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Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido

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1250 West Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029
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Tucson, Arizona
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81 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is tucked behing some restaurants, and can be easily missed if you don't know it is there. Look for the In N Out Burger, and you're close. The hotel is old and drafty on cold winter nights. The elevator is small and slow. The breakfast was up to usual Holiday Inn Express standards (plentiful and lots of good... More 

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

Dear Ambul: Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience at our hotel. We apologize for the inconvenience this matter may have caused you. We will share your comments with the staff and use it as part of our training tool to prevent future recurrence. For your information, we are not allowed to place... More 

Missoula, Montana
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Hotel staff was great!! Breakfast included eggs/bacon/cereals/pancakes/fruit/sweet rolls, etc. very good - as was the coffee. The breakfast room could be bigger. The hotel seems a little dated but it was clean and quiet. There is an In & Out Burger next door and also a convenience store close by. I will stay here again next year when I visit... More 

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

Dear Super W: We are delighted to hear about your recent stay with us. We are happy to know that our staff was great and that our breakfast selection was good. We do have a great location right off I-15 and close to shops, restaurants and businesses. Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn hotels for your lodging needs. We... More 

Colorado
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I stayed at this hotel in April 2015 while we were visiting a friend in the area. Let me first start by saying that there is an In and Out restaurant literally in the parking lot! Now, this isn't much for locals, but since I don't have one in Colorado it's always a treat! Now, for the hotel, it's perfectly... More 

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

Dear Coloradolawdobe: What a great comment about our hotel. We are thrilled to hear that you will stay with us again whenever you're in town. Indeed our hotel has a great location close to tons of restaurants, shops and businesses. Needless to say, we are just right off Interstate I-15. We appreciate your business and we look forward to your... More 

Los Angeles
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61 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Older hotel but still is in my opinion a recommended place to stay. It has all the conveniences a business traveler would expect in the room plus they serve a great breakfast. (Marriott would charge $12). If the price is right llok no further.

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

Dear Ganon: We are delighted to hear about your recent stay with us. We are even more excited to hear that you are recommending our hotel and we are thankful. We appreciate your business and we hope to see you back again in the near future. Sincerely, Vikki Armonio General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Escondido More 

San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

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

Dear DavidC: Thank you for your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you found our rooms to be nice and clean including our good hot buffet breakfast. Although we are sorry to hear that you had an issue with the refrigerator. We are disappointed that it was not addressed while you were here. Please rest assured that we... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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76 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

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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Thank pestpilot
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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178 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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Thank hortonms
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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88 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 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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Thank Swingbass
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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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 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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Thank CJW3595
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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247 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Priscilla G
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 

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