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Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I would give ZERO rating if I could. I have never stayed somewhere worse than this. Other then the friendly front desk staff, there are no redeeming qualities to this hotel. The pool only has a handful of chairs and the pool towels are literally the size of wash cloths. The "gym" is three machines squished into a very small...

Thank Jessabelll
Audrey T, Front Desk Clerk at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

First and foremost, Jessabell, we are very appreciative that you took the time to give us feedback on your stay. We take any criticisms very seriously and will be sure to look further into the particular situations that you felt made your stay unfavorable and make changes where we can. We apologize profusely for the inconvenience of not receiving the...

Poughkeepsie, New York
Reviewed 29 June 2016

What a fantastic experience. Hotel staff were top notch. Clean, staff friendly and convenient to 85 and 40. If you need a hotel in the area this is the place to stay. it is tucked away behind McDonalds but right off the highway. I will definitely recommend this Hotel to family/friends. Their handicap rooms are excellent for walker or wheelchair...

Thank stsimeon2
Audrey T, Front Desk Clerk at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Thank you so much, stsimeon2, for such a gracious review. We're ecstatic that you were so pleased with your stay. We're happy to know that our staff could make your stay as comfortable as possible, and that we could provide a handicap room that fitted your needs well. Please don't hesitate to visit us again in the near future!

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Clean, nice, well run. Get good directions, the signage is hard to spot. The staff was friendly and the breakfast was fine. The hotel is very quiet on a hilltop next to the interstate. The sign at the road for the hotel is small but findable if you keep an eye out.

Thank James C
Audrey T, Front Desk Clerk at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Thank you, James C, for your spectacular review. We truly appreciate your positive feedback! We're glad you enjoyed our breakfast and had a good experience with our staff. Please come visit again soon, especially now that you've tracked our location down!

Ocean View, Delaware
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were enroute home from Florida and stayed here 1 night. I am a Spire a Royal Ambassador member and stay at IHG properties ~150 nights per year. The property is not good. It is supposedly refurbished but maybe Moe, Larry and Curly were the contractors. It was genuinely a cover over of previous bad workmanship. Wallpaper...

Thank Gary A
Audrey T, Front Desk Clerk at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

First and foremost, Gary A, we appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback. We take each bit of criticism and tips very seriously and consider each point to help us improve in the future. We apologize that you did not enjoy your stay. We will look into particular areas of our building to improve on as you suggested....

Meridian, Mississippi
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

My sisters and I stay here once a year to visit family. The rooms are a generous size. The beds are comfortable. The breakfast is okay - typical of a hotel in this price range. The hotel is very clean. The staff is helpful and accommodating. The owners are nice and are on premise daily so they keep a good...

Thank Ginny W
Audrey T, Front Desk Clerk at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Ginny W., thank you for your kind and thoughtful review. We're pleased that our hotel has consistently met your standards over the past few years and look forward to your many future stays!

Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Mattress and pillows were superb! Hey, I'm 67, it's important! Location was good, staff was friendly and attentive, room was clean. Only 2 negatives, towels were good quality but scratchy (change detergent?) and ask for a room on parking lot side (I85 is noisy).

Thank Ken C
Audrey T, Front Desk Clerk at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Ken C, we truly appreciate your feedback and are especially glad you find the beds as comfortable as we do (We agree, it is important!). Thank you also for the few tips. We willll be sure to look into our detergent and will try to pick a room across from the highway for you next time you visit. Thanks again!

Bluffton, South Carolina
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Two instances where the staff went out of their way to be extra helpful. I booked a handicapped accessible room with a roll-in shower. I was not in a wheelchair so I needed a shower seat. The new front desk person came up with one after calling her manager at home. The next morning my wife wanted some ice for...

Thank Dave S
Audrey T, Front Desk Clerk at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Dave S, thank you so much for your kind response. We're glad our staff could do a little extra to make your stay more convenient and comfortable. I'll make sure to personally pass your gratitude along to those that helped you. We look forward to your future stays with us. There are plenty of cinnamon rolls waiting!

Rose Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

What a nice hotel. The area is quaint & the hotel is up a little hill secluded from the town. Large parking lot. Very clean rooms. Staff are great - friendly & accommodating & professional. Safe environment which is very important to me as I travel for work. I had made reservations @ another chain closer to where I was...

Thank kittykash123
Audrey T, Front Desk Clerk at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

kittykash123, we're overjoyed that you were so pleased with your stay with us! Your thoughtful review means so much to us. Although we're sorry you had to deal with the inconvenience of your previous hotel losing power, we can't say we're upset you came to us! I'll make sure personally pass on your compliments to the morning staff as well....

Concord, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

This location easily meets the standards expected of a Holiday Inn Express. Internet was good and all other aspects were pleasing. Staff and Management were very eager to adapt to my needs and made my stay comfortable and relaxing which was what I needed since I was traveling for business. I will stay here again.

Thank Tellis9184
Audrey T, Front Desk Clerk at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Tellis9184, we're thrilled that our hotel and staff could meet your needs on your business trip! We appreciate your feedback and look forward to your next stay.

Simpsonville, South Carolina
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We met family here for an overnight stay. The hotel was clean. The staff friendly and the location was very convenient to the interstate. There are not a lot of great food options immediately nearby but there are fast food type places withing a mile or two.They had a nice continetal breakfast but we had other plans so didn't get...

Thank 1steverobin1
Audrey T, Front Desk Clerk at Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough, responded to this review

Thank you, 1steverobin1, for your thoughtful feedback and kind review! We're glad our hotel's location was convenient for your travel plans to see family. Hopefully next time you can spend more time with us and explore Hillsborough more. Historic downtown is less than 2 miles away and is full of delicious, inexpensive restaurants. We look forward to then!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough Hotel! Our hotel is conveniently located off I-85 and I-40 in a small town that is rich with history. While you are visiting with us in Hillsborough, either on business or pleasure, enjoy some of our various hotel amenities and let our staff assist you with suggestions and directions to our most popular tourist attractions and local companies. Here on Business? Our hotel has complimentary High Speed Wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. We offer a deluxe breakfast bar to get your day started and a cardio room to help you stay healthy. We are located near the following: Research Triangle Park, Duke Hospital, UNC Hospital, Euro Sports, General Electric, Vietri, Thale Construction and Roxboro/Mayo Power Plants. Here on Leisure? Choose from one of our spacious rooms or suites and relax by our outdoor pool during the warmer seasons. We are located near the following attractions: Triangle Sports Plex, Durham Bulls, Dean Smith Center, University of Chapel Hill, Duke University, Duke Chapel, the Dickerson House, and the Colonial Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough

Address: 202 Cardinal Dr, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2176
Region: United States > North Carolina > Hillsborough
Price Range: $149 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough 2.5*
Number of rooms: 83
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Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough (Durham Area Hotel Hillsborough
Holiday Inn Hillsborough
Hillsborough Holiday Inn
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“Best view is probably on the front of the hotel”
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“n/a only stayed the one night. It is off the road so all the rooms are quiet”
FrancisK447, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“handicap rooms are excellent”
stsimeon2, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Parking lot side must be quieter.”
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“make sure they honor the rate you book.”
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