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Kings Inn Hotel

2.5 of 5 1333 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent three nights over Halloween weekend. Staff were very obliging and was given a second floor room overlooking pool by the hot tub. Thought this may be noisy but although hot tub was used 'til late it was quiet. The room was spacious, well furnished and clean. What we particularly liked was the location which gave ready access to public... More

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North Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As others have said, the exterior and lobby are dated, but are very clean. I stayed there for a week while visiting family and always found the front desk staff to be friendly and willing to do whatever they could to make me feel that I was truly their guest. It so happens that I had much of my front... More

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David P, Manager at Kings Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Kings Inn for your week long visit with family. We are glad you enjoyed our hotel and that Jacob's friendly and helpful service proved noteworthy. We realize that even when we are done with our renovations, which includes a complete gut renovation of our lobby and painting of the exterior of the hotel, that because we... More

Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved this Hotel ,reception staff and the manager David were incredible, we really could not fault them ,as we were driving down from LAX Airport we realized we had gone through a unmanned toll ! The Kings Inn was the 1st stop of our 3 week road trip ,we explained to the receptionist that we were concerned we would have... More

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David P, Manager at Kings Inn Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed our quirky but friendly and comfortable hotel. It was a pleasure having you as our guest at Kings Inn. With all our guests, our staff strives to make a difference that exceeds our guests' expectations. We are happy to know that our agent was exceptionally helpful in assisting you to resolve your toll fee online.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Even though we live in San Diego we wanted to try something new and came across this place from TripAdvisor. It was a great experience. I love the fact that the pool was nice and warm at 9pm not just the jacuzzi and waffle spot!!! It was the cutest diner ever with delicious food! Definitely would come back on our... More

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David P, Manager at Kings Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Kings Inn for your staycation. We love when locals discover us and all that our little mid century hotel has to offer. We have awesome rates in the winter months and hope you and others will book your next getaways with us. We appreciate your review. More

New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stated at the hotel on a Friday and Saturday. Check in went really well. My room was one that was just renovated. It was so nice.I love the balcony. The waffle spot restaurant was very nice. The Mexican Restaurant wasn't welcoming. It needs some changes.

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David P, Manager at Kings Inn Hotel, responded to this review

We are happy you liked the updates we have made in our guest rooms. There is still more to come. We have actually started improvements in the Amigo Spot. We are sorry you did not have an inviting experience. The Waffle Spot and the Lobby will be remodeled in January, once permits are approved. And we will still be making... More

Nantucket, Massachusetts
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here 2 nights on a quick trip to San Diego. Location is really close to the zoo, downtown and surrounding colleges. Rate was good, and rooms were clean. Front desk staff was very helpful, and we were able to purchase tickets through them for the zoo and other attractions at a discounted rate. Maids were pushy prior to checkout,... More

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David P, Manager at Kings Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Kings Inn and our convenient location. We apologize if our housekeeping disturbed you before check out. Many times it is hard to discern whether guests have departed early or not and they do beginning verifying check outs around ten in the morning. Ultimately, they have the best... More

Torquay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived early evening on 3 November and there was ample free parking directly outside the hotel. Veronica greeted us in Reception and swiftly booked us in for our 4 Day stay. She made a fuss of our two children aged 7 and 8 and explained about the two restaurants connected to the Hotel (we never actually used either as... More

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David P, Manager at Kings Inn Hotel, responded to this review

We are very glad you and your family enjoyed your visit to San Diego and that Kings Inn and the people here had so much to do with it. Thank you for the lovely review and for recognizing Veronica for her friendly welcome. We agree that our huge kidney shaped pool is beautifully lit up at night and cozy year... More

Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

everything from front desk to pool was excellent. The pool was heated perfectly at 80 degrees. I actually moved from another hotel down the street for the pool. The rooms were redone and they have coffee makers and refrigerators. I'd rather have a regular 4 cup as opposed to the little one cup deal they have, but that's a minor... More

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David P, Manager at Kings Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay at Kings Inn, including our spectacular heated pool and our new room designs. We can sympathize with your sentiment regarding the single cup coffee brewer. We deliberately chose this model because there is a lot more upkeep involved when coffee carafes have to be taken to a dishroom... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was through the trip advisor and their reviews that I discovered this hotel. I wish we would've stayed here the whole week. The room was spacious and clean. Good restaurants nearby. Beatiful patio, pool and hot tub area. Nicely landscaped. Would definitely go back again.

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David P, Manager at Kings Inn Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad that the reviews of our previous guests led you to Kings Inn and even happier to add yours to our page. Thank you for choosing our hotel and for sharing your experience in the hotel and also in both the Waffle Spot and Amigo Spot. We hope now that you have found us you will make Kings... More

London, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late at night to the smell of a old place. We where met by very friendly and helpful staff who showed ud our room. When we got to the very dated cabin in the courtyard room we where settling down when we found bugs all over the room. We called reception and they offered us to swap the... More

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David P, Manager at Kings Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Bugs are never a welcoming site in a hotel room, even when they turn out to be five sugar ants in the sink basin. Unfortunately, you decided to stay in the room you were so unhappy with rather than allowing us to relocate to any of a dozen other rooms. Going forward, our staff made everyone aware of your situation... More

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Address: 1333 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kings Inn Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 140
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