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The only complaint i have is the refrigerator in the room made a popping sound and kept me awake all night. It was not hidden behind any dresser drawer or anything as they are sometimes this property lax certain amenities. I don’t think I will stay at this property again

nice rooms, pool area had a lot of trash. Coffee station could open at 6 instead of 6:30

Very easy to get to, Freeway right around the corner. Quiet, and nice comfortable bed. They extended my check out until 2;00 pm, with no problems. Grab and go breakfast! Nice and clean, with Covid-19! Close to beaches and all attractions too!

Internet services is not a good condition. Stopping of it was many times during my staying Yesterday,

Sofa bed was so old. Okey to use as couch, Not comfy to use as a bed

My Marine Grandson got married which is why we flew into San Diego, the hotel iwas close to the beach,restaurant’s,and other stores that we were able to shop at, it was also close to where the rehearsal dinner was held at and where the weddding it self was held at as well

The hotel was undergoing renovations during our stay. It wasn't known to us when we booked. It should have been clearly indicated on the website at the time of booking.

Nice location near to our destination. Checked in late and its under renovation. The security personnel politely guided us to enter a locked main door.

Hotel was under construction and we did not know this when we booked. it was a horrible inconvenience and there many parking issues. The rooms smelled of mold from the HVAC systems, the beds were uncomfortable, we did not get the type of rooms that we booked, and the furniture in the room was falling apart. We won't be staying at this hotel again, when we return to the area.

Very convenient in terms of location and access to the freeway. They are in the midst of a remodel, however. The check-in desk is a reconverted room on the first floor and half the parking lot is taken with construction equipment and materials. That means evening parking was at the farthest end of the lot

Hotel is smelly and not what I expected for the price I paid. Also I paid for two queens and upon checking in, they have noticed posted stating they. only offer one King or two full size beds. My husband and I felt like sardines in s full size bed and uncomfortable. We will not be returning.

Breakfast was a bit lacking but otherwise a good stay.

Cleanliness was lacking. I have stayed here before with no issue so I am going to assume someone just didnt want to do their job. The room had an unpleasant odor and the shower literally had hair from the previous guest in it.

We were going to a wedding nearby and stayed in the hotel. It was a fine place to sleep for the night. No problems.

Clean, polite, easy freeway access, walk to food and drink.

This facility was clean & comfortable. Nicely furnished & the bed was comfortable. Morning breakfast was nice & coffee good. Conveniently located near I-15 and shopping/restaurants. We mostly spent our time at local Indian casinos, which was fun. We would recommend this hotel and would happily stay here again.

We stayed at this hotel 8 years ago and it was an absolutely lovely experience. We cannot say the same for this stay. The staff was great! Very friendly & spirited & accommodating. Our room was clean (on the surface). I went barefoot in the room and the bottom of my feet got black with dirt! I had to wash them off before putting my shoes on. Also the room was SO wet! Our clothes were always damp, and the carpet always felt damp. After 2 days, some of our clothing had a very sour smell (we were there for 5 nights) We will not stay there again.

Excellent experience for my family. Convenient location and near food eateries and freeway access.

W Valley Pkwy Escondido CA

Hotel highlights

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Diego-Escondido, an IHG Hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of popular sights like California Center For The Arts and Palomar Medical Center. This 84-room motel welcomes guests with free breakfast and conveniences like an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.


Dining

Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay.


Rooms

The 84 rooms have an array of amenities, including microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers. Free newspapers, free local calls, and safes are other standard amenities.


Property features

Guests staying at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Diego-Escondido, an IHG Hotel enjoy an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, put free parking to good use. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with securing valuables, luggage storage, and concierge services. Additional amenities include conference space, a business center, and express check-in.

Room options

Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

2 Double Beds | Sleeps 4

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (Leisure)

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Suite, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking (Living Rm Attached)

2 Double Beds | Sleeps 5

Suite, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Diego-Escondido, an IHG Hotel

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Business Business

The only complaint i have is the refrigerator in the room made a popping sound and kept me awake all night. It was not hidden behind any dresser drawer or anything as they are sometimes this property lax certain amenities. I don’t think I will stay at this property again

By , from Temecula on Nov 29, 2020

Review comment responded on Dec 3, 2020

Dear Patrickm, Thanks for your review and for staying with us. I apologize for the disappointing aspects to your stay and for any inconvenience caused you. We truly value comments, such as yours, as our hotels use this to make improvements and ensure this does not happen again. We have noted your comment and taking the necessary steps to address the issue. We appreciate your business and hope that you will allow us another opportunity to welcome you back in the future.

