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    El Centro

      350 Smoketree Drive, El Centro
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      Welcome to Holiday Inn Express & Suites El Centro

      El Centro Hotel's Minutes from Mexican Border

      Set amidst the Southern California desert, the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites El Centro is the best option for service, comfort and value in the Imperial Valley. With a convenient location in El Centro off I-8, the hotel's accommodations offer a perfect home away from home.

      While on your El Centro, CA business trip, this hotel's amenities are sure to help you stay productive. We have free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel and a 24-hour Business Center. If you need to host a meeting, a conference room that seats up to 200 people and a boardroom are available. Enjoy easy access to nearby companies like Imperial Irrigation District, LG and Mitsubishi, too.

      In El Centro, CA, the hotel's guests find plenty of activities to fill their free time. Both the Imperial Sand Dunes and Painted Gorge are a must-see during your trip. Experience the unique culture south of the border in Mexicali. We are also about an hour from California's largest lake, Salton Sea, which offers incredible recreational opportunities with fishing and boating.

      Our guests agree that we are at the forefront of hotels in El Centro, CA, and with so many comforts, it's not hard to see why. You can escape the summer heat in the outdoor pool or energize yourself with a good workout in the Fitness Center. The free, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar gets your day started right. Come let our staff exceed all your travel expectations.

      Features When choosing hotels in El Centro, CA, remember we have some of the nicest rooms in the area. From free wireless Internet access to a flat screen TV, these rooms are sure to have everything you need!

      Business Services

      Wireless Data Connection
      Business Center

      Health and Fitness Center (On-site)

      Health/Fitness Center On-Site

      Health and Fitness Center (Off-site)

      Health/Fitness Center Off-Site

      Entertainment and Recreation

      Outdoor Pool

      Housekeeping and Laundry Services

      Weekly Housekeeping

      Dry Cleaning Pickup or Laundry Valet

      Same Day Dry Cleaning


      Safety Deposit Box available at Front Desk

      In the morning, join us for the free Express Start Breakfast Bar for a wide selection of hot and cold items, including eggs, bacon, cereal, fresh fruit and pastries. Be sure to sample one of our signature cinnamon rolls and the 100% Arabica bean coffee.

      Nearby Restaurants

      Jalisco's Bar and Grill
      Serves:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
      Authentic, homestyle Mexican food, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Has a full bar and happy hour specials.
      Location:  4 MILES FROM HOTEL
      Serves:  Lunch, Dinner
      Family owned, cozy Italian restaurant great for a afternoon business lunch or a romantic evening dinner. Reservations recommended.
      Burgers and Beer
      Location:  3 miles from hotel
      Serves:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
      Locally owned restaurant and sports bar. Has a wide variety of beers on tap and a full bar. Private TVs available at most booths and several big screen TVs throughout the restaurant. Great location for watching sports, but also family friendly. American cuisine with Mexican and Italian dishes as well. Great salads!
      China Palace Steak House
      Location:  3 miles
      Serves:  Lunch, Dinner
      Steak and Lobster; ideal for business lunches or romantic dinners. Adjacent to The China Palace restaurant, a popular local eatery that serves traditional Chinese cuisine.
      Japanese Restaurant Kyoto
      Location:  2 miles
      Serves:  Lunch, Dinner
      Japanese eatery specializing in sushi and other traditional dishes. Highly rated and delicious.

      Guestroom data services

      Wireless Data Connection


      Business Center data services

      Wireless Data Connection


      Public space data services

      Wireless Data Connection


      • Number of parking spaces:108
      • Car Parking Available
      • No Pets Allowed. Only guide dogs or service animals permitted.
      • American Express
      • Carte Blanche
      • Diners Club
      • Discover
      • JCB
      • MasterCard
      • Visa
      • English
      • Hindi
      • Spanish


      • Number of rooms: 6
      • Parking
      • Service Animals Allowed

      Hotel areas that are accessible:

      Guest Rooms


      Business Center

      Registration Desk

      Public Entrance

      Hotel areas that have limited accessibility:

      Exercise Facility

      Hotel areas with accessible routes from accessible public entrance:

      Exercise Facility

      Meeting Room/Ballroom Area


      Business Center

      Registration Desk


      Accessible Guest Rooms

      Hotel provides the following:

      Portable Tub Seats

      TTY for Guest Use

      Assistive Listening Devices for Meetings Upon Requests

      Closed Caption Televisions

      Accessible Self Parking

      Van Accessible Self Parking

      Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 4