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Best Western San Diego

Average Price: $118  
 
Hotel Class:
411 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, 92108 View map  
2-Star Hotel Rank: 7 of 95
Average review rating: 3.07
OpinionWell Value Index: 6
Traveler reviews analyzed: BedBugRegistry (1) , Expedia (127) , MyTravelGuide (3) , TripAdvisor (238) , YahooTravel (17)
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51% wrote positive comments about room
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1. The room was small, but immaculate.
"Great place " Read full review on TripAdvisor   5/12/2012 Vote      
2. A nice place for the money rooms a little small but staff friendly and helpfulRestaurant was very good for breakfasts.
"Central location " Read full review on TripAdvisor   4/22/2012 Vote      
3. do take note that rooms come with NO TOILETRIES - bring your own; there is only one very light blanket on the bed which was not nearly enough, the workout center was very small so don't expect much, there is ample free parking.
"Solid three star " Read full review on TripAdvisor   4/18/2012 Vote      
4. Small room but very clean.
"Great deal, great location " Read full review on TripAdvisor   4/7/2012 Vote      
5. The rooms have been renovated in the past 2 months and were clean and fresh, albeit small.
"We switched hotels to here and were pleased! " Read full review on TripAdvisor   4/2/2012 Vote      
6. In regards to the hotel, the grounds in the middle of the property are indeed nice but the rooms are way too small and we could here every stomp from the room directly above us.
"Decent stay but won't be back... " Read full review on TripAdvisor   4/1/2012 Vote      
7. ok some bad stuff, the rooms are really small.
"Good for the right price " Read full review on TripAdvisor   3/19/2012 Vote      
8. Check in was easy and quick and we went to our room to find two very small double beds (they were probably king singles).
"Nice stay, good location in San Diego " Read full review on TripAdvisor   2/12/2012 Vote      
9. The room was very clean, but could use some minor maintenance, there's some rust around the bathroom fixtures, loose doorknobs, the security latch needs replacement, etc. Overall, the room was adequate, small but certainly serviceable.
"Definitely worth the price " Read full review on TripAdvisor   12/30/2011 Vote      
10. The rooms are VERY small, the beds are very uncomfortable.
"A party hotel not of the best kind " Read full review on TripAdvisor   11/16/2011 Vote      
11. The rooms aren't huge, but they're not too small for 3 people.
"OK for a motel - convenient shuttle " Read full review on TripAdvisor   10/21/2011 Vote      
12. As far as the hotel the rooms they are small, the help was very nice.
"What Airport Shuttle....1 1/2 hour wait...No Way again. " Read full review on TripAdvisor   10/2/2011 Vote      
13. It was a cesspool of filth and bed bugs with small rooms and pillows flatter than most boards.
"maybe the worst hotel in the country.. " Read full review on TripAdvisor   9/12/2011 Vote      
14. My mom stayed in a single and it seemed fine, but for more than 2 people, the room was way too small for long stay.
"Enjoy the beautiful pool area " Read full review on TripAdvisor   8/4/2011 Vote      
15. Only downside was that the room was really small.
"Enjoy the beautiful pool area " Read full review on TripAdvisor   8/4/2011 Vote      
16. Double beds which are way too small for two people have been squeezed in a very small room with just a few inches left around them.
"Cramped Noisy Rooms, Never Again! " Read full review on TripAdvisor   7/31/2011 Vote      
17. Small but very nice room .
"excellent value " Read full review on TripAdvisor   7/30/2011 Vote      
18. The Hotel has around 200 rooms, one pool, two hot tubs and a small restaurant on site.
"Wow just wow " Read full review on TripAdvisor   7/28/2011 Vote      
19. The small thing I didn't mind but I did mind when the bath room door would not shut closed and the bed was rock hard.
"Wow just wow " Read full review on TripAdvisor   7/28/2011 Vote      
20. We walk into our room which was right next to the pool and once we walk in the room had an old big fashion TV with a small fridge and no microwave.
