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Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar

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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.
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Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Hot Tub
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Grade: 77 out of 100
35Restaurantswithin 1 km
22Attractionswithin 1 km
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First of all thank you to the desk clerk, Paul for making us feel welcome when we arrived and describing all of the amenities. I'd say the room was at the top end of what I would typically see in a business hotel, very clean and up to date. Also quite spacious. The breakfast
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We stayed here for 3 nights. The hotel room was decent size and the beds were comfortable. Our check-in process was quick and easy. Nina very warmly greeted us. She had Pedro show us the room before we made our decision to stay here. He was very courteous and provided good info.
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I stayed at this HI Express based on prior experiences with the hotel chain and was glad I did. I wrote "from the front desk on" because I fumbled by accidentally booking two rooms, but that error was resolved in my favor by the manager, Fabricio. He handled the situation in a
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The hotel was old, the rooms were not in good shape. The AC did not work. The dampness was oppressive. won't make the same mistake twice. This is a one-star hotel. Don't be fooled. There is no beach access. The amenities are not as described. Close, but not there. The website
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Response from Andi C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar
Responded Sep. 15, 2018
Sally - thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us, and provide feedback on areas of opportunities for the future. We sincerely apologize that your room was not the standard expected for our property. Our goal is to ensure all our travelers receive a guest-ready room - that has been cleaned, reviewed, and inspected to the highest level of cleanliness and functionality. We will use your feedback to continue to train our team on areas for improvement towards operational excellence. Thank you!
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A bargain price compared to their competitors. Easy walk to a gorgeous beach and the racetrack is 1.6 miles away. Complimentary breakfast offered everything we would want and was much appreciated so as not to have to get in the car and go looking for breakfast. Swimming pool is
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Response from Andi C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar
Responded Sep. 15, 2018
Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and taking the time to review your recent experience. Let me start by saying what a pleasure it is to hear how much you enjoyed the attentive service from our staff. We are lucky to be located within close proximity to local attractions - such as the beach and Del Mar Racetrack as you noted - and love to hear when our guests get the chance to relax and enjoy all that our little town has to offer. During your next visit, you'll have to check out our breakfast again. IHG has recently updated both the food that we are serving and the design of our breakfast room - we think you'll be pleasantly surprised with the changes! We hope to have the opportunity to host you back again soon!
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Yes, limited availability but we never had a problem.
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Is it fairly easy to get to the del mar polo field?
Hello MustangShelley: Yes it is very close by. The Del Mar Racetrack is less than 2 miles away - a quick drive or walk as OnthebeachGene noted. The Del Mar Polo Fields are 4 miles away - approximately a 10 min drive.
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Is there pay preview movies in rooms?
Yes the rooms do have pay perview and I do believe they have a couple of premium channels for no charge as well. 😊
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Is there pay preview movies in rooms
I can't remember but it's great choice if you're in Del Mar. The staff and location is second to none.
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A. Distance in miles from Amtrak station. B. Distance in miles to Del Mar race track
Hi!!! The hotel is located 0.3 miles from the Solana Beach Station and 1.4 miles from the main gate to the Del Mar Racetrack.
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"Rooms overlooking the pool are quietest."
"Choose a room away from the breakfast room"
"Go to the Marriott next door."
"3rd Floor is a little quieter as the pool and breakfast are on the 2nd."
"a room farther away from HWY 101 is probably quieter than other rooms."
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PRICE RANGE
US$98 - US$267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
holiday inn express solana beach/del mar hotel solana beachholiday inn solana beachsolana beach holiday inn
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSolana Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
80
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