This property is definitely a cut or 2 above the "average" Holiday Inn, maybe because it's a relatively new property (opened 2008). The amenities, including a business suite good for printing out business/airline documents and a restaurant, are good to excellent, unexpected in this price range.
Their people were quite accommodating when I had to delay my arrival in Winchester by a day, owing to a late-season 4" snowfall that caused the cancellation of the event that we were supposed to attend. Even though my reservation was pre-paid, there was no issue about changing the arrival/departure dates.
The location, on US 522 (Front Royal Pike) just off the US 17/50/522 interchange with I-81, is very convenient to Shenandoah University and is not far at all from the historic sites of both downtown and the surrounding vicinity. A relatively short drive south brings one to the north entrance of Skyline Drive/Shenandoah National Park.
Overall, a good "base" from which to do many activities in the Shenandoah Valley.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the newest hotel in Virginia's famed Shenandoah Valley. Holiday Inn Historic Gateway, located just off I-8 in the heart of Winchester, VA, is close to the area's historic sites and modern corporations. Our Winchester hotel understands the needs of the business traveler so we offer high-speed, wireless Internet access, a 24-hour business center and excellent meeting facilities. Our hotel is minutes from Shenandoah University, Trex, American Woodmark, Kraft, HP Hood and Rubbermaid. Leisure travelers appreciate our hotel's Winchester, VA location because it allows them to easily visit the Valley's top attractions such as Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Luray Caverns and Skyline Drive. With a central location for Civil War sites, museums, wineries, and golf courses, we're the ideal choice of hotel in the Shenandoah Valley.Our hotel amenities make your stay a terrific experience. There's an indoor pool with an outdoor sundeck, a well-equipped fitness center and a 24-hour convenience store for snacks and sundries. You can dine on American cuisine at Kem's Restaurant & Bar. We'll be happy to create a golf package for you to play your choice of nearby courses like Rock Harbor or Virginia National. Our professional and courteous staff welcomes you with Southern hospitality and a warm smile. You can relax when you stay at our Holiday Inn Historic Gateway hotel in Winchester, VA. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Se Historic Gateway Hotel Winchester
- Holiday Inn Winchester
- Winchester Holiday Inn