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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I frequently would need to go to San Diego for work, and this hotel is on top of the list for me. Some of my positives are: *Friendly staff - Everyone there is very nice and helpful! *Included breakfast - I leave for work up to an hour before their posted breakfast time, so its great that we can grab... More 

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Thank 376drewv
Edilie D, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear 376drewv, We are very appreciative of your kind review. It is rewarding to know that you enjoyed our friendly staff and sufficient amenities, including our breakfast. Your remarks serve as encouragement to our team who strive to provide a pleasant stay. We look forward to your next stay with us! Kind Regards, Edilie D. More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here on and off for over the past 25 years and it has never let me down. ( it was the Country Inn or something before Holiday inn bought it out) The location is perfect as it is just 30 minutes from Sea World ( see my review on this disappointing place) and 12 minutes from LEGOLAND... More 

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Thank Mauisron
Edilie D, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear Mauisron, Thank you for your kind review! We appreciate you choosing us and we are very delighted to know your stay was pleasant. It's always very important to find a comfortable, reliable hotel and I am pleased we could serve as that option for you for over 25 years! We appreciate your review and look forward to your return.... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For its name n fame its is by far the best for someone looking at $130-$150 a night spend for travellers to Legoland, Carlsbad, San Diego, and by Road to Mexico. Whereas others around would charge much higher. Comfortable bed complimented with a wow hot breakfast. Off I5 it's a cozy paradise.

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Thank crdebata
Edilie D, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear crdebata, Wow! We are so appreciative of your kind review. It is rewarding to know that you enjoyed our amenities, including our complimentary breakfast! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and we are excited to welcome you back in the near future! Kind Regards, Edilie D. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is located very close to Legoland which was very convenient. They have a good breakfast. The rooms were clean. The beach is a short drive away. The jacuzzi in the pool area was under maintenance so we we were not able to use it

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Thank Kashmira K
Edilie D, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear Kashmira K, We are very happy to hear from you and glad to know your stay was clean and convenient. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and hope you visit us again soon! Kind Regards, Edilie D. More 

Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to book a room if traveling to Legoland. The Hotel is located in a nice area only two stories high, nice clean room for business or just a place to rest after a long day at Legoland. The Hotel offers complimentary breakfast, “grab a fruit before going to Legoland.”

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had first booked our stay at the Ramada which was closer to Legoland (family of 5 with 3 kids). The kids eagerly wait for this time of the year because they love staying at a hotel n taking advantage of the pool amenity. However, we were not aware that the Ramada was under construction and their swimming pool was... More 

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San Jose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very accommodating with early check in. Also we were traveling with our mini dogs, and they gave us the perfect room for our stay. The room was very clean and the desk attendants were so very helpful. Breakfast was good and the chocolate chip cookies in the afternoon were wonderful😇Thank You

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed for one night. When we arrived, the girl at the front desk named Rachelle was wonderful. She was so courteous and helpful. We went to our room and we had just spent the day at del mar state fair and we were to tired to go out for food, so I called down to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Nice hotel. We arrived Encinitas very late in the evening and was happy to find a hotel right off the freeway (interstate 5). And through hotels.com we got a great deal for a room at this nice hotel. Upon check in, the staff was super friendly and helpful and that continued through check out. The room was very clean and... More 

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Thank Ingunn O
Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Hi Ingunn O, It means a lot to us when we can make a vacation memorable, and it sounds like we came through this June. Thank you for the wonderful feedback and we can't wait to see you again soon! Best, Andrew Nintzel, GM More 

Encinitas, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Great service. I really enjoyed my stay. The highlight was the free breakfast and clean rooms. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming. I would definitely stay here again in the future especially because of the rewards program.

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Thank emd1142
Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Hi emd1142, Sounds a little cliche, but our breakfast is "our bread and butter..." It's the perfect to start a day and I am so happy you were able to partake. Thank you for the awesome feedback and we look forward to meeting your needs again in the future. Best, Andrew Nintzel, GM More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for hotels near San Diego, make sure you check out our property located right off I-5 at exit 40. We are located less than a half-mile from the beach, and we provide our guests with the best in quality amenities, making us the smart choice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

Address: 1661 Villa Cardiff Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1153
Location: United States > California > Encinitas > Cardiff-by-the-Sea
Price Range: $149 - $364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area 3*
Number of rooms: 101
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