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Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked for 3 nights but left after 1 . Room smelt musty but was clean. The girl on reception was rude she barely spoke to us checking in and when we asked if we could cancel the other 2 nights she never asked why .....she needs some customer training. Location is on the far side of town but...

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Manager H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

First, Allow me to apologize for the issues you experienced during your stay. We clearly missed the boat on providing the level of service that is our norm. I will certainly look into the matter with the appropriate team members and review what went wrong. Thank you for bringing the matter to my attention. Your feedback is appreciated.

Coquille, Oregon
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

Chose this location as it was adjacent to a portion of an event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The facility has recently been renovated and was quite nice. The staff and service was great. The room while a bit on the small side was nicely done, but as I noted on a review on IHG's website, the carpet could use...

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Manager H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, We're thrilled to hear such a wonderful review about our hotel and staff. It is our pleasure to provide you with outstanding service and we always appreciate receiving the positive feedback. We look forward to seeing you on your return visit to the area! David Holmes General Manager

Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall, just an average hotel. Was clean and worked fine for my family of 4. However, PAPER thin walls. First night, we were woke up by people walking by very loud and talking. Second night, we were awoke with people trying to get in our room through the CONNECTING door to the other room at 4 am. My husband jumped...

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Front D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

First, allow me apologize for the noisy neighbors. We do monitor these types of situations during the evenings and when we are aware of a problem w deal with it as best as we can. I appreciate your patience and understanding and hope you recognize the issue was a exception not the norm. I am glad your enjoy our location...

California, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in was fast and friendly. My room was small and felt like no room. There was a work area. Bed was comfortable. Wi-Fi worked well. The bathroom was small but shower nice and hot. It was a bit noisy (I was road side) from the freeway but later at night it got better. The AC was also rather on...

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Manager H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such detailed feedback about your stay. I am glad to hear that overall your experience was positive. Again, thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Tehachapi, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad hotel as I have stayed in many of them. The only complaint is that they gave us 2 double beds when I booked a king and as a gold rewards member I didn't expect to sleep in a separate bed than my husband! Close to the wharf and cannery row and the aquarium. Staff was friendly!

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Manager H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. The king size beds do go fast. I apologize for it not being available to you. Glad to hear the service and location was a perfect fit for your needs. Hope you will come back again soon

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick and efficient check in and check out. Comfortable beds. The room was a little small for 2 adults and 2 kids, but okay. The daily clean was fine, but my daughter wanted to "clean" and the reals would indicate that a good spring clean was definitely needed for the room. The breakfast area and selection was well appointed, and...

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Manager H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and cleaning tip. I am happy to hear many aspects of your stay were satisfactory. We appreciate the four stars. Please consider a return trip soon

Concord, CA
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We have stayed at numerous Holiday Inn Express sites and this one was the least comfortable of any. The room was VERY small and set up poorly. If you were standing at the bathroom sink, it was difficult for anyone else to access either the toilet/shower room or the closet. All rooms are accessed from an outdoor walkway so on...

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Manager H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

It's disappointing that your accommodations were not as anticipated. With regard to our room surroundings, the nightlife can indeed be vibrant. We do have people available to calm your neighbors if it is brought to our attention at the time. We value all feedback positive or otherwise and we appreciate the time taken to share your thoughts with us. David...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We just stayed here a few nights ago. This hotel is great location, near lots of shops, Panera, Chipotle, etc. Also near Cannery Row. The front desk staff were courteous and helpful. Coffee and tea out and available all day. Breakfast was awesome- omelettes, healthy options, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, yogurt, etc. Remodeled lobby and eating area. However, you don't advertise...

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Manager H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such candid feedback of your stay. I am very sorry to hear that your stay did not meet expectations. Every hotel is unique. We believe our hotel offers style, practicality, and attention to detail with its own individuality. Our exterior entries afford the convenience of pulling one’s car right up...

Lake Zurich, Illinois, Usa
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

It's a nice hotel in a good location close to beaches, Monterey Bay, only a two hour drive to San Francisco. The hotel has an outdoor pool with a hut tub, lake and ocean view rooms. Our room had two full size beds, desk, tv, bathroom. It was a little small, but not too bad. The breakfast is free, very...

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Manager H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we thank you for sharing your experience with other travelers. We pride ourselves on the terrific quality and value that we are able to offer. We hope to see you the next time you're in the Monterey Bay area. David Holmes General Manager

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Nice rooms, updated. Mine had a ocean view. But what ruined the nice room and view, is... Traffic!! So loud. Door not insulated good or something. Hard to sleep with that noise. I was hoping for a good nights sleep. Not happing here. Shame.

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Manager H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to write a review regarding your recent experience. I regret that there was a noise issue during your stay; however, I wish you had said something at the time because I’m certain our staff would have done their best to resolve it for you. I will be sure to address the insulation situation. On...

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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express - Monterey Bay (Del Monte Beach Area), CA. We are conveniently located off Hwy 1, just 2 blocks from the beach where you can enjoy a leisurely walk along Monterey's gorgeous coastline. We are at the gateway to the area's most popular attractions only 2 miles north of Monterey's Fisherman's Wharf, 3 miles north of Cannery Row, the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, and minutes from world-class golf at Pebble Beach. Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway is just a short 4 miles from our front door. The quaint seaside town of Carmel-by-the-Sea is a must see, and just 7 miles south via Hwy 1. After a day of exploring the Monterey Peninsula, return to our friendly hotel and relax. We offer 143, 100% non-smoking comfortable newly designed guestrooms and an outdoor heated pool and Jacuzzi. You may also enjoy an invigorating work out in our on-site fitness center. Join us each morning for our Complimentary Express Start HOT Breakfast Bar featuring scrambled eggs or cheese omelettes, bacon, sausage, or sausauge gravy and biscuits with our hot cinnamon rolls and over 20 other items. / Check your email or go online on your laptop with our free wireless internet access. We are Committed to Extraordinary Service Assuring Satisfaction & a good night rest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay

Address: 1400 Del Monte Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955-4234
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Seaside
Price Range: $205 - $436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay 2.5*
Number of rooms: 143
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“Try a room at the back as far from the pool as possible.”
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“Near the main road so chose a room at the rear of the hotel for peace and quiet.”
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“rooms in the back of the hotel get a view of the lake”
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“depends on your taste.. pool view, ground floor, first floor, lagoon facing... etc”
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