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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Merced

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Immerse yourself in the new fresh look and feel of our Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Merced, CA located at the intersection of Highways 140, 59 and California Highway 99. We are just a short distance from Merced Municipal Airport (MCE), UC Merced, and Mercy Medical Center and Castle Air Museum. As the Gateway to Yosemite, Merced is 80 miles from the park. Merced offers a variety of entertaining outdoor activities such as hiking and bicycling, as well as water recreation at the many lakes in the area including Lake Yosemite & Don Pedro Lake. From the moment you drive up to the new Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Merced you will feel welcomed by our fresh look and relaxing ambient music. Our responsive staff will help make you comfortable in one of our 91 luxuriously appointed guest rooms, including 19 suites. All rooms are equipped with deluxe new bedding and our Smart Bath Collection, as well as 32 flat panel televisions, and complimentary wired/wireless high-speed Internet. This newly built hotel also features an outdoor pool, whirlpool, exercise room, business center, and a large meeting room. We are confident that your stay with us will be a pleasant experience, so Stay Smart!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Electric vehicle charging station
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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We stay a few different places for work and this is always my favorite. The front desk staff is always nice and very friendly, and have went out of their way to help me when an issue arose with a late last-minute booking by my company came later than usual. Maria always makes
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Not nearly as good as it used to be. Cold impartial greeting. I specially asked to not be near the exit door but was placed within 30 ft..Had to call the desk to get loud music turned down and it was from a sanctioned event in the meeting room. Just not what I have had at
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Response from HIXMerced, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Merced
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you 123Gary2018 for sharing your Holiday Inn Express & Suites Merced experience. We apologize for failing to provide you with the comfortable, friendly experience you expect and deserve every time you choose us. We will work to fix things immediately, including doing a much better job honoring requests, and providing a level of hospitality of which we can be proud.
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Great hotel nice and clean good service and the breakfast has a good selection. Maria the lady who set up and maintains the breakfast is super attentive and nice. Location is walking distance from some food and gas station.
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Response from HIXMerced, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Merced
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to share how your stay went Railroadtravelr. We especially appreciate you recognizing Maria's fantastic hospitality! As a professional traveler, your observations are highly valuable to us and it is rewarding to hear of your satisfaction. Happy (t)rails to you!
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Great location near freeway and in town. Clean and spacious room. Very nice breakfast. We stopped en route from LA to Northern California. It was a great choice. Our family was very comfortable in the room.
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Response from HIXMerced, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Merced
Responded 3 Jan 2019
Thank you Lucie for sharing how your family enjoyed their stay with us. We're so glad you enjoyed our great free breakfast! We hope all your future family travels create great memories!
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We would stay here again, but it is a little run down and we had some technical problems with the wi-fi which the staff were not trained on how to help. Finally the manager was able to help, but not until the last day of our stay. The breakfast was good with a nice selection
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Response from HIXMerced, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Merced
Responded 13 Dec 2018
Thank you for sharing your experience at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Merced. We greatly appreciate your recommendation! We apologize for the Wi-Fi issue and have taken steps to ensure we handle this better going forward. We look forward to our renovation starting in 2019 and hope we have an opportunity to host you again some time!
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Large, spacious, beautiful room
What's the dog policy ?
Hotel is not pet-friendly.
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How far are you by car from the Yosemite valley Visitor Centre and San Francisco?
We are 80 miles from the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center, and 133 miles from San Francisco.
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I cannot find anything regarding senior rates at this facility.
We do offer a senior discount for those 62 years and older or with valid membership ID of a retired person organization, based on availability. You can select the Senior Discount from the drop-down list on our website when checking rates to see whether it is available on a specific date. Thank you for asking!
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We had a car, but the hotel is only a few blocks away from the main road out to Yosemite, 5-10 minutes walk. Probably about the same distance from shops.
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"Make reservations ahead of time to ensure availability."
"Rooms are somewhat noisy on either side of this hotel due to a freeway on ramp on one side and the train line on the other."
"Stay away from the rooms closest to the exit door. It is banged constantly by smokers going outside"
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"We had a double queen suite and it more than gave us enough room to move around. Nothing felt cramped. We were on the 3rd floor and the fan in the bathroom didn't seem to be working properly since after taking a shower the steam never did dissipate. We were worried that when we opened the door to the bathroom that the steam would set off the fire alarm. No big deal though."
US$99 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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