5
Friends

nice rooms, pool area had a lot of trash. Coffee station could open at 6 instead of 6:30

By , from Hemet on Aug 6, 2020

Review comment responded on Aug 6, 2020

Dear r.Lewis, Thank you for taking time to review your recent stay with us. We appreciate your comment regarding our breakfast, and pool surroundings. Please know that your feedback is extremely valuable to us. We use feedback like yours to improve our service. Again, thank you. We hope to better the service the next time you stay with us.

5
Everyone

Very easy to get to, Freeway right around the corner. Quiet, and nice comfortable bed. They extended my check out until 2;00 pm, with no problems. Grab and go breakfast! Nice and clean, with Covid-19! Close to beaches and all attractions too!

By , from Woodland Hills, Ca. on Jun 24, 2020

Review comment responded on Aug 6, 2020

Dear Josie, Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. We are happy that our location worked for your travel needs, and that you enjoyed our comfortable bed. We appreciate your business and thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn hotels for your lodging needs. We look forward to your next stay.

3
Everyone

Internet services is not a good condition. Stopping of it was many times during my staying Yesterday,

By on Dec 30, 2019

3
Everyone

By on May 15, 2019

Review comment responded on May 24, 2019

Thank you for the 3 star rating. We appreciate your business and thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn hotels for your lodging needs. Sincerely, Vikki Armonio General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Escondido

5
Everyone

Sofa bed was so old. Okey to use as couch, Not comfy to use as a bed

By on Dec 11, 2018

Review comment responded on Dec 21, 2018

Thank you for your 5 Star rating. We are sorry to hear that our sofa is not comfortable. The sofas are part of the room renovation project and soon to be replaced. We appreciate your business and thank you for choosing to stay at the Holiday Inn for your lodging needs. Sincerely, Vikki Armonio General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Escondido

4
Everyone

My Marine Grandson got married which is why we flew into San Diego, the hotel iwas close to the beach,restaurant’s,and other stores that we were able to shop at, it was also close to where the rehearsal dinner was held at and where the weddding it self was held at as well

By on Dec 10, 2018

Review comment responded on Dec 21, 2018

Thank you for the 4 stars rating. We are so thrilled to hear that our hotel was convenient to the wedding and rehearsal dinner as well as shops and restaurants. We appreciate your business and hope that you will come back and stay with us again in the future. Sincerely, Vikki Armonio General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Escondido

3
Everyone

The hotel was undergoing renovations during our stay. It wasn't known to us when we booked. It should have been clearly indicated on the website at the time of booking.

By , from Illinois on Oct 13, 2018

4
Everyone

Nice location near to our destination. Checked in late and its under renovation. The security personnel politely guided us to enter a locked main door.

By , from San Gabriel California on Oct 8, 2018

Review comment responded on Oct 11, 2018

Thank you for your 4 star rating. We appreciate your business and we hope that you will come back and stay with us again. Sincerely, Vikki Armonio General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Escondido

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Everyone

Hotel was under construction and we did not know this when we booked. it was a horrible inconvenience and there many parking issues. The rooms smelled of mold from the HVAC systems, the beds were uncomfortable, we did not get the type of rooms that we booked, and the furniture in the room was falling apart. We won't be staying at this hotel again, when we return to the area.

By on Oct 1, 2018

Review comment responded on Oct 3, 2018

We would like to take this opportunity to apologize for the inconvenience you experienced during your stay at our hotel. We appreciate you taking the time to advise us of your dissatisfaction, which is the first step towards improvement of our services. You willingness to share your experience is genuinely appreciated. We have noted your comments and rest assured we will take immediate steps to correct them. We appreciate your business and hope to welcome you back in the future. Sincerely, Vikki Armonio General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Escondido

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Diego-Escondido, an IHG Hotel

1250 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029
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