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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently stayed at the holiday inn express in Escondido for nine consecutive nights. I had a king suite which had a large bedroom and separate large living room area and kitchen. Hotel is located very conveniently to nearby eateries and stone world bistro. My room was comfortable, quiet and kept in good condition by housekeeping. I found all staff...

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

Dear John F: What an awesome review! We are so excited to hear that you have indeed enjoyed your 9-day stay with us and did not encounter any problems. We appreciate you choosing the Holiday Inn hotels for your lodging needs and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Sincerely, Vikki Armonio General Manager Holiday Inn Expess Hotel &...

Joshua Tree, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband thought we would go to the Temecula Holiday Inn Express (about 20 minutes away) that was comfortable and spacious that we had stayed at two months ago. I opted for this property as one mile away from the Shen Yun show we went to see. Staff was very nice and offered to move our room when a few...

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

Dear TropiCAL2003: Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hotel. We are sorry to hear that you did not have a pleasant experience. We appreciate you bringing it to our attention so that we can work on improving our product and services. We apologize for the inconvenience this matter may have caused you. We...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I paid about $117 plus tax for this room. The previous night we stayed in a Holiday Inn Express in Beaumont CA. This hotel's rooms were small, especially compared to the Beaumont hotel. The hotel feels kind of old and outdated. I expected more for this price. This hotel is no better than a Super 8, which is $25 cheaper....

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

Dear AlanG1211: Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We realize there are many hotels to choose from and we appreciate you choosing the Holiday Inn hotels for your lodging needs. We hope that you will allow us another opportunity to be of service to you in the near future. Sincerely, Vikki Armonio General Manager Holiday...

Desert Hot Springs, California
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed day before T-day. This place was pretty nice, considering it's an Express. Not as large and full of amenities as regular HIs, but still nice. Staff member was wonderfully accommodating. Room was comfy and clean. Pool looks nice (too cold for a swim). Priced right. Right next to my fav burger joint... In-n-Out.

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

Dear onewaywire: We are happy to hear about your delightful experience during your recent stay with us. We hope that you were able to take advantage of the free hot buffet breakfast as well. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again in the near future. Sincerely, Vikki Armonio General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Escondido

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Liked this place, stayed two nights and saved a lot compared to staying in San Diego. In and Out burger beside the hotel; lots of shopping nearby - located near highway; one exit to Costco; two exits to large mall. Beds a bit on the soft side; room was quiet and there was lots of free parking. Had an outdoor...

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

We are delighted to hear about your recent experience at our hotel. Great to know that you are happy with your stay. Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn hotels for your lodging needs and we hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Vikki Armonio General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Escondido

Reviewed 4 October 2016

My wife and I were going to Valley View Casino. We decided to spend the night at this Holiday Inn Express. It is only a fifteen minute drive to the casino. It is an older hotel, but the rooms are clean and the bed was comfortable. Front desk staff were really nice and they upgraded us to a suite. The...

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

Dear cuaman: We are delighted to hear about your recent stay with us. We appreciate your business and really excited to know that you will definitely stay with us again. Thank you for your business and for choosing the Holiday Inn hotels for your lodging needs. Sincerely, Vikki Armonio General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Escondido

San Jose, California
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Hotel is in a pretty sketchy area but is not that far from some nice malls. The lobby is average and the rooms were okay except for the lines of ants crawling around the bathroom, in the shower, and on the bed! There also isn't a safe. Breakfast was below par; the eggs were hardened and soggy, and there...

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

Dear Ethan C: Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay. We do have a very convenient location easily accessible right off Interstate 15 and surrounded by tons of restaurants and businesses. I apologize that you had some issues about ants. We have been working with our pest control for the best solution to that issue. Also, we alternate...

California
Reviewed 30 June 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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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...

Riverside, California
Reviewed 5 April 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...

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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...

Escondido
Reviewed 1 March 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...

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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...

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Multilingual Staff
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 West Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029
Region: United States > California > Escondido
Price Range: $145 - $217 (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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