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Holiday Inn Coralville

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Ranked #14 of 18 Hotels in Coralville
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Woodstock, IL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found the hotel to have a confusing configuration with the elevators out of the way. On Saturday night the restaurant was empty except for our party of six and another couple. In spite of this, the service was poor and my food was cold. I had ordered shrimp on a skewer with brown rice and broccoli. The six shrimp... More 

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ChrisPhillipsAGM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Coralville, responded to this review

Dear niemannnurse, I'm so glad that you enjoyed our Holiday Inn. We really pride ourselves on our staff. They truly care about you as more than a customer. They recognize that your time is important to you by trying to get everything done efficiently while still being friendly and courteous. It's our goal to make every guest understand how important... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed there Saturday night. Unfortunately I had to get a room there again Sunday night. My room Saturday was nice and clean however, I had a different room sunday. The pillow on my bed was clearly used and not changed. There was a tray of food in the hall when I got there Saturday and was still there Sunday... More 

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ChrisPhillipsAGM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Coralville, responded to this review

Dear Travel T, I'm sorry that you had such a negative experience here on Sunday night. I assure you that our housekeeping staff cleans and double checks each room before guests are allowed to check in to the rooms. The same goes for the hallways. We want to ensure that guests have a positive experience in every aspect of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for one night on our cross country move with our dogs. We were so happy to find a place that allowed 3 large dogs (50 lbs). Most pet friendly hotels limit the number of dogs to 2 and set the weight limit at 25 lbs. Our room was large and clean. There is a restaurant with full... More 

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ChrisPhillipsAGM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Coralville, responded to this review

Dear AllyMcFee, I'm so happy to hear that your stay went well! We love pets, and recognize that a lot of hotels have restrictions that make it tough to find a place to stay for pet parents. We do our best to accommodate the furry friends that travel with our guests. Thank you for taking the time to write a... More 

Martinsville, Indiana, United States
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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended up here because the new Holiday Inn Express was full. The HIE gave us a coupon that reduced the price. While the room was clean and comfortable I was surprised at the degree of wear and tear. Normally HI rooms are top notch and this one was like a Super 8. There was even pink and black mold... More 

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ChrisPhillipsAGM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Coralville, responded to this review

Dear Alan G, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. I know our property is a little on the older side, so our maintenance team works hard to keep everything in tip top working condition. We regularly clean carpets, re-caulk tubs, and do everything we can to make sure our hotel is a comfortable... More 

Palmyra, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here with another couple the weekend of April 10th specifically for the Friday night Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet As advertised. Well, it doesn't exis and apparently hasn't for over a month. Rooms: Clean. Bathrooms: Clean but extremely small. Pool: Indoor, complete with broken glass shards, some of which ended up in my wife's feet. The building appears... More 

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ChrisPhillipsAGM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Coralville, responded to this review

Dear Brian C, I'm sorry that things didn't go well while you were here. The River City Beefstro stopped serving the Prime Rib & Seafood Buffet for a number of reasons, not least of which that we're preparing for a restaurant renovation. As for the problem with the pool, we have strict rules about no glass in that area, posted... More 

Los Angeles, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
49 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is an aging HI that is certainly adequate but not much more. It did not seem to be a good value at the rate that I paid. It is in an out-of-the-way location. The room was adequate but basic with an extremely small bathroom. This HI would benefit from renovation/updating. On the bright side, the restaurant was pretty good... More 

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ChrisPhillipsAGM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Coralville, responded to this review

Dear Darin S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We need input like yours to continue striving to provide a great experience to every guest. It's good to hear that things went well while you were here. We would love to have you again, so come see us the next time you're in town. Sincerely, Erika... More 

Zearing, Iowa, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Great place love holiday inn hotels. This place had a wonderful restaurant attached I was very pleased with the friendly staff and restaurant staff as well. Room was very clean also. Was glad we weren't on the main busy exit.

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ChrisPhillipsAGM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Coralville, responded to this review

Dear Derek Z., I'm glad everything went so well while you were here! From the quality of our rooms to the attitudes of our staff, we do our best to make your stay as easy and comfortable as possible. Thanks for letting us know how everything went, we really appreciate the feedback. We'll see you again the next time you're... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Our stay at this Holiday Inn Express was very nice, one night on a cross-country drive. The common areas and room were all very clean and up-to date. Another review said the lobby was outdated but we didn't think this at all. The pool area is nice (small pool), and our dip in the hot tub was perfect. The room... More 

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ChrisPhillipsAGM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Coralville, responded to this review

Dear Cheetaah2, I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the Holiday Inn Express. Unfortunately, that isn't our property, but we're owned by the same management company and we love to hear that they're doing well. Thanks for taking the time to review them, and I will pass your comments on to them. Sincerely, Erika Pohlman Sales Coordinator More 

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I was more than disappointed in this hotel. I'm a firm believer in the IHG family and frequently stay with their brand. I will not be staying there again! The room was not cleaned well. Front desk staff was slow in helping get shampoo/conditioner (took over 4 hours). Front desk staff was more interested in eating in the lobby while... More 

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ChrisPhillipsAGM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Coralville, responded to this review

Dear MBSAH, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I'm sorry to hear that we didn't live up to your expectations of the IHG brand. Know that we value guest feedback like yours to continue in our mission to provide the perfect guest experience. We work hard to make sure each guest enjoys their time at our... More 

Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This hotel has very friendly staff. it is older décor in the lobby areas. The room was nice and the bed was very comfortable. I thought the bathroom and vanity area were very small for the size of this room. We had a conference in the hospitality suite and it was just an odd room with a bathroom right in... More 

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ChrisPhillipsAGM, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Coralville, responded to this review

Dear jsink369, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We absolutely love our staff here, and we prioritize hiring folks who will go above and beyond for every guest. The hotel also offer hospitality suites, small conference rooms within the guest rooms to make small gatherings and business meetings that much more convenient. We're... More 

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