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“Simply awesome”
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Old Town Inn
Ranked #10 of 286 Hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 8 March 2012

Friendly, accommodating staff, very economical, clean rooms, close proximity to most of San Diego, wonderful breakfast. What more could one want in a place away from home? Our favorite place in San Diego. Simply awesome.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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HotelGuySanDiego, Front Desk Agent at Old Town Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2012

Dear Valued Guest - We are always delighted to hear that we’ve made our guest's stay as comfortable as possible. The staff at the Old Town Inn really appreciates you commending our service; it shows that we are doing things right. We really hope to see you again soon and look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 8 March 2012

If you are sensitive to noise, this is not the place for you. If you don't mind background noise from traffic, planes, trains, the hum of the mini-fridge, and noise from the AC unit, then this is a good value for San Diego. We had a deluxe king room (#205), which was large, well lit and with pleasant decor. The bed was very comfortable, though it had stiff edges. The pillows were mushy. Our room had a large mini-fridge with freezer and a small microwave. The old-fashioned TV also had a DVD player. We had a small sofa with sagging cushions. The bathroom had a toilet, tub shower, and sink. There was a second sink with lots of counter space outside of that room. The shower head had good flow but was placed very low even for people of average height. I had to turn the knob to the maximum for hot to get barely sufficient hot water for the shower. The towels were thin and scratchy. We had some difficulty with the wifi, but generally it worked okay. The continental breakfast was crowded but the food was decent, including waffle maker, hard-boiled eggs, and fruit, along with the usual fare. It's a short stroll to Old Town and its good Mexican restaurants.

Stayed: March 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 7 March 2012

This motel is an excellent value and very close to to everything we wanted to do. The staff was very helpful with directions and dinner suggestions. Rooms were very clean and the property well groomed.

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled with family
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HotelGuySanDiego, Front Desk Agent at Old Town Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2012

Thank you for visiting our wonderful hotel, Old Town Inn, and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We always try our best when taking care of our guests’ needs and the staff appreciates your kind words acknowledging our efforts. With so much to do and see in Historic Old Town, a 10 minute walk from the hotel, and just a short drive to many local attractions, we feel our hotel is well located. Thank you again for the kind words and we look forward to seeing you soon in the lobby of the Old Town Inn!

Sincerely,

Mike - Front Desk Agent

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Reviewed 28 February 2012

I thought Old Town Inn was a good value - clean room, nice lobby with fireplace, and friendly front desk. If you want a 5-star, fancy hotel this is not for you. But we found it very acceptable for under $100/night in San Diego - in close proximity to Old Town restaurants. One suggestion is to ask for a room away from the Pacific Highway. The traffic noise was not bad, but our room was in the middle - and we heard virtually no traffic noise.

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  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled with family
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HotelGuySanDiego, Front Desk Agent at Old Town Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2012

Dear “Splash’s_pal" - We’re glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Old Town Inn. As many of our guests find, the savings of $30.00-$80.00 per night (or more!) versus staying at some of the larger hotels on the eastern edge of Old Town turns out to be a great choice. Our prices for our deluxe and economy rooms are always very competitive, our rooms are always very clean, and our beds are extremely comfortable.

As you mentioned, some guests may prefer to stay in a room toward the back of the property so that they can be further away from the street. I think for anyone that is a light sleeper that is a good idea. I am a light sleeper myself, but have not had any trouble sleeping at our hotel, even when I stayed in room 201, which is one of our rooms closest to the road. It is actually one of my favorite rooms here at the hotel because it has a very large arched window on the side adjacent to the street that the other rooms do not have, so the room is very light and bright. We do try to ensure the comfort of our guests when it comes to noise issues, if any of our guests ever have an issue with noise coming from another guest room, someone is available at our front desk 24 hours a day to address the issue for them. If you ever have a problem, we want you to call us so that we can do our best to take care of it for you. We also offer ear plugs at the front desk for those guests who may be more noise sensitive.

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We hope to see you back at the Old Town Inn soon!

Cecily ~ Front Desk Agent

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Reviewed 27 February 2012

I have been staying at the Old Town Inn for at least 6 years. They have always provided me with a fresh, clean, well-maintained room, comfortable bed, ample breakfast, and a wonderful staff! Their pool is in a quiet, sheltered area that allows you to relax. The Inn is a short walk to the San Diego Trolley system, and near the Airport. Old Town is also a short walk for food, drink, and entertainment.

Many of the staff members are long-timers and actually make you feel like they care about you being back for another visit. Beatriz and Anna are two of the managers whom I have met and they are very proud of their establishment and its employees.

I highly recommend the Old Town Inn.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled on business
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HotelGuySanDiego, Front Desk Agent at Old Town Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2012

Dear valued guest - It’s always a pleasure to have you back as our returning guest and we are delighted to know that you always enjoy the cleanliness and the amenities we offer. We always do the best possible to meet the comfort and convenience of your stay at the Old Town Inn. Thank you very much for the wonderful review on TripAdvisor and we look forward to seeing you in the lobby of the Old Town Inn in San Diego soon.

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Additional Information about Old Town Inn

Address: 4444 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA 92110-3107
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Region: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#19 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#22 Family Hotel in San Diego
#46 Business Hotel in San Diego
Price Range: $153 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Old Town Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 73
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our rates reflect what we are, a modest AAA 2 Diamond property, family owned with a priority on customer service. Great central location, commercial pocket – we joke that we are nowhere but right next door to everywhere. Amenities include a complimentary expanded continental breakfast, free wireless internet and parking, and heated outdoor pool. Children 12 and under stay free. Pet friendly. We have a wide selection of room types, including large apartments with kitchens. ... more   less 
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