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Delta, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good location for our 3 day stay. For the reasonable price, we did not expect 4 star but is closer to a 2 star. Very noisy, bed is very hard, grounds are not particularly well maintained. Plumbing is low pressure, shower head is so low that even us shorter people have to stoop. Room was very basic but clean. Unfortunately...

Thank Bonnie_Tim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed 25 days,It was great experience.Clean ,central, functional for long stays.Staff was helping,big smile.A safe place,green garden,rich wi-fi.Rooms kitchen is very functional oven ,refrigerator ,oven.I feel at home very comfortable.Thank you for all. Thanks.

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Apache Junction, Arizona
Reviewed 31 October 2016

They did not have the breakfast that they advertise on their website -- we had to eat out. They have coffee, cheerios, bagels and oatmeal. They advertise toast, muffins, donuts, variety of cereals, fruit, etc., on their website, but they don't have those items. They indicate that they haven't served the breakfast on their website for over 3 years now....

Thank mfoster2016
Reviewed 21 October 2016

i was at this hotel for 4 nights last month. i am a recently discharged combat veteran who was in San Diego for treatment for my wounds suffered while i was deployed in Iraq. I paid for my stay up front, I knew I was in a non smoking room and always smoked outside and used either an ashtray or...

4Thank teamsguy12
Yuma, Arizona
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I was driving down the coast after a business trip and ended up looking for a hotel in San Diego. It was the weekend of the Miramar Air Show, which I had no clue about so when I got off the freeway near Clairemont Mesa Blvd, there were about 6 different hotels to choose from. This one was the second...

1Thank laketugs
San Diego, California
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The best way to describe this was average. Not great but not terrible. Im stingy with money so thats why I love coming here. Its not dirty and they provide basic breakfast. service at the front desk could use some work.

Thank theriaultmorgan
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We loved our stay here as we were looking for a budget room with kitchen area, microwave, fridge and king size bed. It is not a great hotel but worth the price.Room was clean with free breakfast and free parking. The best thing for us was that the Walmart was 10 - 12 minutes walk from the hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is quite far from Downtown so we had to take cabs all the time. Right across the road there are a couple of really good restaurants, one Korean and one Mediterranean which are really worth the money! However that is just about the one good thing about it! The hotel is old, tired, the wifi is really bad...

3Thank Martacarolina79
Dublin, CA
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The California Suites hotel is a basic 2* hotel, with some minor pro's and con's. Pro's. Convenient location (near major freeways, shopping, Walmart, restaurants). Self serve Laundry (4-5 machines). Refurbished and clean rooms, Nice pool, in room, Microwave and refrigerators, low cost (for San Diego). Con's. Dated property, No elevators, slow check in, spotty wifi, limited breakfast (bagels, cereal, juice)....

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Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

For what we payed to stay here for a week we were very pleased. Friendly staff, clean, comfortable room, nice pool, right next to the freeway, a good base to explore San Diego and the surrounding area.

Thank Murf63

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about California Suites Hotel

Address: 5415 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92117
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $88 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — California Suites Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 180
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“Away from stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Bonnie_Tim, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“select another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles donjonmarine25, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Clean, could not get internet _:(, A bit of Paradise close to everything”
 of 5 bubbles chrisnp50, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“For a good room - choose another hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles Calsur, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Stay at another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles I8301SDkatied, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
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