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Americas Best Value Inn Budget Lodge

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2002 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672
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Ranked #15 of 17 hotels in San Clemente
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
arizona-mark verde valley
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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verde valley
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136 reviews 136 reviews
29 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i have stayed at this location multiple times. each time i get excellent value for the money. its not the fanciest hotel in town for sure, but when you come to San Clemente, do you really come here to hang out in the room? NO ! so why pay for a more expensive room ?? there are many very good... More

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Zandvoort
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Close to the San Clemente Pier, citycentre and shopping area.. Love this place! Under the hotel is a small restaurant which services nice food! Free parking space included and some rooms have a lovely bath :)

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Whittier, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

...because it is in walking distance to my son's house. The room was very clean and since I took the only smoker's room they had, that was a nice surprise - and also because it came with a very large jacuzzi tub. I had to ask for a different password for the WiFi to get it to stay logged on,... More

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Tampa, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Where do I begin. In lieu of a long review about noise, lack of ammenities, filthy room, etc. I shall leave it at this. Because the room was prepaid, I was stuck. I seriously considered sleeping in the car the room was so bad. Bailed on the second night as it was so bad.

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verde valley
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29 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

i have stayed at this place a half-dozen times now. its clean, comfortable, and the rooms are actually pretty nicely decorated. i stay here because it is the best value in San Clemente that i have found. the internet is so-so (BYO broadband) but its a convenient location, and probably a 10 minute walk downtown. the manager is actually a... More

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Laughlin, Nevada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We had never stayed in San Clemente, so we thought we would try o find a spot in the middle of town. The hotel itself seems a little older, but there seem to be renovations going on. The room we got was fairly dated, but the bathroom seemed clean, a plus. Our room seemed to be a small suite as... More

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Yucaipa, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

My husband and I have stayed at this hotel many times (formerly called Budget Lodge) with our grandkids mostly because of the affordable rates BUT I must say this hotel has only gotten BETTER. The Host, who has always been very helpful, put us in a quiet room away from the street noise. The room was sparkling clean every time... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

After this trip, I've learned not to depend on others opinions about hotels. This was a nice and quaint place to stay, the exterior was clean, the parking was acceptable and it's close to many local dining establishments and local surf shops. The manager was very hospitable, polite and concise, I like that! The room was comfortable and clean, all... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Last second booking and it was basic hotel but clean and NO BED BUGS this is the most important in a hotel .The bathroom was weird with no showers, because the Jacuzzi was outside the bathroom next to the bed. The parking is limited and very compact. The bed little hard and tv was outdated but overall it was average... More

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OC
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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

For the money its an excellent place for a nights sleep. Manager Henry is great. Close to the main street and freeway. OC Tavern about a block away. 2 good restaurants within. 100 yards. Some freeway noise. But bang for your buck in South San Clemente you can't beat this Budget Clean and functional. Small fridge and microwave.

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Address: 2002 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672
Location: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn Budget Lodge 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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