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Reviewed April 10, 2016

Clean room and a restful night sleep. Easy to find. Great price. Good location of stores and restaurants. Reasonably close to the freeway. Within driving distance to my location of business. Free WiFi and microwave and refrigerator.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Needing a pit stop en route from San Diego, the Franciscan worked well price-wise. Idyllic holiday destination Vista is not, most visitors will be heading to the coast, but for a stop over, it worked well. Checkin was quick and business like, motel seemed large but not busy. All ground floor rooms easy access First impressions: room was very spacious,... More 

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Adachi, Japan
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Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

This was an extremely cheap hotel, but the service was decent, the rooms were clean and kept up, the wifi was not great, but it worked, hot water, microwave, mini fridge, ac/heater. It had everything you pay for and is actually better than you might expect for $50 a night. Cannot expect a 5 diamond hotel, but it was great... More 

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Thank Shad G
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed December 10, 2015

The rooms are basic, some of them have a full size stove. The cabinets are really old and dirty, I would suggest not using them. If you need to use the wifi you have to ask for a room right next to the front office to get reception. I had a room at the far end in the two story... More 

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orange county, california
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Reviewed October 20, 2015

If you are looking for something cost effective and clean, this is your place. It is an older facility, but comfortable enough. Nothing fancy for sure. The bed was comfortable, but bring your own pillow. It is located close to a market and restaurants, as well as freeway close. It was also quiet. Make sure you have cash for the... More 

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Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

First we went to the bed room and was all up side down and when we exchange the room there were some strong smell of deodorant in the room. The crew are awesome...................and dont even think to use the wifi far way from the office, it just doesnt work.

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Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for 2.5 weeks, payed about $1500 usd. The room had feces smeared on the curtain, burns all through the bedding, toilet was not cleaned properly, wifi had absolutely no connectivity carpets were completely filthy and our socks were black from walking on the floor only a minute, there were ants around the sink and... More 

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Huntington Beach
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Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

We visited friends in Vista for the weekend and decided to give this motel a try as it was recommended by our friends. The place is an 70's vintage motel that has been nicely remodeled but is in the middle of a busy shopping area. The rooms are clean but smell of rose water (reminded me of Grandmas house) Checking... More 

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Reviewed March 4, 2015

Take a pleasant time warp into the 60's. Fill out the cardboard motel intake card, have your credit card run over the carbon paper embosser, take your brass key to your room, begin your trip to the past in this quite pleasant 1960's motel. Big rooms, decent beds, small toilet/bathtub room, big old tv, refer and micro, what else you... More 

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is an inexpensive, clean, quiet motel to stay when you are in the Coronado, La Jolla area. Most hotels closer to these destinations are more expensive so pay the lower price with a smile! We were very satisfied.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Franciscan Inn Motel

Address: 955 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92083-6909
Location: United States > California > Vista
Number of rooms: 42
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“You only get wifi reception if you are in a room directly next to the front desk office”
 of 5 bubbles CS131415, Dec 10, 2015 | Read review
“wi-fi is glitchy - might be better in the rooms closer to the office?”
 of 5 bubbles rookie1now, Oct 20, 2015 | Read review
“Don't know about two story rooms, might be newer. One story is convenient to access car.”
 of 5 bubbles SANDIEGOSLIM, Mar 4, 2015 | Read review
“If you pay budget price, be happy for a quiet clean room.”
 of 5 bubbles 1joanne-12, Sep 29, 2014 | Read review
“Try to get close to lobby for better wifi reception.”
 of 5 bubbles BNotes, Sep 16, 2014 | Read review
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