El Primero Hotel

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Overview of El Primero Hotel

El Primero Hotel

2.5 star property
No-frills B&B in Chula Vista

9.2/10 Superb

781 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • 24/7 front desk
416 Third Avenue, Chula Vista, CA, 91910
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Computer station
  • Multilingual staff
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • San Diego Bay - 37 min walk
  • Chula Vista Center - 2 min drive
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center - 7 min drive
  • Bonita Golf Club - 9 min drive
  • North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre - 16 min drive
  • Aquatica - 12 min drive
  • Petco Park - 17 min drive
  • Las Americas Premium Outlets - 11 min drive
  • San Diego City College - 10 min drive
  • New Children's Museum - 11 min drive
  • Copley Symphony Hall - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) - 22 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) - 23 min drive
  • Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.) - 28 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field) - 29 min drive
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 21 min drive
  • San Diego-Old Town Transit Center - 21 min drive
  • H St Trolley Station - 26 min walk

About this property

El Primero Hotel

At El Primero Hotel, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Waterfront Park. Free perks include WiFi and self-parking. Also, this bed & breakfast is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from San Diego Bay.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 21 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • An adult aged 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking
  • The front desk is open daily from midnight - midnight

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Working away

  • Computer station


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff


  • Braille/raised signage
  • In-room accessibility

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


This property does not have lifts.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards.

This property requires a valid credit card and valid ID at the time of booking.
Property registration number 46711

Also known as

El Primero Boutique B&B Hotel Chula Vista
El Primero Boutique B&B Hotel
El Primero Boutique Chula Vista
El Primero Boutique
El Primero Boutique Hotel
El Primero Hotel Chula Vista
El Primero Hotel Bed & breakfast
El Primero Hotel Bed & breakfast Chula Vista

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Ann, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Love it!
This hotel is the cutest owners are awesome and area is super cute. I will be stay there again for sure.
Jacqueline, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Stay at the El Primero
A wonderful, family run hotel. The folks who run the hotels are extremely helpful and welcoming and the rooms cozy. I am already planning my next stay.
Richard, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing historical stay, and great staff!
Gavin, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Stay was okay
The hotel itself was nice. I tried finding the most affordable place to stay. The room was very squeaky although the lady at the front did say it was the oldest hotel in the city. The room also had a smell to it. They did have coffee in the morning but I wouldn’t stay here again.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Special stay
My stay at the El Primero was amazing. The owners were personable, very knowledgeable about the area, and have a great story about the renovation of this beautiful building. I met people from all over who were as happy as I was with this special place.
Kristin, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel!
A great stay at this family owned business! It was nice and clean! The owners were very nice! Free breakfast as well.
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Joel, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Hotel with character
The owner was very kind and accommodating. However, the room had a strong odor of an artificial scent. I have asthma and had to run my air purifier the entire stay. My clothes ended smelling like the fake smell. I’m not the only person with these kinds of sensitivities. I highly recommend using fragrance free everything from cleaning to washing solutions. It was quiet at night. The hotel is well built and makes you feel like you’re in another time period. Furniture was worn a little but I guess that’s hard to avoid. Bed was comfy.
1-night trip
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