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Hotel Karlan San Diego - a DoubleTree by Hilton

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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43 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was large and worked well for having a baby with us. The bathroom could have been cleaned a little better, there was some hair on the floor when we first checked in. The grounds were very nice and well kept. We dropped by the new bar which was also pretty cool. Overall was a good experience and we... More 

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Thank tmoney1982
Management response:

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at Hotel Karlan San Diego. We are pleased your family enjoyed their stay and that you were able to take in our landscape and grounds. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience you experienced in the room and please know we have informed our Housekeeping Department to ensure a... More 

Sandy
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Enjoyed our stay! Had early games so breakfast bags were made for team and parents. Hotel location perfectly situated near restaurants and Sprouts Market. Easy access to highway and close to every soccer field played on.

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Thank 187marciae
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Dear Guest, Thank you for your visit with us this past Thanksgiving holiday. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our hotel and San Diego. We appreciate that you brought your team here and that they enjoyed our offerings here at the hotel. We look forward to having you stay with us again. Sincerely, Regie Brown General Manager More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I do not have a single bad thing to say about this hotel. It was clean, comfortable and the staff could just not have done a better job of looking after this alone travelling English girl. My room was immaculate and everything I needed and more, the grounds were stunning, the breakfast tasty and varied....... I really must mention Dan... More 

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Thank rollerjodes
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Dear Guest, Thank you for your stay with us and we are happy you enjoyed your time here. I am also happy to hear that you were able to utilize our Concierge, Dan and that he was able to share his knowledge of the hotel and San Diego. We are also excited to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant, Asado... More 

Ronkonkoma, United States
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent overall very nice hotel will stay again when in town . Recently redone lobby and breakfast area. Rooms are very nice. Staff very friendly and helpful. Hotel about 25 minutes from airport. Rooms spacious. Plenty of parking.

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Clovis, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Karan was was an awesome experience. My family was at SeaWorld all day. Ithe was very nice to be able to return back to the hotel and take advantage of all the amenities they have available. The jacuzzi was absolutely amazing. My wife enjoyed the treadmill. My kids loved the candy store. Not surprising. We would definitely return.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of you stay with us this past week. We are happy you were able to enjoy our proximity to all that San Diego has to offer. We also are pleased you were able to enjoy the amenities we offer here at the hotel and look forward to welcoming you back. Sincerely, Regie... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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101 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a redone Doubletree, made it young and hip in decor. Not a bad idea, but they did not change the structure of the hotel. I was directed out the door down the hall to the end, well, they neglected to mention the 2 sets of stairs required to get there and toting luggage down the concrete stairs was... More 

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Thank Albuquerque108
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Dear Guest, We thank you for your recent stay with us here at Hotel Karlan. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience you experienced. We strive to make sure all of our guests have an exceptional experience and we would hope to change your last impression with us. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss your experience with us and... More 

Barcelona, Spain
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had a very pleasant stay in this hotel, rooms are completely reburbished and bathroom is completely new, great breakfast place too. This is conveniently located near the highway, but at the same time the golf resort ensures a nice and quiet environment to relax after a bussy day.

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Columbus, Ohio
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located in an awesome location. The rooms are big and comfortable . But having said that the amenities were poor. The restaurant was lacking, half the entrees had ingredients that they were out of. I ordered an entree that came without more than half the stuff it was supposed to have. Definitely a big drawback. The pool... More 

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Thank Alka A
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Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent stay with us. We are happy you enjoyed the rooms that we offer and hope you were comfortable. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience you experienced with our restaurant. Please know we have addressed the issues you brought up and hope to have a chance to have you back with us for... More 

Santa Clarita, California
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the most amazing room at this hotel. It was beautifully appointed with an upstairs with another bed. Too bad I didn't have more people with me to enjoy it. I also had a balcony with a beautiful view. The overall sleeping area was great. The only downside was the bathroom. It looked very nice but the functionality was... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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815 reviews
155 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately I did not do my homework to see that this is a "resort" vs a hotel. I had a late night arrival and upon check in, had to discover I needed to go back to my car and drive to the other side of the property and walk up stairs to my room. If I had known this, I... More 

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Thank EDELAN
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Dear Guest, Thank you for your stay with us this past week. We are happy you enjoyed your room and the larger size of rooms that we offer. Please accept our apologies for not meeting your expectations with regards to your room location. As we offer a resort feel to our hotel, we have our rooms located in several locations... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus 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: $132 - $267 (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:
#37 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#72 Family Hotel in San Diego
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