Centrally located two story Spainish style hotel with courtyards and gardens. California Suites is 10 minutes away from all major attractions, shopping and beautiful beaches. All rooms are well appointed with a microwave and mini refrigerator. We offer an extended continental breakfast buffet featuring cereal, fresh fruit, bagels, danish, assorted muffins,toast, juices, cappuccino,hot chocolate and regular coffee.
We are centrally located in San Diego and 15 minutes away from Sea World, San Diego Zoo, Petco Park, Qualcomm Stadium and beautiful beaches.
May 13, 2013
tomcat408, alabama | Trip type: Family
Doesn't look like much from the outside but once you get into the courtyard/room area it's quite nice. In a good location with a large variety of restaurants nearby and...
Doesn't look like much from the outside but once you get into the courtyard/room area it's quite nice. In a good location with a large variety of restaurants nearby and the on ramp to the I805 just next door for easy access to the highway system. The rooms are nothing to write home about but they are clean with fridge and microwave. The bathroom had no sink, had to use the sink in the kitchen area for shaving, etc. The courtyard and pool area is clean, well kept and attractive. Breakfast is marginal--cereal, sweet rolls, fruit. Staff is friendly. But the real attraction is the price. For what you pay here it would be hard to beat in the San Diego area. Recommend. « less
“Helpful staff and easy location”
Mar 23, 2013
Daniel R, New York City, New York | Trip type: Family
I had stayed there with my family. We got a nice room that overlooked the fountain. View from our room was pleasant and scenic. Room was surprisingly clean as I...
I had stayed there with my family. We got a nice room that overlooked the fountain. View from our room was pleasant and scenic. Room was surprisingly clean as I was not expecting it (it’s a budget hotel, so didn't have much expectations.) Room had fridge and microwave but no coffee maker. Services were fine. But they can improve the continental breakfast.
It is not easy traveling with kids. But the hotel is close to Balboa Park, San Diego zoo and beaches. So we didn't face any difficulty in commuting. Staff was really helpful. Throughout our stay, they helped us with the directions. Highly recommended for its easy location. « less
“no free wifi and below par breakfast”
Mar 17, 2013
Sheamus F, Bellingham, Washington, United States | Trip type: Family
The grounds are nice and the beds are comfortable enough, but there wasn't free wifi in the room as advertised, and the continental breakfast consisted of muffins. There is a...
The grounds are nice and the beds are comfortable enough, but there wasn't free wifi in the room as advertised, and the continental breakfast consisted of muffins. There is a toaster but no bread. They are stingy with the soap and shampoo. It's a nice place to stay, but don't expect too much. « less
“Safety Issue Bad Locks”
Nov 22, 2012
jeff g, Mobile, Alabama | Trip type: Family
We had three rooms here with other family members. The second night my son knocked on the door and I was in the shower, when I came out I asked...
We had three rooms here with other family members. The second night my son knocked on the door and I was in the shower, when I came out I asked him how he got into the room his response was his key. I said that was not possible we have two different rooms we tried his key and it opened the door. We then tried the third room and it opend that door as well. I went to the office but he manager was not available it was a bit after 6 PM. I was not comfortable so we checked out that evening and found another hotel. The next morning I called and wanted to speak to the manager but he was still not available. I left my number a and have had no response. This is a security issue that no one should have to experience. « less
“Nice hotel for the budget minded”
Nov 8, 2012
tdeak, Indianapolis, Indiana | Trip type: Couples
My boyfriend and I stayed at the California Suites Hotel for 7 nights and my only negative comments would be that housekeeping wasn't quite up to par (they didn't leave...
My boyfriend and I stayed at the California Suites Hotel for 7 nights and my only negative comments would be that housekeeping wasn't quite up to par (they didn't leave cups, soap, shampoo, etc.) and the front office staff wasn't the most professional or the friendliest, however, it is a 2-star hotel so I didn't expect much. The furniture was a little outdated but the room was very spacious with more than adequate storage space (1 single closet and 1 double closet with built in shelves), plenty of cabinet space in the kitchen, a microwave, and refrigerator. I did notice blood on the comforter the morning of our second day but my boyfriend had a wound so it could have come from him. That evening upon our return, we had fresh sheets and a fresh comforter. The breakfast was adequate for our needs (cereal, bagels, muffins, oranges, juice and coffee) and was a nice start to the day. The hotel is within a short distance to all attractions and the hotel even provides written directions to the popular destinations. We did have to pay for internet but I probably could have just asked someone for the password (hint, hint). Soundproofing wasn't the best but with the a/c on I didn't hear a thing and I'm a very light sleeper. Overall, we had a wonderful stay and I would recommend California Suites to anyone looking for a clean, 2-star hotel in a convenient location. The pool and hot tub close at 10 and everyone minded the rule. There are a lot of restaurants nearby as well as a miniature golf course and a bowling alley if you're looking for something to do at night. « less
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Year of Last Renovation:
Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:
Windows Do Open
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Policies / Expenses
Cancellation: 24 Hours prior to arrival
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Total Misc Fees:
$0.00 USD (mandatory resort fees/taxes)
2.00 Per Night
10.50 Per Night
Rooms Wired Internet Fee:
6.95 Per Day
Amenities - California Suites Hotel
Baggage storage facilities
Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
Credit card accepted: American Express
Credit card accepted: Discover
Facilities for the disabled
Internet - ethernet
24 hours opened
Private bathroom in room
Private garden grounds
Radio in room
Self controlled heating/cooling system
Swimming pool - outdoor
Travellers cheques accepted
Sorry, pets are not allowed.
Airport & Shuttle Information - California Suites Hotel
Lindberg Feild 15.5 miles away.
Taxie one way $30.-$35.,Cloud 9 Shuttle
Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.
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