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#2 of 3 hotels in Diamond Bar
One traveler mentioned "cheapest" when describing this hotel.
  • "We booked this hotel because it was the cheapest in the area. You get what you pay for - an average hotel. The room was very spacious and clean. My biggest complaint was the AC. It..."
  • "Always clean and staff very accommodating. Lovely grounds and office and dining area attractive and clean. The free breakfast gives a nice variety of food, both hot and cold, and there is coffee ava..."
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#1 of 3 hotels in Corte Madera
2 travelers mentioned "affordable" and "affordable location" when describing this hotel.
  • "Clean, comfortable room, affordable. The only negative is the breakfast for me - I am a milk lover and they don't have it for breakfast. They do have fruit, juice, bran muffin, etc..."
  • "I chose this hotel because I wanted to be close to San Francisco but not in the city and close to the wineries in an affordable location. It was perfect because we were one freeway..."
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#1 of 10 hotels in San Simeon
2 travelers mentioned "budgets" and "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "It encompases a few budgets for all, ranging from under AU$100 to mid- high $100's for absolute oceanfront rooms. We went for a mid range room with near ocean front. There was..."
  • "Knowing that the hotel is on the beach and near the Castle we expected higher rates, we are budget travelers and do not typically pay a lot for rooms. The room rate was good but..."
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Glen Oaks Big Sur (Big Sur) Special Offer Free upgrade & wine
#4 of 8 hotels in Big Sur
One traveler mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "Don't let the word "Motel" conjure up images of stained bedspreads, unidentifiable stains on the walls, and a cheap price. Glen Oaks Motel is hip, relaxing, and clean (the prices..."
  • "We stayed in the Big Sur Cabin and the location was spectacular. The Big Sur river was our front yard. I loved soaking in the bath tub on the back deck under the night sky while the fire crackled a f..."
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#10 of 22 hotels in Palm Desert
4 travelers mentioned "affordable hotel" and "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "a relaxing, golf getaway. The Best Westen in Palm Desert was a lovely, affordable hotel with all the ammenities we were looking for. We had a great room with 2 queen beds..."
  • "you are ever in the area I would recommend this hotel. You wont find a better place with a affordable price. Wish could have stayed longer...."
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3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club (South Lake Tahoe) 3.0 of 5
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#19 of 68 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
3 travelers mentioned "budget place" and "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "plus vending machines for ice and beverages. Rooms are cleaned well and on a timely basis. A great budget place for travellers...."
  • "We were quoted a decent rate for a room, and I mentioned we were budget friendly honeymooners, and we were upgraded to a poolside suite for less than the original quoted room rate..."
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Caliente Tropics Resort (Palm Springs) 2.5 of 5
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#30 of 71 hotels in Palm Springs
5 travelers mentioned "cheap place" when describing this hotel.
  • "We usually just want a clean, safe, cheap place to sleep but this time really enjoyed relaxing in the pool area late evening. Cold water was a nice addition to the usual coffee in..."
  • "Just came over from Vegas & wanted to cute, cheap place to lie in the sun & chill for 3 days. In these respects it's better than other rip off places out there! People all friendly..."
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Coronado Beach Resort (Coronado) 3.0 of 5 Special Offer Save Now!
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#4 of 16 hotels in Coronado
2 travelers mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "get us a really good rate, so we snapped up the offer since we're on a super tight budget and the chance may never come around again! There was a couple of booking issues..."
  • "If you are looking for a resort a great location, close to the sand but which won't hurt the budget, look no further than the Coronado Beach Resort. The property is gorgeous, the..."
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#45 of 71 hotels in Palm Springs
One traveler mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "Chipotle, Ralphs and cheap 76 gas in a block away. For the price (250 for 2 nights) this place is AWESOME and I will be back when I feel like a golf weekend. Fantastic!..."
  • "We stayed for a week using RCI exchange. The facilities were great. The living facilities were large like a small apartment with plenty of living space. HD TVs and excellent kitchen. It offered jac..."
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#10 of 15 hotels in Calistoga
4 travelers mentioned "affordable rooms" and "affordable motel" when describing this hotel.
