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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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    Traveller (33)
    Room & Suite (22)
    Dining (2)
    • Excellent41%
    • Very good38%
    • Average13%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
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    “front desk” (42 reviews)
    “san diego” (24 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    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 249 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed here while making our way to Anaheim. We booked thru Orbitz and for California, the price was fantastic. We especially appreciated the free breakfast after a long day of travel. We have not stayed at a Holiday Inn Express in ages and although it...More

    Thank Rustymacarthur
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    Reviewed 24 June 2017

    Have stayed here a number of times over the years & each time has been a wonderful experience. Stayed for 2 nights this past week & had the pleasure of having LIZ check me in / assist me. Liz is sweet, professional & accommodating. Thank...More

    Thank geronimo248
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 11 July 2017

    Dear geronimo248, Thank you for the kind words and for your comments regarding Liz. She does an outstanding job. We look forward to seeing you again. Best, AWN, GM

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I first stayed here 3 years ago (from a Hotwire booking) and I keep coming back. The hotel staff is great, the room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast is excellent, and the location is perfect for enjoying the coast. The small Mexican restaurant next...More

    Thank mountain820
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The rooms are a good size, beds are ok. BUT THE CARPET IS SOOOOO DIRTY!!!! Paid over $500 for two nights but what a rip off for a dirty room. We had to change a room, but it still wasn't clean. Kids had to stay...More

    1  Thank sbvera
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear sbvera, I am sorry about the condition of the carpet. Coming out of the summer season is always challenging, as our daily occupancy really puts a toll on the guest room carpets. Please be rest assured we have begun a deep cleaning carpet program...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    A pretty nice hotel in a residential area. Close to a couple of gas stations and a taco joint that's open pretty late. Parking can be a hassle if you return late at night as I did. The hotel room was adequate and pretty clean....More

    Thank Irvan S
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Irvan S, Thank you for the great review! Our breakfast area does get pretty busy during these summer months and we very much appreciate your patience. We hope to see you again the next time your travels bring you back to Encinitas. Best, Andrew...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Breakfast included
    • 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
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$107 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 101
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Encinitas >
    • Cardiff-by-the-Sea
    • Also Known As
    • Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area Hotel Cardiff By The Sea
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    Traveller (33)
    Room & Suite (22)
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    Bathroom (7)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Nearby Restaurants
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    1.06 km away
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    222 reviews
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    Nearby Attractions
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    2 September 2017|
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    Response from SoCalSydney1362 | Reviewed this property |
    Not in room , but they do offer a safety deposit box via front desk. Hope this helps
    Sarah E
    25 April 2017|
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    Response from DebbieY58 | Reviewed this property |
    We did not use one - as we rented a cat
    Room Tips
    "Walk next door to Mexican take out, 99 cent fish taco's 24/7"
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    "Right off the freeway, close to the beach"
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