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Reviewed 26 March 2014

We stayed a night while visiting the CSUMB campus... Very clean, well kept, nice variety for breakfast in the am... Will definitely stay again if in the area... The staff was very accommodating & friendly ... & the room decor was updated nicely... The lobby appeared to also be updated & the breakfast area had a cute balcony with a...

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

Hello, Thank you for your review, we really do appreciate all the feedback we get from our guests... I read outload your kind review to all the employees this morning! We hope that the next time you are in Monterey that you stay with us her at the Holiday Inn Express - Monterey Bay! Thank you for your business! Sincererly,...

Brentwood, California
Reviewed 25 March 2014

I read all of the previous reviews and decided to give this hotel a shot. I requested a room in the back of the hotel facing the water, it was very quiet, we were not bothered by street noises at all. The service at check-in was friendly. The breakfast was one of the better continentals I have had. The room...

1Thank Cammie M
Manager J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time out of your day to review our hotel! We are very happy to hear that you and your mother had a great stay with us! We all hope that the next time you are in town you stay with us,, I will look into the hot tub. Perhaps next...

West Sacramento, California
Reviewed 25 February 2014

I have stayed here at least ten times over the past five years. Decent hotel for the price and location near Monterey. Lobby staff always very friendly. Free morning breakfast is edible - no other restaurant on the property, but there is a Chili's, Starbuck's, and McDonald's within walking distance. Warning, you can hear traffic noise from the rooms. As...

1Thank David B
Manager J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear 23Davidb12345, Thank you very much for your review! We appreicate the posative feedback and that you found us to be of value.! We hope the next time you are in town that you stay with us again as we are sure you will have another great experience at our hotel. Thank you again, Jon

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Stayed here before flying out of MRY to head home. Went to the Chili's that is behind the hotel, but was mostly in the hotel. It was a nice room and had a nice tv. The staff was nice when I checked in and followed up to make sure that I didn't need anything. There was some noise from the...

1Thank Christopher G
Manager J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear ChristopherG642, Thank you for your review of our hotel.. I have read to the staff your comments. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our new flat panel HD Tvs that we recently installed. And that Chillis resturaunt in our back yard was usefull as well. Their is no need to expand your knowledge of the other hotels...

Seaside, California
Reviewed 29 January 2014

For the price, this place should have been far better than what it is. The furniture is stained and ratty. The walls are dingy yellow, implying they were from the days of inside smoking. The countertops were sticky. There were not enough accessible outlets. The door didn't close all the way, leaving the room noisy and drafty. The place is...

1Thank Ryan E
Manager J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Ryan E from Seaside CA, Thank you for staying with us on your business trip to Holinday Inn Express in Seaside CA! We appreciate your feedback it helps us improve our hotel. I have noted the issues you encountered at our hotel and have relayed them to the staff. I am sorry the new wallpaper in the rooms are...

Crowley Lake, California
Reviewed 26 January 2014

I stayed here for three nights in late January 2014. The Good: It’s half the price of the Embassy Suites next door; I got a room at the last minute (virtually); the beach is an easy walk a block and a half away; the wharf is a flat, easy two mile bike ride; the room was clean with no bad...

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

Dear PDeQ, We thank you for your review and we appreciated your humor! We hope the next time you are in town with your girlfriend or not that you choose to stay with us again. We have actually added features to each rooms since you were here only a few weeks back.. microwaves and refrigerators. We thank you and apppreciate...

Reviewed 23 January 2014

This hotel is vary old and the rooms were vary small. I have not seen venetian blinds on windows for many years, but they are on the windows. The staff was vary friendly at check in and was doing every thing to help us. We didn't eat at the hotel as we went down to the pier for dinner.

Thank Granny109
Manager J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Granny109, Thank you very much for your feedback! I am glad to hear that the staff was very friendly! I am sorry you thought the rooms were small! We do have differnt bed types if the two beds are too small! I hope the next time you are in town you visit us again!! We truly do appreciate your...

Reviewed 20 January 2014

Overnight stop whilst travelling from San Francisco to LA, good chili' s restaurant behind, was away early next morning so didn't explore surrounding areas but good for a stop off. Would stay there again

Thank tedsmummy
Manager J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear tedsmummy, Thank you for staying with us! I am glad to hear you would stay with us again! We do have a brand new chillis behind us and a beautiful lake with a running path behind us as well. Next time you are in town i hope you get to take advantage of that as well! Also we are...

san diego
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Stayed a couple nights here when visiting monterey. decent room, service was good even though they were busy. When i left, i had left a camera battery charger and battery in the room. Called up a few days later and had them look for it. Figured it was probably long gone. But it did have my name on it. Couple...

Thank mwalb1
Manager J, Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear Mwalk1, Thank you for your review! I am glad we were able to find your battery charger and return it to you! I will relay your kind words to the staff as they do appreiate the posative feedback! If you are in town again, I hope you choose us as the hotel you stay with! Sincerely, Jonathan

Los Alamos, California
Reviewed 13 January 2014

Hotel staff was courteous and helpful providing recommendations of local eateries and activities. Rooms were updated but on the small side for 4 adults, yet for the weekend it was adequate. Balcony rooms are a bit noisy, especially ones facing the parking lot. You will hear other guests walking by and the car door lock alarms. Nice surprise was to...

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

Dear Rap7679, Thank you for submitting a review on Trip Advisor! We here at the Holiday Inn Express Monterey Bay value all the feedback that we can get and when it is good feedback it really means alot! I will share your review with the staff at our next staff meeting! We are glad that your stay was a good...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Seaside
Price Range: $166 - $354 (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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“Near the main road so chose a room at the rear of the hotel for peace and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 76akk321, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms in the back of the hotel get a view of the lake”
 of 5 bubbles 792rubya, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“depends on your taste.. pool view, ground floor, first floor, lagoon facing... etc”
 of 5 bubbles tartant2016, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Find a different place to stay!!”
 of 5 bubbles Battch6106, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an upper floor room on the backside of property.”
 of 5 bubbles RitaS149, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
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