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“Fantastic Hotel in all ways!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego-Del Mar

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Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego-Del Mar
Ranked #12 of 278 Hotels in San Diego
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Fantastic Hotel in all ways!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2012

What a gem of a hotel! It is almost like a B&B. The staff is so friendly, the breakfast and dinner service almost like home, with a kitchen and delicious food of various types - something for everyone. The rooms are quiet and large, beds very comfortable, kitchenette, bath and living room nice! Pretty pool, hot tub and outside area. Small but good workout room. It is well located but a car is needed as it is about a10 minute drive to the beaches of Del Mar and La Jolla, 25 to downtown San Diego, 5 minutes to grocery store. Great quiet neighborhood to walk or run in. We will always look for Homewood Suites from now on!!

Room Tip: We were a group of 5 couples having a reunion. We were all on different floors and locations - all...
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Sleep Quality
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Indianapolis
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29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2012

The personnel are very well trained, apparently. Very much customer service oriented: quick, responsive, proactive in trying to help the customers.
Very nice and spacious suite; we had a King with a sofa sleeper 1-bedroom. Very clean.
Breakfast and evening reception were very nice. They were making hamburgers and hot dogs and bringing them into the reception area, as they were ready. Good quality, not the small cheap dogs that you sometimes get.
Definitely great value.
Location is not the best, if you visit San Diego, since you have to drive for about 13 miles to downtown. We didn't have any problems with the traffic, and even found a free parking space in the Gas Lamp District.
Would definitely stay again.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Seattle, Washington
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46 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2012

Great base to see legoland, zoo, seaworld. Breakfast and a light dinner is included. Pool is small but good for small kids. Staff is very friendly. Overall a great stay.

  • Stayed April 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Altadena, CA
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101 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2012

Simply my favorite hotel in the area. Next door’s Hilton Garden Inn, which offers a decent dinner and it is just across the Homewood Suites parking lot (they share). The breakfast at Homewood is substantial, the coffee decent and the rooms are spotless.

Love the beds. Plenty of pillows. Staff friendly, efficient and personable. Not my first stay here nor my last. I came here with my teenage daughter and hubby on a college road trip, but have stayed here for business too. I get free wifi with Hilton Honors.

Within minutes of major San Diego attractions and San Diego State University, but not “too close” if that makes sense. So free parking, not overloaded with people. My preference, may not be yours.

Room Tip: The front desk with give you plenty of maps of local attractions
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Waterford, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2012

We had four people in our room and on our reservation yet hotel staff never gave enough towels or wash clothes. We had to ask everyday for more and sometimes we would get them and sometimes not. When we got to our room after long day of travel the sink in kitchen leaked all over kitchen floor. The only thing we really liked about this hotel was the included breakfast and related service staff of breakfast.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Central OH
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47 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2012

We stayed here for 5 nights on vacation and we were happy with the hotel overall. We had a king suite. Our room was clean and comfortable. The only odd thing was the layout with the bathroom door - if you opened the door from the toilet/shower area it nearly touched the sink outside - open carefully if you think someone might be brushing his teeth or plan to apologize for clobbering him with the door.

The crew at breakfast did a great job of keeping things cleaned and stocked though a little more variety for fresh fruit might have been nice. There were grapefruit and apples everyday. A couple days there were oranges and bananas. There were also make-your-own waffles, scrambled eggs, another hot selection that varied (sausage, potatoes, biscuits/gravy), oatmeal, yogurt, cereal, muffins, bread/bagels.

The noise level in the hotel was mixed. It was far enough from the highway that we didn't hear road noise, but we faced the courtyard with the pool so heard the revelers in the hot tub until they closed it down at 10 PM. The hallway doors were nice and tight, but the walls still pass quite a bit of sound - babies crying, people on the phone. One morning they started doing some very loud work in the hallway outside our room at 10 AM, one way to make sure we got out and about after a late night I guess.

The location worked well for us since we visited Legoland north in Carlsbad and spent time south in San Diego. The free internet in our room worked well, but wi-fi for the iPod would have been nice without having to go down to the lobby.

Room Tip: Second floor was nice, but if you face the pool don't plan to sleep before 10 PM if there are pe...
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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RXD
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60 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2012

Good experience coming back a second time. Nice room, very comfortable. Front desk staff do a great job. Only strange thing is that when I left (at 3 AM) there was no one at the desk. I did get the receipt by e-mail the same day but still...

  • Stayed March 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego-Del Mar
Address: 11025 Vista Sorrento Parkway, San Diego, CA 92130-8202
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Region: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in San Diego
#21 Business Hotel in San Diego
#21 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego-Del Mar 3*
Number of rooms: 120
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in Torrey Hills, near Torrey Pines Beach, the Homewood Suites by Hilton® San Diego-Del Mar was specially designed to provide you with a secluded, stress-free stay. Our contemporary studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites provide a true residential feel with all the comforts and luxuries of home. ... more   less 
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