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Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough

HIExpress.comUS$ 112*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 112*
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a gold member for many years, I have grown to appreciate the Holiday Inn/IHG brand. Comfy king sized bed with my pick of pillow softness from 4 pillows; microwave, larger sized fridge, plenty of desk space, a Keurig coffee maker, and on and on... The workout room has just a few machines so you may break a sweat for...

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Teresa I, Front Desk Agent at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Dear Tamara T: Thank you so much for your kind review of our hotel you posted on the TripAdvisor website. We are happy that your visit to Hillsborough was a success and that our staff was able to make your stay an enjoyable one. We look forward to seeing you again in the future, if your travels bring you this...

Duryea, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very nice and modern looking hotel. I thought it was a great value for the money. Breakfast was very good and was better than average. Rooms were very spacey and the tv channel options were vast. I was looking for a hot tub but if they did I would have given the 5th star.

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Teresa I, Front Desk Agent at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Dear Trumpetplayer29: Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us. We are happy that our staff was able to make your visit an enjoyable one. We do only have one jacuzzi room available but we will be more than happy to have you enjoy it on your next visit. Have a wonderful day!! Teresa I Front Desk Agent

North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The staff were friendly,and the breakfast was great! Especially the cinnamon rolls 👏👏😋. They cost alittle more than Microtel,but it's worth it for the breakfast and pool! Love spending time with my family that lives in Hillsborough!

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Teresa I, Front Desk Agent at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Dear Wanda P: Thank you for your kind review you posted on the TripAdvisor website. We are happy that your visit to Hillsborough was a success and that our staff was able to make your stay an enjoyable one. We look forward to seeing you again in the future, if your travels bring you this way. Have a wonderful day!!...

Columbus, Indiana
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This hotel is tucked away, up a hill on a dead end street. The property is very wooded and you can barely see or hear the interstate that it is right next to it. You feel like you are way out in the middle of nowhere, but just down the hill you are back in mess of things. All the...

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Teresa I, Front Desk Agent at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Dear Morris47201: Thank you so much for your kind review of our hotel you posted on the TripAdvisor website on 03/03/17. We are happy that your visit to Hillsborough was a success and that our staff was able to make your stay an enjoyable one. We look forward to seeing you again in the future, if your travels bring you...

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This Is A Good Holiday Inn in A Good location. A little more attention needs to be paid to details. They couldn't find my reservation at first and then there are hornet's in the ground by the door. Clean and comfortable.

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Teresa I, Front Desk Agent at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth O: Thank you so much for your review of our hotel you posted on the TripAdvisor website on 03/03/17. We are happy that your visit to Hillsborough was a success and that our staff was able to make your stay an enjoyable one. We appreciate your comments and are working to make the corrections. We look forward to...

South Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is a very basic Holiday Inn Express. The breakfast area was kept very clean and well stocked. The fitness room was the smallest fitness I have ever seen and my husband couldn't get the equipment to work. The pool is outside.

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Teresa I, Front Desk Agent at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Dear 802girl: Thank you so much for your kind review of our hotel you posted on the TripAdvisor website on 02/13/17. I am sorry that our Fitness Center did not meet your needs as it is small compared to other hotels and that you were unaware the key to operate the equipment is located at the front desk. We look...

Dunlap, Tennessee
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I almost rated this place 3/5 instead. the deciding positive was the check in staff. the hotel itself needs help with maintenance and housekeeping. My room could use a paint job as there were way more than usual scuff marks on the wall and a lampshade on one of the lamps had a small hole (reminiscent of a cigarette burn...

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Teresa I, Front Desk Receptionist at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Dear ThatPilot Tech: Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit at our hotel and please accept our sincerest apologies for the disturbance you have experienced during your stay due to the room conditions. Rest assured that these issues will be looked into. We value your comments and welcome the opportunity to serve you again. Sincerely, Teresa I Front...

Asheville, NC
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night while visiting family in Chapel Hill. The hotel is close to downtown historic Hillsborough. We found a welcoming staff and a very satisfactory facility...clean, quiet, and comfortable.

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Teresa I, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Dear bethaAsheville_NC: Thank you so much for your kind review of our hotel that you posted on the Tripadvisor website on 11/27/16. We are extremely happy that your visit to Hillsborough was a success and that we were able to make your stay an enjoyable one. We look forward to seeing you again in the future, if your travels bring...

Darnestown
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Clean and comfortable hotel that covers all the bases of contemporary inexpensive overnight accommodation. Adequate, though nothing special, complimentary breakfast until noon (which is unusual). Cable and wifi were good.

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Teresa I, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Dear Earle O: Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Teresa I Front Desk Receptionist

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

So hotel not bad, but the strong smell of perfume throughout the hotel did not allow me to sleep. so if I cannot sleep the reason to get a room is defeated. Thus, one star. If you adopt mind strong smells than it is fine.

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Teresa I, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Dear Highfaluten: Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit at our hotel and please accept our sincerest apologies for the disturbance you have experienced during your stay due to the room conditions. Rest assured that these issues will be looked into. We value your comments and welcome the opportunity to serve you again. Sincerely, Teresa I Front Desk...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough Hotel! Our hotel is conveniently located off I-85 and I-40 in a small town that is rich with history. While you are visiting with us in Hillsborough, either on business or pleasure, enjoy some of our various hotel amenities and let our staff assist you with suggestions and directions to our most popular tourist attractions and local companies. Here on Business? Our hotel has complimentary High Speed Wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. We offer a deluxe breakfast bar to get your day started and a cardio room to help you stay healthy. We are located near the following: Research Triangle Park, Duke Hospital, UNC Hospital, Euro Sports, General Electric, Vietri, Thale Construction and Roxboro/Mayo Power Plants. Here on Leisure? Choose from one of our spacious rooms or suites and relax by our outdoor pool during the warmer seasons. We are located near the following attractions: Triangle Sports Plex, Durham Bulls, Dean Smith Center, University of Chapel Hill, Duke University, Duke Chapel, the Dickerson House, and the Colonial Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough

Address: 202 Cardinal Drive, Hillsborough, NC 27278
Region: United States > North Carolina > Hillsborough
Price Range: ₹ 6,509 - ₹ 9,602 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough 2.5*
Number of rooms: 83
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Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough (Durham Area Hotel Hillsborough
Holiday Inn Hillsborough
Hillsborough Holiday Inn
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