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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 #133 of 271 Hotels in San Diego
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Oakland, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I drove to this hotel from the car rental place without taking the freeway. It was after dark and I was following the GPS. I drove through a questionable area that looked more suited to sailors on shore leave. I got to the hotel and parked in the unsecured hotel parking lot. I was a bit nervous walking to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My family enjoyed our time in San Diego. Holiday Inn was very nice in comparison to the Wyndham Garden we wasted two nights at. We especially enjoyed the kind staff and breakfast. We easily saved 30.00 on breakfast each morning. We found the location perfect for our visit as we enjoyed the beach regularly and also went to Sea World.... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The hotel was clean and efficient. It had a central location to desired destinations. The parking was free which was a huge bonus! The breakfast was included and had a wide array of selections. My only aggravation was at checkout. The advertised rate did not apply to weekends. This was not disclosed on the phone or on the internet. I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I would not recommend this Holiday Inn Express. Very old and small. The pool and hot tub was a joke. Felt like the location was in a very sketchy area of town and the views out our window was of a boat yard storage area...that looked more like a junk yard. Very disappointing. Choose the Holiday Inn Express close to... More 

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

Dear Liz A, Thank you for taking time to express your thoughts and concerns with us. I am sorry to hear that you did not fully enjoy your time in our hotel. We take comments such as these very seriously and would like to follow up with you. I have sent you a private message in an effort to obtain... More 

Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Very near to sea world sandiego Food was good Freindly staff Enough parking space. The tarrif are reasonable including the free breakfast Rooms were clean. Overall it, s a good budgeted hotel to stay near the sea world

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Convenient if you are visiting Sea World as it was only one stop from the hotel, via bus service. Could also see Seaworld in the distance from our room, but still a poor overall view due to large advertising sign and freeway. However Car parking was free and was never a problem to park ,clean and comfortable facilities and room... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The breakfast was poor in the same room with reception with no space. I wasn't pleasant either from the cleaning stuff not to mention the bad smell from the guy in the reception. However, the room was pretty good with convenient beds and bath supplies. The wifi pissed me off although it was free.

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

Dear stavriani m, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I’m very disappointed to hear about your experience on your recent stay. I would love the opportunity to regain your faith in our hotel and would welcome the opportunity to discuss your stay in further details. We have sent you a private message to obtain additional detail... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We were pleased to be able to get a room with a pull out sofa and 2 double beds. Room was clean, breakfast was free and had a good variety. Staff is friendly. Pool is very small and parking is tight - there are limited spaces and are very narrow. It wasn't a problem for us but could have been... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Pros...This hotel is perfect for a family trip to SeaWorld or the San Diego Zoo. Our room was very clean and the layout was typical of a Holiday Inn express room. Cons....Space is very limited in the breakfast area, so if you want a place to sit you may want to wake up early for that. The hotel parking is... More 

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Vidal Junction, California, United States
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37 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We returned late about midnight from an event. This hotel only has limited parking under the building. There were three empty spaces, but the guest next to those spaces did not park properly, so the spaces could not be used. I asked the night auditor, (they do not have a manager at night) if he could call the guest to... More 

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

Dear Boots K, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Our hotel is committed to providing our guests with the highest quality services and facilities. We regret that your stay was negatively affected due to the limited parking space during your stay. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience it may have caused you. We take... More 

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Address: 3950 Jupiter St., San Diego, CA 92110
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Sea World 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Holiday Inn Express Sea World Hotel San Diego
Holiday Inn Sea World
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