Stayed here as well as the Marriott (Spring Hill Suites) in Madera. Both have their pluses and minuses.
The hotel itself is very nice. Clean. Modern. Good shampoos, Very good shower. Good AC. Just your basic Holiday Inn Express. I booked it on Hotwire for $77 for a night. I would stay here again.
Pluses are: it is very quiet (MUCH more quiet than the Marriott), it is in a great part of town (walkable to home depot, lowes, office depot, marshalls, tj maxx, walmart, gamestop, taco bell, quiznos, everything...), easy entrance to the highway, gas station across the street.
Minuses are: the beds are not as good as the Marriott's, the rooms, and hotel as a whole, feel a bit darker and less comfortable than the Marriott's (the Marriott is like something you would expect to find in a San Francisco boutique hotel or so), the pool is pretty eh (then again the pool at the Marriott is no better), no complementary coffee all day (Marriott has this)
This review (and my review of the Marriott) was intended to provide a good comparison of two 3* hotels in Madera, should you be searching for hotels in the immediate area and see these two show up in a list. If I came back to Madera again, I would choose the Holiday Inn, just because of the location.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We are the perfect location whether business or pleasure brings you to Madera. Enjoy Starbucks(R) coffee next door before heading to Yosemite National Park South Gate Entrance, Sequoia, or Kings Canyon National Park. If you are visiting Madera, Chowchilla, or Fresno on business, we are easy access off Highway 99. Color-Box Georgia Pacific, Ardagh Group, Eurodrip USA, Gruma Sa De CV, Constellation Brands, Pacific Gas and Electric, Platt Electric, Praxair, JBT Corporation, BHS Corrugated, Advantage Drainage Systems, Air Liquide, Sealed Air are within five minutes of the hotel. SJVC and SCCCD are a few miles away. Madera Community Hospital is five minutes away. Valley Childrens Hospital is a half hour away. We are thirty minutes from Yosemite International Airport FAT. We offer free parking and Road Warriors can keep up exercise routines with our onsite Fitness Center. Lions Town and Country Park is our nearby Sports Complex. Table Mountain Casino hosts various concerts. Enjoy wine tasting with the Madera Wine Trail, watch a car race at Madera Speedway or golf at Pheasant Run or Madera Municipal Golf Course. Walk to nearby restaurants and shopping or relax in the outdoor pool or hot tub. Start each morning with our complimentary hot breakfast. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Express Madera Hotel Madera
- Holiday Inn Madera