Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld Area, an IHG Hotel

3950 Jupiter St., San Diego, CA 92110 United States (USA) near Exit 2b on I-8 (~1.0mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Property
32.756042-117.220400
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4.0/5

Based on 924 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 70 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Hotel has 2 suites
  • Check-in time: 3:00 pm
  • Group booking rating of 7.1/10

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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Accessible Mobility Tub
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Standard 310 Square Foot Room
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Suite Sofa Bed 655 Square Foot Suite
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds with Pull Out Sofa Bed
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Check Rates2 Queen Standard Comm Mobility Accessible Roll Shower
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Check Rates2 Queen Standard Comm Mobility Accessible Tub 360 Square Foot Room
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Check Rates2 Queen Standard Communications Mobility Accessible Bathtub
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Check Rates2 Queen Stndrd Comm Mobility Accessible Roll Shower
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Check Rates2 Queen Stndrd Comm Mobility Accessible Roll Shower 360 Square Foot Room
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Check Rates2 Queen Stndrd Comm Mobility Accessible Roll Shower Idu15
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Check Rates2 Queen Stndrd Comm Mobility Accessible Roll Shower Iwu40
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Check RatesAdvance Saver 2 Queen Beds Standard 310 Square Foot Room
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Check RatesAdvance Saver 2 Queen Beds Standard Sofa Bed 360 Square Foot Room
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Check RatesAdvance Saver 2 Queen Beds Suite Sofa Bed 655 Square Foot Suite
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Check RatesAdvance Saver 2 Queen Standard Comm Mobility Accessible Tub 360 Square Foot Room
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Check RatesAdvance Saver 2 Queen Stndrd Comm Mobility Accessible Roll Shower 360 Square Foot Room
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Check RatesAdvance Saver Standard Room When You Arrive At The Hotel We Will Do Our Best To Meet Your Room
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Check RatesQueen Room with 2 Queen Beds and Sofa Bed
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Check RatesQueen Room with 2 Queen Beds Disability Accessible
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Check RatesQueen Room with 2 Queen Beds with Roll in Shower Hearing Accessible
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Check RatesStandard Room, King or Two Doubles
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Local Attractions

The Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Sea World Hotel is conveniently located only minutes away from the San Diego Zoo, San Diego Sea World, Downtown San Diego, San Diego Old Town and the San Diego Waterfront.

Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn Express San Diego Seaworld Area

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Clean, comfortable, great breakfast,friendly staff."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Our suite was spacious, we felt at home. Everything we needed was available to us. We enjoyed the breakfast selection. I loved the plants and decorations in the pool area. Each time we used the pool we had the pool to ourselves. My grandkids enjoyed themselves.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Aug-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Aug 09 to Thu Aug 12 2021 at a $329.99 average nightly rate.
"Great service, spotless room, comfortable beds."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Felt safe and secure, extra clean, nice parking garage, great service, good beds.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Nov-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Nov 12 to Sun Nov 15 2020 at a $144.99 average nightly rate.
"Good Hotel and Breakfast Has Variety"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Good hotel but can be difficult to find. Breakfast was good with something for everyone but seating is limited.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
04-Jan-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jan 02 to Sat Jan 04 2020 at a $107.29 average nightly rate.
"Great small hotel."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Three day stay for a wedding. Nice front desk and service at breakfast. Clean. Hard location to find!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
19-Mar-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Mar 15 to Sun Mar 17 2019 at a $156.52 average nightly rate.
"Great stay, fantastic service and nice rooms."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The location is convenient. The service and rooms were great, enclosed parking makes things much easier. I have already recommmended to friends.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
09-Jun-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Mon May 26 to Thu May 29 2014 at a $123.00 average nightly rate.
"A Very Comfortable Place To Stay and Play"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We were very pleased with the Holiday Inn Express. We felt the price was very reasonable, and the entire motel was very clean. The rooms were large, and the decoration was very tasteful. The breakfast they served was very good. A great choice for San Diego, and close to everything. We will be back.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
31-May-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Mon May 26 to Thu May 29 2014 at a $123.00 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 924 guest reviews

Property Description

Upscale Limited Service Hotel in near Seaworld San DiegoNestled in the prime location of the Mission Bay area of San Diego, our Holiday Inn Express San Diego – SeaWorld puts you right in the middle of the action and is only five miles from San Diego International Airport. Our hotel is less than a mile from SeaWorld San Diego and less than five miles from the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Downtown San Diego, San Diego Old Town, Ocean Beach, Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, Liberty Station, Gaslamp Quarter, Valley View Casino Center and the San Diego Waterfront.Our corporate guests appreciate our free high speed WiFi and close location to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD), Lockheed Martin, Contemporary Services Corp (CSC), SAIC, CACI, and Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SPAWAR).Get your vacation day started out right with our complimentary hot breakfast. After a day at the park or beach, you can relax in our heated outdoor pool or whirlpool. For extended stay guests, we have a guest laundry facility for your use.Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express – SeaWorld, a perfect vacation destination!

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 pm
Check Out: 12:00 pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2010
Floors: 3
Rooms: 70
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 70
Handicap Rooms: 4
Suites: 2
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 2.0 Mi
Pool Info:
Pool Hours: 9AM - 10PMOutdoor PoolPool Capacity Max 15 / Spa 63 1/2 to 4ft
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual cancellations are accepted up to 72 hours prior to arrival.
Nightly Parking: 0
Total Taxes: 12.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night (complimentary)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (complimentary)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person (complimentary)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Jacuzzi
  • Office or business center
  • Office in room available
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Lindbergh Field (5 miles)

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

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:
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Seaworld Area, Holiday Inn Express Seaworld, Holiday Inn Express San Diego Seaworld

FAQs about Holiday Inn Express San Diego Seaworld 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 San Diego Seaworld Area have?

There are 70 rooms in the property.

Can I get a AAA rate at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Seaworld Area?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Seaworld Area?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a gym at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Seaworld Area?

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

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Located near shopping areas with easy access to parking. Great shopping. Most guests liked the proximity to shopping.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. Wifi was not working. Wifi quality could be improved. Most guests said the wifi quality was bad.

Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

Yes. Kitchenette needs more attention. Most guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette.

Is there a pool at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Seaworld Area?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Pool Hours: 9AM - 10PMOutdoor PoolPool Capacity Max 15 / Spa 63 1/2 to 4ft.

Testimonials:

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"This is a great service, andvery easy to use. It is so much easier than doing all the research myself! With a wedding to plan, this saves me so much time! Thank you very, very much! I will reccomend you to friends and family." R.R. - Greenville, SC

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