This hotel is a great value for people looking for a cheap place to stay when visiting San Diego. Although Chula Vista isn't the most charming town, the 10 miles to downtown SD is a very quick trip. Free continental breakfast, free parking, free wifi, strong Tripadvisor reviews and a great rate were the main factors that attracted me to this property.
Pulling into the hotel late at night, I was worried that that the area was a bit shady (as some of the clientele appeared to be), but this was not the case.
Breakfast ends earlier here than many other hotels (at 9am), and seating is insufficient, so try to go early.
Hotel honored request for upper level room as noted on Hotels.com booking. With a 10% coupon, the rate came to 64.80 during the week, and $81 on the weekend, which was an incredible value for a this hotel and amenities offered. Front desk service was good overall, but Anderson was by far the best on staff.
It looks like the room was recently renovated, though not entirely, because the sink area and particularly the bathroom needed a coat of plaster / paint. The King size bed was very comfortable, but the sheets / blankets could use an update. Also, the hotel should throw out their current stock of towels and buy new. The state of towels/bathroom/bed sheets definitely knock this hotel from "Excellent" to "Very Good". Although the hotel has a pool, I didn't see anyone using it, and it is much smaller than it appears in pictures.
If this hotel was within San Diego city limits, it could easily be twice the price. Make sure to visit Tacos El Gordo down the street in Chula Vista!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This charming Chula Vista hotel offers great amenities and is just minutes away from downtown San Diego, the Olympic Training Center and the Chula Vista Marina. The BEST WESTERN Chula Vista Inn located in Chula Vista, California provides guests with easy access to two major freeways in the San Diego area -- Interstate 5 and Interstate 805. Hotel guests will be close to several local tourist attractions including the Chula Vista Marina, San Diego area beaches and San Diego's Seaport Village.All guest rooms feature free high-speed Internet and cable television. The hotel offers an outdoor pool, spa, meeting rooms to accommodate up to 50 people and a complimentary continental breakfast. Each guest room is a non-smoking room.Guests staying at the BEST WESTERN Chula Vista Inn are close to all of San Diego's great attractions including Soak City Water Park and Balboa Park. Families will especially enjoy being minutes away from the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld®. The University of California San Diego, San Diego State University and University of San Diego are all within a short drive from the hotel. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Plus Chula Vista Hotel Chula Vista
- Best Western Chula Vista
- Chula Vista Best Western