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Residence Inn San Diego Central

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5400 Kearny Mesa Road, San Diego, CA 92111
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Ranked #29 of 269 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Paula F Glenwood, Maryland
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glenwood, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a penthouse suite and it was quite comfortable. There were two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living area and a kitchen. The room was clean, the beds were comfortable, and the service at the hotel was excellent. I was also impressed by the landscaping on the grounds. It was very attractive. We were on a family vacation and this... More

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hale1922, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Central, responded to this review

Dear Paula F, Thank you for reviewing our hotel and sharing your experience at our Residence Inn San Diego Central. We are delighted to see that you had a great stay with us. We work hard to keep the place looking great inside and outside of our rooms, and I am glad you enjoyed it. Just like you, I also... More

Albuquerque
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed there one night but wish we could have stayed longer. Very clean room and great breakfast. However, the breakfast area gets packed fast and seating is limited. Will definitely stay here again when we travel back to San Diego.

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hale1922, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Central, responded to this review

Dear Girlin505, Thank so much for your review of our Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Central! Your feedback is very important and we are very happy that you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully your travels will bring you back to San Diego and to our hotel in the future. At your service, Ivan Malaver Front Office Manager. More

Almere, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our recent vacation to Southern California, we stayed at 4 different Marriott properties. Three of them were Residence Inns. All three had the same layout, essentially the same price and the same amenities. There others were nice, but the Residence Inn on Kearny Mesa Road was definitely tops! The rooms were cleaner, the service was better and everything just... More

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hale1922, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Central, responded to this review

Hi PHS1001! Thanks so much for your review of our Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Central. We work hard to deliver exceptional service and a great product and I am so happy that you took the time to write such a great review. Hopefully your travels will bring you back to San Diego and to our property. At Your... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cons: The lot next to the hotel is where garbage trucks are parked. It stinks! And the trucks make a noise like Transformers opening and closing. It's loud, like clunk, clunk, clunk! Hopefully it won't be noisy at night. Pros: The room is great. Lots of space and a kitchen.

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hale1922, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Central, responded to this review

Hi SoccerCentralCal and thank you for your review of our Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Central. I am happy that you like the rooms and apologize for the noise next door. I will speak to the manager at the company next door and let them know that their daily operations can have an adverse effects on our guests. Thank... More

Lowell, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented the two bedroom penthouse room for our trip. It was clean, very spacious and the kitchen was a real plus. We enjoyed the separate bedrooms and two bathrooms. Plenty of living space separate from the bedrooms added to our comfort. We stayed a week and found that the beaches, San Diego Zoo, Safari Park we very accessible. We... More

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hale1922, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Central, responded to this review

Hi Laurie9551. Thanks so much for your review of our Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Central. We work hard to deliver exceptional service and a quality product. Iam thrilled that you were able to take full advantage of our property's offerings. Hopefully your travels will bring you back to San Diego and to our hotel. At Your Service, Jonathan... More

virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The location was great, easy to get there, easy to get elsewhere in the metro area including downtown. Rooms are standard residence inn quality though these seemed a bit dark. I was greeted by a spider in the bathtub one night. The free breakfast was also standard, nothing particularly delicious or unusual. Hot items included scrambled eggs, potatoes (nicely done... More

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hale1922, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Central, responded to this review

Hi kdmc and thank you so much for your review of our Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Central. Our goal is to deliver an exceptional experience to our guests and it seems that we did not meet our goal. The staff works hard to exceed our guest's expectations and at times we do get busy at the front desk.... More

Las Vegas, Nevada - USA
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289 reviews 289 reviews
51 hotel reviews
452 helpful votes 452 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stayed here two nights after getting room from a deep discounter. Hotel has 18 buildings with first and second floor access units (units with two or three bedrooms will have access on the second floor with a third floor story sleeping area). We were assigned Room #1521 which was on the second floor. It is a studio unit with... More

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hale1922, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Central, responded to this review

Hi Vegasbling! Thank you so much for your review of our Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Central. Your review was so thorough and I am sure other travelers will appreciate the quality of your review. We work so hard to deliver an exceptional experience and I am so happy that we succeeded. Please come back and see us the... More

Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This was not our first time staying at a Marriott, but it was the first time we stayed at a Residence Inn by the Marriott. Location was great, by way of the freeway our travel time was very minimal. The customer service was awesome! We were offered maps to local events and interests. Upon asking for the closest Target Store,... More

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hale1922, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Central, responded to this review

Hi MikeandMonicaC!. Thanks so much for your review of our property. I am thrilled that the staff delivered on service and that you enjoyed the amenities the property offers. We work hard to deliver an exceptional experience to our guests and I am so happy that we succeeded. Hopefully your travels will bring you back to San Diego and to... More

Santa Cruz, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

When you have to be away from home for an extended period of time this is the place to stay! Everyone on staff is friendly and service oriented to go out of their way to make your time with them a pleasant experience. The breakfast they serve every morning offers a wide variety of hot and cold items. On Monday,... More

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hale1922, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Central, responded to this review

Hi Carroll Ann D! Thank you so much for your thoughtful review of our property, the Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Central. The summer BBQs are a true highlight for both staff and our guests and I am so happy that you enjoyed the staff service and value. I also appreciate your taking the time to write your review.... More

Cottonwood, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Nice location easy access to freeway and close to everything. Very comfortable rooms no problems. At check in commented on wanting to go to a Padre game if they were playing got to our room and settled in got a call from the front desk they were playing that afternoon, so we headed for the stadium which was not far... More

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hale1922, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Central, responded to this review

Hi Ann H! Thank you so much for your review of our Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Central. We pride ourselves on our service and I am so happy that we delivered. I am happy that you were able to enjoy the amenities such as breakfast and take in a Padres game. You are a valued repeat customer and... More

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Address: 5400 Kearny Mesa Road, San Diego, CA 92111
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn San Diego Central 3*
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#41 Family Hotel in San Diego
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The Residence Inn by Marriott® San Diego Central Kearny Mesa is an upscale San Diego, California extended stay all-suite, apartment style hotel. Our hotel is ideally located in the heart of the inland area of San Diego County. With easy access to Interstates 5, 805, and 15, we're the perfect home base for excursions to the many popular attractions that draw visitors from around the world. Beautiful La Jolla, Mission Valley, Coronado Island, the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, the San Diego Wild Animal Park, Sea World Adventure Park®, LEGOLAND®, and the vast sunny beaches of San Diego are just short drives from our all-suite upscale hotel in Central San Diego. The San Diego International Airport is about 15 minutes from the hotel as is downtown San Diego and the many attractions that America's Finest City has to offer. Whether you are staying a few days or an extended period, our apartment style suites are sure to make you feel at home. ... more   less 
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