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About our Hotel

Location: Rural

  • Location: Rural
  • Closest City: OTTAWA
  • Distance From Hotel: 3.0MI
  • Local time zone: GMT-05:00

Check In: 3:00 PM Check Out: 12:00 PM

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 21

Credit cards

Credit cards

  • American Express
  • Carte Blanche
  • Diners Club
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Accessibility

Accessibility

  • Number of Rooms:4
  • Parking
  • Service Animals Allowed

Languages

Languages

  1. English

Pet Policy

Pet Policy

If you are traveling with your pet, we are a pet friendly hotel. Please register your pet with the hotel so we can review our pet policies with you.

What's Nearby

What's Nearby

Attraction:
Washington Square Park
Distance From Hotel:2.0MI
Attraction:
Reddick Mansion
Distance From Hotel:2.0MI
Attraction:
Skydive Chicago
Distance From Hotel:3.0MI
Attraction:
Buffalo Rock State Park
Distance From Hotel:10.0MI

Parking

Parking

  • Number of parking spaces:70
  • Car Parking Available
  • Complimentary self parking

Internet

Standard Internet Service

Standard Internet service is free for all guests
Wireless Internet available in Standard Rooms,Executive Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas

Facility

Facility

  • Hotel renovated inFebruary 01, 2006
  • Total number of rooms:69
  • Total number of suites:11
  • Total number of rooms with only one bed:33
  • Total number of rooms with only double beds:36
  • Total number of non-smoking rooms:53
  • Total number of rooms for the physically challenged:4
  • Interior corridor
  • Total number of floors:3
  • FEMA Property Number:IL0715

Our Hotel's near the Starved Rock State Park

Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express® Ottawa hotel, located in the heart of Ottawa, Illinois. Our hotel's property is minutes from the Fox River, Illinois River and Starved Rock State Park.

If you're looking for hotels in Ottawa, Illinois surrounded by attractions like the Appellate Court Building, search no further. Outdoor enthusiasts spend their days exploring Starved Rock State Park, while daredevils venture to Skydive Chicago.
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Our Hotel's near the Starved Rock State Park

Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express® Ottawa hotel, located in the heart of Ottawa, Illinois. Our hotel's property is minutes from the Fox River, Illinois River and Starved Rock State Park.

If you're looking for hotels in Ottawa, Illinois surrounded by attractions like the Appellate Court Building, search no further. Outdoor enthusiasts spend their days exploring Starved Rock State Park, while daredevils venture to Skydive Chicago. History buffs love touring downtown Ottawa's architecture, as well as Washington Square where the Lincoln-Douglas debates were held in 1858.

Did you know we're a great destination for business travelers? Our hotel's not only near Starved Rock State Park, it's also near Clover Technology Group, Exelon, GE, Petsmart Distribution Center, Kohl's Distribution Center, Pilkington and Tyson Fresh Meats. The 24-hour business center with fax and copy services makes it easy to prepare for your meeting in the 720-sq-ft event facility.

Whether business or pleasure brings you to Ottawa, Illinois, our hotel's free high-speed Internet access keeps you connected. Every morning, enjoy a hot cup of 100% Arabica bean coffee from the complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar. The fitness center allows you to keep up your workout routine, and afterward, unwind in the indoor pool and whirlpool.

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With a location adjacent to so many attractions and restaurants, such as Skydive Chicago, Cracker Barrel and Shakers Lounge, we're among the most conveniently situated hotels in Ottawa, Illinois.

Guest Reviews

Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 140 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Pleasant Stay The staff were friendly and the facility was spotless. The bed was comfortable and the draperies kept out the light from the signs in nearby businesses. I was disappointed in the room. I had stayed in another Holiday Inn Express the night before and was expecting a microwave and refrigerator, but my room did not have them. I also don't enjoy bending over and crawling on the floor to unplug outlets to be able to charge several electronic items. In sum, the rooms need to be updated. My shower did not have hot water, but I was offered points and the opportunity for a shower in another room, although I didn't have time. As for breakfast, again, this location suffered a little by comparison - the day before I had fluffy scrambled eggs and bacon. I did not care for the dry and tasteless cheese omelette and breakfast meat (ham? canadian bacon?), but the other selections were adequate, if not exciting. I will be going back to the area and will not hesitate to stay again. And I will check for the hot water in the shower as soon as I check in! June 26, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Extremely helpful staff Good clean stay. Breakfast was a good value. The pool was closed, which we weren't told about upon booking. It seemed the front desk was short staffed in the evening but the attendant was wonderful in responding to our needs regardless. June 24, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Very nice hotel and staff I am a smoker and you can choose a smoking or non-smoking room. I choose a smoking room. I was a little worried due to the fact that a review said the hotel smelled of smoke. I found this to be the farthest from the truth. Even though I was in a smoking room I smelled no odor. The hotel was very nice and up to date. There were a few minor imperfections about the room. There was a chipped tile in the bathroom area and a burn on the side of the tub. The room was very clean and clean smelling. The only two problems I had with the hotel was the noise from the fitness center at 4 am and the fact that you couldn't close your curtains My room was right next door to the fitness center which was open 24 hours. I was woke up at 4 am by someone dropping weights. I think the issue could be solved if the fitness center closed at midnight, the same time as the pool. The staff are very courteous and helpful. They worked very hard to fulfill my every need. June 16, 2015
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