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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area

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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea world”(37 reviews)
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Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights. Booked through a 3rd party. Got the wrong room when we checked in. The first night we stated in a double queen room. The room was clean and well organized though we wanted a king room. We were moved...More

Thank Jackie R
Response from Juan A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach AreaResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your taking the time to review our hotel. We are sorry to hear our hotel did not meet your expectations. We wanted to take the time and thank you for your feedback as its through comments like yours that help us provide...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

While staying at Holiday Inn Express Sandiego Sea world Beach area we encountered the best hospitality from Naya and Monique, they were both working when we checked in and they were so kind to our children and helped us with everything, from towels to directions...More

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Response from Juan A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach AreaResponded 6 August 2017

Thank you for your recent review of the Holiday Inn Express Sea World Beach Area. We are extremely happy to hear our team provided you with the legendary service we are known for. We will share your awesome review with the team. We hope to...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018

Noisy hotel. Children running in the hallways, babies crying, and dogs barking into the night. This is odd since this hotel does not allow pets except for service animals. Then, at 5 AM the garbage truck went by, with its beeping and squeaky brakes. We...More

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Response from Juan A, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach AreaResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your taking the time to review our hotel. We are sorry to hear our hotel did not meet your expectations. We wanted to take the time and thank you for your feedback as its through comments like yours that help us provide...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017

We stayed at this property on 12/28 arriving just after 1500. Upon check in, I was not greeted as a platinum member nor were amenity points mentioned, this could have been due to a trainee on the front desk. However, the staff seemed friendly enough....More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach AreaResponded 15 January 2018

Dear SoCalOregonian, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We would like to apologize for not living up to your expectations regarding our air-conditioning system and room and parking lot size. Reviews like yours are very valuable...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017

Convenient location. Rooms are small but adequate. Good value for someone just passing through. Good Fish Taco place right next door. Breakfast was a little to be desired. Parking can be interesting at times.

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Response from Juan A, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach AreaResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are happy to hear you were able to take advantage of our hotels close proximity to the beach. We hope you visit us next time you are in the area. Rose F. General Manager

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GreenLeaders Bronze level
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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Microwave
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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US$106 - US$205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#45 Green Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$106 - US$205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#45 Green Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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daponte17
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Response from rosemarys145 | Reviewed this property |
No bedbugs when I was there.
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20 February 2017|
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Response from Toni C | Reviewed this property |
They do not offer shuttle just do Ubber do not take the taxi's
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"rooms on the road side can be a bit noisy"
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"Rooms toward the rear on upper levels are quieter."
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