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Handlery Hotel San Diego

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Centrally located in San Diego's Mission Valley, the family-owned and managed Handlery Hotel is just minutes away from Sea World, the famous San Diego Zoo, Old Town, museums, shopping, and miles of breathtaking beaches. The hotel is known for its convenient location, comfortable accommodations and outstanding service.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Grade: 47 out of 100
62Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
5Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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I had one of their newly-renovated rooms that was spotless and beautiful. The raw wood beams and modern, European vibe is a great update to this classic hotel. My first impression of the room was that it reminded me of a place I stayed when I went to Vienna last year! I've come
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Response from Kirk S, General Manager at Handlery Hotel San Diego
Responded yesterday
Dear naiakai; Thanks so much for the wonderful comments about your stay and the staff! I'll be sure to pass on your thanks to Ron for his efforts! We do appreciate and value your feedback and I was pleased to know you have stayed with us before. We hope to see you back here soon!
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Hotel's Favorite
Always enjoy my stays at the Handlery. Check in/out was easy and friendly, our room was comfortable (the bed was extra comfy!) the room was clean. The staff was informative and help us with arranging a shuttle to Old Town and Sea World. The Hop On-Hop Off Trolley was
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Response from Kirk S, General Manager at Handlery Hotel San Diego
Responded Sep 20, 2018
Dear Marma2014; Thanks for such a nice review! We appreciate your comments about the hotel and services!= and look forward to seeing you again!!
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We enjoyed our stay for our Valentine’s Day Anniversary. Despite the rainy weather, we were welcomed by a warm and friendly staff. The Handlery was clean, comfortable, and quiet. A great location. Great breakfast. And a surprise bottle of champagne and chocolate covered
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I had reservations on February 14th 2018 valentines day. Unfortunately i couldn't make it due to the heavy rains and floods that could have endangered myself and my wife. I called in a few hours before to inform front desk that we couldnt make it due to floods in our area. They
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Came out to San Diego again for a quick getaway from the pets and the kids. Saw a deal on Travelzoo and decided to stay at the Handlery. We usually stay at nice hotels and our other choice was Estancia in La Jolla but the price difference was too great to say no to The Handlery
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All of our guest rooms have small refrigerator but no microwaves. We do have 2 microwaves available in Munchies which is our vending room near the lobby that is available for use. Munchies is open from 7am to 11pm daily.
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Yes You can do that or upon check in at the hotel you can then sign up for the shuttle to Sea World, Zoo or Balboa Park.
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Yes it's hop on and off. It picks you up right out in front of the hotel. It's called "The Old Town Trolley". We do have a MTS Trolley that is not far (less than a mile) that is the city's transit trolley. It costs $4-$5 per person and goes all the way to the Mexico border.
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The trolley is not free, it runs to downtown San Diego with stops at little Italy, Seaport Village and old town with a last stop being at the convention center or Petco Park. The trolley is eight dollars for the day, well worth it
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We did a thorough inspection and could not find anything that would have caused scabies. Her review is incorrect as we wash all of our linens daily. We do have a water saving notice in the room that is for the guest to choose not to be serviced. They did not use this service therefore their linens were changed daily.
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"Downstairs, close to the pool was nice."
"Rooms are quiet but there is no elevator for the second floor."
"Get room away from I 8, overlooking pool"
"room in the main building lower floor had patio access to the pool"
"We like rooms away from the pool, as it definitely gets used!"
$102 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesCaliforniaSan DiegoMission Valley / Hotel Circle
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