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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is exactly what I expect in a Holiday Inn Express. The bed is extremely comfortable, the room is clean, the air conditioning gets super cold and breakfast has those delicious cinnamon rolls that I really shouldn't eat but can't stay away from. The location is right off the 1 and 17, so it's easy to access. The isn't much...

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Landskrona, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked one day ahead (on our way to San Fransisco) and the price, location and rooms were all perfect for us. The standard was more than expected (had many nights on the road so this was a treat)! Breakfast was also good. Hot pancakes, bacon, eggs etc! Well worth it!

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay was pleasant enough thanks to the super friendly staff, however the hotel itself is old and tired. The rooms are dated and although once nice they have that typical 'used' feel about them. The bathroom was good, with a proper standing shower, but poor workmanship fixups to cover cracks and splits in the tiles etc. The breakfast provided...

Thank Snippety
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz, responded to this review

Dear Snippety, Thank you for staying at the hotel and submitting your review. I appreciate your positive feedback about the wonderful staff and plentiful offering of food items at breakfast. Our hotel is committed to providing our guests with the highest quality services and facilities. Your candid comments about the room quality and bathroom fixtures have been taken into account....

Clovis, California
Reviewed 9 December 2016

From the moment of coming in to the Hotel to leaving the Hotel there was nothing but continuously great hospitality, advise, and services given!! Special thanks to the following awesome Staff worker's!!! Mr Peter, Mr Richard, Ms Nica, Ms Kiyonna, the cooking Staff, & The New Manager Mr Devin!! Mr Richard thank you for the extra surprise room- we loved...

Thank TroyH65
Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Nice clean and comfy beds. Wonderful stay. It was everything I've come to expect from a holiday inn. Never seem to disappoint! If you have a larger vehicle it might be kinda hard parking or have to park on the street but it's only like 50feet from the entrance.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We had a family weddi g in Turlock and spent five nights at this hotel. The room was great. We enjoyed the hot breakfast buffet each morning. The hotel is near several stores and restaurants and located right off the highway. We were not disappointed!!

Thank LRR123_13
Reviewed 15 November 2016

From the time I made the reservation while in Carmel, talking with Peter, he was both informative and honest. He told me that I would not be disappointed with the room(I had told him I wanted something away from the hussel and bussel of the main lobby.) He did not disappoint! The staff could not of been more helpful, the...

Thank Connie J
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We were expecting more. The front counter staff were friendly enough bit the hotel just wasn't anything to be wowed by. No clear signage for carparking on top of the $7 fee for the pleasure of parking on site. The room felt outdated and...dull and tired. The power point on the wall was loose and felt dangerous. The doors slam...

Thank Kenny W
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz, responded to this review

Dear Kenny W, Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. Allow me to apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced due to the overall level of service you have received. We always strive to provide our guests with the best accommodations possible and we regret that we did...

Athens, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Clean, safe, convenient, nicely decorated, clean bathroom, fresh towels, friendly, good breakfast, adequate wifi. They charge for parking-that's the only negative. Close to everything. Enjoyable stay-I'll consider Holiday Inn Express again.

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Having stayed at Holiday Inn Express at Monterey Bay the night before, this hotel was quite a contrast in that everything felt new and was very comfortable. Nothing to complain about except possibly the charge for parking which unlike other express hotels I stayed on this trip. For the price we paid, I would highly recommend it.

Thank naimin

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • 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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz

Address: 1410 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2825
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $145 - $418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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