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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Las Vegas, NV
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77 reviews 77 reviews
52 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 

San Francisco, California
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341 reviews 341 reviews
102 hotel reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Dear Fredontheroad, 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. On behalf of the Management team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Specifically, the elevators and breakfast room. We are very excited about our full-hotel renovation taking place... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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HIEXPDowntown, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Rhys C., 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 we certainly value your loyalty and patronage as a valued Trip Advisor member too! My Management Team and I will... More 

Lake Worth, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
30 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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HIEXPDowntown, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Martin S., 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, historic hotel – we certainly value your loyalty and patronage as a valued Trip Advisor member too! On behalf of the Management team,... More 

Stratford, CT
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

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
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

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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