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Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay

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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester
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58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is not worthy of the Holiday Inn Express name. Concrete walkways with holes in them, dirty concrete walls. Hotel rooms off open blocks with metal dented doors. Is an old fashioned cheap Motel. Rooms themselves are ok inside if not dirty - the light cable by my bed was encrusted with dirt and dust and the valence on... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for 2 nights. Just barely ok. The whole experience staying there was a bit depressing. Not impressed with the room - a bit on the small side. Not the cleanest but not the dirtiest I've stayed in. I've stayed in other Holiday Inn Express hotels and had a much better experience. 15-20 minute drive to Monterey Bay (more if... 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 did not like the hotel in the current state.! We are in fact 3 to 4 block from the beach or Monterey Bay. The drive time should be about 2 min. or less with traffic. As you know we are currently going through... More 

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springfield mo
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67 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not exactly at Monterey Bay , but a clean, comfortable place to stay. Parking was easy and easy access to places you want to stay. No complaints and we would stay here again. Rooms were very comfortable with space for everything you need.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review and thank you for the time you took to review our hotel. We are delighted that your stay was very comfortable and that you enjoyed your time with us! As you know we are going through a remodel and we hope to see after we have made the improvements! We very much appreciate... More 

Crescent City, California, USA
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56 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This expensive room was literally half the size compared to what we're used to at the typically superb Holiday Inn Express hotels, like the excellent facility at the Arcata, California Airport. Grounds are dirty, and occupants are allowed to smoke in their rooms. The parking lot floor strongly smells of tobacco smoke. This is a fourth-rate hotel, and we won't... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback we do appreciate it! I am sorry that you will not be staying with us again!! We are a 100% Non smoking hotel and do not intentionally allow guests to smoke in the rooms or on the walkways! We play close attention to guests smoking and if we spot this we put a... More 

Austin
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was a bit away from the nicer part of town (it was not actually in Monterey though quite close) but felt safe and was an easy drive to where we wanted to go. Our first room was on the ground floor which I did not like. The staff was very accommodating when we asked to be switched and... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us here at the Holiday Inn Express Monterey Bay. We do appreciate your feedback! I am glad that you enjoyed the breakfast and the staff as well as the clean room. The walking path behind the hotel is part of the city and we are working with them to ensure it is kept... More 

San Jose, CA
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small quaint clean place next to an even bigger Embassy Suites. Mutifloor. Had first floor room. Clean and quiet. Adequate parking. About 1 1/2 miles to the beach. Staff helpful with info on local restraunts and places of interest to see. Full free breakfast from 7:00 to 9:30. Good choices of breakfast foods. Witin miles of Monterey. Close to beaches... More 

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kevin448899, Front Office at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Hello Mr. Glen Undajon, We are very grateful for your feedback and want to thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We are pleased that you enjoyed our location and the close proximity to the beaches. Monterey, and local restaurants to meet your expectations. It is great to hear that our front desk staff assisted you with all the necessary... More 

Oakdale, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this hotel! It has an awesome hot breakfast, free parking, free internet, a hot tub, pool, and a nice lake pond in the back of hotel and across the street! Plus it's a 10 minute walk to the beach! It's clean, with triple sheeting... And the staff is super friendly!!

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kevin448899, Front Office at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Jamie552, Thank you for your spectacular review. We are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful stay! We also would like to thank you for your kind words regarding our staff here at the Holiday inn express Monterey Bay. We try our best to make a memorable impression for the guest and work hard to ensure you have... More 

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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got lucky with a room on a Saturday night. The location is good close to Carmel's busy streets and far enough to get some sleep. We stayed in 201 pool facing to get away from the freeway noise. Room was decent looks like they're in the middle do renovations. The room was clean and a decent size. The lamp to... More 

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kevin448899, Front Office at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and sharing your thoughts on TripAdvisor. Your input is extremely important to our hotel staff so that we can continue to strive to meet our guests expectations. Thank you for letting us know that the charging station was not working properly during the stay, we sincerely apologize for... More 

Saint Paul, MN
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is outdated. It's front staff seemed bother by having to check us in. When I asked whether we could get a suite, I got a snippy comment, "no we don't have suites here." I stated that I would have not known that to be the case. A $280 plus price tag for something that resembles lower end hotels... 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! We do appreciate the feedback that we get as it helps us a great deal! I am very sorry that your stay did not seem to go well and I apologize that you were not impressed with the facilities! I will share with my staff your review today in our weekly meeting! As... More 

United Kingdom
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31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Gteat value hotel, good hot breakfast, but ask for a room overlooking the pool as the wind at the front of the hotel is very strong. Unfortunately the hotel was being modernized but still well looked after. Rooms a good size, but the washing and bathroom facilities are a little cramped

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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 thank you for staying with us! Also Happy Anniversary! We know these are special occasions and we are glad you choose us when in the Monterey Bay area. As you mentioned we are going through a modernization which will make the hotel even better! We all here at the Holiday Inn express... More 

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