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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Riverside, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We've stayed here on a number of occasions in the past. It's a former Country Inn location. Never disappointed, and wasn't on this occasion either. Comfortable room, good wifi, fridge, cable and more.

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HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry for no pictures, but let me tell you that this hotel for the price is the best value out there! Very friendly front desk staff clean and very spacious room. We were on the first floor in a king handicap accessible room with a shower that they supplied a chair for and was very clean. Refrigerator in room and...

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Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Hi SoCalSydney1362, Thank you for pointing out our location to Legoland and the Carlsbad Outlet mall. I also want to thank you for taking time to provide feedback about your stay and how comfortable your room was.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is good, right off the freeway but not a lot of noise. Right next door to an authentic taco shop that is open 24 hours. I hotwired this and got a great deal. The beds were super comfy, the room is a nice size. Free standard continental breakfast.

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel location was odd, it felt like we were in the middle of a residential community...it was definitely not by the sea. The lobby was okay but the entirety of the hotel feels and smells old. Phone cable falling off when you try and use it, lamp shades blinking with some minor movements near it bec. of loose plugs...

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Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear _yyc_trvlr_, Unforuntenly we cannot change the location of the hotel, and I am sorry you felt like we were in poor location. I do apolgize about the phone in the guestroom, as it should be working at all times. As far as the dog barking, I wish we could stop this as well, but there are some homes behind...

Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a quick place to stop on the way to our destination up the road. Practically on the freeway but I did not notice any freeway noise like I have at other places. Yummy chocolate chip cookies offered upon very quick check in which the kids love after being on those long car rides. Front desk staff was...

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Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Hi pammmy311, Thank you for your feedback! We do love serving the chocolate chip cookies in the evening. You're right, it's become quite the routine now for our guests who have just gotten off the freeway with the youngsters! We hope to see you again the next time your travels bring you back to Encinitas! Best, AWN, GM

Peoria, Arizona
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Our stay for 3 nights was pleasant! Rooms were clean, except for outside window..needed to be cleaned. Hotel is older, and needs some updates. Location is nice! Nothing very close by for eating. Had to go about 3 miles north, but easy access to freeway.

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Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Hi Terri H, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your stay this March. We are located in a tremendous beach town and I really appreciate you pointing this out to other travelers! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best, AWN, GM

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stayed here for five nights. The room was well kept and very comfortable. The location was extremely close to the freeway, ocean front, shopping, good restaurants and other attractions. The breakfast was above the average. We highly recommend this motel.

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Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear Jim P, Thank you for your feedback! We look forward to seeing you again the next time your travels bring you back to Encinitas! Best, AWN, GM

San Diego, California
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Came for 2 nights and this was the cheapest hotel around. I was neither disappointed not impressed - I got my money's worth and everyone was nice. One piece of advice - make sure to get a room away from the highway which can get noisy.

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Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Hi SuitNflipflops, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your stay this January. We do want to make sure we can meet your needs the next time you stay with us. Please do not hesitate to contact me at 760-944-0427 to discuss your stay further. Best, Andrew Nintzel, GM

los angeles ca
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for one night before heading downtown San Diego to celebrate the New Year. Checking in at the front desk was quick and easy and we were provided with excellent customer service even housekeeping did a great job definitely will be staying here again in the future

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Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Hi Camie41, Thank you for the awesome review! We are already looking forward to your next stay! Best, AWN, GM

Paducah, Kentucky
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We came for Christmas to visit our son for a week. Great little breakfast and clean rooms. Only complaint was an odd layout of the bathrooms, which made it awkward for more than one person to get ready at a time. Extremely helpful staff. It was walking distance to beach and the charming little shops and restaurants in Cardiff. The...

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Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area, responded to this review

Hi DebbieY58, Thank you for your feedback. We are so pleased we could make your Christmas visit memorable. We hope to see you again in the near future. Best, AWN, GM

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for hotels near San Diego, make sure you check out our property located right off I-5 at exit 40. We are located less than a half-mile from the beach, and we provide our guests with the best in quality amenities, making us the smart choice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

Address: 1661 Villa Cardiff Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1153
Region: United States > California > Encinitas > Cardiff-by-the-Sea
Price Range: ₹ 7,757 - ₹ 20,687 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area 3*
Number of rooms: 101
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