The Smart Choice Among San Clemente, CA Hotels. While in San Clemente, California, a quaint beach-side community nestled in southern Orange County, travelers choose to "Stay Smart" at the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel San Clemente. This hotel's accommodations put guests within one mile of the beach, just a short drive from John Wayne / Orange County Airport (SNA) and minutes from I-5, allowing convenient access to area businesses and attractions. With 2,400 square feet of flexible function space, ample A/V equipment, and the help of professional staff, this hotel is ideal for those planning meetings or special events in San Clemente, CA. The hotel's Business Center provides the resources needed for a productive trip, including fax, copy and print services. And with such businesses as SONGS Power Plant, Stance and ICU Medical nearby, business guests enjoy an easy commute. Leisure travelers have fantastic attractions at their fingertips, from the sun and sand of Trestles Beach and San Clemente Pier to family fun at LEGOLAND, Vista Hermosa Sports Park and the Del Mar Racetrack. Shoppers can venture to San Clemente and Carlsbad Premium Outlets, as well, for the latest fashions at bargain prices. This hotel's location in San Clemente, California isn't its only perk. Free amenities like the Express Start Breakfast Bar & Wi-Fi access make guests feel more at home, while a heated outdoor pool and a Fitness Center provide great ways to relax. We hope to welcome you soon!