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City Express Tijuana Rio

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Dr. Atl 6, Zona Rio, Tijuana 22010, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
acura9927 San Jose, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Jose, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a area with everyday within walking distance. Feels like staying at a American city. Its nothing like being in Downtown TJ or the Zona Norte where tourists are at. Its the business/ shopping area so prices for rooms are not cheap by Mexican standards. I found by walking around that there are cheaper hotels by the... More

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Henderson, Nevada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
33 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We were going to spend the night in Chula Vista prior to going to Tijuana, but found a great deal online for the City Express Tijuana Rio and couldn't be happier we stayed here. The hotel has a great location, close to many attractions in Tijuana. The room is very basic. We had a room with 2 beds. Our room... More

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Marlen C, Guest Relations Manager at City Express Tijuana Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest , Thanks for contact us we are thanks for your comments and its plased to know that the Hotel City Express Tijuana Rio did with your expectatives of comfort and service and make you very comfortable Looking foward for your next visit soon More

Dublin, Ireland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Rooms are small and with basic decoration. But, you can enjoy free wifi, free breakfast buffet (continental with a mexican mix) and free ride around the area. Its best feature is the location: Near many restaurants and in the nicest part of the city. The other hotels in the area are much older and expensive. I would rather stay here... More

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Marlen C, Guest Relations Manager at City Express Tijuana Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for contact us we are thanks for your comments and its plased to know that the Hotel City Express Tijuana Rio did with your expectatives of comfort and service and make you very comfortable Looking foward for your next visit soon More

Mexico City, Mexico
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

The hotel is good in general. I stayed there cause it is near the airport. The most important points are covered cleaness and confort. The only problem is that all the roms are very very small. So they are a little claustrofobic.

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Marlen C, Guest Relations Manager at City Express Tijuana Rio, responded to this review

Appreciated guest, It is our pleasure to offer you our services that makes our main motivation and commitment that your stay be pleasant and productive. So that we work every day to improve that your next visit unforgettable. More

Santa Monica, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

The hotel was very clean and was very safe place to stay. Front desk were super nice and I will return. They also offer a free van ride anywhere close by. Only negative NO POOL

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Management response:

Dear Guest, It is our pleasure to host you at City Express Tijuana Río. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments with us, and this commits us to continue working hard towards achieving new triumphs and today we are proud that you are part of the story we're writing. Cordially, Guest Relations Manager More

Morristown
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

We booked this hotel through Hotels.com -- big mistake. We've stayed here before, twice, for one week at a time. We paid the hotel directly, $60USD nightly, and stayed in a room with a kitchenette. This time we booked online and were penalized. Upon arrival, the hotel put us in a very small room. We said we always stay in... More

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CalidadyServicio, Guest Relations Manager at City Express Tijuana Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments. I offer you a sincere apology for the inconvenience the slight rate variations may have caused you. As you may be aware, rates vary slightly through the different selling channels according. However, in all of them, the rate for a superior room is higher to that... More

San Diego
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

Great place for the price. Adequate breafast bar, nothing fancy but will fill your palate. Not even 5 mins from the border, you're next to a central shopping mall, super clean, attentive staff, clean rooms and hotel. I've seen reviews where other's have said the WIFI speed sucks, I never tried it so I couldn't tell you. If you're looking... More

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Hamilton, Ontario
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

Hi y'all! I loved it here! Secure. Staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was fantastic and healthy! Offerings were: 4 kinds of cereal. White n whole wheat bread. A toaster. Pastries, ie: doughnuts, sweetbreads, cookies. Bananas, apples, canteloupe, papaya, creamy cottage cheese! Alfalfa sprouts, romaine lettuce, cooked ham. pancakes n all the necessary condiments. Two flavours of yogurt. Many flavours... More

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Monica T, Manager at City Express Tijuana Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments! We are very glad to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us. We will make sure that your remarks reach Arnufo, Ximena, Isabel, Melissa and the rest of the staff. Looking forward to host you again in the future! More

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Address: Dr. Atl 6, Zona Rio, Tijuana 22010, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Tijuana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — City Express Tijuana Rio 2.5*
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