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Review of Island Inn
4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed Mar 4, 2010
Good hotel, much cleaner than hotels in the surrounding area. Lots of space in the room. Prices were low around $80-90. Staff was very nice and very helpful.
Date of stay: June 2007
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed April 10, 2009

I was in Island Inn San Diego from 27 march until 04 april for a Congress in Grant Hyatt only four blocks far. The localition is wonderful: next the Convention Center and the Gaslamp Quarter where was bars and restaurants(is possible to go by foot!). Therei 's a a large supermarket (Ralph's) two blocks far.The roorm is ok, large and clean. There was wi-fi free and one computer with intenet conetion use free in hall. The staff is kind, especialy ERIC, a very good guy!!

Date of stay: February 2009
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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3  Thank CSDSaoPaulo
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Reviewed January 5, 2009

Having stayed seven times at the J Street Inn one block down (see those reviews, too) , I decided to try the Island: It's even better!
For the unbelievable weekly rate of $299, this place is equal to any Comfort or La Quinta Inn, right in the Gaslamp area.

The staff are very friendly and helpful, check-in and out are a breeze. The streets around the Inn are quiet, but you are minutes walking from all the restaurants, trams, and major bus lines.

My room was large, very quiet (good windows and walls), the bed was comfortable, and bath fine. There is a table, small fridge, microwave, and kitchen sink. Unlike the J St., the bathroom has a sink as well. The shower was great, with lots of hot water.

Date of stay: December 2008
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10  Thank Mike-Wiesner
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Reviewed November 10, 2008

I was attending a conference at the conveniton center and was looking for an inexpensive hotel close by. I was very happy to stumble across the Island Inn which isn't really a hotel but a type of short to long-term housing unit. They do rent out rooms by the week for tourists and the price could not be beat. The room was clean, but very basic. There was a fridge, microwave, and a basic bed. The location was phonominal, we were only a three minute walk from the convention center or the trolley. The location was very safe and the tenants in the Inn were quiet and kept to themselves. I am a light sleeper, and I did hear the sounds of someone walking on the floor above me but not for too long and I was able to sleep fairly well each night. The staff were pleasant but one clerk, Chris was outstanding. He helped us with each and every request quickly, and with such kindness. We asked for extra pillows, needed directions to the local grocery store, and had questions about laundry and trolley stops. Chris went the extra mile with every request we had. The Island Inn does have a non-air-conditioned small fitness room, a small library, and an inexpensive laundry room. If you are not looking for frills or up-to-date rooms, in other words, if you don't mind basic living conditions, you will love the Island Inn. I saved so much money, I was able to shop, shop, shop!

Date of stay: October 2008
5  Thank CathyMichigan
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Reviewed May 28, 2008

I really can't fault this place. My boyfriend and I stayed there for 2 weeks in February. We had had a bad experience elsewhere and just happened to come by the Island Inn by chance, but we were so glad we did! It was so affordable - it worked out to be $40 p/n plus tax for the whole room (we were paying $70 for a hostel with shared facilities!) The room was spacious with a private bathroom and kitchenette. It was extremely clean. It is more like a live-in temporary accommodation for most people therefore it was very quiet. The area was fantastic! Not on the 'strip' of the gas lamp area so it wasn't noisy, but the main street was right round the corner. You also have use of a private gym, and library. There's always someone on the front desk so you feel very secure. The only downside is it only has a microwave, no oven. But there is a fridge and toaster! Need to have your own plates and cutlery as well.

The owner has 2 other properties - J street is also very nice, although I didn't stay there, but the other one which I can't remember the name of was awful in an awful area.

Date of stay: February 2008
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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8  Thank Dunroamin08
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Reviewed December 22, 2014
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Room tip: Escolha quartos no terceiro e quarto andar, mas verifique a questão do funcionamento do wifi!
Date of stay: May 2014
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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