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Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area

HIExpress.comUS$107*
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

The property is very nice and management is extremely courteous. The breakfast is nicely done. Unfortunately we were there when a youth hockey team was also there. Apparently youth team stay here fairly frequently. The noise throughout the night was fairly annoying.

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Thank McLean1916
VisionsGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area, responded to this review

Dear McLean1916, We appreciate the feedback about your stay. We apologize that your recent stay did not meet expectations. Although, we welcome sports teams as well other segments, we are taking all the necessary measures to prevent situations like the one you encountered to happen again in the future. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back...

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stayed here for three nights while visiting our daughter at school. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was good and available very extended hours on the weekend. The fitness center was larger than most (it had room to lay down a mat) and had a nice selection of equipment.

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VisionsGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area, responded to this review

Dear MarciMF, Thank you for your review and feedback about your stay. We are extremely happy to see you enjoyed you stay and our amenities. We hope to see again on your future visits. Best Regards, Fernando

Reviewed 9 October 2016

Had to be in the city for 10 days for medical reasons. Location was right by the highway which was convenient for us and close to the airport. Hotel was clean except for some noticeable marks on the ceiling in the lobby. Someone had placed their hands on the ceiling when changing the light and left hand prints. Bathroom in...

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VisionsGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area, responded to this review

Dear Karen C, Thank you for your review and the detailed feedback about your stay. We are extremely happy to see you had an enjoyable stay with us while in Rochester due to the medical reasons. Best Regards, Fernando

North Attleboro, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a business trip and enjoyed my stay. The rooms were clean, the bathroom could have used an update, but it was quiet. The breakfast spread was exceptional for a continental. