My family and I stayed here during a road trip. We have two young kids. The staff was pleasant and the common areas of the hotel are modern and updated, but our room was not. The bathroom was deteriorating and in need of refurbishment. The pillows were supposed to be of varying firmness but were all cheap and falling apart. The advertised free "high speed Internet" was so slow as to be unusable. The exercise room (yes I am one of the rare hotel guests to actually use them) was a joke-- the four aerobic machines that comprised the so-called "fitness center" were the flimsy plastic tv shopping variety and none of them worked (I tried them all- either they provided no resistance or they started creaking as I got on).
The hotel advertises a "green planet" initiative in various places in which you are coached to reuse your towels among other things. Laughably, this "environmentally conscious" hotel uses disposable styrofoam and plastic plates, cups and cutlery for their free breakfast. Our family alone created a huge pile of garbage that we simply tossed in the bin.
As for the meal itself, the food was inedible apart from the cereal, bananas, milk and cinnamon rolls, but decent by free breakfast standards.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel Bluffton in Hilton Head, SC. Our hotel is the perfect location for anyone who is visiting graduates of USMC-Parris Island, planning a beach vacation in Hilton Head Island, SC or visiting the historic cities of Beaufort, SC & Savannah, GA. Bluffton, South Carolina, is the home of several championship golf courses to Hilton Head Island. Call us to plan your next golf vacation package. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel - Bluffton in Hilton Head, SC is centrally located in the shopping district of this historic town and within walking distance to restaurants, shops, & within minutes of the most recognized golf courses in the area. Bluffton, SC is the gateway to Hilton Head Island, filled with everything you'd expect to find at a world famous resort. While vacationing at our Holiday Inn Express Hotel - Bluffton in Hilton Head, SC, uncover the hidden treasures of this South Carolina beach & golf vacation paradise. Explore & enjoy the Hilton Head Beaches, kayaking, fishing, dolphin/dinner cruises, sunset sails, golf packages, shopping, historic tours, or simply relax at our seasonal outdoor pool. Plan a day trip to visit the beautiful, historic towns of the Old South : Savannah, GA - 25 MI Historic Charleston, SC - 90 MI Beaufort, SC / Parris Island - 20 MI Step back in time and experience the history that made South Carolina a place to vacation. ... more less
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