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Holiday Inn Express Sea World

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   3950 Jupiter St., San Diego, CA 92110
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Ranked #92 of 270 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Moses Lake
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Family of 8 stayed one night here prior to visiting SeaWorld. Front Desk Service was top-notch. Friendly, helpful, courteous. Helped us find a perfect Seafood restaurant nearby for family with kids. Cookies on arrival were great surprise for the kids after long drive that day. Rooms nice with comfortable beds. Breakfast very nice, although I suggest that they make... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On 3-15-14, in the evening, She showed Excellent Qualifications of a Sensitive, Respectful and Courteous Front Desk Person and that is what Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World Beach Area is about......Congrats.

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I didn't expect much but what a surprise. Fantastic room we got the suite which wasn't really any more $$ the only downside was we only stayed one night. Beds and pillows were a dream felt like I was at home. Breakfast included and was all I needed no buffet but was great. Staff were the best you find anywhere... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

This was our first time to stay at a HIE. We've always stayed at other, bigger brand name hotels, but we wanted to see if we'd like HIE. We actually enjoyed staying at this particular HIE! Staying there during the holidays, the rates were very reasonable. Our rooms were upgraded when we checked in, and we stayed in a large... More

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Voorhees, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

I stayed there for 3 nights recently on points. I am IHG Plat. member and got an excellent bargain on points stay with 75% off during one of the IHG flash sale. My stay was excellent except there was some noise during the morning hours (mostly traffic). I stayed at third floor facing the side street. Breakfast was standard HIX... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

Dear nadir_ali, Thank you for writing a review about your recent stay with us. I'm truly delighted you liked your room accommodation. We work diligently to ensure our facilities are well maintained and we try our hardest to provide not just good value, but comfortable, clean and friendly accommodations. I would like to offer a sincere apology for the inconvenience... More

Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We stayed at this hotel because it was so close to everything we wanted to visit. We were playing tour guide to a friend of ours from Germany who had never been to San Diego. We were very close to Seaport Village, Old Town, the beach and then when we checked out, we just drove up Mission Bay Drive and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Luz was the person I spoke with most of the time throughout my stay and she was a pleasure! She was funny, informative and had a very positive attitude. The rest of the staff was sociable and kind. If you have to sleep during the day request a room on the opposite end of the doggy day care across the... More

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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We stayed for a week. Cannot complain about anything here. Rooms were clean, breakfast included (can't go wrong with bagels!!!) In a great location, close to all restaraunts in the area (especially Phill's BBQ!!!) and not too far from Sea World. Friendly staff, reliable WiFi and decent hidden parking. Pretty good deal since we were travelling on a budget all... More

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Albuquerque
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at this Holiday Inn Express exclusively because it was close to Seaworld and In-N-Burger. The staff was quite friendly even when we checked late and were tired and short. The room was nice, clean and the beds were comfortable. This hotel is tucked away and would be difficult to find without GPS. Internet, breakfast and parking were free. My... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Nice Staff, clean rooms, large well lighted bathroom. The only problem was the parking. The parking spaces are small (not too small) but many guests don't bother to park in the lines and end up taking 2 spaces. Very frustrating when you pull in, there is no parking because 10 spots are lost to inconsiderate guests. The staff should better... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Matt T, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. Your comments are highly valuable to us and will assist us in our continuous efforts to maintain and improve the service level we aim for. I am pleased to know that you had a satisfactory stay at our hotel and apologize for the inconvenience... More

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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Sea World Hotel San Diego
Holiday Inn Express Sea World Hotel
Holiday Inn Sea World
Holiday Inn San Diego
San Diego Holiday Inn
Address: 3950 Jupiter St., San Diego, CA 92110
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#92 Top resorts Hotel in San Diego
#95 Family Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Sea World 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld Hotel is conveniently located only minutes away from the San Diego Zoo, San Diego SeaWorld, downtown San Diego, San Diego Old Town and the San Diego Waterfront.The Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld is also only a few minutes drive from the San Diego Airport, and close to many local companies like Lockheed Martin, CSC, SAIC, CACI, EDS, and SPAWAR. Hotel features include complimentary hot full breakfast buffet, free local phone calls, and free high-speed wireless Internet. Visit beautiful San Diego and Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego-SeaWorld Area. ... more   less 
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#92 Top resorts Hotel in San Diego #95 Family Hotel in San Diego
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld Hotel is conveniently located only minutes away from the San Diego Zoo, San Diego SeaWorld, downtown San Diego, San Diego Old Town and the San Diego Waterfront.The Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld is also only a few minutes drive from the San Diego Airport, and close to many local companies like Lockheed Martin, CSC, SAIC, CACI, EDS, and SPAWAR. Hotel features include complimentary hot full breakfast buffet, free local phone calls, and free high-speed wireless Internet. Visit beautiful San Diego and Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego-SeaWorld Area. ... more   less 
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