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Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center

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3005 Linden Dr, Bristol, VA 24202-5960
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  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 20-11-20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#7 of 17 hotels in Bristol
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Welcome to the newly renovated Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center! The hotel is centrally located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in Bristol, VA where Northeast Tennessee meets Virginia's Southwestern border at exit 7 on I-81. During your stay you can enjoy an evening of entertainment at the Barter Theatre, or if you prefer life in the fast lane, race over to Bristol Motor Speedway and Thunder Valley Dragway located in Bristol, TN. Whether your visit is for business or pleasure, the Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center is ready to serve you! Our award winning hotel features 226 guest rooms including 16 concierge suites, 2 presidential suites, and a honeymoon suite. The Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center offers Bristol's largest banquet and meeting room facilities - perfect for social gatherings or business conferences. Enjoy a delicious meal in our on-site restaurant or sit back and relax in our casual atmosphere lounge with big screen televisions showing popular sporting events.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Wifi
Hot bath
Outdoor pool
Karaoke
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Bridal suite
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Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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USTrvlr12 wrote a review Mar. 2021
Bentonville, Arkansas205 contributions51 helpful votes
Stayed here one night traveling through. The hotel is dog friendly which is why we chose this hotel. Unfortunately we stopped and stayed during race weekend so one night was over $250 with tax. I would never dream to pay that amount of money for this hotel but we were stuck without many options. The location is nice since there are lots of restaurants close by and the area for pets out front is great. The “renovations” that they’ve apparently been doing for a while based on other reviews do not look complete- which is a little shocking to say the least. The hotel room itself was ok. Definitely not the cleanest hotel we’ve ever stayed in and at $250, I expected it to be well kept! We were high enough up we didn’t hear much noise from the highway. This hotel isn’t worth more than $100-$125 a night and unfortunately we got caught during a high demand weekend.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 6 days ago
Hello USTrvlr12, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback about your stay at our hotel. Complete guest satisfaction is our topmost priority and it seems that it didn't happen this time. I'm sorry to hear that you find the upkeep of the room unsatisfactory. I recognized your sentiments about the ongoing renovation of the facility made an impact on your experience. I shared this with our hotel management along with your comments regarding the room rates. Trust that all you've pointed out will be looked into to ensure better service. On a lighter note, we're glad to hear that you recognized our hotel being pet friendly and our location convenient! We're grateful to have you as one of our valued guests. I hope you'll consider us again in your future visits to the area! Safe travels, Jomar M. Case Manager IHGService
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Rainbowtravel64 wrote a review Nov. 2020
New Orleans, Louisiana39 contributions21 helpful votes
After a long day traveling in our RV, we opted to spend the evening in a hotel to get a good nights sleep before another long drive the next day. What a joke. Room 614 overlooks the interstate. Unless you sleep with earplugs, don’t stay on the backside of this hotel. I don’t know if you can hear the truck traffic from the front rooms, but we could have slept in our RV in a rest area and heard the exact same noise. Clean, check in was smooth, but not worth the money to stay here. Before you ask why we didn’t move rooms, after traveling 9 hours we just wanted to sleep. Heat was on in room and until the room came up to temperature, you couldn’t hear the traffic. Once heater turned off, all you could here was highway traffic. I inquired about occupancy rate at check out and was told 25%. If 3/4 of your rooms are empty, why not put guests as far away from a major interstate, as possible? Very disappointed.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded Dec. 4, 2020
Hi Rainbowtravel64, I appreciate you taking the time of the day to share your feedback with us. It’s good to know our clean room and the smooth check-in process exceeded your travel expectations. I was concerned by your comments about the noise issues, and I recognize how this made your stay disappointing. We are committed to making every possible effort to provide a tranquil lodging experience. Any feedback on where we could improve is always welcome. I have shared your comments with the hotel management as a reference to enhance the aspect of soundproofing and service improvement. Your feedback is valued, and I hope you decide to give us another chance for a future stay and change your mind about us. Warmest regards, Zel N. Case Manager IHGService
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Susan G wrote a review Oct. 2020
9 contributions7 helpful votes
Hotel is undergoing renovations but right now It is just a big, old hotel with just a few stray people staying there. Front desk staff told us all the proper 'this is closed and that has moved', but was not very welcoming. I have tons of club points and wasn't even offered a bottle of water. However, things were very quiet, the room was clean, and we did have a good night's sleep. Pet peeve: hotel rooms, like a King room, that will probably be rented by adults (no children) that still have a toilet that is about 15 inches off of the floor. Hope that as they are remodeling, they are putting in toilets that better suit anyone over 5'5" and those of us with aging bones and joints!
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from IHG Service, Owner at Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center
Responded Nov. 8, 2020
Hello S175LBsusang, It was our pleasure to accommodate one of our valued IHG Rewards Club members. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. It is great learning that you had a night of sound slumber and found our room’s cleanliness excellent. These aspects you can always count us on. I also understand your displeasure with the customer service experienced. I am also sorry to hear about the inconveniences encountered with our ongoing improvements, such as the bathroom’s layout. Providing you an elevated experience in any way possible is our everyday goal. That said, I will immediately share your feedback to our hotel’s upper management for review and improvements in our amenities and services. We hope to welcome you back and show you an experience that we can be proud of. Best, Kenneth F. Case Manager IHGService
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McTravel55 wrote a review Oct. 2020
Garnerville, New York244 contributions137 helpful votes
The website does not show or explain that they are under major construction to update the hotel. The bar and restaurant are closed so they opened a temporary set up in a conference room, which was a total joke. The website shows a nice bar and restaurant. Overall the room and hallways are outdated, run down and not clean. We would never stay here again.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Responded Oct. 29, 2020
Hello McTravel55, I understand your concern about the facilities being outdated, and that is precisely why the hotel is under renovation. We want to offer you the best facilities possible, along with a clean and safe environment. I informed the management to prevent this from happening again in the future. I hope you can accept my apologies. Thank you for choosing us. We can't wait to show you the new facilities after the renovation. Alejandro G. Case Manager IHGService
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Tim J wrote a review Sep. 2020
Montclair, Virginia484 contributions97 helpful votes
We stayed one night. The hotel is under renovation so it was a little undone in areas. We were in a room with two queen beds. Room was clean. They have a small refrigerator and coffee maker. The hotel does have a pool. With this Covid stuff, they still offer breakfast but you need to pre-order it. They do have an area you can sit and eat.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Responded Oct. 4, 2020
Hello Tim J, Thanks for the stay and short review. I am happy to hear that you liked the room allocated to you. On the other hand, I am sorry that the on-going work affected your overall satisfaction. I have taken note of your comments and shared them with management for review to take necessary actions to address these concerns. I hope you give us a chance to host you again in the future. Best Regards, John O Case Manager IHGService
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PRICE RANGE
US$103 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesVirginiaBristol
NUMBER OF ROOMS
226
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Frequently Asked Questions about Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center
Which popular attractions are close to Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center?
Nearby attractions include Intense Escape (0.2 km), Cinemark (0.2 km), and Time 2 Play (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Cracker Barrel, and Puerto Nuevo Mexican and Seafood Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Holiday Inn Bristol Conference Center?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Downtown State Street (6.9 km) and Tennessee Ernie Ford House (7.1 km).