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.
Authentic, homestyle Mexican food, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Has a full bar and happy hour specials.Grasso's
Family owned, cozy Italian restaurant great for a afternoon business lunch or a romantic evening dinner. Reservations recommended.Burgers and Beer
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 cChina Palace Steak House
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
Japanese eatery specializing in sushi and other traditional dishes. Highly rated and delicious.