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“Great Hotel and Great Staff” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Del Mar

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Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Del Mar
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3939 Ocean Bluff Ave, San Diego, CA 92130   |  
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Ranked #16 of 271 Hotels in San Diego
Dallas, United States
2 reviews
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“Great Hotel and Great Staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Hotel was very clean and staff was very friendly. Just what I was looking for. Very good location - just a short drive to Del Mar Beach. Not a bad drive to get into San Diego. Hilton is a great brand and the Hilton Garden Inn is a great price value option.

  • Stayed July 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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Kevin E, General Manager at Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Del Mar, responded to this review, July 16, 2013
Jim,

Thank you very much for your review. The team and I are very happy that you truly enjoyed your stay and beautiful San Diego. Our location just off the highway truly does make travel to anywhere in San Diego very convenient as you stated. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest and we look forward to having you back very soon!
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Woodland Hills CA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We went to visit our kids, and new baby. The hotel was not as close as some others but we choose Hilton Garden because it is always clean and is a Hilton property. It was only a 1 1/2 miles from our kids, so it worked out fine. Not very resturants around. The Del Mar Highlands Shopping center is were we ate and met up with our kids. Much more activity in that area. But close enough, so no complaints. We did not want to spend the upcharge to stay closer so this worked out just fine. And we got to spend a couple of days with our new Grand Baby!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The breakfast was the highlight, but everything else was pretty disappointing as I explain. We were very disappointed that we paid extra for a double queen with a balcony, only to find out that the room actually had less space than a double queen without the balcony...which our friends were in. We felt taken advantage of as the balcony was less than a desirable space right over the parking lot. The beds were also horribly uncomfortable, regardless of the firmness setting. One night, we came back to the hotel to find that there was not one single parking spot available on the property, including the hotel next store. It took me a while to find an employee as no one was minding the front desk, and he had to move his car to give me a spot. It would have to be an incredible deal for me to ever stay here again.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Kevin E, General Manager at Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Del Mar, responded to this review, July 12, 2013
I would like to sincerely apologize for all of the concerns you explained in your review. It is our absolute goal to ensure every guest is extremely satisfied during their stay with us. I would truly appreciate the opportunity to have you back as our guest, and allow me to make this right. Please contact me at (858) 720-9500 and I would be happy to personally take care of you.
-Kevin Escoto
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Essex, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I was part of a work group that stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Del Mar in May. The front desk attendent Andrew Bernard was very helpful during our stay, especially the day/evening of our arrival when a colleague was ill. Andrew brought our colleage a beverage and antacid tablets, arranged the van and a great place for dinner in Del Mar.

The rooms were nice and the breakfast was wonderful.

When another group of colleagues traveling this week to the same area had booked another hotel down the road I convinced them to move to the Hilton Garden Inn. They have been happy there this week.

Thank you for making my work stay a pleasant one!

  • Stayed May 2013, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Perfect area between La Jolla and Del Mar. We cycle, so in the morning we are just a couple of (easy) miles from the beach for our coast-line rides!! Cook to Order breakfast ends at 10:30, so we ride and return for a great breakfast. This hotel location is excellent, especially if you want a quiet nights sleep!!

  • Stayed July 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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

This hotel is very pleasant as it is very clean and very comfortable with everything you might need at a very affordable price. You even get a complete breakfast which is included in the price of the room. Really the best value for money!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We had a nice stay for three days in May. Everyone from the front desk to housekeeping to restaurant staff was very pleasant. Rooms were quiet, clean and kept well stocked except for coffee. Beds were comfortable once we adjusted the mechanism (except one that didn't seem to work). We had the continental breakfast one morning. It was nice to be near Torrey Pines beach (maybe a 5 minute drive?). The lobby water cooler with fruit slices looked so pretty we stopped to have a cup every day. We had no problems with wi-fi and there was always at least one parking spot available. Checkout was easy.

  • Stayed May 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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Kevin E, General Manager at Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Del Mar, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Thank you very much for your fantastic review. The team and I truly appreciate your kind words and are very pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. I am happy to know that the service you recieved from housekeeping, our front desk and bistro 39 was consistently pleasant. The team and I look forward to having you back during your next trip to San Diego!
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Address: 3939 Ocean Bluff Ave, San Diego, CA 92130
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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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#3 Family Hotel in San Diego
#5 Business Hotel in San Diego
#33 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Del Mar 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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