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61 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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... More 

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2 reviews
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... More 

san diego
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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... More 

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 More 

Los Alamos, California
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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... More 

Thank RAP7679
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... More 

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228 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night. Has the feeling of a motel but on 5 or so floors where you walk along an open air corridor to enter your room. Strange numbering system with rooms in odds and evens but once that was over, our room was easy enough to find. Room itself was ok, not massive but not small... More 

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

Dear AymanN, Thank you for staying with us! Yes we are very close to all attractions here in monterey! I am glad to here that you reviced good serive and that the value for your money was great! Next time you are in town I hope you stay with us again! Warm Regards, Jonathan More 

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49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

I stopped off for a night on a road trip along the California coast line. The property is located 10 minutes from prime attractions in Monterey. The rooms are smaller but adequate. My room was clean and quiet. Breakfast in the morning was the standard HIE offering. The front desk staff are amazing. We went to the counter and asked... More 

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

Dear 32ozicedlatte, That is so great to hear "Extememly helpful staff" this is what our mission is here at the Holiday Inn Express -Monterey Bay. I have posted your review in our back office for the staff/front desk staff to see! They will really appreicate it! Thank you very much for your compliments! We look forward to you staying with... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2014

The hotel room was fine but the breakfast was horrible. The worst we've had on any of our trips. The bacon was particularly disgusting. No selection. Plus they do not have a separate bin for recycling. Everyone's cups, plates and utensils all went into the garbage. Not good.

Thank BurgessMeredith
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express @ Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Dear BurgessMeredith, Thank you for your comments about your visit. It is nice to know that you found the room you were given to have met your expectations. However, I am truly sorry that the breakfast served did not meet your liking. We will forward your comments to the appropriate departments to consider for improvements needed in what we can... More 

Port Aransas, Texas
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354 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2014

We stayed here to be close to Monterrey. The front desk staff were very friendly, especially when the clerk working on 12/28 had to tell people wanting a room, that they were full. I wish I would've gotten her name. She was very helpful in giving them suggestions, instead of just saying "we're full". Our room overlooked the bay and... More 

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

Dear London2121, Thank you very much for your kind words on your review of The Holiday Inn Express, Monterey Bay! I have looked up the front desk attendent that worked on 12/29 and have passed on your compliments to her! We appreicate your business and hope that the next time you are in Monterey you stay with us! I know... More 

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31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2013

We stayed here in October for two nights and toured Monterey. The location is pretty generic, right off of the highway. The accommodations were clean, comfortable and the complimentary breakfast was terrific. It is a short drive into Monterey and worked very well for us.

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

Dear ibfinetwo, Thank you for this review! We at the Holiday Inn Express Monterey Bay really appreciate you taking the time to let us know how our complimentary breakfast was and that our location worked for you. We hoped you liked the Pancake machine! We very much look forward to you returning! Jonathan General Manager More 

Dallas, Texas
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127 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2013

The location is very convenient to Monterey Bay. Lots of stores and restaurants within a couple mile radius (very limited for walking distance.) The rooms are good, nice beds and décor. They do not have microwaves or mini fridges, but management says they are being upgraded over the coming year. The room I had included an updated walkin shower (no... More 

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

Dear JackieSun. Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at our property. I appreciate your comments and would like to offer my apology for the any inconvenience you may have experienced during your stay. It is very important to me and my staff that our customers leave happy and I would very much like to speak... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Seaside
Price Range: RM460 - RM902 (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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Holiday Inn Seaside
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Holiday Inn Monterey Bay
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