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El Primero Hotel

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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I picked this hotel after stressing out about where to stay in the SD area during our couples roadtrip. This is a truly unique property in the heart of suburbia, just miles away from the Mexican border. Plenty of positive reviews already here - all...More

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I could easily go on for half an hour on how amazing this boutique/ B&B is but I will keep my gushing under wraps. I stayed here 2 nights, and found this highly rated gem perusing the Internet for hotels in Chula Vista. I am...More

Thank betsnow
Response from Katie Lee R, Innkeeper at El Primero HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Betsy! Thank you for your feedback! I'm sad I didn't get a chance to meet you, but I'm happy my sister, Karen took good care of you. The hotel does have the charm of small European rooms and we like it. We hope to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Much more than a B&B, the El Primero Hotel is a "Killer Little Boutique Hotel". Situated in the Historic District in Chula Vista, this well appointed hotel is in a quiet neighborhood, with a half dozen nice restaurants within a 4 minute walk. My friends...More

Thank Dick C
Response from Katie Lee R, Innkeeper at El Primero HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Dick! I can't describe how your response makes us feel. Pie and Sol are my parents. We are happy to make your stay here with us great and you know you are part of our ever-growing family. We'll see you soon! Sunny wishes, El...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is truly a unique establishment. In a town (Chula Vista) that's probably more associates more with the Motel 6's and Super 8s, this quaint B&B stands out like a warm ocean breeze in the San Diego winter. The art deco building, the oasis of...More

Thank Dionysus38
Response from Katie Lee R, Innkeeper at El Primero HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for reviewing our hotel! The courtyard is one of my favourite places to be in town, especially with a book and a cup of tea. We hope you'll come visit us again! Cheers, El Primero Hotel Family

Reviewed 29 December 2017

The oldest hotel in Chula Vista, my home town. Normally I stay with my dad at his retirement village, Fredrika Manor in a hotel style room. They were booked out for 3 days over Christmas. I found El Primero, only a few minutes away. The...More

Thank Stephen G
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$92 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$92 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Response from Rufino R | Property representative |
A large portion of our guests are single travelers. We also have families who stay here as well!
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"Note that some rooms are equipped with a tub while others aren't."
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"Select ground floor as there is no lift or elevator to the 2nd floor."
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"Farther from the front the quieter"
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"Remember this hotel dates from the 30's - Don't expect huge rooms, just enjoy the great vibe!"
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