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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

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It is our pleasure to welcome you to the newly renovated Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown. This 100% non-smoking hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of America s finest city. San Diego s most popular attractions are within minutes. With our staff's dedication to customer service, the San Diego Holiday Inn Express is a popular choice amongst all visitors.The hotel is within walking distance to the Gaslamp Quarter. For your convenience, take our free shuttle to the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Cruise Ship Terminal, and the San Diego Airport. Enjoy our complimentary hot new breakfast bar featuring fluffy scrambled eggs or cheese omelets, bacon, sausage patties, flaky biscuits, and sausage gravy. The hotel offers free WiFi Internet access, refrigerators in all rooms, and a free business center with three dedicated computers. The hotel is two blocks from the San Diego Trolley which will take you to Qualcomm Stadium in less than 10 minutes.
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Grade: 94 out of 100
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This hotel was clean, modernized, great location, nice breakfast each morning, and parking garage if needed. We stayed in a wheelchair accessible room which was so spacious my husband could turn around in the open area! From the time we arrived the staff was so gracious and
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Response from CourtneyM2310, Loyalty Champion/Supervisor at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown
Responded yesterday
Good Evening LancerP, Thank you for such an awesome review! I will pass along your kind words to the front desk as well as to housekeeping. Can not wait to have you stay with us again! Best Regards, Courtney M Loyalty Champion/Supervisor
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My family drove down from Northern California to catch a cruise ship from San Diego. This hotel has a free shuttle that can pick you up from the airport and drop you off at the cruise ship terminal for FREE. In addition, they have a program that stores you car in their parking
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Response from CourtneyM2310, Loyalty Champion/Supervisor at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown
Responded yesterday
Good Evening nidan196, Thank you so much for sharing your experiences at our hotel. Feedback from our guests means the world to us. We were happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our amenities. Our sincerest apologies for the “tight “parking garage. Our building was formerly connected to the Historic El Cortez Hotel. Because of the unique challenges that come along with having an older property, we were unable to create more space in the parking garage. We do, however, have limited spaces available on the first level of parking for larger vehicles. Sharing your concerns allows us the opportunity to improve. Thank you again for your feedback. We look forward to your future visit. Warm Regards, Patrick Guest Service Agent
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I promised staff and hotel manager at the hotel I'd write a review about my stay and here it is. We stayed there for a week and were very pleased with our stay. Very nice breakfast, facilities are kept clean, very convenient location, shuttle bus is an added bonus, all you need
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Response from CourtneyM2310, Loyalty Champion/Supervisor at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown
Responded 4 days ago
Good Evening, Thank you for taking time to review our property. We are so glad your enjoyed your time with us and can not wait to have you stay with us again in the future. Best Regards, Courtney M Loyalty Champion/Supervisor
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The parking is around back so you have to drive around the block from the reception area to get there. My room 302 was freshly decorated and had for example USB & mains sockets beside the bed - very convenient for charging devices. The iron & hot drinks making in the room &
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Response from CourtneyM2310, Loyalty Champion/Supervisor at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown
Responded 4 days ago
Good Evening, Thank you for taking time to let us know how your stay went with us. We take feedback from these review to better future stays so thank you once again for your time. Best Regards, Courtney M Loyalty Champion/Supervisor
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Great hotel, with fantastic friendly staff. We found it to be a good location for us. We walked to Gas Lamp district, USS Midway and back to hotel. The hotel has a shuttle ( reservation needed) to airport, harbour, Balboa Park, and a few others . Driver was awesome! Hotel
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Response from CourtneyM2310, Loyalty Champion/Supervisor at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown
Responded 6 days ago
Good Afternoon tresag7201, Thank you for this awesome review. I will pass along your kind words to the shuttle drivers. See you the next time you are in the area. Best Regards, Courtney M Loyalty Champion/Supervisor
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Hi, do you still offer free shuttle to the Sea World? Thanks!
It covers the harbour, San Diego zoo ,Balboa Park, airport and I am pretty sure Sea World.
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Hello Traveler, We do offer a complimentary breakfast for all guests that occupy the room. We look forward to your arrival. Should you have any further questions please feel free to contact us directly. My Best Regards, Jayson Monti / Front Office Manager
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Hi - what time is happy hour in the hotel and is it only available Sunday to Thursday?
We have changed the days of our Happy hour to Tuesday-Thursday 5 to 6:30 pm
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free shuttle to cruise port and times?
Yes we do have a complimentary shuttle to and from the cruise ship terminal We recommend that you reserve the shuttle the morning before you depart. It runs from 5am to 9:30 pm and we have times available ever 30 mins. For pick ups just call the hotel and we dispatch the shuttle.
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"The rooms facing the pool tend to be more quiet as opposed to the ones facing the street"
"Try and get a corner suite, the space is nice."
"San Diego is expensive. Space is a premium. Rooms are a little smaller. Check for the size you may need."
"Some rooms have balconies overlooking the pool"
"Upper levels rooms save you from street noise and offer nice view of the city."
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PRICE RANGE
US$135 - US$349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
148
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