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Holiday Inn Express Santa Nella

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   28976 W. Plaza Drive, Santa Nella, CA 95322
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Traveling along I-5 there is this tiny town. We pulled in with apprehension upon seeing the first side of the freeway...and at the end is this amazing put-together-well hotel. Staff was super upon check in. BBQ areas to hang out in near the pool were laid out perfectly. Room was cleaner than any 5 star hotel I've stayed in. Lots... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel itself was fine, right off I5. It's a perfect place for a pit stop, and there is a walkable Pea Soup Andersons, which was fun. The staff was very friendly. The hotel is an old hotel, but rooms are large and clean. There are no exterior windows - they all face into the courtyard, so it's a bit... More

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Irvine, California
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12 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This might be the only hotel on the long stretch of Interstate 5 between the grapevine and Sacramento that I would stay at. The room is clean, comfortable. Hot and cold breakfast available starting at 6:30 am. Booked it thru expedia at $94.56/nt and it is so worth it!!!! Nothing to do with the hotel but my GPS keeps indicating... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Claudia and Dallas welcomed us sweetly. Checked us in, in no time at all. Friendly and warm. The room was clean and they gave us extra towels. Breakfast included. And there is an in and out burger nearby. The motel is exactly what you would expect!

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Los Angeles, CA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
53 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like to stay at HIE when it's a choice, this is an older property that was re-modeled. Front desk staff were both very friendly, quick check in. Rooms were comfortable inside sofa, desk, flat screen, took a bit for the AC to cool off room, used the ceiling fan too. Bed was ok, not as comfortable as some, but... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Nella, responded to this review

Dear BigHarleyDog, Let me first thank you for choosing our hotel during your recent visit. We are delighted to know that you had an overall good stay at our property and that you appreciate our accommodations and the breakfast. Your feedback is very important to us as this assists us in continually improving the services and facilities we offer to... More

La Quinta, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The hotels on the North South stretch of I-5 between Sacramento and Bakersfield are known as "passing thru" properties as opposed to a "destination" property. i.e Disneyland Hotel. As such; these hotels are only expected to be clean and have passable amenities. I researched hotels in my driving range and found several that were priced similarly. This hotel was rated... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Nella, responded to this review

Dear tom m, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. I am pleased that you liked our staff. However, I would like to apologize for any inconvenience the hotel conditions may have caused you. Your comments will be forwarded to the ownership of the hotel to take into consideration for future upgrades. Thank you again for your... More

Lafayette, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here on our way home from Disneyland. We picked it because of our past experiences with Holiday Inn and that it was right off the freeway. We were extremely pleased. It surpassed our expectations. The staff was extremely friendly, the hotel grounds well maintained, and the room was very clean and comfortable. The pool and hot tub were... More

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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We were on the road as most people are when staying at these hotels, but the staff was very pleasant and helpful when I checked in. It comes with breakfast, but we didn't take the time to eat it since we wanted to get back on the road. Better than a motel 6 even though more expensive. The only thing... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Nella, responded to this review

Dear ECandy302SC, We strive to give great and impressive service to all of our guests and it makes us happy to read we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our establishment. Once again thank you for the wonderful and kind words of praise. Sincerely, Orlando A. Case Manager IHGCare More

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

My wife, my service dog and myself had an awesome stay here. The staff is awesome and very helpful. We will definitely stay here each time we travel through here. The grounds are great and there is grass for my dog to enjoy. I really like this one.

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El Dorado, California
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I love the design of this hotel with the rooms around the outside of a well-kept and relaxing courtyard. The rooms were clean and quiet. Wish we had had time to relax around the pool and enjoy the atmosphere. The lobby is unique, painted like a street scene in France, very original! The room was really a great price for... More

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Address: 28976 W. Plaza Drive, Santa Nella, CA 95322
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Location: United States > California > Santa Nella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Santa Nella 2.5*
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Holiday Inn Express Gustine
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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express, Santa Nella CA. Located in the geographical center of California, Santa Nella is on the way for weary travelers on Interstate Five --Just minutes from Los Banos and the San Luis Reservoir. This resort-style property features a beautifully landscaped courtyard surrounding a large pool and spa. Special features include, poolside gas barbecue grills, a fitness room and guest laundry facilities. Breakfast is served every morning from 6:30am to 9:30am, featuring our Express Start breakfast bar buffet. You will love our exclusive cinnamon rolls and Smart Roast coffee blend. We offer two types of rooms to accommodate both the family and the business traveler. Choose from a room with two queen size beds or a king mini-suite which includes a sofa seating area and a desk work surface area. All rooms feature, ceiling fans, refrigerators, coffee makers, high speed internet T-1, clock radios, granite vanity area, 25 inch color TV s, 3 HBO channels, FOX news, ESPN, Univision (Spanish) and 23 other channels, all free. No unrated pay per view channels here! Enjoy a destination, resort-style experience for a roadside rate. You may be able to find a lower rate but you won t find a better value. We look forward to seeing you soon! ... more   less 
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