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Old Town San Diego Hotel Across from the San Diego Airport
The Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport / Old Town hotel is situated in an outstanding location in America’s Finest City. We are located just off I-5 and I-8 and less than a mile from the San Diego International Airport (SAN). You will appreciate our free local area shuttle service to the airport, San Diego Convention Center, Cruise Ship Terminal, San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, the Amtrak Train Station, as well as the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD).
Our Old Town San Diego hotel location places you within walking distance of the trolley station and Historic Old Town. You will enjoy being a short distance from Balboa Park, Seaport Village, PETCO Park, Qualcomm Stadium, and Coronado Island. Looking to visit a local university? We are a short drive to both University of San Diego and San Diego State University.
You will find a wide variety of shopping and entertainment at the nearby Gaslamp Quarter, Fashion Valley, Mission Valley and Horton Plaza. Don’t forget to check out the USS Midway, the Maritime Museum and any of the nearby world-famous beaches.
Enjoy the free hot breakfast buffet, Wi-Fi, business center, fitness room, outdoor heated pool, and 24-hour deli and convenience store.
- Black-out Shades
- Rollaway Bed/Cot Available
- Crib Available
- Iron/Ironing Board
- In-room Safe
- Separate Hanging Closet
- In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
- Private Bathroom
- Bathroom Amenities Available
- Hair Dryer
- Mini Refrigerator
- Coffee Maker
- Flat-screen TV
- Work Desk with Lamp
- Desk-level Electrical Outlet
- Premium Channels
- Phone with Voicemail
- Connecting Rooms Available
- Full Breakfast Included
- Breakfast Buffet Included
- Continental Breakfast Included
- Complimentary Coffee in Lobby
- Kids Eat Free
- Off-site Restaurant Delivery Available
- On-Site Business Center
- Office supplies available
- Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
- Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
Entertainment & Recreation
- Outdoor Pool
- Heated Outdoor Pool
- Outdoor Pool Hours of Operation: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Health & Fitness
Complimentary Fitness Center
Our newly renovated and expanded fitness center includes 2 treadmills, an elliptical machine, stationary bicycle, dumbbells, kettlebells and a functional trainer cable machine. Open to guests 24 hours.
Fitness Center Type: EXTENSIVE
Fitness Center Equipment:
- Elliptical Machines
- Free Weights
- Stationary Bicycle
Housekeeping & Laundry
- Daily Housekeeping
- On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities
- Hours of Operation: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
- Concierge Services
- Language Interpretation
- Wake Up Calls
- ATM/Cash Machine
- Ice Machine
1955 San Diego Avenue
San Diego, California 92110
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Check-in Age: 18
Parking + -
- Daily Self-Parking Fee: 20 USD
- Street level and underground parking available. Complimentary electric vehicle charging for guests.
Shuttle + -
- Hours: 5:00am to 12:00am. Transfers to Airport are every day. SeaWorld-one drop off at 10:30am and one pick up at 5:30pm. Zoo one drop off at 9:30am and one pick up at 4:00pm. Transfers to MCRD, Airport, and Convention Center ask at time of check in.
- Complimentary Local Area Shuttle
- Hours Of Operation From 5:00 AM-To 12:00 AM
- Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service Available For :San Diego International Airport
- Complimentary Shuttle to/from Convention Center
Accessibility + -
- Public Entrance
- Guest Rooms
- Public Restrooms
- Registration Desk
- Exercise Facility
- Business Center
- Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 0
Accessible Hotel Areas
- Registration Area
- Accessible Guest Rooms
- Business Center
- Exercise Facility
Hotel Areas with Accessible Routes from Accessible Public Entrance
- 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
Provided by Hotel
Pet Policy + -
- Service Animals Allowed
- Unfortunately we do not accept pets, however the Dr. Boyd's Pet Resort is located one block north of the hotel. You can visit thier website at www.drboyds.com or give them a call at 6192606060.
Facility + -
- Smoke-Free Facility
- Number of Floors: 3
- Total Number of Rooms: 126
- Number of Suites: 7
- Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 126
- Number of Accessible Rooms: 12
- Connecting Rooms Available
Languages + -
Languages Spoken by Staff
Credit Cards + -
- American Express
- Diners Club
- Carte Blanche
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FAQs for Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town
Does Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town offer free airport shuttle service?
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town offers free shuttle service from San Diego International Airport. Courtesy Shuttle Pick up located across the street from the terminal..
How far is Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town from the airport?
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town is 3 mi from San Diego International Airport and is 112 mi from Ontario International Airport and is 122 mi from Los Angeles International Airport.
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town?
At Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 20 USD.
Can I cancel my booking at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town for a full refund?
Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.
Is there an area shuttle available at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town offers a local area shuttle. Check our Area Transportation page for more details.
Does Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town have a pool?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town has an outdoor pool.
When is breakfast at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town?
Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town is available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM.
What are the check-in and check-out times for Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town?
Check-in at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town is from 4:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.
Does Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, the Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town offers free WiFi!
Does Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town have a restaurant on site?
No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town.
Is there a fitness center at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town?
Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town?
Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.
How many rooms does the Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town have?
The Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town has 126 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.
Can I bring my pet to Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town?
No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town.