Handlery Hotel

Handlery Hotel

7.36 reviews
Ranked #70 in San Diego hotels
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950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108
1 (888) 271-2681Edit info
Situated near the airport, this San Diego hotel is also close to Presidio Park and San Diego Zoo, as well as Seaworld. Additional attractions include Old Town San Diego State Park.


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options at Handlery Hotel and Resort include 2 restaurants and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness facility. Spa amenities include beauty services and a hair salon. This 3.0 star property has a 24 hour business center and offers small meeting rooms, audio visual equipment, and business services. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available in public areas. Enterprise car rental office available in the lobby. This San Diego property has 40000 square feet of event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, a ballroom, and exhibit space. Wedding services, concierge services, and tour/ticket assistance are available. Additional property amenities include a poolside bar, a coffee shop/café, and multilingual staff. Extended parking privileges may be offered to guests after check out (surcharge). This is a smoke free property. A total renovation of this property was completed in February 2010.

There are 217 guestrooms at Handlery Hotel and Resort. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are offered. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In addition to MP3 docking stations, guestrooms offer phones with voice mail. 37 inch flat panel televisions have cable channels. Air conditioned rooms also include desks, blackout drapes/curtains, electronic/magnetic keys, and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered and guests may request wake up calls. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request.

Notifications and Fees:

  • There are no room charges for children 14 years old and younger who occupy the same room as their parents or guardians, using existing bedding.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

  • Self parking: US$ 12 per night
  • Pets: US$ 25 per pet, per night, maximum US$ 1 per stay
  • Pet deposit: US$ 250 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.


Swimming Pool
Fitness Center
Spa Services
Free WiFi
Internet Access
Laundry Services
Meeting Rooms
Business Center
Cribs Available
Pets Allowed
Air conditioning
Connecting Rooms
Room Service

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San Francisco

Although it looks a bit dated, this hotel isn't bad at all. Located in Hotel Circle, it's very close to the freeway and Fashion Valley mall. Their pool is very nice, although I couldn't enjoy it due to time constraints. They also have an Enterprise rental car center on site, which comes in handy if you'd rather not use a cab.

Recommended for:Family Travellers
Local from San Diego

Centrally located to hold an event or convention. Meeting rooms are sized ideally, Near the airport if you're in a time crunch And it boasts the best pool in the San Diego area. Welcoming staff.

Local from San Diego

The location: if coming to San Diego for vacation do not stay here. It is located in Hotel Circle, Mission Valley. This will be one expensive cab ride or long bus ride if wanting to go to the beach. The outside may turn some off as it is pretty dated, it dies have a nice pool area.
This is a great place to host a convention or trade show. The meeting rooms are great size with wonderful AV equipment, stage set up, buffet set up, and service. Would recommend for meeting place or business travelers doing business in Mission Valley, Old Town, or any other inland areas that are easily accessible from the 8. Having a hire car would be key in this area.

Recommended for:Business Travellers
Local from San Diego

Wow, this hotel is nothing short of a gem in the midst of mediocre hotels. The Handlery Hotel boasts the best pool in San Diego, and I wouldn't disagree with the statement! I was welcomed by a friendly front desk staff, and shown to a comfortable and clean room. Rooms with balconies are available for a $15-20 extra charge. There are two restaurants in the Handlery Hotel, one available for breakfast and dinner, and a separate lunch tiki shack located next to the pool. There lunch shack offers a full bar and pool goers are free to dine in their bathing suits. I could lounge by the gigantic pool all day! There is a fitness room if you need a break from relaxing in the beautiful San Diego sun. I would definitely come back to the Handlery Hotel and Resort.

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The Handlery Hotel is a sprawling treasure just off the 8, and minutes away from Mission Valley shopping. Not content with one bar and restaurant, the Handlery has one restaurant on the pool deck and another more formal restaurant just inside the front doors. My room was updated and fresh, and had a pool view that reminded me of something out of a movie scene set in the 60s. It looked like most other rooms around the pool had a balcony, but there was plenty of deck area to go around anyway. The front desk employee was both friendly and professional, and was more than happy to answer my questions about the area. I could see how the Enterprise office, which is located in the lobby, would be quite helpful to any out-of-towners. There is also a small gym on site with a few cardio machines and a weight set, but in all honesty, I probably would not go to this hotel to do anything but laze by the water.



Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Computer station
Dining & Drinks
  • Poolside bar
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
Fitness & Recreation
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Concierge services
  • Shopping on site
  • MP3 docking station
  • Garden
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Long-term parking (surcharge)
  • No lifts
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Traveling with Children
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Maximum number of pets per room 1
  • Pets allowed
  • Only dogs are allowed
Services & Conveniences
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Meeting rooms 15
  • Wedding services
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • 24-hour business center
  • ATM/banking
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
In-Room Dining
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
Media & Technology
  • Phone
  • Television in common areas
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Daily housekeeping
Other Room Amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • In-room safe
  • Free local calls
Property Info
  • Total number of rooms - 217
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Year Built 1954
  • Express check-out
  • Express check-in
Handlery Hotel

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