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Holiday Inn Express Calgary

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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Winnipeg
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a family function in Calgary, It was a fast check-inn and the front staff very very friendly. The room was clean and comfortable, obviously a newer hotel, close to Airport. It was located on McKnight Blvd, which was connected to all the streets we needed to get to. The breakfast was hot and fresh, the coffee... More 

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Regina
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Syed is one of the best front desk employees I have ever met! He helps to make this a hotel you would want to stay again. The room was recently renovated, clean and very comfortable beds. We will be back this summer for a visit and will choose this hotel again for sure!

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HIEX, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments about our hotel and Syed! See you in the summer! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We found our stay at the hotel was extremely pleasant and our service was outstanding! A nod to our helpful hotel manager Nav! Thank you! The room was impressive and the security of our vehicle parked underground assured us a great, worry-free night's sleep. Over the Christmas holidays, our vehicle was vandalized and all our gifts stolen at a $200... More 

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HIEX, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments about Nav (our senior front desk agent). We are indeed fortunate to have him on our team! Thanks again, hope to see you for Stampede! More 

Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My stay at the Holiday In Express downtown Calgary at 1020 8th ave SW was probably the most disappointing stay I've ever had. By paying $240 a night at a Holiday Inn you would expect a half decent hotel in a half decent location, but you get neither. The hotel has one slow elevator for the entire building which you... More 

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HIEX, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor. I would like to take this opportunity to respond. Let me start by saying that I have no control over the hotel’s location or the fact that the elevator is slow. As a hotel General Manager it is my job (and pleasure) to ensure that my guests enjoy... More 

Amherstburg Ontario
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We stayed here on eve of the Stampede.Walked to downtown for restaurants that all had outdoor patios playing country music and many vendors of country goods.Our room had a king sized bed.Huge bathroom.Fireplace and jacuzzi in the room.Great continental breakfast.

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Astoria, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We flew in from Ottawa on our way to Banff. Had to do an overnight in Calgary and this place looked good. Good was the understatement. Though we arrived late at night and checked out in the morning, it met and exceeded our expectations. This place was clean and quiet. The rooms were modern. The bathroom was like something out... More 

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Hampshire
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We were very pleased with this Holiday Inn express - the best we have stayed in. The 'warning notice' in the room about the area was a little off putting but we didn't find any problems with the neighborhood. The room was very clean and the staff very helpful. Breakfast including hot cinnamon twirls was good.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I was a little leary of the downtown location, but the hotel was a great place to stay. Front desk staff at check in and check out were very helpful. I loved the underground parking. Room was clean, comfortable and met all my needs. I would definately choose this location again next time I am in Calgary and need to... More 

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Staines, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We stayed for two nights and found this hotel to be nice and comfortable. Our room was a good size and benefited from a small kitchenette (fridge, microwave, coffee percolator and sink). The bathroom was clean and modern. Free wifi also included. Front desk staff were nice and helpful. The selection at breakfast was good and the breakfast room was... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I stay here when in Calgary for business. This is a basic hotel that is made better by the great staff. The rooms are clean and include a microwave and fridge which is nice for me as I try not to spend every night eating restaurant food when on a business trip. The gym is basic (treadmill, elliptical and bike)... More 

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