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Downtown San Diego stay
Within a 10-minute walk of this Downtown San Diego hotel, you'll find Balboa Park and San Diego City College. Petco Park and Maritime Museum of San Diego are also within 2 miles (3 km).
Free shuttle, breakfast
This hotel features an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and free airport shuttle. Enjoy the free buffet breakfast each morning.
Free WiFi, comfy beds
Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 148 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Pillowtop beds, free local calls, and hair dryers are also available.
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown ratings based on 17 Verified Reviews
Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown
Apr 1, 2019 by Jayson
Thank you for your feedback
Nice. No hassles.
Jul 14, 2018 by Ana N. Guest Service Supervisor
Good afternoon Vic, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel, we appreciate all feedback. We are sorry about our parking garage we do know that it is a tight space. We do hope you visit us again. Best regards, Ana Navarro / Guest Service Supervisor
Apr 23, 2018 by Ana N. Guest Service Supervisor
Good evening, Thank you for reviewing our hotel, we appreciate all the great feedback. I agree with you, our hotel is centrally located near many great attractions. Hope you visit us soon! Best regards, Ana Navarro / Guest Service Supervisor
Great hotel in downtown San Diego
Dec 27, 2017 by Angelica
Thank you for your review of your stay at tHe Holiday INn Express San Diego Down town. I am happy that we were able to enhance your vacation.
Dec 19, 2017 by Angelica
Thank you for your review of you stay. We are happy that you we were able to change you initial impression of the hotel. We are just completing renovations We look forward to hosting you your next trip to San Diego.
Nice for the price.
Dec 7, 2017 by Hotel Supervisor
On behalf of the staff we thank you for the great feedback !
An excellent flight/hotel deal.
Dec 6, 2017 by Hotel Supervisor
We appreciate you taking the time for letting us know how your stay went. We are expecting to have our new elevator by the beginning of next year ! All our rooms have been renovated and have been available since June this year. If you come back to visit please ask about our free downtown shuttle !
May 16, 2017 by Angelica
Thank you for writing a review. Your compliments encourage us to keep delivering genuine hospitality and services to our guests.
Not Good Value for Money
Jul 18, 2016 by Hotel Staff
Thank you for choosing us!
Close to Gaslamp district,
Jan 8, 2016 by Hotel Staff
Thank you for taking the time to respond to a Travelocity review about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown. We are so glad that you were able to take part in so many of the complimentary hotel amenities. We are excited about our total hotel renovation. The bathrooms will be resigned and updated. and the new rooms will have larger refrigerators and a microwave. We will be happy to welcome you back to see all the improvements we are making. Thank you for choosing us!
About the Holiday Inn Express San Diego DowntownLocation 1430 7th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A business center and a meeting room are available. Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free manager's reception. Event space at this hotel measures 1320 square feet (123 square meters). A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available on request). A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown. Parking is available for a fee. This San Diego hotel is smoke free.
- 148 guestrooms or units
- 3 levels
- 1320 sq ft of conference space
- 123 sq m of conference space
- Breakfast available (free)
- Manager's reception (free)
- Business facilities
- 1 conference room
- Dry cleaning
- Self-service laundry
- Front desk (24 hours)
- Express check-out
- Staff is multilingual
- Storage area for luggage
- Tour and ticket information
- Beauty salon
- Newspapers in lobby (free)
- Smoking in designated areas
- No smoking on site
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Property
- Outdoor pool
- Free WiFi
- Laundry facilities
- Microwave (on request)
- Free cribs/infant beds
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge)
- Airport: San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) (4.7 km / 2.9 mi)
- Train station: San Diego Santa Fe Depot (1.5 km / 1 mi)
- Metro station: 5th Avenue Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
- Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
- Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown offers 148 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and microwaves can be requested.
- Pillowtop beds
- Flat-screen television
- Cable channels
- Premium channels
- Microwave available
- Coffee maker
- Shower and tub combination
- Cribs (free)
- Housekeeping (daily)
- Local calls (free)
- Hair dryer
- Toiletries (free)
- Iron and ironing board
- Air conditioning
- Ensuite bathroom
- Connecting rooms available
Food & Drink
Guests are served free hot/cold buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM. The hotel hosts a free manager's reception on select days.
Cocina 35 - This family restaurant specializes in Mexican cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
- Check-in time starts at 3 PM
- Check-in time ends at 1 AM
Special check-in instructions:
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 6 AM to 9:00 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.
Airport shuttle service is offered on request from 6 AM to 9:00 PM. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.
- Check-out by 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- No pets allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.
Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
- Debit cards not accepted
- No rollaway/extra beds available
- Parking height restrictions apply
The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Self parking fee: USD 21.00 per day (in/out privileges)
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.
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You should know
- Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.