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Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar

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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I just read a review from Patricia E and it pretty much summarizes my stay exactly. Our room was clean and quiet. We did have issues with concert goers coming in noisy and late (one even pulled the fire alarm at 1:00 a.m.) but that is not the hotels fault. It was a challenge to get our room cleaned while... More 

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Thank Onthebeachgene
HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay. We apologize for the issue with regards to the fire alarm. That was an isolated case and thankfully it was a false that was verified by the fire department. We will definitely be addressing the cleaning service with our executive housekeeper since it has been brought up by multiple guests. We will implement... More 

Philadelphia, PA
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53 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First let me start by writing that I've been staying at Holiday Inn Express (HIX) for many years and this one experience will not stop me from being a customer. My sister and I (in our 50s) and my 15 year old daughter visited San Diego for the first time at the end of August 2016. We have a cousin... More 

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Thank Patricia E
HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We welcome all of our guests feedback whether it is positive or negative because it keeps us on our toes. We want all of our guests to let us know what areas need improvement and due to the fact that we have been getting similar... More 

Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room smelled, and looked, like a hospital room. Bathroom was not clean. Front desk staff was not friendly. I would suggest paying a little more and go to the Courtyard by Marriott, right up the street.

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Thank Eawoody
HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are sorry to hear that we were not able to meet your expectations this time around. We are currently remodeling all our guest rooms including the bathrooms to offer all of our guests more updated accommodations. We will definitely be addressing our front desk staff with regards... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

This hotel is blah. We called for early checkin and they said we could at 1 pm. We arrived around 12:30 and our early checkin couldn't be accomdated until the regular checkin time. We could not return until 9pm and received the last available room as they were sold out. We got to our room which was not clean and... More 

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Thank lisah41611
HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very sorry to hear that we were not able to meet your expectations this time around. We will definitely be forward all your concerns to our quality manager and maintenance department to ensure that everything gets fixed. We want all of our guests to... More 

Denver, Colorado
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154 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

It was pricier than I would have wanted given the amenities but it is high season in Del Mar. The location was convenient and the staff very pleasant from check in to housekeeping. The room was clean. The things I wish were better for the price are: -the coffee, just ok -the in wall a/c (noisy and wouldn't keep temp... More 

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Thank Love2dine054
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Dear Love2dine054, Thank you for taking the time to express your thoughts and concerns. We are so glad you liked the convenient location of our hotel in the area and the friendliness of our staff. We would like to apologize you were not well satisfied with our coffee and the parking fees. We are also sorry for the inconvenience your... More 

Tucson, Arizona, USA
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We came here to relax and enjoy some beach time as this hotel advertises its proximity to the ocean. The beach is two long blocks away. Our room although remodeled, looked shabby, and some bathroom fixtures were rusty. The bathroom door wouldn't stay open and the light switch was behind it, making it pretty hard to reach. We tried to... More 

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Thank CuquiCU87
HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We apologize that this time around we were not able to meet all of your expectations. We will be forwarding all of these concerns to our GM and quality manager. We will also be addressing the room issues with our maintenance department to ensure that... More 

Laguna Woods, California
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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Checked in after a day at the San Diego Fair. A nice place to stay in a moderate range. Breakfast was good with a decent amount of choices. The room was clean, but a little noisy. We had a room in the back and it was a hot evening and we left the slider open to get the sea breeze.... More 

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Thank EileenBudandDude
HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are delighted to hear that our hotel's clean accommodations and amenities were just what you needed during your visit to the fair. We will definitely forward you complaint regarding noise to our quality manager so that we can provide a great stay overall to all of... More 

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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We stayed at this location one night on our west coast trip. Located right on Hwy 101. Very pleased with all aspects... breakfast was excellent as usual for a Holiday Inn Express. Would stay here again.

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1 Thank Viv H
HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for the very good review and for making us a stop on your travels. We are pleased to hear that our hotel's accommodations and its amenities met all your expectations. We will gladly host you on your next trip so just give us a call and we will set it all up. See you soon and thanks again! More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

I was here for a short business trip. The location is good, near the Del Mar Fairground. Easy access to restaurants, stores and the beach. Room is good, and the breakfast is okay. Very friendly staff.

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Thank Cherry K
HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are glad that our hotel's location, amenities and surrounding area were just what you needed for your business travels. We hope you get to visit us again soon for some leisure time. Thank you. More 

Santa Barbara, California
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101 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Stayed on a Sunday night when the town was quiet. This hotel is value-priced for the area and is a good choice if you’re on business or not vacationing. The rooms are nice, nothing fancy but in very good condition. The elevators are kind of beat-up but that was the only area I noticed that was in need of attention.... More 

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We are delighted to hear that our hotel's accommodations and amenities were just what you needed for your overnight stay. We work extremely hard to offer clean affordable rooms with amenities that guests want and need. We are happy to hear that our parking, rooms and breakfast made for a good stay.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Solana Beach, Del Mar is perfect for every aspect a guest would stay for! It's a beautiful city with access to almost anything you are may be looking you. Its well known for its beach, where you can relax or take a nice jog, which is just walking distance from the hotel. There are many local attractions that aren't far: Legoland, Sea World, San Diego Zoo, and many more. Not only is the city itself a beautiful location, but The Holiday Inn Express & Suites offers 80 spacious rooms. Each room features a private balcony, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, iron, ironing board, hair dryer and many more attributes! To make your stay even better, we offer complimentary breakfast, and a relaxing Pool and Jacuzzi. Efficiency is key to many guests, we have free Wi-Fi and many delicious restaurants that are close as a block away. If you are coming for business, relaxation, excitement or just for simple fun, we are here to make this stay special. Our friendly staff will always be happy to help to make your stay unique and memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar

Address: 621 S Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2215
Location: United States > California > Solana Beach
Price Range: $117 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar Hotel Solana Beach
Holiday Inn Solana Beach
Solana Beach Holiday Inn
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