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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 8 August 2014

This property is a bit older but it is clean and has been updated a bit. The best thing about the HIE at Solana Beach is the closeness to the beach and to the Polo grounds where our son was playing soccer. The second best thing was the friendly and helpful staff at the hotel. Everyone we encountered from the...

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HinnExpress, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Wow!! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. It is awesome to hear when guests really have a great stay with us. We will forward all your compliments to our staff, they will be so happy to hear that we impressed you. Please come back and visit us any time!!

New Orleans
Reviewed 6 August 2014

This hotel is badly in need of remodeling. However, the staff is top notch. So, as we had a lot of difficulty paying a lot for a room that was sub-par (unclean and falling apart), we did get a lot of help from the staff. They did what they could to make it right. I made an inquiry to the...

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HinnExpress, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. We apologize for the issues you experienced during your stay. Be assured that your concerns will be forwarded to the appropriate department. We are happy to hear that our staff was excellent, but we cannot rely on that alone. We want to offer our guests hotel accommodations and amenities that they...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 July 2014

This hotel is extremely clean and very comfortable. I think the hotel is pretty modern and overall was a pleasant stay. The workers at the main desk were polite and the service was fast. The breakfast was an average buffet (Ex: Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Hard Boiled Eggs, Yogurt, pancakes etc. The pool and jacuzzi are really nice and the deck...

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HinnExpress, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time review your stay with us. We are glad to hear that you took advantage of all the amenities we offer such as the breakfast, pool and jacuzzi. Without a great staff these amenities would be meaningless. We are delighted to hear that our staff performed their jobs well. And yes, you are correct, Solana...

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Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

This hotel is clean and comfortable. The breakfast was more than we could ask for! The pool and jacuzzi we used every evening; it was fabulous. We walked to the beach. This hotel was easy access to UCSD. It is a beautiful and safe area. We will return!

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for such a nice review. We are delighted that you enjoyed all the amenities we have to offer. It sounds like you had fun!!! It is great to hear that our location was just what you needed for your visit to UCSD. And, yes please come back and visit us soon the pool and jacuzzi are waiting. Thanks...

Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 26 June 2014

The hotel has tried to paint and linoleum over this dated hotel. But it is in dire need of remodel. Everything from the bath to the doors need an update. The walls are very very thin, so you can hear almost all your neighbors. It is walking distance to the beach and has good parking options, but over all it...

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review. We appreciate the feedback we get from our guests because it lets us know where we could improve and better serve our guests. We are happy to inform you that in September our bathrooms along with other areas of the hotel, are being remodeled. Thanks again for the honesty and we hope to...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 June 2014

We had a great stay. We had a large king size bed in a clean room and a wonderful breakfast here. The rooms are clean, the hotel is beautifully decorated, my only issue was the vending machines (which is so NOT a big deal). We used one when we got in at midnight and it wouldn't take cards. We tried...

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a nice review. We are static to find out that you had an awesome time while staying with us. Thank you for using us for such a special occasion. Congratulations!!! Make sure you come back and visit us again soon. Make some more pleasant memories. Thanks again.

Westminster, CA,
Reviewed 21 May 2014

Five women who have been friends for MANY years used the Solana Beach/Del Mar Holiday Inn Express as headquarters for a get-together. The rooms we had were just what we needed; a room with two queen beds and a suite with a king bed and a pull out bed. There were restaurants within walking distance of the hotel, and a...

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HinnExpress, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all your kind words. We are so happy that our hotel along with its amenities was just what your group needed. Thanks for acknowledging our efforts to help the community in a time of need. We just did what needed to be done. We hope you come visit us on the next get together. Thank...

San Diego, CA
Reviewed 18 February 2014

The price was right and the location was great--not far from beach and Cedros district and/or Del Mar Racetrack. No charge for parking, which is always a plus, and breakfast was included and there were good options. The beds were comfortable though there was nothing extra special about the room, but it was clean and spacious. Great value!

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review. Our location does lend itself to lots of activities that you can enjoy nearby such as the beach, Cedros, and the racetrack. We are happy to hear that our accommodations along with its amenities made your time with us a plesant one. Come back and visit us again so you can enjoy some...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Checking in was a total breeze as well as all the complimentary services that come with your stay. Not many hotels these days will give you free parking, breakfast, and internet! Stayed for 2 nights and all the staff there was very friendly and assisted me through some paperwork I had to fax ASAP to the office. Slept comfortably and...

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a great review!!! We are delighted to hear that your stay was so memorable. From your checking, your stay throughout, and your departure. Please come back and visit us again soon. Again, thank you!!!!

Florence
Reviewed 17 December 2013 via mobile

I recently stayed at this Holiday Inn Express. I had planned on staying 5 nights. After checking in I found that the room was not at all what I expected. Yes there was a balcony but it over looked a parking lot. And there were no chairs to sit in on the balcony. The heater did not work in the...

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very sorry to hear that your stay was not a pleasant one. We really work hard to give every guest a good experience when they visit us. We will make sure to address and fix all these issues to prevent any other guests from having to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Solana Beach, Del Mar is perfect for every aspect a guest would stay for! It's a beautiful city with access to almost anything you are may be looking you. Its well known for its beach, where you can relax or take a nice jog, which is just walking distance from the hotel. There are many local attractions that aren't far: Legoland, Sea World, San Diego Zoo, and many more. Not only is the city itself a beautiful location, but The Holiday Inn Express & Suites offers 80 spacious rooms. Each room features a private balcony, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, iron, ironing board, hair dryer and many more attributes! To make your stay even better, we offer complimentary breakfast, and a relaxing Pool and Jacuzzi. Efficiency is key to many guests, we have free Wi-Fi and many delicious restaurants that are close as a block away. If you are coming for business, relaxation, excitement or just for simple fun, we are here to make this stay special. Our friendly staff will always be happy to help to make your stay unique and memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar

Address: 621 South Hwy 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075
Region: United States > California > Solana Beach
Price Range: ₹ 7,708 - ₹ 14,869 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar Hotel Solana Beach
Holiday Inn Solana Beach
Solana Beach Holiday Inn
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