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Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North

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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ventura, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here at least three times now. Always a big, clean room. Not real crowded, but everyone's probably out enjoying the sunshine. Good breakfast with hot and cold choices. Pool is fine, but no spa. That's the only negative. Nice patio area to shoot the breeze outside.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hotel, very comfortable rooms and good structure. It is located up on a hill, not within walking distance from anything, so you must have a car. Breakfast is good but not great, with plastic dishes and cutlery. The pool is quite nice. Would reccomend it for people who don't mind having to use a car to go everywhere.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit difficult to find on iPhone maps and location disappointing upon finding. With the expansion of the 5 freeway, the hotel can't be any closer to the freeway. If you enjoy a hearty walk to the 99 Cent Store, then you will be content. Ask for western upper level room unless you enjoy the shaking and quaking and thunderous... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North, responded to this review

Dear Susan F, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We work hard to make your your stay comfortable and pleasant so we are pleased to note that you were satisfied with the comfortable rooms, pleasant staff, level of cleanliness and good breakfast selection. It sounds like you had a challenge in finding the hotel direction and... More 

san diego
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice overnighter but just wanted to clarify a few points; Thanks to all who warned about the difficulty finding the hotel. Such a steep hill so unless one is in good shape, walking any where is quite the feat so one needs a car. (I saw someone wrote that they have a shuttle to the beach but... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North, responded to this review

Dear calady50, Thank you for posting a candid feedback from your recent stay with us. We are glad to know that you were able to appreciate the cleanliness of our property. However, we were concerned to see that you were not impressed with some aspects of our hotel specifically with our lobby and the level of service provided by our... More 

Moraga, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing about the hotel is the proximity to all the wonderful things nearby: beaches, good restaurants, and access to museums and good cultural events. We went to the Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach and were able to take surface streets rather than the freeway that we used the rest of the trip. The room was quiet,... More 

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Munich, Germany
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 5 days as we wanted to spend time at the beach away from the crowd. San Clemente is a great little town full of friendly people with a nice beach and good restaurants. The Holiday Inn was very convenient for this. Despite being directly at the highway, the room was quiet with a good view from the balcony.... More 

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Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The hotel lobby and rooms are very clean and beds are big and comfy. Parking is free as is wifi. The hotel was really difficult to find and our GPS couldn't find it either. Make sure you look on a map before coming! Breakfast is pretty decent and also free. Air con is a bit noisy but other than that... More 

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Mark O, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North, responded to this review

Dear Cara L, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide your valued comments. I am glad you had an enjoyable stay with us and appreciate your choosing the Holiday Inn Express San Clemente as your home away from home. Unfortunately we can't control the different map aps however Google Maps is accurate and we highly recommend the... More 

St. Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Wanted to stay in between LA and San Diego as my wife and I would be travelling to both areas. We also wanted a place on the quiet side so we picked San Clemente and have had lots of great experiences with Holiday Inn Express, this was exactly what was expected. Smooth friendly check-in, Tesh was very helpful in suggesting... More 

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Mark O, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North, responded to this review

Dear robm67, Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback and I will definitely share it with our team. We are glad you had an enjoyable experience staying with us here at the Holiday Inn Express San Clemente. Our goal is 100% satisfaction with all of our guests and so our team is working hard to provide outstanding service and... More 

East Aurora, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Nothing special about the grounds. The usual cigarette butts and scuff marks on the low wall in the outdoor area. The pool was covered and had nowhere to sit in the sun. The room was clean and bed comfortable. The staff was friendly and well trained. Make sure you have great directions, because even with a gps, it's difficult to... More 

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Mark O, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North, responded to this review

Dear EA_TRAVELERS, Thank you very much for your valued feedback and business! We strive for 100% satisfaction with all of our guests and it looks like your stay was not up to par. I have shared your feedback with our team to ensure these areas are addressed and all of our guests have an enjoyable visit. Our pool while in... More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend. Tricky to find but once you find it so very nice. Updated, hotel feels roomy once you enter and nicely decorated. Pool is on the small side but we didn't have time to use it. Breakfast is super and you can even take your breakfast outside in the courtyard. Cinnamon rolls are to die for. Hotel has a... More 

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Mark O, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North, responded to this review

Dear shakuroo, Thank you so very much for your kind review and for selecting the Holiday Inn Express San Clemente. I am glad to hear our staff was attentive to your needs and you found the hotel a comfortable home away from home. I will be happy to share your feedback with the team as they enjoy getting great feedback... More 

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