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Close to the best of Downtown San Diego!
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown Hotel! We recently completed extensive renovations of both the interior and exterior. These upgrades include modern decor in the guest rooms with redesigned bathrooms, new fitness center and meeting room, renovated public areas, and a modernization of the exterior. Our sparkling outdoor pool boasts breathtaking views of downtown San Diego.
Our Downtown San Diego hotel is a prime location for several popular San Diego attractions and bustling nightlife. We are a short walk from Petco Park (home of the Padres), Maritime Museum of San Diego, Balboa Park, USS Midway, Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, The New Children’s Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Join us at our Happy Hour reception every Tuesday to Thursday from 5:00pm – 6:30pm. You can start your evening with complimentary beer, wine, sodas and snacks. Feel like a late-night snack? Come down to our lobby and indulge on a fresh baked cookie served every night at 8pm.
We have a complimentary airport shuttle to and from the San Diego International Airport (SAN), San Diego Zoo and the Port of San Diego Cruise Ship Terminal; helping you save time & money. Our shuttle runs daily from 5:00am – 9:00pm.
We offer free Wi-Fi to all of our guests to keep you connected with your family, friends, and work while you are away from home.
- Black-out Shades
- 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
- Free Local Calls
- Premium Channels
- Direct-dial Phone
- Two-line Phone
- Phone with Voicemail
- Windows Open by Guest
- Connecting Rooms Available
- Oversized Bath Towels
- Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
- Full Breakfast Included
- Breakfast Buffet Included
- Continental Breakfast Included
- Complimentary Coffee in Lobby
- Off-site Restaurant Delivery Available
- 1 Meeting Room(s) Available
- On-Site Business Center
- Office supplies available
- Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
- Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® Rewards Club members
Entertainment & Recreation
- Outdoor Pool
- Heated Outdoor Pool
- Outdoor Pool Hours of Operation: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Health & Fitness
Complimentary Fitness Center
Hours of Operation: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Fitness Center Type: LIMITED
Fitness Center Equipment:
- Elliptical Machines
- Free Weights
- Stationary Bicycle
Housekeeping & Laundry
- Daily Housekeeping
- On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities
- Hours of Operation: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
- Concierge Services
- Language Interpretation
- Wake Up Calls
1430 Seventh Avenue
San Diego, California 92101
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Check-in Age: 0
Parking + -
- Daily Self-Parking Fee: 23 USD
- $23.00 Parking rate includes 24hr in/out privileges. Guests parking charges will be posted on their bills. It is a gated parking structure.
Shuttle + -
- Complimentary Local Area Shuttle
- Hours Of Operation From 5:00 AM-To 9:00 PM
- Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service Available For :San Diego International Airport
Accessibility + -
- Public Entrance
- Guest Rooms
- Public Restrooms
- Registration Desk
- Business Center
- Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 1
Accessible Hotel Areas
- Registration Area
- Accessible Guest Rooms
- Business Center
- Meeting Room
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
Facility + -
- Smoke-Free Facility
- Number of Floors: 3
- Total Number of Rooms: 148
- Number of Suites: 10
- Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 148
- Number of Accessible Rooms: 8
- Connecting Rooms Available
Languages + -
Languages Spoken by Staff
Credit Cards + -
- American Express
- Diners Club
- Carte Blanche
Be The Readiest® for your stay
Shuttle Ride to Balboa Park and Zoo
Walk to the Gaslamp
FAQs for Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown
Does Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown offer free parking?
No, Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown does not offer free parking. Self-parking is available for a daily fee of 23 USD.
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown?
At Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 23 USD.
Does Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown offer free airport shuttle service?
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown offers free shuttle service from San Diego International Airport. Ground Transportation - Hotel Shuttles.
How far is Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown from the airport?
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown is 3.2mi from San Diego International Airport.
Is there an area shuttle available at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown offers a local area shuttle. Check our Area Transportation page for more details.
Does Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown have a pool?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown has an outdoor pool.
Is there free breakfast available at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown offers complimentary breakfast buffet.
When is breakfast at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown?
Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown is available from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.
What are the check-in and check-out times for Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown?
Check-in at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown is from 3:00 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 Downtown offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, the Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown offers free WiFi!
Does Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown have a restaurant on site?
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown has 1 restaurants.
Is there a fitness center at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown?
Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown?
Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.
How many rooms does the Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown have?
The Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown has 148 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.
Can I bring my pet to Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown?
No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown.