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Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Beautiful drive from Santa Cruz too Watsonville. Found every kind of eating establishment's one could want, very family friendly. We had a nice evening with our granddaughter at the indoor pool....so nice and clean. Beds so comfy... on to a wonderful inhouse breakfast. On the road again to Monterey only about 20 min down the road. Good time had by all!!! Grandpa and grandma

The staff was so nice and friendly!!! The room clean. The hotel could use some freshening, paint, carpet, fixtures. The shower was lame with no water pressure. The breakfast was great with lots of choices.

I was very please with the room. Hotel and room was clean.

For horse shows, we look for something convenient to the event, with a fridge for saving left-over dinners in, and clean. This Holiday Inn Express satisfies. Extra smiles seeing visiting fire fighters and softball players at breakfast.

Pool was too cold and the hut tub was too hot Pool was too cold and the hut tub was too hot Pool was too cold and the hut tub was too hot Pool was too cold and the hut tub was too hot

Room was clean. Shower and bathroom was very clean. One of the reason I pick the hotel was because of indoor swimming pool but it was very dirty. Water smelled very bed. Not chlorine but smelled like kids dirty diper. Other than that everything was pretty good. Breakfast was good too.

Very clean. Nice hot tub. Breakfast ok, but nothing special. All in all a good value for the money in California. Easy driving distance to Santa Cruz (15 min.) and much less staying here than in a hotel there.

room was very clean breakfast was good we will stay there in the future

Hotel is surrounded by shopping centers and food places. Comfortable room, affordable rate. Breakfast provided in the morning.

Close to Santa Cruz, but much better prices. The rooms were spacious, very clean and modern with many extra amenities like fridge, microwave, iron, hair dryer and free wi-fi, plus an beautiful view. The pool and hot tubs were spacious and clean. Their complimentary breakfast was perfect! I'll definitely stay here again!

The hotel is very clean, the staff is friendly and it has free wireless Internet. The breakfast could be better.

hotel is centrally located, so it is easy to get in and out of. Staff was friendly and efficient

Close to the highway, yet quiet. Also close to several restaurants and shopping needs. The room was clean and comfortable.

Solid Value, close to amenities and shopping which was very much appreciated

After reading a few reviews I was a little worried, but we were extremely pleased with the hotel. We stayed here while playing the golf courses at Pebble Beach. Around a 30-45 minute commute to the courses. The room was clean, well stocked with extra towels, and the bathroom was very clean. The front desk staff was very pleasant and made check-in easy. The location was close to Target, Starbucks, and the Interstate highway. We will definitely stay here again!

Overall I would say that the Hotel was nice. The rooms were very clean and pleasant. The continental breakfast far exceeded my expectations. There was no need to leave the hotel to eat in the morning which was nice since we were traveling with 4 children under the age of five. The only bad thing about the stay was that we had planned on using the indoor pool to keep the kids entertained part of the time. Unfortunately the pool was closed that weekend for regularly scheduled maintenance. [...] My suggestion is that if the pool is a key factor in your decision to stay here, make sure and call them to be sure it will be up and running.

We were in Watsonville for a wrestling tournament. We have two big sons, so we loved having the nice big room. The breakfast was better than others places we've stayed. Everyone was very happy.

Stayed here on a last minute trip when Monterey hotels were booked for the Car Concours weekend. [...] came through for me. Have always liked Holiday Inn Express. This hotel had a great complimentary full breakfast, very clean room, nice pool and was located near a Round Table Pizza. What more could one ask for! Being from the East Coast, I don't usually get this kind of treatment.

Calm place. Between Santa Cruz and Monterey. Room has fridge and microwave.

Our first night was great. When we came back the 2nd night our room had a paint smell in it so we requested another room. The lady on staff was very accommodating and we ended up switching rooms 3 times until we got a room that didn't have any toxic fumes. However, the next morning we were woken up early because we were next to the breakfast room. Overall though, the staff was very helpful and friendly. The rooms were clean and the location was great for us because we spent half the time in Santa Cruz and half the time in Monterey. Watsonville is almost exactly half way point between the two. We also like the work out room and the pool. The breakfast was more than I expected, too.

1855 Main St Watsonville CA

Hotel highlights

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Indoor pool

Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville places you next to Watsonville Square Shopping Center and within a 15-minute walk of Ramsay Park. This 65-room hotel has free breakfast along with conveniences like an indoor pool and free in-room WiFi. Also close to this Watsonville hotel are Pajaro Valley Historical Association and Pinto Lake Park.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free buffet breakfast.


Rooms

All 65 air-conditioned rooms provide microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Free local calls, hair dryers, and ironing boards are also standard.


Property features

Guests of Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. You can put free parking to good use if you drive. The front desk has multilingual staff standing by 24 hours a day to assist with dry cleaning/laundry and securing valuables. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Room options

Studio, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 5

Standard Room

King 1 | Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville

Everyone (1) Couples (8) Business (2) Family (20) Other (1)
5

great, inbetween santa cruz and monterey

Everyone

Beautiful drive from Santa Cruz too Watsonville. Found every kind of eating establishment's one could want, very family friendly. We had a nice evening with our granddaughter at the indoor pool....so nice and clean. Beds so comfy... on to a wonderful inhouse breakfast. On the road again to Monterey only about 20 min down the road. Good time had by all!!! Grandpa and grandma

By , from tollhouse on Aug 5, 2016

3

aquarium adventure

Families

The staff was so nice and friendly!!! The room clean. The hotel could use some freshening, paint, carpet, fixtures. The shower was lame with no water pressure. The breakfast was great with lots of choices.

By on Oct 2, 2014

4

holiday inn review

Singles

I was very please with the room. Hotel and room was clean.

By on Aug 25, 2014

3

reliably clean and comfortable

Families

For horse shows, we look for something convenient to the event, with a fridge for saving left-over dinners in, and clean. This Holiday Inn Express satisfies. Extra smiles seeing visiting fire fighters and softball players at breakfast.

By on Jul 21, 2014

4

pool and the hut tub

Couples

Pool was too cold and the hut tub was too hot Pool was too cold and the hut tub was too hot Pool was too cold and the hut tub was too hot Pool was too cold and the hut tub was too hot

By on Apr 7, 2014

3

clean room

Families

Room was clean. Shower and bathroom was very clean. One of the reason I pick the hotel was because of indoor swimming pool but it was very dirty. Water smelled very bed. Not chlorine but smelled like kids dirty diper. Other than that everything was pretty good. Breakfast was good too.

By on Mar 24, 2014

3

probably the best hotel in watsonville---there's not much to choose from!

Families

Very clean. Nice hot tub. Breakfast ok, but nothing special. All in all a good value for the money in California. Easy driving distance to Santa Cruz (15 min.) and much less staying here than in a hotel there.

By on Nov 6, 2013

4

race trip

Families

room was very clean breakfast was good we will stay there in the future

By on Oct 7, 2013

3

night stay

Couples

Hotel is surrounded by shopping centers and food places. Comfortable room, affordable rate. Breakfast provided in the morning.

By on Jun 5, 2013

4

great overnight stay near santa cruz

Families

Close to Santa Cruz, but much better prices. The rooms were spacious, very clean and modern with many extra amenities like fridge, microwave, iron, hair dryer and free wi-fi, plus an beautiful view. The pool and hot tubs were spacious and clean. Their complimentary breakfast was perfect! I'll definitely stay here again!

By on May 13, 2013