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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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Ranked #1 of 1 Chula Vista B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our annual family visit from oversea, a place to rest our tired bodies. With it's quiet room, comfy bed and right pillows. Plus a quint court yard where we enjoyed buffet type of breakfast. In all aspect of hospitality , owners / innkeepers - Sol and Pie added a personal touch to the service we got. Learned about San... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent two nights here and would definitely return. This is not a chain hotel. It is owned and managed by an exceedingly nice couple who truly want their guests to be comfortable and have all they need. There is an attractive courtyard for leisure visits with friends, or just for solo relaxing. The complimentary breakfasts are amazing! I've never... More 

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CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Happened upon this place in searching for a brief Independence Day getaway, not far from SD fireworks- ONE WEEK prior to the 4th! The only place around that allowed us to stay for just one night. Didn't expect much, but were we surprised! It was very easy to get to off freeway. The place was clean, and had a refrig... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This historic hotel has lots of "pleasant surprises" to offer. Upon entering it offers you a welcome home, away from home. The owners Mr & Mrs Roque gives you a feeling of family . And yes, the breakfast is awesome, which the owners prepare themselves. Fresh fruits, fritatas, cereal, different kinds of breads, hard boiled eggs etc. but the best... More 

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San Dimas, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at El Primero was great, thanks to the clean and comfortable non-smoking room we had during our trip in June of 2015. It's not a big, loud and rowdy hotel, but actually the opposite: quaint and tranquil. Located in Chula Vista, walking distance of several small eateries in the town center--which seems to be in the middle of... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great value place to stay away from the tourist crowds, rooms are clean and practical with a good breakfast choice. public transport in front of the hotel allows for good connections to the city centre as well as the mexican border for travellers without car. The owners were very friendly and helpful and made me feel at home.

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Greater Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I could not possibly rate this quaint stay other than magical. First the character of the owners. If all people could be this pleasant and wonderful, we would live in perfect world. They take great pride in ensuring that you have all that you need. The breakfast was so rockin. Fresh fruit, perfect hard boiled eggs, fritatas to boot. You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I had such a great experience staying at El Primero hotel in late May. I was in San Diego to help my mom recover after surgery. I initially had booked a room for one night but luckily was able to extend my stay another 3 nights. Staying at El Primero was like staying at a home away from home. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Very pleasant stay. Very friendly owners (first owner I talked to who knew about CDMA and Snapdragon :-)). Close to everything in San Diego. Excellent breakfast - lots of fruits and home baked bread! Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I am so thankful that I visited El Primero Boutique Bed & Breakfast Hotel! It is a quiet respite away from all the hustle and bustle in most large cities. I spent time here over the Memorial Day weekend. The room was cozy and had the most comfortable bed I had ever slept in! The hosts were amazing and provided... More 

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