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Colbert, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Hotel is clean and fairly quiet. The staff is great to work with. The location is central to downtown and the sea world area. However, the covered parking is small and cramped and the view our of our window was of a large billboard and the roof of an industrial building.

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Calgary, Canada
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very convenient location for going to sea world. Short drive to San Diego zoo. Lots of places to eat fairly close by. The free breakfast in the hotel was good and satisfied all 4 of our children. I would definitely not hesitate to stay here again

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Thank peesoreamer
Karen L, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you loved the location of our hotel! We are also happy to hear that your entire family loved our complimentary breakfast! Thank you for your time and we cant wait to see you again soon! Thank you! Best Regards, Hotel Staff (619)226-8000 Holiday Inn Express Sea World Area More 

Elk Grove, California
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For everything I liked about this hotel there was something I didn't like. The location to Sea World is minutes away. Getting there from Sea World can be a bit confusing requiring U-Turns, long lights, quick right turns and making sure you are in the correct lane or you could end up in Escondido (Not that this happened to me... More 

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Thank Torreezee
Karen L, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

We would like to apologize for some of the things about our facility that did not meet your standards, We are so thankful that you took the time out to write us a review and we would like to reassure you that you comments and concerns are the key to success for our hotel and we aim to improve based... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My two children (ages 15 and 12) and I needed someplace to stay for one night before moving on to another hotel. I researched long and hard for an affordable hotel where we would feel SAFE. This hotel was a diamond in the rough! Extremely friendly staff. Rooms were clean and updated and secure. Parking spots are definitely small, but... More 

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Thank molsonice27
Karen L, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for our hotel we are so happy to hear you and your children enjoyed everything about our hotel. Thank you for your time and we hope to see you again soon! Thank you! Best Regards, Hotel Staff (619)226-8000 Holiday Inn Express Sea World Area More 

Phoenix
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

All the rooms at this motel contain 2 queen size beds. The room (328) was spacious enough to easily accommodate both beds with space for a desk and office chair, bureau and an easy chair. The bathroom was an average size and contained a combination tub/shower. Towels and hot water were plentiful. The included breakfast was not up to gourmet... More 

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Thank Diane W
Karen L, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our hotel we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and will consider staying with us again. Thank you again and we hope to see you soon! Thank you! Best Regards, Hotel Staff (619)226-8000 Holiday Inn Express Sea World Area More 

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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

This was the start of our 14 day vacation up the coast. Great value! Staff was excellent and very helpful. Hotel is clean and the size of the rooms is very nice. We found the location to be central to the many things we did in San Diego. Breakfast is your typical free breakfast, there were many options and the... More 

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Thank Mhoyt68
Karen L, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for our hotel! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you again and we hope to see you again soon! Thank you! Best Regards, Hotel Staff (619)226-8000 Holiday Inn Express Sea World Area More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Needed a place for a one night stay in the San Diego area. The price and closeness to the airport brought me in. GPS took me through a back alley area to avoid a long u-turn. A little worried, but once I arrived at the hotel, I felt better. Not recommending walking around a lot at night though. The parking... More 

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Karen L, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Jeff J, We would like to apologize for the inconveniences you endured while staying with us, we would like to thank you dearly for taking the time to write a review for our hotel and giving us a chance to improve all of our flaws. We strive to improve based on our guest reviews. Thank you again and we... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Clean rooms. Quiet hotel. Close to Sea World and Airport. Parking was free and the complimentary breakfast was delicious. Breakfast gets crowded so grab it and head back to your room. Hotel also has a noon check out which is great. Pool and hot tub are outside and clean.

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Thank Frank S
Karen L, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for our our hotel! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us! Thank you again and we hope to see you again soon! Thank you! Best Regards, Hotel Staff (619)226-8000 Holiday Inn Express Sea World More 

Vail, Arizona
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60 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Overall the hotel is in a great location just down the street from Sea World. Also there are many restaurants and fast food places to eat within a mile of the hotel. The staff at the hotel were very nice and professional. Breakfast was okay, but again the staff was really friendly serving the food. The only issue was when... More 

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Thank Carl G
Karen L, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

We would like to apologize for the noise inconvenience that you endured while staying here with us, we would like to reassure you that your comments and concerns are the key to success for our hotel and we strive to improved based off our guest reviews. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the rest of your stay here... More 

Hyderabad, India
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29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The hotel is located close to sea world and has got nice eating places nearby. We were given a room with two queen beds which was very spacious. The breakfast was had a very nice spread and the staff were friendly and efficient. Oh and free parking was available which is very convenient if you are doing a road trip.... More 

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Karen L, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for our hotel! We are so excited to hear that you enjoyed everything about your stay here with us! Thank you again and we hope that you choose to stay with us again. Thank you. Best Regards, Hotel Staff (619)226-8000 Holiday Inn Express Sea World More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld Hotel is conveniently located only minutes away from the San Diego Zoo, San Diego SeaWorld, downtown San Diego, San Diego Old Town and the San Diego Waterfront.The Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld is also only a few minutes drive from the San Diego Airport, and close to many local companies like Lockheed Martin, CSC, SAIC, CACI, EDS, and SPAWAR. Hotel features include complimentary hot full breakfast buffet, free local phone calls, and free high-speed wireless Internet. Visit beautiful San Diego and Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego-SeaWorld Area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Sea World

Address: 3950 Jupiter St, San Diego, CA 92110-5119
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $131 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Sea World 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Sea World Hotel San Diego
Holiday Inn Sea World
Holiday Inn San Diego
San Diego Holiday Inn
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