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California Suites Hotel

5415 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117 US near Exit 22 on I-805 (~0.3mi)
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2.0 Star Property In San Diego (Clairemont)
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3.0/5

Based on 370 guest reviews

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  • Swimming pool
  • Free wired internet
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Smoke-free property
  • Free self parking
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09/25/2022 - 09/26/2022
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Verified Reviews of California Suites Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"The beds are too hard."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Didn't get any sleep because the bed was so hard.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Jul-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Jul 24 to Mon Jul 25 2022 at a $154.99 average nightly rate.
"I didn't stay."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
I went to the room and just didn't feel comfortable and left without staying.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
22-Jul-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jul 21 to Fri Jul 22 2022 at a $270.35 average nightly rate.
"Short and sweet."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
My stay at the California Suites Hotel was a welcoming experience. The staff was attentive. The stay was short but productive since I was able to use the laundry facilities before leaving. Thank you.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
20-Jul-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Jul 18 to Wed Jul 20 2022 at a $114.78 average nightly rate.
"Kind of dirty, no A/C."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Kind of dirty, no A/C.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Jun-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jun 02 to Sat Jun 04 2022 at a $103.78 average nightly rate.
"Reasonable Rates, Clean & Convenient"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
The room was reasonably priced, clean and convenient to the freeway. Had a fridge, microwave and a cooktop; which surprised me! The bathroom was unremarkable. Overall it’s a decent place to stay for cheap!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
16-Mar-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Mar 13 to Tue Mar 15 2022 at a $86.99 average nightly rate.
"Hotel Review"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Staff was very friendly however Carpet throughout the hotel needs updating.It would give a better first impression.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-Oct-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Oct 08 to Tue Oct 12 2021 at a $79.99 average nightly rate.
"Clean, comfortable beds, no room service due to covid."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
afternoon staff very helpful and polite, morning staff not so nice. Nice garden, but apparently the pond has a lot of mosquitoes. We weren't there much so it wasn't a problem for us.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
07-Jun-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jun 03 to Tue Jun 08 2021 at a $93.59 average nightly rate.
"Meets Standard"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
The hotel needs updating. Location is great!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
28-Nov-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Nov 20 to Wed Nov 25 2020 at a $58.19 average nightly rate.
"Good budget hotel"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Rooms are clean, bed is comfortable, pool and hot tub are decent, continental breakfast, all at a very decent price. Good location and safe for families. It is definitely worth the price. We have stayed here before and we will again when visiting the neighborhood.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
20-Oct-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Oct 19 to Sun Oct 20 2019 at a $71.10 average nightly rate.
"Perfect for a mini getaway!"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Cozy room, perfect for the fam. Pool hours were are fave.
(Group coordinator, booked 2 rooms), from US flag
11-Jun-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Jun 09 to Mon Jun 10 2019 at a $62.10 average nightly rate.
"Great"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
This place provided comfortable rooms that were clean. The grounds were very well kept. There was security and the 805 is close by. The staff was helpful and friendly. We will be back and I will recommend this establishment to anyone.
(Group coordinator, booked 2 rooms), from US flag
08-Jun-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jun 05 to Sun Jun 08 2014 at a $66.49 average nightly rate.
"Very nice property"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Was surprised! Funny configuration of the room. Had microwave and refrigerator, no coffee maker. Nice room for the price and the location.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
16-Mar-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Mar 13 to Sat Mar 15 2014 at a $81.53 average nightly rate.

Summary of Verified Reviews

Rated 68/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Easily accessible by car and offers nearby parking areas. Room needs to be improved. Vibe is not too good. Great pool.

Pool

84/100
101 reviews

Clean pool area.

Location

83/100
233 reviews

Great location. Great accessibility by car with affordable parking. Excellent location with good bars, restaurants, shopping and beaches nearby. Medium distance to city centre.

Wellness Area

77/100
41 reviews

Great wellness & sports facilities.

Value

74/100
149 reviews

Best value for money.

Service

69/100
325 reviews

Average reception and service professionalism is typical. Management seems lacking, with badly rated housekeeping, but friendly service. Hotel security is ok. Room service could have been improved.

WiFi

58/100
36 reviews

Regular internet service. Wifi quality could be improved.

Room

47/100
592 reviews

Outdated, rooms with poor cleanliness and maintenance. Spacious rooms with subpar beds and A/C. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Poorly-furnished with bad TV's, understocked minibars and unsightly kitchenettes. Shower can be a problem.

Comfort

43/100
296 reviews

Poor comfort, particularly beds, and cramped bathrooms. Large, but noisy rooms with complaints about the A/C.

Cleanliness

41/100
343 reviews

Rooms and bathrooms are untidy, but pool area is clean. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Amenities

36/100
191 reviews

Old facilities and poor entrance area, but okay hotel grounds. Elevator in need of updating. Architecture not so nice.

Vibe

23/100
144 reviews

Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating. Atmosphere could be friendlier. Entrance area is not particularly attractive. Hotel could be more stylish. Fine for a budget trip. Awesome for families.

Breakfast

23/100
95 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Rated 62/100 based on reviews from families.

