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Holiday Inn Express Atlanta-Emory University Area

2.5 of 5 2183 North Decatur Road, Decatur, GA 30033
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oakton, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Selected this hotel based on location, happened to be walkable to relatives we were visiting. Terrific value, for me convenient, staff was professional and accommodating. Bed and pillows very comfortable. On complaint was breakfast buffet was PROMPTLY cleared at 9:30 - would have preferred 10am. Will definitely stay there again.

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ann arbor michigan
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121 reviews 121 reviews
61 hotel reviews
485 helpful votes 485 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed one night at the hotel and was very satisfied. The one outstanding aspect of my stay was the courtesy and professionalism of the young man who handled my check in. He was very helpful as I had made a last minute reservation. It started my whole experience off well. Had to leave before breakfast in the morning so... More 

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Holiday Inn Exp G, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Atlanta-Emory University Area, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear about your wonderful stay with us! We are so proud of our team and appreciate that our guest notice when we make them feel right at home. We hope that next time you stay with us while visiting the Decatur area, you get to enjoy our breakfast bar! More 

Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently, I stayed here for a business trip. The staff was friendly and nice. The room was nice although I did see two spiders; however, it was clean. The area is quite and after longs days working I was able to come in and rest. My only concern there are not a lot of restaurants in the area and the... More 

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Holiday Inn Exp G, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Atlanta-Emory University Area, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the feedback. We are so happy to hear about the pleasant stay you had with us and we wold like to let you know that the option of having shuttle on the weekends is under review with the management team so that we can keep providing excellent service to our guest and make it easier... More 

Palm Harbor, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just recently stayed at this hotel over Thanksgiving, and would never ever stay there again. Their are no curtains in the room and we had a newborn baby with us who could not sleep. The bed was rock hard and the room was so dirty. I wanted to check out early but there were no other options near my family... More 

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Holiday Inn Exp G, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Atlanta-Emory University Area, responded to this review

This response has been disputed by General Manager. The response seems to be for the wrong hotel. More 

Gainesville, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We had a reservation but did not stay. We phoned them at noon and said we would like to check in early, could they see to it that our room was prepared. We arrived at 1 - it was not ready. We went out for lunch, came back around 2 - still no room. We waited in the lobby for... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Atlanta-Emory University Area, responded to this review

Dear dstring13, First of all, thank you very much for your recent stay at our hotel. We are so sorry to hear about your experience with us. We’d like to obtain some additional detail regarding your experience so we have sent you a private message. We hope to have the honor of serving you again should your travels bring you... More 

Macon, Georgia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The front desk personnel were very rude. We will not be visiting her again. General manager and manager were very rude. The room was nasty.. we were very displeased with the quality of this hotel. Very disappointing visit.

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Holiday Inn Exp G, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Atlanta-Emory University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your comments. Our goal is always to provide our guests with excellent service and it is clear that in this case we fell short. We use feedback like this as a training tool to prevent this from happening in the future. To do this I need to get a few... More 

Lyman, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We have stayed at Holiday Inn Express several times in recent years and always enjoy our stay. The Manager's reception has greatly improved on this last visit and was genuinely delicious. The amenities are excellent and the staff is exceptionally friendly. They did fail to give me one wake up call on this last stay, but I'm sure that will... More 

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Holiday Inn Exp G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Atlanta-Emory University Area, responded to this review

Doris W, Thank you so much for your feedback! We love to hear from all of our guests but we especially love it when the comments are great like these! I am glad that we have made improvements with the Manager's Reception (which we have been focusing on). I do apologize about the wake up call but I have passed... More 

Macon, GA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I booked a 2-room king suite 2-3 weeks in advance and prepaid a non-refundable rate for 1 night. When I tried to check in at 3:00PM the electricity was off, so I went to my event and returned at 10:30PM. The room I was given had 2 queen beds. When I complained I was told that was all that was... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Convenient location, particularly in relation to Emory University. Rooms were clean. Manager's Special each night was very generous. The beds and linens could use updating. The front desk staff members were very kind and helpful.

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1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Vacationing with my family in Gulf Shores got cut short due to my Fiancés mother ( a heart patient at Emory with an LVAD ) who was rushed in due to life threatening issues. We made the 7 hour trip to Atlanta saw her mom then went to this hotel to grab a couple hrs sleep before heading back to... More 

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Holiday Inn Exp G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Atlanta-Emory University Area, responded to this review

First, let me start by saying that our thoughts are with your fiancé’s mother. Situations such as this are never easy and having to deal with the issues you experienced at our hotel surely did not help matters. I would like to speak to you to get further details on which member of our staff you spoke with so that... More 

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Address: 2183 North Decatur Road, Decatur, GA 30033
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Location: United States > Georgia > Decatur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Atlanta-Emory University Area 2.5*
Number of rooms: 62
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