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Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North

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Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unfortunately, my flight from John Wayne, Orange, with many other Southwest flights was cancelled. After searching and being unable to find a room close by, I found one here. The location was not easy to find. Siri took me first to the Holiday Inn. Arriving at about midnight, the staff were very friendly. My room was adequate, not really anything... More 

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Joshua Tree, California
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a good stay here. The room was very nice. The hubby did notice it looked like someone had put something into a decorative vase in the hall. He looked into it, and it seemed someone had spit food or threw something disgusting into it. He showed an employee who assured him someone would clean it up, but the... More 

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Hi Kim, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are pleased you and your husband enjoyed your recent visit. I am sorry my staff overlooked the cleanliness of the area mentioned. I will share your comments with my team. Regards, Ernie Montalvo-General Manager More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room, service and breakfast were very good. The only downside is the location. It's near the highway and far from the beaches and downtown. I guess it's a really good option for travelers passing by, who need to spend a night in San Clemente

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Hello Bettina, Thank you for staying with us. It is true our property sits on a hillside off the highway exit 76. Although, we are not on the beach, San Clemente North beach is just one mile away and two miles from the San Clemente Pier. We offer spacious rooms and many amenities including complimentary breakfast, secure WiFi, and free... More 

Westminster, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed here prior, and reviewed this property. I am writing again because when you can come back to a hotel, and you continue to have an amazing value, experience, and the staff is on the ball, then I have to take the time to write. Kudos to Carlos who is always a joy and professional in every way, Guzi... More 

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Dear Barbara, We can’t thank you enough for your kind words. Guzy, Brenna, Danica, and Carlos are excited you had another pleasant stay. So refreshing to read reviews like yours that acknowledges my staff’s efforts, as we consistently strive to deliver the best possible experience. Let us know when you will be in the area so we can personally arrange... More 

Chicago
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101 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had meant to book the downtown San Clemente Holiday Inn, but booked the Holiday Inn Express very close to 405. So instead of having a view of the ocean, I had a view of a parking lot. Having said that, it was not all bad. Rooms were big. There was fridge in room, parking was easy, and it was... More 

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I am sorry you did not stay at the hotel of choice, yet I am glad you enjoyed our large rooms with well appointed amenities. Indeed our breakfast room does get busy , especially in the summer months. My staff are young but are professional and helpful to all our guests. Thank you for sharing you recent experience and hope... More 

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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very convenient location for all your San Clemente/Southern Orange County activities. Attractive property that is clean and very well maintained. Friendly and helpful management and staff. Comfortable, nicely decorated rooms with very good beds. All the usual Holiday Inn Express amenities that you have come to expect. Tasty complimentary hot breakfast served every morning. Nice pool, and small business center... More 

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Hi Daryl, Thank you for your review. I will share your comments with my team. Hope you will be visit us back soon! Ernie Montalvo-General Manager More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Searched for hotels in the San Clemente or San Juan Capistrano area thru trip advisor. This Holiday inn came up. We decided to stay there. Great hotel. Very clean. The staff was friendly and helped us selecting a good seafood restaurant on the water. The only drawback it is hard to find. The GPS takes you to a residential area... More 

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Thank Bill V
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Hello Bill, Thank you for your review. I apologize for the GPS clitch, glad my staff was helpful. We hope you will return and vist us back soon! Regards, Ernie Montalvo-General Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were given a larger than expected room with a king bed. It was appointed well including an oversized stuffed chair with ottoman. My concerns were that there was no mention at check-in that the small parking area in front of the hotel was not the only lot. We had to find out (and use) about an adjacent side lot... More 

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Thank you for posting your review. I apologize my staff did not act accordingly with regards to your concern. Safety is our top concern and will research further. Again, thank you for sharing your experience. Regards, Ernie Montalvo-General Manager More 

Carlsbad, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a work function and my colleges and I stayed at this hotel because it was near by the venue. The hotel staff was awesome, very accommodating. We needed an early check in which Brenna, the excellent front desk concierge, happily obliged. Understanding that we would be drinking at this event I coordinated with her to ensure we had... More 

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Thank you for sharing your experience. I will share your comments with Brenna and the rest of the team. We hope to see you back soon! Ernie Montalvo-General Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay, it's a Holiday Inn, but it didn't feel run of the mill, corporate or cookie cutter. The building is a beautiful older Spanish style building. The rooms were clean and the staff was really helpful, friendly and went out of their way to talk with our children. I'd recommend this hotel to anyone! The only downside is it's a... More 

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Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Warm regards, Ernie Montalvo-General Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated Holiday Inn Express San Clemente is nestled in the fabulous beach side community of Southern Orange County midway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Known as the Spanish Village by the Sea, San Clemente boasts having the most pleasant climate in California. With easy access from I-5, short drive from Orange County Airport. Our location makes us ideal for visiting great local attractions such as, Legoland, Sea World, Disneyland, and Del Mar Race Track. You can relax at local beaches, attend surfing competitions, or walk on the San Clemente Pier, shop at the Carlsbad Premium Outlets. For business travelers we are close to Camp Pendleton, SONGS Power Plant, Bechtel, and Quest Diagnostics. Work or relax, our room amenities will assist you in making a day to remember and our bedding will make sure you enjoy a great night sleep. To start the morning right, stop by for the Express Start hot breakfast, served complimentary in our breakfast area and log in to our free WiFi to catch up on world news. A fitness room is available for those wanting some exercise and staying fit. Finish your day by taking a swim in our sparkling heated pool. Our professional staff is courteous, friendly, attentive and committed to making your stay fun, and memorable with first-class quality accommodations and legendary service to exceed your expectations. Stay Smart at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North

Address: 35 Via Pico Plaza, San Clemente, CA 92672
Location: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
Price Range: $135 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North 2.5*
Number of rooms: 110
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