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El Primero Boutique Bed & Breakfast Hotel

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416 Third Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights to visit San Diego area and found it very convenient as you could catch the trolley in to town for just $2.50. The El Primero was fantastic. The welcome by Karen could not have been warmer and she even displayed the Union Jack for us as English guests. The room was very comfortable and quiet.... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the San Diego area for a wedding, and selected El Primero for our base of operations. Our daughter and husband stayed here also. We stayed here three nights at the beginning of our vacation, and after determining vacancy, came back for our final night. The hosts, Pi and Sol, along with their daughter (who worked the desk),... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We were looking for an inexpensive place to stay while visiting San Diego for a wedding. This place happened to be right in between the ceremony and the reception, plus had great reviews so we booked it. The staff/family were incredibly nice and warm. They were always very happy to see us and have a bit of small talk. It... More 

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El Cajon, California
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71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I thoroughly enjoy staying at B&Bs because of the individual attention you receive along with a homey feel away from home, and this place is no exception. Pros: - The breakfast is lovely. There are a variety of fabulous fruits to choose from, and they also include turkey and pork bacon, egg pies (I forgot the name of it specifically),... More 

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San Diego
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We stayed here recently for one night, and my husband and I had widely differing opinions. I thought it was a charming restoration of a historic property with great access to nearby restaurants, a convenience store across the street, and a shopping center several blocks away. Each room is named after a local landmark, and you receive interesting info on... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is a cute retro B&B with all the amenities you need, we loved our stay and best of all we loved Sol and Pie, the owners of the place. They make you feel at home with their attentions and yes, excellent breakfast, cooked fresh everyday, not some "pre-made from a box deal". Pie actually grows many of the fruits... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The price is fair for a hotel that is less than 20 minutes drive to down town SD. We arrived at late nine o'clock; we rang the doorbell/intercom system; the owner came to open the door for us. The hotel is small and nice. The twin double bed room is not small, it has plenty of room for us to... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is a cute Hotel boutique managed by a friendly family with passion and love. They are dedicated to delighting their customers with friendly, quality service at affordable prices. About the breakfast, was the best egg fatata, I've ever tasted!

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Weiz, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Litvery littel hotel, with very small rooms. If you need a hotel with a lot of space this would not be the right hotel for you. it was our last hotel before flying back and we had to pack our suitcases but there was absolutely no room. the bed sheets had holes and the bathroom was not clean. the breakfast... More 

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Toppenish, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

My husband and I stayed here on a recent trip to San Diego. The hotel is in a great location as there are restaurants that are within walking distance. It's a great combination of the privacy of a regular hotel room along with the niceties of a bed and breakfast. Also my husband is happy because I've been inspired to... More 

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