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Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay

2.5 of 5 1400 Del Monte Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Apex, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just spent 3 weeks traveling through CA and enjoyed our best night's sleep at this hotel. The bed was so comfortable, the pillow selection was excellent, but best of all were the high quality cotton sheets. It was like coming home! The front desk staff recommended dinner down the street at the Monterey Fish House and it was fantastic.... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great price happy staff. Got great info on a sushi restaurant Ichi Riki late night got the yummy bento instead of greasy food which we are on for a week. Btw the owner being there for decades. The beds are so comfy, smiling Staff everywhere. We knew this place will be dated so it come to us as no surprise.... More 

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kevin448899, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and thank you for staying with us! We appreciate all the feed back we can get! I am glad to hear you got a good recommendation or food! We have a lot of great choices here in the Monterey Bay area! We hope the next time you are... More 

California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed for 2 nights of the new years weekend. the staff were friendly and helpful at check in and at breakfast. the rooms were spotless. we booked through hotwire and paid $78 a night. The breakfast is good and plentiful. the wifi worked perfectly and there was a beautiful view of the lagoon/estuary out our window on the back... More 

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kevin448899, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and thank you for staying with us! We appreciate all the feed back we can get! I am glad that you found us to be of great value and the location was great for you! Two blocks from beach and a mile from downtown is most convenient! We... More 

Porterville
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84 reviews 84 reviews
58 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed 2 nights here in Dec 2014, over a weekend. the hotel is older but in reasonably good repair. the real advantage is it's 5 minutes away form the Monterrey wharf and aquarium, and averages $100/night less than hotels in Monterrey. Pros: front desk was cheerful and helpful wifi was pretty good beds were comfortable HIE standard breakfast, hot and... More 

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kevin448899, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your review and thank you for choosing us! We here you on the facelift, we will be doing a remodel with in the next few months which we think you will like! Unfortunately for some we will still have outdoor corridors.. We are beach town so most hotel were built this way for guests to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my wife stayed here for New Years and this hotel does not live up to its name. Our toilet was exhibiting a sewage smell which would happen throughout the day. They may be having plumbing issues. Also the rooms are ver outdated and beds uncomfortable. The breakfast was the worst I ever had at holiday inn. Usually they... More 

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kevin448899, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for the reviews! We appreciate all feedback as this improves the hotel! I am sorry that we did not live up to your expectations and that is what we strive for! Our breakfast items are the same at our hotel and every Holiday Inn Express. We have same distributer and food menu. The Holiday... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is by far the worst IHG brand hotel I have ever stayed at. The doors opened to the outside (very rare in an IHG brand). There was only one elevator and it was slow. I had to walk up 5 flights of stairs because of this. The rooms were very dated and there were stains all over the carpet.... More 

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kevin448899, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel! We appreciate all the feedback we get even the negative feedback as it helps us improve our hotel. We actually do not intend to change brands we are actually going to start remodeling soon to make improvements to the facility. The outdoor corridors and one... More 

Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

My sister and I stayed here 3 nights in November. It appeared to be clean, however I did not enjoy my stay. The windows were useless in blocking any sound from the very noisy highway this hotel sits off of. The temperature was hard to regulate, and the room was downright tiny. The wifi was functional, and we encountered no... More 

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kevin448899, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel! We appreciate all the feedback as it can help us improve our hotel! I am very sorry that the noise level was not to your liking.. I am not sure what side of the hotel you were on but the back of the hotel is... More 

San Jose, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We came down to Monterey for a quick weekend get-away. We arrived late, around 9 PM. The front desk representative, Jessica, was so enthusiastic and energetic and positive. She was like our own personal cheerleader! It was so re-freshing to be greeted so warmly. The rooms in this area open up to the outside. I think we must have been... More 

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kevin448899, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your Yelp and Tripadvisor review!! I have posted both on the back wall for all of the staff and Jessica to see! I know they will appreciate them! We do appreciate you taking the time out of your day to review our hotel! We are actually about to start a remodel soon so the next... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My wife and i are completely satisfied with our trip and we attribute the polite staff,and the cleanliness of the rooms with our satisfaction. A lady by the name of Simone was working the front desk when we arrived at HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS- SEASIDE CA., She was very polite,and gave a complete rundown of the amenities,locations,and directions,with a smile...nice. the... More 

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kevin448899, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and thank you for staying with us...we do appreciate your business!! I am very glad to hear that you have a nice getaway! This is our main objective being hoteliers!! I will pass on your review to the staff today in our daily meeting and I am sure... More 

Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It satisfied our needs for a one night stay. I didn't like the fact that it's a motel style property. That is the rooms face out to a outside hallway. The room heating/AM unit under the windows was very noisy. Otherwise the room was okay.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear sirpres, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences. Your opinion is very important to us, as it helps us identify areas in need of improvement. I am sorry to read that the room allocation you received and loud air conditioning unit were not up to your expectations and apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused... More 

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Address: 1400 Del Monte Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Seaside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay 2.5*
Number of rooms: 143
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