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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

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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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Seattle WA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
24 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The property itself is on the older side, but pretty centrally located very close to the aiport. There is a lack of good restaurants within walking distance, but there are a couple of small ones. Parking is tight in the garage and of course there is a charge. The rooms are comfortable and basic, but good. The staff is pretty... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotels are different things to different people at different times. We had two people in our room on the third floor overlooking an internal exterior space. Hotel staff were generally friendly and willing to help. Space was clean and neat. They have a cute little pool out in courtyard with a really small deck - ceratinly not a selling point... More 

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Calif
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79 reviews 79 reviews
34 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice clean rooms. Small bath rooms. Rooms Seem to be newly painted. Beds are comfy. Excellent Price for, stay one night, leave vehicle for 7 nights and only $5/night to park after that. Happy hour some nights= free beer or wine. Parking "ramps" underground are a bit tight for a regular sized SUV, some walls and building support post's have... More 

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

Dear BJWca, 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 –we certainly appreciate your loyalty and patronage as a valued Trip Advisor member too! Keep an eye out for our full-hotel renovation... More 

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

I can't really have any major complaints about this hotel, given the reasonable price. I was in town for a conference and it was a fair walk down to the convention centre each day. Gaslamp Quarter is a short walk away and the hotel is also within walking distance (albeit a fairly long walk) of the Balboa Park attractions. Certain... More 

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

Dear Nick D., Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. We are so glad you enjoyed our quaint, historic hotel and we certainly value your loyalty and patronage as a valued Trip Advisor member too! My Management Team and I will... More 

Gold Coast
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34 reviews 34 reviews
32 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived later than expected, so the airport pickup was unavailable (after 9pm) However, I was told to get a cab, and I would be re-imbursed, which I was immediately upon arrival. Room was fine with two beds and a sofa, desk, frig, microwave, coffee maker etc. Bathroom had a bath with shower, but very small. Breakfast was OK but... More 

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

Dear itchyfeetGoldCoast, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. Keep an eye out for our huge hotel transformation as we renovate and upgrade our property to make it “simply gorgeous”! We look forward to hopefully being able to host you again... More 

Las Vegas, NV
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85 reviews 85 reviews
55 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'm from San Diego and go back to visit often, and I get hotel rooms for $60-$70 using Priceline & Hotwire. That's a good deal for downtown San Diego. So imagine my surprise when on a Saturday night, I saw I could book a room in downtown for $28 + tax/fees. I jumped at the chance, and ended up getting... More 

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

Dear veeRob, 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. Our system encountered a minor glitch providing a few reservations with low rates but we are very happy we were able to host you and look forward to being able to do so... More 

Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We stayed at the hotel with our teenage children for a total of four nights in mid-March. All of the staff were extremely friendly and helpful! The shuttle was a fabulous perk for getting around town. Breafast buffet every morning was really wonderful with very good coffee. The Wi-Fi was excellent and every evening there was happy hour in the... More 

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

Dear Pat H., 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 the amenities provided for our guests. We strive to ensure your ultimate satisfaction, comfort and enjoyment while staying with us. We... More 

Langley, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

My wife and I really enjoyed our 4 nt. stay. Thanks to the very friendly and efficient front staff, the cleaning ladies , the complimentary breakfast staff, and the courtesy shuttle drivers. Oh and the late hour baked cookies - the biggest, warmest and most tasty of our 2 week trip thru`California and Arizona. The free shuttle services (we tipped... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We cannot say enough about the warmth and friendliness extended by this hotel. You don't notice that it is an older hotel because they make up for it. Fresh baked cookies await you every evening in the lobby, a happy hour with free beer and wine - along with snacks. a wonderful free shuttle service to several locations around San... More 

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

Dear Carolyn G., 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, your time with us and all the amenities provided. We will continue to work hard and strive to ensure your satisfaction, comfort... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Staff were wonderful! Ana at the front desk was great. Loved the shuttle used it every day. Breakfast was always fresh and hot there was a lot to choose from. Room and view were also very nice. will definitely come back again.

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

Dear Kathy G., 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 your time with us and received the customer service and great experience that you deserve. Don’t forget our complimentary Happy Hour is Sunday – Thursday... More 

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