Directly off Interstate 8, Holiday Inn Express San Diego is conveniently located near SeaWorld. This California hotel offers a free daily hot breakfast buffet with automatic pancake maker. Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld Area features on-site laundry facilities. After a busy day, guests can use the hotel's free high-speed wireless Internet access or work in the business center. Points of interest such as Downtown San Diego and Old Town are only a short drive from the SeaWorld area Holiday Inn. Guests can also easily explore the San Diego Zoo or the scenic San Diego Waterfront.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

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Holiday Inn Express
Hotel chain/brand
Holiday Inn Express

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.1)

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 full bed
1 sofa bed
and
2 queen beds
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.0
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
8.9
Comfort
8.9
Value for money
8.4
Location
8.1
Free Wifi
7.8
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Tara
    United States of America United States of America
    Convenient location for our needs, very friendly staff, very clean, and appreciated the available parking garage.
  • Monica
    United States of America United States of America
    This is a great location. It is waking distance to the Sports Arena and close to night life locations and beach.
  • Khadija
    United States of America United States of America
    How accommodations were made as we arrived for my grandmother. The staff are very nice and friendly and everything was very clean.

Hotel area info

Amenities of Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Sea World Area, an IHG Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
Internet
Wifi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Auditory guidance
  • Visual aids (tactile signs)
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Filipino

Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules

Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Sea World Area, an IHG Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 100 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Extra bed upon request
$10 per child, per night
Crib upon request
Free
4+ years
Extra bed upon request
$10 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Cash is not accepted Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Sea World Area, an IHG Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

A damage deposit of $100 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Sea World Area, an IHG Hotel

  • Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Sea World Area, an IHG Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Swimming pool
    • Fitness

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Sea World Area, an IHG Hotel on this page.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Sea World Area, an IHG Hotel is 4.3 miles from the center of San Diego. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Sea World Area, an IHG Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double

  • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Sea World Area, an IHG Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Sea World Area, an IHG Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.