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Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2011

I stay at this Holiday Inn Express, Escondido once or twice a year. They renovated the rooms since last year and did an excellent job. It really upgraded what was an OK, basic HIE to a really nice one. If they finish the job by replacing hallway carpeting and the room doors, it'll make it totally worthy of the new... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2011

We had a reservation here and when I was checking in, the desk clerk knew my name right away and had our reservation set aside. We were using earned points to stay here. She told me that she had updated our room to a suite. This kind of treatment had never happened to us before our stay here. We had... More 

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

We greatly appreciate your feedback. We are delighted that you are pleased with our renovation and plan to come back to our property. We will share your comments to the staff as reinforcement to continue our great service. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

N. Cal
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2011

This weekend was the 2nd time I've stayed at Holiday Inn Express, Escondido. The staff is very plesent and hospitable. The room is nice, clean, quiet. Free WiFi is excellent! They have a computer in the lobby that they allow you to use for free. Breakfast is good, service is great! Easy, adequate parking. Perfect place for families and business... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2010

Stayed here the weekend of October 1, 2010. This coincided with the grand opening of a In-n-Out Burger next door to the property. Now, I'm a big fan of In-n-Out, but the grand opening crowd made life difficult. Traffic entering the facility was backed up onto the freeway. Two lines of cars were created for the drive thru window. These... More 

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

It was unfortunate that during the time you were here, it was indeed In-N-Out Burger's grand opening. It is the first In-N-Out in the city and that's why the people were so excited and it was packed. The hype is all over and traffic is at its best. The trainers for In-N-Out (about 30 of them) were staying with us... More 

Irvine, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2010

So my husband and i stayed here a few weeks ago when we were down for a conference and it was neat and clean and close to where we needed to be. We decided to come to the same place this past weekend so we rebooked this hotel. But this time the experience was horrible. The room initially looked clean,... More 

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2010

My wife, 5 year old daughter and I spent two nights here while we went apple picking and exploring in Julian, CA. The room was clean and quiet and the night manager, Zen, was very pleasant and accommodating and made our stay very enjoyable. We really enjoyed the pool and great breakfast each morning. Great place to stay in Escondido.

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

Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your pleasant experience at our hotel. We are pleased to receive praise and acknowledgement of such a positive nature. Your comments will be shared with our entire staff. We invite you back to see our recently renovated rooms with brand new furniture, new carpet and freshly painted. More 

California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2010

The Holiday Inn Express in Escondido is a nice hotel. The beds are comfortable. The rooms are clean. Nice continental breakfast. Friendly staff. Quiet location. The hotel was undergoing some remodeling while we were there but it didn't bother us at all.

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Thank christyreznor02
vfarmonio, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We are hoping to finish our renovation by the end of October. We're excited to welcome you back once it's done so you can see what we've done! More 

Irvine, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2010

I stayed here on business and was pleasantly surprised with the cleanliness of the room and friendly staff. The free breakfast and WIFI was the reason for choosing this hotel, but the service is why I'll come back.

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

We appreciate your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Los Angeles
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2010

There is no one theme to this review, the actual hotel was in disrepair, the setup and serivce was poor and no matter how nice people intended to be, this place is pretty bad. Issues in order of how they happned: 1) Massive pothole in driveway with cone in it, someone looks to have hit it the night we were... More 

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

Your comments have been addressed and we'd like to invite you back after our renovation is finished by October, 2010. At that time, the newly constructed In & Out Burger next to the hotel should be operating as well. More 

San Diego, California
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194 reviews
173 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2010

I have stayed at this HIE many times before. It is quite basic but is fine. Nice and quite. Front desk pleasant and helpful except one lady who seemed to have mind on personal issues and was distracted. Everyone else very nice. Could use a little touchup but was perfectly adequate. Most HIE's I stay at are a bit of... More 

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

Thank you for your comments. We have addressed the attentiveness of our staff. We are also in the process of renovating our guest rooms including the fitness center and should be done by October, 2010. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

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