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Balboa Park Inn

3402 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92103
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Balboa Park Inn
Ranked #87 of 268 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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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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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tehachapi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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Southampton
2 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
30 helpful votes 30 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
81 helpful votes 81 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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South Daytona, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 3 night sat the end of our trip down the PCH from San Francisco. It was fun! We stayed in the Jungle Nook...quirky and kitsch, perfect for our "zoo-centric" visit. We walked to the zoo, and all around Balboa Park, in the rain...it was so nice to have our place so close! The location was also very... More

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Doerun, GA
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I travel a lot for my job but this visit was for a vacation. I loved staying at the Balboa Park Inn. I found the entire staff to be friendly and helpful. While there is roof damage from water, I never saw any actual mold or anything. I have allergies and I was fine. The rooms were far cleaner than... More

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Atlanta GA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

If you've read other reviews you know this place is different. We found that difference charming. This was our final stop on a round the world tour on which we stayed in everything from a hostel to apartments to a major chain hotel. This place is truly unique. We stayed in Harlequin, with a living room with a television and... 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): $
Also Known As:
Balboa Park Hotel San Diego
Park Inn San Diego
Park Inn Balboa

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