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Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   35 Via Pico Plaza, San Clemente, CA 92672   |  
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Ranked #2 of 18 Hotels in San Clemente
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Glyndon, Minnesota
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42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Awesome Hotel!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

this hotel is in a bit of an odd location and a little difficult to find if not using a navigation tool, but well worth finding! Staff was very friendly and super helpful. The hotel was very clean and nicely decorated. Beds were super comfortable and room was quiet. The breakfast was awesome!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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2 Thank Sonia W
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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We wanted to stay in a decent hotel in Orange County and got this hotel... The hotel is really awesome. The staffs are friendly and always ready to help... I can recollect few names like Eddie, Guzi... all were so friendly and nice. Would highly recommend this!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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2 Thank TinaMLove
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Charles T, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North, responded to this review, March 1, 2013
We are very pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express San Clemente. We are very lucky to have a great team and I am sure Eddy and Guzy will be happy to hear that they made your stay enjoyable. Please come back and visit us next time you are in Orange County.
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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I never been to San Clemente before but the customer service at Holiday Inn Express was great. They greeted me everytime I walked in and it felt nice. I can't mention how important in how breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I've been to hotels, motels, etc where they promise to have breakfast and they dont have any. Well Holiday Inn Express delivers!!! They always different food everyday that I was there and there wasnt a limit how much I could eat. I would definitly recommend for anybody who is traveling to the area to stay at this hotel.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
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Thank Reuben C
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San Clemente, California
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

My event went very smoothly. Neel and the HIX staff were friendly, upbeat and very helpful every step of the way. My guests commented on what a lovely property it was - clean and recently remodeled. They enjoyed the wifi and breakfast. Would do events here again. Close to all of the San Clemente amenities including the ocean. Thanks!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank heysteph
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Charles T, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North, responded to this review, January 31, 2013
We are very happy your event was a success. Neel is great and we are lucky to have him on our team. We hope we can assist you with your next event in South Orange County. Thank you.
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Portland, Oregon
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72 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Great location off of I-5 "about" half-way between LA and San Diego. Stayed here for two nights as we did various day trips between the two cities. Beautiful Spanish style outside but modern and updated rooms & lobby. In addition to the usual finds in the bathroom- soap, shampoo, lotion there was also cleansing facial wipes for taking makeup off. Had a single king bed but the room also had a nice little couch and coffee table. Off of our room you could see a little bit of an ocean view which was very nice. The hotel staff was friendly and the breakfast delicious and varied.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Alabamagirl6
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Ludenscheid, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This Hotel is very good....
The rooms are really cleen, and the Stall are friendly.
For everyone...thoe hotel is a realy Tip... If you try stay there... you will not disappointed
The Locations is near by the Highway...but for me is not so hard.
The internet is fast enaugh.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Thomas K
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Charles T, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North, responded to this review, January 31, 2013
Thank you for noticing how hard we work to keep the hotel clean. Our housekeeping staff does an excelent job and our front desk is top notch. Thank you for staying.
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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172 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

This hotel can be a little tricky to find as it is tucked up a hill behind a strip mall. Outside it is a decently kept but older looking hotel however the interior was recently redone is up-to-date. The rooms were very clean and furnished nicely. The location is juts off I-5 and great if you need a stop for the night or want to explore San Clemente. However, you'll have to drive downtown or to the beach or pier so if you plan to spend your time there this may not be the best spot to stay at. However, those areas are a short drive.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North
Address: 35 Via Pico Plaza, San Clemente, CA 92672
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in San Clemente
#3 Family Hotel in San Clemente
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North 2.5*
Number of rooms: 110
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Newly renovated Holiday Inn Express San Clemente is nestled in the fabulous beach side community of Southern Orange County midway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Known as the Spanish Village by the Sea, San Clemente boasts having the most pleasant climate in California. With easy access from I-5, short drive from Orange County Airport. Our location makes us ideal for visiting great local attractions such as, Legoland, Sea World, Disneyland, and Del Mar Race Track. You can relax at local beaches, attend surfing competitions, or walk on the San Clemente Pier, shop at the Carlsbad Premium Outlets. For business travelers we are close to Camp Pendleton, SONGS Power Plant, Bechtel, and Quest Diagnostics. Work or relax, our room amenities will assist you in making a day to remember and our bedding will make sure you enjoy a great night sleep. To start the morning right, stop by for the Express Start hot breakfast, served complimentary in our breakfast area and log in to our free WiFi to catch up on world news. A fitness room is available for those wanting some exercise and staying fit. Finish your day by taking a swim in our sparkling heated pool. Our professional staff is courteous, friendly, attentive and committed to making your stay fun, and memorable with first-class quality accommodations and legendary service to exceed your expectations. Stay Smart at Holiday Inn Express San Clemente! ... more   less 
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