My husband and two sons, 8 and 11 years old, stayed here for one night. It is a very tidy place, although the pool was very very small and had limited sun coverage. The breakfast which included omlettes and panckes was substantial. However, there were several disappointments. First off, the location is quite a distance from restaurants and the boardwalk/wharf area. You must drive everywhere and there is a lot of traffic congestion in this area on the weekends. Second, upon completing our check in, the desk clerk offered us two small bottles of water since my husband was a member of the Holiday Inn loyalty program. I asked for two more since there were four of us and she replied that this was not possible. I realize this is a small detail, but why lose business over two extra bottles of water. I will always equate the Holiday Inn brand w/ stinginess now and if given a choice will chose another brand.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- You can relish the comforts of home when you choose to stay at our Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz. Our hotel's location offers easy access to the Boardwalk, picturesque beaches, towering redwoods and terrific shopping. Our new Santa Cruz, CA hotel is the perfect starting point for a trip to Northern California.Corporate guests appreciate our business amenities and the location of our hotel in Santa Cruz, CA. We are located near local businesses such as Plantronics, Santa Cruz County Offices and UC Santa Cruz. We offer free high-speed, wireless Internet access and a 24-hour business center, so you can stay productive while you travel. You can enjoy a barefoot stroll along the beach, thrill rides at the historic Santa Cruz Boardwalk or a visit to the Surfing Museum because our Santa Cruz hotel's location is perfect for a California vacation. The family might love a ride on the Roaring Camp Railroad through the Redwood forest. It's easy to take a vineyard tour, indulge in shopping at the Capitola Village or take a stroll along the Santa Cruz wharf.Our hotel in Santa Cruz, CA has outstanding amenities like a well-equipped Fitness Center, a Sauna and a sparkling, outdoor pool and guest patio. Our contemporary rooms pamper you with HDTV and iPod docking stations. There's even a free, hot breakfast. Discover why we're the best choice among hotels in Santa Cruz, CA. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz Hotel Santa Cruz
- Holiday Inn Santa Cruz