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    Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

    1661 Villa Cardiff Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1153
    +1 877-859-5095
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    Reviewed February 26, 2015

    We really enjoyed our stay at the Holiday Inn Express. It is very close to Lego Land and the state Beach down the road is great! The hotel staff was super friendly and super efficient. Any request we had was fulfilled promptly. The breakfast was...More

    Thank TravelingJana
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded March 1, 2015

    Hi TravelingJana, Thanks for the great feedback! And, thank you for pointing out how great the Cardiff State Beach is, as sometimes it can be a bit of a secret. Sounds like you had a busy time here in Encinitas this February, but I am...More

    Reviewed February 1, 2015

    We rent a hotel room so we can sleep -- hopefully peacefully and comfortably. This room (Rm 262) had a rattle which woke me up 4 times during the night; I also heard it once while awake. I guess it was wind against the window...More

    Thank HistoryNutCalifornia
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded February 3, 2015

    Dear HistoryNutCalifornia, You deserve a comfortable, restful night of sleep and I am deeply sorry we were not able to provide this. I want to apologize for the bathroom door hanger that broke during your stay, as that is totally unacceptable. I have not had...More

    Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

    This hotel was located conveniently just north of San Diego, right off the highway, can't miss it. I spent 2 nights there. The bed was comfortable, bathroom was fine. My expectations weren't that high. The jacuzzi was allegedly broken, but steaming along ... I was...More

    Thank DS64
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded February 3, 2015

    Hi DS64, I am sorry for the experience you had with us. First and foremost, I apologize for the jacuzzi. The heater had unexpectedly stopped working and we had to order a new part during that weekend. I can assure that it has been repaired....More

    Reviewed January 25, 2015

    My husband was disappointed that the only hotel (not Inn, not vacay rental) near Cardiff was a Holiday Inn Express. He thought that meant cold stale cereal for breakfast and a sparse room. WRONG!!! What a pretty and well-staffed hotel with what I consider a...More

    Thank Houssie
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded January 26, 2015

    Hi Houssie, Your review reveals how important the first impression is... we take great pride in providing a delicious, full breakfast, and I am so pleased we were able to exceed your expectations. And yes, thank you for pointing out how close the Botanical Gardens...More

    Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

    This is the second time staying here. Consistency is their high mark. Clean quite rooms, excellent breakfast and excellent staff. Room was ready early. Will stay here again. Good value! Easy to get to from San Diego airport - about a 25 minute drive.More

    1  Thank GinnyEE
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded January 9, 2015

    Hi GinnyEE, It's always great to hear about how a second visit to our hotel was just as comfortable as the first! Our staff takes pride in being able to provide solid, consistent service, and we very much thank you for taking the time to...More

    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • $96 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    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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    April 24, 2017|
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    Response from DebbieY58 | Reviewed this property |
    We did not use one - as we rented a cat
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