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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The room was nice and clean but the room was noisy. We could hear the guests (bathroom?) in the room above and on both sides all night long. Continental breakfast was more than continental with plenty to choose from.

Thank Teri T
Matt A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Sorry about the extra noise - Hopefully it wasn't to much of an inconvenience! More 

Bainbridge Island, Washington
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a Friday night in a suite. The desk clerk let us know we were supposed to contact the hotel directly to let them know we needed a "pet" room, which is downstairs. He gave us an upper level room, as that was all that remained. The room was fine. Decor was stereotypical traditional, rather dated, but was clean... More 

Thank 3peasnearSeattle
Matt A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

I'm so sorry to hear about your pet. I'm glad your puppy made a full recovery. We take our guests (and their pets) safety seriously, and we'll see what we can do to make sure things like this don't happen again! More 

Seattle, Washington
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81 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was your basic Holiday Inn. Nothing special about this one with the exception of its right next to a Starbucks. Reading the other reviews about the beds I can confirm it is true. It's time to replace those things Holiday Inn. I hope you're listening... No other major complaints than that. You get what you pay for...

Thank indialuver
Matt A, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

We are - and we do - In fact at the beginning of the year, I'm pleased to say that we are undergoing a full renovation at our hotel! More 

Seattle, Washington
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406 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Its a Holiday Inn so the rooms are clean and they have a breakfast in the morning. Beds are not the best. My back ended up killing me and they didn't have a single working ice machine on any of the floors so I had to go to the kitchen to see if I could get some ice to make... More 

Thank 71travelgirl
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Dear 71travelgirl, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We are happy to know that you liked our location and we certainly appreciate your nice feedback on our staff and room cleanliness. On the other hand, we would like to apologize for not living up to your expectations regarding our beds and... More 

Tacoma, Washington
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2016

This is our 2nd visit to this HIE. Still has good consumer service. Called late evening, had a reservation available for 3, and told them would arrive at 2AM. Asked for a late check out and was granted. No problems and desk employee had done an express check-in before we arrived. B-fast was the standard HIE, which is generally pretty... More 

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51 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2016

This is our 3rd Holiday Inn Express bad experience. When we checked in there was a customer arguing w/the front desk clerk about the hotel not meeting his standards or his families needs. He wanted to leave & get a refund. I should have taken that as a red flag but I didn't. Bottom line is that I thought this... More 

Thank patpatrick96
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Dear patpatrick96, Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback. It is disheartening to know that you did not entirely enjoy your stay with us due to the issues you had with the room and the noise challenges you experienced from the air conditioning unit.. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused you.... More 

South Florida, Florida
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123 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Hotel located just off the highway in a row of other hotels/restaurants. The greeting at the front desk by Amanda was very friendly, and even though our room wasn't ready (due to our early arrival), she took our information and checked us in so we didn't have to wait when we returned. Room was very clean with a small kitchen... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We were headed from Lynden Wa to Bozeman Mt and decided to stop and spend the night in Ellensburg. Clean and comfortable hotel. Plenty of food on the breakfast buffet. Only comment would be either add some USB ports on bedside lamps or more outlets. We would stay there again.

Thank Cathy V
Kirkland, Washington
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38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016

I stayed for 2 nights while my son was at his College Orientation, rooms were fine, clean and the staff was very friendly.... but as soon as I walked into my room at 10pm I noticed that the walls were paper thin. I almost called down to asked to be moved, thought it was noisy smaller kids. But soon realized... More 

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

Dear SeattleMelanie, Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am sorry if your stay was negatively affected by our walls. Your review is vital for improving the service and quality we offer to our valued guest. It is always hugely motivating when one takes the time and trouble... More 

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48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2016

After a very long drive that day we checked in to our room. We were greeted and found everyone pleasant and helpful. Our room was wonderful. We had a jetted tub that was SO nice after a long drive. The bed was comfortable and we had a great sleep. The breakfast was one of the best we have had at... More 

Thank Jennifer S
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express® is conveniently located off Interstate 90 in the heart of the Kittitas Valley. When it comes to outdoor activities, Ellensburg is in a prime location for things like fly fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and snowmobiling. If you'd rather go shopping or see local art, historic downtown Ellensburg boasts many shops and galleries. No matter the reason for your visit, our committed staff is sure to make your stay comfortable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express

Address: 1620 S Canyon Rd, Ellensburg, WA 98926-9738
Location: United States > Washington > Ellensburg
Price Range: $109 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express 2.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Hotel Ellensburg
Holiday Inn Ellensburg
Ellensburg Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express Ellensburg
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#1 Business Hotel in Ellensburg
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“Downstairs has pet friendly rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 3peasnearSeattle, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Had a top floor room and it was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 14Lynne321, Oct 1, 2016 | Read review
“The jetted tub was worth the extra.”
 of 5 bubbles jennifersC3778LS, Jul 9, 2016 | Read review
“Choose a suite if your budget allows.”
 of 5 bubbles Rivvv2003, May 17, 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor near the entrance tends to be a bit noisy so if you want quiet book an upper floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles 277SteveK277, Oct 12, 2015 | Read review
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