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Hilton San Diego/Del Mar
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Del Mar
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Great hotel....worth the selection...everything from the pool to the bar and breakfast was top notch... Staff was very helpful and I appreciated their kindness in getting taxi service etc.... I Highly recommend you visit this hotel

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled on business
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Amanda H, General Manager at Hilton San Diego/Del Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2014

James, thank you so much for your kind review, it was lovely to hear that you had a great time and that our staff helped make a lasting impression. We do hope that we will see you again and please be assured that we will be sharing your compliments with our team. Best regards - Amanda Hawkins-Vogel/General Manager

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Reviewed 8 August 2014

Although it is a little out of the way for all major attractions, it is a beautiful hotel. The rooms are large (the desk really is a fridge and coffee pot holder in case you are searching for it). The comforters are big and soft and the type you like to crank up the air conditioner and wrap it around you.
Front desk staff as well has housekeeping are awesome. I asked the front desk for more coffee, got back to my room and housekeeping was knocking on the door. The gym, pool and spa were delightful.
My only 2 could be better recommendation was that no matter when it was, I could not reach the front desk by phone. I had to go down to set wake up calls. Also you need to determine if you want to add the breakfast to your room either in the club house or at the restaurant because food places are few in that area.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with friends
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Amanda H, General Manager at Hilton San Diego/Del Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2014

Joan, Thank you for providing some feedback on your recent trip. It appears that although enjoyable, your stay was not as stellar as it should have been. We will certainly share your comments with our team and be sure to do all we can to improve immediately. thanks so much and best regards - Amanda Hawkins-Vogel/General Manager

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Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Wonderful place close to horse track and the beach many great places to eat nearby. We will return for sure as the weather there is always great. Bell staff was super friendly and helpful.
Also some of the nicest beach are very close

Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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Amanda H, General Manager at Hilton San Diego/Del Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2014

Robert, , thank you so much for your kind review, it was lovely to hear that you had a great time and that our bell staff helped make a lasting impression. We do hope that we will see you again and please be assured that we will be sharing your compliments with our team. Best regards Amanda Hawkins-Vogel/General Manager

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Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

This is my 4th visit to the Hilton Del Mar, it is a nicely situated hotel off the main highway, a short drive from the beach.

Pros
-spacious rooms (recommend courtyard/pool facing rooms)
-executive/club lounge which stays open until 11pm
-cafe containing Starbucks drinks
-good location to head to San Diego or further to LA & Carlsbad.

Cons
-small pool which can be overcrowded
-lack of pool towels and changing/shower facilities or poolside toilets.
-self parking costs somewhere around $20 a night
-most of the staff were pleasant however we on this rare occasion for Hilton we found one or two to be inexperienced, unhelpful and rude.

Nice hotel for a short visit.

Stayed: August 2014
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Amanda H, General Manager at Hilton San Diego/Del Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2014

Dear Chris, First and foremost thank you for staying with us, and thank you for sharing your feedback on your visit. While your overall stay was enjoyable, you have noted some areas that we need to work on for continual improvement. Thanks again and best regards - Amanda Hawkins-Vogel/General Manager

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

If visiting beautiful DelMar racetrack this is where to stay....the track is just across the street and an easy walk. The rooms are nice and service is wonderful. I know prices rise during race season, but the convenience is definitely worth it!

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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Amanda H, General Manager at Hilton San Diego/Del Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2014

Dear Susan V. Thank you so much for your kind review - with the track season in full swing, Hilton Del Mar is the perfect location!. Looking forward to seeing you again! Best regards Amanda Hawkins-Vogel/General Manager

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Reviewed 4 August 2014

We made reservations for 2 king rooms 3 months prior at this hotel to meet some family and spend a few days at the Del Mar racetrack. We arrived about 3 pm and was told check in was not til 4 pm and they had no rooms available. I was not feeling well and had been driving for some time and really wanted a room. I waited standing at the counter while the gentleman "tried" to find a room. My relatives came in about 4 pm and was told the same thing but they could take a queen room. They said fine and took the room. I finally got our room (of course we had asked to be somewhat close but had managed to be very far apart.) When they got to their room the tv and phone did not work. They went to the desk and got another room still far from us.. there was a large family near us (had several rooms together) that were extremely loud and could hear them thru the a/ venting. Not sure if all rooms were as loud as ours, we told them at desk they said "sorry". We had breakfast in the restaurant the next morning and I ordered off the menu as I was still not feeling well and on first bite found a long thick black hair in my food. The server saw me pull it out and did everything in her power to make amends. The rooms are nice and the outdoor area is nice but I don't think my experience will be one that will have me return when I go back to Del Mar. There are many other hotels in the area I would chose over this Hilton.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank ann K
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Amanda H, General Manager at Hilton San Diego/Del Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2014

Ann,, thank you for your candid review regarding your recent visit. We were disappointed to hear that we did not perform well and you can be assured that we will be sharing your feedback with our team to ensure the opportunities are addressed immediately. We hope you will accept our apologies and we hope that we may have an opportunity in the future to show you just how great we can be. Please feel free to call me directly on 858-792-5200 to discuss this further. Best regards Amanda Hawkins-Vogel/General Manager

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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Had a good time here at The Hilton. The hotel has beautiful photos pertaining to horse racing everywhere. Hotel staff all lovely. Pool view room was nice and not loud. Beds very comfortable. Gotta love the Peter Thomas Roth amenities in the bathroom! Executive lounge had great food: Sausage, bacon, eggs, croissants,muffins, toast, fresh oj & cereal in morning and then cheese & crackers, hummus, pizza, macaroni n'cheese, garlic bread, sodas in afternoon with $3 wine and beer. It was welcome relief to enjoy a drink on the terrace after a hectic day. Complimentary shuttle to track was a nice perk when as I without a car due to the rest of group working at Comic Con. Nice bar filled with other racing enthusiasts, had several flat screens tuned into all the racing channels.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled on business
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Amanda H, General Manager at Hilton San Diego/Del Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2014

Hi there - thanks for taking the time to review our fabulous hotel. With our great location, outstanding amenities and of course our terrific staff - Hilton Del Mar is the place to be!. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon - best regards Amanda Hawkins-Vogel/General Manager

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Additional Information about Hilton San Diego/Del Mar

Address: 15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-1901
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Region: United States > California > Del Mar
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Del Mar
#2 Business Hotel in Del Mar
Price Range: £110 - £250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hilton San Diego/Del Mar 4*
Number of rooms: 257
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The word is out - the Hilton San Diego Del Mar has undergone a transformation! Unwind and connect with loved ones in our newly re-imagined restaurant and backyard. Whether cozying up next to five new firepits, playing backyard games, or dining on our farm fresh California coastal inspired menu with craft cocktails and local brews, we have something everyone will enjoy. 257 vibrant and sophisticated guest rooms, with a full size fitness, outdoor heated pools and two hot tubs, alluring firepits, onsite car rental. Nestled between the coastal cities of Del Mar and Solana Beach, minutes from the beach and steps from the Del Mar Racetrack/Fairgrounds. Conveniently off the Interstate 5 and coastal highway, with easy access to Legoland, San Diego Zoo and everything in between. ... more   less 
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