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Holiday Inn Express Sea World

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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location only positive ! Rooms were average. Parking sub standard as you need can opener to get/in out of vehicle IF you find a spot. Tiny pool & spa. Breakfast was too crowded for amount of guests they needed to accommodate. And did I mention ANTS in our room ? Not a fan - expect better from Holiday Inn.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was very close to major attractions. The price was ridiculously high for the quality of the hotel. It is sub par for the Holiday Express chain yet twice the price. I rented 3 rooms for our family for three nights. We had to change one room because it was infested with ants. They were everywhere. They moved us... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at many Holiday Inn Express hotels in US & Canada and I have to say that this does feel a bit worse than the average. Here's why: The Negatives: - Location: it is surrounded by warehouses, garages. Feel like in a dump site, no great view whatsoever of course. The actual geographical location is close to the... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The hotel was clean and the staff was pleasant, but when I made reservations I received a reservation confirmation with the price of the hotel. We picked the hotel due to the price and proximity to Sea World. When we checked out, the bill had increased by $67. When my credit card was charged, the bill had increased another $37.... More 

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

Dear Kay Z, We appreciate you writing a comment about your stay. We are glad that you found our hotel to be clean and our staff to be pleasant. On the other hand, we apologize for the issues you had regarding your bill. We would be delighted to have the chance to regain your loyalty and discuss your experience in... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

You cant get more convenient to sea world than this. Its like .3 miles away, perfect after an exhausting day at seaworld. I want to thank holiday inn express sea world for upgrading my room to a huge suite that was so unexpected and an amazing surprise. The room has 2 queens, a couch/pull out bed, 4 comfy chairs, a... More 

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Dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

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 May 1, 2015 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

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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