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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

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1661 Villa Cardiff Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1153 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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3 Star accommodation
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All reviews front desk san diego taco shop free breakfast pool and hot tub both mornings would stay here again biscuits and gravy yogurt price range ice machine hi express beds were comfortable king bed close proximity the location is perfect decent hotel
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Since Holiday Inn is a chain, you're not going to find much differentiation between hotels no matter where you go. Same decor, same comfy beds, same breakfast. The STAFF is gonna make the difference. The staff here was great. Funny, joking around, helping me with...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Corey E
Reviewed November 5, 2018

There was a bad, musty smell in the room. I used the gym. You can refill your water bottles here. 1 out of the 3 machines was broken and the treadmill was filthy. I cleaned it myself. The good thing is there is a fridge...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Hotelholidayer
Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded November 6, 2018

Dear Hotelholidayer, I want to apologize for the experience you had. We are preparing for a renovation, and while that does not excuse the issues in your guestroom, we do promise to refresh our rooms and public areas. I do hope you can give us...More

Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

I understand this is a 3-star Holiday inn express and not a 5-Star hotel, but I have to say that I’m not a fan of this place. The rooms smell musty (at least both that I stayed in), which I’m sure is a result of...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded October 31, 2018

Dear WanderingThatWay, I do want to apolgize for the hot water situation. We did resolve a plumbing issue during the weekend and I am sorry you had to experience it during your stay. We do hope you can give us another chance in the future...More

Reviewed October 10, 2018

We stayed here for two nights on our way from San Diego north. Nice motel close to the freeway and Cardiff/Encinitas. The room was clean, quiet and comfortable – we had a room at the back away from the freeway. Service was good when we...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

I was highly disappointed by this hotel. In general, I am quite happy with Holiday Inn Express, but this one is quite old, not in best condition and staff is not that helpful. It looks like the management is probably not taking too much care...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded October 23, 2018

Hello Andreas K, Thank you for leaving us your review and for making us a part your visit here in Cardiff. We are grateful that you've chosen the Holiday Inn to host you. As always, we wanted nothing more but to ensure your experience turn...More

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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 More quality amenities, making us the smart choice. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
101
Price range
$88 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area Hotel Cardiff By The Sea
Location
United States > California > Encinitas > Cardiff-by-the-Sea
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Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
101
Price range
$88 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area Hotel Cardiff By The Sea
Location
United States > California > Encinitas > Cardiff-by-the-Sea
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knmexico
September 2, 2017|
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Response from SoCalSydney1362 | Reviewed this property |
Not in room , but they do offer a safety deposit box via front desk. Hope this helps
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Sarah E
April 24, 2017|
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We did not use one - as we rented a cat
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"Choose a different hotel"
Hotelholidayer
Nov 5, 2018
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Jul 29, 2018
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"Second floor"
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May 21, 2018
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