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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

1430 7th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101  •  (619) 696-0911

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$208 / night

Urban modern sophistication awaits at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, located in the city center less than two miles from iconic attractions like Balboa … What we love…

  • Suites
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service

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Guest Rooms3 Rooms

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$223 Nightly Avg From
(excl tax)
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Room Amenities:
  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)
  • Note: rooms are assigned at check-in based on availability; room preference cannot be guaranteed
Retail From
$223 Nightly Avg From
(excl tax)
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Room Amenities:
  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)
Retail From
$223 Nightly Avg From
(excl tax)
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Room Amenities:
  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)
Room
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Guest Rooms3 Rooms

Retail From
$207 Nightly Avg From
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Room Amenities:
  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)
Retail From
$207 Nightly Avg From
(excl tax)
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Room Amenities:
  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)
Retail From
$223 Nightly Avg From
(excl tax)
View Photos + Amenities
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Room Amenities:
  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)
Room
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Nightly Avg Price

Suites2 Rooms

Retail From
$298 Nightly Avg From
(excl tax)
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Room Amenities:
  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)
Retail From
$245 Nightly Avg From
(excl tax)
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Room Amenities:
  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)
Room
Description
Nightly Avg Price

Suites1 Room

Retail From
$227 Nightly Avg From
(excl tax)
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Room Amenities:
  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)

Standard Room

  • 1 king bed or 2 queen beds
  • Sleeps up to 2 guests
  • Room preference subject to availability

Room Amenities:

  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)
  • Note: rooms are assigned at check-in based on availability; room preference cannot be guaranteed

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1 King Leisure

  • 1 king bed
  • Sleeps up to 2 guests

Room Amenities:

  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)

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2 Queens

  • 2 queen beds
  • Sleeps up to 4 guests

Room Amenities:

  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)

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1 Queen – Communications Accessible Transfer Shower

  • 1 queen bed
  • Communications accessible room with a transfer shower
  • Sleeps up to 2 guests

Room Amenities:

  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)

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1 King – Communications Accessible Transfer Shower

  • 1 king bed
  • Communications accessible room with a transfer shower
  • Sleeps up to 2 guests

Room Amenities:

  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)

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2 Queens – Communications Accessible Transfer Shower

  • 2 queen beds
  • Communications accessible room with a transfer shower
  • Sleeps up to 2 guests

Room Amenities:

  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)

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1 King Suite with Sofa Bed

  • 1 king bed and a sofa bed
  • Sleeps up to 3 guests

Room Amenities:

  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)

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1 King 1 Bedroom Suite

  • 1 bedroom suite
  • 1 king bed and a sofa bed
  • Sleeps up to 4 guests

Room Amenities:

  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)

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2 Queens Suite – Communications Accessible Transfer Shower

  • 2 queen beds and a sofa bed
  • Communications accessible suite with a transfer shower
  • Sleeps up to 4 guests

Room Amenities:

  • Black-out shades
  • Bedside outlets
  • Plush duvet
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Oversized bath towels
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
  • Stereo/radio
  • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Separate hanging closet
  • In-room heating and A/C controls
  • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
  • Free local calls
  • 120AC
  • Windows can be opened by guests
  • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)

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What we love

  • Modern and inviting décor for stylish comfortability.
  • Downtown location is ideal for hopping around San Diego attractions and provides beautiful views of the downtown skyline.
  • The outdoor heated pool is the perfect way to start or end the day.
  • The vast spread provided for breakfast will satisfy the entire frog family.
  • Enjoy falling asleep in the comfort of a plush duvet after picking your favorite pillow.
  • The on-site business center is a convenient place to check last-minute travel plans or print tickets.
  • On-site self-laundry facilities are available for guests.

Keep in Mind

  • There is no on-site restaurant, but several food options are within a short walk or drive.
  • There is a limited number of connecting rooms available; be sure to include that in your special request if booking multiple rooms.
  • Pets are not allowed.

