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    Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

    1661 Villa Cardiff Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1153
    011 65 800 852 6027
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    #1 of 2 hotels in Cardiff-by-the-Sea
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    Overview
    • Excellent40%
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    • Average13%
    • Poor6%
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    “front desk” (43 reviews)
    “san diego” (24 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 30 September 2017

    I haven't stayed at a Holiday Inn since I was a kid. Based on good reviews and the price point of just over $150 (not cheap, but not too expensive)I thought it would be a good spot to stop over just for some sleep on...More

    1  Thank tlcinsc
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 4 October 2017

    Dear tlcinsc, I am really sorry you had this experience while staying with us. Unfortunately, this is the one room in the hotel we are not pleased with, because of its position near the elevator or the air conditioning units. We hope that the next...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    I first stayed here 3 years ago (from a Hotwire booking) and I keep coming back. The hotel staff is great, the room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast is excellent, and the location is perfect for enjoying the coast. The small Mexican restaurant next...More

    Thank mountain820
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 29 September 2017

    Dear mountain820, Thanks for showing all your invaluable loyality! We love taking care of you and can't wait to see you again! Best, AWN, GM

    Reviewed 14 September 2017

    Stayed here while making our way to Anaheim. We booked thru Orbitz and for California, the price was fantastic. We especially appreciated the free breakfast after a long day of travel. We have not stayed at a Holiday Inn Express in ages and although it...More

    Thank Rustymacarthur
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 29 September 2017

    Hi Rustymacarthur, Thank you for the kind review. We are glad we could be a nice stopover during your recent trip. We look forward to seeing you again in the future! Best, AWN, GM

    Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

    The rooms are a good size, beds are ok. BUT THE CARPET IS SOOOOO DIRTY!!!! Paid over $500 for two nights but what a rip off for a dirty room. We had to change a room, but it still wasn't clean. Kids had to stay...More

    1  Thank sbvera
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 5 September 2017

    Dear sbvera, I am sorry about the condition of the carpet. Coming out of the summer season is always challenging, as our daily occupancy really puts a toll on the guest room carpets. Please be rest assured we have begun a deep cleaning carpet program...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    A pretty nice hotel in a residential area. Close to a couple of gas stations and a taco joint that's open pretty late. Parking can be a hassle if you return late at night as I did. The hotel room was adequate and pretty clean....More

    Thank Irvan S
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach AreaResponded 24 August 2017

    Hi Irvan S, Thank you for the great review! Our breakfast area does get pretty busy during these summer months and we very much appreciate your patience. We hope to see you again the next time your travels bring you back to Encinitas. Best, Andrew...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$97 - US$216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 101
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    • Cardiff-by-the-Sea
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    knmexico
    3 September 2017|
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    Response from SoCalSydney1362 | Reviewed this property |
    Not in room , but they do offer a safety deposit box via front desk. Hope this helps
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    25 April 2017|
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    Response from DebbieY58 | Reviewed this property |
    We did not use one - as we rented a cat
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