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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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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I chose this hotel because it was close to the airport, and "downtown." I previously stayed at the Holiday Inn Express - Old Town/Airport, and was hoping that this hotel would have more dining options nearby. I arrived at around 8:30 pm, checked in, and left to look for restaurants around 9. There were very few options that were open.... More

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West Drayton, United Kingdom
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126 reviews 126 reviews
24 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overnighted at this hotel en route to Palm Springs and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. It is clean and well maintained and the staff are excellent at their jobs and extremely friendly too. The rooms are comfortable and clean and have television and refrigerator and a small balcony so you can take in the city sights. Every evening there is a... More

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sdrodeway, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear "IanWD", Thank you for taking the time to respond with a Trip Advisor survey about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. We are so glad you enjoyed our quaint, historic hotel--we certainly value your loyalty and patronage as a valued Trip Advisor member too! My Management Team and I will continue to work hard... More

San Francisco, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I checked the location and its close to downtown San Diego and San Diego Convention Center. Its also a short ride from the San Diego Airport by taxi, shuttle or car. Super Shuttle costs $8.00 and taxi is about $20 for a ride to the hotel, located at 1430 7th Avenue, downtown San Diego when I stayed there a few... More

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sdrodeway, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Valued Trip Advisor guest, Thank you for taking the time to respond to IHG's survey about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. We are so glad you enjoyed our quaint, historic hotel--we certainly value your loyalty and patronage as an IHG Rewards member too! My Management Team and I will continue to work hard... More

Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Good: The staff was friendly and had good knowledge of the area. Gave us a map and quite a few suggestions for different places to eat. The location of this hotel was pretty good, not too far of a walk to Gaslamp or the Padre's Stadium. We walked to and from Gaslamp every night and never had an issue.... More

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The free shuttles to/from Amtrak, Airport, San Diego zoo, free breakfast and the free Happy Hour really make this hotel stand out. Rooms are clean, staff is very friendly especially the bartender. Stay on the 2nd floor as the 3rd floor gets hot and try to get a room with a balcony. We spent 30 min in a 3rd floor... More

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sdrodeway, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear "Aftershock123", Thank you for taking the time to respond to IHG's survey about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. We are so glad you enjoyed our quaint, historic hotel--we certainly value your loyalty and patronage as an IHG Rewards member too! My Management Team and I will continue to work hard and strive for... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a horrible hotel, I do not recommend it at all, we are here right now and our room is sweltering hot, they will send a technician, ok thanks in the meantime I will melt. The hotel is old and the beds are so uncomfortable, the bathroom is so small it's barely useable especially with a 2 year old!!... More

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sdrodeway, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear KerryM, Thank you so much for your recent visit to the Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Downtown! On behalf of the Management team, I'd like to thoroughly apologize for the lack of air conditioning that you experienced upon your arrival. Your complete satisfaction, comfort and enjoyment during your stay is our primary objective. We apologize again that you... More

Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made reservations here for the convenience near the Zoo and walking distance to restaurants. Price was modest for a family of four. The rooms were clean and neat. A bit noisy at night due to the traffic near the terrace but it was tolerable. Complimentary breakfast was great and free wifi worked. Did not like to paying for parking... More

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sdrodeway, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear "Joseph A", Thank you for taking the time to respond to IHG's survey about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. We are so glad you enjoyed our quaint, historic hotel--we certainly value your loyalty and patronage as an IHG Rewards member too! My Management Team and I will continue to work hard and strive... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this hotel for its central location and were not disappointed. Ideal for the Gaslamp Quarter and the harbour. Parking is tight but worth the $16 a night. Great views over the town from a spacious and very clean room. Good variety at breakfast with helpful staff. Will book here again when we return to San Diego.

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sdrodeway, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear "John G", Thank you for taking the time to respond with a Trip Advisor survey about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. We are so glad you enjoyed our quaint, historic hotel--we certainly value your loyalty and patronage as an IHG Rewards member too! My Management Team and I will continue to work hard... More

Oxnard, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
31 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

THE HIGHLIGHT of the hotel is BUD, the GM!!!!!!!!! we stayed on the monday and tuesday after the Comic convention. starting off w the GM, i met him monday at the social hour. 2 other vip types were sitting at the social area. Bud was doing the drink service. I introduced myself. The 2 guys said "Every time we come... More

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Porter Ranch, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I was trying to book a room near Balboa Park, and close to the harbor. I found lots of fancy (pricey) places with accommodations we wouldn't use or didn't want to pay extra for. This is easily one of the nicer HI Expresses we have ever stayed at, really a very nice hotel. Breakfast was excellent, lots of hot food... More

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Address: 1430 Seventh Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown 3*
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