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Worthington, Ohio
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

I was so looking forward to a leisure day at the pool but much to my dismay the pool was closed for the new tile/deck work being performed. I arrived after dark and the taxi driver had great difficulty finding the property as scaffolding covered the front of the property. Came in through the dark parking lot with no identifying... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

The new section of the hotel was built but not yet opened, so we stayed in the original section, and the rooms were very updated and really nice. Spacious and clean. The ONLY issue I had with our room (hence the 4 stars versus 5) were the shower had no door (designed that way) and water happens to get onto... More 

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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Beware!!!!!! Planned this trip in NOVEMBER for travel in June. Been traveling since 3am this morning. The hotel is COMPLETELY under construction. The previous posts say construction will be completed in May. The hotel informs us there are 30 rooms in the whole property that aren't under construction. This is absurd. The blanket has been pulled over our eyes. Disappointing... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear Lorimiller23, Thank you for writing a review about your recent stay with us. We work diligently to ensure our facilities are well maintained and we try our hardest to provide not just good value, but comfortable, clean and superior accommodations. The hotel had a scheduled renovation which started on March 2, 2016 until April 30, 2016. I am sorry... More 

Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

They are in the midst of a massive renovation. So, parking is way reduced and when you do park, you have to walk a 150 yards or so to your room. The rooms seem to be incomplete: no soap shelf in the shower; no drain cover in the shower floor; the light in the bathroom was positioned so close to... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear blumberg, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused by the renovation and for falling short of your expectations regarding our bathrooms and staff. Reviews like yours are very valuable as they enable us to target areas we need to improve on. Rest... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

I stayed in room 109, which is a suite with small kitchenette and living room, on a recent business trip. It was a corner location off La Jolla Blvd. and very central to my activities for the week. I was pleasantly surprised at how quiet it was, despite a few reviews talking about the construction. The receptionist Rali was professional... More 

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Torrance, California
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Stayed here with my 3 children (ages 5 -12) and I was pleased that the room was clean and the continental breakfast provided exceeded our expectations. Check in was a breeze and the gentleman who checked us in was very kind to me and my children (which is important to me) and their american girl dolls! LOL Breakfast was delicious!... More 

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Pasadena, California
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79 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We unexpectedly found ourselves needing a room in La Jolla. We called the Holiday Inn Express and received courteous and helpful treatment. We had an unusual suite that had windows on two courtyards. I would stay there again.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay when in La Jolla... Cozy rooms and a SUPER FRIENDLY Staff make your stay a great one. Just two blocks from the beach and in a convenient distance to shops and restaurants. If you're arriving late and do not want to go far - nearly next door is 'the Shack' - a sceny little reataurant with... More 

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Los Olivos, California
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2016

loved the sunset when we came at night and then on. the hotel was nice it is not luxury or fancy place never seen a holiday inn like this but it was nice so whatver but great beds and really clean room we liked it!

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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

So, this hotel is under construction which they didn't mention at the time of making a booking. The front desk told us that the workers were gone for the weekend so we don't need to worry about the noise, this was Saturday afternoon and once we got our room, what do you know the painters were painting the building near... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear Kat S, Thank you for posting a candid feedback from your recent stay with us. I was concerned to see that you were not impressed with our property due to the ongoing upgrades as well as with the bathroom condition, breakfast, and parking. I would like to apologize for any inconvenience these issues may have caused you during your... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express® La Jolla hotel, boasts an enviable locale in Southern California. Guests of the hotel can expect unmatched customer service to compliment the convenient location. Minutes from downtown La Jolla, the hotel's property is just two blocks from the beach and close to popular San Diego attractions.The hotel's guests enjoy visiting the area's beautiful beaches, including Wind-n-Sea Beach and Pacific Beach. Recreational activities abound in La Jolla Cove, known for exciting diving, snorkeling, swimming and kayaking. The hotel's location in the San Diego area makes attractions such as SeaWorld and the San Diego Zoo easily accessible.Perfectly suited for business and leisure, the hotel's amenities include free high-speed, wireless Internet access and a 24-hour Business Center. Guests appreciate being close to area businesses, including Qualcom and Scripps Hospital, as well as UC San Diego. The nearby Torrey Pines Golf Course is perfect for a round of golf with clients.Among hotels in the San Diego area, this La Jolla accommodation provides superior amenities for guests. Start your day off right at the free, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar, featuring our signature cinnamon rolls and 100% Arabica bean coffee. The outdoor pool is a great place to enjoy the California weather, and a Jacuzzi is perfect for relaxing. Plan your next Southern California vacation today! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express La Jolla

Address: 6705 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: RM587 - RM1,027 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express La Jolla 2.5*
Number of rooms: 57
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“Try and get a room around the pool. Avoid those overlooking La Jolla Boulevard.”
 of 5 bubbles JeffersonLondon, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Loved having a room by the pool. Not too loud and really convenient for my teenager.”
 of 5 bubbles kathywS4435GQ, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 104”
 of 5 bubbles 472shayem, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ASK THE FRONT OFFICE! They have pool rooms , suites for families, quiet rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles ImLucky222, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Away from La Jolla Blvd for quiet. Far from desk, breakfast area also.”
 of 5 bubbles blumberg, 7 May 2016 | Read review
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