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“Large, Lovely Clean Room” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Comfort Inn & Suites Zoo / SeaWorld Area

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Comfort Inn & Suites Zoo / SeaWorld Area
Ranked #157 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
Alford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Large, Lovely Clean Room”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2012

As part of our roadtrip we stayed at this hotel for one night only. When we arrived the reception were very helpful. Got to our room which was a large spacious room with a large spacious bathroom. Lovely & Clean. The breakfast in the morning was good, however very disorganised & busy! we had to take our breakfast back to our room to eat because there were not enough tables.

The shuttle bus to the zoo was on time, and the driver was very nice and chatty.

We had a meal at the Hunters Steakhouse just up the road, we definately recommend this! staff were very helpful and friendly. Portion sizes were overwhelming!

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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, General Manager at Comfort Inn & Suites Zoo / SeaWorld Area, responded to this review, 12 July 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at our hotel. I am glad that you were able to enjoy our spacious and clean rooms. The housekeeping staff at our hotel strives to make sure the hotel is in the utmost cleanest condition. Our Breakfast room is one of the most popular areas of our hotel thanks to all of the yummy choices we offer. On your next trip I would recommend our new Express Breakfast Station located in the lobby. We hope to see you again soon. Juan Alarid General Manager
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Cleanliness
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2012

This was a brilliant choice for us as we vacationed with the family primarily to the Zoo, Seaworld and Universal Studios at LA.

The room was large, well appointed, and very child friendly too. The breakfast in the morning was good too... the hot waffle options were great. Good and helpful staff, especially the Reecption staff, Bobby. The Shutle Bus to the parks and nearby places was a boon, especially since we had not hired a car during our stay. The driver was courteous and quite knowledgable and chatty. The hotel is close to the zoo and seaworld, as well as Old Town and the Mission Beach.

The pool and jacuzzi were a delight for the kids... after a tiring day!

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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with family
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, General Manager at Comfort Inn & Suites Zoo / SeaWorld Area, responded to this review, 12 July 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at our hotel. I am glad that you were able to utilize the hotel's great location to your advantage. The staff and I strive to deliver Legendary guest service. I have thanked Bobby and Steve the shuttle driver for making you feel at home. We hope to see you again soon!!! Juan Alarid General Manager
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Salinas, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2012

Super friendly staff, comfortable beddings, good selection of hot breakfast (scrambled eggs and sausage everyday - could be better if sausage is alternated with bacon for people staying over 2 days), clean laundry area, security at night. Breakfast sitting area is limited but you may bring your food in your room - I recommend bringing a picnic basket to carry your food if your room is far away since the breakfast area is located in 4th floor. Breakfast crew are so friendly and they are always refilling the food. Water dispenser is available at the breakfast area so you may refill your hydration backpack, no need to buy bottled water. Coffee and bread are added in the lobby area in the morning for people who are in a hurry. Coffee is available 24 hours at the lobby along with computers with free internet access. Parking spaces are tight but I saw some bigger cars occupying double spaces and if you do not want to pay the extra parking fee, there are spaces in the street, just let them know so you don't have to pay the fee. The fact that the hotel hires a security at night, the parking fee is so worth paying for. Jose, their Security Guard lets you do your laundry too past midnight, which is very helpful. Place is so close to Seaworld and business areas. Nice view from the 4th floor. Family suite is great, comparable to Residence Inn, just without the kitchen and separate bathrooms. Beddings are comparable to Crowne Hotel. Breakfast is comparable to Marriott's Residence Inn, just with lesser selection of hot entree. This place is highly recommended for families with tight budget but still want quality.

Room Tip: Ask for a quiet/pool area if you are sensitive to highway noise as this hotel is very close to the f...
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
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, General Manager at Comfort Inn & Suites Zoo / SeaWorld Area, responded to this review, 12 July 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at our hotel. It was my pleasure meeting you. I made sure to thank all of my staff personally for making you feel at home. I know that you have stayed at many places in San Diego and it was my delight to learn we were able to go above and beyond what a much higher priced hotel would deliver. We hope to see you again soon. Juan Alarid General Manager
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Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012

The hotel was clean and the staff was friendly and helpful. Loved the fact that it was so close to both the Zoo and Sea World. We also found excellent shopping and restaurants located nearby. One of the largest "breakfast rooms" that we've visited on our travels and even though it was crowded it did have a lot of tables. The pool is heated and there is a hot tub also. They could use a change machine in the laundry room, but the front desk staff was happy to provide change. Ask the front desk for a list of local restaurants and directions to local attractrations. It came in very handy. We would stay here again.

