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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 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our soccer club travels with two teams 7-9 times a year and we like the Marriott Residence Inn's for two main reasons. The rooms all have small kitchens and the full hot breakfast. The service we received from the entire staff was excellent and they made us feel wanted. This location is now our first choice for San Diego!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I finally found a good hotel in San Diego. This facility is well maintained and they have enough staff to get things done - and they're all friendly, helpful people. I felt relaxed here. Management is pro-active. They're out there interfacing with guests. The Front Office Manager even called after I got to my room to make sure everything was... More

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

Hi Brian S! I can't begin to tell you how much I enjoyed reading your review of our property. Staff service is so important and we work hard to deliver an exceptional product and service. Thanks so much for noticing and putting it into writing so other travelers can read it. We look forward to hosting you on many future... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Residence Inn has some of the nicest people, great food, clean facilities, etc. I had a reservation two doors away and the manager treated me terribly and I was fortunate that the Residence Inn was so close. I went inside and the staff immediately made me feel welcome.

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

Hi Steven V. Thanks so much for your positive review of our Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Central. We work hard to deliver exceptional service and quality and I am so happy that we delivered on that promise. Hopefully your travels will bring you back to San Diego and to our hotel in the future. At your Service, Jonathan... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property is very well-maintained; one negative was that parking was pretty packed the week we stayed and because the different houses of hotel rooms are separated, the whole complex is spread out which can lead to a few minutes' walk to get to the breakfast or pool. Breakfast was a good variety of food, and management was conscious of... More

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

Hi Nilay S! 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. Hopefully you were able to take advantage of the many amenities we offer as well. Hopefully the next time you are in San Diego you will be able to stay with... More

Glenwood, Maryland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

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 July 8, 2014

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

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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

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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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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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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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