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Holiday Inn San Diego-Bayside
Ranked #119 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Anchorage, Alaska
1 review
“Nice Hotel”
Reviewed 24 March 2014

I followed my husband on a conference trip to San Diego and we stayed at the Holiday Inn San Diego. It is a beautiful old resort that has been maintained meticulously. I tend to be quite picky about hotel rooms and this room was well decorated and clean. We stayed on the second floor in the main building in beachfront room. It was easy to get to the room via stairs while still providing a gorgeous view.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Upland, California
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

Generally well-kept up property.

Nice view right onto the Bay at Shelter Island.

Good exercise area. Where was the controller for the TV?

Plumbing problematic in the room: Leaked; tub wouldn't hold water. These are issues that didn't happen overnight. WHY hadn't they been addressed? Not noticed? Noticed but no one cared?

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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn San Diego-Bayside, responded to this review, 7 April 2014
Dear William D,

Thank you for your feedback. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We appreciate your nice comment regarding the view.

However, we’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding the the bathroom condition. We will address these concerns. I assure you the feedback of our hotel will be reviewed and most certainly forwarded to the appropriate departments. We take the confidence our guests place in us very seriously and work diligently to rectify any unsatisfactory experiences. We hope you give us a chance in the future to show you how great our hotel is.

Sincerely,

Orlando A.
Case Manager
IHGCare
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San Diego, California
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250 reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2014 via mobile

We are in the new section and the rooms and view of the harbor are great. Great location, near airport and nice area to walk along the sport-fishing area. Very nice staff. Several nice restaurants in the area.

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

Our stay at this Holiday Inn was very pleasant. Every staff member we encountered was friendly and very helpful. The facilities and rooms were very clean and there are many things to do at the hotel. Our situation was a little unique as we had 15 people in our group with a very late check in time. Lola at the front desk was very helpful and made sure we had someone to direct us to our room. As other reviews have mentioned, the hotel is spread out so be prepared to walk a outside to your room. However, if you need assistance, they do have people who can transport you to your room. The shuttle drivers are also very helpful and went above and beyond for us. The restaurant on site was really good and we enjoyed having our breakfast there. I will definitely be staying here again!

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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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playa del rey
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Reviewed 17 March 2014 via mobile

We were already familiar with this holiday inn as we stayed here couple of years ago, back then we loved the resort spirit, nice pool, golf, free bike rental, ect...perfect location 4miles from downtown, right next to the airport and so quiet at the same time. Well this time when we arrived I didn't even recognize the hotel at first! The lobby look so nice and spacious, made me wonder if it was a all new hotel built where the old holiday inn used to be! But that's not all! The way we booked our room we were supposed to get any type of room available, no choice, the person who checked us in, ( Patsy ) anounced that we were going to get a room with 2 queen sized bed.....not fun when you come for a weekend gateway with your wife. She took the initiative to offer us to wait just a few minutes and she was able to get us a really nice king sized bed on the 5th floor with a balcony! Thank you Patsy! Because you could have just not care and it would have been fine, but instead you did what you have to do to make us happy and that matters a lot in this industry! Great!
They abviously did a good job remodeling this hotel, the gift shop is from far the best I've ever seen in a holiday inn and the prices are the same as anywhere else! No need to drive there is everything you need.

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Frisco, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

Our family arrived late for an over night stay between flights. Our taxi dropped off my family, including two boys and 5 pieces of luggage. After checking in, we were sent to a room we had to walk across the complex for and then carry 5 bags up a flight of stairs for there was no elevator. The room was older and smelled musty. Needless to say there are much better hotels closer to the airport which we will use in the future.

Stayed March 2014
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1 Thank ShererAdventures
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Rhinna M, Manager at Holiday Inn San Diego-Bayside, responded to this review, 17 March 2014
Dear Jennifer S: Thank you so much for writing a review and tell us about your experience during your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Bayside. Please allow me to apologize for any inconvenience you experienced walking from the check in desk to your room. We do have a golf cart and I am sorry you were not offered a ride or help with your luggage. I do understand your sentiments as our property is unique in a sense that we have several buildings and a little bit spread ouot compared to other hotels. I am happy to inform you that we are currently renovating all the rooms and expect completion by end of May. We would sincerely like another opportunity to win back your good faith in our hotel during a future visit to San Diego and provide you with the service I wished you have received in the first place. Sincerely, Rhinna B Meyer - Rooms Division Manager
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Broadview Heights, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2014

The location is perfect for our departure on a cruise ship in the morning. We turned our car in at the airport and were promptly picked up by a charming young man for the short drive back to the hotel. The hotel is ideally situation across from a beautiful marina. Our room has floor to ceiling windows with a spectacular view. The neighborhood is attractive and safe. We even took a long walk this evening. We had dinner in the restaurant. The food was quite nice.

We would definitely stay here again. The staff was accommodating and engaging.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank DavidKeltner
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Rhinna M, Manager at Holiday Inn San Diego-Bayside, responded to this review, 17 March 2014
Dear DavidKeltner: Thank you so much for posting your wonderful review and sharing with us about your experience during your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Bayside. I was pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit and was impressed with the amenities and service you received. We do have a great restaurant on property and other fabulous restaurants within walking distance. The Port of San Diego made some exciting changes to the waterfront across the street from our hotel and have just completed a new waterfront Public Promenade that connects Harbor Drive and Shelter Island. A great place to walk. We are looking forward to seeing you again in the future. Sincerely, Rhinna B Meyer - Rooms Division Manager
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Property: Holiday Inn San Diego-Bayside
Address: 4875 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92106
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Region: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#81 Business Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn San Diego-Bayside 3*
Number of rooms: 291
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Fronting beautiful San Diego Bay, the Holiday Inn Bayside is located in the newly redeveloped Point Loma area, in walking distance of over a dozen restaurants, sport fishing & whale watching marina, scenic walking paths along the San Diego Bay, and Liberty Station. It is conveniently located only one mile from the San Diego Airport and four miles to the Gaslamp Quarter and Convention Center. Our bay view meeting rooms and outdoor tropical courtyard venues provide the ideal setting for your next meeting in San Diego, along with a service culture that guarantees your event to be a big success.Visit Sea World San Diego, only 5 minutes away; San Diego Zoo, Seaport Village & Old Town are ten minutes away. Liberty Station Conference Center and NTC Promenade are within two miles. The San Diego Convention Center is a convenient 5 mile drive along the San Diego Bay. The Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside is near many sporting events in San Diego, including: Charity Cup; Pegasus Cup; Hotspurs Cup; Red Bull Air Races; San Diego Padres, & San Diego Chargers. In San Diego on business? We are close to: Northrop Grumman; Lockheed Martin; General Dynamics; SPAWAR; Point Loma Naval Base; ASW; Admiral Kidd Club; 32nd St Naval Station; FITCPAC; BAE; Boeing; ComNavBase; L-3 Communications; MCRD & Sheraton Harbor Island. Located 3 miles from the San Diego Cruise Terminal, we offer packages with long-term parking & complimentary transportation to the San Diego Cruise Ship Terminal. The Cruise Terminal services the following cruise lines: Royal Caribbean; Princess; Carnival; Celebrity; Holland America; & Norwegian. We look forward to being your home away from home when you visit San Diego. ... more   less 
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