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    Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

    1661 Villa Cardiff Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1153
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$404
          US$177
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          Overview
          • Excellent41%
          • Very good38%
          • Average13%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible2%
          4 weeks ago
          “Nice”
          10 Apr 2017
          “Quick overnight stay”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Family Rooms
          Fitness centre
          Multilingual Staff
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Self-Serve Laundry
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 246 reviews

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          We've stayed here on a number of occasions in the past. It's a former Country Inn location. Never disappointed, and wasn't on this occasion either. Comfortable room, good wifi, fridge, cable and more.

          Thank Laurie T
          Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 2 weeks ago

          Hi Laurie T, Thank you for writing such a great review! We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Encinitas! Best, AWN, GM

          Hotel's Favourite
          Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

          Sorry for no pictures, but let me tell you that this hotel for the price is the best value out there! Very friendly front desk staff clean and very spacious room. We were on the first floor in a king handicap accessible room with a...More

          Thank SoCalSydney1362
          Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 2 May 2017

          Hi SoCalSydney1362, Thank you for pointing out our location to Legoland and the Carlsbad Outlet mall. I also want to thank you for taking time to provide feedback about your stay and how comfortable your room was.

          Reviewed 15 May 2017

          The location is good, right off the freeway but not a lot of noise. Right next door to an authentic taco shop that is open 24 hours. I hotwired this and got a great deal. The beds were super comfy, the room is a nice...More

          Thank michael m
          Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 3 weeks ago

          Hi michael m, Your business is much appreciated and thank you for leaving feedback. We are happy to know that you find our property close to your destination and that you were able to take advantage of the taco shop nearby and you find our...More

          Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

          The hotel location was odd, it felt like we were in the middle of a residential community...it was definitely not by the sea. The lobby was okay but the entirety of the hotel feels and smells old. Phone cable falling off when you try and...More

          Thank _yyc_trvlr_
          Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 2 May 2017

          Dear _yyc_trvlr_, Unforuntenly we cannot change the location of the hotel, and I am sorry you felt like we were in poor location. I do apolgize about the phone in the guestroom, as it should be working at all times. As far as the dog...More

          Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

          Stayed here for a quick place to stop on the way to our destination up the road. Practically on the freeway but I did not notice any freeway noise like I have at other places. Yummy chocolate chip cookies offered upon very quick check in...More

          Thank pammmy311
          Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 12 April 2017

          Hi pammmy311, Thank you for your feedback! We do love serving the chocolate chip cookies in the evening. You're right, it's become quite the routine now for our guests who have just gotten off the freeway with the youngsters! We hope to see you again...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Breakfast included
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$144 - US$309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 101
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          • Cardiff-by-the-Sea
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          Sarah E
          Do you have a shuttle for visiting area attractions?
          25 April 2017|
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          Response from Camie41 | Reviewed this property |
          No there's no shuttle to sea world restaurants or anything you going to have to get a rental car the si if you stay at this hotel is pretty far away if you plan on going to some of the attractions like several downtown San... More
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