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Holiday Inn San Clemente

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   111 South Avenue de la Estrella, San Clemente, CA 92673
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Ranked #3 of 17 hotels in San Clemente
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Indio, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
24 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

Booked this hotel while attending Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach. It's clean, comfortable, freeway close and a great value. As a bonus you can quickly walk downtown for restaurants and shopping in funky beach-town shops. A couple of blocks more and you are at the beach! My only caution is that the underground parking lot is VERY tight,... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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19 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

We were visiting our son in this sweet little city of San Clemente and found it to be very comfortable and pleasant. It was a bit farther from our son's home than some other local hotels, but after having stayed at another establishment closer to him that we were not as happy with, the quality more than made up for... More

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holidayInn90672, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn San Clemente, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at our hotel. As you mentionned, we are all dedicated to deliver the best Guest service and help you to enjoy the best of San Clemente named by locals "the spanish village by the sea" Our night shift still host the Guest apreciation night on Tuesday and Thursday each Guest get 2 complementary drinks... More

Lewiston, Idaho
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

My son is stationed at Camp Pendleton I tried to find something nearby. But did I ever luck out or should I say I hit the JACKPOT. The entire staff was nothing but very polite and friendly. The rooms were very clean and up to date. The location was walking distance to many local shops and some really great restaurants... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011 via mobile

Freeway access was great, since this was a work trip. For vacation, there are places closer to the ocean. Walking distance from great shops and places to eat. The room was spacious and had lots of working area, not just room for me to walk around the bed. I liked having a useable desk and sofa, and the patio was... More

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Mesa, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

The Holiday inn at San Clemente is like home away from home. The facility ivery clean. Todd the manager does mange the hotel very well. The staff do a wonderful job meeting all your needs.We have been going there x 3 yrs and look forward to getting out of the Az heat for a week. They have added a event,... More

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Ontario, Calif
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

This hotel is backed up to I-5 and we were worried about the noise when we first saw it. Didn't hear a thing outside, has great insulation but were on the West side of the building in a jacuzzi room. I don't know if it makes any difference if you were on the back side. All the employees were exceptionally... More

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

My wife and I have stayed in San Clemente many times in my in-law's condo and had stayed several times in the Holiday Inn Express on the north side of the city when our family needed additional lodging for famiy members. We just stayed at the Holiday Inn in downtown San Clemente for the first time this week and were... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

Chose this hotel to be close to Pizza Port... a world-class brew pub with great pizza. That worked out well, and the hotel is close to Avenida Del Mar, which has lots of other restaurants and beach access. The hotel was adequate, but the room had an odd smell. So, if that sort of thing bothers you look for another... More

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holidayInn90672, Manager at Holiday Inn San Clemente, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I am sorry and disapointed to read that we haven't been able to make your stay completely enjoyable. I asked our Housekeeping manager to investigate on the cause of this. I would like to take this opportunity to mention that we are starting the last part of our remodeling, and we are... More

Big Bear Region, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

Stayed here again and was impressed with new decor in lobby. Staff was as great as ever and my friend and I had a very lovely breakfast during our stay. Room was clean, well appointed and very comfortable. I don't know how you get hotel bed sheets/pillows so soft that you feel like your "sleeping on a cloud ". This... More

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Dove Canyon,CA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011

I stayed at this Hotel a year ago and was exceptionally pleased that this year was just as enjoyable. I was greeted and served by the same personable staff at the front desk and in the restaurant where I enjoyed a delicious breakfast prepared exactly as ordered and my room was cleaned with new towels each day that as soon... More

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Address: 111 South Avenue de la Estrella, San Clemente, CA 92673
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn San Clemente 3*
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San Clemente Holiday Inn

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Family Hotel in San Clemente #4 Romantic Hotel in San Clemente
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Beautiful 72 room full service hotel in historic San Clemente. Enjoy views of the Pacific Ocean or take a stroll through downtown past the shops and restaurants to San Clemente Pier or San Clemente Beach. ... more   less 
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