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Pacific Inn Hotel & Suites
Ranked #173 of 278 Hotels in San Diego
Reviewed March 30, 2014

Right on the PCH and walkable to the mass transit system, Little Italy and very near the zoo, Balboa Park, Sea World and the airport. Free parking which is unbelievable. I could not get the WiFi to work in my room, however. That would be my only complaint.

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Reviewed March 28, 2014

Pete was wonderful. He helped us find the perfect restaurant and local attractions. Maid service had a good eye for details. Hotel grounds are clean and well groomed. I will stay here in future visits to San Diego.

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Reviewed March 22, 2014

I have stayed here for the last 4 years whenever I am in San Diego for a conference. I usually call to let them know I will be checking in late, Pete is always waiting for my arrival with the key and a smiling face. Good price, free parking, WiFi, and free breakfast in the morning!!

Room Tip: You can call the front desk if you need a hair dyer and they will get you one.
  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled on business
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Reviewed March 17, 2014

To call this dump a "hotel and suites" is a joke. It's a Motel 6 - type design, but with paper thin walls, one night stand (if my wife was with me, one of us would have grumbled), no coffee in the room or at reception, no place to put stuff in the bathroom, a kitchenette but not one piece of anything to make it usable, such as a cup and kettle to make a cup of tea, no place to sit other than the bed. And, they charged me over $200 for this room, although I admit it was at the last minute and I had no other options.

Staff was very friendly; no quarrel there.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 16, 2014

I'm french and I'm studying in san Diego, when my family or parents come, I always take this hotel, parking is free, Wi-Fi too. Pretty good room with space, 5 min by foot to little Italy where you have lots of restaurants. kind and welcoming persons at the lobby.

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Reviewed March 15, 2014

The hotel is in good location. Staff is great. Convenient to shops downwtown restaurants and harbor view. Small hotel but great amenities and customer service. Micheline and carlos went above and beyond to make sure my stay was excellant.

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Reviewed March 12, 2014

When I realized my downtown San Diego hotel was going to charge me $240 for the last night of my stay, I thought it was time to try something different. I paid about a third of that (around $90) for a room in this hotel, and I was very pleased! This hotel reminds me of what is available as a 'motel' in in a tourist city in Northern Michigan (like...Mackinaw City), in a very urbanized area that is part of the flight path to the airport (like...Rosslyn, Virginia), but surrounded by the usual palm trees and warmth of San Diego. There is nothing fancy here, but everything seemed very clean. It looks as if very minimal and carefully budgeted remodeling and painting was done within the last 5 years or so. Carlos, the front desk clerk, was GREAT. He pointed me in the direction of the public bus to the airport (a block or two away, $2.25 exact change required). My only complaints are 1. the spottiness of the internet -- repeated warnings on my computer that the connection was 'unstable'2. Breakfast is not great--I'm not a big fan of styrofoam, and the coffee was watery; and 3. there was a drunk party coming home to the hotel late at night, but they quieted down very quickly; and 4. Construction in the area leads to some noise and dust during the day. You have to ask for a blow dryer at the front desk--pretty typical for this class of hotel. I would definitely come back with family, and I might consider again for a business trip-- if I did not have big deadlines requiring a stable internet connection.Oh..and Little Italy, with terrific restaurants, and public transit are nearby, great location! Parking looks convenient.

Room Tip: Choose lower rooms if stairs are a problem--no elevator. Otherwise, I prefer upper floors for safety...
  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled on business
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Additional Information about Pacific Inn Hotel & Suites

Address: 1655 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101-2414
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #173 of 278 Hotels in San Diego
Price Range: $86 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Pacific Inn Hotel & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Whether you are arriving in town for business, enjoying a vacation or departing from San Diego on a cruise or flight, the Pacific Inn Hotel & Suites is the ideal choice for cheap hotels in San Diego. A great choice for business and leisure travelers alike, the Pacific Inn in Downtown San Diego provides easy access to everything San Diego has to offer. Our affordable hotel is located only one block from the San Diego Bay and minutes from the Convention Center, the San Diego Airport and the city’s most popular attractions including the historic Gaslamp Quarter, Seaport Village and the World Famous San Diego Zoo. The Pacific Inn & Suites combines seaside charm with friendly service, comfortable accommodations, and a convenient location, making us the ideal choice for affordable hotels near downtown San Diego. When comparing budget downtown San Diego hotels, guests find that the Pacific Inn offers great value with our comfortable accommodations and selection of amenities. Whether you are getting ready for a day of sightseeing around San Diego or a successful meeting at the Convention Center, the Pacific Inn offers a variety of amenities and services to meet your needs. For your convenience, we provide free guest parking and Wi-Fi. The Pacific Inn is pet-friendly, so feel free to bring your four-legged friends along. We invite you to relax at the hotel swimming pool or take a stroll to the nearby Bay. ... more   less 
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