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Holiday Inn Express El Centro

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69 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very comfortable hotel, but three things stand out. There are three properties in town that had rates of around $150/night on the day of my stay. They included this one and the two Marriott properties. All other hotels in town had rates in the $50-$99 range including the nice new BW across the street from the HI... More 

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Thank Harvey G
CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express El Centro, responded to this review

Dear Harvey G: Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us regarding your recent stay at our Holiday Inn Express. I sincerely apologize for any misunderstanding in billing; at the time of check in, the amount of room, tax, and a small incidental "cushion" is authorized on a credit card. This is a standard... More 

Mesa, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this Hotel after another Wyndham Hotel in San Diego was not able to provide us the rooms we booked online. The beds were very comfortable. My wife said this was probably the best hotel Bed she has slept on. The hotel and rooms were clean and looked new. The Breakfast was great.

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Thank mabbsuns
CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express El Centro, responded to this review

Dear mabbsuns: Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us! We know how important a great night's sleep is, so it is incredibly gratifying to hear that your wife enjoyed our beds so much! It is my sincere hope that we can count on seeing you again in the future! Kind Regards, Calista Fulton Guest Services Manager More 

Gloucester, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This was a comfortable spot to crash for three days but I felt the price was high for what it was. The desk staff were very friendly and eager to accommodate. My issues were that the internet was crushingly slow and intermittent despite a strong WiFi signal, and the breakfast was the standard bread and cereal fare along with a... More 

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Thank Skymonkey_177
CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express El Centro, responded to this review

Dear Skymonkey_177: Thank you so much for sharing your recent experience at our Holiday Inn Express. I am sorry that you felt our price was on the higher side; we strive to maintain competitive pricing with other hotels in our area. I am so pleased to hear though, that the rest of your stay was a pleasant one and that... More 

San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I have family in El Centro, and we stay in a hotel when we visit. The last two visits we stayed at the Marriot. We found it very clean, the breakfast was fine, and the staff was very courteous and positive. I plan to stay there on my next visits. Also, the price was very competitive.

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Thank Joe M
CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express El Centro, responded to this review

Dear Joe M: Thank you so much for sharing your feedback with us regarding your recent stay. I will be sharing your comments with our staff and management team to serve as motivation to keep up the good work! We hope your travels bring you our way again soon! Warm regards, Calista Fulton Guest Services Manager More 

Sacramento, California
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20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night in a king room. Room is equipped with fridge and microwave. Clean, spacious and close to freeway but I would ask for a room facing away from freeway. Checkin was easy, offered bottled water and the option of having late checkout at 2 pm if an Honors member. Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages offered from 5 pm to... More 

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Thank Mimi9095
CalistaF, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express El Centro, responded to this review

Dear Mimi9095: Thank you so much for sharing your experience at our Holiday Inn Express. I am so pleased to know that you found our staff and facilities to be enjoyable. It is my sincere hope that you will consider staying with us again on your future travels. Sincerely, Calista Fulton Guest Services Manager More 

Prestwick, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

When you stop only for a couple of days the main requirements are clean and tidy, and good value, with spacious rooms. This HIE has them all and throws in an acceptable breakfast for free. Very pleasant staff.

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Thank Eddie W
CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express El Centro, responded to this review

Dear Eddie W: Thank you so much for sharing your feedback with us. I am so pleased to hear that you found your time with us to be of good value, and that you enjoyed our clean, spacious rooms. We know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and we take pride in being able to provide... More 

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

75% percent of the channels advertised in the rooms are not available. No Nickelodeon for kids, no ESPN or HBO for adults. I had to reinsert the access card to get the television to work. Something the housekeeper should've reported. The refrigerator in the room was missing the on/off button and was ticking all night. I tried to disconnect it... More 

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Thank wr2001
CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express El Centro, responded to this review

Dear wr2001: Please allow me to apologize that your time with us did not meet your expectations. We take a great deal of pride in our hotel, and our staff strives to ensure that each of our guests leave satisfied. I regret that this was not your experience. Your comments have been shared with our housekeeping and maintenance teams, so... More 

San Diego, California
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140 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

The hotel looks feels and smells new. The rooms were very clean and spacious. The bed linen was new or nearly new. All of the towels in the bath were new or nearly new. I stayed for four nights and needed work space. The front desk upgraded me to a very nice suite for a very reasonable additional price. The... More 

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CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express El Centro, responded to this review

Dear Tom F: Thank you so much for sharing your experience at our Holiday Inn Express. We take a great deal of pride in our staff and services, and I am so gratified that we succeeded in making your stay a good one. It is my sincere hope that you consider us in the future, if you find yourself in... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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187 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Stayed one night after a day of birding at the Salton Sea. It is close to Interstate 8 but does not suffer from the road noise. It looks fairly new and up-to-date to me. We had a nice room with microwave and refrigerator. The bed was very comfortable and the sheets soft. Would stay there again if in the area.

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1 Thank Richard H
CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express El Centro, responded to this review

Dear Richard H: Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts with us regarding your recent stay at our Holiday Inn Express El Centro. We take a great deal of pride in our property and make efforts to ensure that our guests are as comfortable as possible. I am pleased that we met this goal for... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here whilst working in the local area for a week. The hotel is in good condition. The rooms are comfortable, especially the beds. The service on the room has been faultless so far. It's a delight to come back to a fresh bed that's welcoming and comfortable after a full days work. The staff have been nothing but welcoming... More 

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Thank EvilSpud
CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express El Centro, responded to this review

Dear EvilSpud: Thank you so much for your kind words! The candid feedback of our guests is valuable to us, and I greatly appreciate that you took the time to let us know how we are doing! The comfort and convenience of our guests is our top priority, and I am pleased to know that our staff met your expectations... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to your best option for service, comfort, and value in the Southern California desert. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in El Centro offers 100 beautifully appointed, all non-smoking rooms and minisuites with a variety of features and amenities available to ensure that your travel needs are well taken care of. Be sure to start your day off right with our Express Start breakfast; we also have conference and banquet rooms available for your event or business needs. All rooms come equipped with free high speed Internet access, in-room fridge and microwaves, irons, ironing boards, hairdryers and in-room coffee services. Pay per view movies and games are available as well. Pamper yourself in one of our Jacuzzi or balcony suites. We are centrally located in El Centro and within minutes of many recreational activities including golfing, fishing, birdwatching, bowling, museums, shopping and fine dining. El Centro Regional Medical Center and Centinela State Prison are located nearby. The Imperial Valley is famous for seasonal activities such as the Cattle Call Rodeo, the Midwinter Fair and Fiestaand the Blue Angels Air Show, held annually at the nearby Naval Air Facility.Be sure to check out the Imperial Valley Sand Dunesor Glamis, where scenes from your favorite movies have been filmed. Also experience the unique culture south of the border in Mexicali, Mexico, which is known for its shopping and dining. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express El Centro

Address: 350 Smoketree Dr, El Centro, CA 92243-4557
Location: United States > California > California Desert > El Centro
Price Range: $114 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express El Centro 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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