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Holiday Inn Express Sea World

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Holy Cow what a night! We arrived at the hotel at around 9:30 in the evening on March 3rd and so it began. Waze took us a route that I only hope was a back road because can you say seedy part of town? Then we arrive and the parking garage entrance is blocked by a transient with their cart....

1Thank Sunnycadreamer
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

Hello Sunnycadreamer, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your experience. It is indeed unfortunate that you were not able to fully enjoy your stay with us due to the noise challenges and the level of service you received. Please accept our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience these may have caused you. Rest assured that your comments are...

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Checked in a 4pm. Given a room with a dog kennel outside the window. Many barking dogs!!!! Went to front desk and asked for a different room. Told it would be 3 hours minimum before they would have a clean room. While trying to kill 3hours, we found a room across the street at Wyndham. Went back to holiday inn...

1Thank Larry C
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Larry C, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. Please accept our sincerest apology for the unexpected experience you had with the room assigned to you and the service and response you received from our staff fell short of your expectations. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly...

Hutchinson, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This a good hotel that is close to the beaches, Sea World, Mission Bay Marinia, and not to far from downtown and the Gaslamp Quarter. The room itself (and the entire hotel property) was very clean and well kept. Jaylene at the front desk was truly outstanding helping us with all our needs and questions, directions, etc. She is the...

Thank bobjohnson2015
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

Hi bobjohnson2015, I am happy we were able to host your stay at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World Area. Special mention to Jaylene front desk who was able to assist you with your stay. It is sad that you have rated our sleep quality 3 stars. Glad you are giving us opportunities to improve and be the...

Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We booked this room through Hotwire for approximately $70. Check in took longer than usual, despite no line. The employee was very friendly. The lobby looked brand new and the room was spotless. The morning breakfast was great, although I wish it went past 9:30 considering this hotel obviously caters to tourists. Here's how this could have been a five...

1Thank hbsprite
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Everything was great, including the price! Booked this place for a 2 night stay, and it was well worth it! -Free Parking -Complimentary breakfast -Complimentary Bath and Body works amenities -Rooms are clean -Comfortable beds/pillows/sofa -Fitness room available in the lobby (yes I love taking advantage of hotel gyms) -A variety of restaurants within walking distance to the hotel -Close...

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
Reviewed 30 January 2017

To start with the check in clerk Luz was the best she had a great smile was very much on the ball and made us feel welcome was a great help in starting the week end out on a positive note. We were in room 307 it had 2 queen beds and was a large room that was very clean...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 January 2017

may stay were perfect, first they provide me an upgrade for my room because I was an IHG member. rooms were clean and well maintained. and the hotel has a good location especially if you plan to visit the sea world

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 days, among 3 holiday inn express we were staying for our 10 days road trip, despite my early requested for connecting room, this was the only Holiday Inn Express managed to get us a connecting for me and my family. The bathroom was surprising new, big room with 2 queen beds and a sofa bed....

Thank Vlai
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.

Thank Amanda C
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 19 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...

Thank Bill A

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: ₹ 9,105 - ₹ 17,424 (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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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Sea World Hotel San Diego
Holiday Inn Sea World
Holiday Inn San Diego
San Diego Holiday Inn
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“Don't. Go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles Sunnycadreamer, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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