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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas

195 Kern Street, Salinas, CA 93905
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  • National Steinbeck Center
    1.4 km
  • 2 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clean, quiet, large room - good deal
This location is right off the highway. The area itself doesn't... more
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This location is right off the highway. The area itself doesn't look particularly exciting but if you just want a clean, nice place to sleep, this is it. We had rooms close to the highway side but could barely hear any noise. Bed was large, room was clean, check-in quick, breakfast good. Overall, very comfortable stay.

Thank Urszula C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Holiday Inn Express is clean quiet and comfortable. The complimentary breakfast was decent but nothing to get excited about. Several fast food restaurants are close by. For a one night stop close to Hwy 101 this is an excellent choice.

Thank BOB1700
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Dear BOB1700, Thank you for posting your feedback from your recent stay with us. It is nice to know that you were able to appreciate the quiet and comfortable accommodation provided by our hotel. I am also happy to hear that you found the complimentary breakfast to be adequate. Rest assured, your comments will be shared with our management team...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

As I often find in my travels this was yet another really nice Holiday Inn Express in a more run-down area of town. I found the staff to be very caring and professional. Parking was a little limited in front but I felt like it was a safe location. My room was well-appointed clean and relatively quiet for being so...

Thank Dan C
Monterey, California
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The hotel itself is very nice. Its conveniently located, as well. When I checked in there were two staff members behind the desk. I stood there confused for a moment because they did not even acknowledge me. When they finally helped me they were clearly not worried about customer service, and I am pretty sure one of the people was...

1Thank Jennadah
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Hotel is nice and clean. Staff very friendly. Down side is the breakfast is not served until 6 a.m. and on a business trip and needed to be on the road by 5:30. Rooms were clean and quiet. Housekeeping very good. Elevator very slow. Better to walk up the stairs.

Thank sevans1023
Sun Lakes, Arizona
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at hundreds of hotels over the last few years. This is a good hotel but in a less than stellar neighborhood. The positives: clean fresh smelling hotel property and room, good standard breakfast and bright clean breakfast room, comfortable bed, good a/c, bright well lighted hallways, good elevator but they need to replace the elevator's dirty flooring,...

1Thank funhogs2
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Great stay. Valorie provided excellent customer service. She is nice, helpful and knowledgeable. I only have high praise for her work ethic. The room was clean. I also appreciated the quietness of this location. I will definitely stay at this hotel again. A big THANK YOU to Ms. Valorie.

Thank cgf3433
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Very dangerous and management doesn't care ! Car burgled cameras pointing towards sky left several messages for General Manager to call me but he/she didn't feel it was important ...Hotel is ok some cleaning issues freeway side is very very noisy ....if you care about your safety don't go here

1Thank uli1
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Dear uli1, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments online. Please accept our sincerest apology for the experience you had in our car park area and the service you received did not live up to your expectations. We also apologize that the outside noise affected your sleep. We work very hard to ensure our facilities...

De Pere, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I just paid almost $500 to be woken up 2 days in a row before 9 am. When I complained to the front desk, they said it was not possible since housekeeping is not allowed to punch in before 9 am. The second day, I received a knock at 8:50, opened the door and clearly saw a HIE housekeeping member...

2Thank TL_Q_2015
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Dear TL_Q_2015, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments online. Please accept our sincerest apology for the experience you had with our housekeeping which affected your sleep and the service you had from our front desk staff fell short of your expectations. We have sent you a private message to obtain some additional details. Thank...

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is conveniently located near the freeway and fast food joints. The lobby and dining area is clean and inviting. There is also a mini market area in the lobby to buy snacks if you have forgotten something or feeling too lazy to go to the store. A small coin operated laundry room is available downstairs and so is...

Thank Bee P

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • 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
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
While lodging in our superior Salinas hotel, guests enjoy free, wireless Internet access, indoor pool and whirlpool, well-equipped Fitness Center, and a complimentary breakfast bar. Check out our Salinas hotel's excellent deals and start planning your trip today.Stay Smart. Stay at a Holiday Inn Express ;) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas

Address: 195 Kern Street, Salinas, CA 93905
Region: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range: $171 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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“I like higher floors for quiet”
 of 5 bubbles sevans1023, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Seemed like the rooms on the third floor were quite than the second.”
 of 5 bubbles RamblinTraveler1, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The rooms closer to the street will be quieter because the freeway is on the other side of the building.”
 of 5 bubbles TamaraC380, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Top floor, not on freeway side”
 of 5 bubbles JonF601, 11 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The north side was a bit noisy, but some of the noise was coming from the next room.”
 of 5 bubbles matador67, 15 Dec 2014 | Read review
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