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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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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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150 reviews 150 reviews
41 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Stayed a couple of nights. Hard to see from Valley Pkwy. It is located behind the Coco's. Visible from the freeway if you are southbound. The room was small but comfortable and clean. Not much noise from the adjacent freeway. Appreciated the buffet breakfast that included hot items such as eggs, bacon, and cinnamon roles. They also had yogurt and... More 

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

Dear Orion3377: Thank you for conveying your comments regarding your recent experience at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Escondido. We truly appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your delightful experience. We are happy that you were able to take advantage of our complimentary hot buffet breakfast and glad to hear that you found our... More 

Philadephia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

This location is about 30 minutes north of San Diego. Great highway access, lots of suburban retail around it. Hotel is older but has been refreshed and is well maintained. My room is a 2 room suite with BR, LR kitchenette and bathroom and worth the difference. Front desk was friendly and helpful. Parking is free and easy. Has a... More 

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

Dear raidersix2002: Thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your recent experience at our hotel. By the sound of it, you were pleased with what you have seen. We are happy that you had a chance to briefly stay with us and we hope that you will come back and see us again in the near... More 

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