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Holiday Inn Express Sea World

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

So this hotel is your typical Holiday Inn Express and the place is clean with friendly staff; however there is a dog kennel practically underneath the hotel. This means that you can hear dogs barking ALL THE TIME! Do not use this hotel if you plan on sleeping or spending much time in your room.

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Amanda C, Thank you for writing a review on our hotel. Our goal is to deliver exceptional service and comfortable accommodations, and we appreciate your business with us. I am glad to read that you were satisfied with the cleanliness of the place and acknowledged our friendly staff. However, we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience the dog kennel may...

Reviewed 20 October 2016

chose this hotel for the good reviews, vicinity to the beach and airport as it was only an overnight stay before I boarded the plane the next day to go back east. It was better than expected. Rooms were spacious, updated, and clean. I liked the FREE covered parking. Pool was small but refreshing. And the breakfast the next morning...

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Brentwood, California
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We booked this hotel because it was close to Sea World, was cheap, included wi-fi, included breakfast, and had free parking. And for what we paid, you really can't beat all of that! The hotel and room was clean and the staff was friendly. The room was large (2 queen room), the beds were super comfortable, and the towels were...

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Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel was decent and clean. Breakfast had a good variety. Staff friendly. Kids enjoyed the pool/hot tub. Quick drive from airport/downtown, sea world and San Diego zoo .....so good central location. Not the nicest neighborhood but we didn't feel unsafe at any time. Would stay here again.

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London
Reviewed 10 October 2016

the hotel is ideally located if you're planning to visit different areas of SD - we didn't got to Sea World, but passed this on our way to Mission Beach and La Jolla. very easy to drive from here to downtown SD - it's a little way off the main road so getting to the road its on could be...

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel is small scale. Comfortable and clean. Staffs aret helpful. Has in-building parking. Easy to find. Value for money. Location is really good for traveller who mainly visit sea world. Just few minutes away. Breakfast available for free. Pancake machine is easy to use and also yummy pancake. Breakfast choices are vary enough. But BF area comes in limited seat...

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Georgia, USA
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This Express is very close to anything in the Mission Bay area. We had 3 adults in a room that was quite small, but that wasn't a problem as we spent most of our time outside of the room. It's alongside some busy roads, and depending on where you come from it might be difficult finding your way into the...

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Colbert, Washington
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Hotel is clean and fairly quiet. The staff is great to work with. The location is central to downtown and the sea world area. However, the covered parking is small and cramped and the view our of our window was of a large billboard and the roof of an industrial building.

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Thank rocketrod2
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Very convenient location for going to sea world. Short drive to San Diego zoo. Lots of places to eat fairly close by. The free breakfast in the hotel was good and satisfied all 4 of our children. I would definitely not hesitate to stay here again

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Karen L, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you loved the location of our hotel! We are also happy to hear that your entire family loved our complimentary breakfast! Thank you for your time and we cant wait to see you again soon! Thank you! Best Regards, Hotel Staff (619)226-8000 Holiday Inn Express Sea World Area

Elk Grove, California
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

For everything I liked about this hotel there was something I didn't like. The location to Sea World is minutes away. Getting there from Sea World can be a bit confusing requiring U-Turns, long lights, quick right turns and making sure you are in the correct lane or you could end up in Escondido (Not that this happened to me...

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Karen L, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

We would like to apologize for some of the things about our facility that did not meet your standards, We are so thankful that you took the time out to write us a review and we would like to reassure you that you comments and concerns are the key to success for our hotel and we aim to improve based...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld Hotel is conveniently located only minutes away from the San Diego Zoo, San Diego SeaWorld, downtown San Diego, San Diego Old Town and the San Diego Waterfront.The Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld is also only a few minutes drive from the San Diego Airport, and close to many local companies like Lockheed Martin, CSC, SAIC, CACI, EDS, and SPAWAR. Hotel features include complimentary hot full breakfast buffet, free local phone calls, and free high-speed wireless Internet. Visit beautiful San Diego and Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego-SeaWorld Area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Sea World

Address: 3950 Jupiter St., San Diego, CA 92110
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $144 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Sea World 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Holiday Inn Express Sea World Hotel San Diego
Holiday Inn Sea World
Holiday Inn San Diego
San Diego Holiday Inn
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“Definitely ask for a quiet room, i.e., not facing the street. Avoid room 328!”
 of 5 bubbles 101DIANEW, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“get a room away from the elevators, a lot of kids going up and down making a lot of noise.”
 of 5 bubbles carlg743, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Free underground parking.”
 of 5 bubbles KellyO270, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from rooms near the end by the Pet Boarding/Grooming business unless you like to hear the sound of dogs barking continuously.”
 of 5 bubbles MagicalTravelEars, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms are very clean/ Staff are always smiling, helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles alexpG9511XK, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
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