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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

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1661 Villa Cardiff Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1153 See on map
Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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3 Star accommodation
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All reviews san diego front desk taco shop free breakfast pool and hot tub would stay here again yogurt biscuits and gravy price range ice machine hi express beds were comfortable close proximity the location is perfect decent hotel hotel room parking lot
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights on our way from San Diego north. Nice motel close to the freeway and Cardiff/Encinitas. The room was clean, quiet and comfortable – we had a room at the back away from the freeway. Service was good when we...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

From the moment we checked the staff was extremely friendly and professional. They took the time to give us great information on the area. Everyone in the hotel on every shift was always cordial and professional. The rooms were comfortable and very clean. The breakfast...More

Thank jesse v
Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you, Jesse v, and what an awesome review. I am just thrilled to hear the staff took care of your lost and found item. Just fantastic! Best, Andrew Nintzel, GM

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was highly disappointed by this hotel. In general, I am quite happy with Holiday Inn Express, but this one is quite old, not in best condition and staff is not that helpful. It looks like the management is probably not taking too much care...More

Thank Andreas K
Reviewed 30 July 2018

My house suffered a flood so my insurance put us up here for a week. Very conveniently located right off the freeway. Get off the freeway, make a turn and there you are. Likewise, when leaving the hotel, make a turn and there's the entrance...More

Thank James92014
Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 30 August 2018

Dear James92014, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your stay with us. We hope you can give us another chance in the future. Best, Andrew Nintzel, GM

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I have stayed here numerous times as I transitioned from LA to this area. Always clean, always comfortable. The staff is amazing. Very convenient location. The staff has always been kind and accommodating. This is my go to place for sure.

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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.

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US$ 95 - US$ 214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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holiday inn express encinitas - cardiff beach area hotel cardiff by the sea
United StatesCaliforniaEncinitasCardiff-by-the-Sea
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Response from SoCalSydney1362 | Reviewed this property |
Not in room , but they do offer a safety deposit box via front desk. Hope this helps
Sarah E
25 April 2017|
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Response from DebbieY58 | Reviewed this property |
We did not use one - as we rented a cat
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