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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The photos on the Hotels.com website are misleading. I wondered what this hotel looked like prior to renovations. It has that cheap furniture feel - the "dining area" is pretty much inside the front door - room decor, while clean, was very stark and bland. There is no place for lunch or dinner. We had to go to the Waffle... More 

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Michael M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Phoenix Airport (University Drive), responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay here with us. I am very sorry that you were not pleased with your overall experience during your stay. We are working hard to ensure that every guest feels as welcomed and comfortable as possible, and we apologize for falling short of that. We hope that once... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a good room to stay in the night before we flew out to New York. Clean room - good size - close to PHX airport. Staff were friendly. Good parking. Best Western next door has restaurant if needed.

Thank Karen S
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Holiday Inn Express at the Phoenix Airport on University Drive. I come in about twice a year for work at the University of Phoenix and I love staying here. So close I can even walk to the office. There is even a Waffle House practically on the property! I love eating there. We don't have one back home.... More 

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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a room for an overnight layover at Phoenix airport. The airport transportation was very convenient. In the morning it leaves the hotel on the half-hour for the airport. One tip I would give is ask the hotel how to recognize their van when you call for a ride. We got on a van for the wrong Holiday Inn... More 

Thank Douglas N
Arkadelphia AR USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located near Sky Harbor Airport, free shuttle to/from the airport, excellent breakfast with large variety of food, large rooms, WIFI, clean, modern. There was some construction going on during our stay but it was scheduled so as to not bother the guests. I would certainly stay there again.

Thank JackArkadelphiaARUSA
Stamping Ground, Kentucky
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Picked hotel based on proximity to airport. OK property, had to leave before breakfast, but got a banana. If you want a beer, go next door to HGI. Room newly remodeled and one of the shower doors not mounted on rails. Pretty quite.

Thank bluegrass502
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here on several previous occasions, but not since remodel was completed (well almost). We stayed here in October on 2 occasions at start and completion of a 2+ week trip. Motel allows one to leave a car (for a fee) and has a convenient airport shuttle. Rooms are furnished in a very very contemporary fashion; clean room... More 

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7 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Newly renovated room on third floor. Very nicely done with comfy king bed and lovely bathroom. We chose this hotel because it was close to the airport and rental car return for an early morning flight the following day. It was a very good choice.

Thank Margaret J
Noblesville, IN
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed October 21, 2016

This hotel is currently under renovation, but you would have never known. I was gone during the day for a convention and back by 5pm. There was no noise in the morning or evening and it was construction dust free. My room was spotless. This is a very busy property, but the front desk person handled it well for all... More 

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Seekonk, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

This hotel is currenty in middle of a remodel. We were here for two night in one of the new rooms. The rooms are a bit cramp but everything is new. New beds, furniture, carpet, lighting and beds. The breakfast was good, the usual Holiday Inn Express breakfast. The front desk staff and the driver for the shuttle were fantastic.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether you are in Phoenix for business or pleasure, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Phoenix Airport has all the comforts and conveniences you would expect from luxury airport hotels. Centrally located near I-10 and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, our location gives easy access to downtown Phoenix and Tempe, including the Phoenix Light Rail, Chase Field, Phoenix Convention Center, Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe Town Lake, Phoenix Zoo, US Airways Arena, Arizona State University, University of Phoenix, and Ewing Irrigation. This 4-story hotel features 114 beautifully appointed guest rooms and free high-speed (wired & wireless) internet service. You may also enjoy our 'park and fly' and eliminate worries of high airport parking rates. Nearby you will find Mill Avenue, Arizona Mills Shopping Mall, award-winning golf courses, restaurants & nightlife, and casinos. You will find yourself amazed with our award-winning service, convenient location, and spacious guest rooms featuring our Stay Smart bedding collection, microwaves, refrigerators, expanded cable and free HBO. Don t forget our complimentary freshly prepared breakfast buffet, including a variety of hot items like sausage, sausage gravy, omelets, biscuits, and a make your own pancake station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Phoenix Airport (University Drive)

Address: 3401 E University Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85034-7211
Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Phoenix > South Mountain
Price Range: $83 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Phoenix Airport (University Drive) 2.5*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Phoenix Airport (University Drive) Hotel Phoenix
Holiday Inn Phoenix Airport
Hotel Style:
#21 Romantic Hotel in Phoenix
#32 Business Hotel in Phoenix
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“Visit downtown Tempe.”
 of 5 bubbles Samual0418, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“We were at the end of the hall on 1st floor, was very quiet there.”
 of 5 bubbles TWC1954, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“I really enjoyed having a King Suite on the newly-renovated 4th floor!”
 of 5 bubbles Sarita444, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
“Check for hot water before you start unpacking in your room.”
 of 5 bubbles VacationGirl39123, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
“ask if renovations are complete...”
 of 5 bubbles LawrenceM408, Jul 4, 2016 | Read review
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