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Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an overnight stop for us, as we were picking up a cruise the following day in San Diego port. On our arrival all of the staff in the front of desk, were both very courteous and friendly. Also the following morning all the staff in the restaurant area and front of desk were all very friendly and helpful....

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Reviewed 1 week ago

While yes this is an older hotel without all the pazing - it was still great! We had a corner room overlooking the pool and with the rain coming down it was just fabulous - it felt like we were on a tropical island with the rain and the breeze and the palm trees. And we live just down the...

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Kirk S, General Manager at Handlery Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Kat M; So nice to hear you enjoyed your time at the hotel on your Staycation! We appreciate your feedback and positive comments about your stay and the staff. We hope to see you back here again in the future! Kirk Shearer General Manager

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot complain about front desk service was great Would have been a good hotel in its day Our travel agent let us down Booked a queen twin room got a king single twin room for 4 people not so good Then we got moved to a family room which was nicer but had direct access to pool - no security,...

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Kirk S, General Manager at Handlery Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear CarlTaylor35; Thanks for your review on your stay with us. We appreciate your comments. I am sorry you were given a smaller room than requested. The pool rooms have easy access to that poolside area. We do have security daily from 3pm to 7am but not during the day as there is no need. I am sorry you felt...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved my stay at this hotel. It is a bit outdated. But everything you needed was provided and i had a very comfortable stay. The staff were amazing! Jesus and a lady, Irene i think was her name, at the lobby were great they went out of their way to help us book a train ticket.

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Kirk S, General Manager at Handlery Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Hannah U; Thanks for the nice comments about your stay and the services you received. I'll be sure to pass on your thanks, as well as mine to Jesus and Theresa. We appreciate your comments and look forward to seeing you in the near future! \ Kirk Shearer General Manager

South Pasadena, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked two nights with non-cancellation but left after the first night. The smell of mildew throughout the place was very strong. The bathroom had excessive mold everywhere. Cheap products. I have stayed in a lot of 3 star hotels in San Diego bc of son's club soccer tournaments. This one was far below 3 starts. It was about as clean...

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Kirk S, General Manager at Handlery Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear K G;Thanks for bring the issues in your room to our attention. Please except my sincere apologizes for any inconveniences to you. Rest assured, we have taken that room out to do a complete and thorough cleaning. I am truly sorry. On a good note we will be undergoing our guestroom renovations starting in October. I do hope you...

Mokena, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our first visit to San Diego did not know what to expect. The Handlery Hotel was a very good location, rooms are neat and clean, staff were very nice and helpful. Our room also included free parking and when we arrived we were also give free breakfast which was great. We had safe in the room, a refrigeration...

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Kirk S, General Manager at Handlery Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear jezbel1950; I was glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Thanks for telling us about the lack of water pressure in your room. I'll be sure to have our engineers check on it. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to your return soon!! Kirk Shearer General Manager

San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I understand that California wants to conserve water, but come on....the shower water output is ridiculous. The room smelled a bit, but as soon as you open the window and turn on the AC it's ok. Breakfast was good, a bit on the expensive side. Denny's or IHOP are not far away.

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Kirk S, General Manager at Handlery Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear torotoro9; Thanks for choosing the Handlery Hotel for your recent visit to San Diego! We appreciate and value your comments. I am sorry that the water pressure was not up to your expectations. Thanks for bringing it to our attention. We look forward to having you stay with us again. Kirk Shearer General Manager

Reviewed 30 November 2016

It was like being in a shoe box with a bathroom. The bed is super small but, the staff was very nice. The room service was decent and they did offer us a ride to our next location. It was fine for an over night stay and would be ok for a single traveler.

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Dear Rachel B; Thanks for your comments about your stay with us! We do appreciate and value your feedback and hope you will stay with us again in the near future! Kirk Shearer General Manager

San Diego, California
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I had to stay in a hotel due to water damage in my apartment here in San Diego. I had a very difficult time dealing with my property manager & the insurance but the staff at Handlery were exceptionally helpful. I originally called & spoke with Luke in the reservations dept. who was by far one of the most patient...

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Kirk S, General Manager at Handlery Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Tyren_Fox808; I was so pleased to hear that not only did you enjoy your stay but the staff went out of their way to assist you!! I will certainly pass on your thanks, as well as mine to Waneda, Ben, Kimberly, Lupe, Luke and Theresa! Thanks for choosing the Handlery Hotel for your stay and we welcome your speedy...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We checked in 11/17/16. The night clerk put us in a room facing the parking lot. The room was heavily sprayed with harsh cleaning fluid. I asked the night clerk if he could change our room, even though there were many available rooms, he refused to move us.This guy was a real jerk and was very unhelpful and may have...

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Kirk S, General Manager at Handlery Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Alfrancisco; Thanks for your comments about your stay. I am sorry that you experienced poor service and bites during your stay. Rest assured I will address our night staff on their lack of service to you. We are very proactive about bites at the hotel and I am sorry you didn't let us know while you were here. We...

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Postcards American Bistro
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Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located in San Diego's Mission Valley, the family-owned and managed Handlery Hotel is just minutes away from Sea World, the famous San Diego Zoo, Old Town, museums, shopping, and miles of breathtaking beaches. The hotel is known for its convenient location, comfortable accommodations and outstanding service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Handlery Hotel San Diego

Address: 950 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108-2902
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
Price Range: £85 - £183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Handlery Hotel San Diego 3.5*
Number of rooms: 217
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