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Wyndham Garden San Diego Near SeaWorld

Wyndham Garden San Diego Near SeaWorld

3737 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (3,522 reviews)
Passable hotel, very close to casino CenterThe room was nice enough, there was something gross and brown on the wall in the bathroom. The staff was incredibly nice. They did not allow check in until exactly 3pm. $14 parking fee per day
  Feb 21, 2018
Days Inn San Diego Hotel Circle Near SeaWorld

Days Inn San Diego Hotel Circle Near SeaWorld

543 Hotel Circle S, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (8,041 reviews)
Perfect for what we neededquick drive from the airport and then in the morning to seaworld! easy to find and a nice property
  Feb 19, 2018
Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel

Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel

800 Bay Marina Dr, National City
3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (2,958 reviews)
Was only there for a night, but the staff was very welcoming and the room was clean and as expected. Rate was a little higher than I had hoped for, but I did wait to book until last minute.
  Feb 24, 2018
La Pensione Hotel

La Pensione Hotel

606 West Date Street, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (1,388 reviews)
great location, beautiful hotel, very cleanhad a great stay here, staff was friendly and helpful, rooms were clean, location was great! If I had to give one downside, it is that the room was very small, but that was ok with us, it was still comfortable.
  Feb 19, 2018
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (3,869 reviews)
Small rooms in a good locationThe hotel is in a great location. The rooms are small and the walls are thin. The tv’s signal would go out at times. The mini fridge barely fit in the cabinet. Overall, we like the pool and location.
  Feb 22, 2018
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, San Diego North, CA

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, San Diego North, CA

5975 Lusk Blvd, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (1,995 reviews)
Nice and friendly staff. Good cookies and hot coffee In the lobby .
  Feb 16, 2018
Bahia Resort Hotel

Bahia Resort Hotel

998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (4,596 reviews)
DecentView was beautiful. All the staff was very nice, with the exception of Steve the bartender, who acted as if he was doing us a favor. Maybe he was having a bad day. We stayed in the tower part of the resort. It was a bit wore out, but comfortable. Exhaust fan in bathrooms of our two rooms did not ...
  Feb 24, 2018

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Comfort Inn & Suites San Diego - Zoo SeaWorld Area

Comfort Inn & Suites San Diego - Zoo SeaWorld Area

2485 Hotel Circle Place, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (2,059 reviews)
My experience was okMy experience was ok. An important point for me is to have shops and stores in walking distance. Another import and items I look for at hotels is a fitness room which this hotel didn't provide.
  Feb 23, 2018
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle

595 Hotel Circle South, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,182 reviews)
Great value and locationI really enjoyed this hotel with my family. It was better than I expected. The property was modern and well kept, had a comfy and functional room, nice pool and spa. The cafe in the lobby had a good variety of coffee and food, parking was convenient. Staff was extremely courteous and helpful, they ...
  Feb 25, 2018
Best Western Plus Bayside Inn

Best Western Plus Bayside Inn

555 W Ash Street, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,444 reviews)
Great location, great staff, clean neat and tidy!Great location, great staff, clean neat and tidy! You'll have a good time. Not sure what else to write but this Expedia form makes you write and write and write
  Feb 20, 2018

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