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Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo

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#178 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfect location to visit Sea World, Old Town, La Jolla Cove and USS Midway museum. During weekends, hotels in San Diego were very steep in pricing and we didn’t wanted to spend more than $100, so this was an excellent option and all the main attractions were within 20 to 25 mins drive. Check-in process was smooth and part of...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stay. Other reviewers commented on lack of parking space. However, I found parking space to be plentiful. Just need to look at 2nd level of parking next to gas station and Phil BBQ. Hotel room was fine and overall facility is nice for the price. Friendly front desk staff. Only drawback was that the hotel room curtains...

1Thank JPBayArea2016
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HazelGuison, Guest Service Representative at Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo, responded to this review

Hi JPBayArea2016, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that your experience with our front desk staff and parking availability were a positive one. As for the hotel room curtains issue that you experienced during your stay, we do apologize for the inconvenience and we will...

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed for one night at holiday Inn express, Rancho Bernardo on 20-May-2017 night. It was a last minute booking so we called the reservation desk and spoke to Ms. Andrea and informed her that we are on a road trip to San Diego and want a standard room with 2 queen beds for 3 adults and a child. Andrea...

Thank aarthikkanal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 5 nights on a business trip. Cons: The hotel room was very basic and it had a pungent smell reminiscent of bug spray throughout the grounds and the room. When I asked the manager and front desk about the smell they told me all of the rooms had a similar stench. The first night I moved rooms...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo, responded to this review

Hello Whitney M, Thank you for staying with us and for enumerating the good, the bad and the opportunities to improve. I am pleased to know that our breakfast service and options exceeded your expectations. On the other hand, I am sorry to hear that our rooms was not to your liking. Our guest's comfort remains a priority and I...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have never left a bad review : The room was clean the hallways has a smell. Breakfast was good. If I had paid what they were asking I would have been extremely disappointed. Amir and the manager who were at the front desk when we checked in were HORRIBLE! Never before given a bad review my first is on...

1Thank Sharon M
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo, responded to this review

Hello Sharon M, Thank you for choosing us and for sharing your experience. I am happy that you found the room clean and the you liked the breakfast selection. However, it is unfortunate that you were not able to fully enjoy your stay with us due to the level of service you received upon check- in. Please accept our sincerest...

Las Vegas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed pleasant 2 day weekend stay with grandson. The service was friendly and pleasant. Daily breakfast offering ample and well prepared. Rooms comfortable and clean. Only issue was limited and tight parking spaces. But overall a nice hotel stay.

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Lewiston, Idaho, United States
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Room was decent and clean. The front desk was friendly. We spent time pool side and it's a very busy hotel. Managers could be nicer to thier people (yes customers notice) and the complimentary shuttle is difficult to obtain (got it from the hotel with some difficulty, was unable to access it to the hotel as they didn't have drivers)....

1Thank SarahSandChristyL
Upper Michigan
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I stayed here on business and was greatly disappointed. While the lobby and breakfast area was nice, my room was in a separate building with no staff nearby. The room was old, smelly, and unsafe. Here is a picture of the safety latch to my door.

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo, responded to this review

Dear 100nitesperyear, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We certainly appreciate your nice feedback on our breakfast area and lobby. On the other hand, we would like to apologize for not living up to your expectations regarding the room you were given. Reviews like yours are very valuable as they enable...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I spent 2 nights for business to attend a conference nearby. The hotel is a bit dated. Room was quite comfortable. Desk area was good. Bed was good. Bed was Ok. Overall quite decent. Checkin was a bit slow

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo, responded to this review

Hello 367PierreA, Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am pleased to know that you had a satisfactory stay at our hotel and found our rooms comfortable. On the other hand, I am sorry about the check-in service you received. It is always hugely motivating when one takes...

North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I've stayed here twice in six month. First time, my rental car got scratched by another car in front of the lobby and the person left without notice. Second time I got upgraded to the mini suite on the third floor, great. Then the problems in the morning, the water pressure was so low in the morning, the water stopped...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo, responded to this review

Hi Rui W, Thanks for sharing feedback, comments from repeat guests like you are important. Although I am pleased to know that an upgrade was provided during your recent stay and see your satisfactory ratings for sleep quality and the staff's level of service, I regret to learn that you had encountered previous issues at our location and that you...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn San Diego-Rancho Bernardo is nestled in a beautiful valley surrounded by majestic hills, and is recognized for its golf courses and wineries.Rooms available for local tournaments: San Diego Open, NJB Tournament, PQ Premier, Triple Crown, & Hotspurs.The hotel offers many amenities for the business and vacation traveler at affordable prices. Our exclusively designed rooms and facilities include a host of functional features: convenient location, spacious and business-friendly guest rooms, free wireless high-speed Internet, complimentary hotel shuttle to offices within 5 miles Mon-Fri, complimentary business center services, full service Elephant Bar & Restaurant and Lounge, room service, hot breakfast buffet daily, complimentary parking, complimentary fitness center, same day valet/laundry service, outdoor heated pool and spa, in room coffee makers, two-line phones, large work stations, refrigerators and microwaves in all rooms. We are the closest full service hotel to the San Diego Wild Animal Park in the area. Local companies include: Hewlett-Packard, Sony, General Atomics, Lockheed Martin, SAIC, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, NCR, BAE Systems, Pulse Engineering, Masco, Caterpillar/Hawthorne Machinery, Laserink, Cymer, Kodak, Zarlink Semiconductors, & Sumitomo Electric Inc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo

Address: 17065 W Bernardo Dr, San Diego, CA 92127-1457 (Formerly Holiday Inn San Diego-Rancho Bernardo)
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: RM534 - RM1,116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo 3*
Number of rooms: 178
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Holiday Inn San Diego-Rancho Bernardo Hotel San Diego
San Diego Holiday Inn
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“If you can afford it, book a suite”
whitneym81, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Note that even though they say you can get a roll-away they are not available in double queen bed rooms.”
ChuckM626, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms would be good.”
RossP417, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Curtains do not close so bring safety pins or clips to pull them up and close if you are light sensitive (room 274).”
pk554, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Walk to Phil's BBQ right next door - excellent food!”
PHXSports, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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