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McDonough, Georgia
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182 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've stayed at this HIE a number of times over the past few years. The staff are always very welcoming and nice. The location is great for exploring the north Georgia and western North Carolina mountains. The rooms are big, and parking has never been an issue. However, the decor could use some updating. A picture was missing over the... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff overall is A+, but I had some issues. Phone in room didn't work. Reported this 2 or 3 times...NO response. Biggest complaint...Wi-Fi useless! Three or four front desk personnel claimed IHG or Holiday Inn was responsible...BS! I had two iPhones and an iPad and NONE had service. This is an onsite, hotel issue. If Wi-Fi is important...it is to... More 

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Key Largo, Florida
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After an exhausting, and useless, day of searching for retirement property near Blue Ridge, Georgia we were forced to drive to Hiawassee for lodging. We have stayed at numerous Holiday Inns nationwide and this is by far the WORSE one we've ever seen. As the "extremely dated" review mentions, this place needed an update 15 years ago. From the smell... More 

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North Augusta, South Carolina
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my wife stayed here for our end of summer vacation. We loved the easy access to places we wanted to visit. The entire staff was friendly and even made me laugh a few times (in a good way of course) The hotel had some years on it, hopefully the chain will update it soon, especially with a brand... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

I stayed at this place on a trip through the southeast this week and found it the same way that we did all the others in 4 states. It was advertised at $105 online which we felt was reasonable so we pulled in to book. I handed the clerk my card and was charged $120. I asked about the difference... More 

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

Dear Laramy R, Thank you for staying with us, and for writing a review about your experience. I'm glad that you chose our hotel for your recent trip. However, it is regrettable that you were not satisfied with our rates. As hospitality professionals, we provide product and service rates that are competitive in the area while simultaneously ensuring that our... More 

McDonough, Georgia, United States
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35 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

I understand that the hotel is great for hikers and for families needing a place to stay for one night while visiting Young Harris College; however, this is not a great spot for business. The wireless is almost non-existent and constantly drops service; when you get connected don't move your device or you will spend the next 30 minutes trying... More 

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Thank Alan K
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hiawassee, responded to this review

Dear Alan K, Thank you so much for staying with us and taking the time to leave us your feedback. Your comments are highly valuable to us and will assist us in our continuous efforts to maintain and improve the service level we aim for. I can assure you that your comfort and satisfaction are of utmost importance to us... More 

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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Upon our arrival we went to our room. First there were no towels. Next I turn down the bedding and to our dismay there was hair on the sheets. Did not get any help from the front desk so we found housekeeping and had them change the bedding and get us some towels. Day 2- We tried to go eat... More 

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

Dear Jeff070707, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Guest comfort and satisfaction are of the utmost concern to us and our hotel is committed to making every possible effort to provide comfortable, clean, and superior accommodations. However, please accept our sincerest apologies for any discomfort the condition of the sheets and the housekeeping service may have... More 

Varnell, Georgia, United States
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105 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Needed a place to stay last minute and this property was perfect. I saw the sign from the road, pulled in and they had a room. The front desk staff was stellar! Room was spacious and clean. Breakfast the next morning was delicious. Only suggestion for improvement would be to add more equipment to fitness room. Only two old treadmills... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I stayed at this hotel overnight in preparation of a fishing trip on the lake. Generally, I find that Holiday Inn Express hotels are of decent quality and value. I am sad to say that string of experiences is broken. The hotel interior is rundown and poorly maintained. The lobby area looks extremely dated. The furniture is old and in... More 

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

Dear EnjoyYourTrvl, Thank you for taking time to post a review about our hotel. It is unfortunate to learn that you were not able to fully enjoy your stay due to the condition of the hotel and rooms. I have forwarded your feedback to our hotel management to work on these points raised in your review to give you the... More 

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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We were passing through and decided to spend the night. The hotel needs updating but the room was clean. The hotel desk staff was also friendly. However, since it's the only named brand hotel in the area and this is peak season, I thought the rate was too high for a "basic" out-dated hotel. With the taxes, fees, etc, we... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel - Hiawassee is located in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains near the growing towns of Blairsville, Young Harris and Hiawassee. Our Hiawassee hotel is in close proximity to Lake Chatuge, the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, Brasstown Bald, and the Appalachian Trail. We host groups for the Schedule of Stars and the Rhododendron Festival, and welcome hikers exiting the Appalachian Trail. Enjoy North Georgia hospitality at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel Hiawassee. Be sure to ask about our golf, spring break, and romance packages! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hiawassee

Address: 300 Big Sky Dr, Hiawassee, GA 30546-2239
Location: United States > Georgia > Hiawassee
Price Range: $96 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hiawassee 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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