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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I checked into this property to recover from an extremely bad stay at another area hotel. The online reviews did not exaggerate. The service was above average. Free parking was provided with my booking. While the hotel is dated, the quality and condition of the hotel and room was good for the price point. Basic amenities, no microwave. Bathroom was...

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Aquebogue, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Our visit there was a bit disappointing. We had somewhat heavy luggage and there was no elevator to the second floor rooms. There are three separate buildings but you have to walk outside in order to get there if your room is in one of them. The buildings and rugs are a bit dated. They do however have a unisex...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Comfortable queen sized bed. Beautiful patio. Too cold to use pool in March. Postcards was good, too. Though I didn't have a microwave in the room, there was one available near the snack machines. The front desk and shuttle driver were very friendly and helpful. I would stay there again.

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

From one KS to another, thanks for your nice comments about your stay with us!! I am sorry you didn't use the pool as we keep in at a nice 81 degrees year round. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we did and we look forward to seeing your back here soon! Kirk Shearer General...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights in Jan 2017, the most amazing man in the world was our waiter everyday we where here...MANNY...we loved Manny, the kids loved Manny we all loved Manny..can you tell we love Manny yet??? The Hotel itself is not 5 star, but boy the staff are pretty good, the rooms are small for a family...

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

Dear Shadow0608; Thanks so much for the glowing review of your stay with us! We appreciate your feedback and by the sound of it you enjoyed your time here! Great! I'll be sure to pass on your many thanks to everyone who made you stay more enjoyable, especially Manny!! We can't wait for you to return!! Kirk Shearer General Manager

Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned to Canada after a weeks stay at the Handlery. The rooms were very comfortable and clean.The staff were of great assistance, especially Jesus. This server was excellent, he made us feel very welcome and went out of his way to do this. We will remember him. The location was central to many activities that...

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

Dear merlin508; Thanks for sharing your experience here at the Handlery Hotel. I was so pleased to hear that Jesus made your dining experience more enjoyable! I will certainly pass on your comments, as well as my thanks to him for a great job! We appreciate your feedback and we welcome you back here in the near future! Kirk Shearer...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited San Diego in late Feb, arriving by Amtrak from Anaheim. We had taken our special needs son to Disneyland and wanted to visit Seaworld and the Zoo. This hotel has a driver who will pick you up and drop you at both places. He even drove me to the Supermarket so I could get food for son, who...

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

Dear handsofcomfort; Thanks for the nice comments about you stay! We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we did. I was pleased to see that the staff, especially the shuttle drivers took good care of you and your family. We hope to see you back here in the near future!! Kirk Shearer General Manager

Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though I previously had not hear of it, I stayed in this hotel as a part of a group event and left with a great impression. The staff was welcoming in my every interaction. From from the front desk staff, wait staff in cafe, the room attendants to the catering staff... every one of them were smiling and friendly. The...

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

Dear Gene B; I was pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I will pass on your positive comments about the staff to everyone, with my thanks as well! You'll be pleased to know we will be renovating all of our guest rooms in October and updating our Lobby flooring, Lounge and Lobby furniture shortly. I do...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

looking for safe, easy access to freeways to attend family funeral. Took the train from Santa Barbara to Old Town San Diego, Enterprise rent a car on sight at the hotel. They picked us up at the train station. Hotel staff provided good service, on sight restaurant and bar provided good eats and good craft beers from San Diego. Near...

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

Dear Raina57; Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your stay! I was pleased to hear that you enjoyed the hotel and services! Thanks for choosing the Handlery Hotel for your stay and we welcome your speedy return! Kirk Shearer General Manager

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never write reviews but I spent the weekend at this hotel and was very skeptical but ended up really enjoying myself :) It was a great middle location for me as I wanted to go apartment hunting in San Diego. It's right off the highway, there's a few malls nearby, it's about 15 minutes downtown. Bradley at the front...

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

Dear AlexisA9608; Wow! What nice comments about your stay with us! We appreciate you letting us know how we did! I will pass on your thanks, as well as mine to Bradley for his efforts too! I'll also make sure Lupe, our bartender for over 30 years knows he makes a mean Lemon Drop!! You will be pleased to know...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is convenient to many of the attractions in San Diego. It is clean and the employees are very nice. It has nice amenities. The rooms are a bit dated, especially the bathrooms. The breakfast was very good.

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

Dear Robert I; Thanks for your feedback on your stay! I am pleased that you enjoyed the hotel and staff. We will be undergoing guest room renovations starting in October so we hope you return and see our new look! Thanks for your comments! Kirk Shearer General Manager

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Postcards American Bistro
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Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • 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 Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
Price Range: ₹ 6,671 - ₹ 16,480 (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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