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Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1400 Del Monte Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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West Hartford, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay here every two or three months and each time it is better. They are now even more organized and efficient even though the price stays low. The room was basic and clean, with good Wifi, quiet at night and a great stuffed easy chair for reading or watching TV.

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miketheredfan
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is fine if you are staying a day or two it has all the basic requirements.Our room was basic but clean and the room was serviced each day.We had a small problem when a leak was discovered in our room. The staff were on it straight away and offered to move us.The staff were friendly and helpful.

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

Dear miketheredfan, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review regarding your recent stay. I appreciate and wish to thank you for the kind comments intended for the staff. Please accept our deepest apologies for the inconvenience you had with the leak. I assure you that every comment, no matter how small, is taken very seriously. We... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its s nice hotel at 2 minutes drive from Monterey's old fishermen wharf. We got it at a good price ($55) on priceline.com since our stay was during week days. We were on the fifth floor and ran out of water because of some issue with the pumps. They managed it well and put us all on floors below and... More

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

Dear Ahmad K, Thank you for taking the time to relay your comments regarding our property during your recent stay. I am pleased that our location worked for your needs. On the other hand, it is regrettable to hear that you were inconvenienced by the water problem, but we are happy that our staff was able to rectify the issue.... More

San Jose, California
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54 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travel a lot ... and use Hotwire for last minute getaways. I was surprised this hotel was considered to be Monterey - when i booked a 3* and once you hit purchase - find out what you got. But - in the end - it was only 2.5 miles from the wharf and really convenient. Tons of free parking.... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and for staying with us! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you would stay with us again in a heartbeat!! We are actually going to be making some improvements to the building soon so that should make your next stay that much more enjoyable!! Hope to... More

Independence, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I reserved a room at this hotel as we were traveling to southern California. As we were checking in, they charged me an additional fee for reserving a room. They wifi was very poor. Part of our decision to stay there was the photo of their pool and hot tub. However, the hot tub was not working when we arrived.... More

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

Dear Guest, I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us.. We did have a temporary water issue that was fixed very quickly and will not happen again!! We are actually remodeling the hotel very soon so we are sure if you do decide to stay with us again we are sure you will like the... More

Panama City, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The hotel is centrally located convenient to Hwy 1 and many shops and restaurants. The staff is very friendly and the free breakfast is much better than average. The bed was very comfortable. The bad was that more than once we ran out of water in the shower. Seems that water pressure drops and water doesn't get to the 5th... 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 the feedback!! All of the staff here at the Holiday Inn Express - Monterey Bay appreciate your business and are glad that the service and beds were to your liking!! We hope you stay with us again the next time you are in... More

Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Just stayed here for 2 nights for a Monterey trip. The hotel is located about 10-20 minutes drive to most tourist attractions such as 17 mile drive, Cannery row, Fishermen's Wharf, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Carmel, etc. And you don't have drive long ways to get on the highway. It seems to be easy to get around there without much traffic.... 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 out of your day to review our hotel! And thank you for pointing out all the great features we offer! We are actually going to be remodeling the hotel soon so I am sure you will like it even more the next time you stay with us..if you choose us! Thank you... More

Chico, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
17 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here 4 years ago & thought it was a "good buy" and coming back now, I think it is even slightly better. Based on past experience, I asked for a room on the top floor & facing the opposite site of the ocean (and highway & traffic noise). I got Room 517, a corner room facing the little... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our hotel and thank you for taking the time to review out hotel! We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope that the next time you are in town that you choose to stay with us again! We would love to host you!! Thank you for your business!!... More

Newport Beach, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The rooms were clean but small for a family. The a/c worked well for a warm Monterey weekend. This is a plus as many local hotels have no a/c. The hotel was very loud as the rooms opened outside so each time someone walked by or rolled luggage we could hear. Complimentary breakfast was nice with a variety of offerings.... 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! I am sorry that you felt uncomfortable. Seeing a police car in our parking lot is very very rare and could happen to any location. We are in a very safe neighborhood actually the Monterey Bay area has a good reputation. We do offer security on the weekends... 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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