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Holiday Inn Express La Jolla

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Certificate of Excellence
The Holiday Inn Express® La Jolla hotel, boasts an enviable locale in Southern California. Guests of the hotel can expect unmatched customer service to compliment the convenient location. Minutes from downtown La Jolla, the hotel's property is just two blocks from the beach and close to popular San Diego attractions.The hotel's guests enjoy visiting the area's beautiful beaches, including Wind-n-Sea Beach and Pacific Beach. Recreational activities abound in La Jolla Cove, known for exciting diving, snorkeling, swimming and kayaking. The hotel's location in the San Diego area makes attractions such as SeaWorld and the San Diego Zoo easily accessible.Perfectly suited for business and leisure, the hotel's amenities include free high-speed, wireless Internet access and a 24-hour Business Center. Guests appreciate being close to area businesses, including Qualcom and Scripps Hospital, as well as UC San Diego. The nearby Torrey Pines Golf Course is perfect for a round of golf with clients.Among hotels in the San Diego area, this La Jolla accommodation provides superior amenities for guests. Start your day off right at the free, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar, featuring our signature cinnamon rolls and 100% Arabica bean coffee. The outdoor pool is a great place to enjoy the California weather, and a Jacuzzi is perfect for relaxing. Plan your next Southern California vacation today!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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58Somewhat walkable
Grade: 58 out of 100
10Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
16Room tips
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A nice little gem! I took my chance with it and I am sure glad I did. Our room has a nice view of the swimming pool and the hot tub. The room is newly renovated, the bathroom is pretty, the whole place is nice and clean...and the beautiful beach is just across the street. Best
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Response from Holiday Inn Exp... L, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Happy Guest, We're so glad you found us too! Our outdoor heated pool and Jacuzzi under the palm trees is most charming. The Windansea beach is so close and so beautiful. Our hotel is modern with a definite boutique feel. And our prices are very guest-friendly. We do hope to host you again very soon. Rali Roesing, Guest Relations
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We stayed here after stopping at two other hotels. My husband has asthma and musty and moldy scents set him off. This hotel was recently renovated and he had no issues at all. Rooms are good size. Bed was very comfortable. Walkin shower was nice. Breakfast was included and
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Response from Holiday Inn Exp... L, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Nice Guest, I'm really happy you found us and that you had a wonderful visit. We appreciate your very positive and detailed feedback. Our property is fresh, modern, and clean, the hot breakfast is an awesome start to the day, and our staff go above and beyond to make every stay comfortable and enjoyable. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Rali Roesing, Guest Relations
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I checked in after staying at the Hotel Del Coronado and Omni downtown the last 2 nights and somehow this is my favorite room so far. Brett was so helpful at the front desk and upgraded me to a suite as a Spire member. I will be doing a lot of work on this trip and the extra
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Response from Holiday Inn Exp... L, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Jazzy_Mark, thank you so much for the fantastic feedback. We certainly appreciate your accolades for Brett. I'm happy you so enjoyed your stay and the suite upgrade. We do look forward to your return. Best wishes! Rali Roesing, Guest Relations
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Rali at the front desk was very friendly and accommodating from the moment we arrived. We were pleasantly surprised to learn that we had been upgraded to the beautiful rooftop suite due to our IHG Platinum Elite status. The hotel grounds and rooms were very well kept and clean.
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Response from Holiday Inn Exp... L, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla
Responded Dec 27, 2018
Dear Fantastic Guest, Thank you so much for the perfect review! It was our pleasure to host you in our beautiful and clean La Jolla beach hotel. I'm glad you felt welcomed and cared for in every way during your stay with us. We look forward to your return. Rali Roesing, Guest Relations
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This was our third stay here, first though since a big remodel. Our reservation for a simple queen room was sold out upon arrival so we were upgraded to a roomy mini-suite. Didn’t use the pool but the breakfast is very good. Not just a bunch of carbs. Beds are very comfy. Room
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Response from Holiday Inn Exp... L, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla
Responded Oct 31, 2018
Dear HammockSwinger, Thank you for coming to stay with us again and again. We appreciate your loyalty. I'm happy you enjoyed your suite upgrade. The rooms, the pool, the breakfast, the location, the price - cannot be beat. We are excited for your next visit. Best wishes! Rali Roesing, Guest Relations
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There's a $75 pet fee per room per stay. There's no weight restriction for your pets.
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We have complimentary onsite outdoor parking. The hotel is in a wonderfully safe area of town.
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The slots in the parking lot are standard size but there is overflow parking and I'm confident you'll find a way to park your truck. Also there's street parking in front the hotel on La Jolla boulevard. It is free and large vehicles like tour buses have chosen to park there before. - Guest Relations
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Yes, as above. Five minute walk, very gentle slope. Then if I recall right, about 5-6 steps easy steps down to the beach.
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Nope. It's close, but not that close to the ocean.
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"Ask for a corner room so you have some space to move around"
"poolside rooms are the best"
"High up and facing the outside"
"Room far away from road as possible."
"By the pool"
$137 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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