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Glendora, California
Reviewed 3 May 2012

This is an excellent location if you're thinking about visiting Sea World. Downtown district is a mere 5 min drive but just across from this hotel are a couple of great restaurants as well. The room was exceptionally clean, new furnitures, clean bathroom and great staff. There is a 24 hour fitness and an outside pool. Breakfast was served on...

2Thank alincali
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 2 May 2012

We arrived to San Diego and walked in to Holiday Inn express with no reservations. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The room were very nice and clean! The beds were very comfortable and the location is perfect, near Sea world! The breakfats was delicious. Overall we were very happy with our stay. I will definetliy come back to...

1Thank Glendy22
Warwick, Rhode Island
Reviewed 23 April 2012

You could not ask for a more conveniant location. Seaworld is literally right down the street. The ocean is a five minute drive from the hotel. Old Town San Diego less than ten minutes. The highway to get downtown has an on ramp next to the hotel. As far as the hotel goes; I've stayed at many HIE and this...

3Thank Joe M
Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 26 March 2012

Holiday Inn always provides good service. The rooms are basically all the same with the usual reliable amenities,service and great showers. This property is very close to Seaworld and was our first choice, so we were delighted when there was a vacancy.After dark was a bit scary as we encountered several homeless persons just crossing the road to go to...

1Thank gidget_8
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 6 March 2012

Great hotel with super friendly and knowledgeable staff. We came for the Audubon Bird Festival. We did not want to hassle with a car rental and hotel staff helped with transportation options (taxi, public transport, maps, suggested routes) so we could get to the festival and to downtown. Really easy!!! There is a bus stop right on the corner with...

5Thank birdl0ver
Rocklin, California
Reviewed 29 February 2012

The hotel staff was very nice! Hotel in very close to Sea World and Golf courses. Hotel Breakfast is good the breakfast room is rather small. Denny's is right across the street.

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Edmonton, AB/Canada
Reviewed 28 February 2012

The hotel was a little difficult to find even with a GPS. If you don't take the turn immediately you will end up on the freeway and waste an abundance of time. Don't let the exterior of the building fool you.l As you enter the building you are greeted very friendly by the front desk. The reception area is tasteful,...

5Thank trav2go
IHGCare, IHGCare at Holiday Inn Express Sea World, responded to this review

Dear DaisyMae, Thank you for your review and being so detailed in the good, the bad and the very good! Whilst I am pleased with the good and the really good comments, I truly thank you for bringing the back door concern to our attention as this gives us the opportunity of improving what we already do. We will address...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Great value for money near Sea World. Service was impecable at check-in and check-out. Very nice with many inclusions such as wifi, breakfast, parking. I wish more hotels were that clean and easy to deal with. Expect a stampede near the breakfast bar in the morning with very small tables to eat but for the breakfast was decent and food...

1Thank Felix_lechat
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 7 February 2012

Just returned from a 6-night stay here and we were thoroughly impressed with our 2 queen, 1 sofabed room. Great space, newly renovated rooms, floors, and lobbies, and enough space for the 5 of us comfortably in our room. We enjoyed the full breakfast daily and felt the staff couldn't have been nicer and more than accommodating. Even one day...

5Thank Jen C
Reviewed 3 February 2012

This is a wonderful Holiday Inn Express that had just been renovated throughout the hotel, so everything was fresh and attractive. The location was ideal with easy access to two major highways: I-8 & I-5., which was important so we easily could get around the city. It also is very close to Sea World. The front desk team, especially the...

4Thank lily1646

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld Hotel is conveniently located only minutes away from the San Diego Zoo, San Diego SeaWorld, downtown San Diego, San Diego Old Town and the San Diego Waterfront.The Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld is also only a few minutes drive from the San Diego Airport, and close to many local companies like Lockheed Martin, CSC, SAIC, CACI, EDS, and SPAWAR. Hotel features include complimentary hot full breakfast buffet, free local phone calls, and free high-speed wireless Internet. Visit beautiful San Diego and Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego-SeaWorld Area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Sea World

Address: 3950 Jupiter St., San Diego, CA 92110
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $157 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Sea World 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Holiday Inn Express Sea World Hotel San Diego
Holiday Inn Sea World
Holiday Inn San Diego
San Diego Holiday Inn
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“Definitely ask for a quiet room, i.e., not facing the street. Avoid room 328!”
 of 5 bubbles 101DIANEW, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“get a room away from the elevators, a lot of kids going up and down making a lot of noise.”
 of 5 bubbles carlg743, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Free underground parking.”
 of 5 bubbles KellyO270, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from rooms near the end by the Pet Boarding/Grooming business unless you like to hear the sound of dogs barking continuously.”
 of 5 bubbles MagicalTravelEars, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms are very clean/ Staff are always smiling, helpful.”
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