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“More Bang For The Buck” 5 of 5 stars
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Comfort Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   9300 W. Airport Drive, Visalia, CA 93277   |  
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Ranked #2 of 14 Hotels in Visalia
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Redmond, Oregon
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102 reviews
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“More Bang For The Buck”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2008

My wife and I stayed here for one night in June of '08.
We got the age 50+ rate of $86+ and still kept it under
a hundred bucks total with tax.
To be honest I tried to find something wrong with the place
but Could Not. Nice staff, the room was fine, full flush toilets,
good shower comfy bed and
all the amenities you expect. Free Wireless High Speed with no
passwords or junk is always a plus to me. The Fitness center
was ample to get a good work out, I looked at the pool but
didn't go out there. The breakfast was what they call expanded continental which means you can make yourself a waffle, a bowl of fruit loops, gnaw on a pastry or eat a hard boiled egg.

No restaurants on site so you have to drive East about 3 miles
on CA-198E to find food. Lots of places there including a fairly new
La Quinta Inn that no one has reviewed yet. This Comfort Inn
and Suites is nice but I think the next trip we will try that
La Quinta Inn since it is surrounded by places to eat and
things to do.

Word of advice: Always check the clock radios in your rooms to
make sure the alarm is OFF. I've been burned twice now by
getting blasted out of a deep sleep because someone left
the alarm set to go off early. Thanks for your time.

  • Liked — Price and Free Wi-Fi
  • Disliked — Alarm Clock Went Off Unexpectantly
  • Stayed June 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2008

This hotel is conveniently located in Visalia right off the main throughfare through Visalia. We were en-route to Sequoia National Park and decided to stay for one night before heading to the park the next day. It is not as close to the park as it would seem (about 1.5 hours away when you finally add all the time to get into the park). there is a bus from Visalia that runs into Sequoia that leaves from the nearby Holiday Inn conference hotel (that takes about 2 hours and costs $12 in 2008).

The rooms were very large and well appointed. There was refrigerator as well, free wi-fi access for computers. Small breakfast lounge below with the usual cold continental breakfast - they did have waffles you could make, cereals, some muffins/pastries, hard boiled egg and various juices. It was standard for hotel fare at the price we paid. Beds were comfortable and overall this is a great value. There are other hotels in Visalia - Fairfield Inn or Holiday Inn which may have been higher in quality but the price was probably 20-30% higher. For our needs, this was clean place for a quick overnight stay before heading out to Sequoia Nat'l Park.

Stayed May 2008
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Central Texas
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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2008

We (family of four) stayed one night on our way south. The room was spotless - really clean. The lobby and dining area was very roomy and peaceful, and also spotless. Breakfast was outstanding - wide variety for any taste, fresh, excellently prepared, and delicious. All personnel were very friendly and professional. Internet access in the room worked well. Even though the hotel is near the city airport, our room facing the airport was quiet. The only "complaint" we had about this place is that we did not get to stay longer and enjoy it. If we're ever in Visalia again, this Comfort Inn will be the first hotel we check with for reservations.

  • Liked — Spotlessly clean, quiet, comfortable, friendly professional staff, and excellent food for breakfast
  • Disliked — We didn't get to stay longer.
  • Stayed July 2007, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Harrisburg, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2007

First time at a Comfort Suites. This place was delightful, clean, good location, easy access, very accomodating.

The receptionist was pleasant and helpful. We were traveling with our family van that has a roof top carrier which cannot be parked in a garage. They allowed us to park just out front of the hotel on the main street. There were no issues with security. The hotel is located in a nice safe area.

The room was more than expected. Separate bedroom, and comfortable sitting area. Two TV's. Nice large bathroom. Very clean!!!

Would stay there again.

Great location to stop after visiting Sequoia National Park.

  • Stayed October 2007
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Bolivia, NC
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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2007

We stayed here for 2 nights while we were touring Sequoia Park and King's Canyon. This place is definately an inexpensive alternative to staying in the Park, and the entrance to Sequoia is about 45 minutes away. The Comfort Inn is located on the outskirts of town by the airport but the downtown restaurants are just a short drive away. We paid a few dollars extra for one of the oversized suites and enjoyed the luxury of an extra room and 2 tvs. I especially appreciated the free internet access, and we also made use of the washer & dryer (for a modest charge). The room and furniture were in excellent condition. We did not have a minifridge and microwave during our stay because they had been removed for replacement. (A minor inconvenience but it shows, in my opinion, that the Inn is interested in maintaining good equipment.) I recomment the Comfort Inn if you plan on staying in Visalia.

  • Stayed October 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Los Angeles, California
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2007

Stayed here for 2 nights over Labor Day on a visit to Sequoia and Kings Canyon. The hotel was clean and comfortable and received really good rates with AAA discount. It was a very hot weekend and enjoyed coming back to the hotel in the afternoon and jumping in the pool (which was very clean). The complimentary breakfast in the morning is nothing special, but an added benefit if you want to pick something up quickly on your way out. The second day we were there, they did clean and make-up our room but they forgot to give us new towels. However, one quick call down to the front desk and new towels were brought up to us within 5 minutes. The hotel is at least an hours drive to the entrance of Sequoia.

Stayed September 2007
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2007

This is a must if you have business in or stopping in Visalia for a night. We stayed at the downtown Comfort Inn and Suites. The service was friendly, the rooms comfortable, the beds heavenly, and the breakfast well-stocked. This hotel doesn't have a pool but it does have a jacuzzi - sort of in a strange spot but private. The room is big with the separate sitting area - and two TVs. They have a washer/dryer and an okay workout room. The front desk staff was very friendly and helpful. They were relaxed so it made our visit relaxing. The breakfast was hot and cold food. We paid $92 during the summer and this was one of the best hotels that we stayed at during our trip.

On Fridays, they have a farmers' market right outside the hotel. The Italian restaurant (forgot the name) that the hotel recommends is a "must do". The downtown area has been upgraded so that an evening stroll brings you to various restaurants and coffee shops. The other stores were closed, but it was great to see independently owned stores in lieu of the chain stores. There is a brewery and bakery around the block - we could see the signs from the hotel parking lot.

The hotel is less than an hour from the Sequoia National Park. We stayed at the Wuksachi lodge in the park but preferred this hotel - too bad it wasn't closer to the park. If you don't mind spending a day in the park then heading back to Visalia, I would recommend it.

  • Stayed August 2007
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Address: 9300 W. Airport Drive, Visalia, CA 93277
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Location: United States > California > Visalia
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 14 Hotels in Visalia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Comfort Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 64
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the beautiful city of Visalia, CA just 39 miles West of the fabulous Sequoia National Park at Hwy 198 and only seconds from Hwy 99. All of our completely renovated rooms include microwaves, refrigerators, irons, ironing boards, hair dryers and coffee makers. We serve Complimentary Full Hot Breakfast daily and offer Free WiFi for all our guests. Our Fitness center includes a weight system and other state of the art equipment as well as a Sauna for your convenience. We welcome pets. Plaza Park Sports Complex is just across the street and it includes a fun dog park as well. We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay with us. ... more   less 
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