Located a 2-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 64 on-ramp and about a 17-minute drive from Richmond's city centre, the Holiday Inn Express Richmond Northwest I-64 is suitable for road travellers who prefer a hotel with easy highway access, a free breakfast and meeting/banquet space.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a desk, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Smoking, non-smoking and wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request.
Hotel amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, meeting space, a business centre, free coffee and tea in the lobby, laundry services, free parking and a free breakfast. Pets 35 lbs and under are permitted for an additional $25 per pet, per night.
The Richmond International Speedway is about a 20-minute drive away, while the University of Richmond can be found 15 minutes away by car. Westpark Shopping Center is roughly a 3-minute drive from the hotel and Richmond International Airport (RIC) is a 25-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets under 35 lbs $25/pet/night, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: November 16, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location, rooms and breakfast.
The hotel's location was praised by numerous reviewers, who found it close to highway access, shopping, restaurants, gas stations and the University of Richmond. One guest remarked, "I would highly recommend this hotel as the perfect place to stay when passing through the area. The location, right off of the interstate is perfect!".
Many lodgers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, spacious and well maintained, with reliable Wi-Fi and comfortable beds.
Several travellers were impressed with the hotel's breakfast, describing it as plentiful, fresh and excellent, with a good variety of hot and cold items and efficient and friendly staff. One guest noted, "The free breakfast provided by this Holiday Inn was really delicious and perfect...great choices for every palate!".
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about noise transfer. They reported noisy air conditioning, as well as noise from guests in the hallways, adjacent rooms and the parking lot.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.4 out of 5 with a 97% recommendation rate from 91 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #26 of 85 Richmond hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 61 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 9.1 out of 10 from 24 reviews.
The author called the hotel on November 16, 2013 to verify some information.