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Holiday Inn Oceanside Camp Pendleton Area

3.0 of 5 1401 Carmelo Drive, Oceanside, CA 92054
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Kristianstad, Sweden
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

So I was visiting friends in Oceanside otherwise I wouldn't be visiting this area, lol. Was pleasantly surprised how nice the rooms and facilities were, restaurant was great! Staff were very friendly and helpful. Only ONE complaint, the front desk ordered me a cab because there were no ubers available at all, and the cab and driver were SCARY. Good... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the fanciest place around, no view, but our room was large and clean. Microwave, fridge, were convenient. Not a fancy area--across the street from a trailer park. No view, but it's an easy half-mile to the waterfront, where I saw three sea lions and a variety of water birds. Found an okay breakfast place with a view.

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OCNPC, General Manager at Holiday Inn Oceanside Camp Pendleton Area, responded to this review

Dear David R, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to leave a review about your visit. We wish that our hotel had views of the ocean, but as you noticed, we are blocked by another building. There is a great Ocean View Observation on the 6th floor that we invite you to enjoy when... More 

Houston, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed with this hotel every time I've visited Camp Pendleton (a 5-7 minute drive away on Hwy 5) for the past 4 years. I have never had a bad experience. This year I finally remembered to send the staff a written compliment (see below). The food at the hotel is good which helps because the area restaurants are... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Stayed here for 3 weeks while working at Camp Pendleton. Wasn't expecting much from a hotel on the outside of base but was pleasantly wowed! The staff makes the place. They bent over backwards to extend hospitality in every way. We were able to use the conference room for short notice meetings, they let us use their copiers for big... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My husband & I were greeted with a warm welcome upon checking in by the Hotel Manager Joanne. We was so lucky to also get upgraded to the King Suite & it was quite a big room too. Overall a pleasant stay right by the beautiful beaches and a clear view of the Sunsets! I highly really recommend staying here... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is where we usually choose to stay when we come to Oceanside. Rooms are very clean, beds are very comfortable, and staff is friendly and helpful. Wifi is reliable. We will definitely stay here again.

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Joanne D, Manager at Holiday Inn Oceanside Camp Pendleton Area, responded to this review

Dear kahlan112, We are very glad that you enjoyed your visit with us! We appreciate you choosing to stay at our hotel and thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your visit. Please come and visit us again soon. Best Regards, Joanne Dixon, Assistant General Manager Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina – MCB Camp Pendleton Area agm@hioceanside.com More 

MyRyTy98
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I felt like a VIP every time I walked in the door. Super friendly service. VERY clean. You can tell that the management takes pride in their property. Most importantly, I felt very safe in and around the hotel. Great for family travel. Good size rooms, wifi was fine (and free), free coffee in the lobby in the morning, and... More 

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Joanne D, Manager at Holiday Inn Oceanside Camp Pendleton Area, responded to this review

Dear martini98, It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and thank you for taking the time to share about your experience. We definitely do take pride in our hotel and our goal is to be a GREAT hotel guests LOVE. We are happy to hear that we hit the mark :) We hope that your travel bring... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We've had a fantastic experience at this hotel. The staff is one of the friendliest I've ever experienced. The on-site restaurant and bar is not much for atmosphere, but the food is good, staff is friendly and nice to have the option here. The location is great - within walking distance to most everything great in Oceanside including restaurants, the... More 

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Joanne D, Manager at Holiday Inn Oceanside Camp Pendleton Area, responded to this review

Dear Fred D, Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent visit to Oceanside! We appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback about your visit and are happy to hear that you enjoyed yourselves. We only have a handful of partial oceanview rooms at our property, and I am happy you were able to enjoy one... More 

Oldsmar, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Typical Holiday Inn, clean rooms but not luxury. Beds comfortable, our advance request for extra pillows was honored. Nice little restaurant/bar area which is unusual for Holiday Inn Express. Food decent and service good. Best thing about this is the location, right off I-5 and within 2 blocks walking of the harbor, which has a few nice restaurants, including Joe's... More 

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Joanne D, Manager at Holiday Inn Oceanside Camp Pendleton Area, responded to this review

Dear retmay2012, We are very glad that you enjoyed your visit with us! We appreciate you choosing to stay at our hotel and thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your visit. I am glad you got to enjoy the lovely harbor, Nautical Bean has the best coffee :) Please come and visit us again soon.... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This Oceanside Holiday Inn created a home away from home for us. I recommend staying at this hotel for the following reasons: --Staff was warm and helpful. Front desk, restaurant, housekeeping and management. Felt like I was in the Midwest because the staff had that personal touch and time to listen to all the questions from someone new in town... More 

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Joanne D, Manager at Holiday Inn Oceanside Camp Pendleton Area, responded to this review

Dear 2MarineMom, It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and thank you for taking the time to share about your experience. Our goal is to be a GREAT hotel guests LOVE and we are happy to hear that we hit the mark. We hope that your travel bring you back to our area and we have the... More 

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Address: 1401 Carmelo Drive, Oceanside, CA 92054
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Location: United States > California > Oceanside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Oceanside Camp Pendleton Area 3*
Number of rooms: 110
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina Hotel Oceanside
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Oceanside
#3 Family Hotel in Oceanside
#3 Green Hotel in Oceanside
#6 Business Hotel in Oceanside
#8 Romantic Hotel in Oceanside

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