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BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn

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Southport, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed four nights at the Bayside Inn, an excellent downtown location, close to Little Italy for great selection of places to eat, and a few minutes walk from the Embarcadero. Spacious room on the 8th floor with balcony views to Star of India ship by the Maritime Museum. Extensive buffet breakfast in the hotel's adjacent restaurant. Highly recommend this... More 

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tlwickens, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Greekislandlovers, Thank you for reviewing your stay at Best Western Plus Bayside Inn. We are pleased to know that you feel our location is excellent with Little Italy and the Embarcaderos proximity to us. We appreciate that you also highly recommend us. We hope to have the opportunity to accommodate you again in the future. Best Regards, Grace Gerzen... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

I was skeptical of this hotel as I normally am when the words "best western" or "inn" appear in the name of a hotel, but I was pleasantly surprised. The rooms were clean and spacious with great views of the city or ocean. It is walking distance from the gas-lamp, seaport village, and little Italy. Our front desk attendant upon... More 

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tlwickens, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Adam P, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Best Western Bayside Inn. We are pleased to see you felt our rooms are clean and spacious with great views. We appreciate your review with details about newer staff and the cigarette smell, this allows us to see from our guest’s perspective and focus our efforts accordingly. Thank... More 

Figtree, Australia
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed here three times now and this hotel ticks all boxes !! Firstly its central location , Little Italy one side , Gas lamp the other and great views of the harbour aswell. Very clean , decent size rooms , balcony , comfy beds , fridge and microwave. This property has a pool and a great free breakfast... More 

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Thank 87Peter
tlwickens, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn, responded to this review

Dear 87Peter, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us at Best Western Plus Bayside Inn. We are glad you enjoy our proximity to Little Italy, the Gaslamp Quarter and the harbor. Thank you for returning to stay with us time and time again, we appreciate your loyalty. We are thankful for your kind words in regards to our friendly... More 

Great Harwood, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is in the perfect location if you are using public transport and walking to get around. It is very near to bars, restaurants and all the transport hubs you will need. As per previous comments, it may be a bit dated, however, the cleanliness is second to none. There is a supermarket close by if you want to... More 

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tlwickens, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn, responded to this review

Dear scoa, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Best Western Plus Bayside Inn. We are pleased to see you enjoyed our proximity to much downtown San Diego has to offer. Thank you for sharing how clean our hotel is, our housekeeping team takes great pride in their work. You may be pleased to learn our first floor... More 

Weymouth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

This hotel has great views over the bay but little else to mark it out. There was very little interaction from the staff and I found the rooms to be a little noisy. There is a free breakfast which was adequate and off road parking charged at $14 a day. There are better places to stay in San Diego.

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tlwickens, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn, responded to this review

Dear mistermikeuk, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us at Best Western Plus Bayside Inn. We appreciate your feedback about your experience. Please except our apologies for the lack of a more positive interaction with our Guest Services team. We take great pride in our service, we are disappointed that we failed to exceed your expectations and we thank... More 

Ilovetotravel1962
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133 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My wife and I stayed here recently while attending Comic Con. We were very happy with the choice. First of all they have a complimentary airport shuttle. The hotel itself is nice (not a palace but very nice). The room comes with a refrigerator which came in very handy. The bed was comfortable. Another nice feature of the hotel is... More 

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tlwickens, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn, responded to this review

Dear llovetotravel1962, Thank you for staying with us at Best Western Plus Bayside Inn for your trip to San Diego for Comic Con. We appreciate your detailed review of our services and are pleased to see you enjoyed our proximity to much more than the convention center. Thank you for your feedback about having bacon more often with the complimentary... More 

Sydney
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I booked this hotel as it was not uber expensive like it's downtown counterparts. I wasn't expecting much, so I was pleasantly surprised. The property is walking distance to the Santa Fe train station, to the downtown shopping precinct and to the trolley stop. The hotel itself is not a plush and modern 5 star looking property, but it doesn't... More 

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tlwickens, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn, responded to this review

Dear molliieemoo, Thank you for staying with us at Best Western Plus Bayside Inn and for taking time to write a review. We appreciate your explanation of how our services exceed expectations considering our great rates. We aspire to always ensure our guests experience comfort and convenience while feeling it matches with our pricing. Thank you for your feedback about... More 

Swansea, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. The room was a nice size and the location was very convenient. We could see the Star of India/Maritime Museum from our room. It was a short walk to two of the "Old Town Trolley Tour" stops, even with kids. Little Italy was just a block away. Hiroshi and Moises at the front... More 

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tlwickens, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn, responded to this review

Dear JL Stella, Thank you for staying with us at Best Western Plus Bayside Inn. We are pleased to see you enjoyed our convenient location. Thank you for taking time to acknowledge how helpful Hiroshi and Moises are. We appreciate your feedback about the carpet in the room which our Housekeeping team has addressed. We hope to welcome you back... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights in July as part of a 2000 mile West Coast road trip. Great hotel, good location, about 15-20 minute walk from USS Midway & Seaport Village and one block from Little Italy. All rooms have a small balcony, we were on the 12th floor overlooking the pool and a bay view which was lovely and... More 

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tlwickens, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn, responded to this review

Dear shinythingsvicky, Thank you for staying with us at Best Western Plus Bayside Inn. We are pleased to see you enjoyed our proximity to the bay, Seaport Village and Little Italy. Thank you for sharing that we offer good sized rooms with comfortable beds, refrigerators and microwaves. We appreciate your time taken to review your stay and your feedback about... More 

Denver
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We've stayed in this hotel for a total of 10 nights over the last two years. Both times we were there for Comic Con so our expectations were pretty minimal, we just wanted a quiet room and free breakfast. Our first year we were on the 11th floor with a bay view. The view was very nice, but the room... More 

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Thank Sara L
tlwickens, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sara L, Thank you for reviewing Best Western Plus Bayside Inn. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your return trip for Comic Con and our proximity to the bay. Thank you for sharing that we offer peace and quiet and that our staff was always kind. We appreciate your repeated patronage and look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Best Western Plus Bayside Inn is located in the heart of downtown San Diego, perfect for site seeing or business trips. Our proximity to Little Italy offers guests easy access to amazing dining and breweries from award winning chefs. Guests can easily walk to shopping and dining at the nearby harbor area including Seaport Village & The Headquarters. Those that love to explore and site see find our central location to many local museums and attractions, like the World Famous San Diego Zoo(R) and the Midway Museum very convenient. In addition to our complimentary services, like a daily breakfast buffet, shuttle service and WI-FI, guests may take advantage of some of our new and enhanced amenities from our 2015 first floor remodel. The beautiful outdoor pool and hot tub area with woven modular lounge seating is great for evenings with friends, family time or just relaxing. The new onsite fitness room is perfect for an invigorating work out. We also added a fantastic Sundries area with snacks, small meals and beverages for the convenience of our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn

Address: 555 W Ash St, San Diego, CA 92101-3414
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: $150 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel San Diego
Best Western Bayside Hotel
Best Western San Diego
San Diego Best Western
Hotel Style:
#71 Family Hotel in San Diego
#74 Business Hotel in San Diego
#76 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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