Rated 3.6 out of 5 by 209
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by TrooperFHP Fix the broken elevator.
You have a wonderful location in a city struggling to maintain a downtown comeback. The room was nice; the staff was friendly. The biggest problem is the elevator from the parking garage. People need to be able to park their car, unload their own bags, and take them to their room without stopping to unload at another door and figure out where to put them before they get them to the room. When an elevator fails, action needs to be taken quickly. Fly a repair team in from another city if necessary. If that is economically unacceptable, maybe it's time to give up, sell out, and take the loss. At the very least - don't charge for the self parking when the elevator doesn't work. I appreciate your good security staff in a area where it is obviously needed.
August 10, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Ev40 Noisy
Construction in restaurant on ground level could be heard upstairs on the 6th fl. Ear plugs needed for Beale St. Revelry & construction. Good food though.
August 9, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Lovinthedrama Great Hotel!
The Holiday Inn Select in downtown Memphis is in a perfect location. It's less than two blocks from Beale Street. Restaurants surround the hotel, all within a very short walking distance. The room was very spacious and extremely comfortable. We had a corner room with windows spawned across two walls. And, the window treatments blocked sunlight in the early morning. WiFi worked great! Every staff member was efficient, helpful and courteous. The only questionable item was the shower. There was no shower door or shower curtain per se, only 1/2 vertical glass. So when you showered, it was as though the back half of the shower door was missing. Other than that, it was an excellent stay. I will definitely return to this hotel again (and again, and again!)
August 9, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Hutchie4 Perfect location, excellent service.
Walk to just about anywhere downtown. Staff are friendly, and make your stay a wonderful experience. Rooms are comfortable, relaxing and spotless. Will highly recommend, and would come back again!
August 9, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by tact99 Great service
The entire staff greets you just in passing not only when you are checking in or have questions or concerns. In walking distance to Beale, The Peabody and many other attractions.
August 6, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by GaiserFam Our 3 nights in Memphis
To start off we were told months in advance that we would be able to recieve a roll away bed for the 5 adult but when we arrived we were told that they couldnt give us one. The second night we found dirty dishes under our bed. When requesting towels, they were never delievered to us. Had a maid show up to clean our room at 9 a.m when we were going to check out that morning at 11 a.m. The front desk was very under staffed.
In postive notes the valet parking was very good. Price was right for being very close to Beale Street. The pool was very nice, heated, and clean.
August 5, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by TMartin Old hotel close to Beale Street
This is a downtown hotel several blocks from Beale Street and a good time. The hotel is very old and IHG needs to put some money into this aging property. Lots of duct tape and caulk holding it together. The additional $15-18 dollar parking fee did not help matters.
August 4, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by ParkingMan Dump
Dump. Only good thing is the pool. The hotel is very dated. Street is loud. Good walking location to Beale Street.
August 4, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Branford1 Very surprised with the poor quality of the hotel
We were very surprise how this hotel did come close to our expectations. The lounge area was under construction. The breakfast had a poor selection and the quality of the food left much to be desired. The elevators were very slow, most of the time we took the stairs.The staff was the only bright spot of the entire experience. Unles there are some significant changes we will not be staying at this hotel again.
August 4, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Funnygirl7 Best sleep ever!
My husband ALWAYS complains about the bed and noise when we stay away on vacation. This is the first time (no lie!) that he didn't complain about a lumpy bed or noise from other guests at the hotel.
August 3, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Csuper Great location...wonderful staff...beautiful room
The night manager...I'm forgetting her name...graciously checked my weary family into an available room when we arrived in town early a.m. on Amtrak. Not only did she check us in, she saw that my two young boys would probably like to be on the pool level, and she put us on that floor! Another wonderful employee welcomed us, offered us a quick ride to the station...we loved the staff! The room was recently remodeled, and the location is an easy walk to Beale. Great hotel! There's even coffee and donut holes in the lobby in the a.m. Awesome!
August 1, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Antonio25 Customer friendly
The hotel is one that have excellent customer service. It's is older and need some updates but the staff is super.
July 29, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Bob654321 Business Stay, One Night
My stay at the Memphis Downtown Holiday Inn Select was not the quality I have come to expect from Holiday Inn.
The staff was friendly and helpful, but beyond that the experience was one of the worst I've had at an IHG property.
I did not have my platinum elite card on me, nor did I have the number memorized, the staff was unable to look it up for me. It took me an additional 15 minutes at check in to pull out my laptop and look up the number. This needs to be easier. I was, at the time, pleased with the breakfast and bar coupon.
Was small, I understand this is a downtown property and an almost historic hotel, but still, the bathroom door was hard to close behind me without straddling the toilet. Still, that's something that I can understand. What is difficult to understand is the shower uses a modern approach with no sliding door or curtain, just a half glass wall. This resulted in water all over the bathroom, the bathroom door, and soaked towels.
The Bar/Kitchen at night:
Redeeming my voucher for a free drink was easy, the bar tender was helpful and nice. The beer was good, and I didn't eat any food that night, so no comment.
Loud pipe noises above my room kept me up late, and woke me up intermittently all night. This must be from flushing above and the drain pipes rattling.
Horrible. There's signs saying they are under renovation, but I don't see much renovation going on.
Horrible. Spots are tiny, and I have to pay additionally on top of my room, which is already up charged for being a "select" resort. I was/am not pleased. Access to parking was also horrible as you need to take an access elevator which is slow.
Using the free voucher with my platinum elite status for breakfast buffet. Didn't expect too much, maybe a little more than a Holiday Inn Express. It was worse. Food was not very good, options were limited.
