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Holiday Inn Express

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1836 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063 (Formerly Executive Inn)
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Maryland
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

-Very friendly helpful staff. -Nice note and fun visit from a friendly robot upon arrival to our room. The robot made cute noises, delivered us water, and welcomed us to the hotel. -Clean room and bathroom -Comfortable bed -Breakfast good -No problems with room reservation - room was what we requested and price was not a surprise. Was able to... More 

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1 Thank travlhappy
HIXStanford, Front Desk Staff at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello travlhappy, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review about you most recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express in Redwood City, CA. It's great to hear that our front desk agents were able to accommodate you with an early check-in and that our guest rooms, breakfast as well as everything else was... More 

Clover, South Carolina
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54 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment I was greeted by Chris upon arriving, I was impressed with this property. Rooms were updated with a modern touch and welcome notes from the staff was a nice touch. And yes, pretty cool opening the door to find a robot delivering a water.

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1 Thank Jay P
HIXStanford, Front Desk Staff at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello Jay P, Thank you for taking the time to write us this review about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express in Redwood City, CA. It's wonderful to hear that your trip to our location started off great with a warm welcome from our front desk team as well as that little hello you got from our delivery... More 

Idaho
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52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Standard rooms. Location on El Camino Real is convenient, but fairly mixed...lots of small shops, simple restaurants, etc. we stayed here for a Stanford graduation, and it was much less than hotels closer to Stanford, but still about $300 per night average.

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Thank Chuck S
HIXStanford, Front Desk Staff at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello Chuck S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express in Redwood City, CA. We hope that on your next trip to the area our prices will be more reasonable so that you can visit with us again! :) More 

Bentonville, Arkansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful property and the staff really goes the extra mile to make you feel welcome and special. Gracious and when you get to your room it's personalized and almost resort like. There was a letter with my name, a little towel animal and even the toilet paper folded into a bow. The property is updated and beautiful!... More 

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Thank Elizabeth F
HIXStanford, Front Desk Staff at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello Elizabeth F, Thank you for taking the time to write such a sweet review about your recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express in Redwood City, CA. Our property is a small one that is located on a main road, but to make up for that, our staff honestly tries their hardest to provide our guests with... More 

Phoenix
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I needed a reasonably priced hotel not far from Stanford and this fit the bill. Overall what I expect from a HI Express, standard buffet in morning and comfortable, clean surroundings. In fact I thought this room was very clean. I also was surprised by how quiet my room was until the morning rush started. I liked the bathroom, more... More 

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Thank Pandarus
HIXStanford, Front Desk Staff at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello Pandarus, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review about your recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express in Redwood City, CA! It's so great to hear that our recently updated guests rooms are above your expectations :) Downtown RWC is only a mile away, on your next trip to the area we hope... More 

Sacramento, CA
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34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I stayed here for a week on business. First, the Pros. PROS: * Free Wi-Fi. And it's actually fairly fast. * Room is clean and bed is comfortable with both 'soft' and 'firm' pillows--they are marked as such. * In room coffee. A one cup Krugeg (sp) coffee maker, * Covered parking * Free breakfast bar. This was my favorite... More 

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2 Thank jamminj
HIXStanford, Front Desk Staff at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello jamminj! Thanks for taking the time to write us this super kind review on your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express in Redwood City, CA. We're glad that you enjoyed our wide range of breakfast options and that restaurants in the area were convenient enough for you. The El Camino Real can be tricky...numbers do repeat in every... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

My husband and I were in town to visit family and stayed here two nights. The service was friendly and attentive. Even our robot server "Relay" was adorable. Our room was in the back on the 3rd floor. Extremely quiet with a little view. It was recently renovated and very nice, clean and spacious enough. The decor and furniture was... More 

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1 Thank joyce w
HIXStanford, Front Desk Staff at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello joyce w, It is very great to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at the Holiday Inn Express in Redwood City, CA. Our staff is so glad to hear that your room, breakfast options and even our Delivery Robot, Relay, were up to you and your husbands expectations. We are looking forward to seeing you again on... More 

Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

One of the smallest Express Holiday Inn. Inside is updated and new. Neighborhood is low average. Near shopping center, so you can get anything you like. NO IN ROOM COOKING. good size small refrigerator. Enough USB outlet for recharging electronics. They have a robot (aka BOT) that delivers small items (Bottle of water) to your room. BOT is interesting, but... More 

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1 Thank Sam K
HIXStanford, Front Desk Staff at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello Sam K, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a detailed review! :) We really enjoyed having you stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express in Redwood City, CA. Our location is on the small side but that allows our staff to give 110%, whether it be in the cleanliness of our rooms and common... More 

Wamboin, Australia
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77 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

This is a remarkably good hotel. While it is a Holiday Inn Express, the staff offer a remarkable level of friendly service, and it is excellent value for money. I was visiting Stanford University, and a bus goes to Palo Alto Station from the door. The immediate surroundings of the hotel are not very prepossessing, but it is a short... More 

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HIXStanford, Front Desk Staff at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello Menippus, Thank you for taking the time to leave this sweet review about your recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express in Redwood City, CA! We are pleased to hear that you were able to find shopping centers and downtown easily, also that our local transportation options were a convenient choice. Our entire staff is looking forward... More 

Raumati Beach, Wellington, New Zealand
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89 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Stayed here on a business trip. Very comfortable room, well appointed, very friendly and helpful staff. The robo-butler was a fun addition - really enjoyed seeing (him?) wandering the halls delivering things to people's rooms.

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Thank ShaneH13
HIXStanford, Front Desk Staff at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello ShaneH13, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review from your recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express in RWC-Central! It is great to hear that your business trip spent at our location was up to your expectations. And we are very glad that you enjoyed our Delivery Robot - his name is, Relay... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Redwood City/Menlo Park, California! We are located on the south side of Redwood City on El Camino Real (CA 82), within minutes of the quaint town of Atherton, Menlo Park, and the Stanford University. Our accommodations are perfect for business and leisure travelers, equipped with complimentary high-speed Internet access, two line telephones with voice mail, coffee maker, microwave and refrigerator, hairdryer, lighted make-up mirrors, iron and board. We also feature televisions equipped with 70 channels, HBO, DVD/VCR players. All king rooms come with a sofa sleeper. At the end of the day, enjoy an invigorating workout in our fitness center and relax in our Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. In the morning you will wake up to an inviting Express Start complimentary hot breakfast at the breakfast bar, featuring our famous cinnamon rolls and SMART Roast Coffee. Our friendly staff is ready to welcome you and make you feel right at home. Discover all that downtown Redwood City, Menlo Park, Atherton and Palo Alto have to offer at the convenient, comfortable Holiday Inn Express Redwood City. We are close to the Stanford University and Hospital, Kaiser Permanente Hospital and the Sequoia Hospital. We are strategically accessible to the Silicon Valley. We are also close to the corporate offices/buildings of Hewlett Packard, Yahoo, Microsoft, OmniCell, Google, Verisign, Synopsis, Verisign, NASA. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express

Address: 1836 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063 (Formerly Executive Inn)
Location: United States > California > Redwood City
Price Range: $168 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express 2.5*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Hotel Redwood City
Holiday Inn Redwood City
Redwood City Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Redwood City
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