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WorldMark San Diego - Balboa Park

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Long Beach
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4 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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"... More 

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3 Thank NancySoowan
Ogden, Utah
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4 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Mansfield Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed here for 7 nights in April, our stay was an exchange we did through our holiday club. Upon arrival we were greeted by lovely, friendly and helpful hotel staff. Our studio room was nicely presented, quite spacious, clean and tidy, well appointed and with no smells. The air conditioner worked well. The room had a full kitchen, which... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We went to San Diego for a wedding and stayed here with my parents time share points. I don't think this is best for a family as I have 2 small children. There is no where for them to play on property or to even go outside. Our room was nice but a little small for us. We were able... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Came early for a conference, I am a Worldmark owner and we were able to get a 1 bedroom on bonus time- it met our needs just fine- really enjoyed the rooftop deck in the evenings, would sit up there with our beverages and enjoy the view- the kitchen was small but fine- didn't really cook, the location is good-... More 

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Big Bear Lake, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My wife and I have stayed at this location a handful of times over the past few years and we always trade in using our timeshare. We are Wyndham owners and since they have bought out Worldmark, the changes to the property amenities and charges have been noticeable. The staff are very nice and the rooms newly upgraded however, they... More 

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5 Thank Steven C
Elk Grove, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I went for Christmas, and used my time share, The front desk service was great. I got a studio room which was ok, dark but clean. Our room was on the corner so the some street noise. The roof top deck is great, but missing a hot tub for sure. This was not worth it for me, I rather spend... More 

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Thomas S, General Manager at WorldMark San Diego - Balboa Park, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you, your review of our resort is greatly appreciated. I will share your comments with our corporate team. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • 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: $115 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — WorldMark San Diego - Balboa Park 4*
Number of rooms: 136
Also Known As:
Worldmark San Diego Hotel San Diego
Staybridge Suites San Diego
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