  • "This place is so cute, it is a Spanish-style architectural setting with cozy, comfortable, affordable rooms. The grounds are compact, it is easy to get from your room to the pools..."
  • "Cute, affordable motel. Chose this room because it had a full kitchen. Room was good size though pretty outdated. It's a comfortable place to stay in Calistoga, walking distance..."
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Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel (Death Valley National Park) 2.0 of 5
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#1 of 3 hotels in Death Valley National Park
4 travelers mentioned "budget motel" and "budget motels" when describing this hotel.
  • "Panamint Springs isn't actually in Death Valley but would be a viable option. Room was your average budget motel. Housekeeping was above average though. We found all employees..."
  • "A throwback to a bygone era of budget motels that is nicely maintained, modestly modernized and clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. The rooms are small, but have a..."
Marquis Villas Resort (Palm Springs) 2.0 of 5
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#61 of 71 hotels in Palm Springs
3 travelers mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "The location is perfect & the price is cheap compared to any other 1 bedroom apartment i could find in Palm Springs. We were staying with 2 young children and the apartment was a..."
  • "nice and his name is Wesley.K, I would recommend this hotel to many people who are reading this review and also the prices are cheap too?..."
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Residence Inn Anaheim Resort Area/Garden Grove (Garden Grove) 3.0 of 5
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#2 of 19 hotels in Garden Grove
2 travelers mentioned "budget" and "low budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "that this work is usually done in the winter but was delayed this year due to a budget delay. That said, the room was very clean, nice and comfortable after getting used to..."
  • "Chose Residence Inn by Marriott because of low budget, location, and amenities. Friends joined us at last minute and it was a real vacation. It was all excellent, beyond..."
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Best Way Inn (Paso Robles) 2.0 of 5
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#17 of 18 hotels in Paso Robles
One traveler mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "The room was large, clean, quiet, and cheap. Check in and check out were very easy. The location is perfect to access both 46 east and west. We will be back. Very good value...."
  • "No frills cheap! Read lots of bad reviews about manager, cleanliness, bed bugs, etc. We stayed there due to the cheap price and Wyndham points. Had no issues with any of the problems listed above. W..."
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#8 of 32 hotels in San Luis Obispo
4 travelers mentioned "affordable places" and "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "So unless you really want a hot tub on your private porch, you can find more affordable places nearby that still have access to the beautiful hiking trails and beach...."
  • "Service was great, rooms are very clean and affordable and the physical setting is tranquil. The mineral water hot tubs are soothing and relaxing, try the low sulfur tubs and the..."
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#1 of 4 hotels in Kings Beach
5 travelers mentioned "affordable" and "affordability" when describing this hotel.
  • "This resort is the perfect place to spend an AFFORDABLE mini vacation. We spoke to many families on the beach that return to the Crown year after year. Now that we have been there..."
  • "from Lake to pool to ping pong. This is a great place to stay if you want affordability, great views and an authentic old Tahoe experience...."
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#80 of 117 hotels in Anaheim
6 travelers mentioned "budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "Overall this is a nice basic budget hotel near Disneyland. There is plenty to eat within walking distance. Denny's, IHOP Ect...My favorite was the overland stage restaurant near..."
  • "Nothing special about the pool area If you can get the room for a good deal this is a budget hotel at best. There are so many more decent hotels in this area that I would recommend..."
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#20 of 22 hotels in Palm Desert
2 travelers mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "The rate was affordable and competitive, the amenities were fabulous, the staff were very friendly, and the black out curtains in the room gave me the ability to sleep and nap..."
  • "I was floored with how great this hotel was, and so affordable for what you get! First off, the lobby and front desk staff were so much more than I expected--great and made me feel..."
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Blue Sea Beach Hotel (San Diego) 3.5 of 5 Special Offer Stay 4 Nights & SAVE!
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#21 of 278 hotels in San Diego
2 travelers mentioned "budget hotel" and "budgetmeetingsandevents" when describing this hotel.
  • "This was my first time in San Diego, and we had stayed in a budget hotel in a different location the night before. But after coming to this hotel, we saw a really cool side of San..."
  • "I was there doing site inspections for my business budgetmeetingsandevents.com and I can say without hesitation this is a great place to stay!..."
