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Jan 6th, 2013, 03:21 AM
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Clean Safe room with Airport Shuttle in SanDiego

We land in SanDiego Sat night at 9:20 PM and leave the next morning at 6:10 AM so will only be at a hotel from approx 10:30 PM to 4:45 AM so all we need is a clean safe sleep and a ride from and to the airport. Any suggestions would be appreciated. I know there are many Hotels at all different prices but don't want to pay too much for a very short night. We will not even have the free breakfast since most will not be ready at 4:30 AM.
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Jan 6th, 2013, 04:39 AM
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Am not really familiar with which hotels have shuttles to/from the airport - but since you are arriving late and leaving very early - I would stay as close to the airport as possible - perhaps one of the Sheratons on adjacent Harbor Island.

Here is the closer/bigger one - that you could walk from if necessary - and there is another a block or so down from it.

http://www.sheratonsandiegohotel.com/
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Jan 6th, 2013, 05:34 AM
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How much is too much?
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Jan 6th, 2013, 11:28 AM
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yes - what is your actual budget?
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Jan 6th, 2013, 11:36 AM
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The only airport hotel I've stayed at was the HI Express its nearby and has free shuttle and probably has decent rates.
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Jan 6th, 2013, 11:49 AM
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We have stayed at HI Express also and it iss good but right now they are asking $149.00which is high end price for that hotel so I will just keep an eye on it and maybe it will come down as we get closer.Thanks Janisj

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Jan 6th, 2013, 11:55 AM
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P.S. I should have mentioned because of such a short night we are looking for something around $100.00
May try bidding on priceline on friday or even Sat while onroute. We stop in philadelphia for a couple hours so could do it then.
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Jan 6th, 2013, 12:45 PM
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Be careful with priceline re: free airport shuttles. May get something that doesn't have one. Better to use hotwire and be sure you get one . BUT - there is also the possibility that the shuttle may not run that late at night or early in the morning, so be prepared if you book an anonymous motel via PL or HW that you may have to pay for a taxi each way. Even if you book direct, make sure you ask about the hours for the shuttle. I learned the hard way....
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Jan 6th, 2013, 01:27 PM
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I have an excellent suggestion. Check out: http://www.besthotelsunder100.com/sa...s-under-100-2/

Scroll down and you'll see the Porto Vista in San Diego offers a free airport shuttle.

I know this hotel. It's in an excellent location and you should get it for around $100.
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Jan 6th, 2013, 02:04 PM
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Believe rooms at the Sheraton were $149? - but you might be able to get one for less. To me - peace of mind knowing you will be close enough to walk if you had to is worth paying a bit more.
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Jan 6th, 2013, 05:55 PM
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DebitNM makes an important point about checking the hours of the hotel's airport shuttle. Many have limited hours. For example, the Courtyard Old Town shuttle's hours are 5am to 12pm, then 3pm to 9pm. You pretty much need to find one that has 24 hour shuttle service available, or as Tomsd stated, is within walking distance. After you've narrowed it down, then you can select the least expensive one from that short list.
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Jan 6th, 2013, 06:16 PM
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The Hampton Inn Downtown (Gas Lamp District) was clean and safe and offered a free shuttle to the airport. You might want to call ahead about the times of the shuttle, as someone mentioned. They usually have very reasonable rates too.
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Jan 6th, 2013, 07:00 PM
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I recently stayed at the Marriott Courtyard Liberty Station. They do have an airport shuttle and the rate I paid was $119. It was great for a quick overnight trip.
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Jan 6th, 2013, 07:42 PM
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So how many of your shuttles left at 4:30 AM?
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Jan 10th, 2013, 02:37 AM
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Thanks everyone. Booked HI Express SanDiego Ave for $92.00 and shuttle is 24 hr.
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Jan 10th, 2013, 04:34 AM
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Solid choice - as if for some reason their shuttle isn't available - you can call a cab and get to the airport in 10 minutes.

Also - if you want to stretch your legs - or are hungry - the Old Town Mexican Cafe is open until 11 PM - and there are also a couple watering holes where you might be able to find a snack/nightcap. http://oldtownmexcafe.com/
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Jan 11th, 2013, 09:07 AM
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Thanks Tomsd
I was just going to ask because we should be at HI Express by 10 PM at latest so will look for a snack.
I appreciate the help and looking forward to 24 hr layover in SanDiego on our way back Feb 1st.
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Jan 14th, 2013, 02:03 PM
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You're welcome - and let us know how it went, ok?

Bon Vacance.
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Jan 21st, 2013, 07:06 PM
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HI Express was good and we just booked it. For our return to SanDiego on way home. We will be there from 7PM to 9PM the following day and their shuttle will take us where we need to go such as to meet The Old Town Trolly etc and they will store our luggage until we need it 24hours later. Kauai is wonderfully,wish I could live here.
Thanks everyone and I will keep in touch.
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