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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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81 reviews 81 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Bayfield, Wisconsin
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77 reviews 77 reviews
14 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Baltimore
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a Clarion Inn this hotel was very good. We stayed on hotel points. Very pleased. Newly renovated rooms. Very nice bathroom. Small frig and microwave. Wifi. Very clean. Friendly staff. Very comfortable. Rooms were a bit small though - especially if you have a 5th person staying/sleeping on a cot. We had an "Ocean View" room with a balcony... More

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

Dear tvpromo: Thank you for the perks on TripAdvisor. Great Sea side Village, great place to visit seeing surfers, runners, walkers, and the like. A great location! FYI, we’re in process of obtaining various items to play next door at our Public Park. Footballs, Basketballs, Frisbees been bag tossing and so much more. No charge, just check them out –... More

KATY, TX
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stayed at the Clarion for a friends wedding. It was in a good location and the rooms were clean, but that was about it. We were supposed to have an ocean view, but when you looked out our window there was a big tree blocking the view. Then we were in a room with the loudest ac unit. Every... More

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

Dear MAMASITAX2: Thank you for your comments; I’ll investigate your room for noisy air conditioning. I apologize for any inconvenience you may have encountered, just wondering if you contacted hotel staff to assist you with AC? If a guest doesn’t enjoy their room, we’re more than happy to move them to another room. Most importantly, I sincerely hope you enjoyed... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We arrived at the Clarion for a 2 day stay and the staff treated us like we were royalty. The place is very clean and the entire staff including the general mgr. Tom went above and beyond to make our first visit a memorable one.The rooms were very clean and the room we requested was quiet and a nice view... More

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

Dear Stephen T: Thank you for your kind comments on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure chatting with you and your lovely wife while visiting The Sea Side Village of Del Mar. It’s always a pleasure to read compliments on our staff, as we all work so very hard to “get it right” when assisting guests and visitors to and from... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

The location is great -- it's an easy walk to a beautiful beach and downtown Del Mar restaurants and shops. Parking can be very difficult in that area, and it was a great benefit to have free parking -- we barely drove all weekend. The hotel itself is clean and comfortable, there's a decent pool and hot tub, and it... More

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

Hey Supersonic89: A big “thank you” to a senior reviewer for TripAdvisor, you offer others to better understand all about travel and to better understand OR recommend where to stay. You’re the best. My apologies with our breakfast cooks, they’re trying their darndest to get food out as fast as possible. BUT, shouldn’t be at the expense of lousy eggs,... More

Highland, California
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stayed mid-week as a family get-a-way. We enjoyed the location and the hotel was clean. The personnel, from the front lobby to housekeeping, were very helpful, friendly and courteous. We paid the extra fee for the ocean view, which was not as good as I thought, but we could see the ocean. Easy access to the beach was about... More

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

Dear Lance O: Mid-week getaways are awesome with even better rates. Thank you for the perks regarding staff, friendly & helpful. For sure, that’s our staff! They’re the best… My apologies if you’re confused with carpeting, the inside corridor carpeting is only 4 month’s old – honest… Installed in May 2014. The reality is in summertime sooo many spills, we’re... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We thought we would watch a movie in the room. All that was offered was basic cable. For having such a big tv in room that was a big disappointment..great location nice staff..air conditioning is next to bed. Its loud...it was a rare day very humid so we couldn't open the sliding door...over all hotel is ok will never stay... More

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

Dear Matt M: Thank you for your comments; it’s unfortunate to read you’re unhappy. My staff should have informed you we offer TMC (((The Movie Channel))) for our guests along with 77 other basic Cable channels to choose. I’d definitely agree it’s been a humid summer, again, I feel we failed you if the air conditioning being too loud for... More

San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed at the Clarion on a Saturday night , we're locals to San Diego and wanted to spend sometime around Del mar and catch a Race night and concert. I ended up booking quite early in advance the rate was higher then we wanted for a double bed room one night. Buuuuttt You can see the Ocean and a... More

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

Dear momgq: Thank you for the perks and all your other comments, these are great so we can review to better serve other guests into the future. Great to read you enjoyed your vacation and your visit to Del Mar. The unexpected benefits are our Bistro C café due to “fresh to order food” – No prefabbed fake eggs here,... 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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