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#12 of 55 hotels in Monterey
2 travelers mentioned "affordable" and "affordable rooms" when describing this hotel.
  • "We settled on this hotel because it was well-located and fairly affordable. I haven't stayed at a Best Western in years and was surprised at how nice this one was for the price..."
  • "Affordable rooms, accommodating staff, close to bike trails, steps away from private beach, walking distance to the outskirts of Seaside and Monterey. Would stay here again in a..."
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#22 of 68 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "I recommend this hotel, but if you are tight on budget, alone or just a couple this might be a little expensive. If you love big space, some luxury in a home alike space this is a..."
  • "A well laid out set of "townhomes", linked by a web of footpaths and set into the trees in such a way that it's easy to believe that you are on your own in a forest, notwithstanding that you have only..."
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#3 of 9 hotels in Encinitas
3 travelers mentioned "affordable place" and "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "room is in the works. The included breakfast is basic, but adequate for the rate. Affordable place to do a North San Diego county trip. ..."
  • "We stay at alot of hotel chains but Best Western seems to always come out on top for the price you pay, very affordable and always friendly staff, keep up the good job!!..."
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#241 of 278 hotels in San Diego
4 travelers mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "given a choice I'll choose La Costa. But with a limited budget for a conference or vacation, I cannot imagine a better place than this...."
  • "If safety, budget and location are at the top of your list of requirements when looking for lodging, you will be satisfied. As a have mentioned in my other reviews on Trip Advisor..."
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WorldMark Indio (Indio) 3.0 of 5 Special Price 20% Off
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#3 of 16 hotels in Indio
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "We usually stick to a budget when choosing rooms but this place blew us away. Our room was across from the main building and the view from our balcony was the pond/river and it's..."
  • "This resort seems relatively new and is still undergoing construction in various parts of the property. All the units face inwards to the inner common areas due to the surrounding desert being bleak a..."
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#23 of 68 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
8 travelers mentioned "affordable place" and "affordable room" when describing this hotel.
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#6 of 31 hotels in Mammoth Lakes
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "We recently ran to mammoth on a wild hair after a storm dumped and this was one of the only places available within budget. Having never stayed here I hit the reviews and they were..."
  • "Our extended family spent almost a week at the lodge at the beginning of October for a birthday celebration. it was heaven being in the mountains with superb fall weather. The cottages we shared were ..."
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Lighthouse Lodge & Cottages (Pacific Grove) 3.0 of 5 Special Offer 2017 Super Sale
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#13 of 17 hotels in Pacific Grove
One traveler mentioned "budget motel" when describing this hotel.
  • "Very budget motel vibe. I suspect that satisfaction with this resort is highly dependent on room location within the property. Management needs to step it up...."
  • "We stay here as often as we can. Close to the ocean, golf courses and 17 Mile drive. We had a mule deer visit our doorstep a buck with a huge rack and can watch the deer run along the golf course. Pea..."
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#1 of 6 hotels in Aptos
2 travelers mentioned "affordable accommodation" and "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "We were looking for accommodation that was affordable, close to amenities and the area that we would be partaking in the majority of our activities for the week that we were there..."
  • "of the country and this, by far, was the easiest and most convenient hotel for those visiting the Aptos area and was affordable in July...."
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#1 of 3 hotels in Ramona
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "Other than that, not much else that is easily accessible. Overall a good stay if you want a budget-friendly on-site hotel for golfers who just want a bed to sleep in and golf as..."
  • "Great place - love coming here. But this time we nauseated by the stench of pinesol in the room. Please stop using it! Many folks like us will stop coming if you keep using pinesol. We had to air out ..."
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Panamint Springs Resort (Death Valley National Park)
#3 of 3 hotels in Death Valley National Park
One traveler mentioned "budget place" when describing this hotel.
  • "I've given this 5 stars, as for the price I thought it was a great budget place to stay, and I have quite high standards - other stays on our road trip included MacArthur place at..."
  • "Perfect place to stay in the desert...we stayed in a tiny, but very cute modern cabin overlooking the mountains. There's a little restaurant and bar on site and you can buy extra beer for your cabin -..."