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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Staff is friendly and hotel is nice. It's in a good location and has pool, exercising equipment and hot and cold breakfast included with stay. I love the front desk staff during the day!!! Wo derful ladies and very helpful! Hotel has a business center on site.

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

It is always great to hear that my staff is helpful. We appreciate you staying with us.

Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Friendly staff greeted us upon arrival and offered an ihg welcome bonus. We changed rooms and upgraded to a suite immediately because of an unclean tub in the first room. The property’s older, but our suite was quiet, with a tub/shower combination, shower curtain, mini fridge, microwave, bar sink, desk, sofa, table/chairs, arm chair, ottoman and a squeaky mattress. The...

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Sycamore location. Our fire doors are magnetic and in case of a fire they close. Otherwise they are to remain open. We comply with all fire codes. I am glad my staff reacted quickly to any problems that arose. Thank you for sharing your thoughts we wish you safe travels.

Lexington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Stayed here for a couple of nights over the summer. Lady at front desk was very kind, also helped me with recommendations and menus for dinner delivery. The room itself was good, bathroom worked well, bed was comfy, TV got an adequate amount of channels. There is also a small fitness center. I used it, machine worked well, and there...

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We do have the bowling alley within walking distance. Though most everything at NIU and all of our local businesses are just a few minute drive from the property. I am sorry you had problems with A/c unit.

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The parking lot, lobby, breakfast area, and room were all extremely comfortable and welcoming. I never had any issue with my room key or accessing the building. My room key reader did have to have the batteries replaced on the 3rd day but it was a quick 5 minute jaunt downstairs and it was all taken care of for me...

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. I am glad the staff was helpful and responsive to your needs. We hope your future travels will bring you back to the area.

Saint Charles, Missouri
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We reserved a room online and it showed 1 king bed. When we arrived the lady checking us in saw our 2 kids and asked if we'd like a room with 3 queen beds- yes please! Very pleasant surprise. The room was spotless. Beds were very comfortable & each bed had a variety of pillows from soft to firm. Our...

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I am glad my staff was able to offer a more suitable room for your family. I am happy you enjoyed your stay. Your kindness reinforces to my staff that they are doing things right. We hope you will continue to stay with us whenever you are in the area. Safe travels and we...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is an older 2 story hotel. We had a corner room on the ground floor. It was clean and quiet. We had a problem with the lights in the bathroom. Front desk clerk brought us a lamp. As luck would have it, we found a reset button that fixed the problem. She still arranged for maintenance to check on...

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

I am sorry that you had a problem with the lights in your room. I am glad that my front desk offered a solution and offered for maintenance to follow up. I do agree that at times the breakfast area gets a little tight. We do try to open the meeting room when possible to handle the overflow of people....

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay, friendly, helpful staff at the front desk, clean room which was well equipped with a refrigerator microwave flat screen TV and Keurig coffee machine, quiet, plenty to choose from in the breakfast area, small pool but it was advertised that way. Would stay again.

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will stay with us whenever you are in the Sycamore/DeKalb Area. Safe Travels.

Beecher, IL
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Our team was in for a tournament and we decided to splurge a little and pay for the Holiday Inn Express. In hindsight, I wish we had opted for a cheaper hotel. The room that we ended up paying over $170 for was three queens in a row - not much of a suite. We had the evening free after...

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

I am sorry you were disappointed with your stay. We do have pictures on the website showing what the rooms look like. The three queens is more of a specialty room as it allows a larger family enough sleeping space without having to reserve 2 rooms. I am sorry that my front desk did not give a better response. We...

Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Very clean hotel. The staff is wonderful and friendly. They remember you and are always ready to help you with anything. One of my favorite and go to hotels! I always choose to stay here when in the area.

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

You are the reason we love our jobs. Our guest give us a reason to come to work every day. We are happy to be your go to hotel when in Sycamore.

South Barrington, Illinois
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

See pictures below for concerns. Chair had torn arms and permanently mounted base digs into rug and won't slide. Several tears in room wallpaper. Set up of refrigerator and microwave blocks the television. An easy fix to put on other side but did not happen. Overall everything else is fine with nice room amenities including Keurig coffee maker. Pool was...

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

We appreciate you sharing your thoughts about your recent stay. I apologize that their were some issues with the room. Our pool is always at 84 degrees but because of the window and desert air the temperature at times will seem to be colder. I hope you will continue to stay with Holiday Inn Express Brand hotels on future travels.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express in Sycamore! Our hotel is only 5 minutes from Northern Illinois University and 10 minutes from the Convocation Center. We offer 69 freshly renovated rooms, two of which have 3 queen beds! These rooms are popular with families. All of our suites offer a microwave and refrigerator making them perfect for extended stays. Hauser Ross and Kishwaukee Community Hospital are within one mile of the hotel. We are a short distance from Monsanto, 3M, Target Distribution Center and Engineered Storage Products. We are an hour and 19 minutes from Midway Airport and 1 hour from O'Hare Airport. We are close enough to Chicago for a day trip to the city but far enough away for you to enjoy DeKalb and Sycamore's small town charm.Come try our hot Smart Start Breakfast Bar! Whether you are visiting a family member at N.I.U or preparing for a meeting, you will leave the Holiday Inn Express in Sycamore feeling ready, refreshed and relaxed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Sycamore

Address: 1935 Dekalb Ave, Sycamore, IL 60178
Region: United States > Illinois > Sycamore
Price Range: $189 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Sycamore 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Holiday Inn Express Sycamore Dekalb Hotel Sycamore
Holiday Inn Sycamore
Sycamore Holiday Inn
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“Prefer the third floor, not near highway.”
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 of 5 bubbles Ey_Vee_H, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
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