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Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City

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1645 East Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Somis, California
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have Platinum Elite status with Holiday inn so I usually will stay with them first. This place is right down the street from my family I was visiting and from the outside this place looks great! Knowing its a holiday inn express means we get free breakfast with the stay, unlike Holiday Inn Suites where you do not get... More 

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SDBolts619, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Dear Jim K, Thank you very much for your feedback on your recent stay at our hotel. We're glad to hear that you found the hotel's appearance appealing, the rooms clean and comfortable and that you really enjoyed the service from Mireille. I definitely understand your concerns regarding the vanity areas in many of our guest rooms. Unfortunately, we just... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I been here couple weeks for work and I like that.. Ok is not close to downtown San Diego but is not so fare away ... Is close to the highway... Couple Restaurants around here ... I love the heated pool and the hot tub .... Rooms have fridge and microwave ... Staff is very friendly !!

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SDBolts619, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Dear Jens W, Thank you very much for reviewing your recent stay with us. We're very glad to hear that you found our team friendly and professional and that you really enjoyed the heated pool and hot tub. We definitely have a couple of restaurants in the area - there's actually more than 50 of them within a half mile... More 

Prescott Valley, Arizona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This motel is very quiet and near many shops and restaurants. The pool and spa area is small but very clean and well maintained. Breakfast was good and well stocked. Free parking and friendly staff. Will stay again at this motel.

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SDBolts619, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Dear Captjrk, Thank you very much for reviewing your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that you found the hotel clean and quiet with good amenities and friendly service. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you need to beat the Arizona heat! Sincerely, Eric Loft, CHA General Manager More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We were allowed to check on early. Room very clean. We were on top floor and very quiet. Swimming pool heated and refreshing. Enjoyed hot breakfast. We would return again when we visit National City. Staff greeted us with smile and helpful attitude.

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SDBolts619, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Dear Travel_bug0707, Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. We are all very glad to hear that you enjoyed the clean and quiet room, the friendly staff and our convenient amenities such as our pool and Smart Start breakfast. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to San Diego! Sincerely, Eric Loft, CHA... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Great customer service makes all the difference! I flew into San Diego for an early morning business meeting the next day. I was just about to enter my meeting when I realized my wedding ring was not on my finger! What to do- head back to the hotel and miss my meeting or attend the meeting and maybe find my... More 

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SDBolts619, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Dear Juan H, Thank you very much for reviewing your recent stay with us. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, but even more happy to be able to get your wedding ring back to you. I can definitely empathize with that feeling. Few things feel more like a stone in your gut than realizing your... More 

California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We lived in the area years ago, and I'd heard things had changed. We had a lovely stay at this hotel. As close to the freeway as it is, you might expect outside noise. But we had restful nights the weekend we were there. Parking looked like it could be hard to find- we were able to get a spot... More 

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SDBolts619, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Dear Cmpmekrmom, Thank you very much for reviewing your recent stay at our hotel. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and that it was quiet and restful for you. We are blessed to have an outstanding team here and are always happy to hear from our guests who enjoyed both the service and amenities the hotel has... More 

Vancouver, Washington
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77 reviews 77 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We went here for a family trip to SeaWorld & the Zoo. It was an easy drive to and from each place. The hotel is about a half mile (if that) away from I-5 and easy access to stores nearby. It wasn't noisy, which is surprising for being on a main road. The check-in with (Sara) and check-out was done... More 

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SDBolts619, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Dear Hmariecj, Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay at our hotel. We're very glad to hear that you found the hotel exceptionally clean, in a convenient location with easy access to San Diego's many attractions and found the service friendly and professional. I was happy to share your review with both Sarah and Angie, who... More 

California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I booked the hotel through Expedia and the price was lowest among its kind. I was kind of worried about the quality. However, the hotel surprised me a lot in a positive way. I have never written a review on TripAdvisor but this time I cannot wait to recommend it. The staff were nice and professional. The room was neat... More 

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SDBolts619, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Dear Zixin1994, Thank you very much for reviewing your recent stay with us. The entire team is very pleased that we were able to exceed your expectations! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the clean and cozy room, the friendly and professional staff and all the free amenities that we're able to offer. What's more, I'm completely thrilled that... More 

Oxnard, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We had a soccer tournament this past weekend and had a group of about 10 kids and 4 adults. The sorrounding area of the hotel seems a little on the ghetto side but once you go up the drive way you feel safe. Our check in was nice and easy and quick. The rooms are very clean and up to... More 

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SDBolts619, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Dear Latinos28, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at our hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the rooms, amenities, breakfast and service from our team. I will be sure to follow up with our breakfast team about replacing frowns with smiles! In regards to your comment about future tournaments and rates, please understand that... More 

Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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86 reviews 86 reviews
22 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I book the hotel through priceline bid and got a very good deal. When we got into the room and we find the room is surprisingly good, the room is big, clean, equipped with microwave and fridge. The bed is not very soft, so we really have a good sleep. The hotel is at a quite location,close to airport and... More 

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SDBolts619, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Dear Micro-Young, Thank you very much for reviewing your recent stay with our hotel. We are very glad to hear that the room, with its size, amenities and cleanliness exceeded your expectations. We are also happy to know that you found the hotel team friendly and helpful - we all definitely take pride in being able to keep an excellent... More 

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