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The Queen Mary
The Queen Mary
3 out of 5
1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA
The price is AU$187 per night

Located in Harbor, this historic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of RMS Queen Mary and Long Beach Cruise Terminal. Aquarium of the Pacific and Pike at Rainbow ...

3.7/5Good! (3,939 reviews)

"It was old and Erie, that was the attraction I think. It was kind of weird because there was no one there, just a few weirdos in the lobby."…"

Reviewed on 30 Apr. 2020

The Queen Mary
Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town
Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town
3 out of 5
4041 Harney St, San Diego, CA
The price is AU$216 per night

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Old Town Trolley Tours and Old Town San Diego State Park. Hotel Circle and Mission Bay are also ...

4.2/5Very Good! (1,486 reviews)

"Location was awesome and rooms were clean. Hotel rooms need updating."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jul. 2020

Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town
Hotel Whitcomb
Hotel Whitcomb
3.5 out of 5
1231 Market St, San Francisco, CA
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Located in Downtown San Francisco, this historic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Orpheum Theater, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, and Asian Art Museum of San ...

3.3/5 (11,263 reviews)
Great hotel good location!

"Lovely hotel, good location just off tram lines. Fair sized rooms and good value for money. Great breakfast counter in the lobby"…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar. 2020

Hotel Whitcomb
The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa
The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
3649 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA
The price is AU$193 per night

Located in Downtown Riverside, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Riverside Metropolitan Museum and Riverside Convention Center. California Museum of ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,308 reviews)

"Our stay was during the Covid-19. The Hotel staff were obeying all the CDC's regulations. Our room was clean and very comfortable. We plan on going back for another weekend stay."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul. 2020

The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa
Historic Santa Maria Inn
Historic Santa Maria Inn
3.5 out of 5
801 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA
The price is AU$159 per night

Located in the heart of Santa Maria, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Santa Maria Valley Historical Society and Santa Maria Valley Discovery ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,192 reviews)

"wonderful experience...………………………………………………………………………..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2020

Historic Santa Maria Inn
Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles
Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles
4 out of 5
506 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA
The price is AU$199 per night

Located in Downtown Los Angeles, this historic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Pershing Square, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and The Broad. Fashion District ...

4/5Very Good! (3,062 reviews)

"Definitely a place to consider beautiful building"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul. 2020

Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles
The Horton Grand Hotel
The Horton Grand Hotel
3.5 out of 5
311 Island Ave, San Diego, CA
The price is AU$246 per night

Located in Gaslamp Quarter, this historic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of New Children's Museum, Petco Park, and San Diego Convention Center. Seaport Village ...

4.3/5Excellent! (2,179 reviews)

"It was nice just wish the walls were thicker u can hear everything"…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

The Horton Grand Hotel
Vagabond Inn Executive Old Town
Vagabond Inn Executive Old Town
2.5 out of 5
909 3rd St, Sacramento, CA
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Located in Downtown Sacramento, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Golden1Center and Tower Bridge. California State Capitol and Sacramento Convention Center ...

3.8/5Good! (2,812 reviews)

"Great location - just across Old Town Sacramento. We came around 4 and they just were finishing cleaning, which was no done very thorough (there was somebody's ice cream left in the fridge and one of the shampoo bottles was in some brown stuff, I would not specify here my wife's guess of how it was ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 May 2020

Vagabond Inn Executive Old Town
Historic Cary House Hotel
Historic Cary House Hotel
3 out of 5
300 Main Street, Placerville, CA
The price is AU$172 per night

Located in the heart of Placerville, this hotel is steps away from Historic Main Street Placerville, Placerville City Hall and Bell Tower. Fountain and Tallman ...

4.1/5Very Good! (986 reviews)

"Very history rich lobby yet the rooms were modern enough to be comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jun. 2020

Historic Cary House Hotel
Delta King Hotel
Delta King Hotel
3 out of 5
1000 Front St, Sacramento, CA
The price is AU$197 per night

Located in Old Sacramento, this hotel is steps away from Sacramento History Museum and California State Railroad Museum. California State Military Museum and ...

4.2/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"Very unique hotel, great service, great food and great atmosphere. My girlfriend and I really enjoyed staying here for our weekend getaway!"…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul. 2020

Delta King Hotel
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