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Holiday Inn Express Redwood City-Central

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Everyone was friendly. The hotel and the rooms were very nice. My daughters absolutely loved the robot delivering things to our room

Great place to stay. Would definitely recommend to friends and families and colleague. Very convenient.

Very Clean, Extra Large Room, Very Quiet, Super Friendly staff, Great Breakfast!

I booked the stay 2 months in advanced. Got to the Hotel to check in and the staff was friendly. There was so much detail that i have not seen in any other Hotels of this much quality. This particular Holiday Inn does its best for their guest! Me and my Fiancé loved it. Thank you Holiday Inn of Redwood City! Keep up the hard work with all your friendly staff! ps( Im one of those people who don't give reviews... but you guys are worth it!)

From the outside, and its downtown location, this does not look like a great hotel. No view, busy street, dinky lobby. But the rooms are complete renovated and upgraded. It's the best HIE I've ever stayed in and maybe the best motel in recent memory. Charming? No. But modern and clean? Yes. If you need to be in central Silicon Valley I highly recommend it.

Excellent hotel. Room was newly renovated. Bed was extremely comfortable; new heater/air conditioning unit was very quiet. Except for trash pickup on Monday morning at the Wendy's next door, the room was very quiet. Free hot breakfast was plentiful-- coffee was great. It was close to Palo Alto where we spent most of our time. Parking was off street in their well-lit parking garage. My daughter and I felt safe and looked forward to returning to the hotel after long days of sight seeing. Would stay there again.

We stayed at the hotel for a weekend soccer tournament. It was very clean and the staff were very nice and helpful. The morning breakfast buffet was a wonderful plus to the hotel. Obviously it was not a restaurant, but the food was hot and yummy. We even grabbed some chocolate milks and snacks for our days at the soccer fields. This hotel was in a perfect location. We went shopping, minature golfing, to dinner, and to the movies and everything was within 0-2 miles. We had a wonderful expierience and I would definately bring my family back there anytime we are in the area.

The hotel is crowded between other businesses & the lobby is tiny, giving a cramped first impression, but the room was comfortable, pretty quiet & the breakfast was really good. The bathroom was good-sized but not very warm but the heater worked well in the room itself. We liked the internet access, tv, refrigerator, microwave & jacuzzi tub.

From the time we arrive everyone was so friendly. The staff was wonderful and polite. Every morning we had breakfest at the hotel which was excellent. I would definately recommend this hotel to all my friends and family.

Comfort stay. Very convenient to commute to SFO by Car/Caltrain. Indian restaurants such as Suraj & Little india are good to dine.

the hotel was very clean and the staff were great and friendly. the location was not in the best part of the city but was close to the highway. lots of good places to eat nearby.

Stayed at this hotel while on business, and the staff was delightful. Rooms were clean, and the breakfast options were great as well.

I was given a room on the 3rd floor and the wifi didnt work. I called the front desk and they said the wifi was being worked on earlier in the day and they thought maybe it never got fixed. They didnt even know if their own wifi network was working? I commented on the inconvenience the next morning, as the wifi connectivity was a main reason for staying here, and the lady at the counter said she'd have a manager contact me. its been over a week and no one has contacted me about it. POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE. Its kind of a ghetto location, as well. You could hear police/fire sirens throughout the night.

Stayed here for a business trip - good location, great room!

This was a very convenient place because it is about 5 minutes from my place of destination. My only complaint is that it was twice as much for Sunday night as it was for Friday and Saturday

Lobby staff was extremely pleasant to deal with for a hotel in this category. Amenities and rooms were alright.

Not sure if this is because I booked through a certain website or not, but I called 2 days before our reservation because we needed a double instead of a king. They told me I couldn't change anything until I got there, but not to worry they aren't usually full on a Tuesday night. Well, we get there and they are full, AND they did not have a roll-away. My poor friend had to sleep on the floor. I was very angry about this, especially since I tried several times before we got there to make the change.

We've been staying at this Holiday Inn Express twice a year for several years because it is two blocks from my dad's apt. When we come to visit him we appreciate the hotel's close proximity, it's always clean, and the staff helpful and efficient. For a busy downtown location that is usually pretty full of guests, we usually get a good night's sleep. Two things that annoy us slightly are: 1.not enough tv channels 2.the old style, noisy, constantly-having-to-adjust heater/air unit

We found the motel to be clean and comfortable. Staff people were pleasant. Breakfast was adequate.

