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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4540 Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109 (Formerly Comfort Inn) (Pacific Beach)
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Ranked #75 of 269 hotels in San Diego
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Belleville, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What can I say? It was for all visual appearances, a clean horizon place to sleep for under $200. The room was smaller compared to many other places I have stayed. At $127 compared to other hotel prices in San Diego area it was great and inside my travel budget. The location is not scenic surrounded by dealerships. It was,... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here 3 nights to see San Diego with grandkids. Clean room, security was good. Had to have a key to enter hallways. Good breakfast. Price was right. A ways out from all attractions. Small room and pool. Front desk staff excellent. Toilet clogged and we had to use the bathroom downstairs because it took them so long to fix... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The minute we stepped in the lobby, we felt like superstars. Never have I been treated with such excellent hospitality. The staff was very well informed of things for us to do. Rose (the manager) and Marcia really made our trip special. We cannot wait to come back.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fairly new Holiday Inn Express. The room was a little on the small side but well equipped and clean. The breakfast buffet was normal Holiday Inn Express fair. The staff were friendly and efficient. Not in a very scenic location but what do you expect for this price. All in all a plesant place to stay while... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I Was pleasantly surprised by the efficiency and friendliness of the front desk staff. They got everything we needed immediately, were easy to talk to, gave us great directions to nearby attractions, and made us feel comfortable. I would highly recommend for a great location and excellent service for the price.

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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld/Beach Area. We are thrilled to hear our hotel has “fantastic and efficient service and friendly staff”. We strive in providing excellent quality service and are pleased you took notice. As you mentioned, we are located within close proximity to several of San... More

Glendale, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really wanted to like this hotel. The location is great and the staff are excellent. There are just some basic things that made for a less-than-comfortable stay: 1. Being jolted awake at 8am by housekeeping vacuuming the room above us. It was like being inside a loud vibrating drum. 2. Toilet backed up and nearly overflowed 3. Lifted the... More

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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We appreciate you investing your time in reviewing our hotel. Your feedback is invaluable to us as it allows us to continuously grow and improve. Please know that your concerns are being addressed with our staff so that future travelers will not have a similar experience. We hope you would be so kind as to give us... More

Lake Forest
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel was booked so the cleaning service forgot to leave us towels but the smiles and hellos from them made up for having to ask for towels. The room was clean, beds were quite comfortable, vanity/wash basin is separate from shower and toilet, a/c, TV, fridge and microwave. Don't swim so a very small pool was not a problem. This... More

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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld/Beach Area. We are delighted to hear our “staff is really great”. We work hard in providing outstanding quality service and are touched you took notice. As you mentioned, we do offer a complimentary breakfast and are pleased you were able to benefit... More

Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The property was well maintained and an extremely pleasant staff. Always greeting you with a big smile. This included not only the front desk, but housekeeping and maintenance personnel. The breakfast room, staff was also very pleasant. Marcia on the front desk, made you feel like you were very welcome

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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld/Beach Area. We are delighted to hear you had a “relaxing stay” at our hotel. We work hard in providing a well-maintained property, as well as extraordinary quality service and are pleased you took notice. We hope to see you during your next... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was very clean, very comfortable beds and excellent customer service!! Would definitely recommend this hotel if in the area! And its location to everything is PERFECT!! Had a GREAT stay and vacation here in San Diego, thank you for making it even better!! :)

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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for providing feedback regarding your stay at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld/Mission Bay. We are thrilled to hear we are an “excellent” hotel. We strive in providing excellent quality service and are touched you took notice. We look forward to seeing you during your next trip to San Diego. Once more, thank you... More

North of London
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100 reviews 100 reviews
19 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We stayed for 3 weeks and could not have wished for better staff. The HI Inn is a budget hotel and is not well situated, i.e. near a beach. There are however two great restaurants, Japanese and Thai opposite and a Seven 11 store. There is a local bus a 2 minute walk away that gets you to Old Town... More

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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld/Beach Area. We are overjoyed to hear “the friendliest & most helpful staff we have ever seen” is at our hotel. As you mentioned, we do offer several amenities such as a complimentary breakfast and laundry facilities. We are pleased you were able... More

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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area Hotel San Diego
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area Hotel
Comfort Inn San Diego
San Diego Comfort Inn
San Diego Days Inn
Days Inn Mission Bay
Days Inn San Diego
San Diego Day Inn Mission Bay
Address: 4540 Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#75 Top resorts Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area 2.5*
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