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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   555 West Ash Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2011
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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169 reviews 169 reviews
28 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2011

If you are looking for a basic cheap and cheerful hotel within walking distance of the cruise ship terminal-this is it! Don't expect service of any kind-be prepared to put your own bags into the storage room when your room isn't ready upon arrival and retrieve them later. Front desk staff appear disinterested in the guests. Rooms come with free... More

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London, UK
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94 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2011

Oddly designed hotel. To get to the bar or restaurant, you have to leave the hotel and walk down the street to another entrance. Also, you can't use the stairs in the hotel as they are kept locked and only opened in an emergency (or so we were told). So, when one of the two lifts is out of order,... More

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

We were in San Diego for a convention and real happy to stay here. Nice room on 7th floor with view of the Star of India and the bay. Easy to walk to the convention center. Good breakfast, near Little Italy and Gaslamp, free wifi. People at the front desk were real helpful. We enjoyed our stay. The noise of... More

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Springfield, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

I was well pleased with this hotel. It was located within walking distance to Little Italy and to the bay. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and came with a fridge, microwave, free wi-fi, and room safe. The lighting in the room was excellent. So many hotels have dim lighting, but this one was bright... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

This hotel offers free shuttle service to and from the airport and crusie terminal. Free wifi in your room and free breakfast in the morning are also included. For good value and a clean hotel, this is it!

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Columbus, Ohio
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

For the price, this was a good hotel in a good location in San Diego - the fact that the hotel has its own parking garage adjacent to the hotel was a big plus, and one of the reasons we picked this hotel. Even if you got back to the hotel late in the evening, it was no problem finding... More

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

This hotel was ok. It is a convenient location for walking to the bay and the maritime museum. Our reservation came with one complimentary breakfast in the hotel's restaurant, which was a nice bonus and allowed us to eat our fill. The room was clean and comfortable enough with an amazing view of the bay. The decor is dark and... More

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Cleveland, OH
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

We stayed for 3 nights in late August at this Best Western. It was overall a pretty good deal but it lacked any wow factors. The location was very good unless you want to be in the center of the Gaslamp District (if so, pick another hotel). Pros: (1) Transportation to the airport, (2) in the middle of everything, (3)... More

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Perugia, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

When first checking in.... it has been a NIGHTMARE! We had a very unpleasant experience and long waiting procedures. After that the staff was very caring and repaired the mistakes they made in the best way possible...and everything was just good, everyone was very helpful and at disposal, and the area (close to little Italy) was nice and not too... More

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Victoria, Canada
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24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

Stayed here as part of a package. The location was in the downtown area, near restaurants on India avenue. Staff were nice, parking onsite for ten dollars, continental breakfast included. The rooms were nice with a small balcony. Beds comfortable and very clean. This property was really nice with everything a traveller needs. My only comment would be that there... 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
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Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn 3*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel San Diego
Best Western Bayside Hotel
Best Western San Diego
San Diego Best Western

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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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