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Holiday Inn Express Savannah-Historic District
Ranked #12 of 113 Hotels in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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81 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great location, great value”
Reviewed 15 March 2014

We chose this Holiday Inn because we wanted to be within walking distance of all the attractions. What a good decision. The hotel is in excellent condition, we had a lovely room overlooking the river, the desk staff was friendly and helpful, the concierge gave us excellent advice on restaurants and attractions, and the breakfast area and fixings were great. One extra bonus was the gas fireplace in the lounge - as we happened to be there in 35 degree rainy weather. We'll definitely go back - Savannah is definitely worth the trip

Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Hope G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Savannah-Historic District, responded to this review, 17 March 2014
WOW! Thanks for the kind words, I'm happy to hear your stay was one that will keep you coming back. Looking forward to your speedy return. Have an awesome day!
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Recently returned from stay at HIE. We booked a king size room that was very comfortable. No tub but replaced with massive shower that always had hot water. Very nice idea. Nice views and even though on Bay St it was quiet at night. Very easy walking distance to River St, Olde Pink House right around the corner. Breakfast was nice, coffee very good. Plenty of options for breakfast. The concierge was extremely helpful and so sweet as was the rest of the staff. We would definitely encourage others to stay here. This is not your typical Holiday Inn. Way above par. The rooftop pool area was very nice with hot tub, tables with umbrellas and lovely area with couches , chairs and wonderful views. Cab fare to airport $40 with tip. Would definitely stay here again and wish other HIE were as nice.

Room Tip: Book a king corner room with view. It was very comfortable.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Hope G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Savannah-Historic District, responded to this review, 15 March 2014
Awesome! Thanks for the amazing review! were looking forward to your next return.
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2014

My boyfriend and I came to Savannah for a five day trip. Originally we were looking to stay outside of the historic district to save some money. In the end we decided to splurge a little and stay at the Holiday Inn. It was the best decision we made of the trip and 100% worth the extra money. The hotel is in the perfect location to walk to everything. It was great to just walk out in the mornings and start our day and be able to walk back to the hotel whenever we wanted to rest. The hotel is very well kept and clean. We were very pleased with our room. It was very nice, clean, and comfortable with a good view of the river. We did have an issue with our tv when we first got to the hotel, but it was taken care of in no time and the staff was very friendly in the process of getting it fixed. The staff was great and willing to help us with anything we needed. We loved the free breakfast in the mornings, it is definitely not your standard hotel breakfast. They had everything from cereal, eggs, meats, pancakes, and cinnamon rolls. Savannah is a great city and staying at this hotel made our trip even better. We can't wait to visit again!

Room Tip: Ask for a higher level floor with a view of the river
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Hope G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Savannah-Historic District, responded to this review, 15 March 2014
Perfect stay is the best compliment giving by our valuable guest. We are more than happy that we meet all your expectations and we're looking forward to your next stay with us! Thanks a million!
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Forest, Virginia
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Reviewed 13 March 2014

What a difference between this HIE and the one in Naples, Florida.
Check in was smooth and the curb valet service was efficient if a little curt and matter of fact. Had to ask the front desk for my Rewards Club gift and she actually pulled up a tray with bags of potato chips, Ugh! I asked for the gift bags behind the desk which contained water and she told me that I wasn't entitled to one of those because I hadn't achieved "gold" status. Really?!! She embarrassed me. Shame on her. She should have handed over a bag as a courtesy.
Excellent view of the river from our 7th floor room. We had a double queen room which was excellent in every way except it was very cramped. Great location, and very excellent, professional, and knowledgeable concierge named Maggie. Kudos to you Maggie!

Room Tip: Ask for a high floor with a view of the river
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Hope G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Savannah-Historic District, responded to this review, 14 March 2014
Thanks for your valuable feedback! I'm sorry the amenities the hotel offers are not to your liking, we try our best to cater to our IHG Club status members and would love to hear any recommendations you may have. IHG brand standards require us to give each level status member special amenities, only unique to there level. I am more than happy to hear your suggestions on what you would like to receive for your welcome amenity. Please contact me at hope.garner@savannahlodging.com; and upon your next visit to our facility I will personally make sure you have it.! Looking forward to hearing from you soon, thanks!!
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New York State
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Flew to Savannah, $40 cab each way (includes tip) to The Holiday Inn Express on Bay Street. Greeted by a nice staff, location was great, could walk down to River Street. I would stay here again, room was clean, breakfast was nice, and Bartender was a pisser. No food at bar, just evening cocktails.

Room Tip: Try to stay away from elevators, on our floor there was a soda machine that was pretty noisey, may b...
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Hope G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Savannah-Historic District, responded to this review, 12 March 2014
Thanks for the five stars, please make us your choice hotel when visiting Savannah!
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Cadiz, Kentucky
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

Arrived March 3, 2014. Great location, great rooms, seems rather new and very clean. Plenty of very hot water (that's important to me.) The beds were great and the pillows were just right. Our room was on the front corner on the second floor and it had a great view. It's a walking town so it was good to be centrally located on the riverfront. The entire staff was so pleasant and cheerful and the front desk was quite helpful. We had trouble connecting to the internet and the service guy, Steve, went right up to our room with us and got us connected within minutes! Best of all was the wonderful attitude of a girl named Amethia who worked the breakfast area each morning of our week long stay. She was always so pleasant not just to us but to everyone in the room. My hat is off to you, Amethia. Well done. We would definitely stay here again and would recommend this hotel to anyone. Coming from Kentucky we know hospitality when we see it and Savannah has it in spades.

Room Tip: Get a corner room, front of hotel next to the river. We stayed on the second floor and it was great...
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Hope G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Savannah-Historic District, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
WOW! You really got to know our staff here, that's music to my ears. It assures me that we are making customer service our number one goal, as it should be. I will make sure I give Steve a gold star and tip my hat to Armethia for delivering outstanding service! Thanks again for the amazing review, and the five stars doesn't hurt! You rock!
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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 9 March 2014

The young lady at the front desk (wish we had gotten her name) was very welcoming when we arrived. She gave us a great tip for dinner nearby.
Nearby is the key word.
This hotel is just across the street from the heart of the action in this beautiful city.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Hope G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Savannah-Historic District, responded to this review, 10 March 2014
Thanks for the five stars! it is our duty to provide great customer service to all guest, so happy to hear you received a welcoming arrival at our facility. We want to be your choice hotel when you return to Savannah! Thank again!
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Property: Holiday Inn Express Savannah-Historic District
Address: 199 East Bay Street, Savannah, GA 31401-1201
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Region: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Savannah > Downtown , Historic District - North
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Savannah
#8 Family Hotel in Savannah
#14 Business Hotel in Savannah
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Savannah-Historic District 2.5*
Number of rooms: 143
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stay in the heart of the historic district and soak up the splendor that is Savannah. Next time your travels take you to Savannah, choose the brand new Holiday Inn Express Historic District. This contemporary Southern style property is located right on Bay St. and is surrounded by dozens of boutiques, restaurants, River Street and Savannah s famed squares. It features a graceful lobby, full service fireside lobby bar, a rooftop pool and gazebo and guest rooms equipped with flat screen TVs. Rates include deluxe continental breakfast and high speed internet access. ... more   less 
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