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Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough (Durham Area

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   202 Cardinal Drive, Hillsborough, NC 27278
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Hillsborough
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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North Ogden, Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got our room July 4th and July 5th from Hotwire - it was a great rate and we chose it as it was between the coast and Portland. We went and got a pedicure and some local women there asked why'd we'd stay all the way out in Hillsboro if there for a Portland vacation. I do have to... More

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Middletown, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week in this hotel and were very pleased with our stay. The hotel was spotless, the beds were extremely comfortable and all the staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast in the morning was what you would expect for this kind of hotel and did not disappoint. We will definitely stay there again on our next visit.

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Los Angeles
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The HIX in Hillsborough is not in the best neighborhood, however, it provides its guests with a quiet place to rest. The hotel provides basic amenities for its guests. The ceiling in our bathroom was badly in need of repair due to water damage. The staff was attentive and courteous.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough (Durham Area, responded to this review

Dear cmh_org, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. Please accept our apologies for the condition in which you found your bathroom. We constantly strive to provide an environment of comfort and value to our guests, therefore, we are sincerely concerned when we fall short of your expectations. We will be addressing the matters with... More

Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic, friendly and accommodating staff, very clean room/bathroom, breakfast was amazing (many options, fresh food, and staff kept it clean & stocked). Best review comes from my 4 year old daughter..."can we stay at this hotel every time we go on vacation?"

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Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super friendly staff. Quiet. Breakfast selections fresh and carefully attended to. Room had every amenity we needed. Air conditioner quieter than many. Will definitely stay here again when were in the area.

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Tonya S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough (Durham Area, responded to this review

Dear MarylandGrammy - Maryland , Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. It really strikes a chord when our guest tell us we exceeded their expectations. We recently made changes to our already awesome breakfast adding a variety of fruit, nuts, hot cereal and turkey sausage to name a few. Those items in addition to our standard... More

Cockeysville, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Originally from Hillsborough and heard great things! Came down from Maryland and stayed for 3 nights. Room was clean, staff was friendly and breakfast was good! Had no issues! I even called down to mention how great of a job housekeeping did cleaning my room when staying over the 2nd night! Will stay here again when visiting from Maryland!

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Tonya S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough (Durham Area, responded to this review

Dear carbon89 Cockeysville, Maryland, Your kind words keep us inspired to serve. At the Holiday Inn Hillsborough, we know you have options when choosing lodging. That's why our desire is to demonstrate our appreciation from the time you make you reservation, through out your stay and at check out. Please know we value you satisfaction and cant wait to serve... More

Sherrills Ford, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We have stayed at this hotel many times since it opened. We like the proximity to my sister & our son & daughter-in-law. We have stayed here while attending a variety of functions for our family. This time we stayed one night, Saturday, June 14, 2014. Even with my rewards the rate was $135.00! We have never paid over $100-$105.... More

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Tonya S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough (Durham Area, responded to this review

Dear PatMundyBumgarner (Sherrills Ford, North Carolin) Thank you for your valuable feedback. We know travelers have options when choosing lodging. Thank you for being our loyal guest and choosing the Holiday Inn Express - Hillsborough time and time again. It is unfortunate that your last stay was during a high occupancy evening and discount rates were already extended. We hope... More

Algonquin, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I was visiting relatives, so I really only slept and showered there. I did take advantage of the breakfast, which was very nice. They had a little bit of everything you could want. The bed/pillows were comfortable. I slept like a baby. Not fancy, but just what I needed. I would be happy to stay there again.

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Tonya S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough (Durham Area, responded to this review

Dear Linda L Algonquin, Illinois We appreciate your warm comments. We like hearing our property met your expectations. Thank you for rating our breakfast highly. We take pride in having a diverse selection so that all guests are pleased, Hope to see you soon!!!!! Appreciatively, Tanya Strong Front Desk Manager More

Greensboro, North Carolina
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83 reviews 83 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Business travel found me at the Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough. It is conveniently located off of both I-40 and I-85. I found the property to be typical with a friendly staff and good warm cinnamon buns in the morning! I was even in need of printing something prior to heading to my conference and the front desk clerk allowed me... More

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Tonya S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough (Durham Area, responded to this review

Dear blkreign30 Greensboro, North Carolina We could not agree with you more. The Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough is an ideal location for business travelers coming to the Durham, Chapel Hill and Burlington. On average our room rated is a value when comparing local accommodations. You are also right those cinnamon buns our guest rave about are warned daily. We are... More

Huntersville, North Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

HI Express hotels are fairly common and fairly reliable at providing a decent, dare I use the word: quality, room at a decent price. Just a safe, clean room. Sometimes that is all you need - sometimes you want more, but sometimes it's just what you need. This particular HI Express is pretty much the same as the rest -... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough (Durham Area, responded to this review

Dear LvsChagall, Thank you for writing a candid review. It is hugely motivating that you took the time to acknowledge one of our front desk clerks. Your wonderful comments are greatly appreciated. On the other hand, it is regrettable to read that the breakfast options and bathroom amenities were a let down during your stay. Please accept our apologies for... More

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough (Durham Area

Address: 202 Cardinal Drive, Hillsborough, NC 27278
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Hillsborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough (Durham Area 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough Hotel! Our hotel is conveniently located off I-85 and I-40 in a small town that is rich with history. While you are visiting with us in Hillsborough, either on business or pleasure, enjoy some of our various hotel amenities and let our staff assist you with suggestions and directions to our most popular tourist attractions and local companies. Here on Business? Our hotel has complimentary High Speed Wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. We offer a deluxe breakfast bar to get your day started and a cardio room to help you stay healthy. We are located near the following: Research Triangle Park, Duke Hospital, UNC Hospital, Euro Sports, General Electric, Vietri, Thale Construction and Roxboro/Mayo Power Plants. Here on Leisure? Choose from one of our spacious rooms or suites and relax by our outdoor pool during the warmer seasons. We are located near the following attractions: Triangle Sports Plex, Durham Bulls, Dean Smith Center, University of Chapel Hill, Duke University, Duke Chapel, the Dickerson House, and the Colonial Inn. ... more   less 
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