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La Mesa, California
Reviewed 4 October 2013

This review is LONG OVERDUE and I apologize. I was here in July 2013. First off, I went through priceline and as most of you know, you don't get to see what hotel you get until you book it. So I ended up getting the Ramada hotel in Chula Vista. Sorry to say, but it was the WORST hotel I've...

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Thank you for "The Best" review of El Primero..We are happy to part of your well deserve rest and eventual successful interview and landing that "job". Have a great adventure in your new home city. Visit with us anytime.

Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 25 September 2013

We greatly enjoyed our recent stay at El Primero - an immaculately kept and quiet hotel, with very caring hosts (Pie and Sol Roque). We particularly enjoyed the breakfasts in the courtyard outside. A very different and delightful experience from staying at a brand name hotel - would definitely stay here any time we are in the area.

2Thank Jonathan W
Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 5 September 2013

My wife and I stayed here recently for 4 days during my 45th high school reunion weekend. Pie and Sol were wonderful and extremely helpful hosts. They went out of their way to make our stay as pleasant as possible. The property was very well maintained for a slightly older property and the breakfast's served on the patio made for...

1Thank CaboLuvr
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 August 2013

What makes this B&B breakfast stand out are immaculate kept rooms, very organized access for guests and personable owners. Our whole group (3 adults + 5 kids under 12) enjoyed the stay from check-in to check out. We usually started off with the lavish breakfast (self-serve) on the patio, and continuing the day with easy driving access to just about...

2Thank GeoG626
Reviewed 16 July 2013

I traveled to California to visit my friend who is stationed in Coronado Island. After looking at multiple hotels and their reviews i came across this one. It was fairly close to San Diego and Coronado which is where most of my time was going to be spent. But this hotel is in downtown Chula Vista and is close to...

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Recently, my husband and I went to San Diego for a reunion with old friends from 30 years ago whom we worked with in Mexico. A friend of ours found El Primero on Trip Advisor and we all agreed to stay there. We came with no expectations and just fell in love with the hotel. The couple who run the...

1Thank mumsicle294
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 10 July 2013

My husband and I just returned from the San Diego area and experienced a wonderful stay at the El Primero. The breakfast on the patio started our days in a relaxed manner with good food and people enjoying their experience. The hosts are just amazing, making you feel like a guest in their home rather than a hotel stay. Everything...

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Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 8 July 2013

I shared a recent summer trip with a couple of family members, and they are IN LOVE with El Primero!!! Every morning, they raved about the continental breakfast (particularly the banana bread and frittatas); every afternoon, they marvelled about how quiet, quaint, and peaceful their room was and how well they slept; every evening, there was discussion about how nice...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2013

El Primero B&B is the most wonderful place to stay. The service and welcome is incredible. I am having the privledge of staying here as a regular guest as I travel back and on business. I continue to receive first class treatment. Pie and Sol are incredible hosts. The attention to detail makes you feel special and welcome. It is...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 June 2013

I was reminded that I owe this boutique hotel a long pastdue review every time I saw the beautiful Geraniums in my garden, in red, pink and white single petal. They were cut by the owner from the hotel garden and traveled and planted in my yard more than a year ago, when I had chance to stay in this...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $116 - $161 (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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“all rooms are good, I liked being on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles dktownsend2, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the front room facing the street as it is noisy and the room next to the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles TheSauciestwench1, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is a first and second floor. No elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles 112faithg, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“No elevator to upper level. Carpeted stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles CarolS52, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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