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Holiday Inn Express Sycamore

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Beecher, IL
Reviewed 8 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...

Thank Brian B
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.

Thank Sally D
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...

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.

Dekalb IL
Reviewed 4 February 2016

This is our first choice in Sycamore, IL. Staff is friendly and helpful Hotel is always clean. Breakfast is refreshed and stock often. We stayed here while my mother in law was in the hospital and the staff always asked how she was doing. When she passed. They informed us they had a funeral rate available. Caring and clean.

Thank redwife21
Gilmer, Texas
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

So it's a typical HI-Express, but not all have the same amenities. This hotel offers smoking rooms. Also has a fridge in the rooms with a normal coffee pot, not one of those tiny ones that take the litte single serve packets( I bring my own coffee on business trips). I hate those things. And has a microwave. The only...

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

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. In the future I would suggest to ask the desk for a fan as we have some for guest use. Like you a lot of people like that low hum for ambient noise. We hope you continue to choose to stay with us whenever you are in the Dekalb/ Sycamore area....

Indianapolis, IN
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Sycamore for a cheer competition event. The room was a King Suite, which included a king bed and a fold out sofa in a separate area. The room was around $130 and that was with the group discount. You can tell the hotel was renovated a while back, but it was done...

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

We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. I am having maintenance go through the room and check to make sure that all problems are addressed. My staff understands you have a choice of where to stay and are happy when you choose us. They do their best to welcome and serve you.

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We arrived early on 8/15 (due to time difference) and needed to get into our room ASAP to get ready for a wedding. The front desk clerk was able to get us in earlier in a room that had just been cleaned. She also recommended a great place to eat down the road (Portillo's=AWESOME). We noticed shortly after getting into...

1Thank Catdog71
SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

We are glad we were able to accommodate you with an early check in. We do our best to accommodate our guests however we can. We are inspired by your kind words. Our breakfast has become very popular and this creates a challenge for us. We try to open the meeting room for overflow whenever possible.

Winnetka, Illinois
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Stayed here over Memorial Day weekend for a local family reunion. We were in a non-smoking king suite room next to the elevator. The Good: the woman who greeted us at check-in was very nice. Though the hotel was totally booked full due to a wedding, it was very quiet inside our room. The AC unit was probably the quietest...

2Thank RileyB196
Cary, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Had a chance to visit my Graduate school alma mater - Northern Illinois University. It was great to be back at NIU 4/30 w/ President Baker, Provost Freeman, Dean Schoenbachler, Professor Carrell & Vazquez - stayed at the Holiday Inn Express - great location and close to several great places to eat. Full breakfast and very friendly staff

Thank Fields J
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 3 April 2015

The pool was freezing. It was 74 degrees and should be at 84. The staff was aware but, did not tell us upon check in. We were in town to visit family and swim and visit by pool. The part needed was scheduled to arrive the day we checked out. Otherwise the staff behind front desk were very nice and...

Thank stacey2216
SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

We apologize we did not notify you at check in as we had just found out the day you checked in. We were working on it and hoping to have it resolved quickly. This was an unforeseen problem and we hope the gift certificate and room upgrade that we gave you helped. We do our best to correct problems and...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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 60178-3107
Region: United States > Illinois > Sycamore
Price Range: $172 - $230 (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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Sycamore Holiday Inn
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“Prefer the third floor, not near highway.”
tedkirby, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor was absolutely silent at night. I never had a noise pollution issue up there!”
Ey_Vee_H, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Do not take room with fold out couch expecting a good night's sleep”
ArmenianGypsy, 14 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Rooms towards the back of the hotel will likely be quieter, as they are away from the highway.”
smontague2868, 28 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Nothing I can think of, it was perfect!”
Pam20111, 20 May 2014 | Read review
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