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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is a budget hotel but you really get a bang for yer buck here! FREE breakfast, close to almost anywhere in San Diego, super friendly and accommodating staff. The rooms are either 1 king bed or 2 queens, both rooms are very clean and spacious.

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for investing the time to review your stay at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld/Beach Area. We’re happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We always aim to leave our guests with a positive experience and we’re thrilled to have achieved that with you. As you mentioned, we are centrally located near... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for four nights. The size of the room is okey, the bathroom is small, but does it jobs. The breakfast is free and excellent. Much to chipsene between also hot food like scrambeled eggs, sausage. The pool i small, but ok, the sun goes away from the pool early. The beds are good.

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Thank Anita S
General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear Anita, Thank you for reviewing your stay at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld/Beach Area. We are thrilled to hear that our hotel suited your needs. We always aim to leave our guests with a memorable experience and we are happy to have achieved that with you. As you mentioned, we do offer complimentary breakfast and we are... More 

austin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the hotel in the past days, June, location seemed the reason to stay here, and I didnt go wrong. All the Holiday Inn amenities but in an undated property. Nevertheless, good stay and would condider staying there again. Nice rooms, everything clean... Would definitelty recommend it Cheers!

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear epole, Thank you for reviewing your stay at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld/Beach Area. We are happy to hear that our hotel suited your needs. We always aim to leave our guests with a positive experience and we’re glad to have accomplished that with you. As you mentioned, we are centrally located near popular attractions and we’re... More 

Alexandria, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was pleasantly surprised by this hotel..while it was a bit noisy at night with the traffic outside, the room was very nice and clean, the staff were all very pleasant and helpful, and the breakfast every morning was the best breakfast buffet I have had at a hotel. Very conveniently located too.

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Thank Ginger R
General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear Ginger, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld/Beach Area. We are happy to hear that you were “pleasantly surprised” with your visit. We always aim to exceed our guest’s expectations and we are pleased to know that we achieved that with you. As you mentioned, we do offer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

After reading reviews about this location, my family was a little hesitant on booking. I'm glad we did though because it is located in a decent area of where our needs were. Staff is super friendly and willing to accommodate you. Looks clean and well kept. Free Wifi and Breakfast. Other than the really small parking spots and a smaller... More 

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear NewJersey771, Thank you for investing the time to review the Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld/Beach Area. We are delighted to hear that our hotel suited your needs. We always aim to leave our guests with a memorable experience and we are happy to have accomplished that with you. As you mentioned, we are centrally located near popular attractions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Booked 2 rooms months earlier at the hotel across the street won't mention the name because they did handle my cancellation well (I'd say that was the worse experience of any trip ever!) Saw the holiday inn iterally ran across the street I left transportation and family behind! I booked 2 rooms immediately after speaking with the front desk- Yadi... More 

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you for taking the time to review the Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld/Beach Area. We are happy to hear that our hotel suited your needs. We always aim to leave our guests with a memorable experience and we are delighted that have accomplished that with you. We would love for you to stay with us again... More 

Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

My husband and I stayed here for our anniversary. If you book online, you can tell them the reason for your visit. They just told us Happy Anniversary. We chose this property because it was close enough to the beach, but not in the crowd of the beach. The staff was friendly. The parking would be my only complaint. The... More 

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear HBall77, Thank you for providing feedback regarding your stay at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld/Beach Area. We are thrilled to hear that our hotel suited your needs. As you mentioned, we are centrally located near the beach and other popular attractions. We are happy to know that was of convenience for you. Once more, thank you for... More 

El Centro, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The wife and I were getting out of the heat in El Centro and decided to head to Pacific Beach. We were able to find a great deal through the hotel's website for a truly busy weekend in May.The hotel is right off the freeway and only a couple of miles from the beach. To the naysayers, the neighborhood consists... More 

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear lvaldama1984, Thank you for investing the time to review the Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld/Beach Area. We are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We take pride in our hotel and we are happy that you took notice. As you mentioned, we are centrally located near popular attractions and we are glad that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

For people who know what they are getting, the hotel is above and beyond mid-range. It is a perfect place to bring a family for a vacation, the breakfast in the morning is very filling! The staff, in particular Juan and Kuazine were very knowledgeable and set us up with a cab to and from the beach. There are lots... More 

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you for reviewing the Holiday Inn Express San Diego SeaWorld/Beach Area. We are thrilled to hear from you that we are “one of the best!” We always aim to wow our guests and we are so happy to have accomplished that with you. As you mentioned, we do offer complimentary breakfast and we are glad that you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

This property is a solid 2 stars max--that's it. Yes, the front desk staff are friendly, and yes, it's San Diego, but it's still no more than a 2. Even if doors in the hallway weren't slamming all night long disrupting any sort of hope for quiet, it would still be no more than a 2. Even if the air... More 

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your honest feedback regarding your stay at our hotel. Please accept out sincerest apologies for not exceeding your expectations. We always aim to wow our guests and we are disappointed to have missed that opportunity with you. It is reviews like yours that help us improve and better our guest’s experience. We ask that... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area

Address: 4540 Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $123 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area 2.5*
Number of rooms: 116
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area Hotel San Diego
Comfort Inn San Diego
San Diego Comfort Inn
San Diego Days Inn
Days Inn Mission Bay
Days Inn San Diego
San Diego Day Inn Mission Bay
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