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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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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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 6 days ago NEW

PRO: Parking is free and finding a spot was never an issue, in California this is relief. Close to the highway and it is very easy to get around to Sea World, the beach, and Legoland. They have a decent restaurant on property (they dont deliver to the room) Breakfast is not included so I recommend Aunt Emmas Pancakes nearby.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here with my dad for a few days. Thought the hotel was good value for what you got. Close to some amenities and major roadways. Our room was clean and bed was pretty comfy to sleep on. No complaints really.

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Imperial Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Checking in was a great experience. I needed an early check in so i called to see what time could come and i was given a time of 10:30-11 am. I requested a room with a bay side view and that's exactly what i got. I only reserved a room with one Queen size bed however was upgraded to a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Live in Phoenix so I have been a frequent visitor to San Diego over the past 30 years. I've stayed at the new hotels downtown and out in Mission Valley. My trips have been a mixture of business and pleasure. The stay at the Clarion was father-son weekend. The rooms are nothing special, but I can say the same for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm sure this hotel was something special in the seventies. there are 10 floors with ice machines on each but only the second floor one works. that's the nicest thing I could say about the stay. The rooms smell slightly moldy even though they've done a good job with painting over things. You get the feeling that the whole hotel... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to this hotel because it was close to training for my boyfriend. When booking, my boyfriend called the hotel to ask if they would allow me to check in for him as long as I had his ID and credit card. They said yes. I traveled an hour and a half and about 15 minutes before I arrived, the... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on the fifth floor facing the navy base about a mile away, a beautiful view. The hotel advertises WIFI in the rooms which is not true; had I known this I certainly would have chosen a different location. Usable WIFI is only available in the lobby.

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How this hotel received a three star rating is beyond me. Despite specifically requesting a non-smoking room (and how many "smoking" rooms are still in California?), we arrived and found that "the only room available" was smoking. There were two other families that had apparently been scheduled the same way, using completely different sites - meaning that the hotel intentionally... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is horrible horrible horrible!!! I don't even know where to start. 1) I got stuck in a smoking room and the people in the front desk didn't even bother to try and accommodate me to a non smoking. My husband and I had to go to a Walmart and buy things to hide the horrible smell. I also... More 

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Greenville, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The outside appearance is nice and the parking is nice. The bed was very comfortable and the food in the restaurant is average. Those are the good things. The air conditioner was very noisy , we found someone's sock next to the bed. Our key quit working to our room 3 times the 4 days we were there. When we... More 

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