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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is currently under construction and being renovated. While the the last two are negatives, here is a list of the positives: -the front desk could not be more friendly or helpful -they offer a complimentary happy hour from 5pm-630pm -Elizabeth Gonzales is the Executive Housekeeper and she is AMAZING! She is so customer service oriented. I would stay... More 

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Kearney, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Aaron and Jayson at the desk were extremely helpful with everything we needed. Our room was a little questionable at first but they both worked hard to make it better! They knew the area well and had great suggestions on things to do! They are both great representations of Holiday Inns!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Breakfast perfect for people who like american style. Rooms with good size and clean. Good internet and guest service really careful. I recommend, best localization in San Diego, close to Gas Lamp, Seaport and Balboa Park. The internet work well, good connection for guests.

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Schererville, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is good and reasonably convenient. The staff were all excellent with a great attitude. The breakfast was wonderful with creamed beef or creamed sausage gravy available daily, something other hotels should strive to emulate. The breakfast should NOT be classified as "complimentary," as it is expected and included in the price. It is something we paid for and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here during a business trip, and overall I enjoyed it. I had a great view of the city. It was a little tricky figuring out the one-way streets and that you have to drive through the building to get to the front door, but nothing terrible happened. The staff was friendly, and helped me find dinner near the... More 

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HORSHAM, SUSSEX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my current trip I have been travelling all over USA for last 2 weeks. I am a Lifetime Hilton Honors member which means you are a valued customer with many stays. But the Hiltons visited have been the Pits !! Especially Doubletree magnificent mile, Chicago. (Rude, unhelpful to point of Disgrace) but this isn't about that, it's about San... More 

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Franklin, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are good. The price is reasonable when you consider that you are within walking distance of everything downtown, the hotel shuttle will take you to and from the airport, zoo, Balboa Park, and Harbor Drive (USS Midway Museum and boat tours). The shuttle is the reason anyone should stay here if you are visiting San Diego. Alex is a... More 

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HIEXP_Downtown_Staff, Hotel Staff at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to review your recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, and found the location convenient for your travels. Thank you for choosing us! Best Regards, Hotel Staff More 

Vancouver, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 4 nights for a girlfriend reunion. It was a perfect location and within walking distance to downtown, Little Italy and the wharf. We took Uber to Balboa Park, but walking there was doable too. I'm not into exercise, but it certainly jump started my walking regime this summer. The staff was friendly and gave us great... More 

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HIEXP_Downtown_Staff, Hotel Staff at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for choosing us! We can not wait to host you again. Best Regards, Hotel Staff More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 6 nights w my 9 year old. The jr suite was roomy but there is no door between living and sleeping areas. One TV. Beautiful windows on 2 sides overlooking the streets let in plenty of light, but the window shades didn't completely cover so early morning light hits sleepers right in the face. The ancient wall mount air... More 

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HIEXP_Downtown_Staff, Hotel Staff at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are happy to announce that new elevators, furniture, and carpeting will be brought in at the end of summer. Parking does have a cost for $16 over night. Thank you for choosing us! Best Regards, Hotel Staff More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location, cleanliness, shuttle service, and staff are excellent except for my unpleasant and stressful experience with Luis at the front desk. Among the four Holiday Inn hotels we have been to (3 of which were in June 2016), the Holiday Inn Express San Diego is the smallest with only 3 floors but it has the best customer service overall,... More 

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HIEXP_Downtown_Staff, Hotel Staff at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. On behalf of the management team I would like to sincerely apologize for the troubling encounter you had with one of our staff members. It is our hope that this unacceptable behavior did not ruin the rest of your stay. Thank you for choosing us! Best Regards,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • 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: $122 - $237 (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
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#74 Family Hotel in San Diego
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