We’ve all heard horror stories about staying in cheap hotels; bed bugs, nasty employees, terrible neighborhoods, and dirty towels… or even worse! It’s enough to make even a savvy saver think twice before skimping on the cost of accommodation per night. However, at times like these, when some are thinking twice about taking a vacation, families want to be a little more careful where their hard-earned money goes. Why spend hundreds or even thousands on where you sleep at night when you can find perfectly nice accommodations at reasonable prices, freeing up your money for fun during the day, which is where money really shines when it comes to offering opportunities that create lifetime memories to all! With your comfort, safety, and wallet in mind, here are some hotel settings that are sure to be exactly what they’re meant to be: comfortable places to rest that don’t compromise your health, safety…or your 401K.
With rooms starting at $111, the Best Western® Pasadena Inn is located on Colorado Boulevard, which is part of the eye-catching New Year’s Day Rose Parade route, giving guests front row seats to an event spectacular. This family-friendly hotel is within walking distance of the Huntington Library, which offers world-class exhibits, botanical gardens and art collections. Rooms have all the comforts of a casual home environment with free HBO and a free daily newspaper. Breakfast includes waffles and pastries, and there’s an outdoor pool and hot tub available for the whole family. Daytime entertainment is just a hop, skip and a jump away, providing easy access to great shopping and dining in Old Town Pasadena, Downtown Los Angeles, attractions in Hollywood, Universal Studios, Disneyland and the beach.
For rooms starting at $89 a night with an ideal location near the Pacific Ocean, The Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel provides easy access to incredible waterfront attractions, including the Port of Long Beach and the historic Queen Mary ocean liner. Guests receive many amenities, including breakfast, free wireless high-speed Internet access, and free local calls. The hotel also features Mediterranean-style architecture and beautiful gardens with a private patio, ample sunbathing area, a large outdoor pool, and a bubbling Jacuzzi. All rooms are equipped with coffee makers, microwaves, refrigerators, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards. Some rooms even have DVD players and balconies.
Just two blocks from the Santa Monica beach, Sea Shore Motel offers rooms for under $110 a night and is conveniently located on historic Main Street, along with some of the city’s best restaurants, shabby-chic cafes, lots of shopping opportunities, art galleries and exciting local museums!
Heritage Inn/Sea World San Diego Hotel is an ideal place to stay and enjoy one of the best vacation spots in the country. With the convenience of being one of the closest hotels to Sea World and offering some of the most affordable rates and best vacation deals in San Diego, California, you can find a better deal than this adorable hotel. For an introductory rate of $43.99 per night, you’ll enjoy that you’re also within walking distance of many restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. After a day of sightseeing, beachcombing, or shopping, come back and relax in the Jacuzzi while the kids have fun in the family-friendly atmosphere of the pool. As one of the closest hotels to Sea World, nightly views of the fireworks from the hotel’s poolside are yours…free of charge.