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Holiday Inn San Salvador

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Blvd y Urbanizacion Santa Elena, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Ranked #17 of 50 hotels in San Salvador
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a perfectly acceptable business hotel in San Salvador, with good and efficient service, comfortable beds, reasonable rates, excellent free wi-fi and a handy location across from a mall that offers numerous, quite good restaurants. Close to offices of the UN. The breakfast is acceptable, though not outstanding. Loud music emanating from the lobby in the evening, a poor... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location, good and friendly service, very personal requests are met, although more staff could speak in English. Internet connection is excellent, and the breakfast is unforgettable. Gym is acceptable. No regret for having chosen Holiday Inn.

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New York City, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
49 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Had an unexpected overnight as my connecting flight was canceled. The place is exactly what you expect by an Holiday Inn - clean, organized and everything on it's place. Breakfast was with a lot of fresh fruit. Especially to mention are the Doormen, who have been very friendly and cordial. Porsche Dealer opposite of Hotel if needed ;-)

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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I booked through Hipmunk and when I arrived, Holiday Inn did not have the reservation. Instead of the front desk staff saying that was a problem between me and Hipmunk, they called Hipmunk 4 times over a period of 3 1/2 hrs. On the fourth call I cancelled the reservation. Holiday Inn gave me the room at the discounted rate... More

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Alejandro B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn San Salvador, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments! It was a really pleasure to help you, we are really commited to our guests, and we are very worried since the first time that they have contact with us, It is an honor to had you here and we hope to have you soon again. Best regards to your family and congratulations... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I always stayed there and I loved it because the service was awesome, staff was friendly everything was great until I stayed with my girlfriend and her valuables were stolen. Her hair straightener was stolen she had some shoes stolen too. Spoke to the manager and they did nothing about it. We stayed there for the past 8 years but... More

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Alejandro B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn San Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Alessandro C, Thank you for your time to let us know your experience and your feedback about your last stay. I am very sorry to hear about your experience in our Hotel, that is not the service philosophy and the company values that we live with... We hope you can consider our hotel again in your next visit,... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

Great breakfast. Nice rooms. Great beds. Helpful staff. Bath rooms showers need slightly more attention. No major complaints. I'd stay again for a bargain price. Puerto Libertad is only 25 minutes away. $60-$65 round trip if you get a livery. Downtown is not so far either. Tons of restaurants across the street and in the immediate area.

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Alejandro B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Holiday Inn San Salvador, responded to this review

Dear ConstantWrkTraveler, Thank you very much for your valuable feedback on your recent stay with us. We are always looking for areas of improvement, and so we have shared your comments with the related departments so we can work on them, to continue providing all of our guests with a great service. We hope to see you again very soon... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I stayed for one night only on a business trip. I stayed on the third floor and the rooms are clean and well appointed. Quick check in and out. Excellent location across a mall. Breakfast was included and it had the usual fixings. Overall a good choice for business travel in a quiet residential location. On a funny note the... More

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Alejandro B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Holiday Inn San Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Jose, We really appreciate your feedback on your recent stay with us, for it gives us an idea of what our guests are looking for while searching for a hotel they love. Everyday we strive to create memorable experiences for our guests, and it makes us proud to see we could do that for you. We are very glad... More

Markham, Ontario
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I have been staying at the Holiday Inn Santa Elena for 7 years now for my family's holiday vacation and each year the hotel surpasses my expectations. I could not ask for more of the service we receive. The food is excellent, the rooms super clean, the beds are comfortable, and the staff are ALL fabulous. They always go above... More

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Alejandro B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn San Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Florcita A, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your past stay with us. We are overjoyed with each and every one of your family visits, and we are truly proud we can make it a memorable experience for you every year. We really appreciate you highlighting our staff and the... More

San Salvador, El Salvador
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I spend the night with my wife after a party at the hotel, they offer a special rate for those attending events @ the hotel, the rooms are kept very tidy, beds are very comfortable. Staff was very friendly and professional, over all a great hotel at a great location.

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Alejandro B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn San Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Stinger1111, Thank you very much for sharing your past experience with us. We are really glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and the social event at our facilities; but mostly we are proud to note you were pleased with the service provided by our staff, for they are the very heart of our hotel. We hope to see... More

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17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

I just came for one week in that hotel. Very Good location, very nice place, comfort and good staff. The beakfast is good, but dinner is not good and without variety. The gym machines doesnt work well.

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Alejandro B, Director de Recepción at Holiday Inn San Salvador, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us; your comments are greatly appreciated, for with them we find opportunities for improvement. Our staff was thrilled to know you enjoyed our facilities, location, and specially our service! We would like you to know your suggestions were also shared with the related departments in hopes... More

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Address: Blvd y Urbanizacion Santa Elena, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Location: El Salvador > San Salvador Department > San Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn San Salvador 3*
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Welcome to the Holiday Inn San Salvador. Attractions: El Salvador Int'l Airport 27.5 Mi./44 Km., US Embassy 4 blks, Feria Int'l 1.8 Mi./3 Km., Botanic Garden 1/2 Mi./1 Km.,Arts & Crafts Market 1.5 Mi./2.5 Km., Casinos Nearby, Beaches and Ruins 30 min., Basilica de Guadalupe, 1/2 Mi./1 Km., La Gran Via 1/2Mi./1Km,Multiplaza 1/2Mi./1Km,Zona Rosa 2 Mi./3.5 Km., Flor Blanca Stadium 3.2 Mi./5 Km., Metro Cathedral 8 Mi./13 Km. Facilities: 126 rooms, 7 floors, 3 Suites, Mtgs/Banq. to 1000, int. corridor, elevator, free parking, Non-smoking floors. Features: outdoor pool, El Balsamo Restaurant, lounge bar, local and cable TV w/HBO/ESPN/CNN/TBS/TNT, Pay-Per-View movies, wheelchair acom., in-room coffee maker, hairdryer, in-room safety deposit box, smoke detector, gym/exercise room. Services: Business Center, scheduled airport shuttle ($18.00 each way). MISC.: No pets, no kennels Directions: From El Salvador Int'l Airport, take Comalapa Hwy to the Autopista Sur. Head Toward San Salvador City. Turn Left onto Autopista Sur, toward Santa Tecla City. Stay on Santa Tecla Hwy, turn left Toward Urb. Santa Elena, turn left onto Santa Elena Blvd. ... more   less 
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