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Get an overview of this hotelShuttle service 3 miles from San Diego Airport

With a stay at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport - Old Town in San Diego (Old Town), you'll be convenient to Heritage Park and University of San Diego.

This hotel is close to Seaworld and San Diego Zoo.

Make yourself at home in one of the 123 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

A complimentary buffet breakfast is included.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary limited hours.

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport - Old Town

1955 San Diego Ave San Diego CA 92110

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport Old Town is situated a half-mile from Old Town and within 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) of San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter.

Complimentary amenities include scheduled airport shuttle service, daily buffet breakfast, and wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. A courtyard houses an outdoor splash pool and spa tub, and a fitness center provides cardiovascular and strength-training equipment. Complimentary high-speed Internet access is available in a small business center. Snacks, beverages, and sundries are sold in a 24-hour lobby market. Self-parking is complimentary. Disabled-accessible facilities and guestrooms are available.

  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 123 
  • Express check-in 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Long-term parking (surcharge), Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Cable TV service 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is provided each morning.

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Café Coyote

Casa De Reyes

Casa Guadalajara


El Agave Tequileria

Nearby Things to Do

Guests enjoy a small outdoor splash pool and spa tub located in the center courtyard of the hotel. A fitness center provides a treadmill, stationary bike, stair machine, and Universal gym.

Within five miles of the hotel, the Embarcadero recreation area has jogging trails and bike, boat, and kayak rentals. Four miles away, the 1,200-acre Balboa Park has two golf courses and a driving range, 13 museums, and the San Diego Zoo. Surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, and other water activities are available at local beaches and Mission Bay Aquatic Park, 4.5 miles from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Hotel Name

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel San Diego Airport Town Old
  • Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport Old Town
  • Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport - Old Town Hotel San Diego
  • Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport Old Town Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel

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