Wonderful sightseeing. Affordable parking.

Pool

85/100
34 reviews

Clean pool area.

Location

83/100
80 reviews

Great location. Average parking. Shopping, restaurants and bars in the area are great. Convenient car access and well-priced parking.

Wellness Area

79/100
9 reviews

Great wellness & sports facilities.

Service

71/100
100 reviews

Service is great, except for some complaints about housekeeping. Average reception and service professionalism is typical. Hotel security is ok.

WiFi

49/100
10 reviews

Wifi quality could be improved.

Room

46/100
196 reviews

Complaints about maintenance and cleanliness in rooms and bathrooms. Rooms are average size, although old with poor beds and furniture. Guests complained about kitchenettes, minibars, TV's, and A/C. Shower was ok.

Comfort

41/100
98 reviews

Poor beds, with complaints about A/C and noise. Average sized rooms.

Cleanliness

35/100
119 reviews

Rooms and bathrooms are untidy, but pool area is clean. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Amenities

31/100
65 reviews

Older facilities and unpleasant entrance area. Hotel grounds need more attention.

Breakfast

22/100
34 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Vibe

18/100
54 reviews

Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating. Atmosphere could be friendlier. Entrance area is not particularly attractive.

Rated 65/100 based on reviews from couples.

Good restaurants & bars in the area. Good accessibility by car.

Location

84/100
39 reviews

Great location, near nice bars and restaurants. Good car access, but so-so parking.

Pool

81/100
17 reviews

Great pool.

Wellness Area

74/100
10 reviews

Great wellness & sports facilities.

Service

64/100
46 reviews

Reception and service are alright. Service is welcoming, but housekeeping is not great.

Room

48/100
85 reviews

The rooms need maintenance with poor A/C, furniture, and bathrooms. Spacious but poorly cleaned bathrooms and rooms, with beds with comfort issues. Shower can be a problem.

Comfort

44/100
53 reviews

Poor beds, with complaints about A/C and noise. Spacious rooms.

Cleanliness

44/100
53 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

WiFi

43/100
6 reviews

Wifi quality could be improved.

Amenities

36/100
31 reviews

Hotel grounds are okay, but the building is old and the entrance area is unimpressive.

Vibe

22/100
24 reviews

Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating. Entrance area is not particularly attractive. Atmosphere could be friendlier.

Breakfast

20/100
18 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Rated 68/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Location is great. High value.

Location

82/100
17 reviews

Great location.

Value

74/100
13 reviews

Best value for money.

Service

73/100
34 reviews

Friendly service, but housekeeping was less impressive.

Room

48/100
48 reviews

Poorly-maintained rooms, badly rated bathrooms and beds. Poorly cleaned rooms with uncomfortable furniture.

Cleanliness

46/100
28 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Comfort

45/100
24 reviews

Uncomfortable, noisy rooms with poor beds.

Amenities

38/100
17 reviews

Grounds are reasonable, but hotel buildings need work.

Vibe

22/100
11 reviews

Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating.

Breakfast

21/100
7 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Rated 68/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Great wellness & sports facilities. Best value for money.

Location

81/100
9 reviews

Great location.

Value

71/100
5 reviews

Best value for money.

Service

69/100
11 reviews

Service is adequate.

Comfort

42/100
12 reviews

Uncomfortable, noisy rooms with poor beds.

Cleanliness

41/100
9 reviews

Could use a good cleaning.

Room

38/100
23 reviews

Guests complain about the rooms and subpar beds.

Amenities

34/100
7 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement.

Rated 67/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Easily accessible by car and offers nearby parking areas. Room needs to be improved. Vibe is not too good. Great pool.

Rated 63/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Easily accessible by car and offers nearby parking areas. Room needs to be improved. Vibe is not too good. Great pool.

Service

73/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

Room

42/100
7 reviews

Room needs to be improved.

Cleanliness

41/100
6 reviews

Could use a good cleaning.

Rated 60/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Easily accessible by car and offers nearby parking areas. Room needs to be improved. Vibe is not too good. Great pool.

Location

81/100
8 reviews

Great location.

Room

43/100
10 reviews

Room needs to be improved.

Comfort

42/100
7 reviews

Noisy room lacking in comfort.

Cleanliness

40/100
5 reviews

Could use a good cleaning.

Rated 59/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Easily accessible by car and offers nearby parking areas. Room needs to be improved. Vibe is not too good. Great pool.

Pool

86/100
87 reviews

Clean pool area.

Location

85/100
203 reviews

Great location. Average parking. Reasonably central, close to shopping, restaurants, and bars. Convenient car access and well-priced parking.

Value

78/100
134 reviews

Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices.

Wellness Area

76/100
40 reviews

Great wellness & sports facilities.

Service

69/100
298 reviews

Average reception and service professionalism is typical. Management seems lacking, with badly rated housekeeping, but friendly service. Hotel security is ok.

WiFi

51/100
26 reviews

Regular internet service. Wifi quality could be improved.

Room

48/100
524 reviews

Inadequate minibars in older, poorly-maintained rooms. Badly cleaned rooms and uncomfortable beds and furniture. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Substandard bathrooms, televisions, and air conditioning. Shower can be a problem.

