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Holiday Inn Express Arlington
2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1721 Pleasant Place, Arlington, TX 76015   |  
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Ranked #20 of 60 hotels in Arlington
Weatherford, Oklahoma
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25 hotel reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Would recommend”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Stayed on business, then an extra couple of days with my wife. The area around the hotel really stands out. You will find every resturant and department store you could ever imagine, within a eyesight of this place. The rooms were clean, the staff was friendly, and the price was fair. Nothing too fancy, but an average-to above average HIN Express.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Iowa City, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

First impression is good. Front desk staff was very friendly throughout the stay and very competent.
May be corny, but liked getting free tickets (for being a Priority Club member) to pick out treats later in the hotel store. Breakfast was fine and kept well stocked, but the breakfast room was very small.
Hotel carpets in halls and rooms looked updated, but there were quite a few stains in halls and rooms. Fitness room was AWFUL. Two treadmills and neither worked. Bicycle and it didn't work. Eliptical machine made a sound loud enough to disturb the whole hotel on every rotation.
Room was spacious and beds were good, BUT, shower had mold above the shower on the wallpaper and also black mold on the ceiling above about a third of the shower. Very unappealing! Location of hotel is across the street from a big mall with every restaurant choice you could want. Many, many choices. The hotel is a little tricky to get in and out of because it is off the main road, but close to the interstate.
In summary, the black mold, stains on the carpets, and terrible fitness room were enough negative to make what should be a very good hotel, average at best.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Taft, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

We stayed for two nights and overall we were very pleased. Staff was friendly including the cleaning staff. Room was spotless and we were surprised how big room was. We drove up from the Corpus area so we were grateful for the comfortable beds. Our only complainant was the wireless service on the ground floor. There is a Internet port available in the room so we were able to connect our laptop. We are planning another trip to Arlington and we will be staying here again.

Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We went to a Rangers game and stayed here for a night. The hotel is located close to Six Flags Over Texas, Ranger Stadium, Cowboys Stadium and UT Arlington. The hotel is located next to a major freeway on/off ramp and a mall entrance. So it can be pretty gridlocked.

The hotel was clean with lots of parking. The front desk staff were very friendly and upgraded our room to a suite for us! The room had two queens and a sofa sleeper. It was very clean and quiet. The beds were comfortable too. Breakfast the next morning had a great selection, was clean and had plenty of food. No complaints at all and will definitely be staying here the next time we visit Arlington.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

We had fun in this place and the rooms were okay.The weather in Dallas during trip was scorching and sometimes the AC in our room could not cope. The hotel was very busy and staff could not cope during breakfast times with surge of guests as the breakfast room was quite small.

Overall it was a pleasant stay

Room Tip: No spectacular views from this hotel. Its in the heart of town.
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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East Taunton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

We stated at the Holiday Inn Express while visiting our nephew nearby. The hotel is in a good location just off interstate 20 with easy on and off access. It was clean and the staff was very friendly and always ready to accommodate with anything you asked for.

After our first night we left for a brief trip to San Antonio and when we check out I requested that we have a room that was further from the elevator when we returned in a couple of days. The manager was very willing to do so and when we returned. Two days later the girl that was on the desk remembered us and had everything ready for us to check in early at about 12:00 noon.

One feature about this hotel was I was amazed at was that there is a laundry room available to use that is not only free, but they have a bottle of Laundry detergent for you to use as well.

The breakfast was always good and plentiful. The girl that works in that area is awesome!!! She fills trays before they are empty and is always willing to get you what you want. There are also cookies available in the late afternoon. They were delicious!!!

When it was time to print our boarding passes the printer was out of toner and the gentleman at the front desk printed them for us without a problem.

I would highly recommend this hotel for a quick trip to Arlington.

Room Tip: Rooms away from the elevator.
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Joliet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

Easy access on/off highway. Staff was friendly. We arrived the day after the tornado hit the Arlington/Dallas area so the hotel was full but they were able to get us into a handicap accessible room until the other half of our parties room was available. The beds were comfortable,ac unit worked just fine,minifridge,coffe maker and microwave in room. The mall is just across the street and there were plenty of restaurants nearby to choose from. I plan on staying here for our next trip in May.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Arlington (i-20 And Parks Mall)
Holiday Inn Express Arlington (i-20 & Parks Mall) Hotel Arlington
Holiday Inn Express Arlington (i-20 & Parks Mall) Hotel
Holiday Inn Arlington
Arlington Holiday Inn
Address: 1721 Pleasant Place, Arlington, TX 76015
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Location: United States > Texas > Arlington
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Family Hotel in Arlington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Arlington 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Arlington at Parks Mall. Unwind from a tiring day of business, pleasure or travel in comfortable guest rooms, blended with quality service and convenience which we hope makes your stay the most enjoyable ever. We have newly renovated rooms that can fit your every need. We are conveniently located in South Arlington at I-20 and Cooper Street Exit # 449. Our central location provides convenient access to major business and leisure activities located in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Located across the street, is the Parks Mall featuring an NHL size ice-skating rink and an AMC theater with 30 screens. We are located 3 miles from Arlington Highlands Shopping district. There are also numerous nationally recognized restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. The hotel is located only 5 minutes from the University of Texas in Arlington, 15 minutes from Six Flags, and 30 minutes from DFW Airport. Downtown Dallas and Fort Worth are both only 30 minutes away. ... more   less 
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