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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 #8 of 270 Hotels in San Diego
Riverside County
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“Perfect place to stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Last weekend we rented two rooms, each with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The place was clean, quiet, and very very nice. Each place had kitchens, three TV's, and a fireplace. The finishing touch for me was the filled candy jar sitting there on the coffee table. Wonderful!

  • Stayed May 2013, 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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Kelly_Herrington, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway, responded to this review, May 22, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to share a review of on Trip Advisor. I appreciate you sharing your positive experiences with us. It is nice to hear that you found the property to meet your needs during your stay here in San Diego. We look forward to your next trip back.

Thanks Again,

Kelly Herrington
General Manager
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

Very new, clean, large bedroom. Excellent complimentary breakfast.
Nothing to complain at all.
Staff are perfect.
Easy location to find. Swimming pool and spa are nice and clean.
20 min north of San Diego downtown.
A perfect stay.
Only one thing missing : there is no safe in the bedroom.

Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Kelly_Herrington, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway, responded to this review, May 14, 2013
Greetings. Thank you for sharing a review on TripAdvisor. We were pleased to hear that our property met the standards you've come to expect from Marriott. We hope you'll come visit us again soon!

Warm Regards,

Kelly Herrington
General Manager
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

We stayed at the Residence Inn Scripps Poway for 8 nights during a vacation in San Diego. There were 2 adults and 2 kids (5 and 7 year old) in my family and my brother, his wife and new born daughter stayed in the next room. The hotel is located just off the I-15 making it convenient to visit all the attractions (Sea World, La Jolla) in 20-30mins. The included breakfast was great including both hot and cold items (bagels, eggs). The staff were very friendly and accommodating. We stayed on the top floor (Room 404 and 402) which were close to both the lifts and the stairs leading conveniently to the parking lot. Would definitely stay at this hotel again.

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 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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Kelly_Herrington, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway, responded to this review, May 10, 2013
I'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for the review! Our team is committed to making our guests' stay both enjoyable and comfortable. We value your feedback, and are grateful for the recognition you placed on our breakfast and quality accommodations. We hope you'll come back and visit soon.

Warm regards,
Kelly Herrington
General Manager
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Calgary, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

We stayed at this hotel from Apr. 8 - 19th inclusive. It had good curb appeal when we drove up, the staff were very friendly throughout our stay, our room was clean and nicely laid out and we found the location ideal. It seemed to be 1/2 hour from wherever we wanted to go so found it to be convenient even though it wasn't in the heart of Downtown. There was a small shopping centre only 3 minutes drive away for groceries, banks, etc. The room was very clean and well laid out with full kitchen facilities, including dishes, utensils, etc. We had a studio suite with a king bed that had updated bedding and was very comfortable. Air conditioning was regulated by a thermostat and worked well. All windows opened for fresh air. We loved being in the "back" facing the hill as it was quiet and did not get the evening sun. The living area had a sofa, big chair, coffee table and footstool with a large flat screen TV that swiveled to accommodate livingroom or bed viewing. There was also a table and chairs for eating and a large desk for computer and paper work. Plenty of drawer and closet space. Also clean laundry facilities on the 2nd Floor. Included was a full breakfast with hot and cold choices. Also from Mon. to Thurs. they provided a complimentary light dinner from 5:30 - 7:30 PM including free beer on tap and red and white wine. Meals in the evenings were either a pasta dish, barbecued hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken breasts, macaroni & cheese, etc. Accompanied by a fresh spinach salad with all the fixings. After a long day of sightseeing this meal was all we needed. The menus were posted in the room when we arrived. There was a pool which was kept very clean with lounge chairs and clean towels available at all times. An exercise room was included as well, even though we chose to get our exercise outside. Ample free parking was available. We ate at Chili's restaurant several times as it was barely a 5 minute walk away....food and drinks there were good. We would definitely stay here again if we were visiting San Diego and have already mentioned it to several of our friends. Special thanks to the Sr. Sales Manager, Tamara, for her sightseeing recommendations and friendly assistance. Kudos, also, to the friendly front counter staff. They were always smiling and greeting us as we walked by. One night I poured us both a beer from the "tap" and seemed to get more foam than beer in our glasses. We chuckled about it and sat down. Within a minute the front desk clerk came to our table with 2 full properly poured beer. She said she didn't want to see us drinking foam ! Just one example of the "up and above" service that was provided.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Derek E, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway, responded to this review, April 27, 2013
Helen W,

It's wonderful to hear that you felt well taken care of during your recent trip to San Diego! Thank you so much for the positive review and comments. I don't think I could describe our hotel any better! We are lucky to have a great hotel and an even better staff to share with our guests and it always feels good to be recognized for our "up and above" service. Hopefully we will get a chance to see you again if you visit San Diego in the future.

