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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights on multiday SeaWorld / legoland december 2014 trip. The rooms were not that clean. The elevators are a bit small. I guess fair for price paid. Wifi is free and fast. 16 for parking.

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

Dear Patrick S., Thank you so much for taking the time to respond with a Trip Advisor survey about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. On behalf of the Management Team, I’d like to thoroughly apologize for not exceeding your expectations during your visit. We will work hard to resolve the concerns mentioned for future... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights in Dec 2014. The hotel location nd staff are it's highlights- bang on in centre nd staff is very helpful. The hotels own shuttle makes it really convenient to travel to nd from the airport or zoo. Even if u wanna go anywhere else the hotel staff very patiently tries to help... More 

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

Dear NamonTravel, Thank you for taking the time to respond to Trip Advisor’s survey about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. We are so glad you enjoyed our historic hotel and are very happy to hear that our staff went above and beyond to make your stay extra special. We hope to be able to... More 

Brasilia, DF
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This hotel is a good catch for the price! I got it on priceline in one of those "name your own price" deals. The rooms are wide and clean and have Wifi. There are also some computers available in the looby, in case you didn't bring your own. But the best part is how close it is to the gaslamp... More 

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

Dear estrelitzinha, Thank you for taking the time to respond to Trip Advisor's survey regarding your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. We are so glad you enjoyed our quaint, historic hotel. On behalf of the management team, I’d like to apologize for any inconvenience you encountered--specifically regarding the parking. We hope to be able to... More 

East Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My husband and I stayed here over Thanksgiving weekend before a cruise. We arrived Thanksgiving Day and stayed 3 nights. The shuttle picked us up from the airport. It also was our transportation the entire weekend - for the zoo, the Midway, and to the cruise port. Each time we let the desk know what time we wanted to leave... More 

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

Dear luvus29, Thank you for taking the time to respond with a Trip Advisor survey about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Downtown San Diego. We are so glad you enjoyed our 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 for our... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights early December. After having a positive experience at another Holiday Inn Express it was nice to have the same if not better experience here. All the staff here are really friendly - top service. Also happy hour at the bar on certain nights was an added bonus - complimentary beer and wine. Room was rather... More 

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

Dear Jesse L., 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 hotel and we certainly value your patronage as a valued guest. On behalf of the management team and the entire staff here we appreciate your... More 

Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Nice location, able to walk to water front from hotel. It's not too far from balboa park, although we didn't try to walk there. Breakfast was decent, a variety of starch, some fresh fruit. Fun weekend stay. We had an issue with parking but was resolved.

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

Dear Mommymeow, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor and for you recent visit to the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. We appreciate your feedback as well as your patronage. On behalf of our management team, I apologize for any issues you may have encountered within our parking facility. I am glad we... More 

Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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209 reviews 209 reviews
33 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The hotel is situated on walking distance of the town centre. Is has a basic accommodation. Rooms are comfortable but simple. The pool is small. Breakfast is rather poor. Its quit a drag getting your luggage

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

Dear Ronald B., 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. On behalf of the Management team, I’d like to sincerely apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Specifically, the pool and breakfast. Your complete satisfaction, comfort and enjoyment during your stay is our... More 

Huntington Beach, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The title should say it all, from the cozy/jazzy lobby. to the clean and spacious sleeping room. I travel frequently, and truly appreciate the hospitality the two gentlemen at the desk (Aaron & Marvin) provided. I wish to personally thank the management team for the great selection in customer service talent they have provided for such a great hotel brand.... More 

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

Dear jjbradford00, 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 property and value your appreciation of our excellent staff. We strive to provide only the best in customer service and our team prides itself on complete... 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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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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