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Casa Grande, Arizona
Reviewed 12 July 2013

My wife and I stayed at this hotel for 4 nights. It was a very pleasant stay. The beds were comfortable and the room was clean. The manager Yogi was very helpful and very pleasant to deal with. We would definitely stay there again. Book your reservation online and you get a lower price. We paid 49.95 per night for...

3Thank tucsontommy1
Beaverton, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Reserve it on their website, and you can't touch $49 per night for a very decent place anywhere else the San Diego area. Very convenient right off I-5, yet you don't notice the freeway noise at all. Very nice and accommodating manager, clean, fresh, and generous room furnishings. A very enjoyable 3-night stay, with easy access to friends and major...

1Thank Ned K
pomona, ca
Reviewed 4 July 2013

I stayed here last year and i liked it! Yea its not the fanciest hotel in the world but its a nice place to just stay a few nights. I didn't have a problem with the room (although the bathroom door didn't lock lol) but i liked it. It was super affordable and i would definitely stay again and would...

Thank ant_rhcpeppers
Riverside, California, United States
Reviewed 3 June 2013

If fancy is what you want, this isn't your spot. Its a decent little place to stay when you just need a place to lay your head Its close to the freeway (although we took the train everywhere we went al weekend as it is literally 200 yards from the hotel). close to the beaches and really close to some...

2Thank Lisa C
San Diego, California
Reviewed 27 May 2013

My hubby & I have officially made this our spot for when we need to just get away for a night or two. The price of this inn, cannot be beat for the quality of the room. First let me start off by saying that initially I was skeptic as we pass by this inn often, and when trying to...

2Thank Shannah F
Anaheim, California
Reviewed 17 May 2013

I've been here numerous amount of times and I can assure you this is the best place to stay for the money. Staff is awesome!! Yogi ( The Manager ) is so accommodating. Best Customer Service by far and great rooms!! If you want to get a great hotel without the high rates, this is it::-)

Thank nick d
Mill Creek, Washington
Reviewed 27 April 2013

I stayed at inn for almost a week and have to say I enjoyed my time there. The staffs are extremely friendly, the room's clean, flatscreen tv, lots of channels, fridge, microwave, and free wifi. The place was really convenient for me for I'm a night owl and there's a 24 hour gas station across the street. The best about...

Thank tvfreak260
Norco, California
Reviewed 17 March 2013

To start the place looks nothing like pictures. When we arrived I was really uncomfortable checking in. They have carpet in the outdoor hallways that are so dirty they look black not red. The room were as promised, 2 kingsize and it had a 27 in tv. Big deal. The room have very poor sound proofing, and the type of...

2Thank Margueritte J
RMJ123, Owner at Palomar Inn, responded to this review

Thanks but no thanks. You stayed in room 301 three nights. The room is 450 sq. feet, Two extra large cal.king beds,completely furnished with 32' flate panel Samsung T.V.+ Refg./Micro./Coffee Maker/Hair Dryer with Primium Folgers Coffee in Room. You enjoyed our Free movies HBO/SHOW-TIME/CINEMAX and Free High Speed Internet. You very well enjoyed our compilmentary breakfast every morning.--all three nights...

Ventura County
Reviewed 21 February 2013

After having cancer treatment in Mexico I was too exhausted to drive 4 hours home so I pulled into this hotel to get some sleep. The expression, "Don't judge a book by it's cover" definitely applies in this case! The walkways (no indoor corridors) are very shabby and dirty looking due to the very well worn outdoor red carpet. I...

2Thank Lynn D
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 February 2013

All the basics that add up to a quality simple stay. The manager and staff are helpful and friendly. The room is as you'd expect, neat and clean, all systems working well. We enjoyed the nearby Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center and other nature centers in the area. Taking the Silver Strand Blvd up to Coronado was also a worthwhile mini...

2Thank DocDick_47

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guest Room Amenities in All Rooms/Suites:: * 32" High Definition flat panel Samsung T.V. in every room. Work Desk with Lamp & Desk Level Electrical Outlets. * Refrigerator/Microwave/Steam Iron/ironing board/Hairdryer * Free super high speed wireless Internet access Coffee/tea maker with Premium Classic Coffee & Condiments. * Spare Electrical Outlet at Desk in all the rooms and suites. Premium High Definition cable channels with three movies. * Guaranteed Non-Smoking Spacious Rooms/Suites * Air-Conditioning with Heating and Cooling * Lord & Mayfair Premium Bath Amenities * Curved Shower Rod Bathtubs with Extra Space for Big & Tall * Automatic Door Closer * Electronic Locks and Secondary locking Device * Wide Angle Door Viewer * Dataports and speaker phone * AM/FM radio and alarm clock Free local calls under 30 minutes Free Wall Street Journal-San Diego Union Tribune available ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palomar Inn

Address: 801 Palomar St, Chula Vista, CA 91911-2615
Region: United States > California > Chula Vista
Price Range: RM261 - RM1,103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 37
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“Corner rooms have excellent view to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles patriciagA857HO, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We like the second and 3rd floors...great because they have an elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles BeverleeB_13, 21 Jun 2015 | Read review
“There is a lift to the second floor. Nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Bill_of_adelaide, 15 Oct 2013 | Read review
“There's no pool!!! But the beach is 10 minutes away!”
 of 5 bubbles LisaC313, 2 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Make sure to book before Friday, before the prices go up!!”
 of 5 bubbles ShannahF, 26 May 2013 | Read review
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