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Holiday Inn Express

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1836 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063 (Formerly Executive Inn)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was extremely impressed with this hotel. It has recently been renovated and they did a beautiful job. The staff was extremely helpful and courteous. The breakfast was so good, lots of choices and well tended to. One of my favorite things I couldn't get my fill of was the infused water in the lobby...it was flavored with pineapple, cucumbers,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to go to the Bay Area at the last minute for business and chose the Holiday Inn Express because it wasn't crazy expensive and was in a good, central location. It was excellent. Service was great, room was clean and felt very safe. I would definitely recommend and will absolutely stay there again!

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HIXStanford, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello misopiso88, We appreciate you taking the time to post about your stay with us here at the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City. I am so glad we found a homey place for you to stay during your last minute business trip. We hope that you will join us again soon! More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was fresh and clean and very new looking. Flat screen tv and plenty of room for charging all electronic devices. Checking in was quick and has free parking, some covered spaces, some not and it is enclosed with one entry exit which we liked. We had breakfast one morning in a very nice area and the attendant was... More 

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HIXStanford, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hi L E, We are so happy to hear you had such a wonderful stay here with us at the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City. Also, thank you for taking the time to rate your stay with us. It is feedback like yours that allows our service level to continually rise. We look forward to having you again soon! More 

Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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113 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...websites still advertised rooms available with whirlpool, and that's what I booked, knowing it was to be the end of a 12-hr drive, and would have been SO welcome. But with the room remodels, they took them all out! Beyond that, once we got used to the postage stamp lot it's shoehorned into, by not blinking and driving past it,... More 

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HIXStanford, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello Ned K, Thank you so much for your recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City. We are terribly sorry that our website has not been updated to reflect our renovated rooms. We are glad to hear that despite our small location, you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your kind words about the room lighting and breakfast... More 

Berkshire
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27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent hotel...value for money in an expensive area. Great place to stay if you want to visit San Fransisco or the Silicon Valley. Staff very welcoming and friendly. Spacious rooms with fridge, microwave. Very comfortable bed...every day the staff made a little animal out of towels! Good choice for breakfast. Thoroughly recommend

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HIXStanford, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello LouLouBerkshire, Thank you so much for your recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the towel animals and breakfast options. We hope to see you again. More 

Hendersonville, North Carolina
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69 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We booked this motel as we were driving to San Francisco. We were not quite sure being unfamiliar with the area. It looks OK from the outside, but certainly not great. However, we checked in and stayed on the third floor. The room was really very nice and larger than average. The bath was also well appointed and clean. It... More 

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HIXStanford, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello Jamielind, Thank you so much for your recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City. We greatly appreciate your kind words about our renovated rooms :) When next in the area, we hope to host you again. More 

East Hartford, Connecticut
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290 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I was here on a business trip and I was really surprised how nice this hotel was. Others from the company who travel here have avoided Redwood City and stayed nearby in Palo Alto. However, I saw the TA reviews for this hotel and it was much closer to my destination. I am very glad I decided to stay here.... More 

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HIXStanford, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello KDAA, Thank you so much for choosing the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City for your business trip lodging needs. We appreciate your review of our hotel. We finished major renovation at the end of last summer and many of our valued guests, including yourself, have enjoyed them very much. If and when needed, we have a safe located at the... More 

Munich
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252 reviews
96 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The hotel sits on a fairly small plot; parking is on the ground floor and the hotel is above the parking, so in effect it’s covered parking. The place seems to be pretty new. After a friendly check- in, I found the room to be large and very well- appointed. The bathroom was bright, modern and spotlessly clean – gleaming,... More 

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HIXStanford, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Dear MunichEricJ, Thank you so very much for your wonderfully detailed review about your stay at the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City. Our rooms have recently been renovated and we are glad to hear that our charging options were ample for your electronic needs. It means a great deal to all of us that our guests feel welcome every day, as... More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Have to say I did have a very comfortable 2 nights here two weeks ago. Rooms are a good size with an enormous comfortable bed. As others have noted: very clean too. Love the USB points enabling charging of phones/ipads without plugs. Perfect for travellers who can not find the plug adaptor! Coffee machine big tick. Fridge, microwave big ticks.... More 

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HIXStanford, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Dear Miles L, Thank you for staying at the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to review our renovated hotel. While we wish your colleague had a better experience with his reservation, we do require a valid credit card on each and every reservation to guarantee the booking. Unfortunately, without a valid credit card, we... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I agree with all the positive comments about this Holiday Inn Express. This is my second week at the hotel and this is by FAR the best holiday Inn I ever stayed at. It comes with a price (it is fairly expensive compared to other establishments) but I have to admit it I felt and still feel at home even... More 

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HIXStanford, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello LAPO76, Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City. It is wonderful to hear that we can make each one of your stays memorable and most importantly, homey! We are honored to be your choice hotel when traveling to the San Francisco-Silicon Valley area. I will be sure to share your... More 

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