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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 December 2012

Pace was needed for 3 nights by myself at the last moment late in November. The rooms were dated and just Motel 6 quality but the location was very convenient to just about every. Very basic accommodations to say the least. The price was right for what it was.Right next to Fashion Valley for those familiar. 15 to beaches both...

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

Thank you for the review and I am glad that we accomodated your needs this time, I do hope that you try us again the next time you visit San Diego, I'll be sure to pass on your review to the staff and again thank you for staying with us. Pete Lassalette General Manager

Gold Coast Queensland
Reviewed 11 December 2012

I loved staying at this hotel, all the staff make you feel very welcome and they are very helpful and caring. I miss them all. They offered great advice on what tours to do and not to do, they offered to drop you off and pick you up free of charge. they were always interested in how your day was...

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

And we loved having you stay with us, thank you for the great review and hope to see you back on your next vacation. We wish you the best! Pete Lassalette General Manager

Reviewed 11 December 2012

Fantastic place. Gr8 staff very friendly and helpful with good tips on shopping. Loved it there. Concierge was gr8 had anything and everything stayed there 5 nights. Good restautrant and poolside service. I would go bk there again.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review, I'm glad you found the staff to be helpful and that you enjoyed what we had to offer, Hope to see you back soon! Pete Lassalette General Manager

San Diego
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Good location, Great Service and the pool area is awesome. The food in the restaurant was amazing...!!!!!!!! There is also a golf course right next to the hotel. I also found out they have a shuttle to take you places. I will definitely be back.

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

Thank you for staying withy us and the nice review, we hope to see you back in the near future! Pete Lassalette General Manager

Edmonton
Reviewed 8 November 2012 via mobile

We recently had our first family vacation to San Diego and found this hotel on line.we chose it because of the central location to the zoo and Sea World and I'm glad we did.The staff here are very friendly and very helpful.Having never been to San Diego before we naturally had a lot of questions about everything and the staff...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review and we are all glad you had a great time. Also thank you for the suggestions on increasing the size of the menu, we are in the process of rolling our our winter menu and will keep that in mind. I'll be sure to pass on your comments...

Colby, Kansas
Reviewed 7 November 2012

We were here for a Navy ship's reunion. The room was very nice but the bathroom might be a little tight for some. The restaurant has a very tasty breakfast (eggs) and a nice little grill for lunch near the beautiful pool. There were 2 dinners as part of the event and the food was excellent, especially the prime rib...

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

Thank you for the great review! We love our Military reunions and are pleased you had such a great ime and enjoyed the food. We look forward to seeing back soon and thank you for choosing us. Pete Lassalette General Manager

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 7 November 2012

The hotel was everything that we wanted it to be. Extremely friendly and helpful staff, absolutely beautiful pool and hot tub area for bathing in the sun or playing in the water, great shuttle service, 10 minute walk to the train and mall. Clean room with nice TV :) Overall it was great.

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

Thank for the review. I'm glad you had a great stay and enjoyed the Big TV! Hope to see you back soon. Pete Lassalette General Manager

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 November 2012

The personnel make the difference at this hotel. A high level of courtesy and respect was demonstrated by all I encountered. Especially of note was the prompt response to my request for assistance by Luke in reservations, the kind check-in and property knowledge of Marty, and the friendly voices of Erica and Amanda. I highly recommend the the Handlery in...

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

Thank you for the review and I agree with you, we have a great group of people here that enjoy making the difference. Thank you for choosing us and we hope to see you again soon. Pete Lassalette General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2012

The hotel was a little dated but it more than made up for it with its friendly staff. The location in terms of Sea World and the Zoo was great. Shuttle service was excellent. I would recomend using a local taxi driver to get you to the best places to eat and drink. We used a local guy called Ray...

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

Thank you for staying with us and We're glad you enjoyed your stay, The hotel was built in 1954 but we renovated back in 2009 and plan to do it again in 2016. we hope you come back and visit us before then! All the best Pete Lassalette General Manager

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2012

I spent 6 nights here in Oct 2012. It was a great hotel for my son and I. It had everything a travelling family would need. Their shuttle bus service was fantastic and took us to all the great sight seeing places. The staff were always there if we needed help. I have an unfortunate mishap while we were there,...

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

we are so glad you stayed with us and we were even happier to help you out during your stay. I'll be sure to pass on your review to everyone so they can see what great comments you had about them. we cant wait for you to return and look forward to seeing you all again. Pete Lassalette 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
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Cuisines: Contemporary
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  • Hot Tub
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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: $135 - $287 (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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