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Holiday Inn Express Willows
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Willows
Certificate of Excellence
Leaburg, Oregon
Level 6 Contributor
101 reviews
74 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“Best In Willows”
Reviewed September 3, 2012

I believe we have stayed in just about every hotel in Willows over the years, and were pleased to see the Holiday Inn Express join the local scene a few years ago. The facility is clean and a typical layout for the chain. Rooms are very well maintained, and I always enjoy a warm cookie upon check-in. Visitors will pay a price well above the local competition, but it is worth it. For dinner, try Nancy's Airport Cafe on the west side of I-5, across from Walmart.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Jamie H, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Willows, responded to this review, October 14, 2012
Douglas M, we thank you so much for your return patronage, great review, and helpful tips to other guest for dinning. Holiday Inn Express Willows is very fortunate to be a part of such a wonderful community. From everyone here at Holiday Inn Express Willows we hope to see you next time and safe travels!
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Oregon City, Oregon
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Reviewed August 13, 2012

Overall great hotel. nice and clean. Only thing that ruined it a little was landscaper at 830 in the morning using blower for almost 20 minutes. The fumes were coming in through ac vent on top of it. So waking to fumes and blower going rarrrr rarrr rarrrr rarrr rrarrrr when we planned to sleep in. I landscape so I totally get it but please schedule your landscaper for later in the day or at least after 10 or 11.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Jamie H, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Willows, responded to this review, October 14, 2012
Steven, thank you so much for taking the time to give us such a great review. We have talked about your concerns and have scheduled the landscaper for different times, you will defintley get to sleep in. From everyone here at the Holiday Inn Express Willows, we hope to see you next time and safe travels!
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Sebastopol, California
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273 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2012

This hotel is a great stop on HWY 5 with good amenities and nice bed!
Room is spacious and has a good flat screen tv.
Has also a small swimming pool and hot tub and everything was very clean.
Breakfast was ok! could have more fruit...
I will be back!

Room Tip: 3 floor is probably the best place to be!
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Jamie H, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Willows, responded to this review, October 14, 2012
Ricardofr, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your kind words. We will definetly be getting different fruit as the seasons change. From everyone here at the Holiday Inn Express Willows we hope to see you next time and Safe Travels!
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San Francisco, California
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2012

Overview:
Holiday Inn Express in Willows, California was a great place to rest from the highway. The staff are very helpful and friendly, and the hotel features convenient amenities.

Pros:
The hotel rooms were very clean, spacious, and nicely furnished. It was nice to have a little sitting area and a flat screen TV at hand. Suites feature a larger seating area, 2 TVs, and a kitchenette for bigger groups of guests. The beds were comfy, and the pillows were even labeled (firm/soft) for the picky kind of sleeper. The walls were very thick, so we weren't easily disturbed by our neighbors.
The pool and gym were a decent size and very clean. The breakfast there was also very well-made, and there was a lot of variety.
And guess what, right across the street is a Subway!

Cons:
The floors are a bit thin, we could here the people above us walking around. The couch-to-a-bed was very uncomfortable, since the springs were so noticeable. Lastly, since the inn is situated in Willows, there is very little to see or do during your stay.

The last word:
Overall, I really liked the service and design of the hotel. The price was affordable and reasonable, and well worth the room. You can expect great service from the many friendly staff that work there. I would highly recommend this hotel to any traveler looking for a cozy, convenient place to stay!

(If this was a great help to you, give me a helpful vote! <3)

Room Tip: Rooms on the ends of the halls are usually much quieter than the ones closest to the elevator. ;)
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Jamie H, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Willows, responded to this review, October 14, 2012
A K, thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review and helpful tips for future guest. We always like to hear the pros and the cons. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. From eveyone here at the Holiday Inn Express Willows, we hope to see you next time. Safe Travels!
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Fontana, California
Level 3 Contributor
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 3, 2012

Due to my business I do a lot of traveling and stay at a lot of hotels. Amie was working the front desk when I arrived. She made me feel very welcome and was very helpful. This is not always true at other hotels. She did a great job. The hotel was very nice and the room was excellent. Although all of the staff was very helpful and polite, Amie went the extra mile to make sure I had a comfortable stay. Thank you.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
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wlwca, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Willows, responded to this review, September 2, 2012
We thank you so much for your feedback and kind words. Amie is definetly a valuble employee, who goes above and beyond for her guest. We are so glad she could make your trip comfortable. From everyone here at the Holiday Inn Express Willows, we hope to see you soon and safe travels!
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Level 3 Contributor
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 2, 2012

staying here the last few times I have been in the Willows area made my trip all the better. It's a wonderful hotel, very clean and the staff members go over and beyond to extend they're welcome. We will stay again and encourage any others traveling through to as well.

Room Tip: They have a standard king which is a great spacious room !
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Brianna B
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wlwca, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Willows, responded to this review, September 2, 2012
We thank you for your wonderful review and for the kind words of our front desk. They definetly try to go above and beyond so you feel more than welcome. From everyone here at Holiday Inn Express Willows, we hope to you soon and safe travels!
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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2012

We stayed at this hotel on our way to Southern California and it was a great place to spend the night after a long day on the road. We stayed in a room that had a king bed and a pull out sofa bed. It felt roomy and comfortable for two adults and two kids. The pool looked a little dirty, but we didn't swim in it. The breakfast was fantastic. The hostess was charming and the food was really good! There were many choices, including a pancake machine, which my kids loved. We wish we'd stopped here again on our way back north!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Karen N
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wlwca, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Willows, responded to this review, September 2, 2012
We thank you for letting us be apart of your trip to Southern Ca. and for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are truly sorry about the pool and glad you enjoyed the breakfast. From everyone here at the Holiday Inn Express Willows, we hope to see you soon and safe travels!
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Property: Holiday Inn Express Willows
Address: 545 N Humboldt Ave, Willows, CA 95988-3502
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Location: United States > California > Willows
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Willows
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Willows 3*
Number of rooms: 62
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Willows 545 N. Humboldt Ave Willows CA 95988, United States Welcome to Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Willows, California! Conveniently located on I-5 midway between Sacramento and Redding and near Chico. Willows, California invites you to experience this cozy town with great local restaurants like Casa Ramos, Black bear Diner and the popular Starbucks. For the thrill seekers, Willows features Thunderhill Raceway Park, home to popular national races and events. For entertainment, Rolling Hills Casino is only 25 miles away! Local businesses include Wal-Mart, John S. Manville Fiberglass, Glenn Medical Center, Land O Lakes, Ruminano and Sierra Nevada Cheese Companies. Enjoy our 62 luxurious 100% Non-smoking rooms, including 16 suites that are equipped with deluxe new bedding and comfortable workstation area with Herman Miller chairs. Refresh with our Bath and Body Works Bath Collection and watch your favorite TV programs or pay-per-view movies on our 40in HD TVs. Stay connected with our complimentary wired/wireless high-speed Internet access or the business center. Our Holiday Inn Express Willows features a meeting space for your business or family gathering needs. Relax at our seasonal, heated, outdoor pool and spa or stay fit at the fitness center. For your home away from home, you have the convenience of guest laundry on site. Wake up to our signature, possibly world s best cinnamon rolls and the hottest breakfast bar in town! ... more   less 
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