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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Needed last minute reservations for a quick trip to Salinas and was initially very skeptical about the hotel options in this little town. Holiday Inn Express & Suites definitely had the best reviews and I understand why! Very clean, spacious and pleasant with free breakfast, parking and Wi-fi. Service was excellent and we were able to check in significantly early,...

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Thanks Melissa M, we really appreciate you taking the time to write a review for our hotel. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.

California
Reviewed 28 November 2013 via mobile

Really CLEAN place to stay. The pool house is amazing as is the staff. A very nice place to stay in nasty, dangerous Salinas. I stay there a few nights every week and they treat me well. Stay here and you'll love it, too. There is truck parking in the back.

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

It's always a pleasure to serve our guests Herod L and thanks for taking the time to write a review; we really appreciate it. I'm glad to hear you're enjoying our property during your multiple visits although I'm sad to hear about your outlook of the city. If you have leisure time on your next visit you should definitely visit...

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 23 November 2013

This is just a good, convenient place to stay. It is a little bit away from downtown and the neighborhood is not really nice, but that is about the only negative I can think of. The staff is professional and friendly. The indoor pool is nice. The suites are spacious and clean. The breakfast is good quality. Recommended for business...

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Thanks 4kiwis2011 for the review! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our hotel and I will pass on your kind words to our staff. We definitely strive to make sure all of our guests have a pleasant stay and it's always nice to hear when they do. We look forward to your next visit!

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Very nice hotel. It was very clean, nice décor, good beds. It was much nicer than I was expecting for a Holiday Inn Express. Would stay here again. There are a lot of restaurants and services in close proximity to the hotel. The breakfast was satisfactory.

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Thank for the review jackiesun. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our hotel and we look forward to seeing you again real soon.

Richmond, Texas
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Nice big room. This facility is located at the end of the street and seems to be in a very safe area. I was impressed with our room—clean and comfortable. I was very impressed with the number of available outlets since we travel with laptop, cameras, iPads, phones, etc. that need recharging. The staff was very friendly and went out...

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review Dixie M. As a frequent hotel guest myself I'm always looking for close outlets and I'm glad our rooms are above par in that aspect. I will definitely pass on your kind words to our front desk staff. The air condition unit is controlled by a thermostat touch pad unit along...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 29 October 2013

By far, the nicest hotel on this fairly straightforward hotel/motel row in Salinas. * Newish construction * Clean bathrooms w/o sticky fixtures * Perfectly good linens & bedding * Friendly & competent staff Definitely gets the job done as a fine roadside lodging. The nearby Taqueria Los Altos is a good spot. Also recommended.

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

We never get tired of hearing great compliments such as the ones you mentioned SuperCarnitas. Thanks for writing the review and we hope to see you soon.

Spartanburg, South Carolina
Reviewed 25 October 2013

I spent one night here while in the area on business. I have to admit that I arrived pretty late, and left early. So I didn't get much of an opportunity to sample the amenities. However, overall, I found it to be a great overnight accommodation. The property is clean and well laid out. My room was spotless. When I...

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Although your trip was short, I'm glad to you hear you had a great stay with us the_tool_man. We pride ourselves in keeping our guest rooms above par so it's a pleasure to hear you say the room was spotless. Things may not always be perfect, such as the hiccup you had with the business center printing station, but I'm...

Lichfield
Reviewed 1 October 2013

This hotel is very convenient for highway 101 (it's just a couple of minutes from the exit ramp). The hotel is very modern and well equipped. Bedrooms are very large with masses of storage & hanging space, a big flat screen TV and a DVD player. Outside there is a pool/spa. On the downside: - for some reason there were...

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Thanks for the review LichfieldBazboy. If you ever travel back this way please ask our front desk staff about our restaurant guide (which includes step by step directions from the hotel). We have a ton of great local restaurants that are only minutes away by driving along with many franchise eateries. Thanks again for the feedback!

Bluffton, South Carolina
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Very trendy decorating in the guest room. Super comfortable bed. Big variety at breakfast. Very quiet, got a good sleep! Premium pricing here---be prepared! It's convenient to CA101. The area looked a little shaky, but there were several fast food places nearby.

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Thanks for the review formerexpatCT. Glad to hear you enjoyed your room and stay.

Berkeley, California
Reviewed 22 August 2013

Staying at the Holiday Inn Express for the 3rd or 4th time. The prices have increased a lot in recent years, but it's an excellent facility and has easy access to Monterey, Carmel and even down to Big Sur and the Pinnacles. Very good beds, hot tub and lots of tv channels via DirecTV. Way better than Monterey hotels at...

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hiesalinas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review MikeC996. We're very pleased you have chosen our hotel to stay at for your multiple visits and appreciate your business. We're also happy to hear our guests have responded well to the DirecTV upgrade which includes tons of HD channels. We do look forward to your next visit.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
While lodging in our superior Salinas hotel, guests enjoy free, wireless Internet access, indoor pool and whirlpool, well-equipped Fitness Center, and a complimentary breakfast bar. Check out our Salinas hotel's excellent deals and start planning your trip today.Stay Smart. Stay at a Holiday Inn Express ;) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas

Address: 195 Kern Street, Salinas, CA 93905
Region: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range: $178 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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“I like higher floors for quiet”
 of 5 bubbles sevans1023, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Seemed like the rooms on the third floor were quite than the second.”
 of 5 bubbles RamblinTraveler1, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The rooms closer to the street will be quieter because the freeway is on the other side of the building.”
 of 5 bubbles TamaraC380, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Top floor, not on freeway side”
 of 5 bubbles JonF601, 11 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The north side was a bit noisy, but some of the noise was coming from the next room.”
 of 5 bubbles matador67, 15 Dec 2014 | Read review
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