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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

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Free Wifi
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All reviewsfront desksan diegohot breakfastfree breakfastpool and hot tubtaco shopbusiness centerking bedwould stay here againrooms were cleanbreakfast roomprice rangeyogurtthe location is perfectdecent hotelhotel roomfreeway noise
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Brooke at the front reception was very kind to my family during a difficulty. The breakfast was good and the rooms well appointed. You will find this place relaxing and enjoy the proximity close tot the beach.More

Thank Pamelal0vest0travel
Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 3 August 2017

Dear PamelaOvestOtravel, Thank you for the kind words regarding your summer stay. Brooke is a phenomenal asset for us, and I want to thank you personally for providing your feedback about how she handled your needs during a tough time. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

Have stayed here a number of times over the years & each time has been a wonderful experience. Stayed for 2 nights this past week & had the pleasure of having LIZ check me in / assist me. Liz is sweet, professional & accommodating. Thank...More

Thank geronimo248
Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 11 July 2017

Dear geronimo248, Thank you for the kind words and for your comments regarding Liz. She does an outstanding job. We look forward to seeing you again. Best, AWN, GM

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We've stayed here on a number of occasions in the past. It's a former Country Inn location. Never disappointed, and wasn't on this occasion either. Comfortable room, good wifi, fridge, cable and more.

Thank Laurie T
Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 5 June 2017

Hi Laurie T, Thank you for writing such a great review! We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Encinitas! Best, AWN, GM

Reviewed 15 May 2017

The location is good, right off the freeway but not a lot of noise. Right next door to an authentic taco shop that is open 24 hours. I hotwired this and got a great deal. The beds were super comfy, the room is a nice...More

Thank michael m
Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 30 May 2017

Hi michael m, Your business is much appreciated and thank you for leaving feedback. We are happy to know that you find our property close to your destination and that you were able to take advantage of the taco shop nearby and you find our...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

The hotel location was odd, it felt like we were in the middle of a residential community...it was definitely not by the sea. The lobby was okay but the entirety of the hotel feels and smells old. Phone cable falling off when you try and...More

Thank _yyc_trvlr_
Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 2 May 2017

Dear _yyc_trvlr_, Unforuntenly we cannot change the location of the hotel, and I am sorry you felt like we were in poor location. I do apolgize about the phone in the guestroom, as it should be working at all times. As far as the dog...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Dry Cleaning
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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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US$93 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$93 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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knmexico
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Response from SoCalSydney1362 | Reviewed this property |
Not in room , but they do offer a safety deposit box via front desk. Hope this helps
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Sarah E
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We did not use one - as we rented a cat
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"Walk next door to Mexican take out, 99 cent fish taco's 24/7"
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"Room nearest elevator is larger than the average."
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