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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 30 May 2014

It has been a real long time since I stayed in a holiday inn property. My company put me up here for the week and wow I was like this is Holiday inn? It was much nicer than many hiltons I have stayed in! The rooms were good size and beds were awesome! Very clean and new and the breakfast...

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Matt A, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

So glad we knocked your socks off! We work hard to satisfy our corporate guests and it's always nice to hear when it is paying off. We hope to be seeing more of you and your company!

Sutherlin, Oregon
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Everything you would expect for a hotel in this price range.Nice lobby,good facilities,very comfortable rooms a good hot breakfast. The thing we noticed was the people.The staff was wonderful.Very accomodating,friendly and most happy to make us feel at home. The housekeeping staff went out of their way to work around our schedule with our dog Although ,everyone was great,we have...

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EllensburgExpress-GM, Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. Konstantine, Peg, and Johanna are some of Ellensburg's finest! With out them at the hotel, we're just not the same. We hope to see you on your next trip through Ellensburg!

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 May 2014

I stayed here for 4 nights for work. The rooms were clean and nothing was amiss. It is true it is on the strip in Ellensburg where all the hotels and chain restaurants are, but that's ok. Downtown is only a 2 minute drive. I was motivated to write this review because the hotel advertised that they did have HBO,...

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EllensburgExpress-GM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

I love Game of Thrones too! I'm glad you didn't miss that episode. I'm glad our location to downtown worked out for you. The nice thing about Ellensburg is that everything is so close. You can get to Central Washington University just as quick as any of our great antique shops!

Mercer Island, Washington
Reviewed 30 March 2014

At the risk of sounding snotty, for Ellensburg this is living. Nicely done "business traveler" suites with all the enhanced amenities. Pool, dining area, exercise room, competent staff. Sure it is located in the "freeway ghetto" off I-90 and for sure anyone who stays here is not on a "walking vacation" but the view is good from the top floor...

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EllensburgExpress-GM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

We don't think your being "snotty". Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you appreciated the rooms and amenities. We are very proud of our staff and do our best to see that our guests are comfortable when they are with us.

Poulsbo, Washington
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Close to the freeway yet quiet. Our room was clean and well kept. Better than standard free breakfast. Desk personnel were friendly and helpful. If I had to find a fault it is that there is no good restaurant within walking distance. But that's not the Motels fault

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EllensburgExpress-GM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Thank you Greg, We are proud of our rooms and our exceptional housekeeping staff that maintains them. In regards to our breakfast - stay tuned! Holiday Inn Express is unveiling a new breakfast bar across the country and we're excited to be a part of it.

Vancouver, WA
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Stayed here this past weekend. Booked using Priceline "name your price", which I recommend. Saved us over $30 per night. Rooms very clean and tastefully decorated. Beds comfortable. great pillows. Noise in the morning was moderately loud from overhead guests and in the hallway, but tolerable. The front desk staff were cheerful and helpful. Didn't use the pool or utilize...

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Belfield, North Dakota
Reviewed 1 March 2014

The property and room was pretty standard HIE. Location was good, food and gas close by, It was clean, and quite after a long day on the road. There was a cute friendly young lady who was very pleasant to visit working the front desk that night, I forgot her name by now but she was buy far the best...

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Winthrop, Washington
Reviewed 27 February 2014

This is an outstanding place to stay in Ellensburg. Newish facility, very friendly and knowledgeable staff. We stay at Holiday Inn Express a lot and this one is one of the best. Ellensburg is a very convenient place to stop in our winter travels. The Front desk folks recommended a great place for dinner and just really went out of...

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Galena, Ohio
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Nothing bad to say but plenty of good. As a business traveler, this hotel met my needs...it didn't wow me but it met all the things I was hoping it would have...it was convenient to the local area points of interest, it was clean, spacious and the front desk clerk was very cordial. Overall, it was a pleasant stay but...

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Management M, Management at Holiday Inn Express, responded to this review

Hello jadava, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We always strive to provide the best service possible, so please let us know how we can improve your next visit. We hope to see you again.

Ellensburg, Washington
Reviewed 7 January 2014

We had our family in town the weekend after Christmas. We went around to all the hotels in Ellensburg who had a pool and asked if they would let a few other family members come in and use the pool if we booked several rooms. They gave an instant answer of "absolutely". (The woman at the not so Best Western...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express® is conveniently located off Interstate 90 in the heart of the Kittitas Valley. When it comes to outdoor activities, Ellensburg is in a prime location for things like fly fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and snowmobiling. If you'd rather go shopping or see local art, historic downtown Ellensburg boasts many shops and galleries. No matter the reason for your visit, our committed staff is sure to make your stay comfortable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express

Address: 1620 S Canyon Rd, Ellensburg, WA 98926-9738
Region: United States > Washington > Ellensburg
Price Range: $160 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express 2.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Hotel Ellensburg
Holiday Inn Ellensburg
Ellensburg Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express Ellensburg
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#1 Business Hotel in Ellensburg
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