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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1661 Villa Cardiff Drive, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011
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San Diego, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

We had a friends and family gathering in October at Holiday Inn express cardiff by the sea. Location is good to access to POI, specially very closed to beach. The hotel is very clean like brand new and quiet and service was excellent.

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Cary, North Carolina
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26 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

This is a newer HI Express right off the freeway. I thought it would be loud, but a back room was plenty quiet. Room was large and clean. Bathroom on the smaller side. Pool is in the parking lot so if you have kiddos, it's not a tropical oasis but looks serviceable enough for a dip.

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San Diego, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

We went to this place to do a religious gathering. It was conveniently located. Tucked into the corner but easily accessible from the highway. The place was very clean and the staffs were very cooperative. The breakfast was excellent and it was the best stay for the price we paid.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

I went the Holiday Inn Express Encinitas with my friends in October. The hotel was extremely clean and quite. The guestrooms had flat screen TVs and nice bathrooms. The breakfast was great too. We got a best experience near by Cardiff Beach Area. Additionally, the service was excellent. In particular, the General Manager was so kind and personal. Simply the... More 

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Las Vegas
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17 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

We've been staying at this location for the past two years whenever we visit family in the area. It is always well kept, clean, and the breakfast is fresh, adequate, and meets our needs! I've always been greeted as a priority club member and given extra bottled water for our stay which is a nice added touch.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

i stay in this hotel at least 5 times a year. it is one of the best holiday inns i've stayed at. the rooms are very clean, staff are great and helpful. much better rates than san diego area and fairly close to attraction. a variable choice of restaurants within 2 miles, my favorite are beach house and wine steals.... More 

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Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

The property is very clean and well maintained. The staff is nice and helpful. I enjoyed my stay but would not stay again as the internet is very slow and not enough TV channels. Otherwise it would be a great hotel to use.

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Dublin3
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15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

We stayed at this Holiday Inn Express in April when we visited the San Diego area. It was what you would expect from a chain hotel - nothing fancy, a decent room, clean facility, pool, and a barely passable breakfast. If you don't mind being outside San Diego, the hotel is a great deal. The breakfast was my only gripe,... More 

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los angeles
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15 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

It is what it is...a lowbudget hotel without much amenities or service. Clean. Rooms are little dated. Beds were comfortable. Room had a strange chemical smell after cleaning but opening a window quickly dispersed. We stayed here while visiting legoland and the cardiff greek fest. I personally love cardiff, it's a cozy little town with a nice beach and park... More 

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Grand Terrace, California
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

Well 6 of us stayed here one night over the Labor Day Weekend Holiday 2011. The hallways are painted dark red and the rooms too. The decor and colors were like out of a old castle. Needs to update to bright and cheery. None of the plugs to charge you phones worked that are on the lamps. The bath towels... More 

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Address: 1661 Villa Cardiff Drive, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007
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Location: United States > California > Encinitas > Cardiff-by-the-Sea
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area 2.5*
Number of rooms: 101
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