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Holiday Inn Express San Pablo

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2525 San Pablo Dam Road, San Pablo, CA 94806
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in San Pablo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is not a fancy hotel. However, we were very satisfied with our stay. Room was good sized and clean. Beds were comfortable. Sheets were clean. We had good rest. Front desk person (Eden) was friendly and particularly helpful. We are very pleased with our stay. Complimentary breakfast was very good. We were pleased with our food item choices. There... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here 5 days, easy to find if you read the reviews, very clean and neat, nice front desk people, very pleasant and polite, smooth check-in, clean room, quiet, nice breakfast...what more do you need. v Couple of close by dining spots worth mentioning, Blue Thai a couple blocks away, very good and inexpensive, Also the Italian place La Strada... More

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Harrisburg, PA
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127 reviews 127 reviews
38 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 1 night. No issues finding hotel, in same parking lot as strip mall. Did see 2 homeless guys walking on the area. Check-in was hassle free. Clerk was nice. Gave directions to train station (5 min away). Explained layout of hotel. Room was clean and everything worked. Bed was very soft. Couldn't hear people in hallway nor interstate. Breakfast... More

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Calgary, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Clean hotel with a welcoming lobby and great staff. Parking is free which was a surprise for the area. We stayed only one night but it was comfortable and the rooms clean. I'm not familiar with the area but from what I could see the area appeared to be safe and clean. We didn't stay long enough to check out... More

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Olney, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights on July 3-5 for visiting San Francisco. Easily accessible to the Richmond and El Cerrito del Norte Bart stations. The hotel is right off Interstate 80. The room was nice and quiet and beds were comfortable. Would stay here again

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Great Falls, Montana
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Our stay started off great, Eden at the front desk was very pleasant. The room was also nice. The only problem we had was most of the other staff did whatever they wanted. They were not very friendly the other front desk people were on their personal phones a lot. Also a front desk employee was on a personal call... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Pablo, responded to this review

Dear Al G, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. It is unfortunate the service you received prevented you from fully enjoying your time at the hotel. We take all of the reviews we receive very seriously as they allow us to identify areas that may benefit from additional attention. We have shared your comments... More

Adrian, Michigan
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1,154 reviews 1,154 reviews
160 hotel reviews
458 helpful votes 458 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

HI Expresses are generally solid choices for hotels and this one was no exception. You don't get lavish accommodations or many frills but who can afford that under normal circumstances in the budget-busting Bay area where prices on hotels can border on what can be fairly described as appalling at times. This particular location happened to be near where my... More

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I choose this hotel because it wwas closer than the Marriott and my wedding venue was minutes awat, Upon arrival I was helped by the front desk clerk Janet....Janet was really great and assisted me with a concern I had regarding a mix up on the reservations she went aabove and beyond & straightend out the mix up and accommodated... More

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Hayward, California, Usa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stay at the Holiday Inn Express in San Pablo about three or four times a year. It is convient for late night at our Elks Lodge when we don't wan to travel the 30+ miles home to Hayward. At times the "seasonal rates" can be rough but we just can't innore the convience. The rooms are always clean and... More

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Montreal, Canada
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32 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This is a really good hotel if you dont want to stay in san francisco. No parking fee, really good breakfeast, lots of choice. Some day it could be hard to find a place beacause there is a lot of person but go when it is not the rush. It cost 6 $ to go on the bridge to san... More

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Address: 2525 San Pablo Dam Road, San Pablo, CA 94806
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Location: United States > California > San Pablo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Pablo 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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Welcome to the the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Richmond/San Pablo. The hotel is just steps away from the popular San Pablo Casino, 10 miles away from UC Berkeley and about 30 miles from Napa Valley and San Francisco. The Holiday Inn Express is ideally located near the popular tourist sites of Oakland and San Francisco and minutes from the Corporate Parks on Hilltop Dr., Richmond Parkway and the Hercules Biotech Center. The hotel boasts a 25-foot atrium lobby with free Wi-Fi access, a contemporary great room with fireplace, an expanded Express Start Free Hot Breakfast Bar and meeting facilities. We offer a Fitness Center, sauna and business center on site. ... more   less 
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