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“The Place to stay while traveling the Pa/Oh Turnpikes” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Holiday Inn Express N. Lima

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Holiday Inn Express N. Lima
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in North Lima
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162 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“The Place to stay while traveling the Pa/Oh Turnpikes”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2013

Effortless on and off the pike.Great breakfast bar with many selections. Clean and comfortable rooms and bed was perfect for sleeping.
Room was quiet and well maintained.
Second time we have stopped here. Will plan to be back again.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank pennwoodpete
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HIExpressNorthLima, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express N. Lima, responded to this review, July 12, 2013
Thank you for the nice review. You are correct in that we are right by the turnpike and an easy place for travelers to stop. I'm glad you had a pleasant stay and will be back.
Janet Wise
Director of Sales
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Naperville, Illinois
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40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

This was a stop for us midway from Virginia to Chicago along the Ohio Turnpike. This hotel provided a very comfortable room and outstanding service. I really like the new Holiday Inn Express formula a lot. We were given bottles of water and a couple of snack bars on arrival. Our room was very clean and well maintained, including a selection of pillows labeled firm, soft, etc. This hotel is 20% powered by a solar panel array, which further impressed me.

We have tired several hotels in this area, and so far, this has been the best yet. I used Priceline bidding and got the room for about a $30 discount.

Room Tip: We were on the Turnpike side, 3rd floor and it was quiet. No room has a good view.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank David B
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HIExpressNorthLima, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express N. Lima, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
I am so glad that you had a nice stay and yes we are proud of our solar power!
Thank you,
Janet Wise
Director of Sales
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Chicago, Illinois
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156 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2013

We stopped in for one night on our way from the Outer Banks back to Chicago. Very convenient and nice amenities. Reasonably priced and very clean lobby. The hallway to our room smelled musty and smokey. We asked for a non-smoking room but someone had obviously smoked in it. The bathroom was nice but the floor had some damage around the toilet bowl which made it feel dated and dirty.

I'd probably look for other options the next time I'm in the area. Non-smoking room means just that and I was very disappointed with that aspect of our stay. I'm being a bit generous giving this hotel 3 stars.

Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Thank ChgoJohn
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HIExpressNorthLima, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express N. Lima, responded to this review, July 9, 2013
I apologize for the smoky smell. We will be eliminating all smoking rooms with our renovation this winter which should really help the situation.
Thank you,
Janet Wise
Director of Sales
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2013

I don't what it's all about with limited service hotels these days, maybe it's the franchisee, maybe the franchisor, but there's a definite change in the air. In the last couple of of these places I stayed in there was a noise issue at night with a near identical script. At this location it was a baseball travel team there for a couple of nights. It seemed that neither they nor there parents/chaperones had ever stayed in a hotel before based on the way they comported themselves. Maybe it has to do with the general decline in public behavior standards that has infected the country but it was there. The team sounded like a heard of buffalo running through the halls amidst the slamming of doors.

We called the front desk and the fellow sounded frustrated as he called the room where the "action" was originating and the chaperones misled him about the noise source. Sadly, and back to my opening statement, these hotels only have one person on duty at night with the front desk clerk being ordered to stay at their posts unless it's a dire emergency. So if there's an issue and a phone call can't resolve it, you're at the mercy of the front desk provided they're able to get away for a moment.

I feel bad for the employees of these low budget operations, caught between guest satisfaction surveys and ownership demands for reduced costs, it's a wonder they all don't have ulcers, but maybe they do.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Wongtiaren
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HIExpressNorthLima, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express N. Lima, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
You are correct about the limited service hotels really taking off with the leisure market. I'm sorry that it was noisy and busy. We do sell out almost everyday in the summer with lots of team sports.
Thank you,
Janet Wise
Director of Sales
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Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

repeat experience. all wonderful. would stay again. entire staff was a pleasure to come in contact with. restaurant is excellent. location in Lima is fantastic. Easy to get to and depart from. A choice location to meet and greet family and friends.

Room Tip: everything is great.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Lee D
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HIExpressNorthLima, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express N. Lima, responded to this review, June 28, 2013
Thank you for the nice review, but I am not sure it is really for us as we do not have a restaurant other than our complimentary breakfast. There is a great restaurant right across the street (Steamers Stonewall Taverne). The rest of the review does sound like us, although sometimes we get mixed uup with Lima, OH. If it is for us, thanks again!
Thank you,
Janet Wise
Director of Sales
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Trussville, Alabama
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72 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2013

Reserved for two nights in May for a family memorial we were holding in East Palestine, Ohio. Our room was clean, the two queen beds we had were quite comfortable and the small fridge and microwave came in handy. It appears the hotel had recently gone through some renovations so it looked nice and efficient. Sure it isn't a five star, but for where it is it was nice.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Rick O
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HIExpressNorthLima, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express N. Lima, responded to this review, June 12, 2013
Thank you for such a nice review. I am sorry for your loss and am glad that we could be of service during your time of need. We actually have not renovated yet, but will this fall/winter when business slows down. You have summed it up nicely, in that we are not a five star hotel, but are nice for where we are.
Thank you,
Janet Wise
Director of Sales
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East Lansing, Michigan
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34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

This was located at just the right place for my one night stay over driving west from DC to the upper Midwest. Located conveniently near the toll road interchange, my king suite was quite comfortable and I found the breakfast to have nice variety (hot and cold choices). I would stay here again

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank CriticalGrrl
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HIExpressNorthLima, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express N. Lima, responded to this review, June 4, 2013
Thank you for your nice review! We are conveniently located for many eastbound travelers. Our king suites are very popular and I'm so glad that you had a nice stay and liked the breakfast.
Janet Wise
Director of Sales
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Property: Holiday Inn Express N. Lima
Address: 10111 Market St, North Lima, Youngstown, OH 44452-9556
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Location: United States > Ohio > Youngstown > North Lima
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in North Lima
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express N. Lima 2.5*
Number of rooms: 79
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in North Lima, Ohio is located conveniently off the Ohio Turnpike at Exit 232 on SR 7 (Market Street). At our hotel, guests enjoy amenities such as our Still Free now Hot! Express Start breakfast bar, Free wireless Internet access in all of our rooms, indoor heated swimming pool, on site fitness center and a business center. Holiday Inn Express & Suites in North Lima, Boardman, OH is just seconds away from Southern Park Mall, OH, which is the areas shopping and entertainment district. There is an enormous variety of restaurants and retail shopping stores to enjoy. We are minutes away form General Motors and YSU. We look forward to serving you and with our 100% guest satisfaction guarantee we will do our best to make your hotel experience as comfortable as possible. Specializing in meeting planning and group reservations. Call us today! GOV & FSA approved hotel! ... more   less 
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