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Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

About a 10 minute drive from the airport (but you cannot hear the planes) and a 15 minute drive to downtown San Diego. If you can find on street parking it is free. Otherwise the hotel has a underground garage (be-careful of your vehicle height) for $20 per night. You can walk out the 'back' door of the hotel and...

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Deming, Washington, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed one night before an early flight. Our room was very nice and clean, plus clean smelling - no cover up of smoke. Free parking and an airport shuttle. Staff, including shuttle drivers were welcoming and friendly. A nice courtyard for a sunny day. Unfortunately we arrived at dusk.

Thank Sue V
Reviewed 1 week ago

i went here for a bday getaway it was great! even though it is a few blocks from the main strip but its beautiful and i gotta say their breakfast was really good! its only less than 10 min walking distance so worth it!

Thank Nancy E
Kelly M, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town, responded to this review

Nancy E - Happy belated Birthday! Thank you for choosing to celebrate the big day at our beautiful location. We're delighted to see that you enjoyed the complimentary breakfast during your stay, we happen to think it's pretty great too. The location of the hotel can't be beat - just a quick drive to SeaWorld, Little Italy, Downtown and Mission...

Ypsilanti, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is a few blocks to Old Town. We didn't have a car, and used Lyft to get around. Many nearby restaurants. Hotel employees are friendly and helpful. Room was clean, worth the money. Would stay there again.

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Kelly M, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town, responded to this review

Steveb78 - Thank you for recognizing the amazing job that our hotel team does in making all of our guest feel welcome and at home. We certainly are appealing to those that are budget conscience and looking for something that is easier on the pocket book. Having the complimentary breakfast certainly helps with cost savings as well. We can't wait...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really don't know where to start as I have stayed here before and loved it! This time has been a disaster! The courtesy van only runs on a limited schedule to the airport which the front desk does not want to tell you about! The van will be there soon! I waited over 2 hours for it. I was...

Thank knittinggrandma
Kelly M, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town, responded to this review

knittinggrandma - I am so sorry that you did not enjoy this recent stay compared to your last. Our complimentary shuttle does runs from 5am - 12pm, and then picks up again and runs from 3pm - 9pm. The $20 hold you saw was just to cover any incidental charges that you might have during your stay, typically this would...

Camarillo, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Needed a place near public transport and near airport, this worked fine. Pros include a free airport shuttle (reserve at front desk), breakfast buffet, and my corner room had a huge balcony. Cons, the hotel was a little run down, there is no bar or restaurant in the hotel, and my room was a little loud because of street and...

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Hitcher84 - Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel after your recent stay. Glad to see that you enjoyed the complimentary airport shuttle and found it easy to reserve. Our hotel might not be very modern, but it definitely fits right in with the historic quality that you find in Old Town, and you can't beat the...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

San Diego was a pretty booked placed when I needed to book a room, but I was happy to find this place. The hotel is conveniently located, but overall it was just an ok place. The hotel is dated and needs a refresh. It was clean though. The bathroom door didn't shut properly, but as a bonus the lights are...

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Cathrab28 - Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel after your most recent visit. You're right, our hotel conveniently centrally located making it easy to get around San Diego, just a block or two from the freeway and walking distance to the Old Town Trolley stop. Thank you for recognizing our small efforts to save energy as...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Moved to this hotel after a horrible experience at a hotel in hotel circle. We were greeted with open arms and treated wonderful throughout the our stay. Given advice on where to go and the best ways to get there. Will definitely be returning

Thank Jennifer G
Management response:

Jennifer G - Thank you so much for the 5 star review. Sorry that you had such a terrible experience before staying with us, but I am happy to hear that the team was able to make up for the previous missteps and get your stay back on track. We will be ready to welcome you back anytime.

Hagerstown, Maryland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Same standard as other Failrfield Inn hotels except no all day coffee or hot drinks at the lobby. Room size is decent for one or two persons. You don't have to park at their garage. You can park on the street if you can find a spot. I did not have any problems for my four nights stay.

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MarylandHomeBuyer - Happy to see that you enjoyed your four night stay with us. Although we no long provide hot beverages during the day, we are always willing to get more coffee for your guest room. With Keurigs in every room we find that most guests enjoy making a fresh cup of coffee, when is most convenient for them. Thank...

Reviewed 17 January 2017

I was here on a business trip training class held at this hotel for 4 days. I DID NOT STAY in a room here. Since I collected points for a different hotel I stayed within walking distance, but I did spend significant time in this hotel. We held a training class in the meeting room and ate lunch here every...

Thank Richard P

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away in the culture and history of Old Town, this charming Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego Old Town provides the traveler with an escape from reality and the opportunity to experience the true birth place of California. Inspired by a historic Spanish Mission, this San Diego hotel provides refreshing accommodations with Marriott’s renowned service at an excellent value. We provide you with just what you need, and skip what you don't, so travel is easy and productive. Take advantage of our complimentary breakfast in our breakfast room or under our covered patio. Our convenient location provides you easy access to the Convention Center, San Diego Gaslamp, Qualcomm Stadium, Petco Park and over 70 miles of San Diego's most famed beaches. Experience something new in Old Town- Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town

Address: 3900 Old Town Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-2904 (Formerly Mission Inn Old Town)
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: ₹ 10,266 - ₹ 20,934 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town 2.5*
Number of rooms: 123
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Also Known As:
Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town Hotel San Diego
Fairfield Inn And Suites San Diego Old Town
Holiday Inn Old Town
Holiday Inn San Diego
San Diego Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#30 Green Hotel in San Diego
#41 Family Hotel in San Diego
#64 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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“I did not stay in a room here.”
 of 5 bubbles richardpH3911FZ, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you know the nearest elevator to an upper floor room. Hard to access along "bridges" between building.”
 of 5 bubbles SoCal_WorldTraveler7, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a top level floor not facing the street”
 of 5 bubbles TravelerLaMirada, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms a little nosier due to the pool and people opting to eat breakfast outside. Fine if up early and out & about in the day.”
 of 5 bubbles Carey37, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get an upper lever room with a balcony view.”
 of 5 bubbles donaldbP81HE, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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