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WorldMark San Diego - Balboa Park

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San Diego, California
Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Husband surprised me with a getaway staycation for my bday weekend. We are owners but have never stayed at this property. The property was very nice. Its located in a historic building downtown. The lobby was nice and the room was very nice. Bed was comfy. We went up to the roof and there is actually a lounging area up...

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Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewed November 8, 2015

We exchanged in with RCI for a week. Location is perfect. Easy access to Balboa park, public transportation or central for walking adventures. Our unit was very clean, comfortable and enjoyable. The highlight was the little used roof top deck. Morning coffee, late night wine & cheese watching the city lights, we spent a lot of time on the roof...

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Victor C, Manager at WorldMark San Diego - Balboa Park, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We will share these with our staff. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We are so happy you enjoyed our wine and cheese social on the roof deck. Again, thank you for reaching out and we look forward to your next visit.

Cortez, Colorado
Reviewed October 21, 2015

Great location. Staff was very helpful with directions to anywhere we wanted to go. The roof top venue was fun. Guests came together, cooked meals and shared stories of their experiences. Parking was challenging at first, but we found overnight parking nearby.

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Victor C, Manager at WorldMark San Diego - Balboa Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to say some nice things about our resort. We will share these with our staff. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and that you had a chance to enjoy our roof top deck for your gathering. Again, thank you for reaching out and we look forward to your next visit.

Bayonne, New Jersey
Reviewed October 19, 2015

This was our first trip to San Diego. I was a little nervous to stay at this property but I have to say I was happy we did. (I rather spend my money on dining out and things to do around San Diego so this exchange and week price was well worth it.) The location is minutes away from downtown...

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Victor C, Manager at WorldMark San Diego - Balboa Park, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We will share these with our staff. When we heard you wanted to celebrate your special event with us we got very excited. All of our staff was eager to make everything perfect for you. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Again, thank you for reaching out and we look forward...

Sherwood, Arkansas
Reviewed October 14, 2015

My wife and I were pleasantly surprised to see how clean this place is despite its age. The kitchen, living room and dinette were a nice touch too. Parking is very expensive. It's either you park on the street (which sometimes is extremely hard to find an empty spot) or pay some ridiculously expensive amount per day to park at...

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Victor C, Manager at WorldMark San Diego - Balboa Park, responded to this review

Thank you, Patrick for the kind words. We will share these with our staff. I know that our housekeeping team will be especially happy to hear that you appreciated the cleanliness of the unit. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Again, thank you for reaching out and we look forward to your next visit.

Long Beach
Reviewed September 8, 2015

So first off, let me say that my wife and I planned this trip that was a bit different for us. We've done them before, take the train down and walk everywhere you want to go. It works in certain cities, we've done Santa Barbara with our children years ago, and we did San Diego years back staying in the...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed August 8, 2015

Like others, the price they charge for parking. $30/day. Our entire 3 day stay the lot was maybe 1/5 filled. I believe owners of WorldMark should get free or at a competitive price compared to neighboring lots. They said that I could get a "WorldMark Discount Rate" to a lot 3 blocks away. Umm.... How about a "WorldMark Discount Rate"...

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Ogden, Utah
Reviewed August 2, 2015

The parking was ridiculous - they had a small lot and wanted to charge a fortune. We drove around the building and found street parking on the north of the building (for free, yay). We didn't dare move our car that evening because i'm not sure we would have found anything else. The room was clean. The kitchenette was really...

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Cleveland, Tennessee
Reviewed June 15, 2015

Although the room and building were nice, it is not worth the cost to park. It is $30 per night. Ridiculous. There is a public lot a block away that costs $15 for 24 hours, but the lot is not attended and you have to pass lots of homeless people when walking back to the hotel. The area does not...

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Portland, OR
Reviewed May 21, 2015

This lovely hotel is perfectly located for exploring the Balboa Park area. It's literally across the street from the park. The museums and zoo were several blocks away, but our family found it a pleasant walk to and from our cozy home base. The hotel sits on 5th Ave -- which is lined with great brunch and dinner options (Hash...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • 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 )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about WorldMark San Diego - Balboa Park

Address: 1110 A St, San Diego, CA 92101-4732 (Formerly Staybridge Suites Downtown)
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , East Village
Price Range: $164 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — WorldMark San Diego - Balboa Park 3.5*
Number of rooms: 136
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“There is a good bit of traffic outside the hotel. If you are not used to city noise, select an interior room so it's more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles victrola06, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“i would prefer 3rd floor or above, floor 2 is ground level. But it is fun to watch people walk by.”
 of 5 bubbles RexJoe, Feb 19, 2017 | Read review
“inside rooms have no view but are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Waimoku, Jul 28, 2016 | Read review
“AC noise is pretty brutal at night; there's no escaping it. The Higher level rooms have less street noise, but all rooms are pretty good.”
 of 5 bubbles 167missh, May 4, 2016 | Read review
“None. Stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles NancySoowan, Aug 8, 2015 | Read review
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