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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking to stay near the downtown for a good price, this is a great option. Within walking distance of most amenities including a shopping mall and the CTrain station. Quite small and nothing fancy, but the hotel is modern, clean and offers amenities like free breakfast and free parking, which in and of itself gives this hotel a...

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

Dear David, Thank you for taking time to review our property and we are delighted that you liked your stay despite the unwanted incident of having you bike stolen. We would really love to help you further regarding the incident however best thing that we can advise you at that very instance is to report the stolen item directly to...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The complimentary breakfast was way above par, had a pancake machine, yogurt, fresh pastries, muffins, you name it. Water pressure in shower was amazing. Avoid the dive bar next door, it's kind of rough, mostly people drinking away their govt checks. Nice fitness room, has a coin-op laundry. Internet at my end of the floor went down one night and...

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

Dear Valued Guest, We really appreciate your feedback and thank you for staying with us. We are really glad that we have provided you a great stay experience. We look forward to accommodate you again.

Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Good location, though not that close to Chinatown, good breakfast, friendly staff, big clean room. free WiFi and parking, the computer & internet access were very helpful - handy for online check-in, pretty much what we were looking for a hotel stay.

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Been there for work. It was a bit more walk to downtown than what I thought but still not too far. Reasonable price for the city. Breakfasts are included and are fine if you stick with cereals and toasts. I did not really like the hot breakfast. The service was excellent. The girl at the front desk made me laugh...

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

Dear JuDore, Thank you for taking time to give us a review, we really value your feedback. We are delighted to know that you had a great stay experience and specially with the service of our staff. We look forward to accommodate you again.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I stayed there for four days, the hotel is located downtown 8th avenue.There are no one to help you with your luggage, thanks to the nice man at reception who helped me with mine.My room was on the 6th floor next to the elevator, the room is big enough with two queen beds and a space with a desk, microwave,...

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

Dear Salmsh, We are really glad that you had a great stay experience. We pride ourselves on providing great service to all our guests. Thank you for a wonderful review, we value your feedback. We look forward to accommodate you again.

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The room was clean, fresh and modern. Price was right. The staff working at the desk were very friendly. The only issue we had was the truck not fitting in the underground parkade, even though it had the same posted height restriction as the outdoor parking where the truck did fit. Would stay again for sure.

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

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

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Located near downtown Calgary, easy walking distance. Staff very friendly and helpful. Room modern, bed comfortable. Keurig machine in room. Free wifi. Continental breakfast included.Free parking. Rate very reasonable, with a small discount for AAA/CAA members. Will definately stay here again when in Calgary.

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

Dear Thomas M, We really value your feedback and thank you for staying with us. We are delighted that you had a great experience with your stay. We look forward to accommodate you again on your next visit to Calgary.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 November 2016

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...

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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.

Kalispell, Montana
Reviewed 7 November 2016

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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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.

Kent UK
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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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.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: $137 - $232 (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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“Decent view from 6th floor”
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“South rooms have excellent view of sunrise and mountains, north rooms see a parking lot”
Scott-from-Texas, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“std room is good enough.”
MarcLiu1950, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the elevators/lifts since they are quite noisy.”
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