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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watsonville

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  • Excellent43%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
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“indoor pool”(11 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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All reviewssanta cruzindoor poolbest hotel in townlarge clean roomsfront deskpancake makerpanda expresstoilet paperfree hot breakfastfirst floordo not disturb signmoss landingclean hotelwould stay here againnob hillthe room was nicechecking out
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Check the grandkids to Moss Landing and we stayed here in Holiday Inn Express in Watsonville this hotel is so comfortable so relaxing . our favorite part was the indoor swimming pool and jacuzzi you can swim all year round the kids just loved it...More

Thank krysheila99
Response from HIXWAT G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites WatsonvilleResponded 1 week ago

Krysheila Thank you do very much for your kind review. We are happy to hear that your kids enjoyed themselves. We want to thank you for your business referral and we hope that you continue to choose Holiday Inn Express & Suites Watsonville for your...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

It is very easy access and lots of parking. The staff member checking us in was very pleasant and helpful in getting a room near the elevator. The room was very nice and clean and the bed and pillows comfortable. The complimentary breakfast had everything...More

Thank Paula M
Response from HIXWAT G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites WatsonvilleResponded 5 January 2018

Paula Thank you so very much for your kind review. I am happy to hear we were able to accommodate your request near the elevator.Our entire team including housekeeping work hard to provide a quality stay.We hope that you will return to stay with us...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Staff was VERY NICE, ACCOMMODATING and as HELPFUL as possible. Took moving 3 times before finding a room that did not have issues. 1st room had a door jam that appeared to have been breached at some point. You could see into the room from...More

Thank Cassie A
Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites WatsonvilleResponded 27 November 2017

Hi Cassie A, Thank you for your candid review, highlighting not only the bad but also the good points of your stay. We are always grateful when a guest takes the time and effort to acknowledge our staff. On the other hand, I apologize for...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

We have made repeat visits to this hotel whenever we go to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - just a short drive away from the Boardwalk. Very clean and we especially love the indoor pool and breakfast with lots of options such as waffles :-)More

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Response from HIXWAT G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites WatsonvilleResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We value all of our guests especially our repeat guests. On behalf of the staff we hope that you will continue to stay with us & again we thank you choosing to stay at Holiday Inn Express & Suites...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

This property is conveniently located (especially after a long nighttime drive from the SFO airport). The staff was very friendly. The rooms are clean but dated. Overall, it was quiet except for the HVAC. There was ample parking. The breakfast options include something for most...More

1  Thank Brad F
Response from HIXWAT G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites WatsonvilleResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay.Our staff appreciates the recognition. We are planning a major remodel in 2018 to enhance our guest experience so we hope that you will return to experience the many great changes. We appreciate your feedback.

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GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Microwave
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$ 135 - US$ 213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 135 - US$ 213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (39)
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"Stay away from any room on the first floor to the front of the hotel. Also get away from the elevator and..."
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"stay downstairs, the elevator is slooow"
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"Ask where the elevator is, and choose a room a few doors down. Some rooms are RIGHT next to the elevator..."
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"Grateful place to rest and relax"
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