Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego Old Town

3900 Old Town Ave., San Diego, CA 92110 United States (USA) near Exit 18b on I-5 (~0.7mi)
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2.5 Star Property
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4.0/5

Based on 307 guest reviews

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  • We have an outdoor pool
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 29.2%!
  • Hotel has 123 rooms
  • Check out time: 12:00 PM
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • Hotel has 5 meeting rooms

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Local Attractions

Downtown Old Town, San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Wild Animal Park, Seaworld, Harbor Cruises

Verified Reviews of Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Loved It!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
I love the looks of the hotel and the rooms are really nice. The breakfast was good. We just had an overall good stay here.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
20-Nov-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Nov 15 to Sat Nov 18 2023 at a $160.32 average nightly rate.
"Excellent service, wonderful breakfast, great rooms!"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Excellent service, wonderful breakfast, very nice, clean, comfortable room. My family and I were all very pleased with our stay at the Fairfield Inn in old town San Diego. We had no complaints about anything and would definitely recommend them.
(Group coordinator, booked 2 rooms), from US flag
29-Oct-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Oct 26 to Fri Oct 27 2023 at a $163.99 average nightly rate.
"Comfy Bed & Good Breakfast"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Beds comfortable. Staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was very good with good variety.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
10-Jun-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Jun 07 to Sat Jun 10 2023 at a $233.99 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 307 guest reviews

Property Description

Nestled among historic architecture, the Fairfield Inn Old Town is on the edge of the “Birthplace of California”. Our just refreshed123-room property boasts comfortably appointed guest rooms, a tasty complimentary daily deluxe continental breakfast for our overnight guests, and we're walking distance to over 50 exciting shops, museums, live entertainment, and dining! Our convenient location is just off the Old Town exit from Interstate 5 and we are just minutes from San Diego Bay, Downtown San Diego, Seaport Village, Little Italy, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, and San Diego International Airport. Attractions such as Sea World and the World Famous San Diego Zoo are just a few miles away. We invite you to experience our nearly completed million dollar renovation and relax in your home away from home at the Fairfield Inn Old Town.

Green Sustainability

No.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2019
Floors: 3
Rooms: 123
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 123
Handicap Rooms: 5
Rooms with 1 Bed: 49
Rooms with 2 Beds: 70
Suites: 5
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 5 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 5139 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 120 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
FEMA Approved: Yes
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual: 72 hours prior to arrival date Group: 60 or less days prior to arrival, 80% of estimated revenue will be due.
Nightly Parking: 25
Typical Group Deposit: 100%
Total Taxes: 12.70%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 0.20%
Occupancy Tax: 10.50%
City Tax: 2.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 8.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 8.00%
Parking Fee: 20.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 14.00 Per Stay ($7.00 In/out)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Complimentary)
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Complimentary)
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Complimentary)
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Complimentary)
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 22.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 22.00%

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • Camping or barbeque facilities
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

3 miles from Lindbergh Field.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Breakfast Information

Daily buffet breakfast is included with each guest stay.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

$25.00/ daily

Internet / WiFI

Wi-Fi is complimentary

About Fairfield Inn by Marriott

  • Great value hotel with plenty of amenities
  • Freebies include high-speed internet, Wi-Fi, parking, newspaper, coffee & tea, and a hot breakfast with eggs and sausage
  • Business center with printing services
  • Large suites with separate living, working, and sleeping areas
  • Digital alarm clock with MP3
  • Same-day dry cleaning service and laundry room

The Fairfield Inn by Marriott highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Cafe Coyote - Start your day with delicious Mexican breakfast options. Located just 0.3 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: C Level - Indulge in fresh seafood and stunning waterfront views at this popular restaurant. Located 4.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Old Town Mexican Cafe - Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine in the heart of Old Town. Located just 0.2 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Explore Old Town State Historic Park - Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of San Diego's birthplace. Located just 0.3 miles from the hotel.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: The Mission - Enjoy a hearty breakfast with a variety of options at this popular brunch spot. Located 2.1 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: Hodad's - Try their famous burgers and indulge in some delicious fries at this iconic burger joint. Located 5.6 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Juniper & Ivy - Experience innovative and seasonal dishes at this trendy restaurant. Located 3.2 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Visit Balboa Park - Explore the beautiful gardens, museums, and attractions in this urban park. Located 3.8 miles from the hotel.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: Hash House A Go Go - Enjoy oversized breakfast dishes and unique twists on classic favorites. Located 2.3 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: Carnitas' Snack Shack - Feast on mouthwatering pork-centric dishes at this popular eatery. Located 4.1 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: The Prado at Balboa Park - Dine in a historic building and savor delicious American cuisine. Located 3.8 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Go on a Harbor Cruise - Enjoy scenic views of San Diego's skyline and harbor on a relaxing cruise. Located 4.7 miles from the hotel.

Previously known as:
Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott San Diego Old Town, Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town, Fairfield Inn Old Town San Diego, Holiday Inn Express Old Town San Diego, Mission Inn, Mission Inn Old Town San Diego, Holiday Inn Express Old Town

Seasonality and Projections at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego Old Town

Rate fluctuations of Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego Old Town

The chart above shows fluctuations of prices for both our group prices and the best individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was submitted. The best group discount displayed is 67.6% in the month of November 2021 and the highest average individual rate is $578 in the month of December 2023. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego Old Town in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego Old Town

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego Old Town.

Feel free to use the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego Old Town meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in San Diego event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Mission Room 29 x 22 x 9 664--/6040352420248/65090--
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Mission Room

The Mission room is perfect for specialized trainings, Board meetings or presentations for small groups.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
664 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
29 x 22 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Rental fee is subject to change depending on the set up.
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Old Town Room 24 x 25 x 9 600--/603530142020--/--5060--
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Old Town Room

The Old Town room also works fine as a break-out room, and has been used as an office and/or storage space for guests attending conventions off-site.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
600 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
24 x 25 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Air Conditioning
Rental fee is subject to change depending on the set up.
Del Sol Room 25 x 25 x 10 625--/6036351525304/35060--
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Del Sol Room

This room is unique because it's a semi-open terrace, with a partial view to the Ocean. It provides private outdoorsy accomodations without being completely open, and it allows our guests to enjoy the San Diego weather.
Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
625 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 25 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
3
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
Rental fee is subject to change depending on the set up.
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Courtyard 65 x 40 x 0 2600--/120----------15/10--180--
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Courtyard

The Courtyard offers a great space for an outdoor event, and the sound of the water in the fountains is soothing and attractive. When not set up for a group, it has comfortable seating and a firepit so you can enjoy your evening.
Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
2600 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
65 x 40 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • WIFI Internet
Rental fee is subject to change depending on the set up.
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Breakfast Lounge 26 x 25 x 9 650--/--------------/------65
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Breakfast Lounge

The room can be rented for luncheons and has to be used with the established set up that will seat up to 45 people at once, in a mixture of table sizes. It is surrounded by sliding glass doors and opens up to a small terrace for additional outdoor seating.
Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
650 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
26 x 25 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Windows:
8
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Air Conditioning
Rental fee is subject to change depending on the set up.
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FAQs about Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town have?

There are 123 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town?

Yes, they have 5 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town?

Daily buffet breakfast is included with each guest stay.

What parking is available at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town?

$25.00/ daily

How much does internet cost?

Wi-Fi is complimentary

Can I get a AAA rate at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA CAA Rate Membership Card Required 1 King Refrigerator, Microwave 450sqft 41sqm Living Sitting Ar

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior Discount 1 King Refrigerator, Microwave 450sqft 41sqm Living Sitting Area Wireless Internet

Is there a pool at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property..

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