Get an overview of this hotelDowntown San Diego hotel close to symphony hall

When you stay at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown in San Diego, you'll be near the airport and minutes from Copley Symphony Hall and San Diego Opera.

This hotel is close to San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 136 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

Enjoy recreation amenities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast and lunch, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held on select days.

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided at no charge.

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

1430 7th Ave San Diego CA 92101

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Buffet breakfast is complimentary at Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown, which also offers complimentary wireless Internet access. The business center is open 24 hours a day. This San Diego hotel includes an outdoor pool as well as a restaurant. Self parking is available for a fee. This smoke-free property includes laundry facilities.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Business center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Computer station 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Total number of rooms - 136 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1320 
  • Free reception 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Television 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

Indigo Cafe - Offering casual dining.

Lobby Lounge - Featuring a plasma TV and views of downtown San Diego.

Limited hours of room service are available.

Nearby Things to Do

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown has an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at 1 AM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 16.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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  • Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown
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  • Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown Hotel
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  • San Diego Holiday Inn
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