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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...

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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...

Salt Lake City, Utah
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...

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Torrance, California
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!...

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Pasadena, California
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
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...

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Los Olivos, California
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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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...

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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...

Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 11 March 2016

1. The hotel was under construction. The least they could have done is notify guests; a discount for the inconvenience would have been a good business move. 2. Although it said "pets accepted" on the website, I did not see the fee. I expect a fee, but I think $75 exorbitant - I've never paid that much in the finest...

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

DearRobert L, As an IHG Rewards Club Member we truly value your feedback. We understand and apologize for the inconvenience created by construction. We are currently working to make enhances to deliver a more comfortable stay for all our guests. Please contact me and I will see to it that you are awarded IHG Reward Club points for this visit....

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We could easily walk the coastline from the location. The hotel is a little older but still very nice. They are in the process of adding on a sizable addition. What stands out the most is the amazing customer service. The front desk person really makes you feel welcome. Pool is good. Hot tub not the hottest but nothing to...

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

Dear Mark, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for sharing your experience. We are delighted that you enjoyed our location, service and amenities. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to San Diego. Best regards, Larry Clark General Manager

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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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  • Suites
  • 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
  • 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: $197 - $405 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles newyorker1953, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
“if you do not have to stay in la jolla you'll save $$$$”
 of 5 bubbles BoyntonBeachSteve, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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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