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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 February 8, 2012
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seoul, South Korea
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

This hotel is in the great condition! The pool, especially, was very relaxing after a long day of work. My room seemed like it was a brand new room, with a very comfortable bed and it was easy to work at the desk when I had work to get done. The staff at this hotel is amazing, each time I... More 

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

I recently stayed at this Hotel for a big CFA Cat Show that was at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. It took less than 5 min. to get to the Fairgrounds from Hotel. Lots of Restaurants close by, easy Freeway access. The Breakfast that was provided every morning was great, good food and a clean enviroment. All of the staff were... More 

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Gwang Ju
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

This hotel was able to meet all of my needs! The breakfast was fantastic and the service at the front desk was wonderful! I was attending classes at one of the local universities in the area, and everytime I needed help with the internet, the front desk was able to guide me through the steps. The room was clean, looked... More 

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Torrance, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

I stay in a lot of hotels due to business travel, and this hotel was definitely sub-standard. Outwardly, everything looked clean; but we encountered many shortcomings: room definitely had cigarette odor, remote control for tv was missing, cold water in sink barely trickled out, there were empty miniature alcohol bottles in ice bucket and top shelf of closet, there was... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

We are always pleased with Holiday Inn Express and this is no exception. The property is very clean, nice, and well maintained. The location is very close to the beach and easy to access. The breakfast is great and very extensive, including great sources of protein. Our room was very quiet and nice without any smells except a clean smell.... More 

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LA, CA
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93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

I stayed here with a friend to attend a concert in San Diego. We both did not want to spend the extra money to stay and park at a downtown hotel, and prefer a quieter location. This Holiday Inn Express fit the bill perfectly, and did not disappoint. It is a standard hotel, right off the highway, but surprisingly quiet,... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

Helpfull Staff. Help us switch to a King bed room on a far end corner, away from the freeway noise. Hotel looks to be recently renovated. Nice, clean and modern. Easy access to the freeway. Free parking, breakfast and internet, what else can you ask for?. The only negative point was the refrigerator noise inside the room but it can... More 

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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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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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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area 2.5*
Number of rooms: 101
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