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About our Hotel

Location: Suburban

  • Location: Suburban
  • Closest City: CHICAGO
  • Distance From Hotel: 28.0MI
  • 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
  • Late checkout available

Credit cards

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  • American Express
  • Carte Blanche
  • Diners Club
  • Discover
  • Master Card
  • Visa

Accessibility

Accessibility

  • Number of Rooms:9
  • Parking
  • Service Animals Allowed

Languages

Languages

  1. English
  2. Spanish

Pet Policy

Pet Policy

25USD non refundable pet fee per night. There is no fee for guide dogs or service animals. This non refundable amount is used to deep clean our hotel room for the next guest that may be allergic to pet or pet hair.
Pet fee amount  25.00  USD  per night

What's Nearby

What's Nearby

Attraction:
Westfield Mall Hawthorn
Distance From Hotel:0.5MI
Attraction:
Village of Long Grove
Distance From Hotel:8.0MI
Attraction:
Keylime Cove
Distance From Hotel:10.0MI
Attraction:
Six Flags Great America Hurricane Harbor
Distance From Hotel:10.0MI

Parking

Parking

  • Number of parking spaces:140
  • Car Parking Available
  • Parking is for guest use only.

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, 2008
  • Total number of rooms:119
  • Total number of suites:2
  • Total number of rooms with only one bed:59
  • Total number of rooms with only double beds:60
  • Total number of non-smoking rooms:119
  • Total number of rooms for the physically challenged:9
  • Interior corridor
  • Total number of floors:3
The Holiday Inn Express Chicago Northwest-Vernon Hills Illinois located in Lake County and is close to neighboring towns such as Mundelein, Libertyville, Lake Forest, Lincolnshire, and Mettawa. This hotel is ideal for business travelers associated with local companies in town or the leisure traveler who just wants to relax and get away or will be in town visiting local attractions such as The Cuneo Mansion and Gardens, Six Flags Great America, Great Lakes Navel Base, Chicago Botanic Gardens, Gurnee
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The Holiday Inn Express Chicago Northwest-Vernon Hills Illinois located in Lake County and is close to neighboring towns such as Mundelein, Libertyville, Lake Forest, Lincolnshire, and Mettawa. This hotel is ideal for business travelers associated with local companies in town or the leisure traveler who just wants to relax and get away or will be in town visiting local attractions such as The Cuneo Mansion and Gardens, Six Flags Great America, Great Lakes Navel Base, Chicago Botanic Gardens, Gurnee Mills Mall, and many other attractions. Our hotel is perfectly suited to host teams for local sporting events, family reunions, or accommodating wedding guests with our location minutes from several banquet facilities. Located within walking distance to the Westfield Hawthorn Shopping mall and many local restaurants, our Holiday Inn Express is in a perfect location for your stay. During your stay at our Vernon Hills hotel, enjoy our indoor pool, whirlpool spa and fitness center. Located across the street is Century Park which contains Big Bear Lake, great for leisurely walks or runs. Our Chicago area hotel also offers complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access and our complimentary hot breakfast bar. Our hotel offers a Manager's Reception Monday-Thursday evenings from 5:00pm until 7:00pm, serving beer, wine, soda and hors d'oeuvres to help you relax at the end of the day.
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The Holiday Inn Express Vernon Hills offers a Manager's Reception Mon-Thurs evenings, with beer, wine, soda and hors d'oeuvres to help you relax at the end of the day.

