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4.1 out of 5

"The staff was the best!! They allowed us to use the breakfast are to feed our team in the evenings! They were super friendly and helpful! " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 10 Mar 2020

Hotel Description

Hotel near Del Mar Fairgrounds in Solana Beach

Close to the beach

You'll find Del Mar Fairgrounds and Del Mar Beach within 2 miles (3 km) of this Solana Beach hotel. Also, Belly Up is within half a mile (1 km) and Del Mar Racetrack is within 2 miles (3 km).

Free breakfast

This hotel features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Business travelers can take advantage of the business center. Enjoy the spa tub and free buffet breakfast.

Free WiFi, balconies

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 80 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Balconies, coffee/tea makers, and free weekday newspapers are also available.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Balcony

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar ratings based on 17 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar

Everyone (14) Family (2)
5 out of 5
The staff was the best!! They allowed us to use the breakfast are to feed our team in the evenings! They were super friendly and helpful!

Posted by on Mar 10, 2020

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Mar 19, 2020 by Fabricio Hidalgo

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at Holiday Inn Express SOLANA BEACH-DEL MAR. Please know that your feedback is extremely valuable to us. We use feedback, such as yours, to continuously make changes to our brand to improve the guest experience. We hope that you will give us the opportunity to serve you again in the future. Again, thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Express!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 7, 2020

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Jan 23, 2020 by Fabricio Hidalgo

Thanks!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Dec 27, 2019

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Jan 23, 2020 by Fabricio Hidalgo

Thank you!

5 out of 5
Location clean convenient to beach. Price. .

Posted by on Nov 16, 2019

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Nov 23, 2019 by Fabricio Hidalgo

Thank you!

4 out of 5
It was close to beach, loved that. Price was good, as well.

Posted by on Oct 7, 2019

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Oct 10, 2019 by Fabricio Hidalgo

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at Holiday Inn Express SOLANA BEACH-DEL MAR. Please know that your feedback is extremely valuable to us. We use feedback, such as yours, to continuously make changes to our brand to improve the guest experience. We hope that you will give us the opportunity to serve you again in the future. Again, thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Express!

4 out of 5
Not enough water pressure/flow in the shower. Came to clean room too late (4:00pm)

Posted by on Sep 29, 2019

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Sep 30, 2019 by Fabricio Hidalgo

Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Express and for taking the time to provide feedback about your experience at Holiday Inn Express SOLANA BEACH-DEL MAR. I would like to start by apologizing to you for not meeting your expectations. We strive to make each stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible, and we will use your comments to coach our team in order to provide a better experience in the future. I hope you will give us a chance by staying with us again to show you that your unsatisfactory stay was an exception. Again, thank you for sharing your comments!

4 out of 5
Clean, comfortable in a good location by the beach & fair ground

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019

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Jun 30, 2019 by Andi c.

We are so glad to hear how much you enjoyed our close proximity to the beach and fairgrounds!

4 out of 5

Posted by on May 20, 2019

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Jun 2, 2019 by Fabricio Hidalgo

Thank you!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 30, 2019

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May 7, 2019 by Fabricio Hidalgo

Thank you!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019

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Apr 8, 2019 by Fabricio Hidalgo

Thank you!

About the Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar

Location 621 S Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)

Property Features

Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar offers its guests an outdoor pool, a children's pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. A business center and a meeting room are available. Free breakfast is available. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar. Parking is available for a fee. This Solana Beach hotel is smoke free.

  • 80 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) (35 km / 21.8 mi)
  • Train station: Solana Beach Station (1.2 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar offers 80 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. 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 complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Private balcony
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

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

  • Golfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be 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. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Clean Promise (IHG) guidelines.The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 11.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.