I have come to expect better from IHG, but this stay has affected my confidence in the brand. There are many options when choosing hotels for business travel, and IHG has given me the sure-bet every time until now. I hope changes can be made so that others do not have the same experience.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
I apologize for the negative review, but something had to be said.
PS: The staff was great that I had contact with, otherwise I would have walked out.
July 29, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by WBW67 Central location
The staff was very friendly and the location is central to many attractions but the hotel was aged, in partial repair and over priced for the general condition.
July 28, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by VEOP Disappointing
The location of this property is excellent. It is very close to Beale Street, restaurants, downtown, bars and entertainment.
However, the building is old, the elevators are slow, the room is in need of renovation, the carpets are dingy and the restaaurant food is awful. The staff try really hard to make up for the failings of the property
July 26, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Chi7ook Comfort and reliability
I recently stayed at the Holiday Inn Select downtown Memphis. I must say, at first I was reluctant after reading some of the reviews. However, I'm glad I went ahead and booked the reservation. I didn't experience any of the problems others had mentioned. The staff was very curteous during check in and even went out of their way to prevent me from having to switch rooms midway through my stay (made last minute reservation). I will echo the positive comment about its location, "it's in the heart of the action". Thank you staff and keep up the great work.. R/D Brooks
July 24, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Jason12345 One night stay
This hotel is in a great location in Memphis for site seeing. It is an aged building and remodeling was going on while we were there. The elevators took a really long time to respond when we called one since there was only one running. The room was fairly small in comparison to what I expected for the price.
July 24, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Revellen Bed linens
My husband and I were looking forward to staying close to Beale Street which is why we chose this hotel. When we pulled the comforter back to go to bed we discovered that the bed linens were dirty. We called the front desk and housekeeping responded quickly and were helpful. As they began to remove the bed linens they discovered that the mattress pad was soiled with dried blood and the sheets had been put on in spite of the condition of the mattress pad. The comforter was dirty as well but they did not have a clean comforter to place on the bed or a blanket. Because of the placement of the air conditioning vent every time the ac kicked on I froze. Not a good experience at this hotel.
July 20, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Synovial Great location
This hotel has a great location to experience the downtown area of Memphis. There is reasonable closeness to Beale Street, the trolley service and businesses. The regular rooms do not have microwaves or refrigerators which would have been quite nice. Overall I certainly would recommend this hotel.
July 19, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by PFamily Needs some work
The staff was very pleasant and helpful but the property is in need of an update (which seemed to be in process in parts of the building).
July 18, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by DEP65 Very convienient location
Was a wonderful stay. Shower could have been stronger, but I think every one is going to low pressure to save water.
Lobby bar was great, Very nice employees.
July 11, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Shelby12345 Great Hotel Overall
First time visiting Memphis, first time staying at this Hotel. Great all around. Staff was very friendly and helpful with suggestions of what to visit and where to eat. The room was great; bed was comfortable, shower was super, room very clean every day and the staff was very friendly all the time!!! Kudos to all for making this trip a great one!! Would recommend this Hotel in an instant. The location was also great; close to everything!
July 10, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Shay49 Great people and great room
Good location and all the staff were very outgoing and helpful
July 10, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Yeeeeek Hotel service
Staff friendly and helpful, Room had had a smoker in it (could smell cigarette smoke), Had a noisy group next to us from Midnight to 3:00 AM, Parking very limited on Sat Night I was told when I regestered that we would have breakfast coupons, when we registered we were told that we did not have breakfast vouchers.
July 8, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by peewee16 Beale Street Here we come!
Only problem I had was I lost a sandal on departure and it has not been found! Very Sad!
July 7, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by BnR2012 Great location
We've stayed here twice now and love it. The rooms are large and the beds are very comfortable. Most of all we love the location. We hope to try the Restaurant next time we stay here. That's why I gave the Food & Beverage a Poor rating since I couldn't give it a N/A. Memphis has so many great local places to eat.
June 17, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by megsbhs Very Convenient to Downtown Memphis Sites and Events
Comfortable, clean, and great service. No Problems whatsoever.
June 17, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by PopsFun Enjoyable stay
Had a great time at Hotel. Swimming in pool great staff, You are in the heart of Memphis. Short walk to Beale street and lots of restaurants.
June 17, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 Not the best stay
placed reservations by phone. Asked if had a complimentary breakfast and was told yes. Checked in and had to wait while lone desk person took care of everything. Told us had a welcome bag for us. There was no complimentary breakfast. Carpets were dirty, and there was a hole in the wall near the door. Asked about welcome bag on way out first night and was handed a handful of candy that front desk went out and got after asking. Elevators to parking was very slow. All employees very friendly and helpful. Bed was comfortable. Bathroom was clean. Hotel appearance very dated. Front desk watched our bag after we checked out and went to baseball game which was nice of them. Least expensive of the three downtown hotels we checked but didn't feel was worth money we spent. They are doing a lot of remodeling but would have to do so to catch up to competition. In afternoon served cookies and lemonade but lemonade was served warm, no ice. Would rather spend a little more for better accomadations.
June 16, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Santo720 Great location
This hotel is in a great location if you are visiting Memphis and wish to experience the wonderful sights and things to do there. Close to Beale St., the Memphis Redbirds, Sun Studio, Gibson Guitar, etc...
Staff was very friendly, especially the front desk folks.
I was inadvertently charged for an extra room during one of the nights that I stayed - I was unaware of this until I received my bank statement a few days later as no extra invoice was given me. However, after calling the hotel, the charge was promptly removed so that was good.
Main negative to this hotel is that one of the elevators was out of service, and the other two are incredibly slow.
June 15, 2013