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Holiday Inn Express Woodstock / Shenandoah Valley
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1130 Motel Drive, I-81 Exit 283, Woodstock, VA 22664   |  
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Ranked #1 of 5 hotels in Woodstock
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“Don't miss staying here in Woodstock”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2010

This hotel is one that you should stay at if you are in Woodstock or indeed that area of Virginia. It is clean, and well presented. The rooms are spacious and have everything you need. Public areas are good and the pool is well maintained. Breakfast is one of the best you could hope for made even better by the attentive service provided by Janis. The staff are helpful and polite, and provide details of seevral good local eating places you can choose from. We found that the skyline drive was easy to access from Woodstock.
Woodstock is a quiet little town but it has all you need and parking is free and plentiful at the hotel. Value for money? this hotel will be hard to beat.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2010

Wonderfull room. Staff was very curtious to us. Breakfast was good. Bed was wonderful. Shower great.

We would definitely come again!

  • Stayed May 2010, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2010

Stayed at this hotel when passing through the area. It seems pretty new and the price was decent with an AAA discount. I would recommend it to anyone travelling through or on a business trip.

  • Stayed January 2010
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lynchburg, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2010

Spent New Year's Eve at this motel while on longer trip to visit relatives. Check in was efficient and friendly. The room was clean as was the bathroom. The heat worked well and quietly. Watched Va. Tech win the bowl game on wide screen TV. Two things stood out. The bed: the matress was perfect for us, the pillows (marked firm and soft) were as claimed. Without question, this was the best night's sleep I have ever had in a motel. The shower: Both of us commented on the shower and I wrote down the information to try to get this showerhead for our home
The only outside noise heard was one time with kids in the hall yelling to each other. The breakfast was as advertised. The cinnamon rolls were great. My only complaint was that the cofffee was not as hot as we like. Will stay here again if the need arises.

  • Stayed December 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2009

This is a classic Holiday Inn Express -- which is a great thing if you are looking for a clean place with no fuss and great value. The hotel/motel is just off I-81 in a strip of motels next to every fast-food outlet known to Americana.

There is a fitness room, which is sparse with a treadmill, stationary bike and not much else, but was a nice surprise -- and there is a pool, which might be a nice touch with kids during warmer months. The key benefit is an included breakfast buffet, including some warm dishes like eggs and biscuits/gravy (skip the gravy). The breakfast is a great start to a day of hiking in the Shenandoah or getting back on the road.

If I'm ever stranded in this area and had to pick a place to stay, you could do much worse! I would definitely stay here again and would recommend it!

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2009

I would agree with most of the review written by Momwiththree94, below. We had a King bed room, very clean, very comfortable and lots of room. We didn't have any problems with the bathroom. I think the streaks/marks on the granite worktops were simply part of the stone itself. (perhaps a budget cut of granite!) The pool was closed when we were there so I cannot comment. Breakfast was great, very busy but everyone seemed to get a seat. The employee kept the food very well stocked right up until she started to remove it at the end of the set breakfast time!
We had a problem with noise from traffic which kept my husband awake, (he is a light sleeper). There seemed to be a continual drone of trucks passing by on the interstate. We requested a different room the next night and after a bit of discussion we got one on the opposite side, away from the interstate and that was very quiet.
We stayed here to hike in the Shenandoah NP but found that it was quite a drive each day and would probably try to get somewhere closer next time. However for the price and availability at a busy time of year it was great. Overall I would recommend this hotel and would stay here again if we couldn't get anywhere closer for the same price/condition of hotel.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2009

My family recently stayed at the Holiday Inn Express on our way home from Florida. The hotel is quite new and the entrance way is beautiful for a HI Express. The lobby and great room was well kept and clean. The great room area consists of huge windows that basically go from the floor to the ceiling. As these windows are beautiful, they do present a problem for people eating breakfast, as the sun cannot be blocked out and the room was quite warm.

The rooms were clean. They only consisted of two double beds. We prefer queen size beds. However the beds were comfortable and you are given a choice of firm or soft pillows. The beds are triple sheeted with no bedspreads, which I prefer. The room also had a desk and chair, additional easy chair with small table, dresser and LCD television. There was an abundance of television channels available. The hotel offers free WI-FI which is a plus.

The bathroom was quite small. The sink area had a granite countertop, however upon closer view, you could see that it was streaked and marked up quite a bit. The fan in the bathroom was broken so it did become quite warm during showers. The tub area was very clean, and the shower head was nice. The small shelf area in the bathtub was missing.

The bath towels were very nice, however there were only three in the room - so if you have 4 family members, you need to request more. The toiletries were okay.

The hotel did have an outdoor pool. We did use the pool - it was fenced in and had ample tables and chairs. There were not enough pool towels, available. The water temperature was a little cool, but it was fine. The water itself could have been cleaner.

The hotel also offers a breakfast. As I mentioned above, the great room/lobby is where it is held. The tables and chairs are very nice, however, they are not functional. When people are sitting at the tables next to you, it is hard to get around the chairs as they are quite big and little too lavish for the area. The breakfast area was quite crowded. It seemed to be set up in a way that was not functional as well. There was a large island area with decorative flowers on it, being used for nothing. It seems that this area should be utilized for the plates, cups, napkins, silverware, etc in order to keep the people moving. The employee working the area, was trying very hard to keep things in order. She did a great job considering the set up. The food itself was OK. Standard fair of toast, bagels, muffins, cinnamon rolls, cereals, bisquits, sausage gravy, and scrambled eggs. The eggs obviously were powdered and very rubbery. I did not people around me making comments about them as well.

We used a coupon from the traveler coupon book that you pick up along the interstate so we did get a good rate.

Overall, this was a nice property and great for a stop over.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1130 Motel Drive, I-81 Exit 283, Woodstock, VA 22664
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Location: United States > Virginia > Woodstock
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:
Ranked #1 of 5 hotels in Woodstock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Woodstock / Shenandoah Valley 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This Award Winning Holiday Inn Express Woodstock-Shenandoah Valley is conveniently located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. The Hotel provides spacious contemporary guest rooms with flat-screen LED TV free Wi-Fi, a work desk and arm chair. Decorated with mahogany furniture, the rooms also have a refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. Additionally this Hotel features an outdoor pool, well-equipped gym and on-site guest laundry. For a special occasion our two room presidential suites features a private bedroom with a full size Jacuzzi and a king size bed and a separate living area. Enjoy the complimentary Express Start® HOT breakfast which includes but not limited to Signature Cinnamon rolls, fresh pancakes in a "Minute," egg items (Scrambled eggs or cheese omelets), meat items (Sausage or bacon), Sausage grave & Biscuit and many more selections. Guests can unwind and relax in our large lobby by the fireplace; watch your favorite shows and games on our large LCD TV, read, play board games or just "kick back" with family and friends. For business travelers we also offer a 24-hour business center with fax and copy services to ensure that your business doesn't miss a step while you're on the road.Leisure travelers staying in our Woodstock, VA, hotel will find all the majesty of the Shenandoah Valley at their fingertips. Historic Downtown Woodstock is just one mile away. Within short driving distance you will be able to visit nearby Bryce Ski and Golf Resort, Luray Caverns, Shenandoah Caverns, Market Battlefields State Historical Park, Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah National Park, the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival and five wineries. Massanutten Military Academy is few minutes from Woodstock Holiday Inn Express. Shenandoah County Fairgrounds is within walking distance. At the Holiday Inn Express – Woodstock Guest service is our #1 priority! ... more   less 
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