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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Holiday Inn is very conveniently located near the airport, Churchill Downs and University of Louisville with easy access to highways and downtown. The property looks new or recently remodeled and it is well kept. The staff was always courteous and attentive. The restaurant was fine, but not great. It was surprising that breakfast was not included with the room....

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was convenient because I was tired of driving! The rooms were decent but a little dirty and had a hole in the wall and some lamp shades were torn (room 417) it was a cold night and the heat wouldn't cut on. I would stay here maybe for a louisville football game but wasn't the nicest holiday inn...

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Ojai, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a stay here thinking it was with in walking distance to the expo convention center it's a 20 min drive and they do not offer shuttle service. The only food establishments close by are a subway. The hotel has recently been remodeled rooms were clean and the staff was pleasant and helpful . Guess my only gripe is...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Dear mikecrocker, Thank you for writing a review on our hotel. Our goal is to deliver exceptional service and comfortable accommodations, and it is nice to read that you were satisfied with the newly remodeled rooms, and acknowledged our pleasant and helpful staff. However, we regret if the distance of the Expo Center from the hotel let down your stay....

Reviewed 24 December 2016

I was on a business trip to Louisville for a 5 night stay. My corporate travel office chose this location apparently based on price only. They did not take in consideration 2 important features of this property, one being its proximity to Runway 17R (UPS) at Louisville Int'l Airport. The flightpath was directly between the front of the hotel and...

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HolidayInnSDF, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking time to write a review. We are an Airport property and planes do come and go all the time, I am so sorry this disturbed your stay. We did have construction in our kitchen last week, I am so sorry for the inconvenience. I am glad you found the room...

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, France
Reviewed 31 October 2016

was there 10/28-29/2016 when we entered the woman at the desk didn't act like she saw us just continued talking on the phone put the wrong room number on the key card so I had to go back down no tea in room not everyone drinks coffee ask if they had military discount said she would check never came back...

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HolidayInnSDF, Manager at Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to provide feedback on your recent stay with us. I am very sorry to hear that you did not have an enjoyable stay. I have taken your issues to the appropriate department heads to ensure this does not happen again in the future.

Southaven, Mississippi
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Received a great reception by the Supervisor. Property is very clean inside and out. Room is very clean with all of the expected amenities. TV is in HD, with a great channel selection. Bed is very comfortable and clean sheets.

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HolidayInnSDF, Manager at Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review. We are very happy to hear about your experience. Please come see us again!

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This hotel has a really good location for U of L football games, or for Churchill Downs, and when you enter it doesn't appear to be very old, but immediately you begin to notice the wear and tear. The lobby furniture is wear-worn in places. Our rooms curtains were torn to shreds in places, the TV did not work well....

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Dear Dee W, Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. Allow me to apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced due to some of our room amenities and the overall level of service you have received. We always strive to provide our guests with comfortable as well as...

south bend, Indiana
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Nice hotel. Stayed here for a weekend for a Louisville Cardinals vs. Florida State football game. Excellent location from stadium. Room was nice for a weekend stay. They did not clean our room, and did find a stain on the carpet. TV remote did not work. We called and they did not come, so I fixed myself, no big deal....

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Where do I even start? I stayed here over Labor day with my husband and 3 children. For starters, when we got to our room there was black specks all over the beds. The coffee pot was filthy dirty. One of the curtains had a huge whole in it. There was feces found in the pool where my 4, 8...

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HolidayInnSDF, General Manager at Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Hello, I want to thank you for staying with us at the Holiday Inn Louisville Airport Fair and Expo Center and taking the time to provide us valuable feedback. I have read your comments and taken them to the maintenance and housekeeping departments. On behalf on my entire staff, I would like to apologize for not meeting your, or my,...

Chattanooga,TN
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Walked in room and immediately noticed stained carpet. T.V. did not work. While shuttle driver was trying to fix t.v., I saw a bug drop from the can light onto the floor. Bug will not be a witness.This is all happening at midnight. Very disappointed in Holiday Inn. And no breakfast!

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Dear sanbgro, Thank you so much for staying with us and taking the time to leave us your feedback. Your comments are highly valuable to us and will assist us in our continuous efforts to maintain and improve the service level we aim for. I can assure you that your comfort and satisfaction are of utmost importance to us and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to One of the Best of Louisville Airport Hotels! Set in the heart of Louisville's convention, sports and airport districts, the newly built, smoke free Holiday Inn Hotel at Louisville Airport - Fair / Expo has an ideal location. We're less than a mile from the Louisville International Airport (SDF) and near the attractions and businesses of Louisville, KY. Our hotel is a few miles from attractions like Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom and the world-famous Churchill Downs & Kentucky Derby Museum. You can spend the day cheering for the University of Louisville's Cardinals at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium or visiting Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center across the street from our hotel. The Louisville Zoo and local parks are just a few miles away. Business travelers benefit from our hotel's location near the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center, UPS, Ford, Brown & Williams, Louisville Naval Ordnance Station, the University of Louisville and other businesses in Louisville. Lodging here gives you access to our 1,892 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space and a 24-hour business center. Our exceptional hotel in Louisville features Kem's Cafe & Lounge, an indoor, heated pool and a 24-hour fitness center. For a well-appointed room with free high-speed Internet access, triple-sheeted bedding, a 32-inch LCD HDTV, a large work area, a microwave and a refrigerator, call our Louisville, KY hotel today to reserve a room for your next stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo Center

Address: 447 Farmington Ave, Louisville, KY 40209
Region: United States > Kentucky > Louisville > Fairgrounds , South Side
Price Range: $166 - $511 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo Center 3*
Number of rooms: 106
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#34 Business Hotel in Louisville
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“Ask for views of UofL's Papa John's Stadium and Churchill Downs.”
 of 5 bubbles ThatLeland, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an odd numbered room facing away from the stadium if you want a quieter stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 201haroldb, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles christophercZ202ZX, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“One without mold!”
 of 5 bubbles 739sandil, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“I only stayed in one....so I cannot speak to the other rooms. The room I had was wonderful!!”
 of 5 bubbles 450ermym, 13 Nov 2015 | Read review
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