Frog Family Tips

  • Breakfast is included! Be sure to stop by the breakfast area for a signature Holiday Express cinnamon roll plus a hot breakfast buffet or “grab ‘n’ go” options before heading out.
  • Request a room with a balcony so you can sunbathe while enjoying your morning coffee.
  • Enjoy a relaxing evening on the outdoor patio, and take in the views of the San Diego skyline.

Best For

  • Travelers that want the option to hop, walk, or drive to nearby attractions from the heart of the city center with a skyline-lined pool and comfy bed waiting back at the lily pad.

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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown Information

Hotel Information
  • Urban modern sophistication awaits at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, located in the city center less than two miles from iconic attractions like Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo, the USS Midway Museum, the historic Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, and Petco Park. With a centralized location, famous San Diego attractions like SeaWorld San Diego, LEGOLAND California, Old Town, and La Jolla are just a short drive away.

    With a choice selection of guest rooms and suites, Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown has accommodations for leisure and business travelers alike. Each room has a flat-screen TV, a well-lit work desk, and a refrigerator for your convenience. Wi-Fi is included so you can share your travels while relaxing in a plush bed with pillows to your liking. Many rooms boast private balconies and guests can open the windows for some fresh California air. Accessible rooms are available and families booking multiple rooms can request connecting rooms.

    Amenities include a complimentary Express Start breakfast buffet, a fitness center, guest-use laundry facilities, and a business center. Cool off after a hot, busy day in the hotel pool with plenty of room for kids to splash and play.

    Families will enjoy a stay at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, where comfort is the priority. Begin planning your next trip to San Diego today!
  • Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown Amenities

    General Info:
    • Check-in: 3:00 PM
    • Check-out: 11:00 AM
    • 3 Floors
    • 148 guest rooms including 10 suites
    • 8 accessible rooms available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoke-free facility
    • Pets are not allowed (service animals allowed)

    In Each Room:

    • Black-out shades
    • Bedside outlets
    • Plush duvet
    • Pillow menu
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathroom amenities
    • Hair dryer
    • Oversized bath towels
    • Mini refrigerator
    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Complimentary coffee/tea supplies
    • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite and premium channels
    • Stereo/radio
    • Work desk with lamp and electrical outlet
    • Iron/ironing board
    • In-room safe
    • Separate hanging closet
    • In-room heating and A/C controls
    • Direct-dial, two-line phone with voicemail
    • Free local calls
    • 120AC
    • Windows can be opened by guests
    • Connecting rooms available (subject to availability)
    • Cribs available upon request (subject to availability)

    Dining at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown:

    • Complimentary hot breakfast buffet; served daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM
    • Complimentary coffee in lobby
    • Off-site restaurant delivery available

    Recreation at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown:

    • Outdoor heated pool; open 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM
    • 24-hour on-site fitness center with elliptical machines, free weights, stationary bicycle, and treadmill

    Transportation at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown:

    • Self-parking with 24-hour in/out privileges: $23 per night
    • Hotel shuttle not available (discontinued due to COVID-19)

    Other services:

    • Late check-out available
    • Housekeeping included
    • 24-hour on-site guest self-laundry facilities
    • Concierge services
    • Language interpretation
    • Wake-up calls
    • On-site business center
    • Printer/copier
    • Office supplies available
    • Two (2) meeting rooms available
  • Accessible Hotel Areas
    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Elevators
    • Public Restrooms
    • Registration Desk
    • Business Center
    • Pool
    • Accessible Meeting Room

    Hotel Areas with Accessible Routes from Accessible Public Entrance

    • Registration Area
    • Accessible Guest Rooms
    • Business Center
    • Meeting Room
    • Pool

    Provided by Hotel

    • Accessible Self Parking
    • Van Accessible Self Parking
    • Ramp Access
    • Closed Caption TVs
    • Telephone with TDD
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
    • Communication Kits with Visual Alarms

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