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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

3.0 of 5 1430 Seventh Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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    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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San Francisco, California
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333 reviews 333 reviews
99 hotel reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

while this hotel has seen better days, both rooms and public areas, the staff's friendliness makes up for this shortcoming. a great value in downtown San Diego. elevators could be a bit faster, and breakfast room is not very inviting

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at this hotel really stood out to me. They were so pleasant and friendly, willing to give helpful tips and go out of their way to make my stay comfortable. Each evening there was a "happy hue" downstairs with free beer and wine and the staff (including the hotel manager) could liaise and get to know their guests.... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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126 reviews 126 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Older hotel with upgrades. Room was small and bathroom was tiny. Located in downtown area about 2 miles from convention center. You need a cab. Hotel has no gym or workout area. They do have a pool. Shuttle from airport runs from 0430 so no need for cab for early flights.

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Stratford, CT
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently spent a weekend here and found the hotel to be comfortable and clean. We found that each member of the staff whether front desk, housekeeping, to the shuttle driver and everyone in between to be pleasant and to go out of their way to be helpful. The room was plenty big, though the bathroom, while clean and adequate was... More 

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HIEXPDowntown, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear CTLisaJo, Thank you for taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown. We are so glad that you enjoyed our quaint, historic hotel. We are very excited about our huge hotel transformation as we renovate and upgrade the property currently planned for Winter 2015. We look... More 

Geneva, NY
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69 reviews 69 reviews
17 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed here because my nephew is in the Balboa Naval Medical Center. Location is great - lots of restaurants around, and a convenience store across the street. Free breakfast in the morning is very good with a wide selection. Rooms clean, beds very comfortable. Ask for a balcony room overlooking San Diego towards the water. Free beer and wine... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great choice when visiting San Diego. Very friendly staff, clean rooms, safe covered parking, great breakfast and free shuttle. Everything in order, no complaints! I would use this on a return visit.

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HIEXPDowntown, Front Desk Supervisor at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Traveler2527, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review on your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. We are so glad you enjoyed our quaint, historic hotel. My Management team and I will continue to work hard and strive for our guest’s ultimate satisfaction. We hope to be able... More 

Tarpon Springs, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was very friendly (front desk and breakfast area), but the main issue with this hotel is the age in my opinion. It looks a little old from the outside, and when you are inside you can really hear and feel it, literally. The walls were so thin (and/or old), that I could hear every phone conversation the person... More 

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HIEXPDowntown, Front Desk Supervisor at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Suare415, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. On behalf of the management team, I’d like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Your complete satisfaction, comfort and enjoyment during your stay is our primary objective. We are very excited about... More 

Sparks, Nevada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

The motel is at the north end of the Gaslamp District. Needles to say, there are restaurants galore! The Convention Center is a relatively easy 20 minute walk with 1 fairly steep hill between the motel and the Center and Ballpark. Lots of CVS' and RiteAid in the area. Ralph's grocery store is located near G and 1st. Horton Shopping... More 

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HIEXPDowntown, Front Desk Supervisor at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Johnny F., Thank you so much for taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. We are so glad you enjoyed our quaint hotel and all the extra little “thank you’s” we provide for all of our valued guests. We hope to see you again in... More 

London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We traveled from LA to San Diego and had this hotel booked. We had booked 5 rooms. Its not bad for the price. - Ok, so the hotel reception staff was excellent, allocated all rooms nearby for the 5 of us. - The location of hotel is fabulous as its located right in the downtown close to the bay area... More 

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HIEXPDowntown, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear BipulShukla, Thank you so much for taking the time to respond to Trip Advisors survey about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. We appreciate your feedback and hope to be able to host you again in the future should you return to San Diego. Keep an eye out for our huge hotel renovation taking... More 

Haifa, Israel
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights. Very friendly personal. Hotel itself is little bit old but clean, spacious and comfortable. Good breakfast. There is an option for airport shuttle. Location is OK, close to everything from airport to museums and zoo.

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HIEXPDowntown, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear IgorL, 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. My management team and I will continue to work hard and strive for our guests ultimate satisfaction. We hope to be able to... 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*
Number of rooms: 136
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown Hotel San Diego
Holiday Inn San Diego
San Diego Holiday Inn
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#75 Family Hotel in San Diego

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