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Holiday Inn Express Lincoln
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Lincoln
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Reviewed August 22, 2012

We had a lovely stay here - the pool was big enough to swim, and square so no funny corners to try to swim around, and the whirlpool was strong and hot. Open late with an hour just for adults - a nice bonus!!

I got a laugh that the pillows were labelled "soft" and "firm", but it was very nice to have enough pillows to choose from, and a nice soft blanket to balance out the person who sleeps cold with the person who sleeps hot.

Lovely reception, and the breakfast was nice with a good variety that should fit just about anyone's taste.

**Thanks to a lovely young lady running check-in overnight.**

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  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Lincolngm, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Lincoln, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2012

Thank you for your kind words! We are delighted you enjoyed the Indoor Pool and Spa with your family! You are welcome to bring your little "bears" anytime. Thank you again for choosing Holiday Inn Express-Lincoln for your lodging needs.

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Reviewed August 20, 2012

A pleasant and knowledgeable front desk member greeted us upon our arrival and arrangements for our stay were completed in no time WITHOUT a reservation.
Very clean and spacious room made for a great way to start my lodging experience.Wide screen TV and a nice varied selection of channels,helped to while away the hours until departure.
The WiFi internet signal was also a major plus as our 3rd floor room gave me a 5 bar reading,incredibly high for many motels.
Bed very comfortable,5 pillows on the bed and an AC / heater unit that fully functioned.
Shower water pressure strong with water temp very hot,but controllable.
Swimming pool and weight room also very nice and usuable.
Breakfast area was clean,big selection of items and served right on time as advertised.
Overall,great stay at a great price.Major road,.easily accessible.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with friends
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Skip L, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Lincoln, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2012

We know you have a choice for your lodging needs and appreciate the opportunity to be of service at the Holiday Inn Express-Lincoln. Thank you for your kind word and we look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed August 10, 2012

Right off I55, the staff was super friendly, the room was clean, and the breakfast was well stocked and varied. Our room was nice and clean, with comfy beds and enough pillows! The pool was well maintained.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled on business
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Skip L, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Lincoln, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2012

We are glad you chose the Holiday Inn Express-Lincoln while visiting family in the area! Thank you for your kind words, I am very lucky to have a caring and dedicated staff that goes the extra mile for our guests every day! Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Express-Lincoln, we look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed July 18, 2012

Was in town for a weekend family reunion, and this place worked out great. Used the lobby to visit other family members who had come to town late one night. Every person from front desk, to breakfast lady, to maid staff was very friendly. Will stay here again.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 6, 2012

We stayed here for nearly two weeks while on vacation visiting family and friends in the area. The place was very clean and the staff was very welcoming. Being there so long, I liked the variety of the breakfast bar. It wasn't the same thing every day. Kids swam every day and we were able to use the lobby area to visit while watching them swim. The room was very clean and the kids liked that they could hook up their X-box! The fridge and microwave was a very welcome addition. All in all, it was a great place to stay and we will definitely be going back!

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 29, 2012

Excellent customer service, contenntial breakfast is great, and the rooms very spaceous.

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  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 23, 2012

Use hotel for work travel, but wouldn't normally use it. entire hotel smells old, either of mold or smoke depending on which floor. exercise room is a total dump, none of the equipment is good enough to use, needs replaced badly. otherwise not a bad hotel.
air conditioner didn't work very well and smelled moldy.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled on business
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Lincolngm, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Lincoln, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2012

Thank you for sharing your experience while visiting our hotel. Every effort is made to ensure an clean, odor free environment, your comments regarding the smoke smell have been addressed and will be resolved very soon. The excercise room has 2 Treadmills and an excercise bike for your convenience. This equipment does get alot of use and is tuned up on a regular basis to insure proper operation and effectiveness. Your comments are appreciated and taken very seriously. By our guests taking the time to advise us of their concerns we are able to take corrective actions. Thank you! Should your travels bring you back to the Lincoln Illinois area we would love to be of service.

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Lincoln

Address: 130 Olson Dr, Lincoln, IL 62656-9796
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Location: United States > Illinois > Lincoln
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Lincoln
Price Range: $78 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Lincoln 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Holiday Inn Express Lincoln Hotel, Illinois is conveniently located off of Interstate 55 at exit 126. The hotel offers 69 luxurious rooms which include free high speed wireless Internet, free HBO and ESPN, use of the indoor heated pool, whirlpool and work out room. Also included is our complimentary Express Start Breakfast Bar. The Holiday Inn Express Lincoln is located only 29 miles north of Springfield, Illinois and 35 miles south of Bloomington/ Normal, Illinois. The hotel is located only 2 miles from Lincoln College, 3 miles from Lincoln Christian College, and 1 mile from the County Fairgrounds. Businesses close to the hotel include Eaton Corporation/ Cutler Hammer, St. Gobain, Weyerhauser, Ball-Foster Glass, SYSCO and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. Lincoln is home to the annual Art & Balloon Festival, which is held in August and features over 50 hot air balloons, carnival, and craft booths. The Holiday Inn Express Lincoln is located only 35 miles North of the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. Whether on business or pleasure, the Holiday Inn Express Lincoln is your home away from home. ... more   less 
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