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Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South

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700 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950 (Formerly Clarion Hotel South Bay)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very nice hotel.. nice view.. staff very friendly. They have a restaurant in the lobby to eat and a bar to drink.. food was decent my only issues with tgis hotel is that I was trying to rest and there was a load grinding noise above my room that made it very hard to relax. They were... More 

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Camp Verde, Arizona
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location if you don't mind being close to a busy freeway. Also when we checked in reception was very busy. They forgot to give me my AAA discount. When I asked at checkout, receptionist gave me 2 breakfast passes. My companion had the buffet - disappointing. I had eggs, bacon & hashbrowns. The food wasn't bad but it was... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this hotel as they had an airport shuttle. They gladly will shuttle you within a five mile radius. Pleasantly surprised with excellent beds, clean room and great shower head. Dora very helpful at checkout. Looking forward to returning and highly recommend this property.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would like to let everyone know that the staff here were very good. Their are 3 personal that were the best {Dora, David & Grace} They made our stay very pleasant. I would come back to this hotel. Great Experience

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Joanne D, Manager at Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South, responded to this review

Dear Wendie B, Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent visit to San Diego! We appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback about your visit and are happy to hear that you enjoyed yourselves. I have shared your wonderful feedback with Dora, Grace and David and we hope that we have the opportunity to welcome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

They have a really great crew who are really helpful and make your stay really enjoyable! Thank you Karen for being nice and professional. Thank you Dora for great attitude, and good advises. Thank you David for a good ride. Thank you Corey for being honest. Thank you Santiago for being professional and really taking care of his customers and... More 

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Joanne D, Manager at Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South, responded to this review

Dear Igor, It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and thank you for taking the time to share about your experience. Our goal is to provide exceptional service to all our guests and provide a home away from home and I am happy that we hit the mark. I have shared your wonderful feedback with the team!... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I chose this hotel because it was close to the naval base and had an airport shuttle. The hotel is older but met my needs. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They even took us to Seaport Village in the shuttle and picked us up afterwards. I paid $82 total per night for my room and considered it a... More 

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Joanne D, Manager at Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South, responded to this review

Dear bluebonnet1, Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent visit to San Diego! We appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback about your visit and are happy to hear that you we able to take advantage of our shuttle service. We hope that we have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon! Best Regards,... More 

Kindersley, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Hotel was what we expected at a good price,what was especially great was the shuttle service which took us to the ferry to Coronado island and to Balboa park and return and then to the airport when we left. David was our driver most of the time as well as checkin person. He was great as was Brandy and Dora... More 

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Joanne D, Manager at Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South, responded to this review

Dear Douglas H, It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and thank you for taking the time to share about your experience. Our goal is to provide exceptional service to all our guests and provide a home away from home and I am happy that we hit the mark. I will share your kind comments with David,... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Arrival: Positive start, nice welcome, acknowledgement of my Choice Hotels Rewards club membership and a little gift bag was a nice touch. The Room: Average room for what I would expect in a lower budget motel, however, I wasn't expecting this to compare with lower budget motels. My impression was that Clarion's were nicer quality hotels over the other brands... More 

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Joanne D, Manager at Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South, responded to this review

Dear Jeremy L, Thank you for your recent stay with us at the Clarion. It was a pleasure to speak with you over the phone regarding the issues you encountered on your stay. We once again apologize for the less than perfect stay which you had with us. As promised, a refund was issued to you and we hope your... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

They offer a free shuttle within a 5 mile radius. They also pick up and drop off to and from the airport you just have to call the front desk to arrange transportation. They allow for late check in since someone is at the front desk 24/7 just call and let them know. The pool was open until 10 pm... More 

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Joanne D, Manager at Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South, responded to this review

Dear LillyJr, It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and thank you for taking the time to share about your experience. Our goal is to provide exceptional service to all our guests and provide a home away from home and I am happy that we hit the mark. We hope that your travels bring you back to... More 

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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Not the fanciest hotel, but had the necessity's. Bed,Tv,Fridge. Staff are friendly. The best thing about the hotel and reason we would stay again was the free shuttle service. They would take you to and from airport and also within a 5k radius of the hotel. When you arrive at airport you must ring them ( we did have misscommunication... More 

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Joanne D, Manager at Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South, responded to this review

Dear beybeybubbles, We are very glad that you enjoyed your visit with us! We appreciate you choosing to stay at our hotel and thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your visit. I am glad you got to enjoy our complimentary shuttle to get around! Please come and visit us again soon. Best Regards, Joanne Dixon,... More 

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