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Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar

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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“beach access”(12 reviews)
“free breakfast”(15 reviews)
“room was clean”(18 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

We had a lovely sleep in a very nice room and the included breakfast was exceptionally good for this type of hotel. The room was quiet and clean, and we would certainly recommend this centrally located location.More

Thank Susan W
Response from Andi C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del MarResponded 16 December 2017

Susan: Thank you for the fantastic review. It is such a pleasure to hear how much you enjoyed our complimentary hot breakfast each morning - a great way to start the day! As you noted, we are centrally located to anything you might want to...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

This really is a brilliant hotel. We've stayed before and it just gets better. The staff are excellent from Andi the General Manager to Paul and Geoff on reception to Linda in Housekeeping and Rosy who organises breakfast. There are others too many to mention...More

Thank chenies
Response from Andi C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del MarResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your most recent experience at the Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach. I know I speak for our entire team when I say what a pleasure it was to have the opportunity to host you back again! It's...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

This place is amazing! The staff was professional, courteous and genuinely happy and helpful. The lobby was beautiful. Our room was clean and orderly. Beds were super comfy. The view from our room was nothing to write home about, but we weren't there for a...More

Thank thefaziofamily
Response from Andi C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del MarResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review! We are so pleased to hear that we hit your expectations during your stay. Our guests' complete satisfaction is what we constantly strive for - and we are so glad to hear that...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Booked this hotel through Air Canada travel and got a really good price. The hotel is close to two beaches on South Coast Highway 101, so that I was able to go to the beach for a stroll every morning, watching people surfing, fishing, walking...More

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Response from Andi C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del MarResponded 1 November 2017

HawkC: Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us! We are so glad to hear that you found our hotel through Air Canada Travel and enjoyed your experience with us. We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to detail some...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

A friend and I stayed here for 6 nights, in September/October 2017. We loved it. It's a block from an AMAZING beach. The room was clean. The beds were comfortable. The full breakfast was really good, and the breakfast room is big and bright and...More

Thank YukonViolet
Response from Andi C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del MarResponded 16 October 2017

YukonViolet: Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review! We are so pleased to hear that you loved your experience at our hotel. Our guests' complete satisfaction is what we constantly strive for - and we are so glad to hear...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
Hot Tub
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Price range
USD 122 - USD 274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 122 - USD 274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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MustangShelley2015
29 December 2016|
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Response from Andi C | Property representative |
Hello MustangShelley: Yes it is very close by. The Del Mar Racetrack is less than 2 miles away - a quick drive or walk as OnthebeachGene noted. The Del Mar Polo Fields are 4 miles away - approximately a 10 min drive.
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Lisa M
17 February 2016|
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Response from Irishandme | Reviewed this property |
Yes the rooms do have pay perview and I do believe they have a couple of premium channels for no charge as well. 😊
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Lisa M
17 February 2016|
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Response from JEFFREY G | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember but it's great choice if you're in Del Mar. The staff and location is second to none.
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"a room farther away from HWY 101 is probably quieter than other rooms."
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"top floor rooms are good, but I'm sure they all are."
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"The way the hotel is situated on the property doesn't allow for a great view from anywhere."
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"We had a room on the third floor, on the pool side, overlooking the city hall and parking area which has lots..."
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