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Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar

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Queensland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I chose this hotel because of the location to friends living close by. It wouldn't be my first choice as I'd prefer to be closer to San Diego but for this visit it was ideal. It was pretty perfect in every way. Was upgraded to a suite due to IHG status which was not expected. Room was great, better than...

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this hotel was great. It is close to the beach, has nice rooms. easy parking, and great hot breakfasts. One of the better values if staying by the beach just north of San Diego. I was there for a meeting and would stay there again if on a vacation. The only complaint I would have is that the...

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Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is perfectly located on pch between Del Mar and Solana Beach. You can walk to great restaurants, beer pubs and you are steps to a great beach. The hotel was clean and very accommodating. We had a private balcony and received warm homemade cookies every evening. There is a breakfast area, a pool and a spa. Definitely the...

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. It is great to hear that our hotel's location and accommodations met all your needs. It also sounds like you took advantage took advantage of all the amenities we offer plus everything in the surrounding area. Our little town does have many activities to keep you busy...

So Cal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was easy to find, easy access and check-in. It is small and next to City Hall. Love the way the second floor is the main floor with pool, breakfast room, ice and vending, and stairs to the beach. There is an elevator. Clean, nice enough rooms and good location for things in the area. I paid $76 for...

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We are happy to hear that you really liked our hotel's location, layout, accommodations and its amenities. We work extremely hard to provide our guests with everything they might need for a stress free stay. From comfortable accommodations, to a good breakfast, to a relaxing location to unwind at the end of...

San Diego
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Ok, booked this room months ago because of the proximity to the Del Mar fairgrounds, as we were attending the Kaaboo music festival over the weekend. The rate was ridiculous due to the event... nearly $800 for 3 nights in a motel quality facility. Ok fine, I get it. Night 1...The fire alarm goes off in the whole building at...

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us your feedback regarding your stay with us. We apologize for the issues you experienced while staying with us. The fire alarm was an isolated event and due to that happening we have retrained all of our staff to ensure that it does not happen again. With regards to the...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed here for our long weekend "staycation". No ocean view, but quick walk to the uncrowded beautiful sandy beach. There were many restaurants within walking distance. The room we booked was a king suite, comfortable for a couple and a child. The room had a coffee maker, fridge and microwave. It also had a balcony to hang out. Only...

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for such a GREAT review. We thank you for choosing our hotel for your staycation and are happy to hear that you were able to take advantage of what our hotel and its surrounding area had to offer. The closest beach to us is very quiet and that is why we suggest it to our guests because it...

Israel
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The hotel is not the newest Holiday Inn Express, but its location is great! 5 minutes distance to the cliff descent to the ocean, and - preferable - a short walk to the nice Del Mar Dog Beach. Room was clean and nice, breakfast is good, the laundry room was disappointing. The bottom line - good choice.

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay. We are happy to inform you that we have started to remodel all of our guests rooms first and then we will work on the exterior of the hotel. We are centrally located to many restaurants and the beach so there is always something to explore when you are not taking advantage of...

Phoenix, AZ
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were finally able to make it to Solana Beach after needing to reschedule due to a medical issue in May. Working with the front desk over the phone on the reschedule was seamless. The gentleman who help me was compassionate and efficient. We arrived on a Wednesday a little early but were able to check-in right away. Our room...

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us your feedback. We are happy to hear that our staff did their best to reschedule your stay. Because we have heard similar concerns from other guests, we have started working on remodeling all of our rooms as well as the exterior of our hotel. We go over our reviews...

Reviewed 23 September 2016

I just read a review from Patricia E and it pretty much summarizes my stay exactly. Our room was clean and quiet. We did have issues with concert goers coming in noisy and late (one even pulled the fire alarm at 1:00 a.m.) but that is not the hotels fault. It was a challenge to get our room cleaned while...

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay. We apologize for the issue with regards to the fire alarm. That was an isolated case and thankfully it was a false that was verified by the fire department. We will definitely be addressing the cleaning service with our executive housekeeper since it has been brought up by multiple guests. We will implement...

Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 22 September 2016

First let me start by writing that I've been staying at Holiday Inn Express (HIX) for many years and this one experience will not stop me from being a customer. My sister and I (in our 50s) and my 15 year old daughter visited San Diego for the first time at the end of August 2016. We have a cousin...

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We welcome all of our guests feedback whether it is positive or negative because it keeps us on our toes. We want all of our guests to let us know what areas need improvement and due to the fact that we have been getting similar...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Solana Beach, Del Mar is perfect for every aspect a guest would stay for! It's a beautiful city with access to almost anything you are may be looking you. Its well known for its beach, where you can relax or take a nice jog, which is just walking distance from the hotel. There are many local attractions that aren't far: Legoland, Sea World, San Diego Zoo, and many more. Not only is the city itself a beautiful location, but The Holiday Inn Express & Suites offers 80 spacious rooms. Each room features a private balcony, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, iron, ironing board, hair dryer and many more attributes! To make your stay even better, we offer complimentary breakfast, and a relaxing Pool and Jacuzzi. Efficiency is key to many guests, we have free Wi-Fi and many delicious restaurants that are close as a block away. If you are coming for business, relaxation, excitement or just for simple fun, we are here to make this stay special. Our friendly staff will always be happy to help to make your stay unique and memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar

Address: 621 South Hwy 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075
Region: United States > California > Solana Beach
Price Range: €99 - €201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar Hotel Solana Beach
Holiday Inn Solana Beach
Solana Beach Holiday Inn
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“Rooms with balconies are a good choice.”
 of 5 bubbles RENOTED, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for second floor.”
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“No ocean view, but a balcony room was spacious and convinient”
 of 5 bubbles LevAri, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask when booking if the room available has been remodeled.”
 of 5 bubbles Arizona_RoadRunner, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the very back front a noisy street.”
 of 5 bubbles Onthebeachgene, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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