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Holiday Inn Express Onalaska (La Crosse Area)

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel. Very updated and new. We traveled here on a road trip with our 2 dogs. No additional pet fee and the room didn't smell like animals had been in it. Clean sheets, clean bathroom, clean room (thanks Jazzy!) The room had a king bed and a couch. Spacious, clean, comfortable. Logan at the front desk was great. Recommend!!!

Thank Kelsey W
Shawn M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Onalaska (La Crosse Area), responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 star review! We welcome your family back anytime! More 

Brookfield, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Spent the night here on the way to the twin Cities. Excellent hotel. Wi-Fi worked quite well. Plenty of chairs in room. Bathroom facilities all worked well. Plenty of lighting for shaving. The usual cinnamon rolls for breakfast were excellent and plenty of other choices.

Thank 376lucienv
Shawn M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Onalaska (La Crosse Area), responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Urbandale, Iowa
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Our stay at the Holiday Inn Express was perfect, doesn't get any better than that! We arrived later than anticipated, it was dark and we were hungry. Our room was ready for us, and we were ready for a room. We were able to find numerous choices for dinner. Perfect location! Staff were very nice!

Thank Jean L
Shawn M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Onalaska (La Crosse Area), responded to this review

Thank you Jean L for the review. We are honored you choose our hotel. All the best to you and your family. More 

Level Contributor
21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Spent a night here in the way to final destination. Bed is good, shower was great, breakfast is what it usually is for a Holiday Inn Express. Everything was good. Quiet room on top level. I will definitely stop by again when I come through.

Thank sophiesdadinSD
Shawn M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Onalaska (La Crosse Area), responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We appreciate your business. Be sure to come back again soon. More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The location of this hotel is great. You are walking distance to many of the restaurants and shopping. The staff that checked me in was nice as was the cleaning staff. The free breakfast was good for being a free breakfast. My bed was comfortable and clean. However this place needs some serious maintenance and upgrades. The shower head and... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Onalaska (La Crosse Area), responded to this review

Dear Lindsay C, Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am pleased to know that you found our location great, breakfast good and staff customer service at par with your expectations. On the other hand, I am sorry for the shortfalls you have encountered with regards to our... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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86 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Well we were just about ready to give up on Holiday Express because they are pretty much hit and miss as far as cleanliness and updating. Decided to get a free points night since we had enough and give them one more try. We got lucky. This was a good one. The room was very clean and updated. The sheets... More 

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Shawn M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Onalaska (La Crosse Area), responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I'm glad you chose to stay at our hotel. I'm sorry to hear you didn't like our breakfast. We certainly try to mix the options up daily. Stay here the next time you are in the area! More 

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This was our 2nd visit to this hotel and we will be back again. I booked 5 rooms at this hotel for a family get together and had to call numerous times to change or tweak the reservation and add a day and what not. Every single call I made to the front desk they were so kind and happy... More 

Thank peace1126
Shawn M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Onalaska (La Crosse Area), responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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117 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

My son and I stayed here for one night after driving all day from Michigan. This was our first stop on a road trip out west. Check in was easy, uncomplicated and the gentleman who worked the front desk was friendly. Our room was on the first floor and next to the pool. It was a large room with a... More 

Thank meganbeth4
Shawn M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Onalaska (La Crosse Area), responded to this review

Thanks for the review! It's always great to hear you and your son had a comfortable visit. Travel here again soon! More 

Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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111 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stayed one night while traveling. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room had two comfortable Queens and a sofa (but no TV in the sofa area) along with refrig and microwave and a nice clean bathroom. Breakfast had hot items, cinnamon rolls, and the usual cereals, muffins, juice etc. Room was quiet. Great visit as usual.

Thank OshkoshTraveler1
Shawn M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Onalaska (La Crosse Area), responded to this review

Thank you for the review! Come and see us again soon. More 

Georgetown, Texas
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32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

An older Holiday Inn Express, clean but dated rooms. No restaurant on site but several chain restaurants are close by, within walking distance. Upkeep on the hotel is generally good but during my stay, the single elevator went out. My room on the third floor was very inconvenient without elevator service. I didn't see much concern with fixing the elevator... More 

Thank Daytexas
Shawn M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Onalaska (La Crosse Area), responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback! We're sorry our staff on third floor missed assisting you with your luggage. It's unfortunate we were without an elevator for a few hours; however we tried hard to ensure all guests had the assistance they needed. We're glad you enjoyed the rest of our hotel. We hope to see you next time you are in... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel in the Greater LaCrosse Area. Whether corporate or leisure travel brings you to our premiere location, our friendly and professional associates are sure to make you feel appreciated and welcome. The hotel is located just minutes from the Mississippi River, historic downtown LaCrosse and UW LaCrosse. Begin your day with our Express Start Breakfast Bar featuring our signature hot cinnamon rolls, and hot breakfast items such as scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon and biscuits with gravy. All of this plus fresh brewed Smart Roast coffee, juice, cold cereal, yogurt and bagels .Our newly renovated hotel features spacious, contemporary guest rooms with complimentary high speed wireless Internet access and local phone calls. Work out in our fitness center or relax in our heated indoor swimming pool and whirlpool. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel, Onalaska is located across the street (walking distance) from TGI Fridays, all guests receive a 15% discount with room key. For those who prefer to relax and dine in, Room Service is available from TGI Friday's Nightly 5pm-10pm On site meeting accommodations for up to 40 people. Stay 'smart' when you stay at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel. Pet Friendly Hotel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Onalaska (La Crosse Area)

Address: 9409 Highway 16, Onalaska, WI 54650
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Onalaska
Price Range: $147 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Onalaska (La Crosse Area) 2.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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Holiday Inn Onalaska
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Our room had 2 queens and a pull out couch. We also had an extra table which may have been nice for a pizza or games.”
 of 5 bubbles gwade8307, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“My preference is the top floor!”
 of 5 bubbles 465rhondaw, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get a walk-in shower. Awesome with 2 showerheads. Best hotel Bathroom ever!”
 of 5 bubbles loripleas, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask what they offer for romantic visits.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisC98, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If noise from rooms above bothers you, request a room on the top floor as it seems noise travels easily between floors.”
 of 5 bubbles amys385, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
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