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Best Western Cabrillo Garden Inn
Ranked #110 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
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“What a great place to stay!”
Reviewed August 25, 2004

One of the cutest places we have ever stayed. A real bijou! We were very pleased with the size of the Hotel, the wonderfully decorated, clean rooms and the fantastic breakfast. We have stayed in a lot of place all over the world, but the Best Western Cabrillo Garden Inn was one of the best yet! A big plus is the multi-language staff, one of them even speaks Swiss-German! We would go back there any time!

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Surprise, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2004

I expected a bigger room and a nicer surrounding. After the crankiness of driving 5 hours, and after a little nap, I realized it wasn't so bad. The rooms were clean, beds were sooo comfortable, the breakfast was great! Every morning, we went up to the rooftop and ate breakfast. View was beautiful in the morning. Service was great, and staff was helpful and nice. I've stayed at the Hilton in L.A., and I much prefer this Cabrillo Inn.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed July 7, 2004

For the kind of money you spend to stay here, invest it somewhere else!!! There are no ammenities. i.e., pool & jacuzzi. Channel 25 & 29 are Cinimax & Showtime (East Coast Stations) so...they begin showing "PORN" @ 8pm @night! I was HORRIFIED when my 9 yr. old made this discovery! Management and/or Best Western Corporate could have CARED LESS!!! The managerS were awful. VERY rude and combative to my "porn concerns". The homeless were lined up like sausages in their sleeping bags along their front sidewalk. Parking's awful. You have to pay $10 p/nt. and we couldn't find a space! The electricity went out for 2 1/2 hrs. our 2nd day-delaying our day. Rooms are clean, but walls are paper thin. You can hear everything. NEVER again will I saty here!!! I tried to book another hotel immediatly...however; it was the 4th of July weekend and nothing was available for under $350.00 p/nt. I was STUCK in this torture!!! RUN!!!

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, Owner at Best Western Cabrillo Garden Inn, responded to this review, August 23, 2004
Responds from Hotel Management:

We are responding to this review of this guest just now, since we have not been aware of this remark earlier.

First of all, we are shocked by this review, as well as deeply offended, since the guest is straight out not telling the truth about anything. We have tried to accommodate this person the best way possible, but nothing seemd good enough.

Best Western Headquarters has investigated and closed this case (File # 040703-5233 and File # 04703-5624), since clearly this person was just looking for some kind of compensation or free stay from the company.

Unfortunately, the only thing degrading and offensive, is this fairy tale story made up by this person that eventually has lead to reputation damage for our Hotel. Additionally, most readers do believe in what is posted on your web page.

For further questions, please contact the Best Western Customer Relation Center directly at 1800-528-1238.

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Property: Best Western Cabrillo Garden Inn
Address: 840 A St, San Diego, CA 92101-4613
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #110 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Cabrillo Garden Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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