We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 110 Kansas City hotels

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   8551 East Blue Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64133
Hotel website
Hotel deals
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Save on Hotel Packages!
Save Saved
You added Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex to your Saves list
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
51%
Ranked #63 of 110 hotels in Kansas City
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013
savurfur West Plains, Missouri
  • Reviews (66)
  • Photos (41)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (14)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

66 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    17
    16
    15
    9
    9
See reviews for
26
10
6
7
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (14)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
There are newer reviews for Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex
See the most recent reviews
West Plains, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Great place but breakfast was awful! If you go to McDonald's for breakfast your better off. I did like the rooms and it is clean. The eggs are powder just add water.. sausage ewwww.. as long as you don't have to eat there more than one day you will be fine.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pamela H, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review of our hotel. We will ensure to maintain the quality of service that you are most comfortable and great breakfast experience to enjoy during your next visit in our Hotel. I apologize about the breakfast. Rest assured that I’ll address this right away. We are looking forward to welcoming you again during your next... More

Derby, Kansas
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Stay totally away from that place. First, it is not in a very nice part of town which is ok. This is my story. I went for a wedding in KC and this place was a few minutes away from the wedding site. When we got into the room I noticed the sink was dirty, there was some liquid spilled... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex, responded to this review

Dear emf2004, Thank you for taking the time to write your review following your recent stay. We are very sorry you were unhappy with your recent stay at our hotel and offer my sincere apologies for the poor service and conditions you experienced, which are certainly not up to our usual standards. Though we would prefer you had a better... More

Jenks, OK
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

My son and his fiance started working with the manager at this hotel in early February and booked a block of rooms for guests at their wedding in late April. They were also told they could have use of the conference room for a family get together to have bar b que catered in. As guests have tried to make... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex, responded to this review

Dear okiejohn, Thank you for taking the time to express your thoughts and concerns. We are pleased to know that your party were assisted in finding an alternative accommodations. Please accept our apologies for any disappointment your party may have had. Rest assured that your comments have been documented and forwarded to the appropriate departments for future considerations. Thank you... More

Saint Peters
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The staff at this hotel were super nice. The lady at check in was super cheerful and very helpful. The cleaning staff were very friendly. The free breakfast is just ok. The eggs were really watery and the sausage appeared undercooked. They do offer coffee all day which is nice. They have fresh cookies at the front desk, which my... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex, responded to this review

Dear dcb95sol, Thank you for your feedback. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We appreciate your nice comment regarding our staff. However, We’re sorry about the electrical and air conditioning problems. We will address these points. I assure you the feedback of our hotel will be reviewed and most certainly... More

Wichita, Kansas
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Friendly helpful staff. Issue with Priority Club at check in. Front desk clerk helped resolve issue. Nice clean room, bath and common areas. Ice machine on our floor and hot tub not working. Upon departure, the front desk clerk helped get our luggage to and into our vehicle all while making pleasant conversation. Quiet room. Slept well. Would stay again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pamela H, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our Holiday Inn Express. I am glad that we were able to overcome the Priority Club challenge, we certainly value our members. We hope that you enjoyed your class reunion and invite you to stay with us again! More

College Park, Georgia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised at the 30 sec friendly check-in. The room was clean, smelled fresh, and the bed was firm, but comfortable. Breakfast was very adequate and free! Will stay again if in the area.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pamela H, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our Holiday Inn Express. It is our pleasure to assist you and we certainly look forward to seeing you during your next Kansas City visit! More

Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012 via mobile

We stayed last weekend for the Colts/Chiefs game. Even wearing our blue and white, we received a warm welcome. Minus a lack of hot water in the showers of both rooms, the rooms were great, the staff (especially at the bar) was awesome. Breakfast buffet was a great way to start the day. Although we decided to walk it, there... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Pamela H, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your time in Kansas City and at out hotel. Come back again and wear your Blue and White anytime!! More

Monett, Missouri
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Everything was right on this visit. My first, but certainly not my last. 100% consistent attitude from the staff, from manager to custodial. Everyone speaks to you as if you were there every week. Breakfast was all fresh and well stocked, room conditions were excellent (sometimes, on 2-3 night stays, quality can slip, but not here!), and location was good... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pamela H, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you chose our Holiday Inn Express. Our goal is to provide the best in customer service and I am so glad that we exceeded your expectations. The entire staff takes pride in our hotel and strives to make each of our guests feel at home and welcomed. We look forward to your next visit! More

Missouri
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

We had the 2 queen bed suite, which had a ton of space. The mini fridge and microwave was useful. The pool was heated but very disappointed that the hot tub was out of commission. If you have someone staying above you, the ceiling does not have much of a sound barrier. The front desk staff was very helpful. Overall... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pamela H, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our Holiday Inn Express. We are so glad that you stayed with us and we apologize for the inconvenience of the hot tub. We hope to have this corrected in the near future and look forward to seeing you again! More

Pittsburgh
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
47 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

As so often is the case, this was a quick one night stay while traveling on a family vacation. Arrived about 1 am, was gone by 9 am. The hotel was typical of the good things you find at an HIE. Our room was a large double queen, which is what we prefer since we travel with a teen son.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pamela H, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with our Holiday Inn Express. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest. The cinnamon rolls are delicious aren't they? Please come back and see us, and maybe it will be a two cinnamon roll visit! More

Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex

Address: 8551 East Blue Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64133
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Missouri > Kansas City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex 2.5*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with IHG, Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Tingo, BookingOdigeoWL, Despegar.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, Venere, Agoda and Otel so you can book your Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites Kansas City Sports Complex

41 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (36)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Other (21)

Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The newest addition to Kansas City, is the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex! We are conveniently located near the Kansas City Sports complex, home of the Chiefs and Royals. Chill out in downtown Kansas City just a short drive from our front door. With our world class service and many Kansas City restaurants and attractions just moments from our front door, you ll discover why our guests have selected us as their preferred hotel in Kansas City! This state-of-the-art hotel features special in room amenities such as free high-speed Internet access, microwave and refrigerators in all rooms, 32 flat panel LCD TV and free local calls. Whether you are staying with us for business or pleasure, take time to relax and enjoy our swimming pool, business center, wireless Internet access in all public areas and fitness center. Points of Interests Attractions: Kauffman Stadium, home to the Kansas City Royals and Arrowhead Stadium, home to the Kansas City Chiefs. Businesses: GE Energy, Unilever Best Foods, Time Warner, Bayer Corporation, Ford Motor Company, & Cerner Corporation. Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Kansas City Sports Complex ... more   less 
Number of rooms
81

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer