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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Elkins
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Elkins
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

We haven't been to Elkins in 8 years. They have done quite a bit with downtown. Next time we will try the American Music Theatre and the trains! The room was on the first floor and we went back and requested a higher floor room. The front desk older guy was very helpful and moved us without issue which was very nice because they were full. The hotel was sold out both nights. No problem with noise. Very clean and the breakfast was great with the little xerox machine pancake maker. At the train station they have a bunch of tourist information and a walking tour of Elkins brochure. We ate at Dukes which is always good.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

Great accommodations. Great breakfast.

We arrived late Friday night and rose early Saturday to make it to Cass Scenic Railroad. The breakfast area was crowded, but the food was hot. (The english muffins were stale)

When we returned late Saturday afternoon, we drove around and visited the scenic D&E College.

Hotel was very friendly to us and our 3 small children. Indoor pool and all! Walking distance to Mountain Theater and downtown restaurants (CJ Maggies, YUM!).

Room Tip: Only one elevator at the center of the hotel.
  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

We chose this place because of its proximity to "downtown" Elkins. It was just what we were looking for: walking distance to restaurants, stores, the American Mountain Theater, etc; far away from the icky strip mall; easy to access the highways to the Monongahela National Forest. Booked our stay via Hotwire for $105/night, a slight discount from HI Express listed prices. Parking, wireless and breakfast were all included in the stay (as were a mini-fridge and microwave), making it a great deal. Breakfast was served from 6-10, although the breakfast bar was often depleted during the peak hours of 8:30-10:00, and the "healthy options" consisted of mealy red apples and not-ripe-enough bananas. Nice staff and no complaints.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

Stayed here during a weeknight in Sept. 2012. Stayed in a room 2 doors away from the front desk. No problem with noise. The room was average and I probably won't remember it 2 weeks after staying there. I do recall the breakfast. Not good. We went to a nearby funky coffee shop. Holiday Inn express has the same breakfast wherever you go. All plastic dishes/utensils and the pancakes are like rubber frisbees coming out of a conveyor belt fed by an intravenous bag full of batter. Wireless internet speed was pretty good.

Room Tip: Bright lights on the bottom floor (cars and flood lights). Go for room above ground level.
  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled on business
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ElkinsHIE, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Elkins, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2012

I'm sorry to hear that your stay didn't meet your expectations. As you mentioned in your remarks, Holiday Inn Express has the same breakfast where ever you go. They try to provide consistency within the brand. That way you don’t stay at one Holiday Inn Express that is great and then stay at another location that is a dump, they all should be great. I will definitely forward your remarks further up the ladder so the Holiday Inn Express brand can give the best value for their customers. Thanks for your comments.

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Reviewed September 24, 2012

We stayed at this HIE, because we were on a little weekend getaway. We rode the New Tygart Flyer on Friday, stayed Friday night, and went to Morgantown for a football game on Saturday. I was very, very pleased with my stay. Upon check-in, we were greeted as a Priority Club member, the staff was exceptionally nice and courteous. He told his exactly where our room would be and even suggested for us to move our vehicle so we could be closer to the entrance of our room. The room was very, very clean and the bed was nicely made. The bed was comfortable and we slept great!

The next morning, we enjoyed the continental breakfast, which was delicious and by far the best breakfast I've ever had of this kind. Plenty to choose from and we left full and satisfied.

When we checked out, the staff was just as kind and as courteous as they were the day before.

We will definitely use this hotel again!

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled as a couple
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ElkinsHIE, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Elkins, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2012

Thank you for your review. We are located next to the American Mountain Theater and the Mountain Rail. We take pride in having a top quality brand name like Holiday Inn Express as well as the small town hospitality. Thank you for staying.

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Reviewed September 7, 2012

Stayed here for business for 2 nights. It seems to be a fairly new facility, and is very clean. I stay in hotel rooms about 30 to 40 nights a year, and these beds were close to the most comfortable hotel beds I've ever slept in. The place appeared to be almost full so I was worried about noise levels, but It was quiet and I had 2 great nights' sleep. Very good breakfast, lots of choices with hot foods, too. Staff was helpful and very pleasant.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled on business
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ElkinsHIE, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Elkins, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2012

Thanks for your comments. Being a frequent traveler, I’m glad you pointed out our beds. If you are going to stay somewhere, it should at least be clean and comfortable. That is why we have pillow top mattresses. We want to ensure that you are well rested for whatever you next day brings.

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Reviewed August 26, 2012

This is the best place to stay in Elkins.
The American Mountain Theater & the depot for the New Tygart Flyer are across the street and restaurants and shopping are all within easy walking distance. Additionally, our room was clean & quiet. Having a fridge, coffeemaker & microwave in the room is so convenient. The bed was as comfortable as any 5 star hotel. Super service and friendly, too. We look forward to our next visit!

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ElkinsHIE, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Elkins, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2012

I appreciate your review. It’s nice to have you point out these things out because those are the things that you remembered about your stay. We love to have people like you that notice and appreciate the little things that add up to make a great stay. Come again.

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Address: 50 Martin St, Elkins, WV 26241-3442
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Location: United States > West Virginia > Elkins
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Elkins
Price Range: $111 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Elkins 2.5*
Number of rooms: 69
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express in Elkins, West Virginia. This new 69 room property is located minutes off of Rt. 33/250, near the heart of historic downtown Elkins, home of Davis and Elkins College, The American Mountain Theater, and The Durbin and Greenbrier Scenic Railroad. Visiting a customer or other local business? Our hotel offers all the services a business traveler needs for a productive visit including free high speed internet! Visiting for leisure? Nestled in the western foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, Elkins is surrounded by the natural beauty of the Appalachian Plateau. The abundance of mountains, forested terrain, and cold-water streams make fishing and hunting in this area a rewarding experience. Streams and rivers are stocked with both golden and brown trout which are actually hatched at the Bowden Fish Hatchery located 10 miles east of Elkins on US. Route 33. Randolph County - the hub of the mid-Atlantic ski region is just a short drive from any of the area's three major ski resorts. Canaan Valley, Timberline and Snowshoe Mountain Resort offer excellent downhill skiing opportunities. The region also offers an abundance of ungroomed cross-country trails on forest roads, mountain sides and ridges. ... more   less 
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