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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Youngstown W - I-80 Niles Area
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   5555 Cerni Place, Youngstown, OH 44515   |  
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Ranked #1 of 11 hotels in Youngstown
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Madison, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
61 hotel reviews
Reviews in 73 cities Reviews in 73 cities
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
“Great Place to Stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

The Holiday Inn Express in Niles is a very good place to spend a night - or more. I only stayed one night. The room was very clean and comfortable and the staff were all friendly and helpful. There are quite a few restaurants in the area if you need something to eat. A very good option in Niles.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
    • 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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KayLou K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Youngstown W - I-80 Niles Area, responded to this review, May 4, 2013
Thank you for your great comments on your recent stay with us! We appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your delightful experience in the Mahoning Valley. We are always pleased to receive praise and acknowledgement of such a positive nature. Your comments will be shared with our entire staff, as reinforcement to continue their efforts to make our hotel a leader in excellence!! We look forward to the opportunity of serving you in the future!!!
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Friendswood, Texas
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8 hotel reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

One of the biggest problems with a Holiday Inn Express is the lack of a bar and restaurant. This one provides a free bar (beer, wine and Margaritas) and hors d'oeuvres from Monday to Thursday. The room are clean, the housekeeping is a bit iffy. But the bed was made everyday. The staff are very friendly and helpful. There is a woman called Sue who will do laundry (for a price!) or use the machines on the 2nd floor. The exercise room has an elliptical, two treadmills and a bike, all nice and new. The pool and spa looked clean and warm but I didn't use them. The breakfast was usually OK, better than most continental breakfasts. We actually went to the Bob Evans next door most mornings. We ate mostly at the Quaker Steak & Lube across the freeway, but the Mexican Salsitas was also pretty good. I'd stay there again.

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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KayLou K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Youngstown W - I-80 Niles Area, responded to this review, May 4, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at our Holiday Inn Express. As always, we aim to make sure our guests are as satisfied with their stay as possible. I am always pleased to hear such nice comments such as yours. I look forward to sharing the results with the staff to show them that hard work does produce positive results.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We stayed at this Holiday Inn Express for two nights while in the area visiting family for the Easter holiday.

The staff were friendly and helpful and the rooms were clean and comfortable.

On Easter Sunday, we went down to the provided breakfast and the staff were handing out little packages of Easter candy for the kids. My 7 year old son was building a lego at the breakfast table (an Easter present) and he couldn't find a piece - the ladies working in the dining room provided a flashlight to look under the table and even donned gloves and went through the trash can to make sure he hadn't thrown it away. We never found the piece, but it was so nice to have them help us try!

All in all I would recommend this hotel without *any* hesitation to anyone staying in the area.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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KayLou K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Youngstown W - I-80 Niles Area, responded to this review, April 5, 2013
Thank you for sharing your expierence! I have posted this review for all of the team to review as an exceptional job! We are so happy you chose our hotel to be your home away from home during the Easter Holiday!
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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We needed a room to accomodate my husband and our two adult daughters because my husband's dad was celebrating his 90th birthday, however the whole area had "no room in the inn" because of a statewide high school wrestling match being held that same week-end - so we had to obtain a room about 35 miles away - We spoke with Holiday Inn Express on Cerni Place several times ( only 3 miles from the birthday celebration and family) and always it was "no cancellations but I am looking out for you " We were driving and about 3 hours away from our destination a man named Rudy called me on my cell phone and said he had a room for us. We were thrilled and still had time to cancel the other room that was so far away. The service was unbelievable at The Holiday Inn Express on Cerni Place and if we are ever in that area we will definitely stay there. The rooms are exceptionally clean, breakfast was delicious and the friendly staff amazing. Thank you, Rudy, for going far beyond the call of duty.

  • Stayed March 2013, 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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KayLou K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Youngstown W - I-80 Niles Area, responded to this review, April 3, 2013
Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It is always exciting to share such commets with our Team! I have shared your compliments on a job well done and recognized Rudy for going the extra mile! We hope your travels will bring you back to see us!
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Newark, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

I wish to start this review with a major "Thank You" to Heidi Pelfrey who worked with me during my extended stay to make this a very good experience. She was professional, understanding and very willing to accommodate my extended stay circumstances.
That being said, this hotel is excellent. From the quiet and spacious rooms to the very good breakfasts. I was comfortable and well taken care of during my time with the fine folks at this HIE. While I looked at many hotels in the area, this HIE stood out as the best choice even though there were 3 other hotels within 1000 ft. The property is only a year old and is very conveniently located within easy walking distance from a Bob Evan's which has been newly renovated in Feb. 2013. Besides the Bob Evan's there are two Mexican restaurants as well as a McDonalds, Wendy's, Taco Bell, Cracker Barrel, Quaker Steak and Lube and Perkins all easily within the hotel's proximity. A very good Chinese place and Pizza Hut deliver to the hotel if you want to stay in. Slightly further afield is a Chipotle, Ruby Tuesday, Jimmy Johns, Buffalo Wild Wings and a little gem of a sandwich shop called The Sandwich Factory.
The internet is plenty fast for my work (some very large 10 gigabyte files) and the bed was very comfortable. The area around the hotel isn't the greatest (not the hotel's fault, of course) but very few would find that an issue as it seems to be a mostly i-80 overnight crowd and not extended stay.
I can and will happily recommend this hotel to anyone staying in the Warren/Youngstown area.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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KayLou K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Youngstown W - I-80 Niles Area, responded to this review, April 3, 2013
Thank you Jonathan H for the glowing review! I have shared your comments with Heidi and the team of achieving the superior guest service that we set to accomplish! Hopefully your travels will bring you back to your "Home away from Home"!
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Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

This Holiday Inn Express was extremely clean, comfortable and had several touches that made it stand out in the crowd of mid-line hotel chains. Friendly staff, delicious breakfast, and updated everything. Great job, Holiday Inn Express! You asked for a "10"-- you got it!

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 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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KayLou K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Youngstown W - I-80 Niles Area, responded to this review, February 22, 2013
Thank you for the wonderful review! I am so pleased to hear that we not only satisfied but exceeded your expectations. I can't wait to share your comments with the team!
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Denver, Colorado
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57 reviews 57 reviews
52 hotel reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

The hotel is conveniently located off I-80, and is close to several restaurants. The property itself is newer, well-maintained, and clean. The room was large, nicely decorated, and comfortable. The beds were a little hard, but not too bad. The only real complaint I had is that my room was right across from the elevator, and I could clearly hear it "ding" in the room. Aside from that, had a great stay!

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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KayLou K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Youngstown W - I-80 Niles Area, responded to this review, February 22, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Our property strives to provide clean, comfortable accommodations with a friendly staff.
I will share your comments with our team as a job well done!
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Address: 5555 Cerni Place, Youngstown, OH 44515
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Location: United States > Ohio > Youngstown
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Youngstown
#2 Business Hotel in Youngstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Youngstown W - I-80 Niles Area 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This newly built AWARD WINNING Holiday Inn Express & Suites is located a few miles west of Youngstown off I-80 in Austintown, Ohio. Only minutes from downtown Youngstown, you'll spend less time in traffic and more time doing what you came to do. Contemporary hospitality and our friendly staff are eagerly awaiting your visit. ... more   less 
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