Crowne Plaza Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley

Address: 2270 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, California, 92108, United States | 3 star hotel
 
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
 

How has this hotel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.

Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Old Town/Hotel Circle area of San Diego, is near Presidio Park, Guadalupe Island, Mission Valley Family YMCA, and Museo de los Misiones.
Map this hotel

Amenities

Photos of Crowne Plaza Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley

    View all photos
         

      TravelPod Member ReviewsCrowne Plaza Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley

      Reviewed by hamz

      Golden oldies headquarters 2013

      Reviewed Oct 6, 2013
      by (7 reviews) , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

      Comfortable room but hotel busy with 23 teams plus other tour groups in house. The hotel resources are very stretched and a fire drill at 7:15 thus morning is still unexplained no staff sighted during this

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Historical Traveler Reviews Crowne Plaza Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley

      Great Family Vacation!

      from

      I was nervous about staying at a hotel I'd never heard of, but what a pleasant surprise! This hotel was great for our family. The pool and hot tub are wonderful - even during "June gloom"! We stayed 7 nights and couldn't have been more pleased with the quality we received for the money. Watched SeaWorld fireworks from our balcony every night.

      Thank you to the friendly staff!!!

      Bad room assignments

      from

      We had a wonderful stay at this hotel a year ago and decided to take advantage of the $125 Saturday/$75 Sunday rates booked through Expedia. This year, however (Saturday before Memorial Day), we got there at about 5:30 P.M. and were given a strange-looking room called a "parlor room" which, believe it or not, was actually TOO BIG for a couple. There was one queen-sized bed that had no nightstands, a gigantic 4-seated bar), an L-shaped couch with a tacky, old-looking flimsy coffee table that had CRUMBS on it, and a TV that was a million miles away from the bed. There were plants hanging down from the ceiling precariously, and the worst part was hearing a complete conversation through the next room's adjoining door. We asked for a room change but were told the only room available, as it was sold out, was a "queen room" in the old motel side of the hotel that was "smaller and noisier but still nice." The room was near the jacuzzi, in front of the parking lot, underneath the sales office, and could only fit one queen size bed and two tacky chairs, Motel 6-style, an air conditioner that only blew out hot, humid air, a sliding closet door that wouldn't stay on its tracks and a TV set that buzzed when turned on. After having a horrible night of sleep, at 8 AM the full housekeeping staff convened outside our window speaking loudly and rolling their carts in front of our room for a full 45 minutes. On Sunday we again asked for another room change, and since many patrons had checked out, we were placed in a nice room overlooking the pool with the proper air ventilation and beds. After this, our stay was fine. The tropical drinks in the Islands bar are yummy, and the Sunday buffet looked scrumptious. The "Happy Feet" 1/2 hour massage was well worth the $40 and the masseuse was very competent. Parking and location are convenient. Just make sure you aren't placed in the old side of the resort.

      Great Rom and Friendly Staff

      from

      We got a nice room facing the pool. We stayed in room number 1438. The room is very spacious, clean, quite bright. Bathroom is clean as well. The Peacock Cafe offers good food. The Staff are very friendly and helpful. We stayed only one night and wished that we could stay longer. Good location, near the freeway. We will come back to that hotel.

      Fantastic Hotel

      from

      We just returned from the most fantastic vacation we've ever taken, in part because of our terrific hotel! A friend of ours in San Diego recommended it because he used to be a tour bus driver and they used this hotel for their tours. It is absolutely gorgeous with many water gardens and plants everywhere! The service at the hotel and their restaurants was outstanding! A terrific value on top of it. It's located very close to Old Town and not far from any of the major attractions. I'd recommend it to anyone going to San Diego.

      Great Hotel!!

      from

      We stayed for 2 nights and had a great time! The staff was very friendly and the atmosphere was wonderful. The hotel definitely had character - Hawaiian paradise!

      Great Hotel, Great Time

      from

      I booked a blind hotel on Priceline and was a little scared when I got the Red Lion Hanalei. I read some mixed reviews and was on the fence about how it was going to turn out. We arrived early on a Friday morning and they let us check in early, the staff was fantastic and very friendly. Our room was clean, big and very nice for the price. Overall much better than I expected. Great location and a great moderate priced hotel. Don't expect 5 star, but expect a nice time. Just stayed in late March 2003.

