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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Went to San Diego for a family trip and stayed here for three nights. The room was awesome, very modern and very clean. The staff is very nice and greets you every time you pass by. We needed an extra toothbrush, and called the front desk. They were at our door with a new one in minutes. The breakfast was...

Thank Victoria M
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Reviewed 7 February 2013

I've stayed at this small quaint Holiday Inn Express twice now and both times it was a pleasant stay. It is near the I-5/I-8 interchange which makes it easy to get anywhere in San Diego. The prices are a lot less than downtown and it has many restaurants (fast food and sit down) in the area. The staff is extremely...

1Thank Kelley C
Laguna Hills CA
Reviewed 7 February 2013

This is a perfect example of different HIE Owners managing their individual Holiday Inn Express hotels in a different manner from one another. We were in San Diego overnight to see The Who Concert at the nearby San Diego Sports Arena (now called Valley View Casino Center which is misleading since it is 45 minutes from the Valley View Casino......just...

Thank juliebrennan
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 30 January 2013

can't say enough good things. staff was kind and friendly, immaculate from the garage, lobby and room. beautiful, expensive marble everywhere. spotless room and everything looked new! we stayed there jan 22 and were prepared to cancel our jan 27 return and just take an extra day at paradise point hotel where i was having to stay for a business...

2Thank melemike
Reviewed 11 January 2013

stayed at Holiday Inn Express summer of 2012...with my 3 kids. Very convenient location for Sea World, restaurants and shops. Plus I would like commend the excellent service of the General Manager, Marijo Bien Fabian who was a hand on GM...to the point of driving us to the best barbecue place in town for dinner and picking us up from...

1Thank endoking
Traverse City, Michigan
Reviewed 6 January 2013

rooms were nice and clean. the staff is very friendly and helpful. never a dirty area, as they were always cleaning and picking up right away if something was on the floors. i will def. stay here again. we stayed on 2nd and 3rd floor, but prefer the 3rd floor only because it has the washer and dryer on that...

1Thank dagwoods
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2012 via mobile

Firstly upon check-in we were greated by a very friendly member of staff, and this great service remained throughout our stay. Whenever we rung the front desk to ask for anything (sea world opening hours, pool directions etc) they were always very happy to help. The property has some great features. The pool and spa are very clean in a...

1Thank Lithogal
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 3 December 2012

Nice hotel in decent area, free parking, continental breakfast (didn't try), free wi-fi. Room and bathrooms and lobby very clean. Easy access to freeway, was in town for golf and Charger game, overall good experience. Would recommend for $100.00 stay.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 16 September 2012

Hotel is very clean. Friendly staff. They also have decent breakfast. As the name suggests, the hotel is close to Sea World and Old Town San Diego (must visit by the way). The rates are reasonable. Just be careful backing out your car in the parking lot. The parking spaces are very tight since it is a small lot. When...

2Thank Sanjay E
Newport, South Wales,UK
Reviewed 7 September 2012

We stopped at this hotel for two nights to visit the Zoo and Sea World. We had a wonderful room, very clean and tidy. The staff were very helpful. Yes you may have trouble parking your car, we didn't during our time at the hotel. The fresh cookies in the afternoon were a nice touch, much appreciated by our 15...

1Thank JulieB50

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • 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: $171 - $369 (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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Holiday Inn Express Sea World Hotel San Diego
Holiday Inn Sea World
Holiday Inn San Diego
San Diego Holiday Inn
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“Ask for an even-numbered room. Odd numbers face the freeway.”
dcdude310, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't. Go somewhere else.”
Sunnycadreamer, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Definitely ask for a quiet room, i.e., not facing the street. Avoid room 328!”
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.”
carlg743, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Free underground parking.”
KellyO270, 22 May 2016 | Read review
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