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Hotel Karlan San Diego - a DoubleTree by Hilton

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff were very nice and helpful. The room was big and very clean. The hotel grounds are well cared for and the morning breakfast was hot and good. I would stay here again no doubt. The hotel is not far from San Diego Safari Park and has close access to two freeways.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

A friend and I booked to stay the night before the San Diego Holiday Half marathon. The race started just outside, so it was the perfect location. The staff was super friendly and accommodating. The layout is a little different but, I didn't find that a problem. The room was large bright and clean. The bed was very comfortable. The...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your stay with us this past weekend during the Holiday Marathon. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our amenities here and were able to get a good night's sleep before the marathon. We have a large selection of packages that include both our parking and also our breakfast in Asado Grill, our signature...

Portland, OR
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Updated rooms, Lovely setting. Immaculately clean. Excellent Service. Bar is good. Food is average at best. Beware; this has been identified as a golf resort - There is NO golf course associated with this hotel. Easy access to major highways. Easy to get to many major attractions.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This property and staff have exceeded expectations, particularly since renovations a year ago. Rooms are clean, spacious, and bedding comfortable. Complaints are handled strictly with customer's satisfaction in focus. I was a returning guest when it was Doubletree and I will be a returning guest as it is now the Karlan Hotel. However, it is disappointing that the fitness facility,...

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HotelKarlan, General Manager at Hotel Karlan San Diego - a DoubleTree by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and stay with us this past week. We strive to ensure that all of our guests have a perfect stay with us. Please accept our apologies for the Spa area as we are putting the finishing touches and hope to be unveiling it very soon. We also have an additional fitness center which...

State of Sao Paulo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WORLD: I stayed for 5 days! Everything was clean, beautiful and pleasant. The only problem that I had when I arrived was not easy to get a "tramp" did not want to lend me and I saw the rollaway bed, as me having an "hilton hhonors" I should had a feedback I wont provide one to you! ... Important: You...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Broken jacuzzi. Broken elevators . Weeds have overtaken what was once grass on grounds. Horrible disrepair everywhere you look. Our bathroom shower handle came off in our hands. Ripped towels, a fridge that freezes any contents. Noise everywhere. Simply awful.

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HotelKarlan, General Manager at Hotel Karlan San Diego - a DoubleTree by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent stay with us. Please accept our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience you experienced. I would welcome the opportunity to speak with you personally as we truly want to leave all of our guests with an exceptional experience from our hotel. Sincerely, Regie Brown General Manager

Phoenix, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this property on several occasions throughout the years and they have not disappointed. The property is different with multiple buildings adding to a quieter experience. Normally I am NOT a person that tolerates outside entrances, but I always feel very safe at this property. The only thing that would make my stay better is if I...

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Whittier, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location to excellent restaurants and hiking! The balcony on the room was a huge plus. Room A/C didn't work properly & was never fixed but overall a great experience! Room was huge with a nice bathroom. Staff was friendly & helpful. Great place to stay for a couples retreat or family vacation. Would stay again!!

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HotelKarlan, General Manager at Hotel Karlan San Diego - a DoubleTree by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to spend your anniversary with us here at Hotel Karlan. We are happy you were able to enjoy our amenities and also our great outdoor areas here at the hotel. please accept our apologies for any inconvenience you experienced with your air conditioning. We strive to ensure that our rooms are in perfect condition...

San Clemente, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was very large, very clean and modern. The grounds were lovely and had a resort feel. The customer service as good, but not outstanding. Overall, I feel it's a great hotel for the price and a good place to relax for a weekend getaway.

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HotelKarlan, General Manager at Hotel Karlan San Diego - a DoubleTree by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent stay with us here at Hotel Karlan. We appreciate that you chose us to enjoy your time while in San Diego. We are looking forward to seeing you back with us again soon. Sincerely, Regie Brown General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Karlan has all the potential for being a great resort/getaway in the San Diego hills, but falls short -- lack of quality customer service, allowing kids to scream their heads off in the pool for hours, at the expense of the other guests' enjoying the same amenities, slow breakfast service and so-so breakfast buffet made it a disappointing stay.

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HotelKarlan, General Manager at Hotel Karlan San Diego - a DoubleTree by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying this past week with us. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience you experienced while here with us. We did experience a higher than normal level of children here that weekend as the weather was exceptionally beautiful and our location makes us very popular in San Diego. We would welcome the opportunity to have...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
North of downtown San Diego and the International Airport, our resort is lined with beautiful trees and flowers. We have a full service restaurant, Asado Grill with both indoor and outdoor seating. Enjoy a cocktail at our Black Horse Pub and take in the panoramic views. Close to The San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park and popular North County Fair Shopping Center. Experience our welcoming staff and signature Doubletree Chocolate Chip Cookies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Karlan San Diego - a DoubleTree by Hilton

Address: 14455 Penasquitos Drive, San Diego, CA 92129-1603 (Formerly DoubleTree by Hilton Golf Resort San Diego)
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $143 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Karlan San Diego - a DoubleTree by Hilton 4*
Number of rooms: 174
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Also Known As:
Doubletree By Hilton Golf Resort San Diego Hotel San Diego
Doubletree San Diego
Doubletree Hotel San Diego
Hotel Style:
#43 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#71 Family Hotel in San Diego
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