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Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido

2.5 of 5 1250 West Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029
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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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Woodland Hills, CA
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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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94 reviews 94 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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 

Winnipeg, Manitoba
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78 reviews 78 reviews
18 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Great Service & Freindly Staff, what else do you want. Rooms are confortable, Breakfast was the standard HI Express and close to Food, & Shopping. Stayed last week for two nights and Zen at the front desk did everything she could to try to help us out. Explanation: I booked this hotel though a points program and some how the... More 

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

We are delighted that you found our rooms to be comfortable, great location and pleased with the great service and friendly staff. We will relay your comment about our front desk agent, Zen. I am also sorry to hear about the trouble you had regarding your booking. Please feel free to call us back if we can be of any... More 

Altadena, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express last weekend because we visited Safari Park. The room wasn't bad, although there was a cigarette burn in the curtain in our non-smoking room. The desk staff did help suggest a local restaurant and drew a map to help us locate it. However, the morning breakfast that we hoped to enjoy was aborted... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear Unraveledgal, Thank you for staying with us and providing us with your valuable feedback. We always try our best to ensure we meet our guests needs and expectations and on this occasion we apologize for your disappointment with the room you had and your breakfast experience. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable... More 

Richmond, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Good service from a friendly staff. Janice was great. This is an old hotel but being updated. There was no facial tissue in the room, but that was probably simply a housekeeping oversight. There were not enough accessible plugs for recharging batteries and using a computer, and the lighting was poor. I noticed a smelly hallway from trying to disguise... More 

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

Thank you for your comment about your recent stay with us. We have replaced all of our hallway carpets including the porcelain tiles on the first floor elevator landing and now look amazing. We apologize for not having facial tissue in your room and the shortage of accessible outlets. We do however have surge protectors available at the front desk... More 

Cape Coral
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This older property has had some updates - new carpet & a firm bed, however, no pillowtop beds, the pillows are lumpy & not all rooms have refrigerators. The staff - reception, cleaning & breakfast - were all very pleasant, friendly & professional. Our room faced the highway & there was some road noise during the night, but it wasn't... More 

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

We appreciate your comment. We were in the process of replacing our carpet on the first floor when you were here. It is now finished and it looks beautiful. We apologize that you did not notice the refrigerator in your room but all of our rooms are equipped with refrigerators. They are located in the cabinet below the TV. We... More 

Springdale, Arkansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

The morning buffet was great. The room was very clean and updated. We had a King Suite and it was extremely spacious. In-and-Out Burger is very nearby (practically in the parking lot) and there is shopping right across the street. It is right off of I-15 which makes it nice and convenient. We were there for a family wedding and... 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 have thoroughly enjoyed your brief stay with us because of our easy access to the freeway and convenient location to restaurants and shopping. We hope that you were able to at least taste each of what we offer during our buffet breakfast daily especially our famous cinnamon rolls and pancakes. We appreciate your... More 

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Address: 1250 West Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029
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Location: United States > California > Escondido
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido 2.5*
Number of rooms: 84
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