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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here recently while attending Illinois State's homecoming festivities. Hotel was very nice and clean. The lobby had very nice decorations which gave it a nice elegant feel. Front desk staff was very nice and accommodating. Free breakfast had a wide variety of foods, sausages, eggs, hash browns, fruit, cereal, yogurt etc. the room had a mini fridge and was...

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Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great well-lit location right across from Walmart and restaurants. Spacious room and decent breakfast. Kudos to Benjamin for his above-and-beyond customer service - made sure we got discounts we were entitled to, checked on us after we checked in to see if we needed anything, and ran down the key to unlock the breakfast storage to get us a couple...

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Normal, Illinois
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a very clean hotel with updated rooms. So nice and refreshing to not see stains on floors or notice any funky smells. Very Clean! Not too often you find a hotel that's clean combined with friendly, service, staff and complimentary breakfast. This hotel had all those benefits. I would definitely stay here again and recommend to family and...

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Deerfield, Illinois
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel in Bloomington IL. Very nice. The rooms were very clean. The service was very good at the front desk. WiFi was good. Breakfast was included and served in a very nice room. Very easy to get to off of the highway. Recommend this hotel.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 19 April 2016

On our trip to Florida we used Holiday Inn Express four times and found all of them clean, modern and cheery. This one is only a few years old and was no exception. Near shopping and dining. Had dinner at Biaggi's per the manager. Was not disappointed. Would surely return if in Bloomington again.

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Paxton, Illinois
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We only stayed a night, but appreciated the lovely, clean rooms! At the time, the printer for plane tickets was down and I didn't appreciate the unprofessionalism of the man behind the counter, letting us know how a customer did that; however, he did add that someone had been called to come and fix it. My husband didn't mind the...

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Anthony_De_Angelis, Owner at Holiday Inn Express & Suites, responded to this review

Dear DebGrae Thank YOU very much for all your comments about our Holiday Inn Express in Bloomington - Normal,Illinois. We share every review with all the employees and staff at weekly Employee Luncheons and we reward our employees with a free Lunch ! It was great to know that you Loved the Clean Rooms ! Our Housekeeping Staff will appreciate...

Oak Lawn, Illinois
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The decor is absolutely lovely, the staff are helpful, efficient and friendly and the breakfast offered is quite tasty. I stay here at least once a year and would never consider staying anywhere else. Convenient to restaurants, shopping and the University. I had a suite and it is very spacious and comfortable.

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Anthony_De_Angelis, Owner at Holiday Inn Express & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Katy Thank YOU for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed your stay with us ! We share all comments each week with ALL our employees and Managers and reward them for GREAT Reviews such as yours ! We strive to ensure each guests experiences Friendly Staff, Crisp Clean Rooms & Delicious Breakfast ! We...

Clarendon Hills, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stayed here ever time we head to bloomington/Normal. Same friendly staff, I believe they remember us. Feels like home that's why it a good fit for our family Excellent location for getting around town. Cant beat Walmart across the street (always forgetting something)

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Anthony_De_Angelis, Owner at Holiday Inn Express & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us again! We do our best to make you feel like this is a home away from home. Hope to see you again soon!

Battle Creek, Michigan
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel. Front desk clerk was very friendly at check in. Room was big a clean. Only complain was wifi wouldn't connect and eggs were watery and nasty at breakfast but cinnamon rolls made up for it. Nice area with shopping all around. Would stay again if in the area.

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Anthony_De_Angelis, Owner at Holiday Inn Express & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank YOU for you comments regarding our Holiday Inn Express & Suites ! Our Employees take Great Pride in trying to Make each Guest Stay the BEST it can be and we appreciate your taking the time to let us know. You mentioned the Hotel was Very Nice and THe Front Desk was very Friendly ! We share...

Chicago
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I actually thought I had booked a different Holiday Inn Express, but arrived after cancellation time. The room was big, quiet, comfortable. There was a refrigerator. There is not an adjoining place to eat, and very dark to walk for meals in evening. The hotel feels like a budget hotel. The breakfast was not appealing all pre-packaged processed food. However,...

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Anthony_De_Angelis, Owner at Holiday Inn Express & Suites, responded to this review

Thank YOU for staying with us at the Holiday Inn Express Normal/Bloomington , Illinois. Thank you also for saying the room was big and quiet and Comfortable ! We do in fact have a Panera Bread Restaurant in our Parking lot adjacent to the Hotel as well as a Chili's the next block ! The Breakfast was the Holiday Inn...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bloomington Normal Holiday Inn Express & Suites. Whether you come by way of the Central Illinois Regional Airport or by train, make the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Bloomington Normal, Illinois your home away from home. We are centrally located to all of your destinations including: Illinois State University, Redbird Arena, Illinois Wesleyan University, US Cellular Coliseum, the Children's Discovery Museum, and the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. If you are traveling on business, you cannot find a better place to begin and end your business day. We are centrally located near State Farm Insurance, Country Companies, Bridgestone/Firestone, Mitsubishi, OSF St. Joseph Medical Center and Bromenn Medical Center. If it is shopping you want, we are less than 1 mile from the Shoppes at College Hills, and only 2 miles from Eastland Mall. Wal-Mart and Meijer are within walking distance and are open 24 hours. Dick's Sporting Goods, Borders, and Bed, Bath and Beyond are just on the other side of our property and several restaurants and movie theaters are within walking distance. So please join us for our Express Start breakfast buffet, our tropical pool area with Jacuzzi and fitness center. Hot breakfast buffet free! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Address: 1715 Parkway Plaza Dr, Exit 167 I-55, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-2283
Region: United States > Illinois > Bloomington-Normal > Normal
Price Range: ₹ 6,313 - ₹ 9,029 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 86
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“Ask for 3rd floor very quiet. Had minifridge and microwave”
 of 5 bubbles jbrantmeier, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
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“Second floor is much quieter without as much foot traffic”
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