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Waterdown, Canada
Reviewed 1 November 2012

Overall it was a pleasant experience. We spent three days in La Jolla and this was our resting place. Just a few minutes from the beach made it's location perfect for the family. Other comments about this hotel are pretty accurate. Very pleasant staff, lots of parking, but rooms in the front were noisy and not ideal to the average...

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Larry C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience during your recent visit to the Holiday Inn Express La Jolla. We appreciate and value your comments and work hard to try to meet and exceed guest expectations. We hope to see you during your next visit to San Diego. Best regards, Larry Clark

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 12 October 2012

This Holiday Inn is really nice, its well located near la jolla beach. The rooms are big, clean and with lcd 32" . The breakfast is nice, hot and cold stuff. The staff is nice too. If you are not for business and don't feel like to wake up early, try to ask for the rooms in the back, the...

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Larry C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation. We appreciate your business and are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Best regards, Larry Clark

California
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in La Jolla for the weekend. Our plane arrived early in the morning so I stopped by the hotel to see if we could get an early checkin. The woman running the front desk was great. She told us she would get us a clean room as soon as possible and she did! The...

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Larry C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. We're happy you were pleased with your stay. Our front desk and housekeeping staff does amazing work. Accommodating guest requests is one of our top priorities and we get a lot of positive feedback about that. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards,...

ca
Reviewed 28 August 2012

LOCATION LOCATIONLOCATION, Best part of this hotel is 1. Location 2. Continental Breakfast 3. Crew. The TV remote control doesn't work. The Bed was too soft, gave me neck pain. No bath tub, thin towels. No fitness room

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Larry C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Hotel during your recent visit. We are happy you enjoyed our Staff, Breakfast and wonderful Location. I am very sorry that the remote did not work and that you felt the bed and towels were inadequate and that we failed to notice them before you arrived. I hope there was no delay...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 August 2012

It's hard to believe that we stayed at the same Holiday Inn Express mentioned in the previous review. We stayed 6 nights in 2 double bedded rooms, August 8-14, 2012. This very quaint and quiet hotel is very reminiscent of Southern California resort stays of an eariler time. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. Our rooms were along...

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Larry C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent visit and for taking the time to share your experience. Your review portrays exactly what we attempt to provide every day. We are happy that it all came together and you were able to relax, be yourself, and enjoy your 6 nights with us. We look forward to seeing...

Weimar, California
Reviewed 16 August 2012

Pleasantly surprised. As my wife said, "it's such a cute and quaint hotel", which in-fact it was. Great location, not far from beaches and just across the street from a fabulous Mexican Restaurant. The staff could not do enough for us if we needed anything. Breakfast was ok, what you would normally expect from a Holiday Express but the coffee...

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Larry C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the kind words about your experience. I am so glad that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Larry Clark

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 13 August 2012

We just got back from 3 nights in this hotel. It is in a great spot- you can walk to the beach and has a nice pool, and is a great price, but I wouldn't stay here again. The first room we got was next to a vending machine, laundry room, ice maker and parking lot and literally was the...

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Larry C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express La Jolla and for taking the time to share your experience. We are delighted that you enjoyed our value, beach location and pool. I apologize for your difficulty with the electricity in room 256. This is the first time that I have heard about this problem and will be sure to have...

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2012

An independently owned Holiday Inn Express so not a standard HI but much nicer. Great location and good facilities including lovely pool area. Great hot breakfast (although the pancake machine was broken for the three days we were there which was a shame). Service was helpful but a bit slow at times - there was only ever one person on...

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Larry C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla, responded to this review

Hi EKG, Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express La Jolla during your recent visit. We are also grateful that you took the time to share your experience. We are glad you enjoyed the location, facilities accommodations, and helpful service. Please accept my apology for the delay at reception and for our pancake machine failure. We have repaired the...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Hi we have just travelled around USA and our final destination was this hotel. It really lives up to its reputation. Great location, great facilities including a lovely pool and hot breakfast included. Rooms are quite, include microwave fridge tea coffee making facilities and are very well decorated and furnished. We stayed here for 5 days and would give this...

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Larry C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla, responded to this review

Hi Patsy, Thank you for staying with us during your holiday and for taking the time to share your experience. We are all very happy that you enjoyed the accommodations, facilities, location and that you were able to relax and be yourself at your final destination. I know we are just a bit too far away to drive in for...

Lakewood, CA
Reviewed 23 July 2012

I booked this hotel as the "coastal under $100 option" on a travel website where all you are shown is the price of the hotel until you book. I think the price was $85 per night. We stayed here overnight in February, 2012 and were very happy with our stay. We have two children ages 6, and 2. We had...

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Larry C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express La Jolla, responded to this review

Hi Annie, Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express La Jolla during your visit in February and for taking the time to share your experience. Please accept my apology for the uncomfortable pillows. I am sorry we missed it before you experienced it. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to San Diego. Larry

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: RM622 - RM1,279 (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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“I don't think you want to be on the "ocean side" that puts you next to a very busy street.”
 of 5 bubbles MannyLiestold, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
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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.”
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