"Wow just wow " Read full review on TripAdvisor   7/28/2011 Vote      
21. We had a room with two queen beds and it seemed quite small for 2 adults and 2 kids.
"Would not come back " Read full review on TripAdvisor   7/18/2011 Vote      
22. While this hotel is in a decent location the rooms are outdated, small and not the cleanest.
"Would not come back " Read full review on TripAdvisor   7/18/2011 Vote      
23. Our room was on the small side but very clean.
"A good choice " Read full review on TripAdvisor   7/5/2011 Vote      
24. There is a coffee maker and small refrigerator in the room.
"Nice place on Hotel Circle " Read full review on TripAdvisor   6/13/2011 Vote      
25. Our room, although on the small side, was well-lit and tastefully decorated.
"pleasant stay on a holiday weekend " Read full review on TripAdvisor   6/5/2011 Vote      
26. the rooms are fairly small but we had just come from a hotel where we had 2 double beds in the room.
"Good value " Read full review on TripAdvisor   5/31/2011 Vote      
27. Overall, I would recommend for a single or couple if you don't mind a small room and you are on a budget.
"Good value, poor customer service " Read full review on TripAdvisor   4/14/2011 Vote      
28. The staff acted rudely and the rooms were ridiculously SMALL and crowded.
"Horrible!!!!! " Read full review on TripAdvisor   3/22/2011 Vote      
29. Our room was small but it was nice and clean.
"Great Stay. Affordable and clean. " Read full review on TripAdvisor   3/22/2011 Vote      
30. The rooms were small and our room was a bit dirty.
"wouldn't go there a second time " Read full review on TripAdvisor   9/3/2010 Vote      
31. If you like sleeping in uncomfortable beds in a small room with a huge mirror trying to make the room bigger, and beside the highway, and with other hotels as neighbours, and with nothing to do at night (no restaurants, no places for the kids to play, no shops, nothing, nothing, nothing), you've come to the right place.
"Not a family hotel, tiny rooms, bad sleep. " Read full review on TripAdvisor   8/24/2010 Vote      
32. but over all i don't think i could get over just how small the room is especially for the price i had to pay.
"the room was small enough to make me feel like a sardine " Read full review on TripAdvisor   8/21/2010 Vote      
33. The room was very small and hard to move around in with only 3 people (2 adults and 1 child) and 2 suitcases--no area for "storing" your suitcases.
"Not very impressed " Read full review on Expedia   7/7/2010 Vote      
34. Room small but adequate.
"Close to attractions " Read full review on Expedia   6/29/2010 Vote      
35. However the rooms are small but if your and about and only need a bed to sleep in this is a very good place to stay.
"Location,Location,Location " Read full review on Expedia   6/29/2010 Vote      
36. One minor inconvenience was that there was only one outlet which could be used for either the built in hairdryer, the small refrigerator or the iron (the one in our room was broken anyway).
"Good location, good price " Read full review on TripAdvisor   6/23/2010 Vote      
37. Our room was extremely small--two adults and a toddler had difficulty cramming ourselves and a moderate amount of luggage into the space.
"Small room, but acceptable overall " Read full review on Expedia   6/6/2010 Vote      
38. The room had a small refrigerator and a coffee maker.
"I Enjoyed My Stay " Read full review on TripAdvisor   5/4/2010 Vote      
39. Room was very small.
"Do not stay there, not worth it. " Read full review on TripAdvisor   3/16/2010 Vote      
40. The rooms are small and basic but very clean.
"Well maintained budget hotel " Read full review on TripAdvisor   3/11/2010 Vote      
41. rooms small walls thin.
"place to sleep " Read full review on Expedia   2/3/2010 Vote      
42. The rooms are small and could use updating but they have all of the conveniences.
"It is all about the location..... " Read full review on Expedia   1/15/2010 Vote      
43. However, instead of being a more upscale property given the price of rooms and location, they are small.
"Super Short Showers " Read full review on TripAdvisor   1/9/2010 Vote      
44. The room was, however, a bit smaller than expected and I was a tad dissapointed at how far from the pool we were, considering I had emailed the hotel requesting to be closer as I had two small children.
