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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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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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East Hartford, Connecticut
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286 reviews 286 reviews
33 hotel reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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246 reviews 246 reviews
97 hotel reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 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 

Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Stayed here for a couple of nights. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality for the price. The room was spacious, the bed comfortable and the bathroom very nice. Breakfast was included, it was standard continental breakfast type fare. The dining room was clean and tidy and the food was good and well presented. I would stay here again.

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

Hi John M, Thank you so much for your recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express- Redwood City Central. We are very glad you enjoyed our renovated rooms and hot breakfast. When business brings you back to the area, we hope to see you again soon! More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

When we arrived from cold and long trip from Minnesota. We come to find at the time I booked the trip thru Expedia my itinerary stated standard room and separately said two beds .but a standard room means one king or two queens whatever is available. But Melinda (working the front desk) was friendly and very helpful and somehow fixed... More 

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

Hello patfosness, Thank you so very much for your kind words of praise regarding our hotel and our staff. I means a great deal to all of us that our guests feel welcome every day, as though the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City is their home away from home. We hope that you will stay with us again in the future... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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134 reviews 134 reviews
19 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This place is exceptional. And a real surprise!! This place is totally under rated!!! Recently remodeled and totally clean, very large room with every amenity you could think of, well thought out design overall, with king-sized bed, large fridge, microwave, excellent T.V., plug ins for virtually any "gadget. Quiet, despite being on El Camino Real. Ample parking, including disabled. Elevator,... More 

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

Hello Don154943, Thank you for sharing this glowing feedback. Providing an unmatched guest experience is of paramount importance here at The Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City. I am pleased to read that you experienced our unmatched guest service and that this enhanced your trip. Thank you for sharing and I look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back in the... More 

Washington, DC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This hotel us pretty much what you would expect, clean, reasonably nice rooms, quiet even though on a busy thoroughfare. But, I traveled for business with 3 colleagues. We are US gov employees limited to GSA determined lodging rated. One of my three colleagues called the Holiday Inn Express reservations number and spoke to someone named Kensey. GSA per diem... More 

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

Hello Jennifer H, Thank you for staying with us and providing us with your valuable feedback. We do apologize that your experience was not what you expected when you arrived. Rest assured that your comments will be reviewed by our management team and take actions accordingly. The feedback we receive from our valued guests, like you, enables us to target... More 

Woodside, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

What a pleasant surprise. Room 336, with king-sized bed, large 'frig, microwave, "cleaned" T.V. remote (a first, in our experience), excellent T.V., plug ins for virtually any "gadget (including my T.V. Ears), and excellent A/C on this 96 degree day. Quiet, despite being on El Camino Real. Ample parking, including disabled. Elevator, business center, wake-up calls, exercise room, in-room coffee-maker,... More 

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

Dearest flitzer170, Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City Central. It is wonderful to hear that we can make each one of your stays memorable. We are honored to be your choice hotel when traveling to the Redwood City area. I will be sure to share your kind words with all... More 

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