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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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156 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had some changes in our itinerary so we needed one extra night in Calgary. We chose Holiday Inn express both for the great price and also the fact that it offered free parking. Finding the hotel wasn't difficult at all and had a very smooth and quick check in. The room itself was very spacious and with good decor... More 

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Thank AbbyDoo12
GMHIEXDTWN, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Hello AbbyDoo12, Thank you very much for your great review and comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we appreciate your business. Please consider us the next time you are in Calgary. Have a great day! More 

Coventry, United States
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first checked in on July 5 the manager on duty was very helpful recommending a restaurant (which we liked) and explaining where to get the C-train light rail. We tried to overlook the homeless man sleeping on the floor in the car garage although it was a concern. However, the room was not clean at all. There were... More 

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Thank William L
GMHIEXDTWN, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Hello William, Thank you for taking the time to fill out a review on Trip Advisor. I would like to again provide my sincerest apologies for your stay earlier this month. I completely understand how you felt about the condition of your room and also for your security. Thank you as well for bringing the phone issue to our attention,... More 

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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in downtown Calgary. I was greeted as a spire elite member of my rewards program. The location of the hotel is within walking distance of downtown and very close to some trendy bars/pubs on 10th St. The hotel itself is dated buy clean. I was in a king suite with balcony and... More 

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Thank Josh P
GMHIEXDTWN, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Hello Josh, Thank you very much for your review and comments. We appreciate your business and are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Have a great day! More 

Houston, Texas
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135 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Friendly staff, usual contemporary decor in the bedroom. Comfy bed and choice of pillows. On arrival room was clean and stocked. Breakfast on the first morning was devoid of yoghurt and several other staples that are normally found at the HI breakfast bar. And, unexpectedly on the second day too, in fact it was so bad my wife had no... More 

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Thank Cav_on_tour_13
GMHIEXDTWN, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Hello Cav_on_tour_13. Thank you for your survey and comments. We sincerely apologize about your breakfast experience. There was an issue with the order and we were doing our best to assist in this unacceptable situation. We also apologize for the housekeeping issue but we were still cleaning rooms when this occurred. We sent our Housekeeping Supervisor up to your room... More 

Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

The hotel has high quality rooms. Breakfast was good, staff were nice. Parking is free, but lot is dark and as a woman alone, did not feel safe. Daytime has sketchy characters hanging out in the parking lot across the street and throughout the general area.

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Thank foozle
GMHIEXDTWN, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Hello foozle, Thank you for your review and comments about your stay in our hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. I also apologize for you having to deal with sketchy people. This is one of the drawbacks of being downtown in a major city. If you are in Calgary again, please let us know and we will... More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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68 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

The reviews of this hotel are decidedly mixed and it is apparent the recent renovations had some impact. When I stayed there at the end of May, it would appear the renovations are mostly complete, as I had no issues related to any renovations. What I don't understand is complaints about the location, especially relative to the price you pay... More 

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Thank WorldTravelerTodd
GMHIEXDTWN, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Hello WorldTravelerTodd, Thank you very much for your excellent review and great comments. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your business and hope to see you next time you stay in Calgary. Have a great day! More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Reading some of the less supportive reviews prior to my stay made me nervous, but I did not experience them. Yes it's in a quiet location - but I think that's a bonus. In easy reach of 'downtown' Downtown using the excellent free Calgary Transit system (free service through the downtown core). The hotel refurbishment means it looks great inside.... More 

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Thank Sean C
GMHIEXDTWN, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Hello Sean, Thank you for your excellent review and comments. We are very happy with all of our employees especially our Head Housekeeper Erin!. Please consider us for your next visit in Calgary. Also, feel free to reach out to me directly if you require anything at all. Have a great day! More 

Vancouver
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Stayed here for 3 nights. It was a very good value. The hotel appears recently redone so everything looks good. I was impressed with the rooms and felt like I was in a more expensive hotel. Hotel is on the edge of downtown so it is a touch quiet but this isn't the end of the world. The main downtown... More 

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Thank VancouverMan
GMHIEXDTWN, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Hello VancouverMan, We thank you for your survey and excellent comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you next time you are in Calgary. More 

Invermere, Canada
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31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Location was easy to access to with a GPS. Parking was included. Hotel was small but very clean. At the time we went, they were undergoing renovations in the lobby, but it was not an issue at all (not loud, no bad smell). There is a bar next to the hotel, but I did not had any issues with the... More 

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Thank F M
GMHIEXDTWN, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Hello FM, Thank you for your excellent review and comments. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again next time. More 

Arcola, Texas
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58 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here based on my belief that Holiday Inn Express's are clean, safe, and well maintained, and this one was no exception. The room was very good. But the location is very lacking. It is in the west end of downtown, and area of parking lots, a car dealership, and several low rent pubs. None of the downtown buzz... More 

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Thank Bruce R
HIEX, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at our hotel and for taking the time to post a review. We were pleased to learn that you were satisfied with your accommodations. Our location proves to be very convenient for our guests, as we are one of the only downtown hotels that offers free parking. Many of our guests park their cars and hop... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Holiday Inn Express & Suites Calgary Downtown. We are a newly renovated hotel (complete in Spring 2016). We offer complimentary hot buffet breakfast, parking and WiFi. We offer a variety of rooms including King, King Executive, King Jacuzzi, Two Queen, One Queen Accessible and our large Penthouse located on the 10th floor. We also offer a 24 hour business centre and fitness centre. Our staff work hard to make sure that you are always taken care of and that you feel you are home away from home. We are located just west of the downtown core, close to Stephen Avenue Mall, the CORE shopping complex, trendy 17th avenue district and only one block away from Calgary's Light Rail Transit system (where travelling downtown is complimentary). We are also located very close to many corporate offices as well as many leisure activities. Families love our hotel for the clean, modern atmosphere as well as being so close to many family friendly activities. Don't forget our free hot buffet breakfast! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Calgary

Address: 1020 8th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1J2, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Calgary
Price Range: $109 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Calgary 2.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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