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Affordable Resorts in California

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Desert Isle of Palm Springs (Palm Springs)
$120 and up *
#17 of 69 hotels in Palm Springs
One traveler mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "Chipotle, Ralphs and cheap 76 gas in a block away. For the price (250 for 2 nights) this place is AWESOME and I will be back when I feel like a golf weekend. Fantastic!..."
  • "We stayed for 2 nights at the Desert Isle Resort. The bungalows were fantastic with all mod cons set in a good setting with a 2 pools and tennis courts. Would thoroughly recommend it - very peaceful..."
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Monterey Inn (Monterey)
$143 and up *
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#20 of 53 hotels in Monterey
2 travelers mentioned "affordable" and "affordable rooms" when describing this hotel.
  • "We settled on this hotel because it was well-located and fairly affordable. I haven't stayed at a Best Western in years and was surprised at how nice this one was for the price..."
  • "Affordable rooms, accommodating staff, close to bike trails, steps away from private beach, walking distance to the outskirts of Seaside and Monterey. Would stay here again in a..."
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Caliente Tropics Resort (Palm Springs) 2.5 of 5
$51 and up *
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#28 of 69 hotels in Palm Springs
4 travelers mentioned "budget hotel" and "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you are looking for a lower budget hotel with a friendly staff, decent pool and good location you may want to check this place out. The rooms are clean and include a..."
  • "Had a very resort like feel to it at a very friendly budget price. Probably the best buy in Palm Springs. Only thing we didn't like was the shower head...."
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Glen Oaks Big Sur (Big Sur)
$225 and up *
#3 of 8 hotels in Big Sur
One traveler mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "Don't let the word "Motel" conjure up images of stained bedspreads, unidentifiable stains on the walls, and a cheap price. Glen Oaks Motel is hip, relaxing, and clean (the prices..."
  • "Stayed in one of the cabins with my fiance on our 17 night roadtrip around Califronia, Arizona and Neveda. This place was a real stand out lodging, tucked away off route 1 while being in a secluded ..."
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#3 of 7 hotels in Encinitas
3 travelers mentioned "affordable place" and "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "room is in the works. The included breakfast is basic, but adequate for the rate. Affordable place to do a North San Diego county trip. ..."
  • "We stay at alot of hotel chains but Best Western seems to always come out on top for the price you pay, very affordable and always friendly staff, keep up the good job!!..."
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Cavalier Oceanfront Resort (San Simeon) 3.5 of 5
$124 and up *
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#1 of 10 hotels in San Simeon
2 travelers mentioned "budgets" and "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "It encompases a few budgets for all, ranging from under AU$100 to mid- high $100's for absolute oceanfront rooms. We went for a mid range room with near ocean front. There was..."
  • "Knowing that the hotel is on the beach and near the Castle we expected higher rates, we are budget travelers and do not typically pay a lot for rooms. The room rate was good but..."
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert Resort (Palm Desert) 3.0 of 5
$84 and up *
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#16 of 22 hotels in Palm Desert
4 travelers mentioned "affordable hotel" and "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "a relaxing, golf getaway. The Best Westen in Palm Desert was a lovely, affordable hotel with all the ammenities we were looking for. We had a great room with 2 queen beds..."
  • "you are ever in the area I would recommend this hotel. You wont find a better place with a affordable price. Wish could have stayed longer...."
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Mission Valley Resort (San Diego) 3.0 of 5
$48 and up *
#234 of 270 hotels in San Diego
2 travelers mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "given a choice I'll choose La Costa. But with a limited budget for a conference or vacation, I cannot imagine a better place than this...."
  • "If safety, budget and location are at the top of your list of requirements when looking for lodging, you will be satisfied. As a have mentioned in my other reviews on Trip Advisor..."
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BEST WESTERN Diamond Bar Hotel & Suites (Diamond Bar) 2.5 of 5
$82 and up *
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#2 of 3 hotels in Diamond Bar
One traveler mentioned "cheapest" when describing this hotel.
  • "We booked this hotel because it was the cheapest in the area. You get what you pay for - an average hotel. The room was very spacious and clean. My biggest complaint was the AC. It..."
  • "When ever I am in area, i stay at this Best Western. The hotel rooms are spacious, clean with 42" LCD tv and its worth for the price they offer. The rooms on freeway are noisy, I prefer to stay non-f..."
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BEST WESTERN Corte Madera Inn (Corte Madera) 3.0 of 5
$165 and up *
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#1 of 3 hotels in Corte Madera
2 travelers mentioned "affordable" and "affordable location" when describing this hotel.
