

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Did you stay in one of the hotel units on the backside or one of the timeshare units on the beachside at Oceanside Pier?
I have stayed in the hotel on the backside and also in a one bedroom... Way prefer the one bedroom because I had a view of the ocean from my deck.
 

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I have stayed in the hotel on the backside and also in a one bedroom... Way prefer the one bedroom because I had a view of the ocean from my deck.
Agree, and the train horn when you are on the backside, yeesh....

On that note, how is train noise at Marbrisa and Seapointe?
 

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Agree, and the train horn when you are on the backside, yeesh....

On that note, how is train noise at Marbrisa and Seapointe?
I didn't have a problem with the train noise at SeaPointe because it was down in a hollow and the hotel is on a hill.... I think MarBrisa is far enough away you don't hear it.
 

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I didn't have a problem with the train noise at SeaPointe because it was down in a hollow and the hotel is on a hill.... I think MarBrisa is far enough away you don't hear it.
Funny, I always imagine that area...Legoland, the flower fields, to be closer to the beach than it actually is. Speaking of the flower fields, Grand Pacific Palisades is on my list to stay someday.
 

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Funny, I always imagine that area...Legoland, the flower fields, to be closer to the beach than it actually is. Speaking of the flower fields, Grand Pacific Palisades is on my list to stay someday.
I have a reservation for February 2022 at the Grand Pacific Palisades.... It is on my list as well.
 

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Worldmark Mission Valley has no views of anything but we liike the location for access to everything. Worldmark Oceanside may have a distant view of the Ocean but it is easy walking distance. It is a bit of a drive to actual San Diego.
 

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Worldmark Mission Valley has no views of anything but we liike the location for access to everything. Worldmark Oceanside may have a distant view of the Ocean but it is easy walking distance. It is a bit of a drive to actual San Diego.
All true what you wrote. I found myself doing a day trip (or two) to San Diego when staying in Oceanside or Carlsbad resorts for a week
 

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All true what you wrote. I found myself doing a day trip (or two) to San Diego when staying in Oceanside or Carlsbad resorts for a week
Did you take the Coaster? We prefer that to driving.

 

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Did you take the Coaster? We prefer that to driving.

I drove to San Diego, but I was thinking about the coaster.
 

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I drove to San Diego, but I was thinking about the coaster.
Try it next time, the all day senior pass is a bargain, you can transfer to the trolley system or buses and get all over the area. The station is very convenient in Oceanside, and you can walk to Poinsettia station from Seapointe. Free parking at the stations. It sometimes gets crowded coming back with downtown commuters or baseball fans when the Padres have a game.
 

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Try it next time, the all day senior pass is a bargain, you can transfer to the trolley system or buses and get all over the area. The station is very convenient in Oceanside, and you can walk to Poinsettia station from Seapointe. Free parking at the stations. It sometimes gets crowded coming back with downtown commuters or baseball fans when the Padres have a game.
The biggest problem lately has been Coaster shutdowns. There has been some construction and sometimes they shut it down for the weekend. Just make sure to check before you buy tickets to something downtown with the intent of using the Coaster.
 

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Try it next time, the all day senior pass is a bargain, you can transfer to the trolley system or buses and get all over the area. The station is very convenient in Oceanside, and you can walk to Poinsettia station from Seapointe. Free parking at the stations. It sometimes gets crowded coming back with downtown commuters or baseball fans when the Padres have a game.
It gets crowded, but imagine i5 traffic through the funnel north of LA Jolla at those times!
 

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Try it next time, the all day senior pass is a bargain, you can transfer to the trolley system or buses and get all over the area. The station is very convenient in Oceanside, and you can walk to Poinsettia station from Seapointe. Free parking at the stations. It sometimes gets crowded coming back with downtown commuters or baseball fans when the Padres have a game.
Absolutely will try it
 

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Ooooh, the Coaster! We stayed at WM Oceanside last month for a visit to the San Diego County Fair. We purchased the Fair ticket that included North County Transit (Coaster, Bus, etc) and had a blast. What a lovely visit the coast!!
 
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