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Lower 48
1 review
Reviewed 9 September 2016

If you're looking four bells and whistles or fancy decor, this isn't the place for you. It's a fantastic location with very friendly and helpful staff, and at a good price. No breakfast, but there are dozens of fantastic local eateries within minutes, walking and driving.

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Monrovia, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We were in San Diego over Labor Day weekend for the Festival of Sail. This hotel is quite basic. Small room, even smaller bathroom. A bit worn in the bathroom; loose toilet seat, chips in the tile, small cubby hole for soap, but no place to hold shampoo tube, could only get HBO movie on the television (this wasn't a... More 

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Montebello, California
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1 review
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The worst hotel I have ever stayed!!! Not wort your money. Found cockroaches in the restroom. The is no iron, hair dryer, in the room. Its great locations but, you can hear all the noise around. The parking is small, if there is no parking you can park at Pacific Inn hotel. Wouldn't stay there ever!!

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Las Vegas
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The location for this hotel was perfect, the room was clean. You do receive free wi-fi with your booking. Thee service was great very nice people. If you are looking for location this is perfect as it is only a block away from the peer.

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

If you're looking for a bed to sleep on that is in downtown San Diego for a reasonable price this is the place for you. We walked to Little Italy every night for dinner and drinks. Great location and only 5 minute drive to the Gaslamp district. But my biggest problem was parking. Not enough parking so for the overflow... More 

1 Thank Daniel G
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Dear Daniel G, We’re glad you enjoyed some of our great nearby locations, including Little Italy and the Gaslamp, both great places for food, drinks, and a good time. We do have additional parking on the block that we offer to our guests in the rare occasion we have multiple cars staying per room. We hope you stay with us... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This place was conveniently located and everything we did was in walking distance. The only reason I did not give it 5 stars was because the room we had was in the back with a view of a dirt lot instead of the bay. Rooms were very clean and the staff was extremely nice. Would definitely stay her again and... More 

1 Thank erikasn89
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Dear erikasn89, With everything in walking distance, and the airport so conveniently located, it’s wonderful that we can have guests stay with us car-free. The view of the bay is quite spectacular, both day and night. We pride ourselves on guest service and cleanliness and are glad to hear you appreciated our efforts. See you again soon! Warm Regards, Guest... More 

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent, cheap, wifi and friendly staff. Near trolley station. Three minutes to centre of the city. My recommendation for family without kids:) Airport is very near and there is the noise from the aircrafts.

1 Thank Radim V
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Dear Radim V, Although we do occasionally experience some noise from the airport, we love being so close to both the airport and the trolley station. It makes traveling a breeze and very easy for guests to save money by skipping the rental car! Downtown, Little Italy, and the waterfront are all within walking distance. Thank you for your kind... More 

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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The beds were great same with room but the shower was disgusting the other part of the restroom was nice.Its good when your coming with your husband or wife because of the location.Such a good location right by the sea you can walk in the gardens and see the ships come in

1 Thank Norma R
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Dear Norma R , I’m glad you enjoyed our rooms. It is unfortunate you didn’t find the shower to your liking. We are continuing to renovate and make updates to improve the property inside and out. We love that our guests can so easily enjoy the bay and the historical aspects of the area, all within walking distance. Come again... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This motel had a great location right over the ocean. It's clean and affordable. Price jumps twice over weekend though. There is no breakfast included but many close by cafes to get one within a walking distance. Parking was available which is great. We would come again.

2 Thank Wessam B
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Dear Wessam B, For many San Diegans, it would be hard to live somewhere without the ocean! We do keep competitive pricing compared to the other hotels in the area, and we always strive to keep it affordable. Free parking is another great amenity we offer, great for our guests who plan to do some driving and explore San Diego... More 

Brigantine, New Jersey
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141 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I stayed here for a work conference at the end of June, as prices skyrocket if you're trying to stay closer to the convention center. However, for the price, this motel lacked just about everything. Marina Inn is about a 10 minute Uber ride from the Gaslamp district, and close to Little Italy. But I would not suggest walking around... More 

Thank Denise H
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Marina Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Dear Denise H, I’m glad you were able to stay with us near the convention center but able to save some money at the same time. The sunsets are quite stunning when standing on the hotel balcony. While it is always safer to travel as a group, fights and other mishaps are rare in the area. We have staff on... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Marina Inn and Suites, conveniently located next to the San Diego Int'l Airport, Lindbergh Field. Only 300 yards from the beautiful bay of San Diego, our phenomenal location and customer service is exceptionally outstanding! Just two blocks from little Italy rich with restaurants and beauty, and a few short miles from the Gaslamp District,which features an abundance of restaurants, night clubs, shopping and museums. If you are a sports lover you will be just minutes from PETCO PARK home of the San Diego Padres. Our amenities include, but are not limited to, Microwave and Refrigerator available upon request, and Swimming Pool. Sea World and Zoo Savings Packages are available. Great value visit us soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marina Inn and Suites

Address: 1943 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $92 - $382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Marina Inn and Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Marina Inn And Hotel San Diego
Marina Hotel San Diego
Marina Motel San Diego
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#84 Business Hotel in San Diego
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“Second floor guarantees you a fantastic view.”
 of 5 bubbles bettem786, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are a bit small but remember this is a little inn. Quaint and small ”
 of 5 bubbles lolab011, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles Matt_Henry, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't choose a room here, I don't know why Expedia has them on their site!”
 of 5 bubbles cinporter, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“no rooms at the ground floor. No rooms close the laundry”
 of 5 bubbles Gortipohl, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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