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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Santa Cruz

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You can relish the comforts of home when you choose to stay at our Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz. Our hotel's location offers easy access to the Boardwalk, picturesque beaches, towering redwoods and terrific shopping. Our new Santa Cruz, CA hotel is the perfect starting point for a trip to Northern California.Corporate guests appreciate our business amenities and the location of our hotel in Santa Cruz, CA. We are located near local businesses such as Plantronics, Santa Cruz County Offices and UC Santa Cruz. We offer free high-speed, wireless Internet access and a 24-hour business center, so you can stay productive while you travel. You can enjoy a barefoot stroll along the beach, thrill rides at the historic Santa Cruz Boardwalk or a visit to the Surfing Museum because our Santa Cruz hotel's location is perfect for a California vacation. The family might love a ride on the Roaring Camp Railroad through the Redwood forest. It's easy to take a vineyard tour, indulge in shopping at the Capitola Village or take a stroll along the Santa Cruz wharf.Our hotel in Santa Cruz, CA has outstanding amenities like a well-equipped Fitness Center, a Sauna and a sparkling, outdoor pool and guest patio. Our contemporary rooms pamper you with HDTV and iPod docking stations. There's even a free, hot breakfast. Discover why we're the best choice among hotels in Santa Cruz, CA.
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Grade: 64 out of 100
115Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
20Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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We found this hotel to be clean and very well kept. Anything we needed the hotel seemed to have from comfortable beds and rooms, to forgotten toiletries to get us through. The continental breakfast served daily was well stocked with options for everyone. The location of the
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I have stayed at this hotel since it opened - when I visit parents in Santa Cruz. I can't count the number of times I've stayed here. This time wasn't good. First - the pillows stunk. Like they weren't washed. All of them. I couldn't sleep as I felt like I was sleeping in
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Santa Cruz
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Debora F, Thanks for choosing Holiday Inn Express & Suites Santa Cruz for your lodging needs and for leaving us feedback. It's quite frustrating to learn that we did not live up to your expectations because of the condition of our in-room amenities. It's disappointing that we were not able to provide you with the best quality facilities. Rest assured it will be reviewed and most certainly be forwarded to the appropriate departments to ensure similar situations can be avoided in the future. I truly hope that we will have a chance to make it up to you and provide you with a better experience upon your return. All the best, Peter J. Case Manager IHGService
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What a great hotel in a very convenient location. I stayed here for one night during a business trip and it met all of my needs. The room I stayed in was very comfortable, spacious, clean, and, surprisingly, very quiet. Wi-fi was of a decent speed too. The Holiday Inn Express
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l like the nice and clean room. The bed is really comfortable and cozy. Good experience with this hotel. Some parking lots are under ground so when you park your car you better need to be careful. Because parking space is a little bit small. But other thing s are ok. Nice
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Good structure with all the sevices necessary: swimming pool, laundry self-service, garage internal, excellent breakfast included. The room and the bath are of dimensions standard well furnished and very clean. How already said the breakfast is very good, varies and very
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We have a yorkie. Do you accept pets with perhaps a pet fee?
I think your question is best directed at the hotel, I was only a guest there.
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Do you take dogs?
Hi, I suggest you call the hotel directly.
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Do you have smoking rooms
Is there meeting space
Only in the area that you eat breakfast.
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"Rooms away from the front are quieter"
"Price varied quite a bit from night to night, so shop around if dates are flexible."
"Ask for a room that does not face the street."
"Farther from the street is good, quieter rooms."
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PRICE RANGE
$109 - $352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSanta Cruz
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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