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"This hotel was nice and clean. it was a good value. Staff was very nice. They had a nice indoor pool the kids loved.  " More

By cali768 on Sat 22 Jun 2013

Hotel Description

Family-friendly stay with free WiFi in Watsonville

Close to the beach

You'll be within 6 miles (10 km) of La Selva Beach and 9 miles (15 km) of Manresa State Beach. Also within 9 miles (15 km) are Seascape Golf Club and Rio Del Mar Beach.

Free perks

This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. Business travelers can take advantage of the business center. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 65 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Coffee/tea makers, free local calls, and hair dryers are also available.

Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$117* Per night/room Jan 5 - Jan 6

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Bathtub (Whirlpool)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Studio, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville

Everyone (1) Couples (1)
4 out of 5

great value

This hotel was nice and clean. it was a good value. Staff was very nice. They had a nice indoor pool the kids loved. 

Posted by on Jun 22, 2013

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4 out of 5

Very nice.

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, Quiet
I would come back to this hotel again. It was clean and comfy. The only thing I didnt like was I got there 20 minutes before check in time and they had me wait till it was exactly 3:00. I had twin boys 20 months and a 5 year old so it was a little inconvenient for me. But other then that it was really nice an I would go again.

Posted by , from Santa Rosa, CA, USA on Nov 9, 2011

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4 out of 5

Clean hotel with friendly staff

Pros: Free breakfast, Free Internet
Cons: Noisy
Easy access to freeway. Breakfast was OK. Rooms were clean and seemed to have been updated rairly recently. Fitness room is very small. I didn't use the pool. My only complaint is that the lobby kept their radio on all night, and it woke me up a few times during the night. The second night I figured out where it was coming from, and called down to front desk to lower volume, which they did.

Posted by , from Dallas, TX on May 31, 2011

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3 out of 5

Cheap but Clean Near Monterey

Pros: Free Internet
Cons: Nothing close
Perfect hotel if you are attending a conference in Monterey and don't want to pay the super-high prices of local hotels. This hotel is clean, serviceable and inelegant. Perfectly comfortable for one night.

Posted by , from San Diego, CA on Apr 14, 2011

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5 out of 5

Good Price, Nice for Families

We took our young niece and nephew to Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk and wanted to stay somewhere that was nicer than downtown Santa Cruz but still a short drive away. This place certainly fit the bill. The check-in process was smooth as ever. We booked a day before on online travel website. The room was large enough for the four of us and the quite comfortable. It was near a large shopping mall with several places to find a family dinner, but far enough away from the mall and main road that noise was not an issue. The morning breakfast was a great surprise ~ REAL FOOD! Overall a great experience.

Posted by on Feb 18, 2008

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4 out of 5

Trip to Santa Cruz

When we got there we found out that nline travel website had forgotten somehow to send in the payment we had made online - but it was courteously resolved. Make sure you check what you pay for b/c we might had been charged again for the stay. Other than that I would recommed this place. We (2adults/1tod/1inf) were comfortable and only a 15/20 minute drive from Santa Cruz. Everything was clean and nice. The comp. breakfast could use some more protien (ham or different variety boiled eggs). Would stay here again!

Posted by on Jul 20, 2007

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About the Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville

Location 1855 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

Renovations + Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:

  • Swimming pool
  • Select guestrooms

The following facilities are closed until further notice:

  • Swimming pool
  • Spa tub

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Public spaces have free WiFi. You'll find a business center on site. Free breakfast is served. A 24-hour fitness center, a vending machine, and multilingual staff are also featured at the family-friendly Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This Watsonville hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 65 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Business facilities
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) (77.3 km / 48 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville offers 65 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs available
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2

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