Holiday Inn Express Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area

1661 Villa Cardiff Dr., Encinitas, CA 92007 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Beach Hotel in San Diego County
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Based on 301 guest reviews

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  • Includes an outdoor pool
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Saves 21.9%!
  • Access to gym on-site
  • 101 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Check out: 12:00 PM
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10

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Local Attractions

Legoland, Flower Fields of Carlsbad, Del Mar Fairgrounds, Torrey Pines State Beach & Golf Course, Quail Botanical Gardens, San Elijo Preserve & Campgrounds, Moonlight Beach, Solana Beach, and Pacific Coast Highway 101.

Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn Express Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area

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Overall Score5.0/ 5
Very clean. Front desk was helpful and upbeat.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
12-Mar-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Mar 07 to Fri Mar 08 2019 at a $83.33 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 301 guest reviews

Property Description

Hotel offers great value fo the budget conscious guest or business traveler and meeting planner. Incorpated into your rate whether you are an individual or a group is our full buffet breakfast with a variety of hot breakfast items. We also offer complimentary parking and Hi-speed internet in bo the meeting room and guest rooms. Our business center and fitness are also complimentary.The hotel went through a full renovation as it transferred over from a Comfort Inn to a Holiday Inn Express and was completed in November of 2008.I has still kept its California country charm! We're conveniently located off Interstate 5 exit 40 Birminham exit less than .05 miles from the beach in the beautiful seaside village of Cardiff By The Sea/Encinitas. Legoland is nine miles away, and we're central to the best San Diego beaches including Del Mar, Torrey Pines, Solana Beach, Moonlight Beach, Carlsbad State Beach and more and Palomar McClellen Airport. We're centrally located to all major attractions including Sea World, San Diego Zoo & Wild Animal Park, Disneyland, Universal Studios, and Knott's Berry Farm.An AARP/Senior friendly hotel and a family friendly environment. An ideal hotel for the business or government traveler as well, due to the close proximity of business parks and military installations.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2008
Floors: 2
Rooms: 101
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 101
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 525 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 3.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Pool Info: 8AM-11PM, plus Jacuzzi.
Policies / Expenses
30 Days in Advance
Nightly Parking: Free
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 10.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets Allowed, Daily fee of $25 ($100 MAX)

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

San Diego International/Lindburgh Field,25 miles

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Free. Full, deluxe breakfast.

About Holiday Inn Express

  • Free Express Start Breakfast Bar offering eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, and their signature cinnamon rolls just to name a few
  • Have their own 100% Arabica Smart Roast Coffee
  • Free high-speed internet service in every room
  • eHost Online Concierge Service where guests can learn about hotel amenities, major airlines nearby, up-to-date local weather and even car rental services
  • Perfect for the business traveler on the go, Holiday Inn Express offers 24/7 fax & photocopy services
  • Unlimited free local and toll-free calls

The Holiday Inn Express highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Comfort Inn Cardiff by The Sea, Comfort Inn Encinitas / Cardiff by The Sea, Holiday Inn Express North Coastal

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area.

Feel free to use the Holiday Inn Express Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Encinitas event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Conference room 30 x 20 x 11 525--/--31302030----/--40----
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Conference room

Client can cater in own food also we have AV equipment or client can bring their own AV.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
525 Sq. Mi
30 x 20 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning

FAQs about Holiday Inn Express Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Holiday Inn Express Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area have?

There are 101 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area?

Free. Full, deluxe breakfast.

Is there a gym at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. 8AM-11PM, plus Jacuzzi..


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