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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1430 Seventh Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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Ranked #105 of 269 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A nice stay we had in the Holiday Inn in San Diego. Complimentary airport shuttle, 24h check in, spacy room, nice A/C, fridge and breakfast. late check out was possible and the staff very friendly and helpful! Location is perfect; thumbs up!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in many hotels through the years and never have I encountered such an exceptional staff willing to go out of their way for service. and this is only a 3 star hotel, something I would expect for 5 stars or higher. Ro'marez is very helpful, friendly, personable and truly must love his job because he goes above... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was excellent, and there is a free hotel shuttle that took us to the harbor area and back. The rooms however were smaller than expected, and the bathroom was really small. The property is also in need of some repair, mostly just basic maintenance stuff, typical for an older building. Breakfast area was also a little smaller than... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Kenny C, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. It is unfortunate the room layout prevented you from fully enjoying your time at the hotel. We are confident the necessary adjustments will be made, in order to achieve complete guest satisfaction. Thank you again for your comments, we look forward to serving you in... More

Denver, Colorado
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76 reviews 76 reviews
65 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at few Holiday Inns and they are hit or miss. This was a miss. The trip started poorly when the complimentary shuttle they provide (part of the reason I booked at this hotel) never showed up. I called them when I landed and they said 15-20 minutes. After waiting for 25 minutes I called back and they... More

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Brasilia, DF
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located just a few blocks away from the Gaslamp Quarter. Parking is not included in the price, you have to pay US$16 per day, but you can come in and out as many times as you want. The rooms are comfortable. The staff is super friendly. The breakfast is good. It is a great hotel if you... More

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Porterville, California
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night in November 2013 prior to Hawaii Circle cruise from San Diego. The room was good and the complimentary breakfast was excellent. The desk personnel and Happy Hour servers were congenial and tried to please. The complimentary shuttle van driver was friendly, attentive and handled luggage with no hesitation. We were pleasantly surprised by the service at this... More

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Anaheim, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was going to San Diego for a quick overnight stay with my 2 boys (adults). We reserved the "book early and save" room with 2 queen beds. Said you had to book at least a week in advance and non refundable. A few days later I thought I would check and the room was $10 cheaper, so I called the... More

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Regina, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My husband and I spent 3 nights here and found the accommodation to be satisfactory but not outstanding. The complimentary breakfast room was bright, well stocked and had a nice variety of options (although I'm always looking for more fresh fruit in these breakfast rooms). Staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was clean, but dated. Bed was very... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Ann H, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your time at the hotel, and look forward to serving you again in the future. Sincerely, Ben J Case Manager IHGCare More

Oxnard, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

First of all let me tell you about my self so you know why I am writing this review. I am a international traveler and I travel once a month year round so hotel issues are things I "DO NOT WANT TO DEAL WITH" ThIS hotel has been the place I lay my head down for the last two years... More

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Calexico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I love staying in this hotel because the staff is so nice and very helpful. The whole staff from top to bottom made me feel welcome and went out of their way to help me find places to eat or just hang out. Everything from restraunts, Seaport Village, Gaslamp district is within walking distance. I definitely recommend this Hotel.

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown Hotel San Diego
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown Hotel
Holiday Inn Express San Diego
Holiday Inn San Diego
San Diego Holiday Inn
Address: 1430 Seventh Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#74 Family Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
It is our pleasure to welcome you to the newly renovated Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown. This 100% non-smoking hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of America s finest city. San Diego s most popular attractions are within minutes. With our staff's dedication to customer service, the San Diego Holiday Inn Express is a popular choice amongst all visitors.The hotel is within walking distance to the Gaslamp Quarter. For your convenience, take our free shuttle to the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Cruise Ship Terminal, and the San Diego Airport. Enjoy our complimentary hot new breakfast bar featuring fluffy scrambled eggs or cheese omelets, bacon, sausage patties, flaky biscuits, and sausage gravy. The hotel offers free WiFi Internet access, refrigerators in all rooms, and a free business center with three dedicated computers. The hotel is two blocks from the San Diego Trolley which will take you to Qualcomm Stadium in less than 10 minutes. ... more   less 
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