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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I are very pleased with our stay - JAYSON and DORA are superb! Thank you for exceeding our expectations and for the excellent customer service. We will definitely stay at Clarion Hotel again and highly recommend this property! - Ms. Whiteman

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

Dear Mrs. Whiteman, Thank you so much for the kind words, I will pass them on to the desk clerks. I am so glad that the staff surpassed your expectations and provided you with excellent service. We are striving to improve both the hotel and the service, and I am so happy to hear that the staff are doing just... More

Valencia, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, I had requested a NON SMOKING room because I don't smoke, also I have allergy. They gave us a SMOKING ROOM and it seemed that tons of people have had smoked in there recently. The smell was unberable. They didn't want to give us another room. I couldn't sleep the whole night and all our clothes got... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

thank you to Jayson & the rest of the staff at the Clarion!!! my husband & I have never traveled with our dog before, but the staff was so helpful--they even gave us another room that was on a lower level because our dog HATED & was scared of the elevator! when we go back to the S.D. area, we... More

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

Dear Guest, Here at the Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South, we love your "other" family memebers. I am so glad we could help lower their stress by finding a lower floor that was better for everyone in your family. Thanks for choosing our hotel, we know you have many options, and we are glad you chose our hotel.... More

Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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
8 helpful votes 8 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 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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Address: 700 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950 (Formerly Clarion Hotel South Bay)
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Location: United States > California > National City
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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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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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