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Topeka, Kansas
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is an older hotel and starting to show it's age. The hotel was clean, but my room had a musty smell to it for both nights I was there. This hotel is close to the downtown area and near the bay. At $150 per night this hotel was about $100 cheaper than others in the same area.

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North Andover
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a convenient location to the airport and perhaps the local Seaworld as well. Our room was too small for the bed in that room. Being close to a busy street also meant a lot of noise. Staff was helpful. Limited choice for vegetarians for breakfast.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this hotel was perfect especially the staff! Savannah went above and beyond numerous times to make our stay the most pleasant ever! She gave perfect recommendations for things to do locally, restaurants, etc. My son took to her immediately, and even made a point to tell her goodbye before we had to leave! Ana was also very helpful... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are OK. Clean and average. A mini fridge, ice bucket, microwave and low watt hair dryer all there for you. I will give it to them that the air conditioner worked well as we happened to be there during a record breaking heat wave. They use a cleaning product that was not pleasing to me in the least.... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear laura c, Thank you for choosing us and for sharing your experience. I am delighted to hear that you found our rooms clean and that breakfast was dine. However, it is unfortunate that you did not fully enjoy your stay due to the cleaning agent the housekeeping services are using. Please accept our sincerest apologies for any inconveniences you... More 

Williamston, Michigan
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123 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as our son was graduating from MCRD and this hotel was one of the ones listed in a suggested list that all the recruits send home to their families. We booked through the SATO number on the list (they were very helpful in looking at all the options) and were able to get a discounted price. There... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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35 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was nice, clean, and had great staff. We had a discount and thought rate was good. It is very close to everything including Mission Beach, malls and most activities such as Sea World. They do not have a shuttle and should get one. Rooms are very nice. Pillows and beds are great. Breakfast is great and complete. WIFI... More 

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear handymantulsa, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing your stay at our hotel. We are so touched to hear that our hotel was “nice, clean, and had great staff.” Our staff holds guest service in the highest regard and are touched that you took notice. As you mentioned, we are very close to San Diego’s finest attractions and... More 

Whittier, California
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has easy access to the freeway and is located bay area. The rooms were very comfortable and clean. Close to tourist attractions; Sea World, boating, beaches, etc. We were there on business and found that the breakfast was very good and convenient for a quick get away in the morning. Will stay there again.

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1 Thank kapota
General M, Owner at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear kapota, Thank you for taking the time and sharing your experience with us. We are so thrilled to hear that our rooms were “very comfortable and clean.” We thrive to work hard in providing a well-maintained property as well as making all of our guest feel at home and are glad we were able to accomplish just that. As... More 

Lorimor, Iowa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean room and great service in all locations of the hotel. A gentleman name Jose behind the check in counter was excellent during the 3 days we stayed there. The shuttle service was amazing, with very friendly drivers. Could not be happier with our stay!

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear kmfmonty, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing your stay at our hotel. We are ecstatic to hear that your room was “very clean” and that we provided you with “great service.” We take pride in providing our guest with excellent guest service and are happy to know we accomplished just that. Again, thank you for sharing your... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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285 reviews
81 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is not a new or near new Holiday Inn Express but rather an older hotel with small but renovated rooms that is keenly priced. Parking is tight on weekends when the hotel is heavily booked. A convenient store across the street was handy. Cleanliness about B-. But the staff were great. Manager Juan chatted with guests in the breakfast... More 

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear ozeeboy, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We’re happy to hear that our hotel suited your needs. Our staff holds guest service in the highest regard and we’re pleased to know that you took notice. Again, thank you for reviewing our hotel. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again in... More 

Boise, Idaho
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was a great place to stay! The location was excellent in being close to everywhere we wanted to go (zoo and seaworld). The staff was also super friendly. The housekeeping staff was amazing! They were very friendly and helpful to get us what we needed.When we got to our room we had a welcome card from the lady who... More 

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, responded to this review

Dear weezer06, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our hotel and that it suited your needs. Our proximity to local attractions is one of our biggest attributes and we’re pleased to know that it was of convenience for you. Also, thank you for highlighting our... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area

Address: 4540 Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: RM424 - RM920 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area 2.5*
Number of rooms: 116
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area Hotel San Diego
Comfort Inn San Diego
San Diego Comfort Inn
San Diego Days Inn
Days Inn Mission Bay
Days Inn San Diego
San Diego Day Inn Mission Bay
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“Limited breakfast choices for vegetarians”
 of 5 bubbles Kaashee, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles handymantulsa, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quite floors even in the busy old town area of San Diago”
 of 5 bubbles kmfmonty, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book directly through HIE.”
 of 5 bubbles ozeeboy, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were on the court yard side....traffic noise and pool people noise. Back side would probably be quieter. Be we still enjoyed out stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 301francess, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
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