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Holiday Inn San Diego - La Mesa

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8000 Parkway Dr., La Mesa, CA 91942 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Morgan Hill, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel itself was great, but the service, especially from Robert, was outstanding. He went way above and beyond in helping us with directions, putting a microwave in our room, and just being friendly. I will definitely stay here again.

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Ulises A, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn San Diego - La Mesa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your wonderful 5 star review! I will be sure to pass along the great words you had to say about Robert and his exemplary hospitality. We look forward to greeting you on your next San Diego visit! Kindest Regards, Ulises Aquino Front Office Manager Holiday Inn San Diego -Ulises More 

NY
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was booked close to San Diego State University as we were going to my son's graduation. It definitely was a great deal for the price. It was moderately priced, fully updated, clean and a friendly and helpful staff. This hotel was not booked for a view but for convenience of where it was near to. It was near... More 

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Ulises A, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn San Diego - La Mesa, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, First and most importantly thank you for taking the time to provide a great review after your recent Holiday Inn experience here in La Mesa. Congratulations as your son is now a San Diego State University Alumni! In reference to your concerns about the desk chairs, you'd be happy to learn that we will undergo major room... More 

Fl
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
107 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hats off to Ulises Aquino ! One of the best check-Inn experiences for a long time, made me forget about the tired appearance of the Hotel..rooms are ok sure they need refub. but the friendliness and happiness of the staff made up for it

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Greg W, Manager at Holiday Inn San Diego - La Mesa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for your review as well as your wonderful comments about Ulises. I will be sure to pass along your comments to him. I look forward to welcoming you back at the Holiday Inn La Mesa. Hospitably, Greg Williams Hotel Manager More 

Lyndhurst, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a Holiday Inn property, this is about par for the course. The room was a little rough around the edges -- I've definitely seen nicer bathrooms in Holiday Inn properties, and like many other reviewers, I was annoyed with the shower curtain "situation". Stay in a room, you'll understand. Parking was a bit cramped, too (the spaces are pretty... More 

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Greg W, Manager at Holiday Inn San Diego - La Mesa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. I am glad to see that you enjoyed your stay for the most part. I would like for you to reach out to me regarding the shower curtain "situation" to discuss this in more detail as I am unaware of any situation. My contact information is in my signature. Thank you again... More 

TEMPE
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158 reviews 158 reviews
71 hotel reviews
435 helpful votes 435 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a nice, clean hotel near Route 8. There is a pool, and the claim is that it is heated, but the heating seemed marginal to me. Also, there was no supply of towels on the evening I tried to use the pool, and I just didn't feel up to going to the front desk. The room was clean... More 

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Greg W, Manager at Holiday Inn San Diego - La Mesa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. I am glad to see that you enjoyed your stay overall. Please know that we have a house phone located at the pool, in case in the future we were late on refilling the pool towels. I hope to see you on your next trip to San Diego. Hospitably, Greg Williams Hotel... More 

Vancouver
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78 reviews 78 reviews
23 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This hotel was a great find - reasonable price, free parking, good quality rooms and excellent location. The service was above your average Holiday Inn, as every staff member we interacted with has shown professionalism and friendliness. The parking is a bit odd, as you have to drive up a mini hill to drive to the property, and parking spots... More 

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Greg W, Manager at Holiday Inn San Diego - La Mesa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review! I look forward in welcoming you back to the Holiday Inn La Mesa on your next trip to San Diego! Hospitably, Greg Williams Hotel Manager More 

Portland, Oregon
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The elevator, hallway and my room smell of smoke. My room has another unpleasant odor that I can't place....maybe a combination of old smoke and mildew. There is little parking. Although it is tastefully decorated with a large bed and friendly staff. Although the front desk clerk did tell me that people from Oregon seemed really "country" and wanted to... More 

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Greg W, Manager at Holiday Inn San Diego - La Mesa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay. Unfortunately, even as a 100% smoke free property, we still see people that decide to smoke in the rooms. When we do catch someone smoking in the room, we do ask that guest to leave and charge them a $500... More 

North Hollywood, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We had a really nice time in La Mesa. We went to the little pool and worked out in the fitness center. We had a very nice large suite thanks to The manager Ulysis. We took a fun ride on the trolly into the Seaport village. The hotel is close to a 711 store, and I bought delicious hot coffee... More 

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Greg W, Manager at Holiday Inn San Diego - La Mesa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review. I hope to see you again on your next trip to San Diego! Hospitably, Greg Williams Hotel Manager More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I brought my family there on a whim and there was no microwave and the room was just ok. Customer service was descent. Not my favorite place to stay but it was the lowest b rate of the night around us for spur of the moment

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Greg W, Manager at Holiday Inn San Diego - La Mesa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that your stay was just ok. While we may not have microwaves in all of our rooms, we do have them available upon request. I look forward in welcoming you back to the Holiday Inn La Mesa so we can have an opportunity to turn your "Ok"... More 

Bakersfield, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It was quiet and comfortable room, the work desk was pleasantly located by the window,sweet staff smiles, effectively helped me with directions, friendly. Good variety of selections for self serve breakfast with variety of protein selections, eating area clean, well attended to. I felt reassured to find I could see my car from room window. The hot coffee/tea in lobby... More 

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Greg W, Manager at Holiday Inn San Diego - La Mesa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. I hope to see you on your next trip to San Diego. Hospitably, Greg Williams Hotel Manager More 

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