Old Town Inn

Address: 4444 Pacific Highway, San Diego, California, 92110, United States | 2 star hotel
 
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Location

This 2 star hotel, located in the Old Town/Hotel Circle area of San Diego, is near Harbor and Shelter Islands, Hillcrest, Racine & Laramie Tobacco Shop, and Razor Point and Beach Trail Loop.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Old Town Inn San Diego

    Stayed on a bad week?

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    The inn is conviently located, but we had many problems on our stay.

    From the other glowing reviews, we may have hit it on a bad week or something. They said they had HBO, but it was out for all four days we stayed and they said it had been out for a week or more already. Two days we came back to our room to find that neither of our key cards worked and we had to go to the front desk to have them recoded. One night our heater wouldn't turn on at all and we had to change rooms.

    The new room we got smelled like heavy perfume or some kind of strong deodorizer and the smell never completely went away. They had directions at the desk for restaurants and other locations that included some businesses that we were told had closed over a year ago when we started asking at neighboring businesses. Other info was inaccurate, like 30 minutes to Mexico by trolley which was between 50 and 60 minutes. The staff at the desk wasn't very helpful or knowledgable about the area or how to get around and they were too busy to give more than a quick answer and that was from three different employees we talked to over our stay. That said, we liked the old building we stayed in and it certainly has potential, but I clearly see many areas needing improvement. The prices were good and they are located near the trolley, a couple hundered yards away or so, which was a fun way to get around instead of dealing with traffic. I would think of staying there again, but I would definitely check out the room, amenities they provide and not follow their info sheets too closely.

    Great and Convenient Place to Stay!

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    I stayed at this place for 4 days upon the many recommendations from other reviewers and I was not disappointed. It is clean and very convenient to the Zoo, Wild Animal Park, Old Town Trolley, La Jolla, etc. I stayed one night at the Holiday Inn Bayside which was not as good as Old Town Inn and $30/night more.

    Best in San Diego

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    I have been staying here since it was the little original building, but now with all the new stuff, it is great! There is no question about where we will stay every time we come back to San Diego. I love the location, close to it all and easy to get to. I grew up here and feel at home when I stay here.

    Courteous Staff

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    We spent one night at this hotel. It was wonderfully located within minutes of Sea World and Old Town state park.

    The reception staff were very kind and helpful. We arrived late at night and were tired, they checked us in within minutes. We found the room clean and with a nice decor. We checked out early the next morning and didn't have an opportunity to stay long, but the few hours we were there were comfortable. The beds were comfortable, the kids slept on the sofa bed and were surprised at its comfort...

    We would recommend this hotel to friends and family!

    Home from home

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    The staff were very helpful and obliging nothing was to much, especially David if he's still working there pass our thanks on to him If we are ever in San Diego again you can bet your bottom dollar we'll be making a bee line for your place. thank you Terry & Frances Reeves

    Family favorite!

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    Excellent Service - My family and I ALWAYS stay here because the staff is exceptionally polite, friendly and accomodating. Very clean, and comfortable rooms and breakfast area. casual atmosphere - great for families - my kids love the pool and the option to help them selves to the free breakfast! Beautiful Grounds!

    Great hospitality

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    This place may have been the nicest on our 3 week trip. Rooms were nice and clean, but was really impressed with the staff. We needed to stay later than checkout time due to car trouble, but the staff was extremely accomodating, including heating lunch for us in the office microwave. Definitely would return next time in San Diego.

    Friendly staff

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    My wife and I stayed for three nights in september 2003. We were met by David Birt (one of the receptionists) who gave us a free upgrade because we were on honeymoon. The room was really nice and clean. I have two thinks that we did not like about place though: 1) There was a bug problem, little ants were all over the barthroom, mabey thats no longer a problem.

    2) The location of the hotel was a little too far away from Downtown, but thats a matter of taste.

    Overall we had a nice stay and its good value for your vacation.

    Loved it!

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    We have stayed at the Old Town Inn every time we come to San Diego. The rooms are clean and the staff is great. Within walking distance of Old Town and the trolley. Highly recommend it.

    Great place to stay

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    We stayed at the Old Town Inn for Street Scene this year (2003) and it was fantasic! The couldn' have been nicer or more helpful - as we we're clueless to San Diego. I highly recommend staying here. Clean, comfortable and at a good price.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Old Town Inn San Diego

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