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Hotel Nelson

Av. Revolucion 721, Tijuana, Mexico
Hotel Nelson
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Tijuana, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I haven't stayed in hotel but visited a restaurant. It's nice place, clean, prices are not expensive and food is very good. Mexican food and sea food, service is good. Stuff is very welcoming and friendly, easy to talk and make friends with :)

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Stockton, California
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I like to stay at the Hotel Nelson. It has a "at home" feeling. The staff is great. One thing I love is hearing the Mariachis outside of my window at night. Don't care what time of night they play.....it's a great felling =) Julie Orozco

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California
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Real old-school hotel and basic, perhaps reminding you of that first trip to TJ at 18. Reasonably clean and cheap. Helpful at the front desk. Get a room overlooking the plaza and you get live mariachis playing right outside your window until the last partier has spent his last peso, often around 6:00 AM. Located right at the junction of... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Stayed here and loved it for what it is. It is a cheap hotel in the heart of Revolucion Ave. I crashed here one night after a few too many tequilas. Was happy I still had my kidney's in the morning (kidding). This is not a place for the wife and kiddies. The room had paper thin walls so that... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

I've stayed here several times starting in the mid 80's. It's clean and safe but it's no 'resort' the rooms are clean and comfortable but offer little more than that. I have always liked the bar it's a dimly lit laid back local place with cheap drinks and friendly staff it's a perfect place to start your night. The North... More 

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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227 reviews 227 reviews
36 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Had lunch here on our day trip to Tijuana, Mexico & it was really good. Service is fast & the waiters & waitress try real hard to bridge the communication gap. Beers are cheap & all good fun.

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Mexicali, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

This is a cheap hotel. you can't expect what offers a resort. about $38 dlls per night, the room & bath are clean, TV has only a few channels with good reception, there's a $10 dlls fee for extra guest, wich is weird. but here comes the nightmare, sundays in the backyard, there are bands and singers that will easily... More 

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Madison, South Dakota
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27 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

When I travel, I talk to locals and usually hire someone or tip someone to give me the rundown on the best value for my money; this is how I found the Nelson. The hotel is very old and slightly run down. However, it is clean, safe, and the staff is very helpful. I have read the bad reviews and... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

a very nice hotel, great area, no luxury, great juke box in the bar, all 70 music, if thats your thing, have stayed many times, and will stay again, pg.

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Ellensburg, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2011

I've stayed at the Hotel Nelson twice and will return. Nothing fancy, mind you, but clean, good beds and a great value. I liked it's central location next to the arch, it's lively music in the area and choice of restaurants.

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