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Kings Inn Hotel

#56 of 271 Hotels in San Diego
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1333 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night on way to Phoenix. A pretty basic hotel really, but rooms are very clean and beds very comfortable. Although the rooms are only on 2 floors, there is no lift, so this may be a problem to some people. There is a heated outdoor swimming pool and two restaurants. Only used the breakfast restaurant, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wheelchair bound due to a shattered leg, I booked this hotel knowing they are ADA compliant. It was great stay, and the handicapped rooms are excellent. Plenty of parking, wide bathroom doors for chair, ADA shower and tub that was wonderful. Staff was super helpful and friendly. Pool area nice (although I could not use). Wifi is free and powerful.... More 

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

We are very pleased to hear that our ADA room with roll in shower was a great fit for your needs during your recent visit to San Diego. We are glad you enjoyed the restaurants and our great location and strong WiFi as well. 'Sorry that because of your cast you could not swim in our beautiful heated pool. We... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean hotel with a lovely warm pool. We arrived early and they held our bags. friendly efficient check in staff . The rooms were clean and in reasonable condition. No free breakfast but there is a waffle place on the premises. Good and free wifi.

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

We are happy you enjoyed your stay at Kings Inn. For guests who do not rent a car, we are glad the bus stop directly in front of our hotel is a convenience. Our Waffle Spot is definitely a superior breakfast experience than most hotels with "free" breakfast that usually consists of the very basics in sustenance and typically have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We've just received incredible service from a lovely lady called kimmy who has provided us with a room for 2 nights at the last minute and has really saved our butts. We had originally checked into the Mission valley resort a few hundred yards down but we were simply disgusted with the whole place and had to make a quick... More 

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

We are glad that you found us and that Kimmy could help to rescue your visit to San Diego. Every hotel has its challenges and every guest's perception of comfort is very personal. We like to call it the Goldilocks effect. We are glad that when you came to Kings Inn, everything was just right. We hope we will be... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Only was able to stay one night at this hotel as we had booked another hotel for Saturday, as my dad and I once came over again for Padres baseball. Sandy at the front desk was very gracious, as were all members of staff!! The renovations are really coming along quite nicely, and we were impressed this stay, just like... More 

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

Welcome back! We are very thankful to have had you and your father as our guests three times in the past year and are happy that we have continued to impress. Sandy is awesome and we are glad she took great care of you. We look forward to your visit in August when we will have our new lobby and... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at King's Inn from April 3-11. We absolutely fell in love with the staff and the place. The 2 that stick out the most are Kimmy and Veronica. When is that baby coming???? They were very helpful in printing off maps and giving us directions to places we wanted to see.The only thing that I would say was... More 

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

Thank you for your terrific review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to San Diego and your stay at Kings Inn. It is great that you found our public transit that picks up in front of the hotel useful and that Kimmy and Veronica offered you exceptional service. Because our bathrooms are divided with a sink outside and... More 

Rajapalayam, India
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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was good with comfortable room, free wifi and friendly staff. Pool was also good. But the location is not good unless you have your own car as it is quite far from all attractions, downtown. So, you have to take a taxi every time you want to go out. Further, there is only one minimart (expensive) on which you... More 

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

We are happy you and your family felt your stay was relaxing at Kings Inn. Thank you for your review. We are remiss that you did not find value or convenience in your stay. In your review you compared our hotel to downtown hotels. We are five miles from downtown and if guests plan to spend most of their time... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we first pulled up I have to admit my heart sank but once we had booked in and walked into our room my mood lifted. Kimmy at the front desk was very friendly, welcoming and informative. This check in is temporary as renovations are on going. We were tired to went and sat by the pool to chill out... More 

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

When our guests drive up to Kings Inn, we hope they get excited to see our classic mid-century motor lodge design. They really do not build hotels like this anymore but they make great sense for motor travelers because of the convenient parking and also for families because the courtyard setting creates an instant sense of community with other guests... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights at a great price, its perfectly located to be able to drive to the beaches and downtown san diego, Plenty of places to eat locally. the pool was a great size for a little swim and the hot tub was very warm and clean. the rooms were perfect, we had 2 queen sized beds,... More 

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

We really appreciate your review and are glad you enjoyed your stay and our pool and newly remodeled rooms. We hope you have another opportunity to visit San Diego and will choose us again. We are excited to share our new lobby and fitness room coming this summer with our returning guests. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very family friendly, value-for-money hotel. The heated pool was a favourite with the kids and the hot tub temperature was perfect. Staff were very helpful, and rooms clean and tidy. The beds were very comfortable and we all slept well. Nice to have a restaurant on-site too.

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

We hope all our guests are as happy with Kings Inn as you were and are glad everyone slept well. The hotel was built so that every room is nearly identical in layout and when we refurnished them last summer we place the same beds and comforts in every room. Though many guests do prefer to be poolside for convenience,... More 

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