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Holiday Inn Express Sea World

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3950 Jupiter St., San Diego, CA 92110
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Dubai
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is not really close to town but is very convenient for Sea World, however, the proximity to town is I think reflected in the price, so it depends on what you want from San Diego. When we arrived we asked if we could change from 2 Queens to a King, but were advised that during their refit a... More 

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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The stay was great. Great staff and close to sea world. Only took us five minutes to get to Sea World. Plenty of restaurants within a 10 to 15 minute drive. Room was clean and comfortable. I wish the pool was larger. Parking is very tight. Great scenery!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel with very friendly staff. Everyone always greeted you with a good morning or how are you today. The rooms are very clean and although somewhat small, it's not like you're going to spend your vacation in the hotel room right? It was nice to come back to our clean cozy room after a long day of walking around... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms are ok but hotel in general is old and smells of smoke and pets (remember this hotel welcomes pets)but it's in an old neighborhood , free breakfast in the morning not that fancy but the pancakes were good , customer service were so good but my husband was irritated by them keep greeting you and asking if you need... More 

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

Dear Sahar D, Thank you for staying with us and providing us with your valuable feedback. We are pleased to know that our location was convenient for your needs and regarded our staff to be very friendly. However, we regret that you found our hotel to be dated and parking to be narrow. We take our guest comments very seriously... More 

bangalore
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67 reviews 67 reviews
32 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 nights. 3 adults and2 children. We booked the room with 2 queen beds and one sofa bed. The room is clean and spacious. Bathroom is very clean. The express breakfast is a good spread. Not too much but not less either. The eggs were different each day that we were there. The kids loved the... More 

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Redmond, Washington, United States
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights during our trip to San Diego. The room was clean and spacious. The staff was courteous and well spoken. I usually don’t stay often at Holiday Inn Express properties but I was pleasantly surprised and will consider staying at this location again. Breakfast was nothing to speak of but OK, I liked... More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Located on busy street next to car dealers. But excellent location close to sights and amenities in San Diego. Convenient to visit local attractions. On right side of city for La Jolla and I5 North. Front desk staff very friendly and helpful. The earlier comments about small parking spaces only apply if you want to park in the motel-style courtyard.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

You pay for what you get! You are paying for a comfortable, clean place with parking which is very close to Sea World (approx 6 mins). This is a no frills place with awesome staff who are accommodating and attentive. If you are planing a trip to Sea world then book this place. The immediate area itself doesn't have much... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Hotel was conveniently located - close to airport, San Diego zoo, SeaWorld, Coronado beach, Mission Beach, and Old Town. Serves breakfast - eggs, pancakes, assorted sausages, bacon, yogurts, breads, etc. Breakfast area is quite small and often packed if you go betwen 7:30 - 8:30. Was surprised to see they still use styrofoam plates. No recycling bins anywhere to be... More 

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

Dear IowaGidget, We appreciate you sharing your experiences with regards to your stay at our hotel. We work very hard to ensure our facilities and guest services are superior and it is nice to read that the location of the property is a close proximity to your needs and regarded the cleanliness of the rooms. However, it is regrettable if... More 

Los Angeles, California
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Price is decent and location is really good. If you're looking for something clean and convenient and close to the PB area this would be a good choice. Tjey have rooms with two queens and a sofa bed for family. They do charge for extra adults tho.

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