      Good value

      from

      The Hanalei is a little worn around the edges, but the price is right for what you get: a central, easily accessible location, spacious well-lit room with two sinks, tons of towels, coffeemaker and cable tv, nice landscaping and pool. The staff is friendly and helpful. The food in the coffee shop is mediocre - I would avoid all but the simplest dishes - my kids actually refused to eat the pancakes. Also, avoid the breakfast buffet. Bottom line - if you don't want to pay the big bucks to stay downtown or on Mission Bay, and you're not looking for a lot of glitz, this is a good choice.

      GREAT TIME

      from

      Had a great room. View of the pool was great. Kids had a blast in the clean pool. Room service was good and we got a phone call to let us know it was on its way up. Everything was clean and comfortable..

      We'll definately be back!

      from

      This hotel is perfectly located off the freeway. Upon arrival we were greeted by the friendly staff. Parking was ample. The lobby was very beautiful with plants, trees, and waterfalls lining the property. The rooms were spacey with a good sized bathroom and bed. The patio outside the room was nice in the mornings for reading the paper and having a cup of coffee. You're about 15 minutes away from The GasLamp District which is perfect if you're like me and don't want to be in the center of town. Outside the pool was so relaxing, whether you're swimming, sun bathing, or enjoying a drink brought out to you by the on hand waitresses. Not too many restaurants opened late there, so you might want to consider visiting one in the hotel unless you're going into town. Overall it was a great trip. And we're definately going back!

      Disappointed

      from

      Firstly, I requested a room with king size bed, I got a queen.

      Secondly, I requested a room on a higher floor, I got ground floor.

      Thirdly, I requested non-smoking, it may have stated non-smoking on the door but it

      stunk of cigars.

      The toilet would flush at varying times through the night.

      The shower did not drain properly, it took approx. 30 minutes for the shower to drain (not pleasant).

      The landscape of the hotel was pretty and that is about all.

      Stay elsewhere, there is a motel 6 next door for 1/2 the price.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Crowne Plaza Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
       

      Travel Blogs from San Diego

      Beach day

      A travel blog entry by knightc on Nov 23, 2014

      10 photos

      ... in high demand. One motor home had pulled in, taking up maybe three or four parking spots and had their slides out, awning out, etc. They must have arrived very early to get such a plum spot! There were surfers at that beach also.

      We went to Torrey Pines, a famous golf course that I was surprised to learn is a San Diego municipal course. We went into ...

      Day 9

      A travel blog entry by laurenschilling on Sep 11, 2014

      11 photos

      ... so that’s what we set off to find. The hike up this mountain was pretty exhausting. It was a steep incline the entire way, with the mid-day 96 degree sun profusely beating down on us. We were mostly surrounded by boulders on both sides of us, along with some shrubs and a few trees. There were mountain lion and rattlesnake warnings at the start of the trail, but luckily we didn’t spot either during our hike. We saw a few other people along the ...

      Short and Sweet

      A travel blog entry by twoelusive on Jul 17, 2014

      1 photo

      ... as much variety in as little time. Wandering around the South Park suburbs (no, not that South Park thank god!), driving to Pacific Beach for a traditional pancake diner breakfast... YUM (and well deserved after our exploratory walking too!) After a long and enjoyable afternoon in the sun, we had a mini evening galavant to the city and the Gaslamp Quarters, where there is just so much going ...

      Of Beaches, Warships, Safaris and Shopping Malls

      A travel blog entry by bowiefamily on Jan 04, 2014

      17 photos

      ... in the world. It was also cool to learn about some of the amazing conservation work the Park was conducting globally. At the Park, they had two of the remaining seven rhinos from a species that was critically endangered. As well as that, they had been protecting a species of bird since the 1980's. Back then, there were only 22 left in the world. Now, thanks to the work of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, there are over 400! The ...

      Anaheim - San Diego

      A travel blog entry by redaly67 on Aug 20, 2013

      ... different.
      Well, that's another day done. Can't seem to get to bed before 11 pm. The sun doesn't set until after 8 pm and we seem to have late teas. The freeways don't scare me now like they did. Red has offered for me to drive again but am more than happy to keep him on the correct side of the road or remind him of the stop sign he doesn't see at times. Haha has been fun. Over here you can ...