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Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo

3.0 of 5 17065 W. Bernardo Dr., San Diego, CA 92127 (Formerly Holiday Inn San Diego-Rancho Bernardo)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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88 reviews 88 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Came to San Diego to stay for five nights for a soccer competition. The hotel was listed on the competition website as an approved hotel at, $95 per night, with a direct link from the competition website. We got charged $128 , after three days the front desk had not solved this problem. The hotel is in a run down... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

First, a couple of niggles: My wife and I asked several times for a "Do Not Disturb" sign for the door but never got one, so there was no way to let housekeeping know we didn't want service. Also, prior to getting in the pool one evening, we asked the front desk for towels since there were no more clean... More 

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Ventura, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

We stayed here recently when I was running a 1/2 marathon at the Safari Park, and it was an absolutely ideal location for us. The hotel is just off of I15, so easy access north and south. If you walk (or drive) to the other side of I15, there is plenty of access to restaurants and shops if you aren't... More 

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New Mexico
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62 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

This Holiday Inn is showing it's age, needs some updating. Located right off I-15. Check-In: Fast and Accurate Room: Two Room Spa Suite This is an older Holiday Inn that has been converted to an express. We were on the first floor and the guests above sounded like a herd of buffalo - no sound buffing at all. Beds were... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo, responded to this review

Dear Land&Sea, Thank you for your recent stay, and providing feedback. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We’re sorry you received accommodations that were less than satisfactory. We hope you give us a chance in the future to show you how great our hotel is. Sincerely, Ben J Case Manager... More 

DFW
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

Free breakfast has cereal, fruit, yogurt, pastries, (very bad) eggs, sausage etc. The only problem Apart from the Elephant Bar, there's nothing within walking distance for meals, so it's best to have a car. Only delivery to the hotel is pizza. But the staff are very friendly, comfortable rooms and beds and no complaints about the hotel itself.

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Danielle H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review; we appreciate all our guests that provide feedback on their stays. I am looking into your comments about our eggs at breakfast. We want to ensure every part of our guests' stay meets or exceeds their expectations. We are happy you enjoyed the rest of your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you... More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

We stayed here after spending 4 nights in a Holiday Inn downtown San Diego and found this far better value (free car parking, free breakfast, nicer room). The bed was comfortable, the room airy and clean and the shower had good pressure. There was free wi-fi available also, which was useful. We were happy here and would recommend it for... More 

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Danielle H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments; I will share your review with the rest of the team here. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Again, thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property and your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Portage, Michigan
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

This is a very convenient location with a excellent restaurant and bar next door (Elephant Bar). This is now a Holiday Inn Express, no longer a Holiday Inn as of January 2012, even though it is still listed as a Holiday Inn. The property has been recently remodeled and the breakfast only restaurant, has been converted to a HIE eating... More 

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Danielle H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback about your stay. You are correct that we are in the process of converting to a Holiday Inn Express from a Holiday Inn. Since we are still in the process of converting we have been serving a hybrid breakfast between the two brands. Once we are officially a Holiday Inn... More 

USA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

The hotel looks a bit old from the outside, but the room we stayed at was very clean and fairly large with a nice sofa. The furniture was old fashioned, but in good shape, with just a few nicks and scratches here and there. The room got a good amount of daylight thanks to the sliding door into the little... More 

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Danielle H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Holiday Inn Rancho Bernardo. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. As you mentioned, we are still in the process of switching out our furniture to a more modern look and would love for you to come back to see. The construction noise in the reception area... More 

South Orange, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2011

This hotel, if you can call it that is interesting. I have stayed here on business and can say it is the worst POS hotel in the US. Yes, its bad folks. WHy? 1) Horrible Service 2) Overcharges 3) Incompetent Staff 4) Noisy Rooms 5) Outdated 1960's decor 6) The list goes on and on. This hotel (motel) might be... More 

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Danielle H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo, responded to this review

Thank you for your response; we take all feedback seriously in order to improve ourselves. We genuinely regret your expectations were not met during your stay, however, what you described is not in line with how we treat our guests. I understand during your visit our hotel was in the middle of our major renovation and this may have caused... More 

Tustin, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2010

We had a Lacrosse tournament in Rancho Bernardo and waited too long to make reservations. We had only 2 choices and unfortunately I chose the Holiday Inn. They had a great rate of $112 for the "Presidential suite". As others have said, there was little to no parking and the spaces were tiny. Check in was nice and easy. We... More 

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Address: 17065 W. Bernardo Dr., San Diego, CA 92127 (Formerly Holiday Inn San Diego-Rancho Bernardo)
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo 3*
Number of rooms: 178
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Holiday Inn San Diego-Rancho Bernardo Hotel San Diego
San Diego Holiday Inn
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#35 Green Hotel in San Diego

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