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Holiday Inn Express Santa Nella

2.5 of 5 28976 W. Plaza Drive, Santa Nella, CA 95322
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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Holiday Inn Express is now a Quality Inn. The lobby is quite tacky and I really had reservations about checking but we were pleasantly surprised with the room. It was clean and quite large. We would return.

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Irvine, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
14 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No longer a holiday inn express. Now a Quality Inn. The front desk person said they just changed 4 weeks ago. Also most of our GPS says the city of GUSTINE and not SANTA NELLA. Great place to stay between Los Angeles and San Francisco on the 5 freeway.

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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

There's not much in Santa Nella but fast food, gas stations, and a few hotels/motels/. I was not expecting much but we were very pleased with the Quality Inn. The room was clean, modern, refrigerator/microwave/flat tv and free Wi-Fi. They also offer a free breakfast...eggs, bacon, SOS, fruit, cereal, make your own pancakes...it sure adds a lot of value to... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

While travelling from San Francisco to Los Anges, instead of paying Bay Area hotel prices we left at mid afternoon and check-in here. Santa Nella has a couple of options (nothing fancy) for dinner and some give you a 15% discount when flashing your hotel keys. And you are right on the I-5 freeway in the morning. The rooms are... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

End of a long day starting in the UK, found the room large, well decorated with good furnishings, breakfast was OK. Only complaint was that the shower head was poor, and you had to dodge round to get wet. Would definitely stay again if passing by.

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Northern Sierras, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Over the last eight years my husband and I have stayed here about four times. The first two times were great, but the last time it looked old and tired. We thought we would try one more time. When I opened the room refrigerator to put some items in it I found old partially eaten food! So disgusting, and it... More 

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

Dear Ouiser, Thank you for your review regarding your experience with the Holiday Inn Express Santa Nella, CA. I am happy to hear our front desk staff commendable. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to bring this matter to our attention and apologize for any inconvenience the housekeeping services may have caused you. It is IHG's goal to consistently... More 

Balboa Island, California
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194 reviews 194 reviews
40 hotel reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Santa Nella is a wide spot on Highway 5 where you gas up, grab a free cheese sample at Andersons Split Pea, and jump back on the highway; however, if you need a place to spend the night... stay here. You don't need to be a mental giant to figure out that all the other motels are practically sitting on... More 

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Sutter Creek
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This Holiday Inn Express has been undergoing some renovations and it was way better than my last stay there. The room was very clean and the furnishings had been updated. the grounds still need a little work but it was clean and neat. The included breakfast was hot and ready at 06:30 as promised and was very good. Friendly staff... More 

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vancouver bc
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192 reviews 192 reviews
74 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Stayed here while travelling through. Reception good. Good size room, no microwave, flat screen tv, clock-radio. Breakfast good with coffee, juice, yogurt, milk, sweet rolls, egg omelet pucks, bacon, bisquit and gravy, toast, self pancakes, etc. 10 tables plus outside seating. An attendant was watching over and refilling continuously. Clean and neat. Worth staying with a travel coupon.

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Fallbrook, California
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63 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Nearby truck parking. Quiet comfortable room. Friendly staff, commercial driver rates lower than AAA. Nice, large pool, comfortable bed. Nice breakfast menu. I would suggest in the summer months, that maybe a few rooms be cooled below 78° in anticipation of some late check ins.

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Address: 28976 W. Plaza Drive, Santa Nella, CA 95322
Location: United States > California > Santa Nella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Santa Nella 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Santa Nella Hotel Santa Nella
Holiday Inn Express Gustine
Holiday Inn Gustine
Gustine Holiday Inn

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