Belinda and Shannon (the breakfast ladies) were a joy! So cheerful, happy, and nice!
Brian at the front desk was very helpful and patient with our check in and we appreciate him so very much.
Our room was spacious and the channel selection was very good.
Maintenance is not up to par with the majority of the Holiday Inn Expresses we have stayed at. We had a cabinet door with a broken hinge. The Bathroom door was odd. It wouldn’t stay open, so we had to use a garbage can to prop it open. Also, the bathroom door won’t open all the way because it hits the room’s entry door. Our room didn’t have enough electrical outlets for modern technology.
For the first time in over 30 years of traveling, we had to file a grievance against an HIE. Our issue was with the failure to clean our room and housekeepers inventing circumstances to cover their butts. In addition, the management failed to take care of the situation.
It was also very difficult to get towels; for 2 days in a row I had to call down to the front desk for towels.
When pulling into the parking lot we had to stop and back our 13’6” high truck out into traffic because the power lines are VERY LOW.
We shared our room with a variety of bugs. There was a dead bug in the lobby for 2 days before I picked it up – ick!
The first impression we had of the hotel is that as we walked up to the front entry, we noticed garbage blowing around the parking lot and the front ashtray was overflowing. (It was left overflowing for 3 days.)
This is one hotel that I WILL NEVER STAY AT AGAIN! If business brings us back to Alice, TX, we’ll either find another hotel to stay at, or we’ll stay in Corpus Christi and make the daily commute.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Alice. Warm to our hospitality in any of our 65 appointed guest rooms ! We are conveniently located near downtown Alice, TX and just minutes away from the Alice International and Corpus Christi International airports. Holiday Inn Express is in the Intercontinental Hotels Group. As part of this group, we strive for excellence. Our friendly staff is very proud to make this your home away from home.Another smart idea - we said good-bye to having a traditional bedspread as part of our Simply Smart Bedding Collection Instead, our all white triple- sheeting just screams freshness. And if you do your thinking in the shower, prepare to be inspired with our complete bathroom makeover such as Stay Smart shower head. You'll appreciate the large, comfortable work spaces in every room. From communications to accommodations, you'll find our amenities the perfect companion for the business or leisure traveler. Every room includes a microwave, refrigerator, hair dryer, coffer maker, full sized iron and board, free local calls, high-speed Internet and 2 phones. While here, we'll get you started each morning with our complimentary breakfast buffet. Served every day, we ve got lots of breakfast choices and now, we feature hot entrees too. Cheesy omelets, fluffy scrambled eggs, sausage patties, crispy bacon and other favorites. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Express Alice Hotel Alice
- Holiday Inn Alice
- Alice Holiday Inn