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California Suites Hotel

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Portland, OR
Reviewed 4 January 2009

I took my family to San Diego for a vacation and we ended up at this hotel after doing considerable research online. The price was excellent and the reviews generally good. I was not disappointed. We have 2 adults and 2 kids, aged 5 and 8. I searched/shopped for a hotel online and then called the hotel directly because the...

1Thank PDX-FamilyTraveler
Fountain Hills, AZ
Reviewed 5 December 2008

California Suites Hotel offers clean, no-frills lodging and friendly service. The complementary continental breakfast is more than enough to get you off to a good start, the grounds are beautifully maintained with a tropical feeling and the prices are unbeatable by San Diego standards. Located in the Clairemont area, it's approximately a 10-minute drive to Balboa Park and less than...

1Thank HomeawayfromhomeAZ
Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 19 September 2008

Excellent Hotel! From the outside it doesnt look like much, but once you get inside the hotel gates, it's really pretty! Fountain, Pool, Hot Tub, nice greenery. Came to San Diego to visit family in Clariemont, and this hotel was in a convenient location and for a great price. Pros: 1.) Great Continental Breakfast (bagels, cereal, toast, bananas, oranges, french...

4Thank gemini_baby0608
Reviewed 3 September 2008

Ok, where can you spend 100 bucks a night and get a clean room with crankin AC, cable and a kitchenette, with a fridge, microwave, and two burners if you want to cook a little something. They have a pool and hot tub. The breakfast is pretty standard continental. They do have one of those automatic Latte machines so you...

3Thank Sethwentthere
Pittsford, New York
Reviewed 25 August 2008

If you navigate the California Suites website, you conjure up a view of the lushly landscaped grounds, full of tropical flora, a sunny Mediterranean outdoor decor, a sparkling swimming pool, and clean, immaculate accomodations. Lounging in the pool doing an elementary backstroke, you'd get the same viewpoint . Notice I've mentioned "basic accomodations". Indeed the website and your pool view...

2Thank BZT
Reviewed 25 August 2008

I was traveling on a budget and I had a good deal for a two–day stay. The front desk was unhelpful and definitely not friendly at all. I asked for directions and for some restaurant suggestions, and the answers were "sorry, I don't have dinner out very often, so I can't recommend any restaurant in the area ". I asked...

3Thank qwfqwf
Reviewed 12 August 2008

I stayed in this hotel thinking i was getting a good deal. I had also booked it months in advanced. When i spoke to them on the phone we had come to the agreement that i would be staying next to my families room. When I got there it was a different story!! My hotel was not close to theres....

2Thank sanluis10
East Coast
Reviewed 20 July 2008

This hotel looks very plain on the outside, (facing the boulevard) but once inside you are greeted by winding paths through well planted gardens with palm trees, flowers, a fountain and bougainvillea winding over the arches. There are benches here and there where you can enjoy the pretty setting. Every member of the staff was friendly and helpful. The rooms...

4Thank TravelingVisitor
Temecula, CA
Reviewed 6 July 2008

We had to stay in San Diego, in the Clairemont area for a funeral, unfortunately last week. We booked this hotel because it was the lowest price and was close. I was worried that it would be loud, or unsafe (we have two boys) or dirty. I was VERY pleasantly surprised, however! It was very clean, nice and neat, and...

3Thank MyBoysMomTemecula
Southern, California
Reviewed 5 May 2008

Rooms are plain but clean and a faily good value for the money, But the customer service at the check in counter was a little strange. I travel for work and picked this hotel due to cost and location. Both were good but the experience I had upon check in was almost rude in nature. It was a little late...

2Thank w0rkingtraveler

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about California Suites Hotel

Address: 5415 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92117-2308
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $89 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — California Suites Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 180
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The rooms on the west side of the hotel are quieter than the one I had on the east side.”
ritar502, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Away from stairs.”
Bonnie_Tim, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“select another hotel”
donjonmarine25, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Clean, could not get internet _:(, A bit of Paradise close to everything”
chrisnp50, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“For a good room - choose another hotel!”
Calsur, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
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