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Holiday Inn San Clemente

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san diego
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36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were much in need of a peaceful getaway and this hotel did not disappoint. We stay at the crown plaza in ventura often and the room here was bigger and nicer! Plus the people, esp the manager Todd, who went out of his way to assist and make sure our stay was just lovely. Frankly they were the best... More 

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Napa, California
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77 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The main reason we chose this hotel was due to the fact that it was dog friendly and we could use our reward nights here with IHG. Hotel was clean and we had a really good stay. We looked out to the beach side. It was close enough to go to Disney and Legoland. We really only slept there and... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is my second stay at this Holiday Inn and I was rather disappointed this time! We stayed during Memorial Day weekend and booked the King Jacuzzi Suite, during the holiday weekend mark up it was 240 a night, this time it was 305 a night, and it wasn't even a holiday!!! I stuck with my reservation because of the... More 

Thank Adri C
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn San Clemente, responded to this review

Dear Adri C, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of our property. We strive to provide the best possible experience and it is great to read from our guests on how we are doing. We would like to apologize for the overall dissatisfaction you had experienced during your stay. It is certainly not our intent to... More 

Woodland Hills, CA
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19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is an average hotel that works hard to be above average. My experience was not the best since I was on the second floor with view of the freeway and sound effects to go along. The room was spacious and clean. It had many details of an upscale hotel such as separate sitting area, desk, room refrigerator, safe and... More 

Thank Travelinslo
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn San Clemente, responded to this review

Dear Travelinslo, Thank you for taking a moment to tell us about your experience at our property. We rely on guest feedback as this will allow us to improve wherever possible. I appreciate your kind words towards our hotel staff. It is indeed heartwarming when a valued guest takes the time to acknowledge the passion and effort that our customer... More 

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24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Finding a good hotel that's dog friendly and doesn't charge a crazy fee is tough to do at the beach. This place is now our go-to spot for a San Clemente getaway. Great location- everything in downtown SC is within walking distance, and clean rooms with views and/or balconies are very reasonable. We've stayed here several times and keep coming... More 

Thank orthobass
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

really nice place! Got some great directions from Chance Mccoy. beautiful area, great staff, next to the beach. what more can you ask for! would reccomend you to stay. great weekend getaway. rooms are clean

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

I booked this resort just to stay a night with my wife and 2 babies (2 year old and 3 month old) to make the drive shorter to our final destination to San Diego from San Fernando Valley on Sunday night using IHG points. I was pleasantly surprised by the location of the resort which was a few blocks from... More 

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Crestline, California
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298 reviews
184 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Had been curious about this facility, on previous visits to SC. When I arrived, I was given an "ocen view'. complimentary upgrade!. Which really set up whole mood, and general morale up several knotches! a vert clean an large room. The balcony was over a portion of the main hotel entrance. At night it was very quiet, no noise whatsoever.... More 

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El Monte, California
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172 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Took daughter to San Clemente for her birthday. After checking different hotel decided on Holiday Inn. Glad we did. It was nice easy to find and in a great location. Only down fall I saw was no breakfast included but I am glad that did not change my mind. It is in downtown area off the freeway but does not... More 

Thank Frances G
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

This was a great pick. Within 1km walk to the beach, the rooms were generous in size and very clean with all the amenities you would expect from Holiday Inn. We stayed here for a wedding and our party took approximately 30 rooms - it was impressive how well they managed to cater for us in the midst of an... More 

Thank Naomi B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful 72 room full service hotel in historic San Clemente. Enjoy views of the Pacific Ocean or take a stroll through downtown past the shops and restaurants to San Clemente Pier or San Clemente Beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn San Clemente

Address: 111 South Avenue de la Estrella, San Clemente, CA 92673
Region: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
Price Range: $139 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn San Clemente 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn San Clemente Hotel San Clemente
San Clemente Holiday Inn
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#5 Family Hotel in San Clemente
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“Corner Suites are much larger!”
 of 5 bubbles AdriC_12, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you can select a room facing away from the freeway, this would be a better bet.”
 of 5 bubbles Travelinslo, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“ocean view room will not provide you with a good view of the beach near by. You can barely see the beach from the room.”
 of 5 bubbles chunhoc207, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ocean View”
 of 5 bubbles Aerovergalineas, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We picked a "Oceanview Room" and glad we did but the ocean is still a mile away (just an FYI)”
 of 5 bubbles FrancesG_12, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
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