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Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1250 West Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029
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Ranked #6 of 17 Hotels in Escondido
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Cincinnati
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

The service and staff are wonderful! This hotel is a great value. Rooms are clean and comfortable. The location is convenient to LA, San Diego and many Oceanside side town. Whenever we come to Escondido we choose to stay here.

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

Dear Beachbumtraveller: Thank you for taking the time to let us know that our staff and service are wonderful, rooms are clean and comfortable and our location is convenient. We value your business and we are so happy that you choose to stay with us whenever in the Escondido area. We appreciate your business and look forward to serve your... More

Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The staff were all very nice. Our room was super tiny for 4 of us. Hard time with large suitcase and 2 adults 1 teenager and an 8 year old. Pool was nice and clean. Inn and out burger as well as a del taco were within walking distance. I thought this hotel was grossly overpriced. We paid over $400... More

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

Dear grissomgang5: Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that our staff was nice although we apologize that you found our room to be small. I would appreciate you contacting me on your next visit so that I can possibly reserve a suite for your family which is much larger than... More

Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We returned to this property for a second time as we were participating in the CA State Games. Having stayed here just the month prior, I thought I made a good choice to stay here again noting the proximity to the track. When we first arrived, Zen was working the desk alone. Three other guests arrived at the same time... More

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

Dear Sightseer1127: Thank you for taking the time to advise us of your dissatisfaction during your recent stay with us. We apologize for the inconvenience you experienced. We will not make any excuses but instead we will strive harder to make sure that these issues will not happen again. We will meet with the staff and develop an action plan... More

Camarillo, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The staff at this holiday inn express were excellent. Very friendly and helpful. The hotel itself is probably in need of some updating. The rooms seemed a little small for a family of four. The location is close to almost anything you need including several choices of restaurants. Pool is nice and inviting. Free breakfast was nice with good variety.... More

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

Dear Rick M: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our staff to be very friendly and helpful. Indeed our location has easy freeway access and conveniently located to almost everything. We now have "healthy options" available during our breakfast hours so we hope that you were able to take advantage of that... More

Fortaleza, CE
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348 reviews 348 reviews
182 hotel reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Far from a new hotel but comfortable. I didn't realize that the noise I heard much of the night was from the mini-refrigerator and that the noise could be stopped by closing it with some force. The hotel's one elevator is so small that a luggage cart can be accommodate only with a fair amount of effort (when I left,... More

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

Dear sutter: Thank you for your comment about your brief stay with us. We are glad that we were able to accommodate your request. Our windows are double paned and therefore you can barely here the noise coming from the freeway. We will also be adding some "healthy options" to our breakfast menu as of the end of the month... More

Woodland Hills, CA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Well we were back in Escondido (this time for the playoff's) and we elected not to go back to Rancho Bernardo (see my previous review) and instead stayed at Holiday Inn Express. While it may not have the lush grounds that the other property has, the rooms were great (very comfy). Wifi was free as was the breakfast (that the... More

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

Dear Mikepoly: We thank you for taking the time to send in your review of our property. We are delighted that your group enjoyed our comfortable rooms, hot buffet breakfast. and our courteous and friendly staff. Indeed a lot of our guests enjoy the convenience of having In' N Out Burger next door. Needless to say, our location is close... More

Preston, Missouri
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Location was close to the main road and there were a couple of places to eat within walking distance. Check in was fine and all interactions we had with staff were friendly. The room was clean and we had no issues during our night there.

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

Dear jnchart: Thank you for your comment about our clean room and friendly staff. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know that you were pleased with your stay. We hope that you were able to try our hot buffet breakfast. We do have a great location and close to almost anything you can think of. Thank for... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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73 reviews 73 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We stayed here to visit the Safari Park nearby. It was convenient to everything we needed. Lots of restaurants nearby. The staff was very pleasant and cheerful. Everything was clean. You might say the rooms need a little updating, but for the price it was great. Breakfast was more than I expected for a continental breakfast. There were cold bottles... More

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

Dear LAHLH: We are delighted to hear that you found our staff to be pleasant, cheerful and helpful. We are the closest Holiday Inn Hotel Express to the San Diego Safari Park and located in close proximity to shops, restaurants, grocery stores and etc. We are also glad that you were able to take advantage of our hot buffet breakfast... More

Epsom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We stayed here to visit the Safari Park,everything was very satisfactory, staff were friendly.Hotel was close to some excellent reestaurants and convienent for the motorway. We must recommend the restaurant Cocos which was within walking distance, the service and value was excellent.

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

We are delighted to know that your stay with us was very satisfactory. It is also nice to hear that our staff were friendly and service and value was excellent. Indeed we have a great location with easy freeway access and close to shoping and restaurants. We hope that you will come and visit us again. We thank you for... More

Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

My sister stayed overnight on a Friday last month. Had to attend a Saturday class in Escondido the next morning and didn't want to make the early drive in from LA. Made a last minute reservation on Thursday night and was quite pleased with my choice of hotel! First, we were able to check-in and get our room at 1130am.... More

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

We are delighted to hear that you were pleased with choosing our hotel during your last minute decision of staying in the area. We are glad that you liked the clean and spacious room as well as our great location which is easily accessible to almost everything. It's a good thing that you were able to also take advantage of... More

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Address: 1250 West Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029
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Location: United States > California > Escondido
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido 2.5*
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