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Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   35 Via Pico Plaza, San Clemente, CA 92672
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Ranked #2 of 17 hotels in San Clemente
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Staff were very friendly, check in was super fast, room was very clean, the bed was SO comfortable. I haven't slept that good in years. The breakfast had a lot of options and was pretty good. I stayed in 2 hotels after this one because we were doing a road trip, and their Customer Service and breakfast was much much... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Positive: We forgot our clothing in the hotel. Called from Las Vegas to ship it to our home in Pennsylvania. They did it according to their policy of Fed-Ex Express. (Rhymes with the hotel name!). When we received the bill, we called and talked to Manager Ms. Guzy. (Fed-Ex charges were $30 for pair of pants!) She heard complain and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Just checked out of the hotel and the stay was fantastic. Riz at the front desk is a rock star and surpassed all expectations. Check in was a breeze even though we showed up a bit early. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly, they even gave us a couple recommendations on where to rent a bike. Clean and comfortable rooms... More

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Charles T, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments. Riz is awesome and she is a pleasure to work with. I am happy to hear she makes our guests feel special. We will share your comments with her, I am sure she will be very excited to hear them. Thank you. More

Shreveport, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Stayed here to save some money while attending a wedding and related festivities in Dana Point over 3 days, including a weekend. Could not be more pleased with my stay at this HIE in San Clemente! Location as mentioned by other reviewers may seem a bit odd at first, on a hill behind a small strip mall complex, but turns... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Best hotel ever! Great breakfast, friendly professional staff and unbelievable chocolate chip cookies! Some of the globalist guest had bad hotel manners, noisy in the hallways, did not pick up cereal spilled on floor, but all in all it was wonderful

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Very clean. Beds were comfortable and pillows awesome choice of soft or firm. Hot breakfast scrambled eggs sausage (turkey option) gravy, pancakes. Strange location behind businesses, up a hill, and along the freeway. Just trust the signs.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We came for Memorial Day weekend and had mis-scheduled our dates. The team was very accommodating and helped us get a room! The whole staff was super inviting and thoughtful. Much thanks to Steven, Allan and Riz! It was like seeing friends - great interpersonal skills!!! I would highly recommend this place even though it it's not right on the... More

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Charles T, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding our team here at the Holiday Inn Express San Clemente. We have recently lost a few Team Members and are a little short staffed right now but it is great to hear that our Team was able to give you great service despite being very busy. Thank you for staying with us and we... More

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This hotel is tucked away behind a shopping center but once you drive back to the entrance it has the look and feel of a resort hotel. The staff were very helpful with all of our questions and needs. Our room was large and comfortable, the air conditioner worked great. We could not have asked for a better stay.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Way to go, Holiday Inn! What a wonderful little gem in a beautiful, quaint beach town. I loved my time here. Spent a week and wasn't sure what to expect going into it. Wound up getting the friendliest staff I could have asked for, housekeeping that was on top of their game and a nice, quiet stay- exactly what I... More

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San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The hotel and the staff were just remarkable, that made my transition from Hawaii to Camp Pendelton seemless. It is walking distance from a few shops, and a 5 minute ride to the beach. The complimentary breakfast is an awesome addition, it is not just a bagel and some fruit, they provide an assortment of food and drinks and fruit... More

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Charles T, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your service. We are huge supporters of our Military and are happy that we get so many Men & Women from our armed forces who stay with us. It is an honor to serve you as you serve us in the military. Thank you More

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Address: 35 Via Pico Plaza, San Clemente, CA 92672
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North 2.5*
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in San Clemente #2 Family Hotel in San Clemente
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated Holiday Inn Express San Clemente is nestled in the fabulous beach side community of Southern Orange County midway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Known as the Spanish Village by the Sea, San Clemente boasts having the most pleasant climate in California. With easy access from I-5, short drive from Orange County Airport. Our location makes us ideal for visiting great local attractions such as, Legoland, Sea World, Disneyland, and Del Mar Race Track. You can relax at local beaches, attend surfing competitions, or walk on the San Clemente Pier, shop at the Carlsbad Premium Outlets. For business travelers we are close to Camp Pendleton, SONGS Power Plant, Bechtel, and Quest Diagnostics. Work or relax, our room amenities will assist you in making a day to remember and our bedding will make sure you enjoy a great night sleep. To start the morning right, stop by for the Express Start hot breakfast, served complimentary in our breakfast area and log in to our free WiFi to catch up on world news. A fitness room is available for those wanting some exercise and staying fit. Finish your day by taking a swim in our sparkling heated pool. Our professional staff is courteous, friendly, attentive and committed to making your stay fun, and memorable with first-class quality accommodations and legendary service to exceed your expectations. Stay Smart at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente! ... more   less 
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