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Holiday Inn Express Dryden

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I just got back from Dryden, Ontario (stopped on the way to and from Lake of the Woods) and loved the Holiday Inn Express. The room and suite we stayed in were spacious, very clean and the TV got loads of channels. The gym was always empty and I made full use of it while watching BNN.... More 

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Lori J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Dryden, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass along all your comments to the staff. We enjoyed having you as our guest and we definitely look forward to seeing you again. Thank you so much, Lori J General Manager More 

Alliston, Canada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hotel. Rooms are big and very clean. Staff are excellent and the free breakfast is very good. I was also impressed with the fitness center as it was well equipped for a smaller hotel. I will definately stay here again.

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Thank Gord F
Lori J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Dryden, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our newly renovated fitness center. We look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Lori J General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This holiday inn was amazing loved it. Nice and quiet and a good location. The holiday inn and suites in Regina on prince whales was terrible though so I will no longer use a holiday in again. But the holiday inn in Dryden Ontario was a solid 4 stars. Best western is the only hotel in Dryden that has room... More 

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Lori J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Dryden, responded to this review

Thank You for your kind review for our hotel. We hope to see you the next time you are in our area. More 

Ontario, Canada
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23 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably the poorest Holiday Inn Express we have ever stayed in. It was overpriced for the quality & condition it is in. There is a sign about renovations there but I didn't see any evidence. The pool has a wrinkled liner & in poor general condition. The room was ok & clean but like the rest of the... More 

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Lori J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Dryden, responded to this review

We certainly value your candid feedback concerning our property. Thank you so much for the kind words concerning our staff and our breakfast bar. We are continually updating our property and are currently working on our parking lot with many interior improvements to follow. We hope to see you the next time you are in the area. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights at the Holiday Inn visiting friends. We had a small wait for our room, however were accommodated with tea, coffee or hot chocolate while we were waited. Rooms were very spacious and clean, nice and quiet and very comfortable beds. Breakfast was more than enough and the staff were extremely friendly - would highly recommend to... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I stay here regularly for business. Service is always friendly and top notch, rooms clean and updated. The gym is a bonus for hotels in this area of NW Ontario. Breakfast has nice diversity, hot and cold. Location is conveniently located right on the Trans-Canada for easy in and out. Never had an issue in all my stays. Even got... More 

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Winnipeg
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

When travelling in the US we often stay at Holiday Inn Express hotels, they are usually clean and reasonably priced hotels, best suited for overnights or short stays. This was the first HIE we stayed at in Canada. The hotel itself was recently renovated (2012). It does appear as though the reno was done on the cheap, the workmanship looks... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Dryden, responded to this review

Dear Sticky_Wizard, Thank you for leaving a comprehensive review, highlighting not only the bad but also the good points of your stay. We would like to apologize for falling short of your expectations, particularly with the breakfast and the level of service you received from some of our staff. We have taken note of your valuable comments and have shared... More 

Toronto
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This hotel was supposed to be a non smoking hotel. The first room we were given smelled so strongly of smoke that we couldn't stay in it. The second room was so hot - the thermostat was set to 85+. I turned it down and we went out for something to eat. When we came back it was still very... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Dryden, responded to this review

Dear TorontoLuvtotravel, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. It is regrettable that some aspects of our property did not live up to your expectations during your most recent visit. Allow me to apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced due to the unusual smell and our air conditioning system. I would have... More 

Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Really enjoyed my stay here, clean rooms, great breakfast friendly staff. A bit hard to control room temperature but overall a great place to stay. Close to places to eat. Undergoing some renovations but no effect on stay

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Lori J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Dryden, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send in your comments. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our all you can eat hot breakfast. We look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Lori J General Manager More 

Laurium, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

This was a very nice place. Super clean and very modern. Friday's breakfast was fantastic with omelette, bacon/sausage. Saturday was your typical scrambled eggs and sausage. Staff was very friendly. Pool and workout room were very nice. Room rate was reasonable Can't go wrong with this place

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Lori J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Dryden, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a wonderful review. Our staff works very hard to ensure our guests have a great stay. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast and our pool area. I will pass along the nice comments to the staff. We hope to see you in the future! Sincerely, Lori J More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy Excellent Service Beyond Other Hotels in Dryden Escape to beautiful Ontario and enjoy a relaxing vacation at the 100% nonsmoking Holiday Inn Express Hotel - Dryden, Ontario. Our hotel's location is convenient to the Dryden Regional Airport (YHD) and the Trans-Canada Highway. From the many area parks to Dryden Ski Hill, you'll find a variety of attractions surrounding our hotel. Dryden's official mascot, Max the Moose, greets you at the Dryden Information Centre. You can cheer for the Ice Dogs at the Dryden Memorial Arena or tour the Dryden & District Museum, 1.5 km from our hotel. Dryden also has numerous outdoor attractions year-round, from canoeing and hiking to skiing and snowmobiling. We're also convenient to numerous businesses, such as Domtar Mill and Woodlands Operations, the Ministry of Natural Resources Fire Center, Dryden Regional Health Centre and the provincial court and government system in downtown Dryden. Our hotel's guests are welcome to utilize the 24-hour business centre and 80-square metre meeting room. Unique among Dryden, Ontario hotels, we offer a complimentary hot breakfast bar each morning and a complimentary soup meal on select nights. We have an indoor pool, steam room and fitness centre, and each room has a triple-sheeted bed, a TV and a work area with a desk, a chair and free high-speed, hard wired and wireless Internet access. Call today to Stay Smart at one of the best hotels in Dryden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Dryden

Address: 585 Government Street, Dryden, Ontario P8N 2Z4, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Kenora District > Dryden
Price Range: $116 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Dryden 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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