Comfort

43/100
255 reviews

Generally poor comfort, particularly the beds, and A/C is lacking. A bit too noisy and some complaints about the size of the bathrooms.

Cleanliness

42/100
304 reviews

Rooms and bathrooms are untidy, but pool area is clean. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Amenities

37/100
177 reviews

Old facilities and poor entrance area, but okay hotel grounds. Elevator in need of updating.

Vibe

29/100
122 reviews

Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating. Atmosphere could be friendlier. Entrance area is not particularly attractive. Hotel could be more stylish.

Breakfast

23/100
82 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not highly reviewed.

Rated 59/100 based on reviews from families.

Great shopping.

Pool

84/100
31 reviews

Clean pool area.

Location

83/100
66 reviews

Great location. Good car access, but so-so parking. Shopping, restaurants and bars in the area are great.

Wellness Area

79/100
9 reviews

Great wellness & sports facilities.

Service

71/100
88 reviews

Service is great, except for some complaints about housekeeping. Average reception and service professionalism is typical. Hotel security is ok.

Room

47/100
160 reviews

Outdated, rooms with poor cleanliness and maintenance. Subpar beds and TVs and complaints about cleanliness of bathrooms. Kitchenette, minibar, A/C and furniture not great quality. Shower was ok.

Comfort

42/100
77 reviews

Poor beds, with complaints about A/C and noise.

WiFi

37/100
6 reviews

Wifi quality could be improved.

Cleanliness

35/100
98 reviews

Rooms and bathrooms are untidy, but pool area is clean. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Amenities

35/100
58 reviews

Old facilities and poor entrance area, but okay hotel grounds.

Vibe

22/100
44 reviews

Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating. Atmosphere could be friendlier. Entrance area is not particularly attractive.

Breakfast

21/100
27 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Rated 59/100 based on reviews from couples.

Good restaurants & bars in the area.

Pool

84/100
9 reviews

Great pool.

Location

84/100
33 reviews

Great location, near nice bars and restaurants. Average parking.

Wellness Area

74/100
9 reviews

Great wellness & sports facilities.

Value

74/100
10 reviews

Best value for money.

Service

65/100
39 reviews

Reception and service are alright. Service is welcoming, but housekeeping is not great.

Cleanliness

44/100
44 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Comfort

42/100
41 reviews

Poor beds, with complaints about A/C and noise.

Room

40/100
69 reviews

Badly maintained rooms, with poor A/C and unclean bathrooms. Badly cleaned rooms and uncomfortable beds and furniture. Shower can be a problem.

Amenities

35/100
27 reviews

Poorly reviewed buildings and an uninspiring entrance area.

Vibe

23/100
19 reviews

Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating. Entrance area is not particularly attractive.

Breakfast

20/100
17 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Rated 63/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Location is great. High value.

Location

84/100
15 reviews

Great location.

Value

76/100
12 reviews

Best value for money.

Service

71/100
33 reviews

Friendly service, but housekeeping was less impressive.

Room

49/100
45 reviews

Low rated furniture and beds in rooms which have cleanliness and maintenance issues.

Cleanliness

46/100
27 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Comfort

46/100
23 reviews

Uncomfortable, noisy rooms with poor beds.

Amenities

38/100
17 reviews

Grounds are reasonable, but hotel buildings need work.

Vibe

24/100
9 reviews

Vibe is not too good.

Breakfast

21/100
7 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Rated 59/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Great wellness & sports facilities. Best value for money.

Location

81/100
9 reviews

Great location.

Value

71/100
5 reviews

Best value for money.

Service

69/100
11 reviews

Service is adequate.

Comfort

42/100
12 reviews

Uncomfortable, noisy rooms with poor beds.

Cleanliness

41/100
9 reviews

Could use a good cleaning.

Room

38/100
23 reviews

Guests complain about the rooms and subpar beds.

Amenities

34/100
7 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement.

Rated 62/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Easily accessible by car and offers nearby parking areas. Room needs to be improved. Vibe is not too good. Great pool.

Service

67/100
13 reviews

Friendly service and acceptable reception.

Comfort

44/100
15 reviews

Big rooms but uncomfortable with subpar beds.

Room

38/100
27 reviews

Spacious but not particularly clean rooms, and poorly rated beds.

Cleanliness

37/100
18 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner.

Vibe

14/100
7 reviews

Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating.

Rated 67/100 based on reviews from families.

Service

69/100
7 reviews

Service is adequate.

Comfort

44/100
10 reviews

Not very comfortable, with poor beds.

Room

42/100
15 reviews

Poor beds in rooms needing some cleaning.

Cleanliness

40/100
10 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner.

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Property Description

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.

Green Sustainability

We offer the chance to conserve water by allowing our guest to choice whether or not we change the linen and the towels on a daily basis.

Amenities / Features


  • Check In: 4:00 pm - anytime
  • Check Out: 11:00 am
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Lindberg Feild 15.5 miles away. Taxie one way $30.-$35.,Cloud 9 Shuttle

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

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