Holiday Inn Express Airport Old Town

1955 San Diego Ave., San Diego, CA 92110 United States (USA) near Exit 3a on I-8 (~0.7mi)
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2.5 Star Property
32.749580-117.192500
+1-800-219-2797
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  • Has an outdoor pool!
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Airport shuttle available
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 19.1%!
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • 123 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10

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Local Attractions

OLd Town 1 mile, Sea World 3 miles, San Diego Zoo 2 miles, Balboa Park 2 miles, PetCo Park 2 miles, Beaches 3 miles, Convention Center 2 miles, Gaslamp Quarter 2 miles

Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport Old Town An Ihg Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Great Place to Stay Overlooking San Diego!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Clean hotel with very polite and kind employees. Great complimentary breakfast and great location for tourism, close to restaurants and shopping. Great shuttle service.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
13-Feb-2024 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Feb 07 to Fri Feb 09 2024 at a $207.99 average nightly rate.
"Excellent"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
I'm so impressed by the front desk, especially Art. He's really friendly and professional and made us so welcome. I will recommend family and friends come to this hotel.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-Jan-2024 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Jan 17 to Thu Jan 18 2024 at a $190.00 average nightly rate.
Response from Management on 19-Jan-2024:
Thank you for taking the time to review our Holiday Inn Express Oldtown. We are thrilled to hear that we went above and beyond to make your stay great and you were able to rest easy. We hope to see you and family and friends in the near future.Kind Regards,Kylene
"Very nice, clean hotel in Old Town."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Very nice, clean hotel. This hotel is located in Old Town and there are lots of shops close by.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
21-Nov-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Nov 16 to Sun Nov 19 2023 at a $236.66 average nightly rate.
Response from Management on 19-Jan-2024:
Thank you for reviewing our Holiday Inn Express Old Town San Diego. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with and were able to visit Oldtown. We hope to see you back in the near future.Kind Regards,Kylene
"Good Hotel & Service"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Very nice hotel with good service.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
09-Oct-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Sep 27 to Sat Sep 30 2023 at a $163.99 average nightly rate.
Response from Management on 19-Jan-2024:
Thank you for reviewing our Holiday Inn Express Old town. We are to happy to hear the service you received was amazing and you were able to rest easy during your stay with us. We hope to see you back in the near future.Kind Regards,Kylene
"Great Hotel & Shuttle Service"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Great! Overall was a good experience; very happy with shuttle service.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
19-Sep-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Sep 13 to Sun Sep 17 2023 at a $278.49 average nightly rate.
Response from Management on 19-Jan-2024:
Thank you for reviewing our Holiday Inn Express Old town. We are to happy to hear the service you received was amazing and you were able to rest easy during your stay with us. We hope to see you back in the near future. Kind Regards,Kylene
"Clean Hotel & Good Breakfast"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Kind and friendly staff. Clean hotel. Good breakfast. I deliberately check there first. Old Town.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-Jul-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Jul 16 to Mon Jul 17 2023 at a $182.57 average nightly rate.
"Very Comfy & Clean"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Everyone was nice and helpful. The room was very comfortable and clean.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
08-Jul-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jul 06 to Sat Jul 08 2023 at a $326.99 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 1704 guest reviews

Property Description

Holiday Inn Express Airport Old Town is ideal for business and leisure travelers, located within 1 mile walking distance of OLd Town, 37 restaurants and Old Town Trolly Tours. We are just 3 miles from downtown, Lindbergh Field Airport, San Diego Convention Center, PetCo Park, GasLamp Quarter, and the World Famous San Diego Zoo, and Seaworld.The hotel offers full service amenties including an award winning free deluxe breakfast buffet including Belgian waffles, pastries, muffins, fresh fruit, yogurt, bagels, and a variety of cereals and juices.Hotel amenities include free parking, free airport shuttle, free wireless and wired internet,24 hour deli, heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, fitness center, and business center.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 11:00am
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 3
Rooms: 123
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 112
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 7
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Ownership: Best Rest Motel Inc
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual Reservations, 48 hour cancellation, Group Reservations 2 week cancellation and cutoff
Nightly Parking: 0.00
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 12.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • 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
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Only 3 miles from San Diego International Lindbergh Field Airport (SAN) with FREE shuttle service.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Breakfast Information

Free hot America buffet

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
  • 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 hours & photocopy services

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

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Cafe Coyote - Start your day with delicious Mexican breakfast options at this popular cafe. Located just 0.3 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: The Mission - Indulge in healthy and flavorful dishes at this trendy eatery. Located 2.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Old Town Mexican Cafe - Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine in the heart of Old Town San Diego. Located just 0.2 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Old Town San Diego State Historic Park - Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of San Diego at this historic park. Located just 0.4 miles from the hotel.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Hash House A Go Go - Enjoy hearty and creative breakfast options at this popular spot. Located 2.7 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: Carnitas' Snack Shack - Savor delicious pork-centric dishes at this casual eatery. Located 2.9 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Juniper & Ivy - Experience innovative and seasonal American cuisine at this renowned restaurant. Located 3.2 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: USS Midway Museum - Explore the historic aircraft carrier and learn about the naval history of San Diego. Located 3.8 miles from the hotel.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: Great Maple - Start your day with a delightful breakfast at this charming restaurant. Located 3.9 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: C Level - Enjoy waterfront dining and stunning views of the San Diego skyline at this seafood restaurant. Located 5.6 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: The Prado at Balboa Park - Dine in a beautiful setting and enjoy a diverse menu of American and international dishes. Located 4.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Balboa Park - Explore the expansive park and visit its many museums, gardens, and attractions. Located 4.2 miles from the hotel.

Group vs. Individual Rates at Holiday Inn Express Airport Old Town

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Express Airport Old Town

The chart above shows trends of prices for both group/meeting prices and the best individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was submitted. The most competitive group discount displayed is 32.1% in the month of November 2022 and the highest average individual rate is $323 in the month of July 2022. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Holiday Inn Express Airport Old Town in a month when rates are lower.

FAQs about Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport Old Town An Ihg Hotel

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00pm 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 11:00am 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 Airport Old Town An Ihg Hotel have?

There are 123 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

What kind of breakfast is at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport Old Town An Ihg Hotel?

Free hot America buffet

Can I get a AAA rate at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport Old Town An Ihg Hotel?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA Rate - 1 King 1 Bedroom Suite Suite with Living Area Microwave, Minifridge Sofa Bed and Complime

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport Old Town An Ihg Hotel?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior Discount 1 King 1 Bedroom Suite Suite with Living Area Microwave, Minifridge Sofa Bed and Com

Is there a gym at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport Old Town An Ihg Hotel?

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

Is there a pool at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport Old Town An Ihg Hotel?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property..

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