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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here with IHG points but going rate was about $160 a night which I would consider a little high, but this is a more expensive part of the country. I think 3 things are critical to hotel stays - Location, Sleep, and Shower. LOCATION: 5/5 Close to the highway, right next to some nice dining options, and a 5-minute...

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HinnExpress, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Karen Chavez

Toronto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was close to our meeting place in Solana, the area is pricey for hotels in general, and this hotel was reasonable and comfortable. They have a breakfast that is included. It does need some updating, however for the price and the service level for the staff, it was a good value.

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HinnExpress, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Karen Chavez

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was grateful to have only spent one night here (2/6/17) and i didn't sleep at all until I put ear plugs in. The walls are paper thin and so are the ceilings. I could here the people above me and to the sides of me all night. The pictures posted on the HI website are even close to what you...

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HinnExpress, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit at our hotel and please accept our sincerest apologies for the disturbance you have experienced during your stay due to the room conditions. Rest assured that these issues will be looked into. We value your comments and welcome the opportunity to serve you again. Sincerely, Karen Chavez

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 4 days while on work for the Farmer's Insurance Open (PGA tour) at nearby Torrey Pines golf course. The location was central to my needs and the stretch of Hwy 101 heading north for the next 5 miles to Encinitas provided a steady trove of interesting sleepy and quaint restaurants, shops an services. I drove that...

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HinnExpress, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. We appreciate your loyalty as an Gold Elite IHG® Rewards Club member. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. A positive guest experience is something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Karen Chavez

Scottsdale, AZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to visit relatives in the San Diego area for Thanksgiving and chose this place for its proximity to the beach. Since we were traveling with 2 children, after booking the reservation, I called the hotel directly several times to confirm that we would be given a room with 2 queen beds, so that our boys would be comfortable...

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HinnExpress, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit at our hotel and please accept our sincerest apologies for the disturbance you have experienced during your stay. Rest assured that these issues will be looked into. We value your comments and welcome the opportunity to serve you again. Sincerely, Karen Chavez

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our second visit to this property. We were upgraded to a larger room suite and it was great for a family of three. The Location Absolutely wonderful, just across the street from the beach stairway. Walking distance to several shops and restaurants as well. The Hotel They are renovating this property, so there's some construction going on....

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We are delighted to hear that the complimentary upgrade was perfect for your stay needs along with our amenities. We hope to see you back soon for yet another memorable stay.

Queensland
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I chose this hotel because of the location to friends living close by. It wouldn't be my first choice as I'd prefer to be closer to San Diego but for this visit it was ideal. It was pretty perfect in every way. Was upgraded to a suite due to IHG status which was not expected. Room was great, better than...

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted to hear that our hotel was the perfect place for your visit with friends. We are glad to hear that our staff delivered great service throughout your stay. We try to upgrade our IHG members whenever possible and we are happy to hear you liked your room. It sounds like...

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Everything about this hotel was great. It is close to the beach, has nice rooms. easy parking, and great hot breakfasts. One of the better values if staying by the beach just north of San Diego. I was there for a meeting and would stay there again if on a vacation. The only complaint I would have is that the...

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Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This place is perfectly located on pch between Del Mar and Solana Beach. You can walk to great restaurants, beer pubs and you are steps to a great beach. The hotel was clean and very accommodating. We had a private balcony and received warm homemade cookies every evening. There is a breakfast area, a pool and a spa. Definitely the...

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. It is great to hear that our hotel's location and accommodations met all your needs. It also sounds like you took advantage took advantage of all the amenities we offer plus everything in the surrounding area. Our little town does have many activities to keep you busy...

So Cal
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This hotel was easy to find, easy access and check-in. It is small and next to City Hall. Love the way the second floor is the main floor with pool, breakfast room, ice and vending, and stairs to the beach. There is an elevator. Clean, nice enough rooms and good location for things in the area. I paid $76 for...

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HinnExpress, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We are happy to hear that you really liked our hotel's location, layout, accommodations and its amenities. We work extremely hard to provide our guests with everything they might need for a stress free stay. From comfortable accommodations, to a good breakfast, to a relaxing location to unwind at the end of...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Solana Beach, Del Mar is perfect for every aspect a guest would stay for! It's a beautiful city with access to almost anything you are may be looking you. Its well known for its beach, where you can relax or take a nice jog, which is just walking distance from the hotel. There are many local attractions that aren't far: Legoland, Sea World, San Diego Zoo, and many more. Not only is the city itself a beautiful location, but The Holiday Inn Express & Suites offers 80 spacious rooms. Each room features a private balcony, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, iron, ironing board, hair dryer and many more attributes! To make your stay even better, we offer complimentary breakfast, and a relaxing Pool and Jacuzzi. Efficiency is key to many guests, we have free Wi-Fi and many delicious restaurants that are close as a block away. If you are coming for business, relaxation, excitement or just for simple fun, we are here to make this stay special. Our friendly staff will always be happy to help to make your stay unique and memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar

Address: 621 South Hwy 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075
Region: United States > California > Solana Beach
Price Range: $160 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach/Del Mar Hotel Solana Beach
Holiday Inn Solana Beach
Solana Beach Holiday Inn
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“Ask for a room on higher floors near the back to get away from the traffic in the front. Near a boulevard.”
 of 5 bubbles 452RobertG452, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms higher up and farther toward the rear of the hotel are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Javen44, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid handicap-accessible rooms for a better experience.”
 of 5 bubbles PickyBizTraveler, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with balconies are a good choice.”
 of 5 bubbles RENOTED, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles CaribbeanJo, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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