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    Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

    1661 Villa Cardiff Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1153
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    • Excellent41%
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    Free Wifi
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    Pets Allowed
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    Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

    We came for Christmas to visit our son for a week. Great little breakfast and clean rooms. Only complaint was an odd layout of the bathrooms, which made it awkward for more than one person to get ready at a time. Extremely helpful staff. It...More

    Thank DebbieY58
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded January 11, 2017

    Hi DebbieY58, Thank you for your feedback. We are so pleased we could make your Christmas visit memorable. We hope to see you again in the near future. Best, AWN, GM

    Reviewed December 14, 2016

    We stayed at the HIE Cardiff By the Sea location nearly four years ago, rated the experience as excellent, and were most comfortable in the room and the hotel. This time we stayed three nights, were also most comfortable, but rated it very good. Why...More

    Thank VeganChela
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded December 16, 2016

    Dear VeganChela, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry our breakfast items are not meeting your needs. Our brand does require us to follow a program and we will certainly pass along your feedback. We hope to see you...More

    Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

    Came here for a few nights with the family. It's really a 3 star hotel in my opinion. The 4th star was for the great people that work here. Check in and check out were great. Free parking was also great. Breakfast is what it...More

    Thank DanteGiuliano
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded December 9, 2016

    Dear DanteGiuliano, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review! Our staff really appreciates your feedback and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Encinitas! Best, AWN, GM

    Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

    This Holiday Inn is great in many ways. It has comfortable beds, and a great breakfast buffet. However, coffee was not replenished in our room (we were there 4 nights) and we had to go to the front desk to get more. Also had to...More

    Thank Susan B
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded November 23, 2016

    Dear Susan B, I'm sorry the coffee was not replenished. We will use this as a coaching opportunity for our staff and will do everything we can to meet your requests in the future. Thank you for your comments regarding the staff. Best, AWN

    Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

    Recently remodeled and done well. Nice large clean rooms. Very friendly and helpful staff. Continental breakfast,pool and close to beach and freeway. Quit area. Great value for the money. I would have zero problem recommending this place to anyone.

    Thank Barry G
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded November 23, 2016

    Dear Barry G, We take great pride in being a pet friendly hotel, and I am so happy we could take care of you this November. We very much appreciate the recommendation and look forward seeing you again soon! Best, AWN

    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Price range
    • $165 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 101
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    • Encinitas >
    • Cardiff-by-the-Sea
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    Response from Camie41 | Reviewed this property |
    No there's no shuttle to sea world restaurants or anything you going to have to get a rental car the si if you stay at this hotel is pretty far away if you plan on going to some of the attractions like several downtown San... More
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