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3402 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92103
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Balboa Park Inn
Ranked #76 of 270 Hotels in San Diego
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So this place is very conveniently located in the center of San Diego, but still manages to feel quiet and secluded. There are number of eateries and some bars in the nearby vicinity, Gaslamp Quarter is about 10-15 minutes drive away. The zoo and is 5 minutes away by car (and Balboa park is kinda right across the street, but... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Amazing location. Fast Responding friendly staff. Would definitely stay here again. Even recommending it as a back up hotel for my wedding. I stayed here because I had an appointment and all the other hotels I looked at were full. Gorgeous quaint room. Adorable decor. Very neat bed and breakfast. And the free breakfast was fresh and filling. Can't wait... More

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Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was our first time staying here and we enjoyed it. The suite was cute and felt like you were staying at your grandmother's house. The staff was very nice and everything was clean. We had a great stay and would return. FYI to future people who stay and get a suite.......don't flush the toilet while someone is in the... More

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is my husband's all time favorite inn. We have stayed here several times, usually for a special occasion like my husband's birthday or our anniversary. Every time I ask if he wants to try a new place, I get a resounding "NO!" It is a perfect location. We mostly reserve our favorite room - The Beach House. It has... More

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Murrieta, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

If I could I would give Balboa Park Inn 10 stars! For all those reviews that complained about the lack of soap, you have little adventure in you soul Did you bother to look in the medicine cabinet or the cabinet below the sink. If you had you would have seen all the soap, shampoo etc. that you desired. The... More

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Half Moon Bay,CA
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

Balboa Park Inn is one of my favorite places in the world to stay. The rooms are exquisite and each is uniquely decorated by the owner himself. It is like staying in a Manor in Europe. The hospidality is wonderful! It is a jewel that you will undoubtedly enjoy! The location is fantastic- next to my favorite world class park-... More

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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stayed one night to have good location to the San Diego Zoo. We arrived @9:30..checked @ front desk and felt very welcome from Alan. All staff very friendly & helpful. He said our room was available so we unpacked car and were able to walk to zoo in about 5 minutes. We stayed in the room (can't remember name)... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I visited the Balboa Park Inn with my son and grandson. It was 3 generations determined to make it fun for my 4 year old grandson. To the extent the place you stay can help make your trip, this place was a wonderful choice. You are close to everything that makes Balboa Park a vacation attraction. The room we stayed... More

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san diego, ca
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83 reviews 83 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The Mrs and I have passed this place many times and we had the opportunity to do so. The property is on a busy intersection, but the traffic didn't bother or annoy us. The rooms have a number of rooms. Each room had its own style. We stayed in The Beach House. The theme runs throughout the unit. A queen... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I had one night left to kill in San Diego. I wanted to stay close to the park so I could explore it and wanted the option of exploring the gay bars at night. The place had a great location for both. I took the cheapest room available at about $120 and got the quirky Jungle Nook suite. Never stayed... More

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Additional Information about Balboa Park Inn

Address: 3402 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92103
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Balboa Park Hotel San Diego
Park Inn San Diego
Park Inn Balboa

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