Room Tip: Was concerned that our room faced the freeway, but we could not hear any noise from the traffic.
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
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Las Vegas
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51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2012

Easy to find in the Hotel Circle area. Hotel was clean, staff was friendly & accommodating. Rate includes breakfast & the variety of items offered was better than most budget minded properties.

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, General Manager at Comfort Inn & Suites Zoo / SeaWorld Area, responded to this review, 12 July 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at our hotel. The staff and I always strive to make our guests' feel at home. I am glad that you were able to enjoy our "Hot Buffet Breakfast" and the hotel's proximity to most major attractions in San Diego including restaurants and shopping. We hope to see you again soon, at The Comfort Inn and Suites Zoo SeaWorld Area. Juan Alarid General Manager
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Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2012

The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were small but clean. Breakfast was included. The food was only average and very crowded even when we went in early. The hotel is very close to Seaworld.

Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
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, General Manager at Comfort Inn & Suites Zoo / SeaWorld Area, responded to this review, 12 July 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at our hotel. I will pass on your praise to all of the staff. We strive to deliver Legendary guest service to all of our guests. I am sorry if the standard room was a little too small, on your next trip I would recommend one our suites which sleep up to six people comfortably. Juan Alarid General Manager
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Pleasant Grove, Utah
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2012

After accidentally booking into the Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel Circle South (ugh! stay away!), I found this gem less than a half mile away. The lobby is clean and modern, the staff ... so nice! Shout-outs to Bobby and Dwayne especially; talk about going the extra mile - wow. Quiet business area, screaming fast Internet access (the other hotel was worse than the worst dial up), hot breakfast upstairs, quick snacks downstairs, pool, hot tub, and gigantic, comfortable rooms with large clean bathrooms, comfy beds, modern decor, walls thick enough I felt completely alone, and a fridge that worked. I was there for business -- not a bad commute to downtown -- but most of the guests were on vacation and taking advantage of the shuttle to the zoo and Sea World. Recommend it? I wanted to move in! And the cost was half what I would have paid downtown. Remember to ask about the AAA rates.

Room Tip: If you need fast Internet, ask for the 3rd floor - that's where their router is. Rooms near the...
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled on business
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, General Manager at Comfort Inn & Suites Zoo / SeaWorld Area, responded to this review, 12 July 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at our hotel. We strive to deliver a Legendary experience to all of our guests, I am glad we were able to do that for you. I will pass on your great comments to all of the staff. We hope to see you again soon at The Comfort Inn and Suites Zoo SeaWorld Area. Juan Alarid General Manager
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Property: Comfort Inn & Suites Zoo / SeaWorld Area
Address: 2485 Hotel Circle Pl, San Diego, CA 92108-2813
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Region: United States > California > San Diego > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#68 Family Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Comfort Inn & Suites Zoo / SeaWorld Area 2.5*
Number of rooms: 200
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Whether it's for a family vacation, a romantic getaway or when you're traveling on business, you can’t beat the friendly service and comfortable accommodations offered at the Comfort Inn & Suites Zoo/SeaWorld. This Choice Hotels’ Gold Hospitality Award winner offers a convenient location, excellent service and extra amenities, all backed by our Signature Guarantee. -Located on San Diego’s famous Hotel Circle, 5 minutes to SeaWorld, Zoo, Downtown and San Diego’s world-famous beaches -Five minutes from the new Riverwalk Golf Course and Mission and Fashion Valley Malls -Free deluxe breakfast buffet includes an assortment of pastries and muffins, toast, fresh fruit, choice of hot and cold cereals with milk, espresso, coffee, tea and a variety of juices. -Winner of Choice Hotels’ Gold Hospitality Award recognizing exceptional service, facilities and hospitality. ... more   less 
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