Happy Travels!

Derek Edwards
Assistant General Manager
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

After a week in the very impersonal setting of Las Vegas, it was a breath of fresh air to one and stay here. The staff were amazing - polite and helpful. The room were nice. You had the option of self catering as each room was equipped with a little kitchenette. All crockery and utensils were provided. There was also a dishwasher in the room. The guest laundry room was also really cheap. Breakfast was included and was lovely. Dinner was also included but we ate out everyday.
The pool was small but heated so people were enjoying a dip even when it was quite cold out there.

  • Stayed April 2013, 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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Derek E, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway, responded to this review, April 22, 2013
just5ofus,

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience. It's good to hear you and your family enjoyed San Diego and our hotel. Hopefully we can provide better weather the next time you come to visit us!

Warm Wishes,

Derek Edwards
Assistant General Manager
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Calgary, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We stayed at this hotel for a full week from March 11th through to the 18th. I was nervous at first about the location of this hotel, but was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to drive to SeaWorld, Legoland, the Safari Park and any other attractions we wanted to take in, from this area. It has easy access to / from the freeway, yet we could not hear any of the traffic noise. There were also plenty of restaurants and shopping centers nearby, so we will gladly book this hotel again for our next trip. We were travelling with a 2 year old and a 5 year old and the complimentary breakfast and evening dinners were not just a great convenience but a fantastic meal as well. The rooms were very comfortable for our family and the kids loved the swimming pool. The staff working the front desk and looking after the breakfast / dinner area were very friendly and always helpful. They always welcomed us as we'd arrive for a meal, ensure we had everything we needed and wished us well as we'd head back to our room or out for the day. We had an allergy emergency (self inflicted by something we had bought to eat in our room) with our 2 year old which required an ambulance to take her to the hospital. When we realized what was happening, we rushed her down to the front desk and Derek, whom was the manager on staff at that moment, took immediate action. He called the ambulance, kept us informed with the information and instructions he was getting over the phone. He remained on the line with them until the ambulance arrived a short time later. It was extremely frightening for us to go through, but we will be forever grateful for how Derek and the staff handled this situation. We were extremely fortunate that only 5 hours later we were all back from the hospital and able to carry on with our vacation. San Diego is one of our favorite vacation destinations and we know which hotel we will be staying at on our next visit. Thanks again to all of the staff and especially Derek.

  • Stayed March 2013, 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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Derek E, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway, responded to this review, April 18, 2013
CoryS,

What a pleasure it is to read about your recent stay with us. We are proud to offer quite a few extra amenities and we are delighted when they are enjoyed. I realize that there are a lot of hotel choices in San Diego but I am glad you chose to stay with us and had a great experience!

We don't deal with emergency situations often but we like to think that if they arise, we are trained to handle them the best we can. I am glad I could help you and your family, especially your young daughter, and it's good to know she is doing just fine.

We hope you can make it to San Diego again in the future and we will make sure you and your family are well taken care of!

We Wish You All The Best!

Derek Edwards
Assistant General Manager
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

We loved every minute of our 3 night stay here. Staff are super friendly, breakfast had a great variety and our beautiful spacious room was spotless and had everything we needed. The hotel is close to the freeway so easy access to all the area's attractions is another plus. We will stay here again if we ever return to the area

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 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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Kelly_Herrington, General Manager at Residence Inn San Diego Scripps Poway Parkway, responded to this review, April 17, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to share a review of on Trip Advisor. I appreciate you sharing your positive experiences with us. It is nice to hear that you found the property and the location to meet your needs during your stay here in San Diego. We look forward to your next trip back.
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Address: 12011 Scripps Highlands Dr, & Scripps Poway Pkwy, San Diego, CA 92131
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 ( WiFi ) 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*
Number of rooms: 95
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our extended stay hotel offers 95 Marriott suites each with separate living and sleeping areas and fully equipped kitchens. We offer perfect extended-stay accommodations by combining all the comforts of home, including wireless high speed internet, hot complimentary full breakfast buffet, outdoor pool and much more. 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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