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Clarion Hotel National City Sand Diego South

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   700 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950 (Formerly Clarion Hotel South Bay)
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Ranked #3 of 8 hotels in National City
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My sister and I stayed while on our vacation in July. We were impressed with everyone's hospitality and readiness to help with all of our needs. The shuttle service to San Diego Zoo and the airport was phenomenal and the drivers were very polite and gave us great suggestions for our stay in the San Diego area. We also enjoyed... More

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

Dear Guest, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Clarion Hotel. I am also please to hear that the staff took very good care of you and gave you some great suggestions for things to do while you were visiting San Diego. I am also glad to know that the shuttle drivers were... More

Tucson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great stay here! Staff was very nice and helpful. We liked that they had security on guard all night, a very cute one I might add. Also the free shuttle was great, they have a 5 mile radius which will get you to the Gaslamp Quarter. Definitely will be staying here again!

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

Dear Guest, I am so happy to hear that my staff provided you with the kind of service you have come to expect with Clarion Hotels. I am also glad to hear you took advantage of the shuttle and got a chance to see the gaslamp district. The shuttle runs free from 6am to 11pm every day. Thank you for... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I requested a water view upon arrival. We were told that we would have to wait 2 and a half hours for the room with a view. The view turned out to be of a port full of ships- not the beach. Next we noticed the a/c was making a rather annoying banging sound ever 3 seconds... More

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

Dear Michelle R., Thank you for submitting your review of our hotel. As you know our hotel is not on the beach, but we do have great views of the ocean and harbor, and of the ships. I am sorry you cant see the beach from our hotel. Our pool and spa area are on the street level which unfortunatley... More

Fairfax, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The hotel is like a motel, with its exterior corridors, but the rooms are comfortable and clean. The location itself is nothing to write home about, but it feels safe, and it is not far from downtown San Diego. The San Diego skyline can be seen from the top floors. The trolley stop is about a ten-minute walk, making everything... More

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Milton, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Spent three nights at this hotel. The shuttle service from and to the airport was great! ( thanks, Dave!) Everyone at this hotel was friendly, efficient and it was clear that new management has set high standards. Our room was on the 9th floor looking out over the city. The room was spotless and the king bed was heavenly. The... More

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Tempe, Arizona
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We recently stayed here for a junior roller derby championship. We received an excellent group rate, reservations were easy and check in was uneventful. The staff was VERY friendly and helpful. They run a free shuttle within 4-5 mile radius and have a large parking area. The restaurant had very good food. The pool and hot tob were simple, clean,... More

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Mankato, Minnesota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The word hotel is a loose term to describe this property, which is actually more of a motel with outdoor room entrances. The shuttle service is excellent to downtown San Diego and to and from the airport, and makes this property worth staying at. My room had stained curtains and chair cushions, but was otherwise clean. Service in the restaurant... More

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texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Rooms are clean with comfortable bed. Great customer service and accommodations were very nice including convenience of a shuttle to/from downtown San Diego. Service desk employees were always pleasant ...Jayson was a delight and very helpful :) We enjoyed our stay and would definitely recommend!

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Santa Monica, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Stayed one night with my girl friend. Hotel has 9 floors, every floor has a view. There is a restaurant and area to have a drink. Free wifi and free parking a plus. They also offer shuttle to airport and gas lamp area in down town San Diego. Beds are the most comfortable and best part of the room. Would... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Check I was excellent. Donna ( I think that was her name was very friendly and helpful. She explained everything that we needed to know and some that she thought we should know. When we got to our room the first thing I noticed was the smell. It was a weird smell but not something some febreeze couldn't fix. When... More

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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 Sand Diego South 3*
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn National City
National City Holiday Inn

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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The Clarion Hotel(R) National City San Diego South is located near all the best attractions in San Diego. Navy Base San Diego, Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld San Diego, Downtown Gaslamp District,Convention Center, Petco Park and San Diego Airport are only 10 minutes away. Entertainment venues, restaurants and shopping centers are nearby. Tijuana, Mexico is just a short 15 minute drive. ... more   less 
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