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Arizona
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Stayed here in August and overall it's a pretty good value. Excellent location just a block from the beach. I walked from the hotel with my chair and umbrella and it was a piece of cake. The beach there has more cliffs than sand but it's still very beautiful. The rooms are nice, there's a refrigerator and microwave. I had...

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San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I put my son's family in a 1 bedroom suite, It was nice and air conditioned, The pool was big and my grandchildren loved swimming there. Breakfast was amazing.Pancakes, eggs, bacon etc ,plus yogurt, fruit..... They loved this hotel!!!!! And it's just 2 blocks from our ocean. There is are goods restaurant, one next door and another across the street.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This was a very nice place to stay while we visited La Jolla and San Diego. The office and cleaning staff were very pleasant. The room was superb!!! This hotel has been recently updated and more rooms available soon if not already finished. The pool area was beautiful! My room had a kitchenette with mini refrigerator, microwave & Keurig coffee...

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Having stayed for five days at this hotel we would like to recommend it. The staff is friendly and help you with everything from genuinely good restaurant tips to an insider's local tips on nice vistas and other places of interest to see while being in la Jolla. Nice and relaxed atmosphere.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

So being that this was suppose to be a fun trip & La Jolla was my last stop on my California tour - I thought the last hotel would be the 1 that I would want to rest the most at... Not so much here... 1st day here we couldn't check into our room until almost 6pm... Even though check-in...

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

Dear Amber0521, Thank you for staying with us and providing us with your valuable feedback. I am happy to read that you have regarded our location to be nice, breakfast to be good and rooms to be clean. However, please accept our sincere apology for the rudeness of our staff and bathroom drain condition. I assure you that the feedback...

Sioux Falls
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This Holiday Inn Express would be a 5 star if not for the difficulty in finding it. Due to renovations the sign was absent causing us to drive by several times before we found the parking lot in the back. Our only complaint was a very loud air conditioner which hopefully will be replaced during the renovation. The staff was...

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Worthington, Ohio
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...

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Thank 53Susie
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...

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1Thank Ed K
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...

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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...

Colorado
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...

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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...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • 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: RM611 - RM1,261 (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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“Get a room around the pool. Seems to be quieter there.”
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