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Hotel Iris

TripAdvisorUSD 106*
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#172 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 140*
USD 106*
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San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I almost do not want to write this review, because I use this hotel regularly and that selfish part of me wants to keep it all to myself. At the risk of rising rental prices and attracting a crowd, I will tell you: This place is amazing! The price is unbeatable, unless you'd rather stay in a seedy, smoke-filled roach...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice room with a jacuzzi tub. Mini fridge and microwave were very useful. TV was huge with lots of viewing options. Excellent location, lots of food and shopping nearby. Would definitely stay here again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent staff, great rooms, restaurants nearby. Coming off of a "terrible" hotel experience, we were relieved to find such an accommodating hotel. One girl dealt with me on the cell with Expedia trying to "make things right" & the manager helped my husband to find his way around town and recommended restaurants. Awesome girls! TY!!!

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Thank MaryTomPhilly
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Iris, responded to this review

Dear Mary, We're touched by your wonderful review of Hotel Iris! It was our pleasure to provide you with friendly assistance. Our manager and front desk attendant are great assets to us. We'll certainly share your warm compliments with them, and commend them for their exemplary service. We're delighted that our accommodations met your expectations, and we hope you had...

Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was really good. The room was clean and nice. The employees were really nice. I would recommend this hotel for a stay in San Diego. Unfortunately there was no breakfast included. But all in all we had a really nice stay.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Iris, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer, We appreciate your kind and positive review of Hotel Iris! It's wonderful to hear that our clean accommodations and friendly service met your expectations. Although our amenities do not include breakfast at this time, we're delighted that your overall stay was enjoyable. Hopefully, you had the chance to explore some of the tasty eateries in the area. We're...

Reviewed 1 week ago

The refillable mounted soap/shampoo/body wash dispensers in the shower kind of give this place the feel of being in a Burger King. Basic hotel room, nothing fancy, clean room. Check-in was fast and simple with reservations.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Iris, responded to this review

Dear Shawn, We appreciate your input from your recent stay. It's great to hear that although there were certain aspects you did not enjoy, you had an overall pleasant stay in your clean and comfortable room. We are sorry to hear that you found the shower-toiletries dispensers gave you the feeling of less valuable accommodation. We strive to make an...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Newly renovated rooms. Very nice,clean, comfortable. Great staff. Only complaints were the resort fee and parking. Definitely not a resort and not enough parking spaces. Filled up quick. Super cheap price for San Diego!

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Iris, responded to this review

We are pleased to see that overall you had a great experience at Hotel Iris and appreciated our updated rooms, friendly staff, and excellent value. However, we do apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced finding adequate parking and with our resort fees. All of our fees are listed on our website. We hope that these did not have...

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very well taken care of, the staff was extremely friendly, and I was able to sleep comfortably. The price was cheaper than the motel across the street and was way nicer. Would recommend to a friend.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Iris, responded to this review

We're delighted to hear about your wonderful experience at Hotel Iris! It makes our day to have provided you with attentive service and superior accommodations at a great rate. We're so pleased you were able to rest well too. Your recommendation is an honor to receive, and we'd love to have you stay with us again.

Long Beach, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was a perfect spot to stay in I will stay here again for sure. This hotel was remodeled and it turned out perfect. The manager needs to train other staff members to help check people in during peak check in times their were 5 people waiting to check in. Other than that I did enjoy my stay.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Iris, responded to this review

Hearing we may have the privilege of hosting you again brightens our day!Thank you for your kind comments on our recent remodel. We apologize for the delay in checking in. Sometimes large groups arrive all at once and that can slow down the process, but we will review our procedures to see if we can make improvements in this area....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very nice room..me and my bf stayed and we actually loved it wasnt sure how it was going to be but from the office and the rooms are so nice. anytime we just want to get away..I will make sure they are first on my list

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Iris, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear that our hotel was able to provide you and your boyfriend with a pleasant getaway. We are glad that you enjoyed our comfortable rooms. Thank you for choosing Hotel Iris for your vacation and for taking the time to give us a review. Nothing would make us happier than hosting you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved my stay. Man at front desk was so nice, met a sweet lady who was staying there. We had a great room that had no neighbors and that was awesome! Kinda lame that the breakfast was not complimentary but there are so many places around that deliver such as CRUST! That place had everything from breakfast to dinner, it...

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Iris, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Hotel Iris for your trip to San Diego. Your recommendation is such an honor to us! We are delighted to hear that you had a comfortable and pleasant stay with us and that our rooms and staff both contributed positively to your experience. Thank you for appreciating our thematic color scheme. We apologize for any inconvenience...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Iris is San Diego's newest hip and modern boutique hotel, located in Mission Valley, the heart of San Diego, and is brought to you by Lifestyle Hotels. Designed for the business or leisure traveler alike, Hotel Iris gives our guest an amazing resort experience, furnished with an outdoor pool and spa, 79 newly renovated rooms and comes equipped with the ultimate customer service experience. Hotel Iris offers advantageous access to the best of San Diego's businesses & attractions, such as the historical Old Town, the world famous San Diego Zoo, and the cultural filled museums of Balboa Park. Hotel Iris is just 6 miles from San Diego's International Airport, Lindbergh Field, and just minutes from the World Renowned Sea World. If you are looking to shop, there is the World's finest shopping mall across the street at Fashion Valley, and if you are a sports lover you will be just minutes from Qualcomm Stadium, Home of the San Diego State Aztecs! Our friendly staff will make you and your families feel at home. Call now, so we can see you soon!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Iris

Address: 625 Hotel Cir S, San Diego, CA 92108-3404 (Formerly Vagabond Inn San Diego)
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
Price Range: $118 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Iris 2*
Number of rooms: 79
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Also Known As:
Vagabond Hotel San Diego
San Diego Hotel Circle
Hotel Style:
#75 Family Hotel in San Diego
#76 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#90 Business Hotel in San Diego
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“Economy room for the night, okay. Want something a special or with attention to detail, romantic, multiple night stay this is not the place.”
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“You guys' have everything except a blow dryer!! That's all you need everything else was great :)”
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“Great Hotel for night or two”
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