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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

It was further from the beach than I was ecpecting, but that's about the only negative I have! All of the staff was so helpful and kind, the rooms were very clean and nice and the free breakfast was great. You can get a great deal through Hotwire and for the price, it can't be beat!

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San Diego, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Great location if you want to be close to beaches, activities and the freeway. The room was clean and comfortable and overall a good bargain.

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Poway, California
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Thanks so very much to all the folks at this facility. They are so very helpful and always willing to accomodate us when we visit. We own a home in the SD area and this is where we always stay. Less than a mile from the beach, quiet and clean. The taco stand next door is second to none!!! I... More 

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Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Visited with family in early June. Hotel is only 1 mile from the beach in Cardiff by the sea and about half the price you would pay for a beach front hotel.. Excellent breakfans included in the price of the hotel. Right next door to a mini mart with the best tacos in the area. This is a great reasonable... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Just wanted to provide an acolade to Marcel Mansour, one of the "desk clerks" at this hotel. He was exceptionally helpful, professional, friendly, and added a really positive aspect to our stay. All the staff and the facility were fine, but Marcel stood out as exceptional and I really hope those in management at this facilty will recognize the prize... More 

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Vista, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

The meeting room works great for small, quiet meetings. The staff were very accommodating and friendly. At first I was worried that the ice machine was right outside the door, but with the door closed it's sound proof. I am looking forward to holding many additional meetings there throughout the rest of the year.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

The staff here makes you feel right at home. Providing excellant customer service is the key that seperates one hotel from another. We have stayed here many times and the service is always exceptional. The rooms are extremely clean and have very very comfortable beds.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

My parents have returned back to the bay area, but I wanted to put in another good word of thanks to the entire Holiday Inn Express team who provided my parents such exceptional care while my mother recovered here in San Diego (see review of 3/2/12 “Great Hotel, Great Staff, Great Service!!!”). A special thanks to Andrew, the manager who... More 

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Milford, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

I checked into this hotel in March and needed to have very important documents scanned and emailed back to the office in NY. The gentleman at the front desk offered to assist by letting me come to the front office and use the scanner. I have stayed in a lot of hotels.... lot of hotels... and this is the kind... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

Hotel was ok. Has been around a while and could use an update in certain areas. Not bad. Would I stay there again? Yes, as long as it was not for a long period.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Traveler06232009, Thank you for taking time out of your busy day to leave us a candid review. We’re sorry that you received service that was less-than-satisfactory. It is IHG's goal to consistently provide superior service and accommodations and your comments are very important to us. The feedback we receive from our valued guests, like you, enables us to target problem... More 

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