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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 11 July 2013

I was traveling in the area for business on a limited corporate budget and had booked at the Best Western (without seeing it first). Upon checking in and seeing the area and then my room, I couldn't spend the night and spent my own money here at the H.I. Express and was so happy I did and have since come...

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hixwatsonville, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville, responded to this review

Dear Shel S, I am so happy to hear that you have found your new “home” in Watsonville at the Holiday Inn Express. We just love seeing familiar faces around here. If there is anything else that we can do to make your next stay more comfortable please do not hesitate to ask! See you soon. Kind Regards, Amy

West Sacramento, California
Reviewed 3 July 2013

This hotel has been recently renovated, and we had a very nice stay here. The rooms are very clean and comfortable, ours had a kitchenette that was nicely arranged and everything worked well. Great A/C and very extensive free breakfast spread. This hotel has an indoor pool and jacuzzi, although we didn't have time to take advantage of them. The...

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hixwatsonville, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville, responded to this review

Dear ccmatz, Thank you for taking the time to review our property! Isn’t the Cowboy Corner great, Watsonville has many locally run restaurants to try out. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back!! Kind Regards, Amy

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 23 June 2013

Hotels in this area (Monterey, Santa Cruz, etc) are ridiculously expensive! I was relieved to find this one was reasonable and convenient. We checked in around 9pm on a Friday night and the place was almost full. I observed a number of baseball families etc. The pool is indoor and is really small, but my kids enjoyed swimming for an...

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hixwatsonville, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville, responded to this review

pearlfrancis, I am glad to hear that our hotel was convenient and fit your budget. Weekends around here can get pretty busy, especially by our indoor pool and hot tub. I am sorry to hear that guests above you were not so courteous, I am glad to hear that you were still able to sleep well! Hopefully we will make...

Colorado Springs, CO
Reviewed 16 June 2013

We stayed at this Holiday Inn for three nights. It was less expensive than staying in Santa Cruz, where we visited daily. The beds were comfortable, the room was clean, the pool was awesome and the staff was friendly and helpful! This is a great place to travel with kids. The breakfast was great with fresh, warm cinnamon rolls, pancakes...

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sacramento
Reviewed 6 June 2013

This is based upon my stay last July 2012. I'll be booking a reservation for the end of June and it reminded me that I neglected to review last year. My daughter was participating in the Junior Lifeguard program and we decided to make it a mini getaway. We had rented a little house in Santa Cruz for the week....

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hixwatsonville, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville, responded to this review

jamieminer, WOW! An entire year later and you still remember what a great time you had, thank you so much for sharing!! We hope to see you again this summer :) Kind Regards, Amy

Mineola, New York
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Hotel is perfectly located halfway between Monterey and Santa Cruz. Rooms were clean and comfortable with a very good free breakfast. Staff was helpful and friendly. This was our second stay at this hotel.

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hixwatsonville, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville, responded to this review

Rob D Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel! I am so pleased that you found our location ideal for your trip. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Amy

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Have stayed here several times on business and have always found the staff pleasant and the experience consistent. The beds are comfortable, the rooms are quiet and on my most recent stay I got upgraded to a jacuzzi king suite so I could watch TV while soaking in the tub - fantastic! Free wifi and free breakfast are a bonus...

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hixwatsonville, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville, responded to this review

Dear skgal_11, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards, Amy General Manager

Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States
Reviewed 4 April 2013

By far the place to stay if you are in Watsonville! The location is great. Close to great food, shopping, and other stuff. The Mexican restaurant across the street was highly recommended and was excellent. Easy access to Hwy 1, and shopping is close by. The hotel was extremely clean, well-maintained, and the staff was super friendly. I would highly...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 7 March 2013

I stayed at the Holiday Inn Express- Watsonville for work and was able to bring my wife and son along on this particular trip. While the hotel certainly isn't a HIlton nor should it be compared to one, they did meet and exceed my expectations for a 3 star hotel. The breakfast was filling and above average compared to other...

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hixwatsonville, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville, responded to this review

Dear Pieperjm, I am so pleased to hear that your wife and son were able to join you on this trip, and that you enjoyed our breakfast! Watsonville does have many great restaurants, although most are not national recognized chains. I hope that you were able to find and enjoy one of our many locally owned restaurants. We look forward...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 18 February 2013

The first time I stayed here was so great, we came back for a second stay! It's a really affordable place to stay when going to Monterey. I highly recommend that king spa room! You get a jacuzzi tub in your room!!!! We will keep coming back. Staff was friendly, breakfast was great and the hotel itself was really really...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville, CA!We are conveniently located midway between Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay, just off Scenic Highway 1 and Route 152. Stay over and relax with us while driving the California Coast. Spend a day at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk; enjoy unlimited ocean activities including fishing, surfing, sailing, kayaking and a variety of aquatic pastimes. Experiencing the Monterey Bay Aquarium is a must. Afterward, enjoy some fresh seafood at one of the casual or fine dining restaurants on Cannery Row. Watsonville is the Strawberry Capital of the World and Driscoll Strawberries is less than 5 miles away. All 65 rooms and suites feature free high-speed Internet access, complimentary hot Express Start breakfast, microwaves, refrigerators, and telephones with voice mail message service, hair dryers, iron and ironing board. We also have an on-site fitness room, heated indoor pool and spa.We invite you to come visit us soon and experience our friendly Central Coast Hospitality! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville

Address: 1855 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95077
Region: United States > California > Watsonville
Price Range: $170 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville 2.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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