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Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City
Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in National City
Certificate of Excellence
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
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“awesome place !!♥”
Reviewed March 9, 2014

so came to visit San Diego been in several hotels and motels. I had a really bad experience some of them. not like the other ones Its really clean and nice. the front desk people was really helpful I really want to help very nice people especially Mireille and Angie that's been responsive to any of my requests.Thank You Holiday Inn Expressin the next visit it will be surely you guys. :-)

  • Stayed March 2014
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SDBolts619, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review, March 11, 2014
Dear DavidAshburn124,

Thank you for taking the time to write up your review! The entire team appreciates you staying with us and your feedback, especially Mireille and Angie. They were really happy to see the positive call out on the review! We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to San Diego.

Sincerely,
Eric Loft, CHA
General Manager
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed January 28, 2014

when i arrived after midnight there was no hot water for a shower. the staff werent particularly friendly. there were not enough power points readily accessible and the entrance and carpark is not designed well.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
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SDBolts619, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review, February 6, 2014
Mr. David,

Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at our hotel on July 31, 2013. I’m very sorry to hear about he problem with the hot water during your stay. Our staff would have been happy to resolve the hot water issue or change your room at the time of the problem. However, we were not aware of the issue until we received your guest satisfaction survey through IHG on August 5th, 2013. In regards to the outlets, all of our guest rooms have outlets on the desk or activity table lamps. I would agree with you that the car park entrance can be missed if you’re not sure where on Plaza Boulevard we are located, due to the fact that the road curves towards the side the hotel is located on.

Thank you again for your feedback.

Sincerely,

Eric Loft, CHA
General Manager
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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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4 reviews
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Reviewed December 31, 2013

Nice decorations and designs in the room, especially the complimentary breakfast is way worth it. I stayed two nights. The breakfast for each day was different. I will recommend this hotel to my friends.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank vickyli2013
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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review, January 17, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Holiday Inn Express South San Diego National City. We are thrilled to hear you had a “great stay” at our hotel. We are also pleased you hear you enjoyed our recently renovated rooms. As you mentioned we do offer a complimentary breakfast and are glad you were able to benefit from it during yours stay. We take pride in providing a well-maintained property and are touched you took notice. Again, thank you for providing feedback regarding your stay at the Holiday Inn Express South San Diego National City. We look forward to seeing you and other future travelers alike during your next trip to San Diego.
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is clean and nice. Complimentary breakfast is pretty good - with eggs, cereals, biscuits, bagels and assortment of bread. They also had some juices. Coffee is available at all times in the lobby. The parking is free and so is the wi-fi.

It is mostly great value for people who want up see San Diego but don't want to pay downtown hotel rates, parking fees etc.

Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review, January 17, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for providing feedback regarding your stay at the Holiday inn Express South San Diego National City. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed our rooms and complimentary breakfast. We strive in providing a well-maintained property and are delighted you took notice. Once again, thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Holiday Inn Express South San Diego National City. We hope to see you again during your next visit to San Diego.
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed November 15, 2013

I travel on business to SD 1-2 times per year and I found the location in National City a nice break from the downtown or from la jolla, because of rather than despite the less fancy surroundings. The hotel itself was excellent and the neighborhood was perfectly ok but more real -- real taco stands and basic food places for a different ambience than other places. A good place to have a rental car though - mass transit to downtown is a good 40-45 minutes aways whereas the drive is a reliable 10 min. Pool is almost comically small -- it would pass for a hot tub elsewhere. But value is great.

Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review, November 30, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,
Thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Holiday Inn Express San Diego South – National City. We are so pleased to hear that our hotel is “excellent.” We strive to work hard in providing a well-maintained property and are glad that you took notice. We provide many amenities in each one of our guest rooms as well as complimentary deluxe breakfast and hope that you took advantage of that. Thank you again for reviewing our hotel. We hope to see you during your next trip to San Diego. Thank you!
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Corona, CA
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Reviewed November 5, 2013

Stayed one night after a concert at Sleep Train amphitheater. Not the best part of town but no problems. They assured us they had security.

Don't plan on hanging by the pool ... its small and right on the street.

Room was fine ... small fridge and coffee maker. I dont drink coffee but my daughter said it was nasty. Free breakfast was fine. Bagels, eggs, cereal, sausage, yogurt, teas and juices.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review, November 30, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,
Thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City. We are happy to hear that you had no problems during your stay. We are also happy to hear that you took advantage of our complimentary deluxe breakfast. Thank you again for reviewing our hotel. We hope to see you during your next visit. Thank you.
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Long Beach, California
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Reviewed October 4, 2013

We booked this place for the USA BMX Chula Vista National. It was perfect. 10-15 min scenic drive to the track. Recently remodeled, good ammenities. But that is not hte best part. The best part was the staff. BRENDA, BIANCA, AMANDA and JOHNNY, MURIELLE Every single person was fantastic. Late Friday night the people above us, decided to do cartwheels at midnight. The next day, I asked if they had anything on the 4th floor, we got moved without any problem and they even helped us coordinate moving to the new room. We had to make a quick trip back to the hotel, but it was worthy. Breakfast, great just as good as the Hampton, and way better than a LaQuinta. Now back the staff, all the girls at the counter were helpful and pleasant and even gave our son a goody bag. I feel the need to give kudos to JOHNNY, THANKS for the help with the washing machine!! Great professional and pleasant demeanor and willing to help. I'm telling everyone to stay here next year. Thanks Holiday Inn Express, National City!

Room Tip: King rooms with sofa bed are big.. 4th floor a good choice when the hotel is packed.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review, November 30, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,
Thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Holiday Inn Express San Diego South – National City. We are so ecstatic to hear that our hotel is a “great place to stay.” As you mentioned, our hotel was recently remodeled and are glad that you took notice. We make certain that all our guests feel welcome and comfortable as possible during their entire stay and are glad we were able to do just that. Thank you again for reviewing the Holiday Inn Express San Diego South – National City. We can’t wait to see you during your next visit. Thank you!
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Property: Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City
Address: 1645 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950-3722 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
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Location: United States > California > National City
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in National City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City 2.5*
Number of rooms: 91
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience the smoke-free Holiday Inn Express San Diego South - National City and enjoy our complete renovation that will "awe" you. We are conveniently located off I-805 and are within minutes from San Diego's biggest attractions. We provide a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, free parking, business center, fitness room, an outdoor heated pool and whirlpool. A host of amenities such as plush new bedding, 37" LCD television with cable channels, free wireless internet, refrigerator, and microwave. ... more   less 
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Comfort Inn South Bay Hotel National City
Comfort Inn National City
National City Comfort Inn

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