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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 #204 of 270 Hotels in San Diego
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • 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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Bogota, Colombia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We choose this hotel for our vacation family in August 2014. It was the worst decision ever!!! the rooms have smell at cigarette, all the time you are listening rear noises, you don't feel comfortable but the worts thing was that one of my bags was stolen from my car in the hotel parking. They don't have cameras and the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms aren't bad. They are clean and hotel is pretty quiet. There is a fridge and microwave in each room but no coffee pot. We figured it would be ok and we could get coffee with breakfast. Breakfast bar consisted of Cheerios, multigrain Cheerios, bagels, bananas, oranges and instant maxwell house. Stay here but don't expect the ritz and bring... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for our fun trip to the San Diego area. Will stay here again in the future. The price was great the beds comfortable and clean. The hotel is a little older but still a great place. The staff is awesome. The breakfast is light but does the job.

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Claremont, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hotel through another online company that told me the room had two beds but when I get there it only had one. Luckily the receptionist was very helpful and found a two bed room at no extra charge. Nice room and the kids loved the pool and spa so we had a very pleasant stay. It's well... More

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El Paso, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a great Hotel the receptionist people were excellent. The room they provide us were very clean and the attention house keeping gave us were not compared with other other hotels. I personally recommend this Hotel because the room where I stayed were very clean and the parking was very secure. This Hotel was great and the most important... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The people at the hotel made our experience what it was. My husband and I drove all night to be at a car convention. Check in time was 3pm. My husband explained our extreme lack of sleep, they said sorry our room was not ready (it was only 10:45am) but we could change and lay by the pool while they... More

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Canmore, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Found this hotel online and I' m very happy I did. The staff was very pleasant and helpful, especially Rod at the front desk. The things that are important to me when I travel are cleanliness, security, quiet and location. My room had new carpet and was very clean, key entry to the complex in the evening gave peace of... More

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Montreal, Canada
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I can't believe all the good reviews and pictures on this hotel, when we passed in mid-july the fountain was merely a bassin of dirty water, with no fountain, where fishes looked like they were dying in that dirty. Area is sketchy, complicated to get to the room if you arrive late (they will explain you need to find a... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This place was ok a few years ago when we went, but it's gone downhill fast. The grounds are nice, lots of beautiful trees and plants and a fish pond. That's where it stops being nice. The room was NOT ready at 3PM as promised, and to that I was told "Check in STARTS at 3 but a room isn't... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My children and I stayed for 4 days. The staff was very polite, the room was clean and the price was right. The pool was clean as was the courtyard. The location was great plenty of nearby restaurants and only 15-20 minutes to any beach. Will definitely return.

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Address: 5415 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92117
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — California Suites Hotel 2*
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