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Holiday Inn Express Columbus

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   524 East 23rd Street, Columbus, NE 68601
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night but really enjoyed our stay. The staff were all friendly and acknowledge us. The hotel and room were very clean. We were impressed with the comfort of the bed and pillows. The breakfast was great, we were only expecting a small continental breakfast but was surprised to see biscuits and gravy, pancakes, and eggs. The... More

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Dan G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Columbus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about the Holiday inn Express in Columbus, NE. The entire staff looks forward to reviews like this. We strive very hard to make your stay excellent. Our team is very pleased that you enjoyed the breakfast and all the other amenities we have to offer. Thanks again for all the... More

Cleveland, Ohio
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102 reviews 102 reviews
29 hotel reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Not a lot of hotels in small Columbus, NE, which is probably why the property is getting a little long in the tooth. Very friendly and helpful staff, and the hotel serves a very nice happy hour with free beer and snacks. Room is a tad bit worn and the beds and furniture could use an upgrade. Great breakfast. Rating... More

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Dan G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Columbus, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Holiday Inn Express Columbus, NE. We are very happy you enjoyed the evening reception. Thank you for the nice comments about our staff. I will share this with the entire team! More

Nashville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed 5 nights, with 3 young kids. The room was large and clean, the staff was particularly helpful and kind. We had some nice conversations. They have a small selection of movies which was unexpected and a great joy to my kids, and mid-afternoon snacks. There are moderately healthy options for breakfast, they had Greek yogurt a couple days... More

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Dan G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Columbus, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Columbus, NE. Our team is so happy that your family enjoyed their stay. The #1 goal for us in Columbus is to meet all your expectations. I do apologize for the hot tub jets not working. We do hope to see you again! Dan Groene General Manager More

Rapid City
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

This hotel was very clean and extremely comfortable. The staff was very friendly and knowlegable. The breakfast was delicious and there was plenty to choose from. If you happen to be in Columbus for any reason such as a college concert, play or other event, this is the place to stay. They even have movies to rent for from the... More

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Dan G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Columbus, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing such nice comments about the Holiday Inn Express Columbus, NE. Our staff just loves to hear that we made your stay wonderful. We realize that you have many hotels to choose from. The entire staff would like to thank you for choosing us! More

Alexandria, Minnesota
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84 reviews 84 reviews
22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This is one of the best HIE I have stayed in, from the lobby to the rooms it was a super clean property and very well maintained. The beds were comfortable and very clean, there is a microwave and fridge. We normally don't take time for the breakfast, but Melaine assured me I should try the cinnamon rolls and we... More

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Dan G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Columbus, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback regarding your most recent stay. I am very pleased to hear that your breakfast experience was a pleasant one.We are constantly striving to improve the food items that we offer at our breakfast and it is encouraging to hear when our guest enjoy them. I... More

Kitchener, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I stayed at the H.I. Express in Columbus for one night while on business. The front desk staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was available in the lobby area and was quite good as free breakfasts go. The room was quiet and clean, and the bed clean. Overall a good place to stay, providing everything I expect from the... More

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Dan G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Columbus, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Columbus NE. We are always excited to hear that we have met your expectations. Thanks again and we hope to see you soon! More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

Decent hotel, but the room price was higher than necessary, and quite a bit higher than some of the other choices in town. The bed was very uncomfortable, hard and not up to a level expected of this price range. Shower was outdated. Breakfast was good. Rooms were a bit on the small side, and the customer service was only... More

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Dan G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Columbus, responded to this review

Thank for staying with us at the Holiday Inn Express Columbus NE. We do apologize that your stay was not excellent. Our management will go over the issues you had with the entire staff. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. More

Mayer, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

My wife and two nieces were traveling to Denver from MN and stopped to spend the night in NE. We didn't research hotels - just planned to stop when we we were tired so I was concerned about what we might end up with. I am pretty fussy. I am a regular business traveler and get pretty anal about the... More

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Dan G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Columbus, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express in Columbus, NE. We know that you have many choices so we do value each and every guest that stays with us. We always strive to make your stay excellent!! Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. More

Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Having been a weekly business traveler to Columbus, NE since Oct, 2013 and staying at the Holiday Day Inn Express Hotel from the start, I have absolutely enjoyed each stay. Everything has been par excellence at this hotel – friendly and more than eager to help staff (all of them!), clean rooms, breakfast, happy hour – everything! All in all,... More

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Dan G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Columbus, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Holiday Inn Express Columbus NE. We are pleased to hear that we reached our goal of excellence for your most recent stay! Thanks again and we do hope to see you soon!! More

Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The rooms were very large and extremely clean. The indoor pool and fitness center were also very well kept. The breakfast was amazing! Hot, fresh and well stocked. Staff went above and beyond. Excellent!

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Dan G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Columbus, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express in Columbus NE. I have shared your comments with the staff and everyone is very pleased that we reached our # 1 goal and that is to make your stay pleasant. We look forward to having you as a guest in the very near future. Thanks again!! More

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Address: 524 East 23rd Street, Columbus, NE 68601
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Location: United States > Nebraska > Columbus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Columbus 2.5*
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The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus, a Quality Excellence Award-winning hotel, offers 88 smoke free, guest rooms including 19 suites of which 3 are whirlpool suites. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus guest rooms feature the following: free high-speed wireless Internet, microwaves, refrigerators, coffeemakers, large work desks, desk lamps, and 32' HD flat screen TVs with HBO. We have a heated indoor pool and whirlpool. We also offer our guests a free hot breakfast every day with eggs, biscuits, gravy, sausage or bacon and fruit as well as many other items! If you re staying during the week make sure to enjoy our Manager's Reception (Monday - Thursday 5:30 PM to 7 PM) which includes free beer, wine, snacks and a Priority Club point drawing! Don t forget! Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus is the closet hotel to Becton Dickenson and Cargill that offers a Manager's Reception and Priority Club points! ... more   less 
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