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Holiday Inn Express Winchester South

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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Winchester, VA South. Located off interstate 81 in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, the hotel is nestled next to the scenic town of Stephens City, VA. Check out our upgraded guest rooms offering new mattresses, bedding, interior design package, 32 inch flat screen tvs with HD content, upgraded wireless high speed internet, microwaves, and refrigerators. The Holiday Inn Express, Winchester, VA South satisfies the lodging needs for both the business and leisure travelers. Located minutes from Stowe Woodward, Thermo Fisher Scientific, DuPont, Carmeuse Lime and Stone, and Dominion Front Royal Power Plant, the Holiday Inn Express is the hotel for the traveling business professional in need of quick and easy access to Interstate 81 as well as US Route 11 and Route 522. Need to take a break? Settled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains near the entrance of Skyline Drive, start off your morning with our complimentary Express Start hot breakfast and visit Cedar Creek battlefield and enjoy the Civil War heritage of the Shenandoah Valley. Not into history? Take a dip in our outdoor swimming pool or take advantage of one of the five golf courses only minutes from the property. With over 100 attractions near the hotel the Holiday Inn Express Winchester, VA South can become your vacation headquarters.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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I will give the good part first - breakfast was amazing - the scrambled eggs were fluffy and the bacon was crisp; I even enjoyed the rich coffee. The breakfast area was well cared for and cheerful. The mattresses were 6 inches thick, nothing posh about them and they were not
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Winchester South
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Robert R, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. I am glad that you enjoyed the breakfast options offered. Thank you as well for the high rating that you gave us in terms of service. I am sorry for not meeting your expectations when it comes to the room received and the mattress provided. Our guest's comfort remains a priority and I regret letting you feel otherwise. I have taken note of your valuable comments and will use these to monitor and improve the quality of services we offer to our guests. Again, thank you for your feedback and for choosing us for your lodging needs. Sincerely, Ingrid V. Case Manager IHGService
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When we walked into the room, you could smell mold and mildew. We were tired so we made a bad decision to stay. The a/c was old and rattled. I killed a centipede in the bathroom during the night. The tv/cable kept flicking off. But the reason I am posting is there was NO hot
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Winchester South
Responded 10 Nov 2018
Hi Orlanta, Thank you for the honest feedback. I am very sorry about the problems you had with the room smell, the air conditioning, and the unavailability of hot water just to name a few. I understand that these issues were a hassle for you and this should not have been the case. I will let our management team know about your comments for improvements. Again, thank you for the review and for staying with us. I hope that you would still consider staying with us again in the future. If you want to discuss further, feel free to send us a private message anytime. Mike F. Case Manager IHGService
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We spent the night here on our way home from a hellish trip on the Auto Train. The front desk was a little slow but pleasant. The room was good size with comfortable bed and a quiet location, near but not on the Interstate. Breakfast was HIE standard; you like it or you don't (I
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This hotel experience was one of the worst I have ever had. From the moment I walked down the hall to my room I knew something was very wrong. The hall had a distinct “funky” smell and it was obvious a copious amount of room deodorizer was sprayed in the room. I put the air on
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Winchester South
Responded 6 Nov 2018
Hello Louis J, We take pride in always providing our guests with stays that are nothing short of remarkable. After reading your review, I'm very concerned that we weren't able to deliver the fresh and updated room that we're known for. I also recognize the plumbing and maintenance issues in your en suite bathroom. For these, I'm very sorry, and this is certainly not what we want for any of our guests. I shared your concerns with our General Manager and Housekeeping Supervisor for immediate action on these. I also sent you a private message to get your reservation details, and I look forward to hearing back from you. Thanks for choosing us and sharing your concerns. We value your input and would love a chance to make it up to you. Safe travels, Gian M Case Manager IHGService
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Two couple stayed one the night with two different room. Both rooms were clean and bright. Breakfast in the morning was decent and filling. We enjoyed our stay there and had no difficulty or felt uncomfortable in any way. A nice Italian restaurant is walking distance called Roma
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All Holiday Inns and Hampton Inns can be pre-paid. It will be held all evening for you. However, you cannot cancel it if you decide you cannot make it.
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Are there smokin rooms available? Thank you. Janie
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Are you referring to Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park VA? If so, it is doable from here but may not be the closest accommodations. If you are referring to a hiking trail, I am not familiar with one by that name and can not answer. The Holiday Inn Express in question is a very nice stop over no matter your destination. Be sure to dine at Roma Casual Italian & Greek Dining just around the corner. Great food and service and a 10% discount for guests from the Holiday Inn.
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"Have low expectations when staying here."
"Upper floors away from smoking station."
"All rooms open to interior. All should be very quiet."
""call ahead of your arrival, request the amenities that you'd prefer.""
"We needed a handicap & room 101 was good but it was right beside laundry room and housekeepings room which was noisy."
US$ 76 - US$ 109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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