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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Wow, I researched hotels for a month trying to find the best one in the area we were looking to stay and in our budget. I finally decided on the Handlery Hotel mostly because the pictures made it look like a top notch hotel but when we got to our room we realized looks can be deceiving! The double bed...

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

Dear Amanda S; Thanks for letting us know about your stay. I am truly sorry and disappointed that your room and our services were not up to yours or our expectations. Please except our sincere apologies for any inconveniences to you. We do appreciate and value your feedback and hope that in the future you will give us another opportunity...

Reviewed 28 October 2016

Perfectly nice hotel, but it seemed like it was catering more for conferences etc. than the independent traveller. Easy check in, small, but clean rooms and nice breakfast. As UK travelers with large suitcases we had to haul them up stairs to our room as the hotel has no lift! Although the view outside was of car park and main...

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

Dear Paul S; We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your stay. My apologizes that you had to take your luggage upstairs with an elevator. Unfortunately the hotel was built back in 1958 and they were not requires at that time. I am sorry for any inconveniences to you. Thanks for staying with us and I...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I just wanted to say that the best part about my experience with the Handlery Hotel was booking the stay on the phone with Theresa. I had called around other hotels and did not receive the same type of service I did with Theresa. She was professional, friendly, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic about accommodating my situation, going out of her way...

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

Dear zanezam; Thanks for the nice review and the spectacular comments regarding Theresa! Rest assured I will pass on your comments and thanks, as well as mine to Theresa. Thanks for choosing the Handlery Hotel for your stay and we look forward to seeing you again! Kirk Shearer General Manager

Reviewed 25 October 2016

I had a most enjoyable stay at the Handlery Hotel in San Diego. The staff was friendly and efficient. The room was clean and of a good size. I would not only stay there again, but would recommend this hotel to my family and friends.

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Dear Helen B; Thanks for taking time to tell us about your stay. we appreciate your feedback and hope we see you in the near future! Kirk Shearer General Manager

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Nice hotel, friendly staff, great location....to get around to certain sites they have a shuttle service, or you can catch a trolley nearby, or Uber it... The restaurant bar is very nice and on Friday's they have local bands performing in the evening. The Pool & Exercise Room are located in the courtyard...very nice...there is a hot tub there as...

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Dear Marma2014; I was pleased to hear you enjoyed your time at the hotel. Thanks for sharing your experience. We appreciate your comments and look forward to seeing you in the near future! Kirk Shearer General Manager

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The hotel is positioned conveniently 10 mins walk from the near by mall. About 25 mins from the airport and about 15 mins from Gass Lamp quarter. The bistro restaurant serves amazing food and wine to accompany it. Live bands were also playing wile I was there. The rooms I stayed were both had lovely views. The pool, hot tube...

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

Dear Jason A; You brought a smile to my face while I was reading your post about your stay with us! It was nice to hear that you enjoyed the hotel and services, especially the staff. I am so proud of them for delivering great guest experiences! Thanks for staying with us and we can't wait until you return! Kirk...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 18 October 2016

the rooms were clean and very roomy, the pool area was very nice. we ate the breakfast and the food was very good and great service in the bar area. daughters used the work out room and had a nice vew of the pool area.

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Dear eed1011; Thanks for your comments about your stay! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. Thanks for choosing the Handlery Hotel for your stay and we can't wait until you come back! Kirk Shearer General Manager

Reviewed 16 October 2016

Price was reasonable and they are pet ($25) friendly. Yes you need a car or can at least walk a few blocks to the Metro but it is well maintained and has a restaurant and bar. Food was okay, don't expect fancy dining. I'll stay again.

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Dear Stephen P; I was pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and would return! Thanks for sharing your experience and we look forward to seeing you again! Kirk Shearer General Manager

San Jose, California
Reviewed 14 October 2016

First, the location stinks... (unless you have a car). Second, desk personal are not 100% truthful, I wanted to go to the mall near by, and I was told it was two blocks down, less than a 10 minute walk... It took me 25 minutes and nearly had an asthma attack on the way!!!! Third, the "Mall" had only "exclusive"...

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Dear alligatorsbite; Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your stay. I am sorry that you were given incorrect information about the area and that we don't have a gift store. We appreciate your feedback and value your comments. Thanks for letting us know, Kirk Shearer General Manager

Yuma, Arizona
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I were going to be in SD for a concert. Very picky about hotels I choose. Reserved on Orbitz. Called and asked for early check in and was told to call day of. I did when we arrived in SD. They said they had a wedding that were using late check out and could not guarantee. I...

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Dear Wolfe1733; I was pleased to hear that the staff went out of their way to accommodate your early arrival! Thanks for the nice comments and we were pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to seeing you again in the near future! Kirk Shearer General Manager

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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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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Cuisines: Contemporary
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • 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 Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108-2902
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
Price Range: €96 - €203 (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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“There are no elevators, so make sure to mention that you want a ground floor if you have difficulties climbing stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles C2670TAhelenb, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a pool side room that worked out for us.”
 of 5 bubbles Marma2014, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Use uber to get to Gass Lamp quarter”
 of 5 bubbles JasonA518, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“great parking area that has a monitor and ticket enrty rooms very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles eed1011, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“back rooms are quieter but they all are pretty good.”
 of 5 bubbles stephenpI6990ZR, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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