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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Hotels in central San Diego are outrageously expensive - so this relatively less costly Holiday Inn does the trick. Conveniently located - Balboa Park and the waterfront are great nearby jogging destinations, and the GasLamp district is a reasonable walk away for restaurants. The hotel itself is quite worn, with ratty carpets and walls (although undergoing a noisy but substantial... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Holiday Inn Express with my partner for 2 weeks and it was just perfect. I love to walk/run and the location gave me the opportunity to go for my early morning run to the Balboa Park as well as exploring Downtown San Diego. The free hotel shuttle was also very convenient for airport to hotel and... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in San Diego for 6 nights. 2 nights at the Holiday Inn Express on 7th Avenue. Yes it is a little dated (improvements appear to be underway), but it was clean and comfortable. Our fridge smelled like something died in it but it did the job to keep the bevvies cool. The AC worked well...we had 2 90+... More 

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Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I really liked my stay at this Holiday Inn location. Service was great. They had a happy hour with free beer and wine. I also scored 4 free tickets to a Padres game. I'd recommend this venue to anyone, and there is a lot of parking inside the building.

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always, staying at a Holiday Inn Express hotel proved to be the wise choice. We arrived in the morning so our rooms were not ready yet. The reception guy (unfortunately, I forgot his name) offered us to have some breakfast while we wait, which was really nice. I guess this is just one example of how friendly and service... More 

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us your feedback. Our team is proud of their ability to provide excellent customer service. We are excited to announce that we have begun our second phase of our renovation which includes our public areas, guest rooms and our elevators. More 

Phx
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best location for being close to Gaslamp district! They upgraded us to a junior suite and it was huge and wonderful! The best was so comfortable. They offer the usual nice breakfast for free each morning and they have a Keurig coffee pot in each room. The only reason I am not rating this a five is the hallways look... More 

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are excited that our 2nd phase of our renovation this phase not only includes rooms, but also our public areas and elevators. We are excited that you will be giving us the opportunity to host you when your travels bring you back to San Diego. More 

Luton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great little place! It was perfect for us as we like to walk and we could walk everywhere within 20 minutes. Clean and tidy, lovely staff, breakfast was good, everything you want in a city hotel. Cheap and cheerful but actually better than I expected. A little gem of a find!

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego. We are so glad you enjoyed our quaint, historic hotel. My Management Team and I will continue to work hard and strive for our guest’s ultimate satisfaction. We hope to be able to host you again should... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is a bit out of the way from the main city sights, but had a free hotel shuttle. You can also walk to most areas. Hotel parking was good, however rent a small car as the bay's are tight as are the turns. Hotel is old, but adequate and nice and quiet. Our only complaint was the room next... More 

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review. We apologize that your recent stay did not meet expectations. We appreciate your comments and will share these with our team so that we can continue to improve our services. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future, so that we can provide a better experience. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have travelled across the USA by car from East to West - stayed at 5 star hotels and no star motels and without a doubt Holiday Inn Express is the best. Why? First the staff and management are so friendly and make you feel home from home. Then the location is great just walking distance from Balboa Park and... More 

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

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. More 

Oakland, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was conveniently located. It was close to the Gaslamp District and Balboa Park. Staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast and happy hour was an added bonus. The room was clean and quiet. The balcony was also nice.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It is our pleasure to welcome you to the newly renovated Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown. This 100% non-smoking hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of America s finest city. San Diego s most popular attractions are within minutes. With our staff's dedication to customer service, the San Diego Holiday Inn Express is a popular choice amongst all visitors.The hotel is within walking distance to the Gaslamp Quarter. For your convenience, take our free shuttle to the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Cruise Ship Terminal, and the San Diego Airport. Enjoy our complimentary hot new breakfast bar featuring fluffy scrambled eggs or cheese omelets, bacon, sausage patties, flaky biscuits, and sausage gravy. The hotel offers free WiFi Internet access, refrigerators in all rooms, and a free business center with three dedicated computers. The hotel is two blocks from the San Diego Trolley which will take you to Qualcomm Stadium in less than 10 minutes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

Address: 1430 7th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-2815
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $119 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 136
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown Hotel San Diego
Holiday Inn San Diego
San Diego Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#74 Family Hotel in San Diego
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