the handlery hotel & resort is built on a family history of genuine hospitality dating back to 1954. that's what the handlery family touch is all about! a multi-million dollar renovation completed in the summer of 2001, featuring all new custom furniture and fabrics, new decor, high speed internet access, refrigerators, new thoughtful amenities at every turn, in an atmosphere that's always as friendly and welcoming as the san diego sunshine. relax around our heated swimming pool and whirlpool, and let the stress of a busy life dissolve away, perhaps with the help of a revitalizing massage? or jump into the fun of san diegothe zoo, sea world, old town, museums, waterfront, world class shopping - all only minutes away. golf at the adjacent 27-hole championship riverwalk golf club. not enough time? stay longer and do it all! the handlery hotel and resort - close to everything. far from expensive.