Arrived mid afternoon. Room was ready. Received Priority Club goodies. Quick breakfast in morning. Left for airport.

1836 El Camino Real Redwood City CA

Hotel highlights

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour fitness center

Located within a leisurely stroll of Woodside Central Shopping Center, Holiday Inn Express Redwood City-Central is within a few miles (5 km) of Menlo College. This 62-room hotel has conveniences like free breakfast, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi. Also close to this Redwood City hotel are Museum of San Carlos History and Bedwell Bayfront Park.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free buffet breakfast offered each morning.


Rooms

All 62 air-conditioned rooms feature microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and wired Internet, along with satellite TV. Other standard amenities include free newspapers, free local calls, and video-game consoles.


Property features

Holiday Inn Express Redwood City-Central offers a 24-hour fitness center, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, put free parking to good use. The front desk has multilingual staff that can help with dry cleaning or laundry, and offer advice about sights and eateries nearby. Additional amenities include a meeting room, a business center, and a computer station.

Room options

Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Room, Accessible, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Redwood City-Central

Everyone (1) Business (8) Couples (14) Family (6) Other (2)
5

great!

Everyone

Everyone was friendly. The hotel and the rooms were very nice. My daughters absolutely loved the robot delivering things to our room

By on Jul 8, 2016

5

trio to redwood city

Families

Great place to stay. Would definitely recommend to friends and families and colleague. Very convenient.

By on May 20, 2015

5

pefect room for business travel

BusinessTravelers

Very Clean, Extra Large Room, Very Quiet, Super Friendly staff, Great Breakfast!

By on Dec 6, 2014

5

awesome 3 day stay

Couples

I booked the stay 2 months in advanced. Got to the Hotel to check in and the staff was friendly. There was so much detail that i have not seen in any other Hotels of this much quality. This particular Holiday Inn does its best for their guest! Me and my Fiancé loved it. Thank you Holiday Inn of Redwood City! Keep up the hard work with all your friendly staff! ps( Im one of those people who don't give reviews... but you guys are worth it!)

By on Dec 4, 2014

5

best holiday inn express yet

Singles

From the outside, and its downtown location, this does not look like a great hotel. No view, busy street, dinky lobby. But the rooms are complete renovated and upgraded. It's the best HIE I've ever stayed in and maybe the best motel in recent memory. Charming? No. But modern and clean? Yes. If you need to be in central Silicon Valley I highly recommend it.

By on Jul 21, 2014

5

highlight of ca visit

Families

Excellent hotel. Room was newly renovated. Bed was extremely comfortable; new heater/air conditioning unit was very quiet. Except for trash pickup on Monday morning at the Wendy's next door, the room was very quiet. Free hot breakfast was plentiful-- coffee was great. It was close to Palo Alto where we spent most of our time. Parking was off street in their well-lit parking garage. My daughter and I felt safe and looked forward to returning to the hotel after long days of sight seeing. Would stay there again.

By on Apr 30, 2014

5

very pleased with our stay

Families

We stayed at the hotel for a weekend soccer tournament. It was very clean and the staff were very nice and helpful. The morning breakfast buffet was a wonderful plus to the hotel. Obviously it was not a restaurant, but the food was hot and yummy. We even grabbed some chocolate milks and snacks for our days at the soccer fields. This hotel was in a perfect location. We went shopping, minature golfing, to dinner, and to the movies and everything was within 0-2 miles. We had a wonderful expierience and I would definately bring my family back there anytime we are in the area.

By on Feb 18, 2013

4

nice place to stay

Couples

The hotel is crowded between other businesses & the lobby is tiny, giving a cramped first impression, but the room was comfortable, pretty quiet & the breakfast was really good. The bathroom was good-sized but not very warm but the heater worked well in the room itself. We liked the internet access, tv, refrigerator, microwave & jacuzzi tub.

By on Dec 16, 2012

5

excellent

Couples

From the time we arrive everyone was so friendly. The staff was wonderful and polite. Every morning we had breakfest at the hotel which was excellent. I would definately recommend this hotel to all my friends and family.

By on Oct 22, 2012

5

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BusinessTravelers

Comfort stay. Very convenient to commute to SFO by Car/Caltrain. Indian restaurants such as Suraj & Little india are good to dine.

By on Oct 5, 2012