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Apache Junction, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They did not have the breakfast that they advertise on their website -- we had to eat out. They have coffee, cheerios, bagels and oatmeal. They advertise toast, muffins, donuts, variety of cereals, fruit, etc., on their website, but they don't have those items. They indicate that they haven't served the breakfast on their website for over 3 years now.... More 

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

i was at this hotel for 4 nights last month. i am a recently discharged combat veteran who was in San Diego for treatment for my wounds suffered while i was deployed in Iraq. I paid for my stay up front, I knew I was in a non smoking room and always smoked outside and used either an ashtray or... More 

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I was driving down the coast after a business trip and ended up looking for a hotel in San Diego. It was the weekend of the Miramar Air Show, which I had no clue about so when I got off the freeway near Clairemont Mesa Blvd, there were about 6 different hotels to choose from. This one was the second... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

The best way to describe this was average. Not great but not terrible. Im stingy with money so thats why I love coming here. Its not dirty and they provide basic breakfast. service at the front desk could use some work.

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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We loved our stay here as we were looking for a budget room with kitchen area, microwave, fridge and king size bed. It is not a great hotel but worth the price.Room was clean with free breakfast and free parking. The best thing for us was that the Walmart was 10 - 12 minutes walk from the hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is quite far from Downtown so we had to take cabs all the time. Right across the road there are a couple of really good restaurants, one Korean and one Mediterranean which are really worth the money! However that is just about the one good thing about it! The hotel is old, tired, the wifi is really bad... More 

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Dublin, CA
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

The California Suites hotel is a basic 2* hotel, with some minor pro's and con's. Pro's. Convenient location (near major freeways, shopping, Walmart, restaurants). Self serve Laundry (4-5 machines). Refurbished and clean rooms, Nice pool, in room, Microwave and refrigerators, low cost (for San Diego). Con's. Dated property, No elevators, slow check in, spotty wifi, limited breakfast (bagels, cereal, juice).... More 

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Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

For what we payed to stay here for a week we were very pleased. Friendly staff, clean, comfortable room, nice pool, right next to the freeway, a good base to explore San Diego and the surrounding area.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Really good facilities. Kitchen, microwave,fridge, ice machine, laundry I was here for training, so kitchen (for healthy food), laundry and ice machine (for injury) were necessary...This hotel was perfect for my needs... Staf very professionale (Jessica change our first room that was too close to the street and noisy). Position is good (near gym and also near all main things... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

California Suites Hotel has an old school LA feel. If you appreciate grungy 80's style, then you might like this place. I personally liked the feel of it. The layout was confusing and labrynth-like. The room numbers don't seem to be arranged in any particular order, they are just kinda scrambled. We had a hard time finding our room, but... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about California Suites Hotel

Address: 5415 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92117
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: £49 - £72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — California Suites Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 180
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