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Holiday Inn Lincoln - Downtown

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Waterford, MI
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54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am here this week as I have been coming here for 15 years for business trips. The current staff is always friendly, nice, attentive, and helpful. The bartender, Barb, is the best in Lincoln, NE. I have been told that this hotel is closing in 3 weeks for remodel and a new name. If they keep the same staff... More 

Thank nicemiwoman
Prescott, Arizona
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185 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Two years ago we raved about this place; not now. It's obvious that the football crowd has really done a job here. It is obvious it is in need of a major renovation. The sofa in our room was a bit worn. The furniture looked like it had been banged up a bit. Sure, it's a great location but we'll... More 

Thank Victoria M
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the Holiday Inn Lincoln - Downtown on business for about 6 weeks between August and September. The bartender in the attached Red Onion Bistro, Barb, was a highlight of the hotel stay and always had a smile for the strangers taking advantage of the free light beer and wine at the early week Happy Hour. The front... More 

Thank Matthew E
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Lincoln - Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Matthew E, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We are glad to know that you liked the service provided by Barb. However, we would like to apologize for falling below your expectations regarding our rooms, amenities and facilities. We also regret the issues you had with our internet connection. Your... More 

River Falls, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did I mention that Barb was AWESOME!!! She's great with names and even pointed out some great places to visit and hang out on a map, in addition to the Red Onion. Lincoln is a great town and a great place to visit, especially with the BEAUTIFUL fall weather we have experienced!

Thank lukerbreitenbach
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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98 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about the hotel was fine, except for the bed. I had a single king and it was like sleeping on a wooden board with a mattress pad on top. It must have been a Super Firm mattress, which is exactly what side sleepers with bad backs should not sleep on. But it was a conference so I didn't bother... More 

Thank Allison G
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Lincoln - Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Allison G, Your feedback is important and we thank you for staying with our hotel. It is good to learn that you found the location of your room to be ideal and quiet. However, we are sorry that you were not pleased with the firmness of the mattress and that you encountered difficulty with changing the settings of the... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent bartender, always upbeat, never negative vibe from her. Speedy service who makes a perfect cocktail and will pours a perfect beer. Knows all the local restaurant and provides formal info on the city. All around wonderful person and very approachable person! Thanks for a fun few weeks!!!

Thank Christi K
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Everyone is friendly. If you want to have a great time head to the bar and make sure Barb is slinging drinks! She made a long business trip stress free. Rooms are clean and well maintained everyday as well.

Thank Seth K
New Braunfels, Texas
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Stayed here for a conference. The meeting rooms were good. Hotel staff were friendly and pleasant. At breakfast at the hotel buffet and it was decent, nothing special. Never took advantage of the omelet bar. Hotel is convenient to Haymarket and downtown.

Thank Todd A
Lincolnshire, Illinois
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306 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed here for three days, a long football weekend, with sister and brother-in-law from Colorado. Decent room, clean, good mattress, OK bathroom. The hotel has the usual amenities; friendly staff. A good value for a football weekend when hotels shoot their prices skyward--the Holidiay Inn was about $100/night less than their competitors.

Thank Steve L
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Lincoln - Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Steve L, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We certainly do our utmost to make your stay comfortable and pleasant, so we are very pleased to note that you were satisfied with the cleanliness of the room received and acknowledged our friendly staff. Your comments are important to the success of our organization, as we... More 

Kearney, NE
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This location is excellent! Whether you are in town for an ever famous football weekend in Lincoln, or just there to visit during the week... great location with close proximity of lots of things to do. I was there for business, but had some free time. Great access to main roads for getting around town quickly (if that's possible in... More 

Thank Enginedear

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  • Pool
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  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
***Newly renovated interior and exterior!*** 100% non-smoking!The Holiday Inn Hotel - Lincoln Downtown is nestled in the heart of Lincoln s Historic Haymarket District and within walking distance to many of the finest restaurants and shops Lincoln has to offer. We are conveniently located near Nebraska's State Capitol, the University of Nebraska Lincoln, (home to the Cornhusker s), Wells Fargo, BNSF, State Farm, NelNet, Tenneco, Kriz Davis, Concord and the recently opened multi screen theater, The Grand. The Holiday Inn Lincoln Downtown offers all of our guests complimentary high-speed wireless Internet, an indoor pool and workout facility, and a newly opened business center. Enjoy dining in the Red Onion Restaurant and Lounge, which offers an extensive menu featuring our signature 'Stone Oven Pizza'. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Lincoln - Downtown

Address: 141 North 9th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
Region: United States > Nebraska > Lincoln
Price Range: $141 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn Lincoln - Downtown 3.5*
Number of rooms: 230
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Holiday Inn Lincoln - Downtown Hotel Lincoln
Lincoln Holiday Inn
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#9 Business Hotel in Lincoln
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