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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
GreatExpectations79 Laguna Niguel, CA
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Laguna Niguel, CA
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pay the extra money for a City view! Preferably on the 2nd or 3rd floor! We slept soooo well, clean and very tightly done bedding. Clean room, clean bathroom. We had been hoping to go into a jacuzzi, but they only have a heated pool, no jacuzzi. Pool was never crowded, usually just one or 2 small families. But it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful hotel. Great location. Very short walk to the Gaslamp district and the harbour. Hotel itself is well maintained, staff were so helpful, breakfast was great (a lot of choice), complimentary shuttle service to a few places including the zoo and the harbour. Overall a great place to stay.

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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel for two days. I found the hotel and room to be clean and well maintained. The hotel staff were friendly and helpful. 10-15min walk downhill to the CBD Gaslamp district with plenty of places to eat.

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Fresno, California
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed in this hotel because of the reviews we read on here. The room was spacious and clean. The check-in and check-out were quick. The breakfast was good enough. The hotel is convenient to the freeway.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is located a few blocks up from the Gas Light Quarter and is easily accessible by car. The carpark links straight into the hotel by elevator. The hotel has an outdoor pool, small bar, free use of desktop computers in the lobby and wifi throughout the hotel. I only used the dining room for breakfast, which was great... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a family vacation and we're familiar with the Holiday Inn Express brand. The hotel was fine and clean. The location is walking distance to the Gas Lamp Quarter which is nice. All the HIE breakfasts offerings are the same. I find that if I avoid the scrambled eggs and sausage then I'm fine. The staff was very friendly.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 nights over the 4th of July. It was nice enough for our needs even though it is a bit outdated. The lobby area is very nice and modernized. It is within walking distance of many restaurants. The staff is very friendly. I don't know why some people complain about the breakfast. We found the quality... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived around 11am and were able to get our room. It was right outside of the lobby which I thought might be a problem but it wasn't loud at all and actually very convenient. The free breakfast is good and saved us some money. The coffee was good also. Elevator to parking garage is extremely slow and garage is... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in San Diego a few nights at the Holliday express , it's all American standard with a breakfast in the morning, quality from breakfast is different every day , Sunday ok en Monday horrible and lack of choise . Rooms are ok , hotel is a older building with some vintage features , staff is friendly and helpfull ,... More

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

Dear Pete A, Thank you for your taking the time to evaluate our property. I am elated that our rooms and staff service exceeded your expectations. Please accept my sincere apologies for the challenges you experienced with our amenities and breakfast selections. I appreciate your feedback and allowing us the opportunity to address these issues with the appropriate people and... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is good enough for a business stay. Good breakfasts - first time I have encountered a pancake maker. Room was clean, bed confortable. Room was shwing some age. Wallpaper pealing in a couple of places and drapes had some holes visable with sunlight. If you use public transit - it is not far from the MTS trolley -... More

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

Dear LosAngelesTrainer, Thank you for staying with us and leaving a review. We are glad to see that you left some feedback on what you liked as well as what fell below your expectations. We are deeply sorry for any inconveniences you have experienced. We take all comments into consideration and welcome any opportunity to improve. We are hospitality professionals... 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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#73 Family Hotel in San Diego
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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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