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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

What a great place to stay! The rooms are warm, the beds are comfy, pillows were amazing, and best of all the rooms were clean and breakfast was great!!!! Free parking and WiFi and right down the street from a gas station and just off the highway!!! Definitely a great find!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We checked in for 3 nights and stayed for 5. The place was busy with families at breakfast but you'd never know when in the room because it was so quiet. They have everything a person needs from swimming pool to work out room and a wonderful spread for breakfast. We even were able to have hot tea before bed.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Great hotel. Inexpensive and close to 101 and downtown Salinas. Attendants are nice and helpful. Shoes up to fitness center at 4am and it was closed. Went to front desk to ask for a running route. Attendant came to the desk and said it was raining. I told him it would not bother me. He looked outside and said not... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The Salinas Holiday Inn is at the very end of a street of motels that ends at a farm field. When taking a trip, whether adventurous or mundane, it is nice to know that whatever Holiday Inn Express one is booked into will have a clean room, a clean, indoor pool with a side jacuzzi hot tub, and a bountiful,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Nice clean room, friendly staff, and good breakfast. Good location with fast food and a great Mexican restaurant within walking distance. Beautiful field of celery right next to the hotel that smelled wonderful and fresh.

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Thank oldmac57
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

No frills, not as attractive as other HIEs we've stayed at. But clean and adequate for a place to spend the night. Can walk to places to eat. Convenient to highway but far enough away to be quiet. Good pool. Computer in lobby impossible to use - very high counter, very low chair, non-responsive mouse.

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Thank Relevart72
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Dear Relevart72, Thank you for submitting your review of our hotel. I am pleased to note that you found the hotel clean, adequate and conveniently close to dining establishments. We work very hard to ensure our facilities and service are superior and we strive to be the best Holiday Inn Express around. It sounds like we fell below your expectations... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

The room was spacious and immaculate, very comfortable bed. Breakfast was far more than expected. Not many hotels have eggs, bacon, biscuits and gravy in addition to the normal continental offerings. Spacious dining area that was very clean also. Not a cheap hotel but worth every single penny. But the service was unparalleled. From the moment we checked in until... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

We had a pleasant stay mostly because the bed was extremely comfy and the room was very clean. The hotel is in a good location with the highway nearby for traveling. We slept really well as it was quiet. The front desk staff are welcoming and courteous. The shower had lots of hot water and good pressure.

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Walnut Creek, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Stayed for one night for business. Check in was quick. Room was clean. Kind of in an out of the way place which is both positive and negative. Salinas is not the nicest town so good to be away from that. On the other hand, there was not really anywhere to walk to. I would, however, consider staying here again... More 

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Thank spazgirl
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Dear spazgirl, I appreciate you taking the time to comment about your recent stay at our hotel. Providing excellent customer service and comfortable stay are some of the things we pride ourselves in, and it is nice to know of your efficient check in, and well liked the cleanliness of the room received. Your feedback is very important to us... More 

Palm Desert, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We were in Monterey and decided to stay in Salinas so we could have a nice hotel without coastal prices. When we drove into town it didn't seem very safe, but we already eat so all I wanted was a clean hotel. When we checked in everything seemed okay. When we got to our room it had a strange smell!... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Dear jena922, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I certainly appreciate you taking the time to bring your concerns to our attention. Guest comfort and safety are of the utmost concern to us and our hotels are committed to making every possible effort to provide a secure environment. We take comments such as these very seriously... More 

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