"enjoyable " Read full review on TripAdvisor   12/31/2009 Vote      
45. The room is very small.
"Nice location, but very small rooms " Read full review on Expedia   12/30/2009 Vote      
46. Don't let the pictures fool you, the rooms are really small.
"Fine for the price " Read full review on Expedia   12/30/2009 Vote      
47. Room is small, but clean.
"Perfect for Park N Cruisers " Read full review on TripAdvisor   12/10/2009 Vote      
48. The rooms are a little small,but decent.
"Reasonable For San Diego " Read full review on TripAdvisor   10/8/2009 Vote      
49. CON: The room was too small and very uncomfortable and every request to upgrade to a larger room was met with disdain and 'if you're not happy with the room, go somewhere else,' or 'Don't let the door hit you in the back.
"Nasty front desk staff! " Read full review on TripAdvisor   10/8/2009 Vote      
50. The rooms are small but clean and the staff were friendly and helpful.
"Good value great location " Read full review on Expedia   10/7/2009 Vote      
51. The room was really small and the smell was stale.
"Small room/Stale smell " Read full review on Expedia   10/2/2009 Vote      
52. We understood that it had a single queen-size bed, but the room was very small.
"Not impressed " Read full review on Expedia   9/17/2009 Vote      
53. The so-called "deluxe" room was very small.
"Not impressed " Read full review on Expedia   9/17/2009 Vote      
54. The room was small but clean.
"Good value " Read full review on Expedia   9/16/2009 Vote      
55. When we arrived to the room we were amazed to see how small it was, We were with 2 kids and we just couldn't move.
"won’t recommend to a friend " Read full review on Expedia   9/10/2009 Vote      
56. The room was a little small, but I was very suprised at with the quality for the price.
"Very nice and cheap rates! " Read full review on Expedia   9/3/2009 Vote      
57. Room was very small, if there had been more than the two of us the room would not have worked out well.
"Small, but clean rooms " Read full review on Expedia   8/29/2009 Vote      
58. rooms are too small and water was dripping from the air conditioner upstairs and made a puddle right in front of our door maintance tried to fix it and did turn off the upstairs conditioner but they seemed put off by our asking about it nice surroundings around the hotel though.
"not impressed " Read full review on Expedia   8/29/2009 Vote      
59. The room was very small, and the outside door had about a one inch gap at the bottom allowing noise, smells, etc. to freely pass into the room.
"Not Impressed. " Read full review on Expedia   8/25/2009 Vote      
60. No elevator, VERY small cramped rooms.
"Beware - Not worth the money they charge, not as described! " Read full review on TripAdvisor   7/26/2009 Vote      
61. Our room had two double beds, but we didn't realize how cramped the room would be, but luckily big enough to squeeze a twin air mattress for one of the boys ( I thankfully had an inkling the beds would be too small for two large teenagers to share).
"Not too fancy, but just right! " Read full review on TripAdvisor   7/25/2009 Vote      
62. Despite the room being small, it was clean and well-maintained.
"Decent hotel if you are a heavy sleeper! " Read full review on TripAdvisor   7/5/2009 Vote      
63. The decor was horrible, the room was small and very cramped.
"What can I say......it was SCARY, SMALL, DIRTY, AND IT HAD A WEIRD SMELL. " Read full review on TripAdvisor   6/25/2009 Vote      
64. Room was small as others said but not as small as I thought it would be.
"Good Budget Hotel " Read full review on TripAdvisor   6/17/2009 Vote      
65. The room was a little small, and configured with the vanity/sink outside the shower/commode room.
"Decent room for a decent price " Read full review on TripAdvisor   5/29/2009 Vote      
66. That first room was okay, a little small, but seemingly clean enough- Located in the back of the property facing the hill.
"The Dirty Seas strike again... " Read full review on TripAdvisor   5/27/2009 Vote      
67. Small bar is quiet, and not near any rooms, so late night noise is not a problem.
"Excellent value for the price " Read full review on TripAdvisor   5/24/2009 Vote      
68. Small rooms--would only fit two occupants, not a family of four.
"Can't wait to go back " Read full review on Expedia   4/29/2009 Vote      
69. Room was small, but in good shape.
"Good for the value " Read full review on Expedia   4/8/2009 Vote      
70. The hotel room was extremely small and the shower was definitely not designed for tall people.
"Not Impressed " Read full review on Expedia   4/7/2009 Vote      
71. two bed rooms are double beds they were a little small for me, my pregnant wife and two children, but comfortable enough.
