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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   555 West Ash Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
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Ranked #72 of 270 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While it is a bit pricey for me, I realize the view and location is probably the reason. Good nights sleep for days of stay; very convenient to many attractions. But you'll need a car to see the out-of-town sights such as the Zoo and Safari Park; but the tram system could be your option. Do not miss the Gas... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at Best Western Bayside Inn for 3 nights in August 2014. There is a complimentary shuttle to and from the airport. The rooms were clean and was in a great location to walk to little Italy or Galamps Quarter. If you don't have a car, the Trolley is a 5 minute walk from the hotel.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Easy to get to from Interstate. Very good location for the front. Parking charge was reasonable and very useful. Good Amenities. The free full Breakfast was excellent and was one of the main reasons we booked this hotel as it gives you a good start to the day and saves having to find a place to eat in the morning... More

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Albuquerque, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located walking distance to Little Italy and only a couple of blocks to the Trolley, you can get anywhere you might like to go. This area is much quieter than the gas lamp district, has a fair restaurant, breakfast is included and the facility is clean, neat, and has a microwave and refrigerator for your left overs!

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San Diego, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything we needed and good standard of cleanliness and service, no problems at all. Pool is a hole in the ground but fine for kids. Location is excellent, close to Little Italy which has numerous great restaurants and close to the harbor and great park for kids with fountains.

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Anaheim, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for just the weekend - one of the nice things about this hotel is that they have an actual restaurant and in the morning they give you a voucher to eat there!!! So a little more room than just your normal smaller eating areas that other places offer. It is well kept up and the rooms have microwaves... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed four nights at the Bayside Inn, an excellent downtown location, close to Little Italy for great selection of places to eat, and a few minutes walk from the Embarcadero. Spacious room on the 8th floor with balcony views to Star of India ship by the Maritime Museum. Extensive buffet breakfast in the hotel's adjacent restaurant. Highly recommend this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was skeptical of this hotel as I normally am when the words "best western" or "inn" appear in the name of a hotel, but I was pleasantly surprised. The rooms were clean and spacious with great views of the city or ocean. It is walking distance from the gas-lamp, seaport village, and little Italy. Our front desk attendant upon... More

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Figtree, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here three times now and this hotel ticks all boxes !! Firstly its central location , Little Italy one side , Gas lamp the other and great views of the harbour aswell. Very clean , decent size rooms , balcony , comfy beds , fridge and microwave. This property has a pool and a great free breakfast... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in the perfect location if you are using public transport and walking to get around. It is very near to bars, restaurants and all the transport hubs you will need. As per previous comments, it may be a bit dated, however, the cleanliness is second to none. There is a supermarket close by if you want to... More

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Dear scoa, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Best Western Plus Bayside Inn. We are pleased to see you enjoyed our proximity to much downtown San Diego has to offer. Thank you for sharing how clean our hotel is, our housekeeping team takes great pride in their work. You may be pleased to learn our first floor... More

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Address: 555 West Ash Street, San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn 3*
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Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel San Diego
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Located in Downtown San Diego, at the south end of the Little Italy the Best Western Plus Bayside Inn is a convenient location for leisure or business travel. We have 122 rooms, all with Balconies and many with views of the San Diego Big Bay or Downtown Skyline. Amenities include a Restaurant serving complimentary breakfast daily and dinner Monday thru Friday. Our Lounge is open daily, Monday to Friday from 4:00pm to 9:00pm. Room Service is available. We have an outdoor heated pook and whirlpool, FREE WI-FI in rooms, pool area, lobby and restaurant for you to stay connected. ... more   less 
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