HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTEL & SUITES MARINA

189 Seaside Ave., Marina, CA 93933 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
2.5 Star Suburban Hotel in Monterey County
36.692-121.8025
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3.5/ 5

Based on 238 guest reviews

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  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Hotel has 80 rooms
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • 23 suites in hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00PM
  • Check out time: 12:00 nOON
  • Group score of 7.5/10
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms

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Local Attractions

Monterey Bay Acquarium, 17 Mile Drive, Cannery Row in Monterey, World Class Wineries, Big Sur, Cal State University Monterey Bay, Laguna Seca Raceway, Steinbeck Center in Salinas.

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 371 verified reviews

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74
Fair

Good city hotel. Close to WalMart. Parking is nice and easy and reception was impressive. Spacious bathroom. Popular among families.

“Next to a Walmart” “Front desk was very helpful”

Great City Hotel Top 12% in city
Good Economy Hotel Top 34% in city

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Front desk was very helpful” “Fun to check out”

  • Great reception

    “Clerk informed” “Front desk was very helpful”

  • Spacious rooms

    “King size bed” “Spacious room”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Conditioning unit did not work” “Phone did not work”

Review highlights

Service

91/100
123 reviews

Professional and friendly staff at reception, but substandard management.

“Exceptional customer service” “Staff was always friendly and accommodating” “Front desk was very helpful”

Location

88/100
61 reviews

Great location. Good for shopping and excursions with easy access to the beach. Excellent parking and car access.

“Marina was a great choice” “Sandy beach nearby” “Not too far from the fisherman's wharf”

Wellness

75/100
17 reviews

Great for wellness, with a decent fitness area.

“Spa was not too hot” “Nice exercise room” “Excellent great breakfast and fitness center”

Vibe

68/100
27 reviews

Decent vibe. Relatively modern hotel. Pleasant entrance area. Good choice for a city trip. Fine for a budget trip.

“Enjoyable stay.” “Updated decor” “Fairly new facility”

WiFi

67/100
8 reviews

Regular internet service.

“Free hotel wifi” “No signal”

Breakfast

59/100
68 reviews

Affordable, fairly tasty breakfasts.

“Excellent great breakfast and fitness center” “Great breakfast” “Always appreciate the free breakfast”

Room

57/100
128 reviews

Big, decent rooms. Run-down rooms with bad beds and furniture, and inadequate A/C. Large, so-so bathroom.

“Large living area” “No towels/ pillow cases” “Conditioning unit did not work”

Pool

24/100
13 reviews

Bad pool.

“Doesn't have indoor pool” “No swimming pool” “No pool”

Good to know

  • Poor beds

    “No towels/ pillow cases” “Mattresses were too soft”

  • Great location

    “Marina was a great choice” “Sandy beach nearby”

  • Friendly service

    “Front desk was very helpful” “Fun to check out”

  • Great reception

    “Clerk informed” “Front desk was very helpful”

Review highlights

Service

90/100
22 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Exceptional customer service” “Staff was always friendly and accommodating” “Front desk was very helpful”

Location

87/100
12 reviews

Great location.

“Marina was a great choice” “Sandy beach nearby” “Not too far from the fisherman's wharf”

Value

80/100
11 reviews

Best value for money.

“SO comfortable, and reasonable prices” “Marina is a less expensive alternative” “Including turkey sausage”

Breakfast

61/100
12 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Good buffet breakfast” “Excellent great breakfast and fitness center” “Always appreciate the free breakfast”

Comfort

61/100
14 reviews

Large, relatively comfortable, not so noisy rooms, but beds are not so pleasant.

“Clean and quiet place to stay” “No towels/ pillow cases” “A/c did not work”

Room

59/100
23 reviews

Boring menu with tasteless desserts. Badly-maintained rooms with poor beds.

“Quiet Air conditioner” “No towels/ pillow cases” “Conditioning unit did not work”

Good to know

  • Accessible parking

    “Ample parking”

  • Great reception

    “Clerk informed” “Front desk was very helpful”

  • Friendly service

    “Front desk was very helpful” “Fun to check out”

  • Great location

    “Marina was a great choice” “Sandy beach nearby”

Review highlights

Service

91/100
22 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Exceptional customer service” “Staff was always friendly and accommodating” “Front desk was very helpful”

Location

88/100
10 reviews

Great location and easy parking.

“Marina was a great choice” “Sandy beach nearby” “Not too far from the fisherman's wharf”

Breakfast

60/100
12 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Excellent great breakfast and fitness center” “Breakfast was great” “Free breakfast”

Room

56/100
21 reviews

Room is all right.

“No towels/ pillow cases” “Conditioning unit did not work” “Mattresses were too soft”

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Exceptional customer service” “Staff was always friendly and accommodating”

Review highlights

Service

85/100
4 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Exceptional customer service” “Staff was always friendly and accommodating” “Front desk was very helpful”

Room

60/100
3 reviews

Room is all right.

“No towels/ pillow cases” “Conditioning unit did not work” “Mattresses were too soft”

Good to know

  • Great reception

    “Clerk informed” “Front desk was very helpful”

  • Friendly service

    “Front desk was very helpful” “Fun to check out”

  • Spacious rooms

    “King size bed” “Spacious room”

  • Poor beds

    “No towels/ pillow cases” “Mattresses were too soft”

Review highlights

Location

95/100
53 reviews

Great location. Good for shopping and excursions with easy access to the beach. Excellent parking and car access.

