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Holiday Inn Express Bloomington

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   117 S Franklin Road, Bloomington, IN 47404
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Ranked #1 of 23 hotels in Bloomington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Jack_Lyon15 Pataskala, Ohio
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pataskala, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally stay at another brand of inn, butthis Holiday Inn Express was more convient and at a good price. Room was super clean and had a fresh scent. Had no problem with noise. Staff very friendly. Breakfast were excellent. Breakfast area was always very clean Food was plentiful, fresh, and hot. Pat S. did a fantastic job of managing the... More

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marilyn1714, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Bloomington, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your glowing comments, in particular your mention of the service received from Pat in the breakfast area. We were happy to see how much you enjoyed your stay, and hope that you will always choose the Holiday Inn Express brand for your future stays. Marilyn Edwards Owner/Revenue Manger More

Indianapolis
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff who did everything possible to make our stay excellent. I was very impressed by "Alexis," who was helpful and friendly to everyone! I stayed for four nights at this location, while I was visiting for a family reunion. The location provided easy access to the highway, and there were many shops and restaurants in the area. I... More

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marilyn1714, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Bloomington, responded to this review

It was very rewarding to read your comments after your recent four night stay with us, in particular your comments regarding the service that you received. We strive to exceed our guest's expectations, we were pleased to see that we did that during your stay. We hope to see you again very soon. Marilyn Edwards Owner/Revenue Manager More

Santa Cruz, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here overnight on our way somewhere. The room was clean (decor a bit outdated). We had a microwave, coffee maker, and mini fridge. The hotel has a pool and a small fitness center. The fitness center had everything you need for a basic workout but was a bit messy and needed some housekeeping. The hotel offers a hot... More

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marilyn1714, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Bloomington, responded to this review

We were very pleased to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you found everything that you were looking for from the free hot breakfast, to the indoor pool and fitness center. We thank you for sharing your recent experience there with others. Marilyn Edwards Owner/Revenue Manager More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one very comfortable, quiet night here while visiting our daughter. The room appeared to be recently and quite tastefully decorated; the king-sized bed was super-comfortable and the black-out curtains insured that the parking lot lights did not bother us. Clean, friendly and the person at the front desk was welcoming and pleasant. We will be back in Bloomington... More

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marilyn1714, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Bloomington, responded to this review

How pleased we were to see that you have already made future reservations at our hotel, we sincerely appreciate your loyalty. We thank you very much for your comments, and for sharing your experience at our hotel with others. See you again soon!! Marilyn Edwards Owner/Revenue Manager More

Portage,Indiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel 7/2/2014 through 7/3/2014 for IU college orientation. The hotel was very accomodating for our late check in. The front desk staff was very helpful, signing us up for IHG honors on the spot. The rooms were very clean, well stocked and there were no issues that we found. Our only knock was the incredibly bright... More

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marilyn1714, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Bloomington, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel for your orientation stay. We were very pleased to see how much you enjoyed your stay and happy to see that you are now IHG rewards members. We hope to be your hotel of choice during the next four years. Marilyn Edwards Owner/Revenue Manager More

Brownsburg, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently took our teen-age kids to Holiday Inn Express. We typically stay there every time we come to Bloomington - great location, friendly and helpful service, hot breakfast and evening wine and food, and a nice pool and hot tub. But on this trip, I rode the elevator with a maid and found out something wonderful about this hotel... More

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marilyn1714, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Bloomington, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comments, we were very happy to see how pleased you were with the housekeeping procedures at our hotel. We strive to provide clean, comfortable accommodations and service that exceeds our guest's expectations. We hope to see you again very soon. Marilyn Edwards Owner/Revenue Manager More

LaPorte
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I came to Bloomington for our anniversary and have always choose Express hotels for accommodations and a higher level of service received. This hotel while offering the type of accommodations we are used to lacked the service by the staff to make it a great stay. The only member of the staff that went out of their... More

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marilyn1714, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Bloomington, responded to this review

First, let me thank you for your loyalty to the Holiday Inn Express brand, we appreciate that. It was disappointing to read your comments, as we take great pride in providing the kind of service that exceeds our guest's expectations, and this was certainly not the case during your recent stay with us, we sincerely apologize for that. We hope... More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for four nights and everything was very nice. One of the kitchen staff, Pat Stinson, was very helpful, kind and attentive. She helped us find a lost wrist band. The hotel was also very close to lots of restaurants and several strip malls for shopping. I would recommend this hotel to anyone.

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marilyn1714, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Bloomington, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments after your recent stay with us. We were pleased to see that our location suited your needs, and that you enjoyed your accommodations and the service we provided during your stay. We hope to be your hotel of choice in the area. Marilyn Edwards Owner/Revenue Manager More

Fulton, Kentucky
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night. We will be back again! Our niece lives close by, and it was a great place to stay! Kelley, at the front desk, was very accommodating. We had some special requests, and she made them happen! Everything was clean, very comfortable beds, good breakfast. Grounds were well kept. Several restaurants close by, and easy access... More

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marilyn1714, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Bloomington, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comments, and your particular mention of the service that you received from Kelley. We were pleased to see how much you enjoyed your accommodations, the breakfast and the customer service that we pride ourselves on. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Marilyn Edwards Owner/Revenue Manager More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great rooms, friendly staff, wonderful breakfast. Manager's reception means a free dinner several nights a week. Pat, one of the breakfast attendants, really made my day each morning. I appreciate the smiling face. Thanks for a great stay!!!

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marilyn1714, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Bloomington, responded to this review

We were very pleased to see how much you enjoyed the accommodations as well as the complimentary Manager's Reception weekday evenings. We strive to provide our guest's with the "little extras" that set us apart from the rest, we thank you for sharing your recent experience with others, and look forward to your next visit. Marilyn Edwards Owner/Revenue Manager More

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Bloomington

Address: 117 S Franklin Road, Bloomington, IN 47404
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Location: United States > Indiana > Bloomington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Bloomington 3*
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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 Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Business Hotel in Bloomington #5 Family Hotel in Bloomington #6 Romantic Hotel in Bloomington
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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bloomington.The Holiday Inn Express & Suites is located just minutes from Indiana University and downtown Bloomington, Indiana. Travelers visiting the Bloomington Antique Mall, Convention Center, Lake Monroe, Brown County, Bloomington Sportsplex and Oliver Winery will all find the Holiday Inn Express an ideal location. Nearby businesses include Cook Inc., Otis Elevator, Bloomington Hospital, MPRI and Crane Naval Warfare Center. The award winning Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites features 102 rooms, including 32 suites and an exclusive Priorirty Club floor. Each room is equipped with microwave & refrigerator,32 inch flat screen television, coffeemaker, spacious guest bathrooms with granite counter tops, 400 thread count sheets and pillow-top mattresses and much, much more! Featured amenities include Express Start hot breakfast, complimentary Light Dinner (Monday - Thursday), private business center, fitness center, indoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi rooms. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites is the ideal choice for corporate travelers, families and Hoosier fans visiting Indiana University. Everything you expect, and much more! ... more   less 
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