Guest Reviews

Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 160 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 Good service and comfy rooms Clean rooms. Comfortable beds. The staff is very welcoming and nice. September 1, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by very good service and comfy rooms The rooms are very clean. The beds are very comfortable. The staff is very welcoming and nice. August 29, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Ok My stay was nice! I like the fact that we could get a package deal with tickets to six flags. The only thing I had a problem with was the fact that the next morning it was noisey! The breakfast was awesome!!!! August 28, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Completely enjoyed our stay! I usually don't provide feedback for my travel. However, this experience at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Gurnee, IL was absolutely wonderful. The staff at every part of the hotel were very friendly and sincerely happy that we were there. The hotel check-in, the pool full of towels (and they were busy), the beverages to take to the pool, very nice to my 3 boys (ages 14, 10 August 28, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by good stay in Guree Good stay at the Holiday Inn in Gurnee - well wortht he price value ratio. August 23, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Got best subcontinental food in US I would recommend this place to all those who are looking for Indian Pakistani food in US. They have very awesome customer service . Especially chef Perveen who created a delectable cuisine which was thoroughly enjoyed by us and our guests. Staff was very helpful and all our requirements were met.in short we are highly satisfied by their service. Also I would like to thank Ingrid who did all the arrangement for the event . August 22, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great Location Right across the street from Gurnee Mills and just a short hop down the highway from NTC Great Lakes August 20, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Good hotel for Business trips to Gurnee area There are a lot of hotels in the Gurnee area but most cater to families visiting Great America them Park. The holiday Inn is one the few that focuses on the business traveler and this is a very good thing. The rooms And hallways are usually quiet at night. The Restaruarnt and bar are inviting. The staff is superb. Some constructive suggestions. The new management needs to just chill and let the staff do their jobs. They know what they need to do. The new managers are always running around getting in the way. The breakfast buffet could use an update. Maybe some variety during the week and not the same old same old eggs, bacon, sausage, hot cakes, French toast every day. How about some eggs Benny, eggs with cheese, onions, peppers, how about some toppers, shredded cheese, salsa, sour cream, chopped onions and peppers, etc. fresher breads and bag,es would be nice many morning the bakery good seems stale.and how about mixing up the potatoes with some real ones from time to time. Otherwise this is a good property. The staff is superb August 19, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great attention to detail! Excellent service from hotel staff. Great shuttle service. Excellent breakfast. Very good experience! August 18, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Alwaya a great stay! This hotel is always great - staff is friendly and very helpful. Very clean hotel and overall just a great experience. August 18, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellence!!! We travel a lot and stay in A LOT of hotels everywhere. This was by far one of our best experiences. We were in town for the theme park. This hotel offered accommodations for this. But most of all the staff through out the entire hotel was over the top helpful and friendly. We've not had a lot of experiences where everyone in the entire place was this way. Front desk. Restaurant staff. Shuttle drivers. Housekeeping! All of them. Hotel was very clean and comfortable. Would recommend and totally stay again. Location great as well. Across from gurnee mall. And not far from six flags. Thanks Holiday Inn!!! August 17, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Poor Pillows and no late room service Pillows were uncomfortable and need new ones, with a late return from the adventure park there was no late room service August 15, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good Location Hotel in a good location near shopping and dining. However, had to move to another room upon check in since the bathroom was not very clean. The bathroom sink had hairs in it and was dirty. Appears housekeeping missed cleaning the sink all together. August 14, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent Customer Service I am a regular visitor to this property. From the front desk staff to the restaurant staff every one is extremely helpful, caring, and professional. The focus on customer service at this property is outstanding every time! August 13, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by friendly staff friendly staff, great breakfast, might I suggest placing bunk beds in the king rooms for the adults have a BIG comfortable bed. I think this would be a big draw for families visiting Six Flags August 12, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by check in service we booked over 12 rooms fior our family reunion . The front desk requested that we pay the full amount for 2 of the rooms and presidental suite up front before we even used the rooms. The front desk staff did not want to honor our checks for our down payments, even though drawn on a federal insured bank, had to put the entire amount on a card. I was not aware of this policy before and have stayed at Holiday Inns at various locations. Some of our guest rooms were almost given away and the front desk tried not to honor the rate given for the booked rooms. We asked for extra towels and our room door was left open about 3 inches upon our return. The lighting in the room is very dim. Before I paid for the total cost of the rooms, I was told the meeting room we requested was not available, after