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“Good for business trips” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Prime Inn San Diego

Prime Inn San Diego
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Prime Inn San Diego
1722 Palm Avenue, San Diego, CA 92154 (Formerly Travelodge - San Diego South Bay)   |  
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Ranked #216 of 269 hotels in San Diego
Sao Paulo, Brazil
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18 hotel reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Good for business trips”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

It's not a hotel, but a motel. As any other one, if you want only sleep, is a good choice. Don't have to much to do near, only a Mall with Walmart, CVS and other helpful stores and restaurants. Cheap and near the mexican border.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Salem, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

The hallways remind me of the shining movie. It has what a basic hotel should have, even if it was not "top class" it was good for the trip for the days we as a group used it for. If you just need a get a way place and aren't looking for a "special high dollar" place this is it. So I would rate this as a good hotel but like others say, don't take your wife for an anniversary get a way hotel like this.. This hotel is for people who just need a place to stay and not planning on staying indoors all day.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2010

When we first got into our room - i was not too happy, the walls needed cleaning and furniture looked old, we where exhausted from a long day at Sea World so we wanted to lay down to sleep. Well that is when we saw..........................Bed Bugs.......or a bed bug crawling up the wall, when we looked at the mattress there where more. Not coming back here!!!

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
2 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2006

My boyfriend and I stayed at this motel for the San Diego Comic Con. Overall, it was a positive experience. The rate was very reasonable, the room was nearly spotless, and the staff (front desk and housekeeping) were all very friendly and helpful. Even though it's not in the best of neighborhoods, the hotel itself and even it's parking lot felt very safe and secure. The other guests were good people, too (no weirdos).
My only complaint was that the "bear bites" breakfast (pastries and coffee) was less than stellar... but then again, it was free, so...
Also, it's about a mile away from the trolley stop, but it's an easy walk, and an even easier drive. There are plenty of places to eat nearby, as well as a couple of grocery stores. The beach is a short drive away, too.
If you're on a tight budget, and don't mind the wee commute to the trolley stop, I highly recommend this motel.

  • Liked — Cheap and Friendly
  • Disliked — Distance from trolley stop
  • Tips/Secrets — Bring your own breakfast.
  • Stayed July 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Prime Inn San Diego

Address: 1722 Palm Avenue, San Diego, CA 92154 (Formerly Travelodge - San Diego South Bay)
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #216 of 269 hotels in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Travelodge San Diego
Travel Lodge San Diego
San Diego Travelodge
San Diego Travel Lodge

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