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Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City

2.5 of 5 1645 East Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
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Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Oxnard, California
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30 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
21 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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 

Lafayette, Louisiana
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I had the chance to stay at this hotel. I have to say that it was great. Clean rooms and friendly staff. The only complaint was the towels were very rough. Easy access on and off. Felt safe at this hotel.

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

Dear mtb522, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that you found the hotel access easy, the rooms clean and our staff to be quite friendly. Thank you for the feedback regarding the towels. We will adjust our dryer temperatures a bit to see if we can't keep the towels softer for longer.... More 

Cortez, Colorado, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The convenance of its location near the highway, the cleanliness of the rooms and friendliness of the staff made this a fine stay that I would consider again the next time I'm in San Diego. However a couple things have prevented me from giving this five stars. First, I found the parking lot extremely compact to the point where I... More 

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

Dear 1227curt, Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. Myself and the entire team are very pleased to hear that you found the hotel clean and convenient with friendly service. I am sorry to hear you found the parking area a bit tight. I know that our entrance can be a bit daunting to some guests,... More 

San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My stay was another hit out of the park as before. I stayed for 3 days to get away from home for a while and I live minutes away but I felt as if I were cities away but with all the conveniences of being right close to work and home. The rooms were very clean, the complimentary breakfast was... More 

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

Dear Marquietta, Thank you very much for taking time to review your recent stay with us. Myself and the entire team are very pleased that you enjoyed the clean, spacious room, our Smart Start breakfast and our quiet location. We look forward to seeing you the next time you need a little local 'staycation'! Sincerely, Eric Loft, CHA General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Clean rooms, felt safe, parking lot is trecherous but there is free parking, expanded continental breakfast. House keeping knocked on our door at 7:30 am, again at 8:30 and again at 10 am as we were packing up to leave. Wow. The 7:30 have is a early stay to our first day of vacation. Not really what my husband and... More 

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

Dear Scsheff, Thank you for taking time to review your recent stay at our hotel. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the room and our Express Start breakfast. I am quite disappointed to hear about being disturbed by housekeeping prior to check out time. Although I don't believe that a 7:30 am knock would have been our staff, as our... More 

York, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Naomie is sure to deliver a very delicious meal to help jump-start your day. She takes great pride in her food and its presentation. My Wife and I give a big round-of-applause to the entire Holiday Inn Express food service department...keep up the good work--much appreciated.

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

Dear Denis B, Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay with us. Noemi was very pleased when I showed her your comments. We are all glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you visit the San Diego area! Sincerely, Eric Loft, CHA General Manager More 

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This hotel is a great pick if you are looking for a clean comfortable place to stay near San Diego. The rooms are updated, beds comfortable and extremely clean. The included hot breakfast is good and a quick way to start your day. This is not the place if you want to be on a beach as it resides right... More 

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

Dear Mark S, Thank you very much for taking time to review your recent stay with us. Myself and the entire team are very pleased that you found our hotel to be clean and comfortable and that you enjoyed our Smart Start breakfast. I'd certainly agree with you on location - I wish we could pick up the hotel and... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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84 reviews 84 reviews
23 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The hotel location was very good, between the city of San Diego and the Mexico border and just by the Freeway. The room was perfect for our needs and expectations. Clean and well prepared. You can find a minimarket by the reception with essentials. The breakfast was good, a wide variety of food and drinks and enough seating. It is... More 

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

Dear HpMatias, Thank you very much for your kind review of our hotel. Myself and the entire team are very pleased that our guest rooms are clean and well prepared, enjoyed our Smart Start breakfast and found our minimarket convenient. We hope you enjoyed your entire visit to the San Diego area as much as our hotel and wish you... More 

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Address: 1645 East Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
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Location: United States > California > National City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City 2.5*
Number of rooms: 91
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn South Bay Hotel National City
Comfort Inn National City
National City Comfort Inn

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