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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

HIExpress.comUSD 396*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Such a great hotel! The room was huge and the bathroom was spotless. It was close to pretty much everything (airport included) that saying the planes were flying pretty low so it created some noise but it's tolerable

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

This place was great. It was exactly what we were looking for. The room was clean and comfortable. It was in a great location, walking distance to plenty of things. We walked to Gaslamp, and to the Amtrack station. We biked to Balboa park (up hill, not an easy ride). There was free wifi. Plus it was reasonably priced. There...

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review about your stay at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego – Downtown. We truly appreciate your gracious comments. We are so glad you enjoyed our quaint, historic hotel. We certainly value your loyalty and patronage. My Management Team and I will continue to work hard and strive for our guest’s ultimate satisfaction.

Detroit, MI
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe I hate Hotwire, but HIE Downtown is not a 3 star experience. Our room has been renovated and it is lovely, comfortable, and quiet. The staff has been very helpful. It nosedives from there. It is 2017, people, and WiFi is not a new amenity. When it did not work (a frequent problem), I was given a toll-free number...

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay. Our staff takes pride in providing great customer service. The first of the 2 new elevators is expected to be completed by Memorial day. At the end of the renovation we will be changing wireless providers this will assist us in providing our guest with a better experience. We are happy that...

Baton Rouge
Reviewed 1 week ago

While this hotel is undergoing some improvements, I had a wonderful 5-night stay. Our room on 3rd floor was clean, comfortable, and we never heard ANY construction noise. The hot breakfast each day and free newspaper was a great way to start the day. Maid service was awesome; front desk staff members were helpful. We loved the location because we...

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us a review of your stay. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed it. We would love to host you again the next time your travels bring your to Downtown San Diego.

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at this hotel does all they can to try to make up for the physical property, and maybe this will be much nicer when the construction is done. But my stay there was marred by the construction that seemed to start far too early. The hotel is oddly laid out as well, so it was quite a hike...

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review of your stay at the the Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown. I want to apologize for the inconveniences caused by all the construction in the area and our renovation. Our staff takes great pride in constantly providing excellent customer service. I hope you will give us another...

California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night with their park and fly rate. $175 to stay the night and leave your car parked in their parking structure for up to 7 days. Their shuttle took us to the airport at 5 a.m., and picked us up 7 days later at 9:30 p.m. Those are their earliest and latest pick up times....

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your stay. We are happy that you enjoyed your quick stay with us. Our shuttle is a great way to get around not only does it go to the airport it also goes to the harbor, balboa park, the zoo and Amtrack station. My management team and I...

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

but the construction tends to interfere with the pleasantness of our stay. Stayed here for about 1 week with my gf visiting from Canada... The Good: - hot breakfasts, sausages, eggs, Greek yoghurt, apples and bananas and oranges, and helpful staff. Very clean and with a TV in the background, and you can ask for a take away package to...

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I apologize for our much needed renovations causing any inconveniences during your stay. We will have 2 brand new elevators. Our rooms will have new updated designs and we will have completed the gym. We look forward to hosting you again.

Reviewed 14 April 2017

the hotel is under major construction the parking garage is so tight especially if you are in anything other then a compact car. The only elevator they have is very small and if you need to get luggage up to your room you will go thru all the construction mess including dust, dirt, nails, and garbage. The newly remodeled rooms...

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience. We love all feedback, as it can only help us get better. We strive to provide the best possible service and experience and it is always great to hear from our guests on how we are doing. I deeply regret the overall dissatisfaction of your stay. We will address the...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Been there for a business trip. It is conveniently located in downtown, 15 minutes walk to sand Diego convention center. You will pass Gaslamp area for going to the convention center which is another perk! There is free breakfast but we didn't like it at all. There is a happy hour drink in the afternoon which can be of interest...

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide a review of your stay with us. The happy hour is a great perk and a fun way to unwind. We look forward to hosting you the next time you are in San Diego.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My mom and I stayed for 3 nights in February. Great location, excellent staff, and nice all around. I had heard complaints about construction as they were renovating at the time, but we never had any issues. We had a large corner suite, with a comfy bed, and lots of light. Breakfast and evening reception were a bonus. I will...

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Angelica R, Loyalty Champion at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank for the wonderful review. Our staff strives to give every guests excellent customer service. Our management team and staff works hard with the construction crew to elevate some of the noise and inconveniences it causes. We are excited to host you the next time your travels bring you to San Diego and show you all the improvements made to...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It is our pleasure to welcome you to the newly renovated Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown. This 100% non-smoking hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of America s finest city. San Diego s most popular attractions are within minutes. With our staff's dedication to customer service, the San Diego Holiday Inn Express is a popular choice amongst all visitors.The hotel is within walking distance to the Gaslamp Quarter. For your convenience, take our free shuttle to the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Cruise Ship Terminal, and the San Diego Airport. Enjoy our complimentary hot new breakfast bar featuring fluffy scrambled eggs or cheese omelets, bacon, sausage patties, flaky biscuits, and sausage gravy. The hotel offers free WiFi Internet access, refrigerators in all rooms, and a free business center with three dedicated computers. The hotel is two blocks from the San Diego Trolley which will take you to Qualcomm Stadium in less than 10 minutes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

Address: 1430 7th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-2815
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $198 - $462 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 136
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown Hotel San Diego
Holiday Inn San Diego
San Diego Holiday Inn
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#73 Family Hotel in San Diego
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“I would ask for the 3rd floor---away from elevators. We stayed in room 328 and heard NO noise.”
aftkel, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be as far away from construction as possible.”
  • The HVAC is very dated, or was in my room.
  • Very dated decor
  • That's my messy bed, but you get an idea of the room type.
  • Bathroom is tiny and dated.
  • And that's my view....
490robyns, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“The corner room was large and bright!”
cherylvu, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Elevator is very slow, ask for a lower level floor”
836laceyd, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There aree some rooms with Balcony”
mikeg755, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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