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BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Gateway Hotel

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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our second visit to this hotel, we visited first in 2013 and back now in 2015, service and facilities are great, hotel is not in the center of everything but access in and out is very convenient and quick. The only issue we experienced this last trip was the corridor and upper floor noise, you can hear every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at the Best Western Plus Marina Gateway. It is a little bit out of the way but if you have a car, it's not that much of a drive to get to all of the tourist areas. My kids liked the salt water swimming pool. There is plenty of parking and no parking fee, unlike most... More 

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Orlando, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautifully newer hotel, very convenient to anything in and around San Diego. Yes, it is a little south of downtown, but if you have a car, everything was a 15-30 minute drive. The drive to Coronado and downtown/Balboa Park/zoo was super easy and fast. I loved the ease of the hotel being right off I-5. Many others... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our son is in the Navy and this hotel was near his apartment, so he recommended it. We stayed in October of 2014 and now are back again. Excellent service, very nice grounds and very nice, comfortable and clean inside. Just off the I-5, 10 minutes from the airport. Great parking and there's a free standing restaurant at the edge... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third time in as many years that we've been to this hotel and it's been very consistent. Great staff, clean rooms, very friendly. It's convenient to the freeway and many eating establishments. There is a restaurant across the parking lot, but it's a bit too pricey for the type of trip we are on. Denny's is right... More 

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Tucson, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always stay here each summer we are in SD for Vacation, and we are always very impressed with the hotel, the room, and the Staff is outstanding. We will never stay at another hotel when in the SD area.. which we plan to be more often hopefully because my son is stationed there (Navy) - on a side note... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel is nice size and clean. Rooms are a good size. Hotel has a very nice sized pool but it is not heated and extremely cold. The staff is very helpful as well. The area and hotel do not offer much amenities for children however. Overall it is a great place for the businesses traveler but not for a extended... More 

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Reno, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found meth in baggy in sheets at turn-down which tells me that staff is not checking both beds in a double bed room upon guest checkout when it appears to have not been slept in. This also got me to wonder about the towels cleanliness as well...if it appear as if the towel was not used, do they not change... More 

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Jeff M, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

June 24, 2015 Dear Valued Guest, We sincerely apologize for your experience at our property and we appreciate you providing us with feedback. We take great pride in being one of the top hotels in the San Diego area, and I want to personally apologize that your recent stay did not reflect this. As you can see from our previous... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In town for a wedding. Well kept building and friendly check in. Room was comfortable and clean. Faced away from the restaurant and all was quiet. I drove all over the area and the hotel was a good starting point with easy freeway access whether going north or south. There was a small snafu regarding my reservation but staff handled... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A new hotel. Rooms and cleanliness is excellent. Staff were very polite and attentive. evening bar & cafe located near the hotel , making it very convenient and delicious food. The attention to the name fool you, the hotel's location away from the sea. 10 minutes drive from the center of San Diago. There is a small pool. but not... More 

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