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The Sofia Hotel

The Sofia Hotel

150 W Broadway, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (2,763 reviews)
Nice hotel needs shower doorThe shower was too small not to have a half shower door
  Oct 24, 2017

$113

$113
Wyndham Garden San Diego Near SeaWorld

Wyndham Garden San Diego Near SeaWorld

3737 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
3.0 out of 5 (1,344 reviews)
Great LocationWhile the rooms were a bit worn, the location of this hotel cannot be beat. We were visiting both Coronado beach and LEGOLAND and this hotel was a great in between place to be situated. I also liked how close it was to all of the restaurants in the area.
  Oct 23, 2017

$76

$76
Days Inn San Diego Hotel Circle Near SeaWorld

Days Inn San Diego Hotel Circle Near SeaWorld

543 Hotel Circle S, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (2,671 reviews)
A pleasant stay!A friend and I stayed here for 3 weekend nights in October. The rooms were older but no complaints. The hotel was busy but we had a fine stay. $8.00 for parking was very reasonable and much appreciated! I will choose this hotel again as it is close to my daughter at SDSU and reasonably priced.
  Oct 23, 2017

$59

$59
The Horton Grand Hotel

The Horton Grand Hotel

311 Island Ave, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,042 reviews)
Classy hotel on the gaslamp area.Lovely,well appointed hotel. Good quality room and furniture. Reception staff were helpful generally. Readily helped sort out my internet access problem. My only criticism relates to the breakfast room. Loud music with breakfast. No thank you. When asked to reduce the volume, I was told it was not ...
  Oct 20, 2017

$102

$102
Best Western Seven Seas

Best Western Seven Seas

411 Hotel Circle South, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (2,571 reviews)
Quick trip and a quick place to stayI like hotel circle. Stay! The cafe had great food! Pricey but ok! The one night we ate there the cafe was crowd inside and out with only two servers! And we needed some women personal products: there was none on the grounds! Why not? You could keep some at the front desk. On the real tip it was ...
  Oct 22, 2017

$77

$77
Town and Country San Diego

Town and Country San Diego

500 Hotel Cir N, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (500 reviews)
Our Anniversary PlaceOur stay here was great.. friendly staff, great environment, quite, clean, very modern and spacious... we really loved our room.. simple yet still the best compared to those expensive and known hotels.. looking forward on staying here again 😊
  Oct 10, 2017

$90

$90
Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel

Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel

800 Bay Marina Dr, National City
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,098 reviews)
Nice hotel close to the beach Very clean and comfortable very close to the beach!!!
  Oct 23, 2017

$130

$130
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,670 reviews)
Excellent views, peaceful and quietI spent 3 nights at this BW hotel. At my arrival the check-in was pleasant and fast. However the room has an unpleasant smell and the safe didn't work properly. I called to fix and took more than an hour to come and fix the problem. The parking is extremely packed and you really find a parking close ...
  Oct 19, 2017

$119

$119
Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town

Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town

4041 Harney St, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (718 reviews)
the staff were all very nice and helpful I thoughtpretty good very tourist driven I liked the restaurant on the top floor it had wonderful food with ok prices and it was easy to get too. There are no fast food joints or coffee shops in the old town area you have to walk (far) or cab it we figured out the bus system because no one guided us there ...
  Oct 21, 2017

$99

$99
Ramada San Diego North Hotel and Conference Center

Ramada San Diego North Hotel and Conference Center

5550 Kearny Mesa Rd, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (1,058 reviews)
Nice hotel and close to UCSD, downtown and beachRoom is comfortable, clean and nice, but the staff at the front desk were not nice, the people I speaked to when I checked in were rude, and the person I speaked on the phone after I checked out for assistant were rude too by giving me attitude.
  Oct 17, 2017

$98

$98
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