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Kings Inn Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1333 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108 (Mission Valley / Hotel Circle)
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Ranked #56 of 268 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
William S San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very enjoyable stay at this hotel, Checking in was a breeze, thanks to Duane, and checking out was just as good thanks to Jacob..Very good employees, Bill the maintenance guy was just great helping me with in room a/c..The Amigo Spot is good fun and the food was top notch, Martin the bartender was the best ever, i will... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night while visit in the San Diego zoo. From the hallways and lobby it looks a little dated but we walked into a nice surprise upon check in to the room. We traveled with family and they honored our request for rooms next to each other. The front desk staff were very nice and helpful,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just like home everything you need is there rooms clean pool is perfect and the Jacuzzi is so relaxing with all the bubbles and jets . You never have to leave the hotel there are two perfect restaurants there for breakfast lunch and dinner and my daughter Savanna loves the souvenir mermaid She got from the lobby thanks you for... More

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Adelanto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family and I have stayed at the Kings Inn at least six times. It is very comfortable and cozy with two on site restaurants. The staff are very nice and helpful. The hotel is very clean. The pool and spa are very nice. We were pleasantly surprised on this most recent visit to see all the upgrades to the... More

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

It is always a pleasure to see our returning guests. And now that we have remodeled our rooms we are especially excited to share the improvements. Thank you and your family for visiting us year after year. We look forward to your next visit to share our continued improvements to the rooms and the entire hotel. More

Loveland, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were a group of three girls (early 50's!) on a surfing getaway from Colorado and we stayed at the Kings Inn for three nights. The first thing we noticed was the genuine friendliness of the staff and next was the fabulous pool area. The hotel itself is older and makes you feel like you've stepped back into a simpler... More

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

We are happy you girls enjoyed your surfing trip and that you chose Kings Inn for your hotel. You hit the nail on the head in recognizing our vision for our hotel: to provide a clean, comfortable hotel with great restaurants and amenities at a good value. All the while we do like to keep it simple and the service... More

Los Angeles, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We've been to the King's Inn several times and we're never disappointed. The rooms are clean, the staff is friendly and helpful, the pool is lovely, and we always enjoy The Waffle Spot! The location can't be beat; it's close to anything you want to do in San Diego. Keep up the good work!

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

Kings Inn was built 55 years ago with families in mind. Our open court setting with half our rooms opening out to overlook our beautiful pool is ideal for parents and children. We love seeing the excitement on our younger guests' faces when they see the pool which is much larger than average hotel pools and goes to a nine... More

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for a short trip (Fri - Sun). The front desk staff is fantastic, helpful and friendly even when they were swamped. I had a king sized bed that was pretty comfortable, especially considering the price point for this hotel. However, the bathroom is super small -- I felt cramped in there and I was traveling alone. There are... More

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

We are glad you found value in your stay and that you were served well by our friendly staff. We apologize if you felt restricted by the size of your bathroom. We realize the limitations for the toilet area because it is in a room that also houses a full size tub and shower. Hopefully, because the bathrooms are en... More

Mesa, Arizona
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Kings Inn for a quick trip to San Diego to go to Sea World (Tuesday-Thursday this week). Our stay was wonderful, the front desk manager Ana was gracious in a pinch while I needed to utilize the property's laundry room. Thanks again, Ana~you truly were a lifesaver to us that night! The staff in the Waffle Spot... More

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

We are honored to make your list of preferred hotels for your family trips.Thank you for your kind review. For future trips, please keep in mind that we have many adjoining room options if you want separate rooms and bathrooms for the kids. We are happy to accommodate these requests. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a really a great time enjoyed everything. The staff was super friendly and helped us with anything we needed. The rooms were very nicely remodeled and the pool is huge including jacuzzi. The restaurants have great food we had breakfast there every morning highly suggest the waffles yum! Great location easy acces to all attractions San Diego has to... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked in for five nights. The first night our A/C didn't work, it kept shutting off moments after we turned it on. I let the front desk know the next morning and it was working properly when we returned that evening. Our second night was a good night. The third and fourth nights smoke detector beeped all night. Started... More

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

Thank you for sharing your experience. We apologize for the service missteps during your stay. It is disappointing to us that we were not able to turn your stay around completely with the efforts of our staff. We do take such critiques to heart. Many of the improvements made in our rooms are born from the concerns communicated in our... 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
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kings Inn Hotel 2.5*
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Kings Inn has been serving excellence in San Diego for over fifty years. Located in Hotel Circle of Interstate 8, we are three miles from Seaworld and The San Diego Zoo and within fifteen minutes from nearly everything you will want to see and do while visiting America’s Finest City.Our Full Service Hotel features all newly updated nonsmoking rooms, two restaurants and a lounge, a sparkling pool and spa that are heated year round, and over 4,000 feet of meeting and banquet facilities. Guests can enjoy the added benefits of free parking, free local calls and free WiFi.Kings Inn is privately owned and operated and is committed to providing comfortable accommodations, exceptional service and optimal affordability to our valued guests. ... more   less 
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