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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   195 Kern Street, Salinas, CA 93905
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Ranked #2 of 26 hotels in Salinas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
DATaylor Fresno, California
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fresno, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything about this hotel was great from the check-in clerk, to the cleanliness of the room and the convenient location. I came up from Fresno to attend the Swiss Picnic at the Swiss Rifle Club with my cousin who lives in Gonzales. I have stayed at this hotel for the past few years and plan to stay here again next... More

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chico,ca
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had to get a night here when things were full in the Monterey area. Very comfortable, fresh place. Good breakfast, nice people. My GPS is older and did send me to a location downtown where there used to be a Holiday Inn Express, because I didn't have the street address with me.

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Downey, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a newer facility, so it was very clean and in great condition. There is an indoor pool/Jacuzzi which was also very clean. The water temp was perfect, and I even went for a swim with my kids, which I usually don't. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The continental breakfast was very good. I can't say anything bad... More

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Muscatine, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights while exploring the Monterey area. This property is new, so is in good condition. I couldn't believe we had 2 king-sized beds in our room. As a family of 4, that was a welcome surprise. A very good breakfast and a helpful staff makes this a thumbs-up for me. I would highly recommend the HIE Salinas... More

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Pasadena, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
20 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

In the realm of hotels in this price range, this one is excellent! Our room was upgraded to a suite so is was spacious and clean. Upon check in, we were given a list of restaurants in the area with directions which was quite helpful as we were just traveling through for a night. Breakfast is included as is wi-fi... More

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us a review tmboc, we really appreciate. We're happy to hear you had a great stay! More

Chester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed here for one night on a road trip as a family. The room was big and clean but a little noisy. Maybe it was where our room was but we did sleep. The breakfast was ok but we didn't have the hot food as it looked a little dry but there were the options instead. It was what... More

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review for our property hartleypets. Although it seems you had an acceptable stay, we always strive to be better than average. If you are ever back in the Salinas area, we hope you give us another chance to make your stay from a "good value" to a great value! More

Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We decided to stay in Salinas overnight to go to Monster Jams and as a stopover from driving from San Francisco to Los Angeles. We were able to check in a little early and we were upgraded to a junior suite which gave us extra room. We were thanked for being hotel reward members which we have found only happens... More

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a well written and thought-out review for our hotel Jo-Anne S. We really appreciate you taking the time to do so. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay at our property and thank you for your continued loyalty to our brand. We hope to see you again if you come back... More

Ketchikan, Alaska
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90 reviews 90 reviews
18 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Ok, kind of a mouthful of a claim but I stay at Holiday Inn hotels all over the west 40 weeks out of the year so I know the great and the really horrendous; this one is in the top 10%. The formula is simple but for some reason not each of them can put it all together, correctly, this... More

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Thanks Ken D for taking the time to write us a review for our hotel. I'm ecstatic to hear that we are in the top 10% in your hotel standards. We definitely understand great service along with clean and comfortable accommodations is a main key to success. I'm sorry to hear that you have not been receiving your welcome amenity... More

San Francisco, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We just returned from our short one night stay Holiday Inn Express Salinas. There is not one bad thing to say about it. The hotel looks new. Check in staff was so nice. I requested high floor and quiet room and both were honored. We stayed in a 2 queen bed room on 3rd floor, facing the pool house. The... More

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

JulieFangKoo, you are great! Thanks for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of our property. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We definitely look forward to seeing you again if you are in the Salinas area. More

Rochester, New York, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Quiet and well appointed. I was surprised with a free room upgrade to a huge suite. Very comfortable bed. Staff are pleasant and helpful. The pool house is a really nice place to get a little exercise and relax. If you are using Google navigation on your phone, it will try to tell you that it is on the Right.... More

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us a review Kate G, we really appreciate it. We're happy to hear you enjoyed the room upgrade along with the rest of our facility. We definitely look forward to seeing you again if you are in the area. More

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas

Address: 195 Kern Street, Salinas, CA 93905
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Location: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas 2.5*
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While lodging in our superior Salinas hotel, guests enjoy free, wireless Internet access, indoor pool and whirlpool, well-equipped Fitness Center, and a complimentary breakfast bar. Check out our Salinas hotel's excellent deals and start planning your trip today.Stay Smart. Stay at a Holiday Inn Express ;) ... more   less 
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