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Holiday Inn Express Madison

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   722 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53713
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Regina - Canada
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95 reviews 95 reviews
84 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent Holiday Inn Express. The front desk staff were very friendly and efficient. The room was large and clean and very quiet. The beds were large (queen) and comfortable. The bathroom was large with good lighting and lots of counter space. There was a manager’s reception on Monday evening with free drinks and snacks. Breakfast was really... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nicely remodeled rooms in convenient location. Desk staff was extremely helpful and courteous. When I checked out at noon he asked me if we had had the breakfast. I said no we had slept through it. He then offered to go get me something.

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Oro Valley, Arizona
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We we traveling and unsure how far we would go that day so did not have a reservation. We make it a habit to try and stay at Holiday Inn Express sites and found this one. There were motorcycles filling the lot in the hotel next to this and more than half of the spaces at this hotel also. Based... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

All the rooms were full in Madison and we found this place. The staff were really nice, rooms were clean and it was a quick drive to downtown. We also rented bikes and rode to town. Elevator was a bit slow and bumpy but being only four floors I often took the stairs.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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64 reviews 64 reviews
60 hotel reviews
255 helpful votes 255 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We last visited the Holiday Inn Express Madison in 2009 and we were not impressed. Five years later, this property is a much better choice and we highly recommend it. The hotel underwent a top to bottom renovation, with new wall coverings, carpet and furnishings. It looks great. We also felt the staff was better than most; very engaging and... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Nice stop on drive from Chicago to Minneapolis. Not close to any food places, but was a comfortable room with a great breakfast in the morning and nice pool to relax in the evening. Hotel staff was helpful. Safe location and easy to find. We would go back

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We called and asked specifically if the they had a hot tub, get all checked in and saw that it wasn't working, they should have told us that it wasn't working before we came. They gave us money off but it wasn't the point as needed the tub for back problems. Staff was helpful and polite. Beds were comfortable and... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Madison, responded to this review

Dear Lucylulu2, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to express your thoughts and concerns. I am pleased to know that you found our staff helpful and polite, beds comfortable and quiet room. Our goal is to ensure that all our clients leave satisfied and we try our best to fulfill all our guest requests. Please accept... More

Baltimore, Maryland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I wanted to give this an excellent rating and came very close to it. The facility has been renovated and is lovely. The manager and the staff are very accommodating and efficient. The breakfast is pretty darn good for this price point and apparently others staying at the hotel agreed as the eating area can get packed. The rooms are... More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I've stayed at many holiday inns/affiliate hotels. This one was average. My rooms had 2 Queens, which was a BIG plus. Who sleeps on doubles anymore? Two queens are hard to find so I appreciated that. Did not hear any noise from other rooms and the hotel was full. Mini-fridge in room, which was nice. Bathroom had been remodeled and... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Madison, responded to this review

Dear weyes, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your time at the hotel, and look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Ben J Case Manager IHGCare More

West Bend, Wisconsin
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Received two compementory alcoholic beverages upon arrival, which were served by a very lovely hostess! Rooms were very clean. Hotel newly remodeled. Ice cold lemon water served around the clock. Free breakfast in the morning consisted of several things to choose from, biscuits and gravy, bacon and eggs, pancakes, cereal, toast, bagels, fruit, yogurt and more! Along with juice, coffee,... More

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Address: 722 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53713
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Madison 2.5*
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Discover all that Madison has to offer by choosing the conveniently located and newly renovated Holiday Inn Express of Madison, WI! You are at the heart of area businesses and attractions including the Alliant Energy Center, Veterans Coliseum, (both within walking distance), the State Capital and the Monona Terrace . Other prominent nearby businesses include the Univ. of Wisconsin campus and Camp Randall; St. Mary's and Meriter Hospitals, the Kohl Center, Famous Footwear, WPS, and the Epic Center. Guests 19 years of age and older are invited to join us Monday through Thursday nights for complimentary hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer or soda from 5 pm to 7 pm for our Evening Social, (must be 21 years of age to consume alcohol. Two beverages per night per paid guest 19 and over). As an added treat, we serve freshly baked mouth watering cookies at 7 pm. Guests of the Holiday Inn Express of Madison will enjoy our indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness and business center. For the cycling enthusiasts, the scenic Capital City State Bike Trail is adjacent to our inn. Bike to nearby Olbrich Gardens or the Farmer s Market. In addition to HBO, we offer 30 high definition cable channels. Our inn has just completed an interior renovation to the lobby, breakfast area, corridors and sleeping rooms. ... more   less 
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