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“A Very Good Hotel” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Holiday Inn Express Stockton Southeast

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Holiday Inn Express Stockton Southeast
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   5045 Kingsley Road, Stockton, CA 95215 (Formerly Hampton Inn & Suites Stockton)   |  
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Ranked #4 of 27 hotels in Stockton
Oakland, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
66 hotel reviews
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“A Very Good Hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was pleasantly surprised at how nice this Holiday Inn Express is! The front desk staff were very friendly and accommodating. They give complementary snack bags to IHG Rewards members. Plus, the rooms were cleaned to a very high standard. The facility is nicely maintained and the parking lot is well lit. The rooms have a small fridge which always comes in handy instead of a beverage center with all of those silly sensors that charge you when you try to make room for your water bottle.

There is the complimentary breakfast, which is standard for this segment of the industry, but what I really appreciated was the instant oatmeal, hot water and cinnamon rolls that were available well before the breakfast hour. It was nice to have something to grab on the run since we were checking out well before breakfast. The only reason I didn't rate the property as "excellent" is because my 4AM wake up call came at 4:32 AM. Thankfully, it was just a back up to my iPhone alarm.

Although the Hilton property where some of my co-workers stayed is rated slightly higher (3rd as apposed to 4th in the city) and is closer to BJ's, Chili's, etc; Hilton Honors points expire quickly (one year from last stay). As a result, I have lost 10s of thousands of points over the years and it leaves a bad feeling toward the brand.

Overall, this property feels like a well-managed enterprise. If in Stockton again, HIE Southeast will be my first choice!

Room Tip: If you are a light sleeper, ask for an east-facing room away from the 99 Freeway.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Nikisha R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Stockton Southeast, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Dear Balad,

Thank you for taking your time to give us such a wonderful review! It means so much to our Staff and they appreciate YOU! It also makes us feel even more AWESOME knowing that you have chosen us over our competitor. Like you stated IHG Rewards points never expire so you will always have your points even when you take a break from traveling that is what separates us from the others. We look forward to your next visit and we will have a cinnamon roll waiting for you.

Thank you, happy safe travels!

Sincerely,

Nikisha
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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81 reviews 81 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here overnight for a softball tournament. Room was super comfortable and clean. Good space in the bathroom for two. Beds were extra comfortable. Had toilet that stopped up and they handled it immediately and had no further problems. We had an even numbered room on the third floor which I would not recommend. The hotel is right on Highway 99 and the even rooms face the freeway with the third floor at road level. It was pretty noisy but we were tired and it was tolerable. I would go with the odd numbered rooms. Did not eat the breskfast. Hotel had Denny's, Jack in the Box, Taco Bell, and a Chevron station adjacent. Definitely a decent stop for a night or two.

Stayed June 2014
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Nikisha R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Stockton Southeast, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Dear Maboc,


Thank you for taking your time to give us such a wonderful review! It means so much to our Staff and they appreciate YOU! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your Stay and our Hotel and we hope to see you again soon!

Thank you, happy safe travels!
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Bonney Lake, Washington
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Stockton on Kingsley Road and had an enjoyable experience. The first night we stayed in an even numbered room on the back side of the hotel. It was a nice clean room and very comfortable but there was a lot of road noise from the freeway that is directly behind the hotel. In the morning we asked the front desk clerk if we could get an odd numbered room on the front side of the hotel for our second night. She explained to us that they only showed a reservation for one night, but went out of her way to accommodate us for a second night on the front side of the hotel, which was much quieter.
They do offer a free breakfast but it was the same items for both days. All in all it was a very comfortable, clean hotel at a reasonable price.

Room Tip: Even numbered rooms on the front side of the hotel are much quieter.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Coarsegold, California
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39 hotel reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This hotel was extremely clean. The hotel is very close to the freeway. There are many restaurants near the hotel . The rooms are very nice. They always seemed to have that "fresh" smell. The staff was very nice. The rate was reasonable.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nikisha R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Stockton Southeast, responded to this review, May 20, 2014
Dear Mark B,


Thank you for taking your time to give us such a wonderul review! It means so much to our Staff and they appreciate YOU! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your Stay and our Hotel and we hope to see you again soon!
Thank you, happy safe travels!



Sincerely,

Nikisha Richardson
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Central Valley, California
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11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Rooms were clean. Awesome staff. Nice breakfast choices. Great prices. Safe for kids. I would stay again. There is a starbuck taco bell jack in the box seven eleven in walking distance from hotel. And a chevron gas station.

Stayed May 2014
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Nikisha R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Stockton Southeast, responded to this review, May 20, 2014
Dear Toccara S.,


Thank you for taking your time to give us such a wonderul review! It means so much to our Staff and they appreciate YOU! We are also glad to here that our hotel was a safe environment for your children because that is our number one goal to provide a safe and confortable environment for our guest. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your Stay and our Hotel and we hope to see you again soon!

Thank you, happy safe travels!



Sincerely,

Nikisha Richardson
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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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75 reviews 75 reviews
22 hotel reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This hotel was very clean and comfortable for a quick overnight. We were in town to visit University of the Pacific. It no longer has a negotiated rate with the university. It was close to the freeway which was nice but not in great proximity to the school.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Nikisha R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Stockton Southeast, responded to this review, May 20, 2014
Dear Jennlarra,


Thank you for taking your time to give us such a wonderul review! It means so much to our Staff and they appreciate YOU! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your Stay and our Hotel and we hope to see you again soon!
Thank you, happy safe travels!



Sincerely,

Nikisha Richardson
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

Our work team had a training in Stockton and the hotel was near our location. I was very pleasantly surprised by the comfort and quality of this hotel. The room was quiet and the bed was good. There was free wi-fi with a strong and consistent signal which I really appreciated. Nothing is more annoying than a hotel that advertises free wi-fi but doesn't deliver, especially when you're trying to work. Another pleasant bonus was what the hotel called a free "customer appreciation" reception that was 2 hours of beer and wine with vegetables, chips and dips, cheeses, and freshly baked cookies. Very nice. The free breakfast was surprisingly good as well. There was hot and cold cereal, sweet rolls, toast, bagels, an egg thing (not so great) and a really neat pancake machine that turned out good pancakes. The coffee was excellent and there was also tea. Best of all. The staff was extremely pleasant. The night person gave us a few recommendations for dinner and the one suggestion we took was very good. The woman serving the evening "appreciation" reception and the breakfast server were both smiling and helpful. I thought this hotel did a fine job and I would stay here again if traveling through the area.

Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
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Nikisha R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Stockton Southeast, responded to this review, May 20, 2014
Dear Susan M.

Thank you for taking your time to give us such a wonderul review! It means so much to our Staff and they appreciate YOU! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your Stay and our Hotel and we hope to see you again soon!
Thank you, happy safe travels!



Sincerely,

Nikisha Richardson
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Address: 5045 Kingsley Road, Stockton, CA 95215 (Formerly Hampton Inn & Suites Stockton)
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Location: United States > California > Stockton
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 27 hotels in Stockton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Stockton Southeast 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Recently completed a 1.5 million dollar renovation. This beautiful 73 rooms property features 73 guest rooms and 50 person meeting space. Join us Monday through Wednesdays for complimentary hospitality including beer, wine,snacks. ... more   less 
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