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Overview of Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa

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Exterior
Outdoor pool, open 7:00 AM to 10 PM, pool umbrellas
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, desk

Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa

2.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationOrange County Fairgrounds2 min drive
    Popular LocationMuth Interpretive Center4 min drive
    Popular LocationCosta Mesa Country Club5 min drive
    AirportOrange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne)7 min drive

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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility, Roll-In Shower)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility, Roll-In Shower)
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 300 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Room
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 300 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (MOBILITY)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 355 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (MOBILITY)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility, Transfer Shower)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility, Transfer Shower)

About this area

Costa Mesa

Located in Costa Mesa, Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa is in the business district and near the beach. Newport Pier and Balboa Fun Zone are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Huntington State Beach. Don't miss out on a visit to Disneyland®. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale-watching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Orange County Fairgrounds - 2 min drive
  • Muth Interpretive Center - 4 min drive
  • Fairview Park - 4 min drive
  • Costa Mesa Country Club - 5 min drive
  • Hoag Hospital - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Tustin Station - 11 min drive
  • AirportJohn Wayne Airport (SNA) - 7 min drive

Restaurants

  • Yard House — 10 min walk
  • Il Dolce Pizzeria & Restaurant — 12 min walk
  • Goat Hill Tavern — 12 min walk
  • Golden Dragon Restaurant — 12 min walk
  • SOCIAL Costa Mesa — 13 min walk
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About this property

Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa

Suburban Costa Mesa hotel in East Side Costa Mesa, near Orange County Fairgrounds
An outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a snack bar/deli are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a 24-hour business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and conference space. All 62 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and pillowtop beds. IPod docks and refrigerators are standard, as are TVs with satellite channels.
Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa offers 62 accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium satellite channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and fans. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in January 2018.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard sanitization guidelines of Clean Promise (IHG)
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available 6:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 6:30 AM–10 AM on weekends
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Grocery/convenience store

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • 1 meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (400 square feet)

Outdoors

  • Pool umbrellas

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Renovated guestrooms - January 2018
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Fan
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Linens
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 37-inch TV
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Mobile key entry
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 5:00 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Early check-in fee: USD 50.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 10 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa and receive a full refund?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa?
As of Jan 19, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa on Jan 22, 2021 start from $86, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 7:00 AM–10 PM.
Is Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 5:00 AM. Early check-in is available for a fee of USD 50.00 (subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa?
Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for USD 50.00 (subject to availability).
Where is Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa located?
Located in East Side Costa Mesa, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Orange County Fairgrounds and within 6 mi (10 km) of Newport Pier and Huntington State Beach. Balboa Fun Zone and University of California-Irvine are also within 9 mi (15 km).
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Very Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 459 out of 987 reviews
5 - Excellent 47%
Rating 4 - Good. 373 out of 987 reviews
4 - Good 38%
Rating 3 - Okay. 86 out of 987 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 39 out of 987 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 30 out of 987 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Close to the 55 freeway, however the room was quiet.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great hotel ! Will definitely be staying there again .
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

2/5 Poor

Business traveler
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Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Smoke detector went off at 2am due to low battery. I tried inquiring with the manager but he would not return any calls.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Super close to Newport each, and dog beds. Shower and sink kept clogging though
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
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The hotel was very clean and the room was pretty spacious. We enjoyed having a fridge and sink which made eating leftovers much easier
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

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