Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz

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Average rate: $97 - Hotel class: 3 stars
1410 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA, USA

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Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz Reviews

wwoodall wwoodall
1 reviews
Very bad Jul 11, 2009
Horrible view, unhelpful staff, no towels for 2 of 3 days (wet ones were delivered on the 3rd day), and power and cable problems capped off a 3 night vacation stay that we'd hoped to be perfect, but was less than average. We were told by staff that the walk was a short distance to the beach, and it was very far. Especially if you don't enjoy walking through a total barrio. We had a 3rd floor view of a junk house with a 50's vintage school bus parked in the back yard, and a weirdo that smoked all night behind a music store. There was also a mattress sprawled out for a junkyard dog in this side yard. The parking garage is only big enough for a smart car. The worst of it though was a power outage that occured on the third evening that lasted all night, and prevented us from watching any tv at all. The management claimed it was a transformer failure, but nothing else in the neighborhood was out. Then when the power finally came on, the cable tv was out for the remainder of the next day. I guess transformers blow out cable too? It more than likely was their own internal systems mal-functioning since they had a power system that requires you to keep your room key card plugged in to get power. After a 3rd horrible night, I asked for some kind of discount since we could do nothing in our room. They could care less even though we had spent a total of nearly $600. I would never recommmend this hotel. Alternatively, get the Surf & Sand on the beach.
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Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz Overview

The Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz is located in the heart of downtown Santa Cruz, CA, near the beaches, Neptune's Kingdom, and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Guests will also find many other places of interest nearby, including the Big Basin Redwoods State Park, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center, the Surf Museum, the Rio Theatre, the Harley Davidson Museum, and the Mystery Spot. Santa Cruz has its own airport, and is also located within 50 miles of four other major airports. Guests may arrange taxi or bus transportation for travel within the city. Many attractions are within walking distance of the Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz.

Each of the guest rooms at the Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz offers a host of amenities, including cable television, premium bedding, luxury bath products, clock radios, high-speed Internet access, hair dryers, refrigerators, irons, and microwaves. Non-smoking rooms, rollaway beds, and handicapped accessible rooms are all available upon request.

Guests of the Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz will enjoy many amenities, including a fitness center with an outdoor swimming pool, a sauna, and a whirlpool spa. Business travelers will find meeting spaces, office equipment, and high-speed Internet connections for their use. A complimentary Continental breakfast is served each morning in the breakfast room.

Holiday Inn Express Amenities

  • Business Center
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Disabled Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Shops
  • Water Activities
  • Surfing
  • Desk
  • Disabled Parking
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Shower
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Shops in Hotel

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