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Holiday Inn Express Phoenix Airport (University Drive)

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3401 E University Drive & I-10, Phoenix, AZ 85034 (South Mountain)
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Ranked #23 of 174 hotels in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay, free breakfast with many choices (even healthy choices) Nice staff and clean and comfy rooms! Large bathroom, plenty of towels. Bed was very comfortable and the pillows were firm and that is great for me! It was easy to get around in the hotel, not like some, where you can't find your way to the room.

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winston salem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been staying at this Hotel for several years now and can't really see myself changing properties. Mr Lee, the owner, has instilled in his people a ccan do attitude. The GM, Bill Weeman shares that philosphy. Best front desk in the Business. To that end, I would like to cite: Justin, Bree and Jessica. People in all capacities... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed here several times and it is always great. The staff is excellent, rooms are nice, drivers are great and it is a good value. We also like eating at the Hilton Garden Inn next door. We stayed the night before our flight and the night we returned.

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The people at the front desk are very, very helpful and never acted like we were an inconvenience to them. One thing that I think some people don't understand is that a pass on the lightrail is also for the bus (no extra charge). We especially liked the shuttle driver, Darrell. He even went out of his way to find... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here one night in late June 2014 with my family (3 teens and two adults). We were renting an RV the next day to travel to the Grand Canyon, so we just wanted something close to the airport, clean, and inexpensive. This hotel fulfilled all of our objectives. It is a very nice, basic hotel that is adequate for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stay & park option allows 14 days parking for 1 night stay. Great modern clean property to stay and then park prior to flying to vacation destination. Shuttle starts at 4 am for early flights. Room was quiet with great shower, TV and bed. Perfect for start of vacation.

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BillWeeman, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Phoenix Airport (University Drive), responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and for your positive review! We're so pleased that you found our parking package to be a convenience, cost-effective alternative to parking at Sky Harbor Airport. Thanks again for your feedback and we're looking forward to seeing you again in the near future. Best regards, Bill Weeman General Manager More

San Diego, California
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Great in every respect. Outstanding staff from the front desk to housekeeping and person that is responsible for breakfast. Helping in every way. Nice clean rooms with very good wireless connection and super comfortable bed. Easy parking and great location close to airport. I don't like being in center of cities so this is perfect for me. Will be back... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night in April prior to a flight to Boston. Staff friendly and helpful, room comfortable. Airport shuttle service great and punctual. More than did the job and happy to recommend as a place to stay before a flight. It's very close to the airport and good value for money.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Stayed for only 14 hours but a very enjoyable one. First the shuttle pick-up at the airport :arrived about 9pm made the call, the shuttle was there in 10 minutes the driver was very informative about my next day trip. Check-in was a breeze with the now famous Lucas.Our room was on the first floor #120 at first sight the... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We had an early flight out the next morning and this was a perfect one-nighter. The hotel is one block off the highway and rental car return is just one exit down I-10 so you can be at the airport quickly and easily. (we stayed at this hotel last year and used the van which worked well, too) The Waffle... More

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BillWeeman, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Phoenix Airport (University Drive), responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a TripAdvisor review after your recent stay! We greatly appreciate your kind remarks about our accommodations and amenities. I will be sure to share your feedback with our staff. We hope to see you again soon, the next time your travels bring you to the Phoenix area. Bill Weeman General Manager More

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Address: 3401 E University Drive & I-10, Phoenix, AZ 85034
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Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Phoenix > South Mountain
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Phoenix Airport (University Drive) 2.5*
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#17 Romantic Hotel in Phoenix #22 Business Hotel in Phoenix #23 Top resorts Hotel in Phoenix #41 Family Hotel in Phoenix
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Whether you are in Phoenix for business or pleasure, the newly-renovated Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Phoenix Airport has all the comforts and conveniences you expect from luxury airport hotels. Centrally located near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, our location gives easy access to downtown Phoenix and Tempe, including the new Phoenix Light Rail, Chase Field, Phoenix Civic Plaza Convention Center, Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe Town Lake, Phoenix Zoo, US Air Arena, Arizona State University, University of Phoenix, Levin Group, and Ewing Irrigation.This 4-story hotel features 114 beautifully appointed guest rooms and free high-speed (wired & wireless) Internet service. You may also enjoy our complimentary happy hour Monday - Friday, or 'park and fly' and eliminate worries of high airport parking rates. Nearby you will find Mill Avenue, Arizona Mills Shopping Mall, award-winning golf courses, restaurants & nightlife, and casinos.You will find yourself amazed with our award-winning service, convenient location, and spacious guest rooms featuring our Stay Smart bedding collection, microwaves, refrigerators, expanded cable and free HBO. Don t forget our complimentary freshly prepared breakfast buffet, including a variety of hot items like sausage, sausage gravy, omelets or biscuits. Upcoming events: NBA All Stars February 2009 and NASCAR April 2009. ... more   less 
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