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Holiday Inn Santee

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Welcome to Santee South Carolina Golfers Paradise! Surrounded by history and beauty, the Holiday Inn Hotel Santee, provides you with Southern charm in a contemporary facility, conveniently located in the heart of Santee Cooper Country, off I-95, half way between Miami & New York, and: Charleston - 67 Mi Columbia - 59 Mi Florence - 69 Mi Hilton Head - 119 Mi Savannah GA - 109 Mi When staying at the Holiday Inn Santee you can enjoy year-round fishing at Lake Marion, home of the landlocked stripe bass, as well as, excellent hunting in the prime fields and woodlands. A paradise to both the Corporate and Leisure traveler, the hotel offers 84 spacious rooms designed to make your stay comfortable and productive. Our state of the art guestrooms are designed to meet the needs of the high-tech traveler, offering complimentary high-speed Internet access, 27 LCD flat screen televisions workstations, and more. Join us for cocktails in our lounge and dine in Kem s Cafe, featuring American comfort foods. During your stay, take time to relax in our indoor pool, the fitness and business center. We specialize in corporate meetings, weddings, banquets or any special event. Our meeting rooms are equipped with wireless and Ethernet Internet access. Our excellent staff and service will keep you coming back so come and discover the newest treasure of the Low Country! Pet Friendly-$20 Fee per day per pet 25 lbs.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Check in and check out staff friendly, great breakfast bar and friendly and helpful lady taking care of it. Staff recommend a local Italian place that delivered for dinner, very good choice! Room clean, only major draw back is that rooms are interior and have a large gap under
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Response from HotelStaff S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Santee
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your review!
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We had an unpleasant experience at the HInn in Santee, SC Jan 16, 2019. We were misled about the rate at this motel, plus the AAA discount. We will just not stay there again, and will advise our friends not to. The young lady was totally non-empathetic and incredibly stern. I'd
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Santee
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello Bluezkat, Thank you for leaving us your review and for making us a part your visit here in Santee. We are grateful that you've chosen the Holiday Inn to host you. As always, we wanted nothing more but to ensure your experience turn as positive as possible. Though it made me smile that you gave us a 'perfect 5' in terms of how great your sleep was and convenient our location is, I'm sorry to leave you hesitant in coming back to us next time. I understand that you were bummed with the room rate and how you felt our staff did her best to help. I'm sorry that this stay didn't go as perfectly as planned, Bluezkat. Don't worry, I took the necessary steps to ensure our management gets to read your post and be discussed amongst all concerned staff. We are always on the lookout for ways to make your experience memorable. Reviews such as this goes a long way in identifying areas where we can improve. I also dropped a message via your inbox to further talk about your review. We may not have gotten off the right foot but I'm positive to make it better for your next stay. Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay with us. Best regards, Frank A. Case Manager IHGService
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Family member stopped here and was told confirmed reservation would not be honored. When questioned why???, told leave or police will be called. Still charged for stay and had to contact corporate who said they can't charge you if you didn't stay so have to fight for refund.
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Santee
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello wilsone8, I'm concerned to learn about your family member's troubles with the reservation and that we missed the mark in terms of service level. Thanks for bringing this to attention and considering to stay with us. This is shared with the management and I also sent you a private message to get more information. Regards, Jillian I Case Manager IHGService
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We stayed there on an two day trip to Disney. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Staff was very pleasant. There is an indoor pool. The overall hotel was well maintained and cleaned regularly. Easy on/off Rte 95.
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What an amazing place to stay! Pet friendly and quiet! Rooms are so clean, beds comfortable, tv was new and so many channels to choose from! There’s a restaurant available off the lobby. Reasonable prices. All the staff is so friendly and respectful. Definitely will return.
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I am not sure. It maybe possible. If you are using the trip advisor app you can type in Santee, South Carolina and look for reception halls, or other restaurants that take reservations. I did enjoy The Captain's Quarters. If you aware coming to the souther US from the U.K. In late August, PLEASE stop and buy strong sun screen and mosquito repellent. I hope you enjoy the eclipse!
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I don't know how to answer this but I do know if I were in your shoes, I'd be talking to the GM directly at the hotel and if I got no satisfaction there, I'd contact corporate! That's the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard! Now depending on how early you want to check in, I'd possibly just rent for an extra night and do check in for one day earlier! Good luck! (And update please, because how your situation is handled could certainly affect my staying there again!)
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pet friendly
Yupper, for a minimal fee...decent location for a quick walk as well
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"Check quoted rate carefully upon check in. Misleading."
"Don't count on reservation being honored"
"End rooms are best."
"we had a pet and I believe all pets are on the 4th floor which I heard was not best for dog lovers"
"Stayed on the fourth floor which was quiet"
USD 148 - USD 214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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