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Motel 6 Vista
Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in Vista
Reviewed March 21, 2009

The rooms are really nice. Why is this rated a 2-star hotel? If you asked me I would rate it up in the 4-star range. I really liked that they put an investment in better quality rooms. Lots of extra space and mirrors. Very nice. I originally booked one night. After actually seeing the rooms, I ended up staying 3 nights instead. I will definately stay at this hotel again next time I'm in the area.

  • Stayed: March 2009, traveled on business
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Reviewed January 27, 2007

Large room with refrig & microwave, good TV channel selection. WIFI was added recently {I was told) with excellent Internet access. Sure the property is old and the carpets & fixtures are not new but overall, for the area, a good value, ~ $55 per nite. Easy access to 78 - ~ 8 miles to the beach, very close to shopping. Quiet, on the hill with a nice breeze. I was surprised to find a good value. There are some real dumps in the neighborhood. I visit frequently and will stay here again.

  • Stayed: January 2007, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 30, 2006

This place was so dirty! The carpet had stains on it, the bathroom was filthy. The bathtub had mold as if it was never cleaned, the shower curtins also had mold. I felt lilke I had a public bathroom in my hotel room that is how dirty the bathroom was. I had to use a towel to touch everything in the bathroom. The tub also had rust stains, and I found that I was only given 1 towel even if I advised them that it was for 2 adults. The bed sheets had stains on it as well. This place was just a dump. They charged too much a Nite for a crapy room. The room smelled like windex and the refrigerator was old and stinky. I would never stay here again. It should not even be rated as a 1 star hotel, maybe a rating of Zero would be better. I also requested for 2 extra bath towels and they only gave me 2 small face towels, how incompetent. Don't stay here if you don't want to waste your money, it is a dump.

  • Stayed: July 2006
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Reviewed June 3, 2006

Everything check out fine. Slept well, room was clean, can't complain. Good front dest help.

  • Stayed: June 2006
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Torrance, CA
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Reviewed October 5, 2005

Stay their one time....room was ok...but they are thieves!!! They stole my sister's wedding ring. Beware....just keep all personal items locked in car or don't bring them at all.

  • Stayed: September 2005
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Reviewed August 4, 2005

We made the mistake of not making reservations and found all good hotels in Oceanside/Carlsbad were booked. The lower priced hotels were too small, old or smelly. We headed east and found the Best Value Inn at the Mar Vista Dr exit on Hwy 78.
The 2 storey motel is in a quiet location just off the highway and has good sized rooms that were very clean and odor free.
Everything is step below Super 8: cheaper soap, thinner towels and less expensive but nice furnishings. The beds were comfortable but the pillows were flat. The room had a fridge (not plugged in, maybe saving on electricity?) a microwave and cable TV (with a good channel lineup).
The hotel has a pool in the parking lot but we arrived too late to use it.
A major shopping center (Target, Old Navy) and restaurants are located at the next exit.
This hotel has Best Value's lowest ranking ("meets minimum standards").
Based on my experience I would stay at this Best Value again but only as an inexpensive overnight stop on a road trip.

  • Stayed: July 2005
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Near Burbank, CA
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Reviewed July 25, 2004

This was a last minute booking for Comic Con the week before. Couldnt get cheap price or much vacancy in San Diego. This was next closest area. Always leary of what Ill get booking a 50-60 a night room. This one was excellent. Staff was very nice (didnt catch name but she works at their Escondido hotel usually). Hotel is up from the freeway just a block or so but seems farther due to very quiet location. Restaurants and stores are 1 exit up the freeway. (would take you 2 minutes.) Area felt very safe.
Price was great! Room was extremely clean and nice. Had fridge, closet space, TV, and everything felt fairly new. Everything worked fine. Took about 30-40 minutes to get to Convention Center in SD (taking the 15, not the 5). No complaints really. Would definately stay there again if I was going to be in the area and didnt want to pay high prices of a similar quality place downtown. I did pay the same price for a room in downtown the next night and it wasnt nearly as nice. And drive in wasnt too bad due to express lane on the 15.
So if you want CHEAP and VERY clean and comfortable, and dont mind being about 30 to 40 minutes from downtown, this place is highly recommended!!!!!

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Additional Information about Motel 6 Vista

Address: 330 Mar Vista Dr, Vista, CA 92083-7644 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn )
Location: United States > California > Vista
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in Vista
Price Range: $62 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Vista 2*
Number of rooms: 75
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Motel 6 Vista is conveniently located off of SR 78 and Mar Vista Dr. Restaurants and shops are nearby. Visit California's vineyards and wineries, or play golf within 5 miles. The beach is only 7 miles. Enjoy our outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 
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