We stayed at the Comfort Suites in downtown Visalia while visiting the Sequoia National Park. (The drive was a bit further than I would have liked, but it was a last minute trip and no rooms were available in Three Rivers.) This hotel is located across from the Visalia Convention Center and is within walking distance of a number of restaurants, a theatre and a movie theater.
We found the staff at Comfort Suites to be friendly and helpful. The room was very comfortable, clean and quiet. Breakfast was a nice surprise; it was more like a limited buffet than continental breakfast. They also offer free parking and free WiFi, plus an ethernet connection in the room. If I was in the area, I'd gladly stay here again.