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Holiday Inn Express Sea World

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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Budapest, Hungary
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this hotel since it is very close to Seaworld. Finally we did not go to Seaworld so I wish we have chosen a better hotel. Pros: free parking, free wifi, quick checkin, clean rooms polite staff. Contras: very noisy place, facing on one side to a main road, and to the freeway on the other side. We had... More 

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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel for a week's stay for work several weeks in advance only to arrive late at night and find that I had no room. They said my card was declined and that they tried to call. My card was declined due to fraud protection and I was on an airplane! I am a Platinum Elite member and... More 

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Ashdod, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very conveniently located close to Seaworld, this hotel offers a nice stay in the best of Holiday Inn Express standard. The room is spacious and clean, although beds are too soft for me. The breakfast is also a standard one - quite a limited choice but the quality is good. The parking and the wi-fi are free. A pool is... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great mattress. Nice decor. Walking distance of variety of restaurants. Not the greatest area but the hotel is secure. Secluded pool and spa. Filling breakfast with eggs and pancakes and good coffee.. Restful big room and nice selection of tv channels.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We check in on July 29 2015, Fast check in, Room, keys, and parking validation is ready upon check in. I would like to comment on Ana and Rose who are at the front desk, they are very nice and cheerful and help us a lot of anything that you need. Breakfast is awesome!!> This Hotel is highly recommended. We... More 

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Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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

Dear Amego, 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. However, we’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding the parking arrangement, pool and spa, cleanliness and breakfast experience. We will address this concern. We take all... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

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

Dear Fritz B, Thank you for taking time to post your review of our hotel. It is good know that our location was in perfect proximity to your destination. However, I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced with the ants sighting and the noise levels. Let us assure you that this is not the daily norm at... More 

Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

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

Public acknowledgement: --------------------- Dear Clement W, We appreciate that you took the time to leave a comprehensive review, highlighting not only the bad but also the good. It is nice to know that you liked the breakfast selection. On the other hand, kindly accept my apologies for the inconvenience you had with the room amenities. The feedback we receive from... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 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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