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“Everything made us feel 100% impressed and comfortable!” 5 of 5 stars
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Courtyard San Diego Central
Ranked #27 of 281 Hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
1 review
“Everything made us feel 100% impressed and comfortable!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This was an amazing experience! The room felt so new, up to date and clean (happy for no flower print). The staff was fast, caring, and friendly. Pool area was spectacular. Will definitely be staying with Marriott again in the future!

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Thank michellehardy
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JuergenOswald_11, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Central, responded to this review, August 20, 2013
Thank you very much for your kind words. I am very pleased that you enjoyed the look of the hotel and the nice pool area. To top it off, I am proud that our team made a great impression on you as well.

I am very happy that we gained a new fan and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Jürgen Oswald
General Manager
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

I stayed at the Courtyard Marriott for a short business trip and was pleased with the accommodations. The room was spacious and nice, as was the gym and pool. They have a nice little bar downstairs by the lobby with Stone IPA on tap. The service and food at their restaurant were also commendable. My only complaint would be the dirty elevtator - there was debris on the floor the entire time.

Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
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Thank Ryguy C
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JuergenOswald_11, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Central, responded to this review, August 14, 2013
Stone Breweries has become one of the most popular breweries in the San Diego. They just opened a 2nd location and we are very fortunate to carry some of their product. Glad you enjoyed our hospitality. Thank you also for pointing out some improvement opportunities in the elevator. This is definitely something we must do better.

Hope to welcome you back whenever your travels take you to San Diego.

Jürgen Oswald
General Manager
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Ask my family, friends and colleagues -- I'm an extremely difficult chap to please. But I must admit -- my recent experience at the Marriott Courtyard San Diego Central was truly excellent. From my initial contact with the GM (Mr. Oswald) to staff at the front desk -- I received terrific customer service throughout my stay (which hasn't always been the case with the hotel industry). The accommodations were safe, clean and comfortable. And the location was absolutely perfect. I would stay there without hesitation -- the property and staff were that good.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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1 Thank Robert R
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JuergenOswald_11, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Central, responded to this review, August 13, 2013
Thank you very much for your kind words. It is very gratifying that we met your high expectations. We like to live up the challenges thrown our way.

Can't wait to welcome you back soon.

Jürgen Oswald
General Manager
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Concord
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This facility is very nice, conveniently located. The rooms are sizeable, my room had a nice view of the gazebo and the pool. The outside seating area is very relaxing, beautiful outdoor fireplace. The food at the hotel was actually very good, not something you would normally expect from hotel food. I would definitely recommend this facility both for family travel as well as business travel.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
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Thank SunshineConcord
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JuergenOswald_11, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Central, responded to this review, August 13, 2013
Sounds like you really got to enjoy our tranquil setting. I am glad that we contributed to a relaxing time. We are very proud of our food quality and I appreciate you confirming our efforts.

Hope to welcome you back whenever your travels take you to San Diego. Thank you for staying with us.

Jürgen Oswald
General Manager
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We wanted a quick weekend trip. We had never been to San Diego. We chose Courtyard Marriott bc it was well priced! We had a great experience! I have nothing bad to say. It was very clean & very comfortable! The location seemed to be central to most any & everything you'd want to do in San Diego. No more than 15 min. from everything.

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Thank Crazidriver
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JuergenOswald_11, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Central, responded to this review, August 12, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am glad that you had a great experience and appreciate the compliments. It is always wonderful to hear whenever we are able to impress somebody.

Please see us again.

Jürgen Oswald
General Manager
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Glendora, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We spent a long weekend Aug2-5, 2013 and had a wonderful time. We chose the hotel because it is central to everything in San Diego. In addition, the staff was warm and pleasant and the facilities are modern and clean. Thanks for a great stay! We look forward to a return visit.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Ray S
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JuergenOswald_11, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Central, responded to this review, August 8, 2013
I am very pleased that we hit the trifecta; convenient location, good service, and clean hotel. Thank you for staying with us and certainly look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at our hotel.

Jürgen Oswald
General Manager
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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I booked this hotel for a soccer tournament and expected the normal decent Marriott experience. But I discovered this hotel is above average. The surprise is they have a great bar area run by Pam who is the Food and Beverage Manager. She was great and accommodated several special requests. This hotel creates a nice place to hand out at the end of the evening.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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1 Thank SteveCar
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JuergenOswald_11, General Manager at Courtyard San Diego Central, responded to this review, August 7, 2013
It's always great when we can exceed expectations. You are absolutely correct about Pam and her team. They are a notch above. I am glad you enjoyed our bar experience with the many different areas to kick back and relax.

Please see us again soon. Thank you for taking the time to talk about our hotel.

Jürgen Oswald
General Manager
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Additional Information about Courtyard San Diego Central

Property: Courtyard San Diego Central
Address: 8651 Spectrum Center Blvd, San Diego, CA 92123-1489
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#22 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#38 Family Hotel in San Diego
#43 Business Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard San Diego Central 3*
Number of rooms: 245
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