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Holiday Inn San Diego - La Mesa

3.0 of 5 8000 Parkway Dr., La Mesa, CA 91942 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
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  • 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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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Nice hotel in a pretty nice neighbourhood. What really set this hotel apart was the friendliness of the staff. Fast check in and they helped us with some directions with knowledge and thoughtfulness. We loved the pool. Even though it was only in the upper 60's the water was warm and well taken care of. I wish there was a... 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 our pool and that the staff was accommodating. I do apologize regarding the outlet causing you to move rooms. I also wanted to apologize that I never reached out to you personally regarding this shock. Unfortunately, aside from knowing about the power outage, I... More 

San Luis Obispo, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I've stayed a hundreds of different hotels over the years including many Holiday Inn Express. This was without a doubt the best experience I have had with Holiday Inn. The staff here was exceptional. Not only were they extremely friendly and went out of their way to greet and welcom you, they were proactive. On two sepaate occasions during my... More 

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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 5 star review as well as your wonderful comments towards the staff. I am so please to hear that our team members were able to accommodate all of your needs. I hope to see you again on your next trip to San Diego! Hospitably, Greg Williams Hotel Manager More 

Florida
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450 reviews 450 reviews
53 hotel reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Mostly our stay was very nice, although I did have a couple of complaints. The staff was friendly and efficient during check-in, and they did immediately resolve any problems that arose. The hotel underwent a major renovation at some point because the rooms are decorated quite nicely, with pretty art, dark wood contemporary furniture, and granite top dresser and nightstands.... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your review. I am glad to see that it was an enjoyable one. In regards to recycling; as we do not have separate bins in the rooms, the housekeepers themselves do separate the recyclables before ever reaching the dumpster area. We too here at the Holiday Inn La Mesa, believe in keeping... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Having the right to do something doesn't mean it's the right thing to do. Needed a small meeting space on very short notice for clients to quietly meet and sign some sensitive documents. I really only needed about an hour. Called "Sales" at this venue, and was told their small conference room was available for $250 per 1/2 day. OK,... More 

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

Dear Rogets, As in many other business settings, we to have rates set for our services provided to our customers, in this case, meeting room rental. Just because I did not deviate from this set rate that was verbally agreed to on the phone with my sales manager, does not mean in any way that I intentionally wronged you. In... More 

Torrance, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Stayed here for one night during family weekend for SDSU. Close to SDSU campus. Room was updated and clean. Check in and out was simple, friendly and fast. Room was on the small size but is fine for a quick stay. Best part is free parking and the spaces are large compared to other hotels. Facility is quiet but bring... 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 you nice review. I am pleased to see that we were able to accommodate your needs during SDSU parents week end. We'll see you again at next parents weekend then before you know it, graduation! Hospitably, Greg Williams Hotel Manager More 

Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Haven't stayed in Holiday Inn for years, I wonder what's the difference between its Holiday Inn product line and Holiday Inn Express product line. To me this facility is even below the Express product line, there wasn't much in this facility at all, if you are just looking for a place to sleep, this works fine. This hotel does not... 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 hear that the staff was able to accommodate your needs. To answer your question regarding differentiation between the two brands; Holiday Inn's have full service, sit down restaurant's open for both lunch and dinner as well as a full bar. In Express's, they have more of a grab... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We had very little issues checking in to this hotel. There was very little wait and the staff was absolutely wonderful (Robert). He managed to get all three of our families in rooms close to each other on the 3rd floor. The rooms themselves are large with very comfortable beds. The location of the hotel was also good with close... 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 as well as your wonderful comments regarding Robert. I will be sure to share your comments with him. I do apologize regarding the issue with the rain. Unfortunately since we have not seen rain in many many months here in San Diego, it was tough to prevent leaks as we were unaware... More 

Syracuse, NY
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86 reviews 86 reviews
16 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I'd imagine this place isn't inviting on a drive-by, but we booked here because of Expedia's "Undisclosed Hotels" rate and got a room for dirt cheap. We arrived late in the evening but Andre at the front desk was a very friendly guy and funny to boot. He gave us a coupon for free coffee at the Mesa Grill (the... 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. You will be happy to know that we will begin our slight renovation shortly in which we will replace all the carpets and wall paper in the public areas. I hope to see you again on your next trip to San Diego to see all of the positive changes with the... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The hotel has a professional staff and is conveniently located a short drive away to the main points of attractions. The rooms were clean and equipped with the essentials, and the pool was just the right temperature in my opinion. I'm a vegetarian, and thankfully La Mesa Grill was able to accommodate me while the wine selections were impressive as... More 

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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 wonderful 5 star review! I am so glad to hear that the Holiday Inn La Mesa had everything you needed. I hope to see you on your next trip to San Diego! Hospitably, Greg Williams Hotel Manager More 

New Hampshire
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Most HI have cookies in the lobby, and alas this one did not; but this place is otherwise a great hotel and a great value. The staff were wonderful and very friendly. Our room was extremely comfortable, quiet, and superior linens, towels, and comfortable bed and pillows. The hallways and carpet are a little bit dingy, but it is easy... 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 so happy to see that we were able to accommodate you and your family during your stay. You will be happy to know that by the end of this month we will start our soft renovation which will include brand new carpets and wallpaper in all pf our hallways. Hope... More 

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Address: 8000 Parkway Dr., La Mesa, CA 91942 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
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Location: United States > California > La Mesa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn San Diego - La Mesa 3*
Number of rooms: 141
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