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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
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    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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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was very pleased with the hotel, just a few miles to Monterey bay wharf, cannery row and the aquarium. The staff is friendly, you get a decent size room, beds were comfortable, there's a fridge, microwave and a coffee maker in the room , along with free parking. You also get a free breakfast. (You can't go wrong) I... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent two nights here in February 2015. We like this brand of hotel because we always know what to expect…Well…not always! This hotel is not in Monterey but is actually in Seaside. It isn't too far from the downtown and Cannery Row but it is not in a great area. We were having dinner around 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 out of your day to write a review and to contact IHG directly! We understand you have been a long time loyal customer and appreciate all the feedback we have received. We do advertise that we are in Monterey Bay which is accurate and we are approx.. 300 feet from the city... More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This particular Holiday Inn has a back lake area with ducks and seagulls, a Chili's nearby and plenty of tourists places such as the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Whale watching tours. Hotel is steps (across the street, near a beach) from the Pacific in Seaside. As far as the hotel itself, it is keen, kind and a concerned service, social... More 

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The biggest asset of the hotel is the friendly staff. Always smiling and super helpful with any request I had. The room was super tidy except the little ants walking around, which didn't really bother me. I informed staff and they took care of it. I had a room with view onto the ocean side but you're not right at... 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 very glad that you enjoyed the breakfast and the location. I am glad we tended to the ants,,,sorry about that! We are actually about to start a renovation of the property to improve the hotel greatly! We hope the next time you are in our area... More 

Apex, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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 very glad that you enjoyed the a great night sleep!!. We are actually about to start a renovation of the property to improve the hotel greatly! We hope the next time you are in our area you choose us again as I am sure you will... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

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 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

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 

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84 reviews 84 reviews
58 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

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 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

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 

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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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