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Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido

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California
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57 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

The staff is friendly and helpful. The hotel is OLD and needs a complete RENOVATION very old, doors don't seal properly, Windows don't lock. They need more hangers in closet and pads on the sofa bed...

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Thank MHSR
vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear MHSR: It is great to hear that our staff is friendly and helpful. We also appreciate your feedback about the issues you have encountered and please be rest assured that we will take the necessary steps to resolve them. We hope that you were able to take advantage of the many amenities we have to offer including the hot... More 

Riverside, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Found a live bug on the bed as soon as we entered the room. Immediately shlepped all our stuff back to the front desk & asked to change rooms ... no sign of bugs in the 2nd room, but I felt itchy all night anyway after the first room, slept terrible wondering what might have been crawling on me. Overall... More 

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Thank Pauline J
vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear Pauline: Please allow me the opportunity to apologize for the inconvenience you experienced during your recent stay with us. We are committed to providing our guests with the highest quality services and facilities. We sincerely regret we fell short of our goal in this instance. Your comments will be shared with the management for further review. Once again, we... More 

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Escondido
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

I stay at IHG properties 10-15 nights a month. This property is old and needs a serious upgrade. The elevator is extremely small and outdated, the breakfast area looks like it was a hotel room converted into a dining area and the rooms were DIRTY. This property is not up to the standard of a HIE. I've stayed stayed at... More 

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Thank Melinda K
vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear Melinda K: We appreciate you taking the time to advise us of your opinion about our property. We are committed to providing our guests with the highest quality services and facilities. We will share your comment with the management for further review. We apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced. We want to take this time to thank... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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115 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

This hotel is tucked behing some restaurants, and can be easily missed if you don't know it is there. Look for the In N Out Burger, and you're close. The hotel is old and drafty on cold winter nights. The elevator is small and slow. The breakfast was up to usual Holiday Inn Express standards (plentiful and lots of good... More 

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vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear Ambul: Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience at our hotel. We apologize for the inconvenience this matter may have caused you. We will share your comments with the staff and use it as part of our training tool to prevent future recurrence. For your information, we are not allowed to place... More 

Missoula, Montana
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24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Hotel staff was great!! Breakfast included eggs/bacon/cereals/pancakes/fruit/sweet rolls, etc. very good - as was the coffee. The breakfast room could be bigger. The hotel seems a little dated but it was clean and quiet. There is an In & Out Burger next door and also a convenience store close by. I will stay here again next year when I visit... More 

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Thank Super W
vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear Super W: We are delighted to hear about your recent stay with us. We are happy to know that our staff was great and that our breakfast selection was good. We do have a great location right off I-15 and close to shops, restaurants and businesses. Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn hotels for your lodging needs. We... More 

Colorado
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I stayed at this hotel in April 2015 while we were visiting a friend in the area. Let me first start by saying that there is an In and Out restaurant literally in the parking lot! Now, this isn't much for locals, but since I don't have one in Colorado it's always a treat! Now, for the hotel, it's perfectly... More 

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Thank Coloradolawdobe
vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear Coloradolawdobe: What a great comment about our hotel. We are thrilled to hear that you will stay with us again whenever you're in town. Indeed our hotel has a great location close to tons of restaurants, shops and businesses. Needless to say, we are just right off Interstate I-15. We appreciate your business and we look forward to your... More 

Los Angeles
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70 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Older hotel but still is in my opinion a recommended place to stay. It has all the conveniences a business traveler would expect in the room plus they serve a great breakfast. (Marriott would charge $12). If the price is right llok no further.

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Thank ganon
vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear Ganon: We are delighted to hear about your recent stay with us. We are even more excited to hear that you are recommending our hotel and we are thankful. We appreciate your business and we hope to see you back again in the near future. Sincerely, Vikki Armonio General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Escondido More 

San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Nice and clean room. The breakfast is good. The outdoor pool has good size. Service can be better. I reported that the refrigerator is not cold enough but nothing is done the next day even though I reminded the front desk.

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Thank David C
vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear DavidC: Thank you for your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you found our rooms to be nice and clean including our good hot buffet breakfast. Although we are sorry to hear that you had an issue with the refrigerator. We are disappointed that it was not addressed while you were here. Please rest assured that we... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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103 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I spend a lot of time in HIE properties. I know what separates a property that I want to stay at again, and one that I don't. Sorry, but this hotel earned its way onto my "not again" list. I my opinion, it was not clean to my expectation. It was noisy...even late into the night. The breakfast was in... More 

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Thank pestpilot
vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear pestpilot: We appreciate you taking the time to advise us of your dissatisfaction which is the first step towards improvement of our services. We are committed to providing our guests with the highest quality services and facilities. We sincerely regret we fell short of our goal in this instance. We have noted your comments and rest assured that we... More 

san diego
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206 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The staff was very welcoming and the room was very clean. This was a convenient location. It was much better than I anticipated. The rooms were quiet and provided all the necessary amenities. I would return

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Thank hortonms
vfarmonio, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido, responded to this review

Dear hortonms: We are very excited to hear that our staff was welcoming and the room was quiet and very clean. Indeed our location is easily accessible via Interstate 15 and close to many shops, businesses and tons of restaurants. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed our amenities and will return. We appreciate your business and anticipate... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Diego-Escondido is nestled in hills of north San Diego county, minutes to Wild Animal Park, Performing Art Center, Harrah's Rincon Casino, Valley View Casino, Pala Casino, Cal. State San Marcos, Award Winning Stone Brewing Co., Golf Courses, fishing, and Wineries. Easy access to downtown San Diego, Seaworld, San Diego Zoo, Old Town, Legoland, Beaches, Parks and only a few miles from hiking, Cineplex, and Ice skating. Walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Centrally located to business & financial district of Escondido. Local companies include Sony, Lockheed Martin, Hewlett Packard and many more. Includes daily deluxe hot breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido

Address: 1250 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029-1704
Location: United States > California > Escondido
Price Range: $104 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Escondido 2.5*
Number of rooms: 84
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