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Holiday Inn Express El Centro

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   350 Smoketree Drive, El Centro, CA 92243
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Ranked #4 of 18 hotels in El Centro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011
sandiegan2011 San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011

Stayed one night-mid week for business with collegues. Surprisingly nice. It was very clean throughout (we all checked our beds for bedbugs too being a little paranoid...). The breakfast was fine, no cook to order omelettes, but it is not that level of hotel so don't expect that. The happy hour food was substantial with both hot and cold selections.... More

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Sacramento, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2010

We stayed two nights, in the 2 room spa suite. What a great room! The hotel is clean, staff were very friendly and helpful, service was excellent, the room was beautiful and the continental breakfast was wonderful!

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Little Rock, Arkansas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2010

The manager made us move from one room to another after we checked into the room.The AC in this new room was so loud that we couldn't sleep all night. The sink would drain very slowly .We asked to change our room for the next night.The new room had no clock and microwave.This room's sink wouldn't drain at all.The pool... More

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Lake Hughes, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2010

The Jacuzzi suite was fantastic, Has a fireplace and two flat screen TVs two rooms, Has all the amenities you need. The breakfast was hot and lots to choose from. The pool was great This must be the best Hotel in the area. Highly recommend!!

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Los Angeles
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44 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2010

This motel is fairly new, therefore very clean and well appointed. Very helpful front desk staff, gave us just the room (quiet, top floor) we wanted. Good breakfast in a very nice, open, airy dining room. We got a AAA price and, for the money, a terrific stay. If you have to stay in El Centro I would definitely recommend... More

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Fredericksburg, Va
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57 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2009

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in El Centro for four nights. It was a very nice place and good to stay at the same property for several nights. The hot breakfast was excellent each morning and all the staff was extremely courteous. My one complaint is that despite placing the placard on the bed and my towels on... More

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San Diego
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2009

I wanted to get a head start on my trip from San Diego to Phoenix for the Thanksgiving weekend so I picked this hotel for a one night stay night before holiday from the ratings of other guests here and I was not disappointed. The room was very nice and the hotel was great (only complaint was finding the place-they... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2009

We stayed in the presidential suite with the kids in the adjoining double queen room ... even more beautiful than the gorgeous lobby! We were all suprised by the square footage and high end furnishings. The a/c units (yes 2 in the presidential and 1 in the adjoining) were on and the room was nicely cool even though it was... More

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26 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2009

the room was large and clean. the breakfast was above average.

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Santa Barbara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2008

Very Clean Holiday Inn, nice staff, internet access good. Traveled for business. Since El Centro is small didn't expect such a nice Holiday Inn.

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Address: 350 Smoketree Drive, El Centro, CA 92243
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > El Centro
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express El Centro 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Welcome to your best option for service, comfort, and value in the Southern California desert. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in El Centro offers 100 beautifully appointed, all non-smoking rooms and minisuites with a variety of features and amenities available to ensure that your travel needs are well taken care of. Be sure to start your day off right with our Express Start breakfast; we also have conference and banquet rooms available for your event or business needs. All rooms come equipped with free high speed Internet access, in-room fridge and microwaves, irons, ironing boards, hairdryers and in-room coffee services. Pay per view movies and games are available as well. Pamper yourself in one of our Jacuzzi or balcony suites. We are centrally located in El Centro and within minutes of many recreational activities including golfing, fishing, birdwatching, bowling, museums, shopping and fine dining. El Centro Regional Medical Center and Centinela State Prison are located nearby. The Imperial Valley is famous for seasonal activities such as the Cattle Call Rodeo, the Midwinter Fair and Fiestaand the Blue Angels Air Show, held annually at the nearby Naval Air Facility.Be sure to check out the Imperial Valley Sand Dunesor Glamis, where scenes from your favorite movies have been filmed. Also experience the unique culture south of the border in Mexicali, Mexico, which is known for its shopping and dining. ... more   less 
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