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Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City

HIExpress.comUSD 153*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Old and worn out hotel. Noisy and smelly a/c. Room smells rotten and old. In room safe not working. The pool area is small and not as clean and nice as the hotel pictures on tripadvisor. A 2 star experience but thanks to the following we rate it 3*: - large bed - hot breakfast - lots of free parking...

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Sasebo, Japan
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I had just came back from working in Japan and I had to stay at a hotel for a month before I got settled into a house. Looking for a halfway decent hotel with a good price is difficult. But I found holiday express in national city… And when you walked in ... it's pretty decent… The service was excellent…...

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Rose F, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write The Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City a review. We are extremely happy to hear that you had a wonderful stay at our property. Our staff work very hard to ensure a great experience for all of our guests and it's such a compliment when we get a review like this....

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I've stayed here a couple times now here is my assessment. Pros #1 The place was clean #2 the staff was friendly, I had fun getting dinner suggestions from the front desk :-) #3 I like the ability to do my own laundry in the "Laundromat" area #4 there is a meeting room in the back and an open area...

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Rose F, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to taking care of you again during your next trip out to San Diego!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Overall this is an average remodeled Holiday Inn Express from probably a much older building. It is in an average residential neighborhood, located very close to freeway 805. The included breakfast is convenient but you probably don’t want to eat for consecutive days (see below). The hotel staffs are all very friendly and they would try their best to serve...

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Rose F, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We are constantly striving to provide upgrades for our guests to ensure the most comfortable stay possible so we will take your feedback to heart. We hope to welcome you and your family back again soon!

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I am a Spire Elite member and spend a lot of time in IHG properties throughout the world. Most of the rooms are very similar based on the hotel type, but the staff (particularly the front desk) are what make the difference. I was here for two weeks and never had anything other than excellent, courteous service. Yani, Francia and...

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Rose F, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments about our hotel and staff. We are very pleased to hear that you a had a wonderful time here at The Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon!

Ejido El Porvenir, Mexico
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I never had been to the Holiday Inn in National City before. What a fine team of people they have working their front desk… Frencha, April, Mariela, and a couple of others. They all get an A+ rating, making the stay comfortable and relaxing from start to finish.

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Rose F, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review for the Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City.We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your wonderful recognition of our hard working staff. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed 3 nights. Easy access via 805. Plenty of parking. Friendly staff! My room had a closed in musty smell. A little airing out might help. Bedding great! Rooms could use some updating. Elevators are a bit too dark. Off season and reasonably priced

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Hello EquityL, Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, CA. I am happy to know that the bed was very comfortable and that our property's location was favorable for your trip. Your comments about the room's condition are taken into account so that our hotel can improve ventilation. I would be pleased to welcome you...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Stayed here last week for business and found it to be clean and comfortable with and excellent staff. The only issue is the ongoing road construction in front of the hotel that makes it a challenge to get in and out.

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is so far the great hotel I've ever stayed in this area, I travel a lot to visit my mom and this entire staff is always willing to do their best for me and my family, We usually book 2 rooms when we are there and the new management has made great changes so far as soft renovation, cookies...

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan M, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing your stay with us at out hotel. We are ecstatic to hear that we are the ‘Best hotel in South San Diego.” Our staff holds guest service in the highest regard are so happy that we were able to accomplish just that. Thank you again for sharing your experience...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 8 November 2016

My business trip took me to the area again, and I stupidly decided to stay here again. Nothing went right, everything could go wrong went wrong. 1) Insanely difficult to get in and out - the street in front of the hotel is under construction, so you can only turn right when leaving the hotel. The hotel makes NO MENTION...

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City, responded to this review

Dear knowmyhotels, Thank you for investing some time in reviewing our hotel. Please accept our sincerest apologies regarding the inconvenience you experienced during our stay. We always aim to wow our guests and are so disappointed to have missed such an opportunity with you. Your concerns are important to us and will be addressed to our staff. Thank you again...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
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 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City

Address: 1645 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950-3722 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
Region: United States > California > National City
Price Range: $168 - $294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego South-National City 2.5*
Number of rooms: 91
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn South Bay Hotel National City
Comfort Inn National City
National City Comfort Inn
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“If you are a smoker get a room on the end so you can go out on the balconies, if you want peace & quiet, dont get a room on the end”
tstlkechkn, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose the top floor if you don't want to hear people above you all the time.”
long73, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms facing the front parking lot get too much morning sunshine.”
marksU2022VE, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the 4th floor away from the elevator are the best”
lautners2016, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is an odd open door balcony at the west-end of the hall... avoid rooms there, because you might get noise from Interstate 805”
algarcia78, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
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