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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
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hotel for the price - convenient access to the highway. The shuttle service is good; however goes only for the mile radius and on the hour. We asked to go to Little Italy around 6:55 and were the only two people going and still made us wait until 7:00...which meant that the driver didn't come until 7:05 and we... More

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

Thank you so much for taking time to write a review! We always value guest feedback as it help us improve our property. I will be sure that I share your comments with our drivers and reinforce the shuttle schedule. I apologize on the shuttle delay and I assure you it wont happen again. We hope to see you at... More

San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought I would recieve a poor service from this hotel because the room was cheap and I was surprised when I arrived, Jayson the front desk agent, greeted me with a smile. He was very helpful and he gave me a lot of information about the hotel and places nearby where I could spend my weekend. When I entered... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write the review. We do appreciate the kind words. We strive to provide excellent customer service, and I am glad to hear that Jayson was helpful. Our rooms are a decent size and our housekeepers strive in making sure our rooms are in great conditions. Thank you again, and we hope to see... More

Rochester, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family members and friends stayed here to visit son who is stationed in Navy in San Diego. Staff at hotel went above and beyond our expectations. Dora at the front desk was exceptional as were all the other staff that we encountered. The shuttle was certainly a perk for us and we used it every day. Would certainly recommend this... More

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

Dear Mary Ann ; Thank you for the Kind words on our front desk staff, it is appreciated and your comment will be shared with them. Our shuttle services is complimentary to Downtown area , Zoo and within 5 mile radius within the hotel and I was happy to hear that the shuttle was very useful during your trip. We... More

Marysville, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Rooms on the second floor (Rm. 220) and most rooms, Condensate water from the air conditioning unit drains to the sink overhead. It literally drips or sometimes continuously flow. Asked front desk to check it out and the technician who went with me in the room says "that's normal". Took a video of it but couldn't post it here. I... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write the review. We do appreciate your candid comments. We are striving to provide excellent customer service and I am happy to hear that front desk was friendly. We know we are not the newest, and we are a bit older, but our rooms are good size, and we are working to provide... More

San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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

Santa Clarita, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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 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 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

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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*
Number of rooms: 180
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn National City
National City Holiday Inn

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