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Clarion Del Mar Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   720 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sure it has a nice ocean view from the upper floors, nice but not spectacular, a couple of large trees block out a good deal and you also have a view of rooftops. The staff is the best part, really nice people, but... there is no complementary breakfast, they only give you a 15% off coupon for one item at... More

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear Daryl S: Thank you for taking the time to write your comments on TripAdvisor. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience for our guests... More

Oklahoma City, OK
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a long review. Historically, it is rare for me to give such a bad review. To sum it up, if you don't want to read all my comments, I will summarize them. The outdoor restaurant staff were rude to me and the front desk staff were a little odd. I can deal with odd since others might not... More

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear JackieT: Thank you for the heads up on TripAdvisor with your opinions. I do remember responding to you once on Choice Hotels.com. And again I do apologize for not exceeding your expectations with our great little boutique hotel. We do attempt to do our very best with our hotel and our new Bistro C by Choice Hotels International. Whatever... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the Clarion very quiet Ocean view rooms..3rd floor is best! Staff is professional & room is always very clean. Nice little cafe with specific hours open. Hope they add room service meals & upgrade elevator :)

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear wendy9491: Thank you for your comments AND compliments on TripAdvisor while visiting The Clarion Del Mar Inn Hotel. Great reading you enjoyed our 3rd floor rooms; they’re truly the best for sunsets. Truly one of a kind sunsets and magnificent! Please return again and again to enjoy our great hotel in the sea side village of Del Mar/La Jolla.... More

Istanbul
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Del Marin is one of the best places around San Diego, very nice village with small shops and restaurants. It has a great beach and a park. The area is quite expensive overall. Clarion is 15 min walking distance to the village and the beach and the price is very reasonbale compared to what you get. The rooms are recently... More

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear ZPinar: Thank you for the truly outstanding comments on TripAdvisor. We’re worked diligently on the hotel to add those very special touches, like the ‘glass showers’ nice and clean! I’m a baby-boomer, and remember my parents with the wet bar, great to have available when you want it and when you don’t close the doors. My apologies for a... More

Anaheim Hills, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Del Mar recently for a birthday party. The price was very reasonable for the San Diego area and was within walking distance of downtown Del Mar. The place was clean, neat, and quiet. Will certainly use it again if we are in the area.

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear KarenZ28: I couldn’t agree more, YES, we’re a nice boutique hotel in the Sea Side Village of Del Mar. Conveniently located between most all major attractions – you could be visiting the Zoo, Sea World OR LegoLand, whichever strikes your fancy. Our staff is very helpful in locating the perfect spot if you’re interested in fine dining – similar... More

Charlton, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Clarion Inn is a nice little hotel in Del Mar, CA just far enough away from downtown San Diego. Conveniently located half way between the San Diego Zoo and the Safari Park. The hotel has a cute little Bistro (with discount coupons) that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Not a lot of menu choices, but we found something for... More

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GTA, Ontario, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice room, but, SMALL. Beautiful bathroom, even had a balcony with view of ocean. Bed comfortable. Good location ... beautiful beaches. Near LaJolla. Good restaurants around, but, quite pricey. Breakfast is not included. Location was quiet and good for sleeping. Also not far from San Diego.

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear Travel200905SL: Thank you for the great comments on TripAdvisor! As a seasoned veteran traveler, many experienced comments like your help other decide where to stay for fun in the sun. As you noted, we’re a small boutique Hotel located in the Sea Side Village of Del Mar – right next to La Jolla/Torrey Pines. No, breakfast is not included,... More

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82 reviews 82 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a decent choice for Del Mar accommodations, given how pricey the area is. Pros: (1) within easy walking distance of all of Del Mar (0.7 miles to the main intersection with 15th where the most restaurants are; 15 minutes to Powerhouse Park; 20 minutes to the beach access); (2) relatively quiet location, at least if your room is... More

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear islands4321: Thank you for the shout out comments with TripAdvisor! Good location is most important for business OR fun in the sun… Many great comments on the newly renovated rooms and bathrooms. They’re the best! Some mixed reviews on our Bistro as we’re beta site for new Bistro C Café; we’re getting better every day. Hope you return again... More

Bayfield, Wisconsin
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77 reviews 77 reviews
14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My work group - 5 rooms - stayed here last weekend and had a group dinner in a private room. The hotel was very accommodating with everything from ocean view room upgrades, gluetin free menu options, late checkouts, and white board for our meeting. Yes, it is after the main season, but the room prices were frankly amazing for Del... More

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kristen C: Thank you for the great comments on TripAdvisor. We all work very hard to offer our wonderful facilities. The location is the location, it’s grrrreat! Hope you and your had time to try the surfing lessons I mentioned, if not – there’s always next time. I agree, our Bistro C is perfect for those light breakfast and... More

Scottsdlale, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I always research hotels and other travel spots on tripadvisor and other sites to read the guests' reviews. My husband and I booked 5 nights at the Clarion Del Mar for early August of this year. We are very familiar with Choice hotels since we used this chain throughout America and Canada during our 12 years of Tour Service to... More

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sigrid E: Thank you for your great comments on TripAdvisor. Unfortunate to read of your knee replacement, I know how painful this impediment can be due to my own knees beginning to lose their luster. I’d suggest if your impediment reduces your walking capabilities – a short drive to your to your destination may be well worth the time.... More

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Address: 720 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
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Location: United States > California > Del Mar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Del Mar Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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