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Dekalb IL
Reviewed 4 February 2016

This is our first choice in Sycamore, IL. Staff is friendly and helpful Hotel is always clean. Breakfast is refreshed and stock often. We stayed here while my mother in law was in the hospital and the staff always asked how she was doing. When she passed. They informed us they had a funeral rate available. Caring and clean.

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Gilmer, Texas
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

So it's a typical HI-Express, but not all have the same amenities. This hotel offers smoking rooms. Also has a fridge in the rooms with a normal coffee pot, not one of those tiny ones that take the litte single serve packets( I bring my own coffee on business trips). I hate those things. And has a microwave. The only...

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. In the future I would suggest to ask the desk for a fan as we have some for guest use. Like you a lot of people like that low hum for ambient noise. We hope you continue to choose to stay with us whenever you are in the Dekalb/ Sycamore area....

Indianapolis, IN
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Sycamore for a cheer competition event. The room was a King Suite, which included a king bed and a fold out sofa in a separate area. The room was around $130 and that was with the group discount. You can tell the hotel was renovated a while back, but it was done...

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. I am having maintenance go through the room and check to make sure that all problems are addressed. My staff understands you have a choice of where to stay and are happy when you choose us. They do their best to welcome and serve you.

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We arrived early on 8/15 (due to time difference) and needed to get into our room ASAP to get ready for a wedding. The front desk clerk was able to get us in earlier in a room that had just been cleaned. She also recommended a great place to eat down the road (Portillo's=AWESOME). We noticed shortly after getting into...

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

We are glad we were able to accommodate you with an early check in. We do our best to accommodate our guests however we can. We are inspired by your kind words. Our breakfast has become very popular and this creates a challenge for us. We try to open the meeting room for overflow whenever possible.

Winnetka, Illinois
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Stayed here over Memorial Day weekend for a local family reunion. We were in a non-smoking king suite room next to the elevator. The Good: the woman who greeted us at check-in was very nice. Though the hotel was totally booked full due to a wedding, it was very quiet inside our room. The AC unit was probably the quietest...

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Cary, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 1 May 2015

Had a chance to visit my Graduate school alma mater - Northern Illinois University. It was great to be back at NIU 4/30 w/ President Baker, Provost Freeman, Dean Schoenbachler, Professor Carrell & Vazquez - stayed at the Holiday Inn Express - great location and close to several great places to eat. Full breakfast and very friendly staff

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 4 April 2015

The pool was freezing. It was 74 degrees and should be at 84. The staff was aware but, did not tell us upon check in. We were in town to visit family and swim and visit by pool. The part needed was scheduled to arrive the day we checked out. Otherwise the staff behind front desk were very nice and...

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

We apologize we did not notify you at check in as we had just found out the day you checked in. We were working on it and hoping to have it resolved quickly. This was an unforeseen problem and we hope the gift certificate and room upgrade that we gave you helped. We do our best to correct problems and...

Chicago
Reviewed 23 March 2015

I stayed one night at this hotel and found it comfortable and accommodating. Upon arrival, the room key did not work, so I returned to the front desk and they were very apologetic and offered a king suite instead. The room was spacious, clean and had a very comfortable bed. Staff were always friendly. Breakfast in the morning had a...

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We work hard to keep our guests happy so it is nice to hear we are successful. We are close enough to NIU but still located close to restaurants, shopping and other businesses.

Normal
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Stayed here while our 9 year old sons basketball team played at NIU. The king suite was accommodating with a king bed and a sleeper couch; however, we did get a rollaway so our 2 kids had their own bed. Rollaway was $10 extra. Clean room. Refrigerator and microwave. Hotel has a very small pool. Breakfast was decent but small...

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words. We do try to open the meeting room for overflow when possible to accomodate everyone for breakfast. We are always happy to welcome families, teams and children in general. The kids are our future guests so it is important that they to enjoy their stay. We hope you will continue to choose Holiday Inn Express...

Clinton, Iowa
Reviewed 25 November 2014

This review was rated so well only because of what this hotel has to offer. There was a heated pool and nice breakfast offered. It was close to everything. And for a family of 5 or 6, 3 REAL beds in one room is a real treat. With that said, the pool had algae starting along the water line and...

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SycamoreManager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Sycamore, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your honesty. I am glad you will try us again as this was not our best. My housekeeping staff typically does a great job of cleaning our rooms. I have spoken with housekeeping and we used your comments as a reminder that we need to be mindful of the details. Maintenance is working...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express in Sycamore! Our hotel is only 5 minutes from Northern Illinois University and 10 minutes from the Convocation Center. We offer 69 freshly renovated rooms, two of which have 3 queen beds! These rooms are popular with families. All of our suites offer a microwave and refrigerator making them perfect for extended stays. Hauser Ross and Kishwaukee Community Hospital are within one mile of the hotel. We are a short distance from Monsanto, 3M, Target Distribution Center and Engineered Storage Products. We are an hour and 19 minutes from Midway Airport and 1 hour from O'Hare Airport. We are close enough to Chicago for a day trip to the city but far enough away for you to enjoy DeKalb and Sycamore's small town charm.Come try our hot Smart Start Breakfast Bar! Whether you are visiting a family member at N.I.U or preparing for a meeting, you will leave the Holiday Inn Express in Sycamore feeling ready, refreshed and relaxed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Sycamore

Address: 1935 Dekalb Ave, Sycamore, IL 60178-3107
Region: United States > Illinois > Sycamore
Price Range: RM591 - RM716 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Sycamore 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Sycamore Holiday Inn
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“Prefer the third floor, not near highway.”
 of 5 bubbles tedkirby, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor was absolutely silent at night. I never had a noise pollution issue up there!”
 of 5 bubbles Ey_Vee_H, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Do not take room with fold out couch expecting a good night's sleep”
 of 5 bubbles ArmenianGypsy, 14 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Rooms towards the back of the hotel will likely be quieter, as they are away from the highway.”
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“Nothing I can think of, it was perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles Pam20111, 20 May 2014 | Read review
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