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Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3900 Old Town Avenue, San Diego, CA 92110 (Formerly Mission Inn Old Town)
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Ranked #95 of 270 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Tonia I Denver, Colorado
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I only stayed a night but everything was great. We checked in early with no problems, friendly and informative front desk associate, we set up our airport shuttle easily and when we got to the front desk in the morning the driver was right on time. The associate that morning, at 5am, was very friendly and helpful,... More

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Northfield, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are usually happy with our stays at Fairfield Inns, but the Fairfield Inn in Old Town San Diego was a bitter disappointment. While the hotel staff was, for the most part, lovely, our room was not. I imagine that the hotel was aiming for a sleek modern look with the room furnishings, but instead our room came across as... More

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Steve P, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town, responded to this review

Dear Nancy P, Thank you for your review on April 3, 2014. I deeply regret the experience you had with the plumbing in your room and offer a sincere apology. After reviewing your review I ensured that the issue was fixed and it has already been taken care of. Obviously that is not the level of service you would come... More

Rio Rancho, New Mexico
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to stay at the Fairfield mainly because of the free breakfast. We had reservations at the Old Town Inn but cancelled for above reason. Gotta say that out of all the places we've stayed at that provide breakfast this was the worst. Sausage seemed to be uncooked or warm in the microwave. LlMP with no evidence of browning.... More

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Steve P, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town, responded to this review

Dear Tom C, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback about your stay at my hotel in Old Town. I do apologize if the breakfast was not up to your standards. We strive to provide a good hot breakfast and I will be sure to share your thoughts with the chef so he can address your concerns.... More

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location for interesting and lively Old Town 5 minutes walk away. Close to Trolley stops for other areas of San Diego. Hotel is easy to find from freeway and in a mostly quiet area. Rooms clean and freshly renovated although air con a bit old fashioned and noisy. Breakfast limited but adequate and public areas not particularly attractive.

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Steve P, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town, responded to this review

Dear Geoff, Thank you for completing your review. We are fortunate to have a great property in a great location. Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience on TripAdvisor Steve Pastor General Manager More

Clovis, NM
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Fairfield (once the Mission Inn) is on the south end of Old Town so the main attractions are within walking distance but a ways away -at least 6 or 7 blocks. Parking on the street is limited especially in the evening so I'd advise paying the $15 a night and using the underground garage. The rooms are fine -clean,... More

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice Fairfield Inn that is 5 minutes from the airport. It is very close to popular San Diego attractions. For great food and shopping fun, Old Town San Diego is just a few minutes walk down the street. Parking is extremely limited so if you have a car, plan to pay to use the underground hotel... More

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Hoodsport, Washington
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at this property many times. It's comfortable, staff is friendly and helpful. The location has great fwy access. You can walk all around San Diego's Old Town easily and if you need anything the Old Town Liquor & Deli is just across the street. I do have to say, the property is starting to look tired in... More

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Houston, Texas
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123 reviews 123 reviews
44 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fairfield Marriott old town San Diego 3/12/14-3/16/14 How can someone stay at a place twice and have two different experiences? This is my question today as I mull over this at the Fairfield in old town San Diego for my second stay. Last year I was here with my daughter and we had this great room overlooking the courtyard, everything... More

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Steve P, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town, responded to this review

Dear Laenie, Thank you for your response I am sorry that your second stay was not as acceptable as your first stay was. I will be sure to address your concerns our staff. I would love for you to come back and give us a try again. Sincerely, Steve Pastor More

Tuolumne City, California, United States
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77 reviews 77 reviews
11 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

this was a one night stay for Marine Corps graduation and the hotel was awesome, it was easy to find and easy to get to MCRD, the rooms were very clean and roomy, the breakfast was great plenty off choices and very good.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Choose this hotel cause of the close proximity to old town. Pros: great location close to everything, fridge, flat screen, great breakfast. Cons: found trash under the sink, sink drain smelled awful due to abs pipes exposed under the sink prob the p-trap. Hotel staff was ok.

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Steve P, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town, responded to this review

Dear Exploring Wonderland, I appreciate your honest feedback about the Fairfield Inn Old Town. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the updated rooms and large screen TV's and convenient location! I do apologize for the problems you experienced in your room and have already reached out to our operations team to ensure that this does not happen in... More

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Also Known As:
Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town Hotel
Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town Hotel San Diego
Fairfield Inn And Suites San Diego Old Town
Holiday Inn Old Town
Holiday Inn San Diego
San Diego Holiday Inn
Address: 3900 Old Town Avenue, San Diego, CA 92110 (Formerly Mission Inn Old Town)
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#22 Green Hotel in San Diego
#40 Family Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tucked away in the culture and history of Old Town, this charming Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego Old Town provides the traveler with an escape from reality and the opportunity to experience the true birth place of California. Inspired by a historic Spanish Mission, this San Diego hotel provides refreshing accommodations with Marriott’s renowned service at an excellent value. We provide you with just what you need, and skip what you don't, so travel is easy and productive. Take advantage of our complimentary breakfast in our breakfast room or under our covered patio. Our convenient location provides you easy access to the Convention Center, San Diego Gaslamp, Qualcomm Stadium, Petco Park and over 70 miles of San Diego's most famed beaches. Experience something new in Old Town- Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego. ... more   less 
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