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Get an overview of this hotelMission Valley hotel near San Diego Airport

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Located in central Mission Valley off highway I-8, Handlery Hotel is a 10-minute drive from San Diego Airport. This convenient location means guests are also 10 minutes from San Diego's famed zoo and historic Old Town. SeaWorld® theme park is also a 10-minute drive away.

Eat and drink by the pool

The hotel's large, heated swimming pool and hot tub offer guests a place to unwind after exploring San Diego; there is even a poolside restaurant, Reef Lounge. A poolside fitness room is also available. Breakfast is served at Postcards Restaurant, while cocktails can be sipped at 950 Lounge.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TV

Guestrooms are unpretentious and comfortable. Guests can catch up with emails using free WiFi and enjoy a movie on the flat-screen TV. Superior rooms include free bottled water and a balcony or patio with garden or pool views.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Handlery Hotel provides a spa tub and a fitness center. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and 2 bar/lounges. Business-related amenities at this 3.5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms.

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 40,000 sq feet (3,716 sq meters) include conference space. This family-friendly hotel also offers a tour/ticket assistance and multilingual staff. A theme park shuttle and an area shuttle are complimentary for guests. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Handlery Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Computer station 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Garden 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 15 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Total number of rooms - 217 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3716 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 40000 
  • Year Built 1954 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 15 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge), Self parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free local calls 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Phone 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • Flat-panel TV 

Where to Eat

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 15 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet (varies based on length of stay), plus a deposit of USD 250 per stay
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 40 lb)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No elevators


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 50 per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 19 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 14 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 250 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Handlery
  • Handlery Hotel
  • Handlery Hotel San Diego
  • Handlery San Diego
  • Hotel Handlery
  • The Handlery Hotel

We should mention

Children 15 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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