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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for business, it was a nice comfy hotel, great price, i really liked the room- very comfy- basic breakfast included which was good for the basics- bagels, yogurts, fruit, a hot dish like eggs and sausage, oatmeal, cereal juice, tea , coffee. The staff was very nice, especially Pamela from the front desk. The gym is very... More 

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Thank Silvina108
John V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Dear Silvina108, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate your feedback. We are delighted to know that you had a great experience with your stay. We are looking forward to accommodate you again. More 

Kalispell, Montana
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155 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free parking just on the edge of downtown Calgary. The rooms are modern and they had a fantastic complimentary continental breakfast. Staff was very accommodating. I would definitely stay here again when in town.

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Thank montcowgirlup
John V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Dear montcowgirlup, We really appreciate your feedback and thank you for staying with us. We are delighted to know that you had a great stay experience. We look forward to accommodate you on your next stay. More 

Kent UK
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323 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Location perfect and easy to find, just a few blocks from MEC. Free parking and very helpful staff. Breakfast the usual. Disposable holiday inn stuff, but all good and available as a takeout. Room very quiet. Just a short walk from the c train.

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Thank PhillKentUK
John V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Dear PhillKentUK, We really appreciate your feedback and we are delighted to know that you had a great experience in your stay. We look forward to accommodate you again. More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great hotel downtown area. close to the downtown trams which are free to jump on and off in the tram. There's no bar and the pub next door is recommended but we didn't like it. The hotels rooms are large and clean and the staff were friendly. There was free onsite parking.

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Thank Janice447981
John V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Dear Janice447981, We appreciate your feedback. Thank you for staying with us and we are really glad that you had a great experience. We look forward to accommodate you again. More 

Scotts Valley CA
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271 reviews
123 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The Holiday Inn Express was the most reasonably priced hotel close to the downtown and we chose it over a few other slightly cheaper hotels that were a couple of kilometers away. And we’re glad we did ! The Holiday Inn has complimentary self-parking, which saves money right there. It was also nice to be able to walk to the... More 

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Thank JKD
Guest S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

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, Holiday Inn Express Calgary More 

Sydney, Australia
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115 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This hotel is located just one block from the Kerby train station. You can be into the middle of the city in less than 10 minutes. The hotel is just west of the city so it is also a pretty quite location. The rooms are fantastic, my room on the 4th floor was huge and also had a spa bath... More 

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Thank Robw1407
John V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Dear Robw1407, thank you for your wonderful review and for staying with us. We are really glad that you had a great experience with your stay. Your feedback is really important as this motivates us to improve more. We are looking forward to accommodate you once again. Truly Yours, Operations Manager More 

Florissant, Missouri
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124 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We chose this hotel for its location, free parking, and free breakfast! We were really impressed with how comfortable and beautiful the rooms was! The breakfast was really good and the staff very helpful! We just had to walk a short distance to the free tram, leaving our car safely in their garage. I highly recommend this HIE!!

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Thank marguerite7452
John V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Dear marguerite7452, Thank you for your review and for staying with us. We are really delighted to know that we have provided you a great experience with your stay. we look forward to accommodate you once again on your next trip to Calgary. More 

Calgary, Alberta
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great Staff.Pamela was awesome and went out of her way to make our stay great.Great location in downtown but there are a lot of homeless hanging about in the area.There is no pool at this location either.

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Thank Sandy36367
John V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Dear Pamela M., We appreciate your feedback and thank you for staying with us. We look forward to your next stay. More 

Ferndown, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Having visited Calgary a few times over the years, I have always found that I am greeted extremely well by everybody, so staying at the hotel in downtown Calgary and meeting great people was not surprising. The rooms are very well maintained and pleasant and useful with a mini kitchen. The breakfast was vast, great coffee and a fantastic selection... More 

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Thank T0nyF0rd
John V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Dear T0nyF0rd, Thank you for your wonderful review and we sure are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel and in Calgary. We look forward to your next stay. More 

Victoria, Canada
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The hotel is updated, clean and is a great value for the location and size of room. The comfort of the bed alone would warrant a great review but the rooms are very nice with separate bedroom from the living room and kitchenette. Free parking is also a great perk. I'd definitely stay here again.

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Thank J G
John V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Calgary, responded to this review

Dear J G, We really appreciate your feedback and thank you for staying with us. we are delighted to know that you had a great experience with your stay. We look forward to accommodate you again. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Holiday Inn Express & Suites Calgary Downtown. We are a newly renovated hotel (complete in Spring 2016). We offer complimentary hot buffet breakfast, parking and WiFi. We offer a variety of rooms including King, King Executive, King Jacuzzi, Two Queen, One Queen Accessible and our large Penthouse located on the 10th floor. We also offer a 24 hour business centre and fitness centre. Our staff work hard to make sure that you are always taken care of and that you feel you are home away from home. We are located just west of the downtown core, close to Stephen Avenue Mall, the CORE shopping complex, trendy 17th avenue district and only one block away from Calgary's Light Rail Transit system (where travelling downtown is complimentary). We are also located very close to many corporate offices as well as many leisure activities. Families love our hotel for the clean, modern atmosphere as well as being so close to many family friendly activities. Don't forget our free hot buffet breakfast! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Calgary

Address: 1020 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1J2, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Calgary
Price Range: $114 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Calgary 2.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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“Ask for a room away from the elevators/lifts since they are quite noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles AbbyDoo12, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask to check it for cleanliness before accepting it.”
 of 5 bubbles 40williaml, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check with hotel about renovation schedule to avoid areas/floors where that may be happening.”
 of 5 bubbles WorldTravelerTodd, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on high floor to be further away from the bar”
 of 5 bubbles fm830, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Just don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles ericdN2192HA, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
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