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Quality Inn San Diego Downtown North

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1840 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn - San Diego Downtown)
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Madrid, Spain
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Located just next to Balboa Park and Zoo, and at a 15-minute walking distance to Gaslamp Quarter. When we went it was under renovation and had changed its name to Quality Inn. Most of the rooms were not finished so there were few guests at the time. Breakfast was good. Rooms were of an appropriate size, clean but ventilation needs... More 

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Mica J, General Manager at Quality Inn San Diego Downtown North, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your patience during this time of renovation. The new rooms are scheduled to be completed by the end of this month. We hope that you will visit us again to see the final product. More 

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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

This hotel is now called Quality Inn and is part of the Choice Hotels group. Clearly this is a budget hotel and you can get a pretty good price, but in my opinion that was it. The front desk staff was grumpy and the room was definitely not clean. I made sure to wear shoes at all times and there... More 

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Mica J, General Manager at Quality Inn San Diego Downtown North, responded to this review

Thank you for the review of our hotel. I apologize for your experience during your stay. As you have noticed, we are in the process of converting to a Quality Inn. We are working very hard to improve all aspects of the guest experience. This includes renovating and upgrading the rooms, and retraining the staff on guest service. I invite... More 

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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Staying just the night in this wonderful city, the hotel in under the main flight path into the airport so you can fiercer yourself back just looking at the planes, sort of handy. The rooms were ok sized, decent showers and a small kitchenette with microwave and sink. Free breakfast which was as you expect for a freebie, not the... More 

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Pasadena, California
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85 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The rooms are a little small, but comfortable and reasonably priced. We had just arrived from Mexico so anything up to American standards was a welcome change. All went well. the In-window a/c was a little loud, but all else was good and welcome. Free Saturday/Sunday parking in front of the hotel made check-in and check-out a breeze. The staff... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Overall good stay, bed was awful- very squeaky and requires replacement. Room was aged, however ok for price. Smell of weed/pot was fairly constant throughout duration of stay. The hotel is directy underneath the airports flight path with may bother some, with the window closed is reasonably quiet. Around a 15 minute walk uphill from DT San Diego. We didnt... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a cheap rate close to the CBD and the water then this is the answer. Unfortunately it is also located next to the hwy & directly under a flight path, which gives you a great view of the landing gear on a plane. The rooms have an overpowering odour and the air con hums loud... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This property is more of a half way house. I'm glad that they can serve people in the neighborhood getting back on their feet, but the level of noise was intolerable. I was told by the staff that there is nothing that they will do when the guests want to party outside until 4-5 AM. If you're looking for sleep,... More 

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Mica J, General Manager at Quality Inn San Diego Downtown North, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us in April and giving us feedback regarding your stay. I apologize that we were unable correct the noise issue that you experienced. It is our policy to respond to all noise complaints, whether the guests are inside or outside the room. If the offender is unable or unwilling to comply with our requests, we... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I just stayed here for several days while visiting San Diego, and it was great! The location is downtown and very close to Balboa park (there is some airplane noise but having a/c on covered up the noise). The price was great and the customer service was superb. I especially appreciate Darryl Duran's excellent care. He went... More 

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Mica J, General Manager at Quality Inn San Diego Downtown North, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us again. I am especially happy to hear that Darryl was able to provide great service for you. I will make sure to pass along your comments to him. It is always a pleasure to hear about a team member creating a lasting memory for a guest. We hope that you will visit us again... More 

Perth, Australia
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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here over the comic con weekend and were pleasantly surprised! It was a small room but perfect for what we were after - somewhere to sleep and dump our belongings. The hotel even assisted us with looking after our bags while we explored town after checkout time. The only downside was the planes are pretty loud, but we... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Worst hotel ever. Bad behavior to the guests and are not available to help. It is a great city, but I will never stay in that hotel again. The employees at the front desk are terrible handling issues and people.

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