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Encinitas, California
Reviewed 22 April 2016

We stayed here 2 nights. Nice large room with a view over the park. Staff was great, one of the best breakfasts for this type of hotel. They had pretty much everything you could think of. The hotel is clean and pleasant. We walked to the dunes from the hotel.

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Ana H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Marina, responded to this review

The hotel staff and management thank you for taking the time to give your feedback in regards to your recent visit. As you know we strive on providing excellent service and am glad you’re were happy with our hotel, amenities, service and staff. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I have stayed at this Holiday Inn twice in the past few months, and it's my go to place when traveling to visit a friend in Monterey. It's very close to everything, with easy freeway access, and it's close to Marina State Beach. The staff is friendly and they bake cookies for guests twice a day. The free breakfast is...

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Orange
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Comfortable spacious room and bath. Bed and pillows comfortable, eating area for complimentary breakfast was spacious comfortable and clean, breakfast had good selections and good coffee! Friendly helpful staff, close to beach, Monterey and Moss Landing Whale watching. W came for whale watching and visit into Monterey. Front desk ladies recommended frutti del Mar for dining and it was wonderful....

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Ana H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Marina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2016

To begin with, the reception staff here are top notch. They are so kind, friendly and welcoming its a pleasure to stay there. On top of that our room was spotlessly clean; the beds were comfortable with good linen and the breakfast provided is more than adequate. On top of that they provide you with free coffee and biscuits in...

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Ana H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Marina, responded to this review

First and foremost I'd like to thank you for your recent stay with us here at the Holiday Inn Express Marina. Feedback and comments are what the staff here call our tokens of appreciation for extending what we believe is great service. With that being said we appreciate your review of our hotel. It is always a pleasure to hear...

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 7 February 2016

after 2 shocking experiences with motels in Marina we hoped with the overpriced Holiday Inn we making a better deal for money., rooms were allright - not really put an effort into the room interior design (holes in the wall ??? why ?) a lot of the comfort things from other Holiday Inns were missing in our opinion. was a...

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Ana H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review. We apologize that your recent stay did not meet expectations. We appreciate your comments and will share these with our team so that we can continue to improve the quality of our hotel. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future, so that we can provide a better...

Waldwick, NJ
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We stayed here due to convenience, It was nice, staff were very friendly and accommodating. Had to change room, the room smelled musky and the bed was terrible and bathroom needed updates. The second room was better. They had a laundry facility, which worked because our flight got cancelled and needed to do wash, it was kind of skivvy, but...

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Ana H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We understand and apologize for the inconvenience caused by the condition of your first room. Our maintenance staff is following up with all preventive maintenance in room as well as future remodels. With this being said we are currently working to make enhancements in hopes to deliver a more comfortable stay for all of our...

Apex, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We visit Monterey every January but this year we drove a couple of miles up #1 and stayed at Holiday Inn Express in Marina. Britt greeted us at the front desk and gave an excellent review of several area restaurants since he's from the area. The rate was reasonable, the room was comfortable and it really was a great location...

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Oxnard
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This was a quick 10 min drive to Monteray (Cannery Row). For the price this was great. Room was very clean and bed was comfortable. The free breakfast was great and very good. Able to save money without having to buy breakfast. Gym was a little under par. Treadmill didn't work so if you like to work out with some...

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Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent accomodations! Clean! Quiet! Friendly! Every staff person gave us the impression that our comfort was foremost priority. My wife is still smilng😊 And I am too!😍😇 THANKFUL for Holiday Inn Express!!!

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Reviewed 2 December 2015

My wife was injured at the airport prior to arriving at the hotel causing extreme pain in her hips and legs making walking next to impossible. We arrived at the hotel about 10pm, Sunday, November 15, 2015 and met a VERY helpful Desk Clerk, Roneil. Roneil apparently observed her condition and gave us the closest room to the doors and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Marina, CA!We are located on the Monterey Peninsula, just minutes from Downtown Monterey, Cannery Row and Monterey's Fisherman's Wharf. Santa Cruz, Seaside & Sand City are also nearby.Close to the natural beauty of the dunes and Marina State Beach Park, this hotel offers the guest great value and proximity to the areas world-class golf, dining, and attractions. We are a short drive to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Carmel-by-the-Sea, 17 Mile Drive, & Pacific Grove.Our beautiful hotel features complimentary Deluxe Express Start Continental Breakfast, free high-speed Internet access in all rooms, and free local phone calls. After a day of sightseeing, return to your comfortable room to relax or enjoy an invigorating work out in our fitness room or dip in our oversized hot tub. We look forward to welcoming you to our hotel very soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Marina

Address: 189 Seaside Ave, Marina, CA 93933-2505
Region: United States > California > Marina
Price Range: €111 - €181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Marina 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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“rooms facing the park are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles hotelbum, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get the best room available we would say”
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“3rd floor is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Sofiav730, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“This area is pretty quiet at night. Try to get an upstairs room not too close to the elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles daytripper9162016, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor very accessible”
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