"would stay again " Read full review on Expedia   4/7/2009 Vote      
72. The room was a little small but we found we were not in the room very much anyways.
"Got the job done " Read full review on Expedia   3/17/2009 Vote      
73. The room was a little small for all our luggage, but other than that it was fine.
"Friendly hotel with nice surroundings " Read full review on TripAdvisor   12/14/2008 Vote      
74. The small rooms are typical of the 1960's and 1970's.
"Beautiful gardens - small nice rooms! " Read full review on TripAdvisor   11/11/2008 Vote      
75. The negatives are that the air conditioning system smelled musty, the walls are paper thin, you can hear a shower running three rooms away, they had one small bar of soap, no shampoo, only two small pillows and one single coffee packet.
"Stayed for free cruise parking. " Read full review on TripAdvisor   11/10/2008 Vote      
76. The room was a little small, but the bathroom area and vanity area very nice.
"San Diego Escape " Read full review on TripAdvisor   10/30/2008 Vote      
77. We didn't find the room too small at all.
"Very nice for the area " Read full review on TripAdvisor   10/28/2008 Vote      
78. I admit the room was a little small but everything worked and it was clean.
"Nothing fancy, just nice. " Read full review on TripAdvisor   9/20/2008 Vote      
79. THE BADThe main problem is that the rooms are small, VERY small.
"Dont expect much! " Read full review on TripAdvisor   7/28/2008 Vote      
80. It was a little small but who goes to San Diego to sit in your room all day.
"Great staff only added to the value! " Read full review on TripAdvisor   6/24/2008 Vote      
81. Although the grounds are beautiful, the room was small and dark, the house keeping was poor (when I checked in, I found a dirty towel hanging in the bathroom), and the manager was extremely rude (he told me that he was there to run a business and was not there to please customers!).
"watch out! " Read full review on TripAdvisor   5/27/2008 Vote      
82. Very small rooms.
"Best Western of the Dirty Seas " Read full review on TripAdvisor   5/22/2008 Vote      
83. Once I found the room, it was basic with a king size bed, small table, and a desk.
"Basic but comfortable " Read full review on TripAdvisor   5/17/2008 Vote      
84. The room was small but clean, and housekeeping did a great job keeping it that way.
"Nice place to lay your head each night " Read full review on TripAdvisor   4/23/2008 Vote      
85. My daughter myself and family stayed here in Oct 2007 it is an older motel, the rooms were very small and we had to drag our luggage up the stairs, restaurant.
"Not good " Read full review on TripAdvisor   2/10/2008 Vote      
86. The room itself was clean and comfortable, well laid out with ample lighting, clean bathroom and standard furniture: 2 chairs, small table, chest of drawers, a night stand or two and a bed.
"Free extras earn this an above average rating " Read full review on TripAdvisor   1/15/2008 Vote      
87. This hotel is a bit of a joke - the rooms are small and cramped, there aren`t many amenities, and the `restaurant` is on par with Denny`s.
"Not the best, but could be worse " Read full review on TripAdvisor   1/14/2008 Vote      
88. The rooms were small - but had a decent closet area to pile up our suitcases in for the one night we were there.
"Decent and clean " Read full review on TripAdvisor   1/11/2008 Vote      
89. Perhaps this hotel has a lot of these small rooms with Fulls, and they`re falsely advertising them as Queens and hoping nobody notices.
"Definition of a Queen Bed " Read full review on TripAdvisor   10/2/2007 Vote      
90. The room was small, but had a lot of amenities, many of which worked.
"Definition of a Queen Bed " Read full review on TripAdvisor   10/2/2007 Vote      
91. The rooms were very small.
"Rooms very small " Read full review on TripAdvisor   8/28/2007 Vote      
92. The room was extremely small.
"The Pitts " Read full review on TripAdvisor   7/1/2007 Vote      
93. The rooms are tiny, and the bathroom was way to small.
"dont spend more than a day there " Read full review on YahooTravel   6/20/2007 Vote      
94. Nestled in the corner at the end of Hotel Circle sits a lovely landscaped large scale apartment style complex but inside it`s true, the rooms are small giving you the feeling that you know you paid for more.
"Place at the bottom of your list " Read full review on TripAdvisor   5/14/2007 Vote      
   
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