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Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South

3.0 of 5 700 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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Kindersley, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
14 helpful votes 14 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 

Brewster, New York
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121 reviews 121 reviews
37 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were looking for an affordable hotel close to downtown. This worked out well for us since we drove everywhere, but not a "walkaround" neighborhood. The room was comfortable & clean. The staff is very helpful & offered us discount coupons to a great breakfast restaurant Aunt Emma's. It was well worth the price.

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

Dear cynhoff, 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 Aunt Emma's!. We hope that we have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon! Best Regards, Joanne Dixon, Hotel Manager Clarion National... More 

Annandale, Minnesota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I choose this hotel because I got it for $40 night using my credit card points the average price for the same room I got is $85. Not too expensive and I did stay for 4 days, but I don't think I would have paid that much if I didn't have my credit card points. Of course the pictures looked... More 

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

Dear Techie47, Thank you for your stay with us at the Clarion! We appreciate you choosing us and taking the time to write a review. I apologize for the issue you experienced and have shared these with our team to so we can improve our service for future guests. I am glad you got to enjoy the delicious breakfast food... More 

scotland
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174 reviews 174 reviews
74 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We booked the Clarion through Booking.com and got a good rate for the room for the two nights that we were going to spend in San Diego. The hotel is about 4 miles away from downtown / Gaslamp Area but don't le that put you off as its a 5 min walk to the local trolley stop and this ges... More 

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Dale V, Manager at Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South, responded to this review

Dear lisawScotland, Thank you for your recent stay at the Clarion South Bay, San Diego. We are very happy you enjoyed the near by attractions and the accomadations. We look forward to hosting you again when you find yourself in the greater San Diego area. Warm regards, Sandra Segovia Assistant General Manager 619 474 2800 More 

San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I have to thank each and every individual that has made my stay and my friend's stay a delight here. Liz, Sandra, Brandi :), Grace :), Karen :), Cody and Peter thank you for always smiling and always willing to make things so nice. I also want to give Alicia the Housekeeping Manager recognition too! you are all so etiquette... More 

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Dale V, Manager at Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South, responded to this review

Dear Overhaulin R, It gives us great joy to know you enjoyed your recent stay at the Clarion Hotel South Bay, San Diego. We appreciate you taking the time to mention those people that were able to make your stay an enjoyable one. If you ever find yourself in the San Diego area, please contact me with any questions you... More 

Detroit, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
39 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Ended up booking last minute here after having to leave another absolutely disgusting property in the area. Staff was friendly, room was clean and they have a very good shuttle service which takes you to the airport and around the immediate area. The trolley is a short walk away at the "8th street station" down the block and there are... More 

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

Dear Serenity31, 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. We are so sorry for the used soap which you had found in your bathroom! We are happy to report that since... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Yes it is an older hotel, but when you have employees like Issac, Dindo, and David you can overlook the superficial flaws. This has been one of my most, if not the most, enjoyable vacation I have tak en. Thank you! Oh, and promote Issac to a GM. He would be fantastic.

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Address: 700 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950 (Formerly Clarion Hotel South Bay)
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Location: United States > California > National City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South 3*
Number of rooms: 180
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn National City
National City Holiday Inn

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