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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

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1661 Villa Cardiff Drive, Encinitas, California, United States, 92007  show map
 3 stars
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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Laundry

Laundry basket/ Clothes hamper

TV

Internet television

Overview

Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area is a 3-star venue placed about 2.1 km from Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens.

Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area lies 3.3 km away from San Dieguito Heritage Museum .

Encinitas Ranch Golf Course is 4.6 km from the hotel and San Diego Botanic Garden is 2.9 km away.

Santa Fe Dr & Balour Dr bus stop is located nearby.

Rooms

The rooms in Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area are fitted with climate control and an iron with ironing board.

Eat & Drink

The hotel is about 5 minutes’ walk from El Pueblo serving Mexican dishes.

Services

A business centre, a meeting room and a copier along with free self-parking, a storage room and a safe deposit box are available for guests.

Relax

Leisure facilities feature an outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court and a golf course. On-site fitness facilities include a gym and a fitness centre.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

The hotel staff speaks English, Spanish, Arabic, Korean.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   101.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service

Dining

  • Breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Wet bar
  • Mini-bar
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathtub shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Laundry basket/ Clothes hamper

Self-catering

  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Down/Feather pillows
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid films
  • Multi-line phone
  • Data ports
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 19 years
Existing bedding FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area Encinitas location
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Hotel Address:

1661 Villa Cardiff Drive, Encinitas, California, United States, 92007

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Airports
Train
  • Coaster Encinitas Station
    1.7 mi
Restaurants
  • El Pueblo (cuisine: Mexican)
    600 ft
  • Beach House Restaurant
    3000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    101

Rooms and availability

Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area photos Room
Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Stereo
Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area photos Room
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Stereo
Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Stereo

Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area Location

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Local attractions

  • LEGOLAND California7.2 mi
    1 Legoland Drive
  • Museum of Making Music 7.3 mi
    5790 Armada Dr
  • Carlsbad State Beach10.1 mi
    Carlsbad Blvd. and Hwy 101, Carlsbad
  • Carlsbad Premium Outlets7.3 mi
    5620 Paseo Del Norte Suite 100
  • Carlsbad Lagoon9.0 mi
    4215 Harrison Street, Carlsbad

Restaurants nearby

  • El Pueblo600 ft

    Address: 820 Birmingham Dr

    91% likes this, based on 5 reviews
    Cuisine: Mexican

  • Besta Wan Pizza House3300 ft

    Address: 148 Aberdeen Dr
    Phone: 760-753-6707

    76% likes this, based on 63 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Beach House Restaurant3000 ft

    Address: 2530 South Coast Highway 101
    Phone: 760-753-1321

    67% likes this, based on 38 reviews

  • Sushi Lounge3300 ft

    Address: Santa Fe Drive

    73% likes this, based on 14 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    101

Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area

8.4
SuperbBased on13 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
6.0
Rooms
6.0
Service
2.0
Dining
2.0

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    I chose this hotel, with a little hesitation due to the bad reviews I saw on the site, but I gave it the benefit of the doubt because the pictures looked just like what we wanted, and I am happy to report it was better than we thought, the room looks exactly like the picture and is even more comfortable, and the continental breakfast was delicious! The bacon no so good but the sausage was great! Lol We were able to relax and the spa was very nice! Great service, clean and comfortable, what else can you asks for! I think the people who left the other not so good reviews must be a little uptight, because I had none of those bad experiences! Our friends stayed at the Hilton down the street and they even wish they would have stayed at our hotel!

    Nothing bad to say, had a great time, and there were no hidden charges!

  • Older travelers
    3.2

    very little

    The room smelled. The tub was full of hair. They were vacuuming the lobby when we arrived and it was very loud and the filter must have been full cause it smelled musty and dusty. The food was inedible.

  • Single
    6.6

    Convenient to the freeway and local attractions (Legoland, etc.), within 1 mile of the beach.

    Furnishings and appointments are lovely but worn and need replacing, a deep cleaning would also help. The duvets are comfortable, but worn thin and sagging in areas where guests have sat. The sheets also bear signs of overuse. Carpets were filthy with permanent stains from previous guests. There were hairs on the nightstand, scrapes on the walls, dirt in the cracks of the floors and baseboards. The elevator smelled like spoiled milk. The hotel has undergone changes in corporate affiliations 2-3 times in the last 10 years, that I am aware of. Whether the owners or management has changed, I don't know; but the signs of neglect are clear.

  • Family with children
    3.8

    The staff were very friendly and the breakfast was enjoyable.

    The first room assigned to my family and I was dirty and the refrigerator had mold in it.

  • Older travelers
    2.4

    Good tv, w/ remote. Internet access, WIFI, A/C worked but really old. Lots of hot water, but slippery tub as it had been cleaned, but not rinsed.. . Room looks nice when you enter. but the quality is not there, Felt like a refurbished motel from the 60's.

    Worst bed we've ever slept on, and the most lumpy little foam pillows ever. Avoid this one. Not up to 3-star quality in my book. Even the coffee pot dissapointed as it was dirty and full of grinds from the last guest. This is the first review I've ever stopped to write, because I was so let down by this one.

  • Single
    8.2

    This hotel was very good - parking access was excellent - and the room was quiet - overall - windows double pane shut out most of the road traffic nearby - only one thing - the heavier drapes only were side decorative and there was a large gas station sign that lit up the window - i would add another sheer that cuts the ligjt from that sign

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    It was close to the San Elijo beach / camp area. They stored our paddle boards and had a nice light breakfast.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Good location clean and good rates

    No safes in rooms.

  • Family with children
    4.2

    I didn't like that the room wasn't clean as well as it should have been. There were hairs in the bed, mold in the bathtub and I called and asked for the bathtub drain as ours was missing and the front desk told me to stuff a towel in it..Not good costumer service..It

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    It was close to the San Elijo beach / camp area. They stored our paddle boards and had a nice light breakfast.

  • Marilyn Carne-Smith
    November  2010
    3.6

    1.) Iron didn't work. Told front desk. No change in p.m. 2.) TV came on by it self at 3:30 a.m. - both nights. Told front desk. Did not believe me. 3.) Lots of screaming kids...walls too thin. You wake up at 6:00a.m. if you want to or not. AWFUL!!! You need to change "Than" to "Then" in statement above next to the 'bad' or 'good' line. Please learn to use English correctly!

How to reach hotel

hotel Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area Encinitas location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

1661 Villa Cardiff Drive, Encinitas, California, United States, 92007

Get directions
Airports
Train
  • Coaster Encinitas Station
    1.7 mi
Restaurants
  • El Pueblo (cuisine: Mexican)
    600 ft
  • Beach House Restaurant
    3000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    101