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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area

7.0 miles from San Diego centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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4540 Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
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Gdansk, Poland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a really good and comfortable hotel with nice staff. I think this hotel can have 4*. We (my boyfiend and I) spent there 2 nights and we are very happy that we chose this hotel. We had a huge room with everything you need: microwaves, fridge, desk to work, iron ... Price included delicious breakfast and free parking...

Thank dominika20172017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is not a ritz Carlton or the embassy suites but upon arriving one is greeted by luscious palm trees and a beachy tropical facade. The hotel is clean and upkept. The true gem here is the staff, from the moment we arrived we were greeted by Yadi and Maria with a great happy attitude and cheerful disposition. They...

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Bozeman, Montana
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed in dozens of Holiday Inn Express motels and never have I seen a room as small as the standard rooms here. OK property - just don't expect any space! This was not built as a Holiday Inn Express and should not have become one.

Thank kjkupiec
Star, Idaho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Normal hotel with decent breakfast. The pool is a joke. Don't plan to swim. It's like a kiddie pool that is quite small and quite shallow. I was looking forward to a swim but after seeing it decided not to.

Thank J450n_D
New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here two weeks ago. The room was very clean and good size, well equipped with Kuerig coffee maker, microwave and refrigerator. Location is excellent, about 7 minutes drive to the beach and 15 mins to downtown San Diego. Free parking and breakfast is an added advantage at this hotel.

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Palmdale, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was the right size, good looking and clean. All amenities in working order, entry door has large gaps, no idea why, it helps with air circulation at the cost of privacy, ceiling height in corridors kind of low, but not a big deal. Overall a really nice place to sleep in after a day out on vacation. Grounds...

Thank tepo80
Sandy, Utah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a king executive room because the description states it was more spacious and had a couch ( which in most hotels seems to give you a little more space). Imagine my surprise when I walked in the room and we could barely get the luggage cart in the door and walk by. They didn't have the luggage stand...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Hello deb801! Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Seaworld-Beach Area, CA. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We appreciate your nice comment about cleanliness, breakfast and the bed firmness. However, we’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding the room size and...

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel visit was very pleasant, safe, very nice clean room and the staff went over and above at every opportunity. Marcia was very friendly, even though I was grumpy. She and team made a positive experience for us! This is huge! See you again soon! Liza Hennke

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I must say I write this review because I'm Grateful to the Staff at the hotel because after a rather stressful day I was accosted by the Mgr. of the establishment and spoke to wrongly. The Ladies went out of they're way to CALM ME down giving me extra Care Professionally I want to S/O Ms ERICA personally Your going...

Thank nakiabradford
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

From the onset THE FRONT DESK LADIES were ALWAYS Professional and Courteous goin out of there way to Accommodate a Special S/O to Asst. Mgr Ms.Yadira your truly an Asset to your Company to Your Profession.

Thank Nakia B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

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

Address: 4540 Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: £93 - £174 (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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“Rooms with king bed are very big. We had room number 337 - it was huge and comfortable room.”
 of 5 bubbles dominika20172017, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try on getting one away from the street”
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 of 5 bubbles tepo80, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“back side because of traffic noise”
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“Limited breakfast choices for vegetarians”
 of 5 bubbles Kaashee, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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