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Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Rockledge, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nicely kept hotel - inside as well outside. I would call it a good breakfast, due to choices you have. Breakfast room gets crowded on the weekend. Saturday evening a couple of teens used the 2nd floor aisle to play (threw a wheel and ran around). Asking them to stop it was simply ignored. Threatened to get hotel management involved... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got a suite for $110/night, which was cheeper than the standard 2-queen rate. Check for these rates if you are coming with families. The hotel is about 15 minutes away from the wild animal park, which is about as close as you can get. The rooms were clean, and there were great places to eat a short walk away.... More 

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

Dear Mryellow 21: We are delighted to hear about your recent stay with us. We do have a great location easily accessible from Interstate 15 and surrounded with tons of shopping, restaurants and businesses. It is good to know that you were able to get one of our suites which is definitely larger than the regular room equipped with microwave,... More 

California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights, We had a king suite. Great little kitchen with sink, microwave and small fridge, separate living room and bedroom. Very clean, lots of room. Bathroom very small. Friday we laid by pool, had dinner at Stone Brewery (a must), we took Uber, brewery was about 2 miles. Saturday a group of friends met us at hotel... More 

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

Dear Tami and Casey J: We are so happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us recently. Our location is indeed easily accessible from I-15 freeway and close to tons of shops and restaurants. We are the closest Holiday Inn property to the famous Stone Brewery. We are glad that you were able to take advantage of the amenities... More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I would first like to thank the manager for putting my request in for an early check in. The request was honored and it made me really happy to know that I didn't have to leave my luggage in the car all day. Staff was polite and my room was very clean. The hotel is in a great location by... More 

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

Dear Melisha C: We try to do our best to accommodate early check in request and we are glad that we were able to do it for you. Even then, if the room was not readily available, we could always hold on to your luggage at the front desk and deliver it as soon as the room is ready. We... More 

Jersey, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This hotel was excellent, the best Holiday Inn. Express I have stayed in. The rooms were clean and spacious and the staff were very helpful. There were several restaurants and shops nearby in walking distance of the hotel. The breakfast was good with a varied selection.

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

Dear Maureen L: It is great to hear that this is the best Holiday Inn Express you have ever stayed at. We are so happy that you enjoyed your brief stay with us and enjoyed the many amenities we have to offer. We hope that you will come back and see us again. We appreciate you choosing the Holiday Inn... More 

Ridgeland, Mississippi
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The hotel was booked since I was going to the safari park the next morning. The location was a little less than optimal since its hard to see from the main road (its down a street next to an In-n-Out Burger). The hotel itself is your standard nicer mid-level hotel chain fare. The rooms were clean and the bed was... More 

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

Dear pharmacyguyX: We are delighted that you chose to stay with us. We are indeed the closest Holiday Inn Express to the San Diego Safari Park. We are glad to know that you found our staff to be friendly and your room and bed were clean and comfortable. We appreciate your business and we hope you will stay with us... More 

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158 reviews 158 reviews
43 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I found this hotel in a good location with nice offerings. Heated pool with a fair view and located near shopping centers and restaurants. Yet I found the Internet connection lacking, very slow and hard to establish. Otherwise a good choice.

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

Dear ColbyButler: Thank you for your comment about your recent stay with us. We appreciate you letting us know that you had quite a bit of challenge with the internet connection. Please be rest assured that we will follow up with our vendor to make sure that the system is working properly. In the meantime, we thank you for choosing... More 

West Deptford, New Jersey, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights during our trip to San Diego. We chose this motel due to its proximity to different landmarks we wanted to visit during our trip. The hotel staff was extremely friendly and helpful. When I had difficulty with the laundry soap vending machine, one of the housekeepers even poured me a bit from their laundry room.... More 

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

Dear Hklinc81: We are delighted that you chose our hotel during your 2 nights trip in San Diego. We are happy to know that our staff was extremely friendly and helpful and you enjoyed our hot buffet breakfast as well. We hope that you will stay with us again the next time you visit America's Finest City. Thank you for... More 

Los Angeles
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Stayed here for the weekend and it was a very nice and pleasant stay. The breakfast they have is very good and hits the spot to get the day going. The rooms are small but very clean and quit. There are a ton of shops right across the street that are very nice.

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

Dear Ticomex92: Thank you for your comment about your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed our hot buffet breakfast. We do have a great location which is easily accessible to freeway I-15 and close to tons of restaurants and businesses. We hope that you will choose to stay with us again when you come back in... More 

park city, ut
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I stayed here for a night on business, and the location was ideal for me, though access to the property is a little confusing and requires traversing several parking lots. I'd say pretty average for a Holiday Inn Express; not too new, not too old. A lot of chain restaurants in the area, but you'll have to drive to get... More 

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

Dear sonofragnar: Thank you for your comment about your recent stay with us. We are delighted that our location was ideal for you. Unfortunately we share the same main driveway access to get to In N Out and some of the establishments. We hope that you were able to take advantage of all of the amenities we have to offer.... More 

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