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Western Inn & Suites

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3889 Arista Street, San Diego, CA 92110 (Old Town)
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Ranked #146 of 269 hotels in San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

I've stayed here before several times over the past 10 years and it's the only hotel I stay in when I visit San Diego. Staff are friendly and the rooms are more homely looking. You can walk to Old Town from the hotel. Great place to stay.

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westerninn, Manager at Western Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valid Guest We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and guest like you who keep coming back to us showed that we providing great service. Our staff looks forwarding in seeing you again when you come to Old Town. More

Wellington, null, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

An older hotel that could do with an overhaul externally, but once in the room, very spacious and well appointed, and very good value for money. Sanjay on the front desk went out of his way to give great advice and assistance. The "Old Town" was quiet, but the tram service into downtown San Diego is fast and efficient.A larger... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Record heat in San Diego and the Western Inn saved us. The front desk mgr.let us check out the room before we stayed. Older hotel in the Old Town area with renovations being done. The room was ok and the beds were comfortable and the air conditioning was cold,ahh. Fridge and microwave in the room. The manager went to Purdue... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This was a last minute booking. I was happy to find this hotel during my last online search otherwise I could had booked a motel room for the same money (less than $100). My wife and I were stopping by San Diego just to eat and have couple of margaritas but we decided to stay there overnight. The hotel has... More

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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

While Visiting my Hometown of San Diego I wanted to stay somewhere in the middle of the city for a decent price while searching the web I came across this hotel checking in was easy and fast ,front desk was very nice, It's location is what got me I never knew it was there , The Room was actually really... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Just off of I-5 and right on the edge of Old town San Diego. We could get to everything we needed within 5 minutes of walking or 5 minutes of driving. Sanjay knew where the best beaches and the best restaurants were. Beds were super comfortable and small microwave and refrigerator were very convenient. Parking in the hotel garage saved... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

Carpet was not very clean , bathroom could be a little more presentable , bathroom could have used a better cleaning or a paint job , the tv was a large tub tv , and had static on a lot of the channels , I wanted to get a water from the lobby around 10:30 pm and the sign read... More

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westerninn, Manager at Western Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest First of all we thank you for staying with us. We thank you for your comment we love to hear the guest point of view. We are in the process of cleaning all our carpet and most of the carpet is already cleaned, we also in the process of refinishing our bathtub and some are done but because... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

absolutely great place, 5minutes walk to the historical old city or the main bus/train station, big room with 2queens, not new but well maintained, professional friendly staff and a continental breakfast

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Rockville, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Old town transit is very nearby, which is the hub of San Diego public tranport. Old town is a nice area. The hotel is okay, nothing special. Friendly stuff, small breakfast, microwave and freeze in rooms. Had some issue with internet connection, got resolved after some effort. Rooms need to be renovated.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The hotel is walking distance to the activities, restaurants, and shops around Old Town also the MTS tram that brings you downtown. We planned to park our car at the hotel (it's $8 for guests) and access Old Town and Downtown on foot and that worked out as planned. We got a great deal per night for staying two nights... More

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Address: 3889 Arista Street, San Diego, CA 92110
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Western Inn & Suites 2*
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Western Hotel San Diego
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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#26 Green Hotel in San Diego
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located walking distance to OLD TOWN, Trolley line and close to all major attractions. All rooms comes with free wireless internet, Continental breakfast, coffee maker, and iron. You can walk out and explore over 150 international shops, historic landmarks theme restaurants and art galleries. The San Diego Convention center and Gaslamp is only 10 minutes from the hotel.The Western Inn is just 3 miles from San Diego Airport and 1/2 mile from MCRD. ... more   less 
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