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Holiday Inn Coralville

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1220 1st Avenue, Coralville, IA 52241
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Ranked #14 of 18 Hotels in Coralville
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 Another review said the lobby was outdated but we didn't think this at all.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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 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 

Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The hotel is in terrible shape. It is run down building. The hallways smell badly. The room service leftover from the room across mine has not been removed for 26 hours. The floors are not concrete and one can hear person walking in the room above. The official hotel website says that windows can be open by guest. They are... More 

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

Dear 763bran, I wanted to send you a quick note responding to your review, and apologize that your stay wasn't up to your standards. I will pass on your concerns and comments onto my management, and the next time you are in town please give us another opportunity to make your stay a better one. Thank you! Respectfully, Korey L.... More 

Galena, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

No breakfast is included. The place is behind, and attached to the Hampton??? I could hear someone pacing above my room all night long. The pool was gross, the hot tub had so much chemical it felt like it was burning my skin. I am not a picky person and I've never written a negative review, but there's a first... More 

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

Dear Chris-Kerri, I wanted to send a quick note replying to your comments and apologize for the inconveniences you had during your stay. You are right, we do not offer a complimentary breakfast. We are a full service hotel so we offer more amenities than your standard hotel with a free continental breakfast. (i.e. room service, shuttle, and full restaurant... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

During our PCS to California from Ohio, my husband, son, dog and I stayed here. The room was nice and overall our stay was average. My husband left his military uniform there so they said that it would be sent to us the next business day (We left Saturday (8/23/14) so it would be sent Monday) They charged our card... More 

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

Dear katiexdee, Thank you for telling us about your recent stay. We apologize for the confusion about your military uniform. Since you've contacted us, we've shipped it out to you and hopefully taken steps to remedy the situation. If there's anything else we can do to make this right for you, please don't hesitate to call us. Sincerely, Erika Pohlman... More 

Eagan, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Floor plan and layout was confusing. Got lost trying to get to the pool. Only 1 towel when I got there so asked front desk for more and they said they would have some delivered. 20 minutes later. No towlels. Beds were comfortable and I liked the choice of soft/firm pillow. Fridge was nice to have but needed to be... More 

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

Dear R0sitz, We appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your recent stay. We try to give our guests as many options as possible in the guest rooms, which is why we offer both soft and firm pillows. Sorry to hear that the pool towels weren't refreshed as quickly as they could have been. It's reviews like yours... More 

Springfield, Missouri
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127 reviews 127 reviews
21 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I suspected this was an older Holiday Inn when I made the reservation and had no idea what to expect. When I went in the clerk asked me if I would mind if he upgraded us to a suite. Not at all! This place has a rather quirky layout. Our suite was on the third floor, next to the fitness... More 

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

Dear Betty R, Thank you for posting your review of our hotel. Our layout is definitely unique. When it was originally built as the Iron Man Inn, it was convenient and safe because there are same level exits on the First, Second, and Third floors. And I'm glad you got to enjoy our suite. Sounds like it worked out really... More 

London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

While it is often difficult to differentiate between various properties in the same chain, it usually is the staff that makes the difference in the experience. This property is well located and all rooms and amenities are up to standard expectation for the parent company. What makes it unique is the well versed and genuinely motivated staff. Maybe because it... More 

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

Dear SkypeDaddy, I'm glad you got the chance to experience our hotel. We absolutely love our staff and are always glad to hear that our guests enjoyed them as much as we do. I genuinely believe they are the best part of the property. Hopefully you'll stay with us again the next time you're in Coralville; we'd love to see... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I smelled a peculiar odor as soon as I walked in the door. It was a musty/cigarette smoke smell. I thought it would improve once I got to my room, but it didn't. I called the front desk to inquire whether I was place in a smoking room and the attendant told me I wasn't. He offered a different room,... More 

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

Dear Dabums, Thanks for taking the time to share about your recent hotel stay. I'm sorry it wasn't as nice as you expected. We do our best to accommodate our guest requests. We recently had all of our carpets professionally cleaned to mitigate comments like yours. Stay with us again the next time you're in the area; we'd love the... More 

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Address: 1220 1st Avenue, Coralville, IA 52241
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Location: United States > Iowa > Coralville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Coralville 3*
Number of rooms: 97
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