paying, all types of meeting room were avaiable. I feel as though my money was not good enough to stay at the hotel and was treated like a second-hand citizen. I am shocked at the run around I was given by the front desk staff when trying to stay at thIs Holiday Inn. I have not had this type of problem with any other Holiday Inn. I must say that the banquet and breakfast staff and food was very good, and they were very polite. August 12, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Jenni's boot camp graduation Staff was pleasant. Room was clean and quite. Was able to relax. Thank you August 12, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Customer Service I mention when I checked in I was an IHG member and later when I went to ask for towels, but never got the complimentary gift bag. Also, in registering there was an error my room was booked for 3 adults and 3 children. This was an error. I never noticed it till the night before my stay when I printed out the conformation. I told them at the front desk and I was told they could not take off the charge for the extra adult. Not happy about that, but overall it was a nice hotel and a nice stay. August 11, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by The Staff Very unprofessional, while not recognizing my Gold status, then giving my Fiance a key to an occupied room, then offering her a drink as an apology, well need I say more about the Staff. August 11, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent location and Awesome Staff All in all this hotel is a great hotel to stay at... the hotel staff are very attentive and very kind.. the server and bartender in the restaurant during lunch and breakfast are awesome gals and super friendly!! The food not so great.. had issue with my lunch but was too hungry to send back to fix.. it's close proximity to everything we needed and the shuttle took us to the places if we needed and also to Six Flags Great America which is a godsend.. we don't own a car so we took a shuttle from downtown Chicago to Six Flags .. so with out their shuttle service we wouldn't have made it to Six Flags.. the only other issue was with the credit card mishap..but all in all I would definitely recommend staying and will be back in the future! August 9, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great service I like the personnel at the guest service, friendly and with great smile. Make you feel welcome and taken care of. The bed was comfortable and breakfast was great. Definitely will go back to stay! August 9, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Convenient location & great service. Ended up getting a suite because they had 4 weddings & their guests at this location that weekend! Room was large & comfortable. Buffet breakfast was wonderful! Great selection of items & staff was very attentive. Very busy area, but did not hear any noise from outside in our room. August 6, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Vacation Stay A great get away that is family friendly. The shuttle to Great America makes the family time that much less stressful as well! We had a great time and the kids cannot wait to come back again! August 4, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Comfortable bedding We spent two nights at the Gurnee location. The hotel was very nice and clean. Our room was clean, bedding very comfortable. Staff was very friendly. Will return! August 2, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by It was okay - could be more clean Recent stay here - the room looked nice upon arrival. I threw back the drapes, because we were facing trees, so nobody could see in... well it was so dirty with bugs and dust on the AC unit - ugh! First night, went straight to bed after a long night out, woke up the next morning with hair/makeup on the sheets that didn't belong to me. Went to the desk, and they IMMEDIATELY had someone come by and change the linens. The breakfast bar I was impressed with, and the shuttle to and from Great America was unexpected - but I surely enjoyed it. They were on time. I would recommend, it is a very lovely spot, and location if you are traveling to the area. I just pray, hope, and wish they tighten up on the housekeeping activities. July 29, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by ACCEPTABLE WITH SOME NICE AMENITIES ACCEPTABLE ACCOMMODATIONS AND SOME NICE AMENITIES--THE ONLY PROBLEM WAS WITH THE AC UNIT July 28, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by comfort Great hotel, it's clean and the concierge staff were so nice, friendly, professional and cared for our needs. I will always stay there. The location is perfect close to six flags, mall and great dining. July 26, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Exceeded our expectations! Our stay at the Holiday Inn in Gurnee was wonderful. The first impression as you walk in is the beautiful and modern décor. The staff was very professional and extremely friendly. The room was very clean, comfortable, nicely decorated and had everything we needed. The restaurant in the hotel called Spice had excellent food and our kids ate free. The atmosphere in the restaurant/lounge area was very modern and a great place to eat and/or have drinks. The pool/hot tub area was very big and open, and very clean. This hotel gets an A and we are definitely staying there again. I would definitely recommend this hotel if you are going to Gurnee Mills for shopping or to Six Flags. It's right by both and very easy to get to and from. Normally on vacations we don't spend much time in the hotel, but here we couldn't wait to get back to enjoy it. July 20, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great staff We were warmly greeted, and taken very good care of during our stay. We encountered one problem, which was quickly rectified and were given complimentary breakfast coupons as a result. The hotel, location and rooms are perfect. The breakfast, while delicious, is overpriced at 13.00 per person. The shuttle to 6 Flags is efficient and easy to use. July 20, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by comfortable nice hotel, great pool, friendly staff. great beds July 18, 2014
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