“Marina was a great choice” “Sandy beach nearby” “Not too far from the fisherman's wharf”

Service

90/100
110 reviews

Professional and friendly staff at reception, but substandard management.

“Exceptional customer service” “Staff was always friendly and accommodating” “Front desk was very helpful”

Wellness

75/100
17 reviews

Great for wellness, with a decent fitness area.

“Spa was not too hot” “Nice exercise room” “Excellent great breakfast and fitness center”

Vibe

70/100
23 reviews

Decent vibe. Relatively modern hotel.

“Enjoyable stay.” “Updated decor” “Fairly new facility”

WiFi

62/100
6 reviews

Regular internet service.

“Free hotel wifi” “No signal”

Breakfast

57/100
58 reviews

Affordable, fairly tasty breakfasts.

“Free hotel breakfast” “Excellent great breakfast and fitness center” “Lots of breakfast choices”

Room

57/100
116 reviews

Rooms spacious and relatively new. Run-down rooms with bad beds and furniture, and inadequate A/C. Large, so-so bathroom.

“Quiet Air conditioner” “No towels/ pillow cases” “Conditioning unit did not work”

Pool

24/100
13 reviews

Bad pool.

“Doesn't have indoor pool” “No swimming pool” “No pool”

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Marina was a great choice” “Sandy beach nearby”

  • Fantastic service

    “Exceptional customer service” “Staff was always friendly and accommodating”

  • Friendly service

    “Front desk was very helpful” “Fun to check out”

Review highlights

Service

91/100
20 reviews

Friendly service.

“Exceptional customer service” “Staff was always friendly and accommodating” “Front desk was very helpful”

Location

87/100
12 reviews

Great location.

“Marina was a great choice” “Sandy beach nearby” “Not too far from the fisherman's wharf”

Value

80/100
10 reviews

Best value for money.

“SO comfortable, and reasonable prices” “Marina is a less expensive alternative” “Including turkey sausage”

Cleanliness

71/100
14 reviews

Relatively clean rooms.

“Clean and quiet place to stay” “Clean rooms” “Great Clean hotel”

Vibe

66/100
5 reviews

Decent vibe.

“Enjoyable stay.” “Updated decor” “Fairly new facility”

Breakfast

60/100
8 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Excellent great breakfast and fitness center” “Breakfast was not of good quality” “Free breakfast”

Comfort

59/100
11 reviews

Comfort and noise level are okay, rooms are large.

“Clean and quiet place to stay” “Quiet Air conditioner” “Banging noises”

Room

58/100
20 reviews

Decently clean rooms with okay bathrooms. Big but badly maintained rooms.

“Quiet Air conditioner” “No towels/ pillow cases” “Conditioning unit did not work”

Food

57/100
5 reviews

Food is all right.

“Including turkey sausage” “A wide variety of food choices” “Food mediocre”

Good to know

  • Great reception

    “Clerk informed” “Front desk was very helpful”

  • Friendly service

    “Front desk was very helpful” “Fun to check out”

  • Fantastic service

    “Exceptional customer service” “Staff was always friendly and accommodating”

  • Great location

    “Marina was a great choice” “Sandy beach nearby”

Review highlights

Service

91/100
19 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Exceptional customer service” “Staff was always friendly and accommodating” “Front desk was very helpful”

Location

90/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Marina was a great choice” “Sandy beach nearby” “Not too far from the fisherman's wharf”

Cleanliness

67/100
8 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Clean and quiet place to stay” “Carpet wet” “Dirty floors”

Breakfast

60/100
11 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Eggs is not what I expected” “Excellent great breakfast and fitness center” “Free breakfast”

Room

58/100
18 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Large living area” “No towels/ pillow cases” “Conditioning unit did not work”

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Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Marina

3.5 out of 5. Based on 238 guest reviews , Average

Property Description

Beautiful Holiday Inn Express located within a short distance of Monterey, Carmel and Big Sur. Less than a mile to Marina Beach, and less than 15 minutes from Laguna Seca Raceway. The hotel's 80 rooms include 23 suites and 900 square feet of meeting/banquet space. A complimentary deluxe Continental Breakfast is served daily. The hotel also offers an oversized whirlpool, sauna and complimentary high speed Internet access.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00PM
Check Out: 12:00 nOON
Year of Last Renovation: 2002
Floors: 3
Rooms: 80
Non Smoking Rooms: 80
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 23
Meeting Rooms: 2
Meeting Space: 900 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 50 people
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual Reservations - 48 hours prior to scheduled arrival. Group Reservations per contract.
Nightly Parking: $0
Typical Group Deposit: 25%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health centre
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Six Miles from Monterey Bay Airport (MRY) 90 Minutes from San Jose (SJC) and about 2 hours from San Franscisco (SFO) and Oakland (OAK).

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

About Holiday Inn Express

  • Free Express Start Breakfast Bar offering eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, and their signature cinnamon rolls just to name a few
  • Have their own 100% Arabica Smart Roast Coffee
  • Free high-speed internet service in every room
  • eHost Online Concierge Service where guests can learn about hotel amenities, major airlines nearby, up-to-date local weather and even car rental services
  • Perfect for the business traveler on the go, Holiday Inn Express offers 24/7 fax & photocopy services
  • Unlimited free local and toll-free calls

The Holiday Inn Express highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Holiday Inn Express Marina

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