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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

1430 Seventh Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Columbia Cemetery
    0.7 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 11 September 2013
I was a Diva, and staff were Devoted It was Match from Heaven
arrived, tired and hot. Had prepaid reservation and had... more
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Kailua, Hawaii
Reviewed 13 September 2013

This was a first stay at this hotel and arrived late, so did not get a good daylight look around until morning. Had requested an upper floor room away from noise, but ended up on the first floor just off the lobby. This property has an unusual layout for a Holiday Inn Express and one entire side of the building...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Jollymon22, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments online. It is great to know that you found our staff to be friendly and the breakfast served suited your expectations. I apologize if the noise levels were a disappointment. We appreciate your feedback and your business and we hope to host you again soon. Sincerely,...

KSA
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Only 3 blocks from the trolley cars and restaurants. They need to spend more effort in cleaning and improving the smell.Unit based air condition. The brake fast was strictly intercontinental. free internet and airport transport.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear travellerKSA, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review regarding your recent stay. Please accept my sincere apologies for the cleanliness of the hotel that did not meet your expectations. Rest assured that the issues you have raised has been documented and will be forwarded to the appropriate departments for necessary actions. We greatly appreciate your...

Hesperia, California, USA
Reviewed 11 September 2013

arrived, tired and hot. Had prepaid reservation and had confirmation. However, the Prepaid Company neglected to paid the Hotel. I was in shock. However, Jennifer (receptionist) placed a call, and resolved the issued and checked me in while the issue was resolved. The room was on the third floor, great view of the downtown and the bay..Suzette, Adrieanna, and Valerie...

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Jalna, India
Reviewed 5 September 2013

It was indeed clean and neat place to stay but for conference little far from the usual venues. Its location in downtown gives more direct access to city centre and shopping malls. Service of hotel was good but the noise from other is unavoidable. I liked the stay and would recommend considering this hotel.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I really enjoyed everything about this hotel. The parking is expensive, but the check in staff were polite, the room was expected and the location was great. To my horror I was woken late that night as someone obviously checked into the room above me and flushed the toilet. The pipes were unbelievably loud. The guests used the bathroom again...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear alwaystravelling1973, Thank you for staying with us and providing us with your valuable feedback. It is wonderful to know you appreciated the our location and the service you received. We always try our best to ensure we meet our guests needs & expectations and on this occasion we apologize for your disappointment with the noise. We take our guest...

Fort Worth
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Overall, I liked my stay here. The halls had a few signs of age, but the room was clean and in good condition. The bathroom was incredibly small (see pictures). The breakfast was your standard HIE breakfast. Having eaten this food many times before, I did not want the scrambled eggs, but I did enjoy the boiled eggs. They do...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear mrjanto, Thank you for your feedback. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We appreciate your nice comment regarding cleanliness. However, We’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding the bathroom size, shuttle service and customer service. We will address these points. I assure you the feedback of our hotel...

San Juan Capistrano, California
Reviewed 21 August 2013

First things first. You get a hot breakfast, FREE. The shuttle to and from tourist locations, FREE. In the evening, in the bar area, beer and wine is FREE. Need Wi-Fi? It's FREE. They also give you a morning paper, delivered to your room, free. Toll calls....free. My room was clean, had two double beds and a balcony that looked...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Our room was great, except for the air conditioner which sounded like an aeroplane! Breakfast, which was included, was hideous. All the cutlery and crockery were plastic, including the cups. The food was powdered eggs and a pancake machine which looked good but made cardboard pancakes.

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2013

This hotel has very friendly staff and the rooms are clean. The happy hour is a nice touch as long as you get back from working for 5! This is a great location, close enough for fun if you want the bars and restaurant's of the Gaslamp Quarter but far enough out if you want a quite night...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 14 August 2013

I have been staying at this hotel for business for about 4 years now. There are many choices in this area but I choose to stay at the Holiday Inn Express on 7th Ave because of the staff 1st. The Staff are alway pleasant. I always feel welcome when I arrive and all through my stay. The staff really makes...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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 Seventh Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: ₹ 9,554 - ₹ 20,201 (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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#74 Family Hotel in San Diego
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