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“Very accommodating, very comfortable.” 5 of 5 stars
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Holiday Inn Express Brenham
2.5 of 5 Motel   |   555 Highway 290 West, Brenham, TX 77833   |  
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Ranked #7 of 10 Hotels in Brenham
The Hill Country, Texas
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Very accommodating, very comfortable.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2010

I have stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Brenham a few times and have found the rooms to always be clean and comfortable, the beds exceptionally comfortable, and the staff to be very friendly and helpful. They have gotten me out of bind more than once. This past December, I called asking for a room for several members of my extended family, from age 73 to age 12. They put them up in a large suite, fed them a nice breakfast, and made the entire visit a much needed rest stop on their trip on to my house. These folks had been driving for well over 20 hours already and were exhausted. The staff couldn't have been more helpful and understanding about my situation.

  • Stayed December 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2009

Can't find enough good things to say about mine and my daughter's stay at the Holiday Inn Express on October 23, 2009. The front desk personnel were very polite and helpful, the room was spotless, breakfast was great. I've stayed at many Holiday Inn Express Hotels in the past and this one is over the top. The beds were also very comfortable. I highly recommend this hotel in Brenham. I've traveled national and international and have never had a problem at any Holiday Inn Express or Holiday Inn Select Hotels. You won't be disappointed staying at this one.

  • Stayed October 2009
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2009

Our destination was Brenham Texas, and were disappointed in this non updated HIE. The staff changed our room for us when the first room bed broke on us (we're not overweight) and it smelled musty. Martin the front desk clerk was very friendly and professional. However the rooms were dirty, had mold around the air conditioner, mattresses were old and uncomfortable and we were bit by bugs during the night. Found roaches in the bathroom. Not fun. This HIE has potential. Just needs updating, attention to detail, and a good cleaning.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Liberty
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7 hotel reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2009

The rooms we rented for the night were reasonably clean...other than the roach that crawled out of the bed. Saw nothing else along those lines...so it was probably a fluke. High speed internet was good even with three laptops in my room in use. They would not let my teenagers in the business center...even if they were with me. We needed to print some files. The printer was out of paper, so I asked for more and was told that paper was $1.00 a sheet....robbery.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2006

This motel definitely has potential, but unfortunately could use a little TLC. The heater/air conditioner unit in my room had visible mold growing on the outside of it, and lots of gross, yucky mold, the size of peas, on the inside of it. The bathroom fixtures were also in desperate need of grout, with wide cracks around the soapdish in the tub and also around the toilet. These things were a real turnoff to me.

  • Stayed May 2006, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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leander
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2004

My friends and I were pretty disappointed in the Holiday Inn Express this past weekend! We occupied a suite and a regular room for 2 nights, giving the hotel plenty of money! They, in turn, gave us a poor reception at check-in...no happy greetings, no smiles. We did not report it but we found a red medicine capsule lying on the air conditioning unit and a used coffee filter still in the machine. All in all, the suite was not very clean...dirt around the bathtub and all ledges in the "kitchen" area. We should have told the manager at the time; but due to the attitude of our checkin person we didn't think it would help. We had the same clerk at checkout, same attitude. Have to say, the breakfast they serve is outstanding! Cement tables around the pool could use sanding and new paint. Hot tub looked pretty disgusting!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2004

The hotel was clean, very nice pool. The front desk staff were very friendly. We had our two children and they loved the continental breakfast. I loved the newspaper at my door when I woke up. We were very impressed and would definitely recommend staying at this hotel. We stayed there right before the July 4th weekend while we took in the Bluebell factory tour ,the Nuns of St. Claire miniature horse farm, and visited Washington on the Brazos.

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Address: 555 Highway 290 West, Brenham, TX 77833
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Location: United States > Texas > Brenham
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 10 Hotels in Brenham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Brenham 2.5*
Number of rooms: 57
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Brenham! Stay Smart in the birthplace of Texas! Four years in row Banner - Press 'Readers Choice Award ' Winner. Newly and nicely renovated.The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brenham is a quality performing hotel offering 72 guest rooms, free new hot Express Start breakfast, high-speed wireless Internet access. We are 70 miles from Houston Airport and 75 miles from Austin Airport. Customer satisfaction is our number one goal! We are also just 5 miles from the Blue Bell Ice-Cream Factory, 4 miles from Brenham antique & historical downtown and walking distance to a shopping center & restaurants. We are an ideal location for both business and leisure guests. Our friendly & trained staff will look after your needs and comfort. Close to A & M University, Blinn College and Washington County Fair Ground. Our 16 new suites feature full kitchenettes and our new banquet room can accommodate up to 100, also offering high-speed Internet access. Other hotel features include: business center, fitness facility with a sauna open 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM as well as ample parking for buses and trucks. For our guests comfort, we have Sealy Posturepedic mattresses. New 32 inch Plasma TV in all roomsVisit Brenham, TX and Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. ... more   less 
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