Get an overview of this hotelShuttle service 3 miles from San Diego Airport

Close to Old Town

This 3-story Comfort Inn is 3 miles from the San Diego Convention Center and Horton Plaza and within a half-mile of Old Town shops, restaurants, and historic sites.

Daily breakfast

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport Old Town offers an outdoor splash pool with fitness center and spa tub, complimentary buffet breakfast, and a 24-hour on-site market.

Wireless Internet

Guestrooms have compact refrigerators, microwaves, free local calls, coffeemakers, massaging showerheads, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport Old Town is situated a half-mile from Old Town and within 4 miles of San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter.

Complimentary amenities include scheduled airport shuttle service, daily buffet breakfast, and wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. A courtyard houses an outdoor splash pool and spa tub, and a fitness center provides cardiovascular and strength-training equipment. Complimentary high-speed Internet access is available in a small business center. Snacks, beverages, and sundries are sold in a 24-hour lobby market. Self-parking is complimentary. Disabled-accessible facilities and guestrooms are available.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa tub 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Total number of rooms - 123 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is provided each morning.

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Café Coyote

Casa De Reyes

Casa Guadalajara


El Agave Tequileria

Nearby Things to Do

Guests enjoy a small outdoor splash pool and spa tub located in the center courtyard of the hotel. A fitness center provides a treadmill, stationary bike, stair machine, and Universal gym.

Within five miles of the hotel, the Embarcadero recreation area has jogging trails and bike, boat, and kayak rentals. Four miles away, the 1,200-acre Balboa Park has two golf courses and a driving range, 13 museums, and the San Diego Zoo. Surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, and other water activities are available at local beaches and Mission Bay Aquatic Park, 4.5 miles from the hotel.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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 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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