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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Festus - South St. Louis

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1802 Gamel Cemetery Road, Festus, MO 63028
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Shawnee, Kansas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Holiday Inn Express has become my go-to hotel for most business and personal stays. The HIE in Festus is no exception. The rooms are nice and well kept. They don't smell at all (huge plus in my book) and the bathrooms are clean and bright. Their breakfast room is spacious and well lit, and the food is typically fresh. I'm... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long drive to Festus MO it was very nice to be greeted with a smile and a person who seemed genuinely interested in my easy transition to a room. The rooms are nice and quiet and the beds were comfortable. The high speed internet was just that without the hassle of getting on-line. The instructions were well laid... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Our room was very clean and the beds were comfortable. Sofa sleeper wasn't that great, but they aren't usually. Breakfast was good. The gravy was very runny, but there were lots of other choices. We would stay here again.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We were very pleased with our stay. The room were very nice. We had a double bed suite. The pull out couch could be more comfortable tho.my only other complaint which is minor is that there should be more seating that accommodates families in the breakfast room. There was only two tables. All the staff seemed friendly especially Heather in... More 

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StayRealext175, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Festus - South St. Louis, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! We appreciate the candid feed back as it truly helps us improve. We also love Heather as the new additional to our team. Thank you for mentioning her. Your comments will be posted in our break room! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

My partner and I stayed here 2 nights recently. Everything was beyond our expectations and we have only 2 minor complaints....one is breakfast should start earlier for those of us that had to be out the door to business meetings. I agree with the other review about the bacon...they must have slim hogs in Missouri...lol. The other was that while... More 

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StayRealext175, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Festus - South St. Louis, responded to this review

Oh my! Thank you for your candid review. I'm very happy you were pleasantly surprised with our hotel and love the remarks about the bacon, I will talk to our vendor. Most importantly I will be sharing your comments with our staff and make sure they have had breakfast before they come to work. We look forward to seeing you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

Very comfortable stay. The rooms were very clean and extremely well-appointed. Bedding was to absolutely wonderful! Breakfast was beyond my expectations (bacon. eggs, waffles.). I'd love to stay here again.

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StayRealext175, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Festus - South St. Louis, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for the great review! We look forward on seeing you the next time your in town! More 

Colt
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109 reviews 109 reviews
17 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This looked like a new motel from the outside. The lobby was very modern as well as the exercise room and pool. The room we stayed in looked dated. BUT it was very clean and smelled fresh. The room was quiet and the bed was soft but firm. We both slept like babies! We were upgraded to a King Suite... More 

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StayRealext175, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Festus - South St. Louis, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for an outstanding review and most of all we're feeling great that we are now on your Favorites list! We're just under 5 years old and we've had the same core staff since we opened, which in my opinion makes a big difference in the maintenance of the property. Thank you again for noticing and... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We had a quick overnight in Festus and selected this from previous tripadvisor reviews. Very clean, quiet, comfortable. Nice people and no complaints at all. Easy check in and all was very good. Breakfast was free and warm, fresh and plentiful (it is what you would expect from a free breakfast but it was fine and the area was very... More 

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StayRealext175, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Festus - South St. Louis, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful, detailed description of our property. I'm very happy to hear we were a good fit for you travels. We look forward to serving you again! More 

Boulder, Colorado
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81 reviews 81 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We stayed here three nights, attending a family matter. The rooms were bright and clean, and the bedding was comfortable. The staff was friendly and courteous. The hotel is located near I-55 and fairly easy to find, yet far enough away to avoid road noise.

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StayRealext175, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Festus - South St. Louis, responded to this review

So happy you enjoyed your stay and our location on top the hill over looking the small town of Festus. We look forward to having you back! More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We are in a Holiday Inn Express. Very nice. Wish I could take this room with me for the rest of the trip. Comfortable room. We were upgraded to a “suite” because of our membership in IHG rewards club. I don’t know what makes this a suite. The couch? The little divider between sleeping area and the couch, dining table?... More 

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StayRealext175, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Festus - South St. Louis, responded to this review

Dear thevisitorcenter, WOW, what a very NICE review and a perfect 5 stars for the team! As an IHG member you are always the most valued of all guest. You are a forever a dedicated family member of the IHG Brands! We hope your travels will bring you back time and time again to visit with us! Thank you again... More 

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