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El Primero Boutique Bed & Breakfast Hotel

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

What a gem of a hotel/b&b at the heart of Chula Vista. I was amazingly surprised at this quaint, clean, lovely boutique hotel. A must stay if you are a budget traveller like me. We were lucky to be put in the "Del Coronado" room which was huge and it had its own bathroom. The furniture in the rooms were...

1Thank RGH8800
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

Had to be in Chula Vista for a work conference. My work reserved this room for me and at first I was hesitant since I had never stayed at a bed and breakfast but after this I may have to stay at BnBs more. First of all the personal service is great. My fiancé and I arrived after flying I...

2Thank Maparapa22
Reviewed 17 June 2014

I stayed at the El Primero while visiting my son in Chula Vista, who was cordially invited by the owners to come over for breakfast. The breakfast is fantastic, with beautifully laid out tropical fruits, quiches, and great coffee. Everything is family-run with a personal touch. Clean rooms, retro 1930's architecture, which I like, nicely refurbished.I will be back.

1Thank J. M
Beaufort, South Carolina
Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

Don't let the star rating from the industry fool you. This little b&b is the perfect get-away for those on vacation or needing a stay-cation. Pie and Sol are welcoming landlords and I highly recommend calling the hotel personally to make the reservation. They asked about me and what I needed and even remembered the details when we had breakfast....

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Bluffton, South Carolina
Reviewed 25 March 2014

What I loved most about this hotel was the customer service. The woman who answered the phone actually remembered my fiancee's name when we called to make a reservation. We were both touched!! Pie put on an excellent breakfast buffet - fresh fruits (including papaya and pineapple), hard boiled eggs, english muffins, bacon, etc. It was great! The breakfast courtyard...

1Thank Student_DOcs_onthego
Fairport, New York, Usa
Reviewed 20 March 2014

My husband and I recently spent several days in Chula Vista and we were so comfortable at this beautiful little hotel. It is the nicest place we have stayed in a very long time. The "innkeeper" and his wife are warm and friendly, always available with suggestions for what to do, where to go, or just for a bit of...

Thank Carolyn C
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 March 2014

El Primero was everything we needed for a great experience in a great city! I was so comfortable here I slept like a rock every night. The beds are comfortable, pillows firm, widows can open for fresh air (but there is also great air-conditioning) – and the best part is how quiet the rooms are! The hotel is small so...

Thank JAXtravel
Oceanside, California
Reviewed 15 March 2014

First thing you notice in this little hidden gem is the owners have put a lot of love into this hotel. From the architecture that has been lovingly restored, to the yummy breakfast, they did everything possible to make us feel right at home! It's an older building which has a lot of character. The rooms are comfortable and clean....

Thank Brandi V
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 14 February 2014

I booked this hotel for my wife on 2/13/14 for a stay from 7/19/14 to 7/26/14. She is traveling with her girlfriend. Priceline said that they can promise a room for two people, but what if they don't want to sleep together in a queen bed? I thought that since the stay is so far off, that it would be...

4Thank Howard H
Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

Large clean and comfortable room. Very kind and pleasant owner/operators. They renovated a historic So. Cal. Hotel and in doing so, brought back a great piece of nostalgia. A very tasty breakfast is included, of course. We will return if we ever get back.

Thank Fake_Names

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Belonging to the heart of downtown Chula Vista, this historic landmark was brought back to its 1930's glory in 2005. Each of El Primero Hotel's 20 guest rooms provides a cozy king or queen bed for travelers to relax in, after a a day of work or play around beautiful San Diego. Located minutes from the Sleep Train Wireless Amphitheatre, Olympic Training Center, Gaslamp Quarter & other city destinations, this inn gives visitors modern touches with down home comforts! ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Primero Boutique Bed & Breakfast Hotel

Address: 416 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910-4603
Region: United States > California > Chula Vista
Price Range: ₹ 6,464 - ₹ 11,571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Primero Boutique Bed & Breakfast Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“I would choose room on garden patio side but either side is okay”
christyb32, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms are larger than others. Ours was small, but comfortable. Call and ask the staff, who are truthful and helpful.”
TexasTea2, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are good, I liked being on the first floor.”
dktownsend2, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the front room facing the street as it is noisy and the room next to the kitchen.”
georgeg110, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is no elevator, so there is no noise from that. If you have mobility issues, there is a ramp to the front door.”
TheSauciestwench1, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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