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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area
Top Family Hotel

1661 Villa Cardiff Drive, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA 92007, United States
+1 760 944 0427

£93+

Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
Based on 586 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 9.4
  • 9.1
  • 6.7

Good to know

  • Spacious rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Good accessibility by car
  • Friendly service

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    About

    Stay at the Holiday Inn Express® Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area near LEGOLAND California and just five minutes from the Del Mar Fairgrounds. If you are looking for hotels near San Diego, make sure you check out our property located right off I-5 at exit 40. Our Express Start Breakfast is open from 6am-10am daily! We are located less than a half-mile from the Cardiff State beach and most notably Moonlight State Beach and we provide our guests with the best in quality amenities, making us the smart choice. Our San Diego North hotel is just minutes from California's most exciting and relaxing attractions, including Birch Aquarium, Balboa Park, SD Wild Animal Park, LEGOLAND, SeaWorld, Torrey Pines Golf Course, the Self Realization Meditation Gardens, the San Elijo Campground, Swamis, Downtown Encinitas, Cedros Shopping District in Solana Beach, Carlsbad Village, Oceanside Pier, Tamarack Beach, and the Palomar Airport in Carlsbad. Are you in town for the horse show? Our hotel has special discounts with Blenheim Equisports and the Del Mar Horsepark. “Stay Smart” with us! For our work-oriented guests searching for San Diego hotel deals we offer many business services, including newly upgraded high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the entire hotel. We also offer close proximity to popular area companies, such as Calloway, ISIS, Camp Pendleton, UC of San Diego, the Scripps Hospital in Encinitas and La Jolla.

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    Amenities

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Laundry service
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Safe
    • Free parking
    • Cribs available
    • Laundry facilities
    • Express check out
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 586 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.4 "94% said the reception staff was great."
      9.4 "94% thought the service was very professional."
      8.5 "Housekeeping was great, according to 85%."
    • 9.4 "Excellent breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      9.4 "Easily accessible by car, said 94%."
      8.4 "Great parking, according to 84%."
      9.6 "96% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.6 "Food is delicious."
      8.3 "Yummy desserts, said 83%."
    • 8.2 "Generally very clean."
      8.2 "82% said rooms were clean."
      8.0 "80% thought it was clean."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
      5.0 "50% said the view was so-so."
    • 5.9 "Internet is average."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 199 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.2 "92% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.3 "Excellent breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 9.2 "Excellent value."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      8.7 "Great parking, according to 87%."
      9.3 "Easily accessible by car, said 93%."
    • 8.6 "Food is delicious."
    • 6.9 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
    • 5.9 "Internet is average."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 257 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.3 "93% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      9.4 "Easily accessible by car, said 94%."
      9.7 "97% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.6 "Food is delicious."
      8.1 "Yummy desserts, said 81%."
    • 8.0 "Generally very clean."
      7.9 "79% said rooms were clean."
      8.3 "83% thought it was clean."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 52 reviews
    • 9.6 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.5 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
    • 8.2 "Generally very clean."
      8.3 "83% said rooms were clean."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 76 reviews
    • 9.6 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.3 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      9.2 "Easily accessible by car, said 92%."
    • 8.4 "Food is delicious."
    • 8.4 "Generally very clean."
    • 6.5 "Average comfort."
      5.0 "For only 50%, the noise level was all right."
      6.7 "Beds were acceptable for 67%."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.7 "Beds were acceptable for 67%."
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    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Family Hotel
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
    Good to know
    "Spacious rooms"
    "Accessible parking"
    "Good accessibility by car"
    "Friendly service"
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