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Holiday Inn Express Hartford-Downtown

440 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT 06103 (Formerly Capitol Hill Ramada)
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Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Hartford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

This Express was smack downtown, just on the edge of Bushnell Park. We were on the top (9th) floor with a remarkable view of their stately state capitol building. Lots of history and museums within walking distance. The room was small-ish, but recently remodeled. Desk clerks couldn't have been nicer and more helpful on places to eat. Included continental breakfast... More 

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Tarrytown, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

I just stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Kean NH the week before. It was just redone with all new furniture and carpets. It was great. Now, on the other hand, this place needs help. I hope it's on the list of places to get refurbished. It's a bit worn. My room, in the back, faced a rather noisy... More 

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st paul, mn
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16 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

I stayed here on an overnight business trip. The hotel is not fancy and the lobby is somewhat shabby. I was happy to see that the room was very clean. The bathroom was clean also. The room was small, but adequate. This is not a "destination" hotel and if you are in Hartford for more than a night or two,... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2011

I have to begin this review with a positive comment about the staff. When we checked in, saw our room and decided we couldn't stay at this hotel, the staff was so kind in their willingness to help us find another hotel in the Hartford area. We couldn't stay primarily because of the overwhelming smell and prison cell-like hotel room.... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2011

I was in charge of finding a hotel for a group business trip and the HIX Hartford was much cheaper than the alternatives. I had heard mixed reviews but booked due to the proximity to the train and views of the Capitol Building. The hotel surpassed my expectations. The rooms were immaculate and had comfortable pillows, which is all I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2011

We stayed here for 2 nights to see an event at the Comcast theatre and would choose this hotel again. It was probably the furthest away from the venue but the best value for money. We were concerned after reading many negative reviews and worried how much we would have to pay in taxis to get around. However, the hotel... More 

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Green Mountains of VT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2011

I have read the other reviews and I think each experience is unique. we reached at well past midnight and even though parking is tight ( There are limited spots ) we found one without much difficulty. A nice elderly gentleman ( security man ) checked us in. To be frank, the place looked spooky at that time with a... More 

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Newington, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2011

We came into hartford needed somewhere to stay until we got an apartment. we were traveling with military, we got our room the price was ok, but I guess you pay for what you get. The front desk were rude we checked in around 11 pm. When we got to the room the noise outside was really loud, we were... More 

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Berkshire, Massachusetts
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2011

My sister and I were in town for Huey Lewis at the Belding Theatre. The hotel had a FREE shuttle. Of course, we tipped the driver, but it was pleasant surprise. The bathroom was fine, but there was no counter to put incidentals on, just a small shelf. We had breakfast in the morning and it was sufficient (yogurt, sticky... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2010

Having never been to Hartford Conn. We were pleasantly surprised with the Holiday Inn Express on Asylum Street. From the time we checked in, the well informed staff did so much to welcome us and assure our comfort as guests. The room was very clean, well equipped, comfortable and provided us a fantastic view of the Hartford Capitol Building! The... More 

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