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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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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms have been updated. Thats the only plus. I made my reservation online through the IHG website 6 weeks prior to my one night stay. To get the lowest rate I had to pay for the room at time of reservation which I did. Website states to bring an ID and A credit card for check-in. Fast forward 6... More 

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

Hello gothmartha, Thank you for your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City. We are so sorry to hear that your stay wasn't what you expected. We value our IHG Rewards Club members experiences. Our Book Early and Save discounted reservations require a deposit at time of booking. Unfortunately, this deposit is used only to secure the discounted reservation.... More 

Dallas, Texas
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I normally don't get too effusive about chain hotels but this time I'll make an exception. This room was, by far, the cleanest room I've stay in during the course of my travels - cleaner than most four-star hotels. The rooms have been renovated, and I was surprised to find the same high quality Moen bathroom faucets that I have... More 

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

Hello mercurysqueen, Thank you so much for your recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City. We are absolutely pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful time at our hotel--from the renovation to the cleanliness to our helpful staff. We await the opportunity to welcome back. More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here while visiting San Francisco as it has very good connectivity to San Francisco city center. The hotel has been recently renovated and it is done beautifully. The hotel offers free parking which is a luxury in San Fran area. We had a big room with a comfy bed, couch and a spacious bathroom with modern amenities. The... More 

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

Hi Siddhi, Thank you for your recent stay while visiting the SF Bay Area. We appreciate your kind words about our newly renovated rooms and our staff that maintain them :) We are very glad that you enjoyed our hot breakfast buffet. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Lancashire UK
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a large room with a comfortable bed. We didn't have a view but that didn't matter to us as we didn't spend much time in the room. The breakfast was good but we are not fans of paper plates! The rooms are kept very clean and every day we came back to a beautifully made towel animal and... More 

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

Hi Sal1LancashireUK, Thank you for your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City. We are so glad you had a restful nights sleep during your stay. Thank you for noticing the little touches in your room :) We hope to see you again soon when visiting the SF Bay Area. More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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HIXStanford, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello Joanie1014, Thank you so much for your review at the Holiday Inn Express-Redwood City. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, esp our infused flavored water :) The renovation is something our staff take great pride in, so we greatly value your positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Seattle, Washington
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601 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

...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 June 7, 2015

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 

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