  • "Clean, comfortable room, affordable. The only negative is the breakfast for me - I am a milk lover and they don't have it for breakfast. They do have fruit, juice, bran muffin, etc..."
  • "I chose this hotel because I wanted to be close to San Francisco but not in the city and close to the wineries in an affordable location. It was perfect because we were one freeway..."
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3 Peaks Resort and Beach Club (South Lake Tahoe) 3.0 of 5
$54 and up *
#12 of 70 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
3 travelers mentioned "budget place" and "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "plus vending machines for ice and beverages. Rooms are cleaned well and on a timely basis. A great budget place for travellers...."
  • "We were quoted a decent rate for a room, and I mentioned we were budget friendly honeymooners, and we were upgraded to a poolside suite for less than the original quoted room rate..."
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Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa (San Luis Obispo)
$188 and up *
#11 of 31 hotels in San Luis Obispo
One traveler mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "Room was a little small, Tv remote is poorly made and cheap, almost couldnt turn the channels. plus we didnt like how thin the walls are. I heard the room above us clearly, every..."
  • "We booked the one bedroom spa Suite and thoroughly enjoyed it. The room was clean and in good shape. One can always argue with the decor as all tastes are different. The room has a small private p..."
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Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort (Carlsbad) 3.0 of 5
$178 and up *
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#7 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "The rooms are wonderful for travelers with kids as there are options for a small kitchenette allowing hungry family members to enjoy non-stop snacks without breaking the budget..."
  • "The location is particularly great, as it is right dowtown and also has easy walking distance to their beautiful beach! We shopped, ate, walked, got massages & pedicures, played Bingo at the resort,..."
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Ivy Palm Spa and Resort (Palm Springs) 2.0 of 5
$73 and up *
#56 of 69 hotels in Palm Springs
One traveler mentioned "cheap place" when describing this hotel.
  • "bounced when turning over or moving around. All in all, if you just needed a quick cheap place to stay.....the Ivy Palm resort is for you!..."
  • "Ivy Palm resort was nice, but there was a sad overall feeling about it. The pools were dirty, the lounge chairs were broken, moldy and stained which makes you worrying you might catch a fungus if you ..."
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Ferrari's Crown Resort (Kings Beach) 2.0 of 5
$85 and up *
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#1 of 6 hotels in Kings Beach
4 travelers mentioned "affordable" and "affordability" when describing this hotel.
  • "This resort is the perfect place to spend an AFFORDABLE mini vacation. We spoke to many families on the beach that return to the Crown year after year. Now that we have been there..."
  • "from Lake to pool to ping pong. This is a great place to stay if you want affordability, great views and an authentic old Tahoe experience...."
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Marquis Villas Resort (Palm Springs) 2.0 of 5
$83 and up *
#55 of 69 hotels in Palm Springs
One traveler mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "The location is perfect & the price is cheap compared to any other 1 bedroom apartment i could find in Palm Springs. We were staying with 2 young children and the apartment was a..."
  • "We had never been to this resort before and are Diamond members. I thought the resort was very nice and our 1 bedroom had plenty of room for 2 people. The bathroom is huge, actually 2 bathrooms conn..."
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BEST WESTERN Seacliff Inn (Aptos) 3.5 of 5
$128 and up *
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#1 of 6 hotels in Aptos
2 travelers mentioned "affordable accommodation" and "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "We were looking for accommodation that was affordable, close to amenities and the area that we would be partaking in the majority of our activities for the week that we were there..."
  • "of the country and this, by far, was the easiest and most convenient hotel for those visiting the Aptos area and was affordable in July...."
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Panamint Springs Resort (Death Valley National Park)
$94 *
#3 of 4 hotels in Death Valley National Park
One traveler mentioned "budget place" when describing this hotel.
  • "I've given this 5 stars, as for the price I thought it was a great budget place to stay, and I have quite high standards - other stays on our road trip included MacArthur place at..."
  • "This small MOTEL is located in the more remote part of Death Valley National Park. I would not describe it as a resort; it is an old motel with thin walls and actual "key" locks. My husband and I tr..."
Asilomar Conference Grounds (Pacific Grove) 2.0 of 5
$142 and up *
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#10 of 17 hotels in Pacific Grove
One traveler mentioned "cheap place" when describing this hotel.
  • "So you have to know what you are getting - a cheap place to stay in one of the loveliest spots on Earth. The rooms are basic and the plumbing could stand some updating. But they..."
