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Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz

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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewshi expresscinnamon rollsunderground garageshort drivefree breakfastwould stay here againclean hotelking suitebeds were very comfortablebreakfast roomroad tripparkingboardwalkfreewayhousekeepingdowntownhallway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was a nice surprise during our recent stay. The front desk kicked it off with a nice and friendly welcome when we walked in the door. We found the hotel clean, well maintained, and a good value for the money. Parking was available...More

Thank JefffromSA
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

This hotel is very well priced and it only an 8 minute walk to Starbucks. The scenic drive to and from San Jose for work-related activities was awesome. It took me 1 hour to get to Bay Bridge and an extra 15 to get to...More

2  Thank dmarvel89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights, had to do two different rooms because we added a night when we arrived - no problem at all, we knew that could be a possibility. First room we had a king with pull out couch for our 2...More

Thank Kimosita
Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa CruzResponded 1 week ago

Hello Kimosita, Thank you for being honest about what transpired during your stay with us. I am sorry you had an average experience due to the noise coming from the bathroom pipes, as well as the lack of sufficient actions taken by the staff to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The room was Clean. Staff was friendly however, the location leaves you too close to the dirty side of Santa Cruz. For the price I payed I would have expected a quieter room. We were entertained by drunks arguing loudly outside .. overall it was...More

Thank gigidenise2015
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Nice stay in Santa Cruz. Room was clean and functional, with everything you might need. Breakfast standard for Holiday Inn Express. No problems during stay. Staff was good. Downside: 7usd aprox for parking. Enjoy!

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Amenities
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Breakfast Available
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 122 - US$ 319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$ 122 - US$ 319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Grace G
20 September 2016|
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Response from kevin h | Reviewed this property |
I think your question is best directed at the hotel, I was only a guest there.
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Nancy G
8 July 2016|
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Response from beefdoctor | Reviewed this property |
NO!! And that is one of the best parts about that property! Leave the mutt at home.
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"Ask for a room that does not face the street."
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"Farther from the street is good, quieter rooms."
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"Easy to get to from boardwalk. And amazing if you got a bad back."
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