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Stanley, NC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There needs to be some serious improvement in housekeeping. I found trash under the bed, a dirty sock shoved in between the nightstand and the bed, what appeared to be mold on the shower walls, and something sticky on the desk. This hotel is in a great convenient location, and the staff is very friendly.

Thank SharonW08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After my last visit and there being an issue with our hottub i wasnt sure I was gonna return but Im glad I did. The staff and managers treated my fiance and I like preferred customers. Everything worked this time and we had an awesome stay. Shout out to the manager she was so awesome and professional. I will definitely...

Thank Mzgonzalez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made a reservation for 3 people. It listed a King suite available, so I booked it. When I got there, they said that they could give me a rollaway for an additional $15/night. Why in the world would you let someone book a room for 3 people that only slept 2. All other hotels only list the rooms that fit...

Thank Nanette B
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Forest City, responded to this review

Hi Nanette B, Thank you for choosing us and for leaving us feedback. I regret to know that your stay did not go as planned because of some unmet expectations with the room received in terms of the bed and the set up. I would like to learn more about your visit so I sent you a private message hoping...

Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

I have mixed emotions about this stay. Being a truck driver is hard on the body so when we saw a room with a jacuzzi we jumped on it. It was a bit pricey for what we got...or lets say, didn't get. The carpet was stained in several places so that was a turn off immediately but Other than that...

Thank Mzgonzalez
Holiday Inn E, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Forest City, responded to this review

value your comments and welcome the opportunity to serve you again,Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit at our hotel and please accept our sincerest apologies for the disturbance you have experienced during your stay due to the room conditions. Rest assured that these issues will be looked into. We n. Sincerely, Chellen Blanton

Dublin, California
Reviewed November 24, 2016

Well priced. Convenient location. My room had a hot tub which I didn't use. Staff was friendly. Property was clean and well-maintained. Here for a business trip. Not as smoky smelling as I expected it to be. Spacious room. Looks recently renovated. I can recommend this HIE for a stay in the area. Nothing super fancy. Breakfast was a little...

Thank MauricioRaul
Holiday Inn E, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Forest City, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your survey.

Union Bridge, Maryland
Reviewed November 20, 2016

I've stayed here several times while on business in the area. Given the dearth of decent accommodations in the area, this stock Holiday Inn Express qualifies as a luxury property. In reality it's pretty much a standard HIE and that's not bad. The rooms are large and clean, the beds comfortable and rates reasonable. The breakfast buffet is fine. The...

Thank Gary M
Holiday Inn E, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Forest City, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Chellen Blanton General Manager

Concord, North Carolina
Reviewed October 27, 2016

If you've stayed at a Holiday Inn Express before, you pretty much know what to expect from this one. The chain is not the finest in the country, but they don't claim to be. However, if what you need is a place to stay, reasonably priced, have breakfast, and not meet with any unpleasant surprises, HIE is a reliable choice....

Thank TarHeelBiggy
Bluffton, United States
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We stayed in this motel when evacuated from Beaufort County. The staff was very pleasant and helped us with restaurant choices and best routes to get to some of the local sights. The room was very clean and the AC worked well as did the TV. As is common in the HIE motels, the breakfast was well done and the...

Thank William M
Moncks Corner, South Carolina
Reviewed October 12, 2016

We evacuated our home near Charleston, SC and stayed at this location during hurricane Matthew. The staff was amazing. The room was clean and beds were comfortable. We did have a slight problem with the A/C not working but it seemed to work itself out. Our neighbors were very loud until about 4AM but I don't fault the hotel for...

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Clean and conveniently located, this Holiday Inn Express met our needs nicely. Other guests were rather loud but not obnoxiously loud. We prefer to stay in a location where you enter the room on the inside of the facility. We would be willing to stay here again.

Thank Faye G
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Forest City hotel features 63 guest rooms and suites. Other amenities include high-speed Internet access, a business center, a fitness room, free local phone calls and Express Start hot breakfast bar complimentary for all guests. Enjoy a unique breakfast experience at our new Express Start hot breakfast bar served every morning featuring a selection of hot items, including: sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, biscuits and sausage gravy, and omelets. Visit Forest City, NC and stay smart at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel. We are located 6 miles from Tanner Company and 25 miles from Lake Lure. Supplementary Directions: From 74 Bypass take exit 181 (US 74 Alt), hotel is 2 miles on left, behind Sonic Drive-In. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Forest City

Address: 200 Holiday Inn Dr, Forest City, NC 28043-9100
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Forest City
Price Range: $110 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Forest City 2.5*
Number of rooms: 63
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