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California Suites Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5415 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92117
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Ranked #211 of 269 hotels in San Diego
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say? It was cheap @ $69/night. Compared to other area hotels at $139+. Bed was hard and uncomfortable. Shower head was made for a very short person (5'0") and the bathroom was terrible. The electric outlets were so outdated I couldn't even plug in my hair styling device. The lighting stunk too, so putting on makeup was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reserved on line using AAA discount. $63 / night plus taxes. 2 double beds. Friendly check in. Good TV, simple kitchen, larger fridge for hotel room. Heated kitchen floor. Room was a bit too warm at night and Air conditioning did not really help much despite being pretty noisy. Small bath and pretty low end shampoo and soap. There is... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

Place is very accommodating. The room was a nice size with a nice view to the garden and parking lot. We didn't spend too much time at the hotel so can't really tell you much about the neighborhood but it was quiet enough at night to get a good night sleep. We loved the fact that the hwy was just... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I really expected to be staying in a dive but we were trying to save money. I was so pleasantly surprised. Beds were firm. There was a kitchenette. Cable tv. Nothing fancy but certainly adequate. Nice courtyard. Heated pool and hot tub. Continental breakfast was bare minimum but at least there was breakfast. The tv in the breakfast room didn't... More

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New York
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77 reviews 77 reviews
29 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

This place needs some serious attention!, Location is OK, room sizes are fine (although I still resent a single room having a half wall in it being called a "suite"), carpets are vacuumed (but with residual life in it!), and the furniture is basic and in need of a revamp/upgrade. When I arrived in the evening, I had to wait... More

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Payson, Utah
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10 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We arrived around four and had to wait maybe 15 minutes to check in, which was perfectly fine. After the wait, check in was very, very smooth and we got our keys. Moved the car and took our stuff in. The room appeared clean and had what we needed plus a mini fridge and microwave. Now we use hotels for... More

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San Dimas, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Reserved by phone to get the AAA discount, it was nice and quick. We arrived a bit past 3pm & there were 3 other customers waiting.. No rooms available! There was also another who wanted to bail out and was asking for a refund (not a good start) Turns out this is the type of hotel that rents by the... More

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Lecce, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Check-in time 3.00pm. At 4.45pm the room was not ready yet. That's a very bad start. Lady at front desk very kind and mortified but it's unconceivable. Disappointing. Getting to the hotel after a long drive and being told to wait for much longer than checkin time is terrible. I would not suggest it to anyone!

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Surprise, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This hotel is a good choice for the budget minded. The condition of the rooms vary from being nicely renovated to very poor. The amenities are minimal but adequate. Management is very accommodating and tries hard to please their guests. It is about 10 minutes north of most attractions and convenient to the freeway. There are restaurants within a few... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We booked this hotel on short notice, based on price and location. They rent per night, week, or month and have a pool and sauna. From the moment you check in you are treated like a criminal. There is bulletproof glass at the check in window, security guards, two different locks, disabled deadbolts, CCTV cameras all over the place, etc.... More

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Additional Information about California Suites Hotel

Also Known As:
California Hotel
California Hotel San Diego
California Suites
Address: 5415 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92117
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #211 of 269 hotels in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — California Suites Hotel 2*
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