Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area is located within a few miles (5 km) of Pacific Beach Park and Crystal Pier. This 113-room hotel has conveniences like free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Located centrally in San Diego, it's also close to University of San Diego and Seaworld.


Start your day off right with a free buffet breakfast.


All 113 air-conditioned rooms feature microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Pillowtop beds grant a restful night's sleep, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free newspapers, free local calls, and safes are also available.

Property features

At Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a 24-hour business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and free newspapers.


  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area

4540 Mission Bay Drive San Diego CA 92109

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area provides a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning from the breakfast bar. The business center is open 24 hours a day, and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This San Diego hotel includes an outdoor pool and fitness equipment. Laundry facilities are on site at this smoke-free property. Parking is complimentary.

Pets are not allowed but service dogs are welcome.

  • Total number of rooms - 113 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Year Built 1988 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area offers 113 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

This hotel provides a complimentary buffet breakfast from the hotel's breakfast bar.

Nearby Things to Do

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Sea World - Beach Area has an outdoor pool and fitness equipment.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 


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

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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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