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Holiday Inn Express Sea World

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3950 Jupiter St., San Diego, CA 92110
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San Jacinto, United States
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128 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My family visiting from Norway wanted to visit San Diego. Old Town. Sea World. The San Diego Zoo. We stayed at the Holiday Inn. We booked several rooms. Check in was quick and easy. The staff was kind and helpful. Our rooms and beds were very comfortable. They eere definately child and family friendly. I highly recommend This Holiday Inn... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean room and bathroom, comfy bed, good hot breakfast, free wifi was really good, parking is ok but if they have a lot of guest I could already tell that their parking is not enough, only 1 elevator but it is fast, room has a fridge and microwave is upon request (did not say that when I booked, so we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We stay in 3 days, very nice housekeeping & front desk. Great breakfast for the family, its worth it to stay. The parking lots is small & its hard to park if you have a big truck or suv. So close by SeaWorld & other restaurants, good time!

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Orlando, FL
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

When we first arrived at this hotel we were a little worried. The surrounding companies around the hotel are a bit to be desired - a UFC gym and a Pet Grooming and Boarding company. Lots of restaurants in the area which is convenient. It appears to be an area that the city is trying to bring back to life.... More 

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

Dear MagicalTravelEars, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts and comments about your stay with us. We are glad that you found our staff to be very friendly. On the other hand, we would like to apologize for falling short of your expectations regarding our rooms and facilities. We also regret the issues you had... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I was a little concerned about booking this hotel when I read some of the reviews, but don't be turned away! The hotel is located in a business park area BUT it is centrally located to just about everything you could possibly want to do if visiting San Diego. The rooms are very simple and clean. We had 5 people... More 

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los angeles
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278 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here one night for a concert at the Valley View center, which is walking distance. It was a great location for the concert but it's kinda hidden and in a back corner. They have no rooms with one kind bed which I didn't care for but the room was clean and served its purpose. The only complaint I... More 

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

Dear amanda42, Thank you for your feedback. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We appreciate that you find our location to be convenient and for your nice comment about cleanliness. However, we’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding the parking arrangement. We will look into this concern. We take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

conveniently located very close to sea world... nicely and simply decorated spacious room with sofa and desk... free parking and free internet... breakfast is very basic but more than sufficient... friendly and helpful staff... price could be cheaper... recommended for sea world visitors

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Rifle, Colorado
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46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Rooms were ok. Kinda small but clean. Breakfast was very good. Parking is tough under hotel. But they do have parking with another business close by. Fitness center isn't much to speak of pool is small. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Overall not a bad place to stay.

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

Dear WesintheRockies, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts and comments about your stay with us. We are glad that you found our breakfast selection to be very good and our staff to be very helpful and friendly. However, we would like to apologize for falling short of your expectations regarding our fitness center and... More 

hellokitty76
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

The smell in the room was overpowering of waste water. There was a young lady, Lisbeth I think, on the front desk who, obviously tired, was not particularly helpful with wifi that was not working and general direction, restaurants etc. However the young gentleman at the front desk was delightful. Kathy, who worked at the breakfast table, was sweet, accommodating,... More 

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

Dear hellokitty76, Thank you for your feedback and for staying with us. We realize you have many choices when it comes to lodging, and we sincerely appreciate your business with us. We are glad you were able to receive an excellent service during your dining. However, we are truly sorry for the inconvenience the unpleasant odor in the property may... More 

Clovis, California
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. The entire hotel has recently been renovated. Everything was new, nice, and clean throughout the hotel and guestrooms. The staff was nice and accommodating. Breakfast was good. Thank you for your great service and accommodations.

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