  • "Traveling through the Carmel/Monterey, California area, Asilomar is a unique place to stay. Asilomar is a "Conference Center" that caters to small and large groups for "Off-Site" Meetings. Asilomar is..."
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Stovepipe Wells Village (Death Valley National Park) 2.5 of 5
$147 and up *
#2 of 4 hotels in Death Valley National Park
2 travelers mentioned "affordable" and "affordabel" when describing this hotel.
  • "There are only 2 places to stay inside Death Valley National Park, and this was the more affordable option. After reading many reviews on this site, I was a little nervous but..."
  • "However it is a special experience to stay in Death Valley and a stay at this hotel is affordabel and sufficient. By the way, the ice machine was out of order...."
San Vicente Golf Resort (Ramona) 3.0 of 5
$72 and up *
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#2 of 3 hotels in Ramona
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "Other than that, not much else that is easily accessible. Overall a good stay if you want a budget-friendly on-site hotel for golfers who just want a bed to sleep in and golf as..."
  • "We were there for 3 days of golf school. To our surprise the food was excellent and the staff was the best, very friendly. Our room was good, not great, but maybe a B+. I would recommend this hotel t..."
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Paso Robles Travelodge (Paso Robles) 2.0 of 5
$64 and up *
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#16 of 18 hotels in Paso Robles
One traveler mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "The room was large, clean, quiet, and cheap. Check in and check out were very easy. The location is perfect to access both 46 east and west. We will be back. Very good value...."
  • "I had no problems with the motel specifically, but the desk staff did not smile and it felt like I was more of a burden than a paying customer. The place was well kept. The pool was nice and the clean..."
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Roman Spa Hot Springs Resort (Calistoga)
$220 and up *
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#5 of 15 hotels in Calistoga
3 travelers mentioned "affordable motel" and "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "Cute, affordable motel. Chose this room because it had a full kitchen. Room was good size though pretty outdated. It's a comfortable place to stay in Calistoga, walking distance..."
  • "Not a spa type of room but more like comfortable and affordable. They have spa treatment on site also but my massage was not my favorite. The mud bath and soak in soap water was..."
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Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village (South Lake Tahoe) 3.0 of 5
$120 and up *
#17 of 70 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
7 travelers mentioned "affordable place" and "affordable room" when describing this hotel.
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The Sunburst Calistoga (Calistoga) 2.5 of 5
$175 and up *
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#6 of 15 hotels in Calistoga
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "and other spas. All in all, if you are looking for a great, budget-friendly place this is the spot. I will definitely stay here again!!..."
  • "An unexpected Great value for this impeccably clean, modern renovated motel. Room was decorated in a modern decor with a great bed and linens. It was a great price with a modest breakfast included. A..."
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Blue Sea Beach Hotel (San Diego) 2.5 of 5
$160 and up *
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#46 of 270 hotels in San Diego
7 travelers mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
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Tamarack Lodge and Resort (Mammoth Lakes) 3.0 of 5
$115 and up *
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#9 of 30 hotels in Mammoth Lakes
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "We recently ran to mammoth on a wild hair after a storm dumped and this was one of the only places available within budget. Having never stayed here I hit the reviews and they were..."
  • "Tamarack is set in an almost Disneyesque Sierra location. I've stayed in a cabin here and have eaten at the Lakefront many times and it's one of my favorite places, shared with family and friends, of ..."
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Palm Mountain Resort & Spa (Palm Springs) 3.0 of 5
$86 and up *
#27 of 69 hotels in Palm Springs
4 travelers mentioned "affordable room" and "affordable" when describing this hotel.
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Residence Inn Anaheim Resort Area (Garden Grove) 3.0 of 5
$149 and up *
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#2 of 17 hotels in Garden Grove
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "that this work is usually done in the winter but was delayed this year due to a budget delay. That said, the room was very clean, nice and comfortable after getting used to..."
  • "I’ve stayed in 100’s of hotels and this one rates in the top 3 for cleanest. I was here on business, but it is also family perfect. Two rooms, two flat screen TV’s, and a kitchen area. Windows open. U..."
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Palm Springs Tennis Club (Palm Springs) 3.5 of 5
$109 and up *
#18 of 69 hotels in Palm Springs
2 travelers mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "It's hard to describe this hotel: •Extremely affordable + no additional charge as often happens in resort-type hotels. Even the parking garage is free. •Spectacular mountain..."
  • "The room rate was extremely affordable and there is no additional resort fee that even the local hotels charge. Our unit was spacious with two private patios, a generous kitchen and..."
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