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Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   12011 Scripps Highlands Dr, & Scripps Poway Pkwy, San Diego, CA 92131   |  
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Ranked #5 of 270 Hotels in San Diego
Palm Springs, California
2 reviews
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“Highly Recommended!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

This hotel greatly exceeds our expectations. All employees from management to the support staff are personable, courteous and customer service oriented. The rooms are clean, comfortable and recently redecorated. We appreciate the complimentary breakfast and especially the complimentary weekday dinners, which include beer and wine. One staff member in particular, "Maria", goes above and beyond to make sure we are totally satisfied and well cared for. She is a gem! We have been staying here for 2 months, and if we can't be at home, this is the place we choose to stay.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GMSDMarriotts, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway, responded to this review, November 19, 2012
Brenda C,

Thank you so much for the positive comments regarding your stay(s). Also, thank you for recognizing Maria's service during breakfast and social hour. We feel that our property is great, but it is our staff that makes the greatest impact on your stay.

We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Warm regards,

Trent Selbrede
General Manager
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

I recently stayed at this hotel, was very pleased with my overall stay, very clean rooms and nice beds will definetely recommend anyone visting town to stay at this hotel, price was also not bad at all. Also the staff was very helpfull in suggesting me good places for dinner.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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GMSDMarriotts, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway, responded to this review, November 19, 2012
Lori K,

Thank you for your positive comments and your recognition of our staff service. We enjoy letting people know about the great dining options we have here in our area beyond the typical chain options.

We look forward to your return visit.

Sincerely,

Trent Selbrede
General Manager
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Big Bear Lake
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

My sons took me to the Miramar Air Show on Saturday October 13. My two oldest grandsons got to go with us (the whole reason it was so great). They are almost 2 and almost 7 years old. We stayed at the Marriott Residence Inn Scripps Poway. The suite was perfect for us all. The young one slept great just around the bedroom wall from us. We loved the kitchenette, the breakfast, the pool and spa, and the restaurants right next door to the hotel. The beds were wonderful, the bathroom seemed all brand new, and everything worked perfect. Internet, Flat panel TV (two sets).

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GMSDMarriotts, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
PBBigBear,

Thank you for the great review! We are pleased you enjoyed the suite layout and other amenities. We want to especially thank you for recognizing our breakfast staff. Many rooms are similar but we believe our staff set us apart.

Please look us up on your next visit to San Diego!

Sincerely,

Trent Selbrede
General Manager
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Great hotel for the family, Staff was super friendly and allowed us to check in early 2hrs. Got the one room suite, kids stayed in the living room on the pullout sofa bed (which was pretty comfortable) the room had very nice setup and decor. Breakfast was good (nothing special) seating was nice for the fact, I could sit down (problem with other hotels was small eating area) Location just off the 15 freeway, a little north of San Diego ( this is my only compliant, but it made up in not pay resort fees or parking fees). Loved it and will be the hotel we stay at for are yearly San Diego trip.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GMSDMarriotts, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway, responded to this review, November 1, 2012
Wasco2go,

Thank you for the kind words regarding your stay. Although we are not downtown, we are central to all San Diego attractions. We like so say "we are about 20 minutes from almost anythiing in San Diego!".

Thank you again for taking the time to leave a review. We look forward to welcoming you back next time.

Trent Selbrede
General Manager
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San Diego, California
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16 hotel reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

This hotel is conveniently located off a major freeway so going anywhere is very easy. The hotel itself is very nice, the rooms very comfortable. The staff here is very friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend this hotel to families visiting the San Diego area.

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GMSDMarriotts, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway, responded to this review, October 23, 2012
Aries808,

Thank you so much for your review! It appears you are an avid traveler and we appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your experience with us. Also, thank you for taking the time to recognize our friendly staff. They are the key to a great experience!

We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

-Trent Selbrede, General Manager.
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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Everything was wonderful here. Very nice staff. Quiet. Delicious continental breakfast (waffles, eggs, toast, bagels, muffins, yogurt, fruit, breakfast sandwiches, cereal, juice, etc.)

The rooms are huge! Plenty of living space. Kitchenette with plates, silverware, cups, soap. Full size refrigerator. Flat Screen TV and even nice pieces of art to make it feel like home.

Parking was limited, but I always found a spot. Chili's and a sports bar within walking distance.

Room Tip: This is a small hotel. I stayed on the first floor, but had no cell reception.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GMSDMarriotts, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway, responded to this review, October 19, 2012
jallen1788,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our Residence Inn and letting us know you had cell phone service issues. We have been talking to Verizon about potential solutions in the back bottom floor of the hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed the breakfast and large rooms and look forward to your return on your next visit!

-Trent Selbrede, General Manager
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Seal Beach, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We wanted a weekend in SD, mainly for the Zoo. Our typical hotel was booked, found this place via TA. We rolled in around 3:30pm, no wait at the front desk, check in was easy. They asked about room location preferences...there was some construction going on in the courtyard (new BBQ/fireplace!) and they put us as far from that as possible so my son could finish his nap. Only bummer of being so far from the center was the WiFi came in and out. The room was unique...colors, decorations, all made it feel more like home, less like a hotel. Everyone felt very comfortable. Couch/chair/desk/bed/kitchen table. Kitchen was very nice, stove/microwave/fridge/freezer/sink/dishwasher/etc. The bed was ok, a bit soft for our taste, but comfy. They have coffee/juice 24/7.
Morning was good - Breakfast was really yummy, eggs/potatoes/sausage/waffles/yogurt/cereal/etc.
No real heavy interaction from the staff, but everyone seemed nice enough.
Parking seemed a bit tight as the night went on.
There are some decent restaurants in that plaza and down the road a bit. We hit up the Vons down the road as well. I will be staying here again for sure.

Room Tip: If you want strong WiFi, try to stay near the center of the hotel.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GMSDMarriotts, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway, responded to this review, October 19, 2012
Rocker562,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our Residence Inn. With 6 reviews in 4 cities, we can tell that you are an experienced traveler with an eye for detail. Our outdoor fireplace will be up and running this week, in plenty of time for fall/winter!

We are glad you enjoyed the decor and amenities and that it didn't feel like a hotel. We say "It's not a room. It's a Residence".

We look forward to welcoming you when you return!

-Trent Selbrede, General Manager
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Address: 12011 Scripps Highlands Dr, & Scripps Poway Pkwy, San Diego, CA 92131
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in San Diego
#4 Business Hotel in San Diego
#36 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Renovations completed October 2011! New Rooms, New Lobby! We are located just minutes away from Rancho Bernardo, Poway, and San Diego business parks, and we are a short distance from southern California's beaches, Sea World, the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Wild Animal Park, and other area attractions. When visiting San Diego, the Residence Inn by Marriott - San Diego/Rancho Bernardo/Scripps-Poway is the perfect choice for you! ... more   less 
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