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Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice and clean room. The breakfast is good. The outdoor pool has good size. Service can be better. I reported that the refrigerator is not cold enough but nothing is done the next day even though I reminded the front desk.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spend a lot of time in HIE properties. I know what separates a property that I want to stay at again, and one that I don't. Sorry, but this hotel earned its way onto my "not again" list. I my opinion, it was not clean to my expectation. It was noisy...even late into the night. The breakfast was in... More 

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vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear pestpilot: We appreciate you taking the time to advise us of your dissatisfaction which is the first step towards improvement of our services. We are committed to providing our guests with the highest quality services and facilities. We sincerely regret we fell short of our goal in this instance. We have noted your comments and rest assured that we... More 

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san diego
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161 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The staff was very welcoming and the room was very clean. This was a convenient location. It was much better than I anticipated. The rooms were quiet and provided all the necessary amenities. I would return

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vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear hortonms: We are very excited to hear that our staff was welcoming and the room was quiet and very clean. Indeed our location is easily accessible via Interstate 15 and close to many shops, businesses and tons of restaurants. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed our amenities and will return. We appreciate your business and anticipate... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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57 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I stayed here for local business needs. The staff was nice and the room was clean and comfortable but that's where it ends. The floor tiles on the common areas were filthy for the 2 days I was there. The hand print smudges on the doors from countless hands pushing them open were gross. Two of six elevator lights were... More 

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vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear swingbass: First of all, I would like to apologize for the inconvenience you experienced during your recent stay at our hotel. We appreciate you taking the time to advise us of your dissatisfaction, which is the first step towards improvement of our services. The issues you have mentioned were brought up to the management and rest assured that we... More 

Carson City, Nevada
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Nothing extraordinary about this hotel. It was clean and comfortable. The staff was very courteous. Access in and out of this hotel is a little tricky, but it is close to a variety of restaurants. Compared to other locations I have stayed in I felt the price for this hotel was a little high. Was advised by locals this hotel... More 

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vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear CJW3595: It was great to hear that our staff was very courteous and the hotel was clean and comfortable. Indeed our location is close to tons of businesses, shops and restaurants. I apologize that you felt our rate is a little high. For your information, our high season is during summer months and holiday weekends. Thank you for your... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Comfortable bed and adequate shower, and even a pool. Breakfast included, but not that great. We had a room right next to the elevator but I didn't hear a thing! Tricky to find. between Cocos and next to In and Out, in 'drive or alley 'they call a street! Very friendly staff.

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vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear Priscila G: Thank you for taking the time to share with us your recent experience at our hotel. We are delighted to know that you found our beds comfortable and our staff to be very friendly. I am sorry to hear that you were not pleased with our breakfast. We have tons of guests bragging about our hot buffet... More 

Orange, California
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310 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We picked this place because it was a short 15 minute drive to the safari park. It's right off the freeway and there are lots of restaurants close by. The price was reasonable and the room was spacious and clean.

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vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear Samndjsdad: First of all, we want to thank you for picking our hotel during your recent visit to the San Diego Zoo Zafari Park. We are indeed the closest Holiday Inn Express to the park and has easy freeway access with plenty of shops and restaurants nearby. We are glad to hear that the room was spacious and clean... More 

Sierra Vista, Arizona
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96 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We stayed here while visiting the safari park. It is in a good location with plenty of restaurants around. The express is what you expect. Nice staff, good continental breakfast and nice clean rooms. The pool is located out by the parking lot and offers zero privacy.

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vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear Huachucakid: Thank you for your review of our property. It is great to hear that we have a nice staff and clean rooms. Our hotel is indeed easily accessible to I-15 Freeway and close to many shops, restaurants and businesses. We are glad that you were able to take advantage of our hot buffet breakfast. I apologize that you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My family and I stayed at this hotel for 5 nights. We honestly didn't spend much time in our rooms, due to going out and about. But Breakfast was good, this hotel always had coffee in the front lobby, with Flavored creamer! Which I loved. It was always clean and picked up. It was nice to see a security officer... More 

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vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear Laura R: Thank you for sharing with us your recent experience at our hotel. We are delighted to hear that the full hot buffet breakfast was good and the room was always cleaned and tidy with fresh towels. Our coffee station at the lobby area is indeed kept fresh 24 hours a day....we're glad you enjoyed that as well.... More 

Huntington Beach, California
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We stayed for a few days and from the moment we walked through the front door the staff went above and beyond to be friendly and helpful. Our room had two beds and was small, but was very well laid out and comfortable with a wardrobe, a mini fridge and a desk/dresser. The breakfast bar is a huge plus, although... More 

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vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear Minerva451: We are so happy to receive such a wonderful review...thank you. We hope that you will come back and see us again and maybe even recommend us to your friends and relatives. We appreciate you choosing the Holiday Inn hotels for your lodging needs and we are looking forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Vikki Armonio General Manager... More 

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