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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came in late on a Wednesday night. Pete at the front desk was very cordial. He was able to book us in the last room he had on a sold out night. Parking lot was packed! Breakfast was great just what we needed before we headed out. We had no time to enjoy the pool. Maria at the front... More 

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Hammond, Louisiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Booked a night at this holiday in a few weeks ago. Our rental broke down two hours short of Watsonville. Had to crash in San Luis and get a new rental in the morning. Contacted booking.com and they were very nice and they said for me to call the hotel. I contact this property and they explained to me in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Hotel is located near a walking path we had a view of this from our room. We loved the hot &free breakfast Included In our rate and friendly desk associates that helped me find a tire place to fix a flat.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This review is not for the room. It's a review on how the call was answered by the front desk. We were on the road all day and decided to stop to rest for the night. We searched and found Holiday Inn few miles away in Watsonville. We called the front desk and ask if they have room available. A... More 

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hixwatsonville, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville, responded to this review

Gwapagirl40, Let me please offer my sincere apologies for the way your call was handled by my team! I can assure you that we normally take time to assist all of our guests and I will be addressing this with the agent that was on duty when you called in. I hope you will give us a try in the... More 

Greece
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Dirty, outdated and dusty... Really unexpected from a Holiday Inn. Unfortunately there are not so many options you can choose from around the city. The breakfast was a bit better than in other Hotels of same Price range in US. Recommended if you are not so picky on cleanliness.

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hixwatsonville, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville, responded to this review

Mihaela R, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences at our hotel. I am very sorry that you did not find our facilities up to your expectations. We work very hard to maintain a clean and welcoming environment. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed breakfast. We hope to see you again in the near future.... More 

Gilbert, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This was a surprising nice place with an indoor wooded room pool. The indoor pool area was nice and did not smell. the rooms were clean and refreshing and we were close to family in the area as well as the ocean and near by Monterey. I would recommend this place to anybody visiting the south bay area.

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hixwatsonville, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville, responded to this review

bret r, I am so glad that you enjoyed our indoor pool, it is certainly one of the many reasons our guests keep coming back! We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Amy More 

clifton, nj
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stayed here August 2014 for 4 nights. We found the rooms to be clean and the staff friendly. The breakfast was the usual hot coffee, juice, muffins, cafeteria eggs and a pancake self serve station going non stop. It was about 25 minutes commuting time to all the events we attended from Laguna Seca to Pebble. Not bad for under... More 

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hixwatsonville, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville, responded to this review

mywickedshelby, I am so glad that you stayed with us during speed week. I am sorry that you were not able to find a restaurant after you arrived, as we actually are located within walking distance to over 10 restaurants! When you come in next ask the front desk and they would be more than happy to help you find... More 

New York City, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

As an IHG Rewards Club Platinum Elite member, this is what I've come to expect from HI Express. Clean comfortable rooms, adequate well stocked breakfast, friendly staff. A well maintained property both inside and out. This hotel was pricey for a budget type hotel, but keep in mind that it's summer vacation season. It's a good location for visiting the... More 

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hixwatsonville, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville, responded to this review

moprep, We are honored to have had an Elite member stay with us! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, we cannot wait to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards, Amy More 

San Jose, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was our second stay at this HIE in Watsonville, which we chose for the location near Monterey and the coast. In addition, we are birders and knew there would be birding in the general area near the hotel. We had a satisfactory stay in 2007, so we chose to stay again based on the latest TripAdvisor reviews. Be aware... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This Holiday Inn is a bit dated around the edges. However it is a good base for a break if you plan to visit Santa Cruz and Monterey. Staff were pleasant but I did have to ask them twice on day one for help before they fixed the tv. Turned out it just needed new batteries which must be a... More 

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hixwatsonville, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville, responded to this review

SDP40, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your stay with us. Our team prides itself in responding as quickly as possible to guest requests, so I will be sure to share your positive comments with them! We are currently working to find a more Eco-friendly solution for our breakfast utensils, we will be sure to... More 

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