Located a 1-minute drive from Interstate 15's nearest on-ramp and about a 5-minute drive from the Las Vegas Strip, the Holiday Inn Express Las Vegas South is geared towards business or leisure travellers who prefer a hotel with a free breakfast, easy highway access and an outdoor pool.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a microwave, a mini-fridge and a seating area with a sofabed are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
Hotel amenities include an outdoor pool, fitness facilities, event/banquet space, a business centre, laundry services, free parking and a free breakfast. A free shuttle to and from the MGM Grand, Town Square Shopping Center and Mandalay Bay is also available (please contact the hotel for details), and pets are not permitted.
The Las Vegas Convention Center is a 10-minute drive from the hotel, while Town Square Las Vegas and Bali Hai Golf Club can both be found about 5 minutes away by car. McCarran International Airport (LAS) is roughly a 10-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: September 11, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, location, rooms and breakfast.
Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received, and characterized the staff as friendly and accommodating. Reviewers said that staff provided an efficient check-in service.
Numerous reviewers were happy with the hotel's location. They found it close to The Strip, highway access, the airport, restaurants, shopping and the Luxor Hotel. Several guests were pleased to be away from the noise of The Strip, but close enough to easily access it.
The hotel's accommodations were praised by several lodgers. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, quiet, well maintained and well equipped, with fast Wi-Fi signals and comfortable beds. A few patrons did find the decor to be outdated, however.
Several guests enjoyed the hotel's free breakfast. They described it as wonderful, well stocked and plentiful, with a good choice of hot and cold items and a clean and spacious eating area.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about noise transfer.
A few lodgers complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported traffic noise in street-facing rooms, as well as noise from guests in adjacent rooms and the hallways, and noisy in-room air-conditioning units.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #105 of 271 Las Vegas hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 217 reviews.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 with a 96% recommendation rate from 48 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.3 out of 10 from 18 reviews.
The author called the hotel on September 11, 2013 to verify some information.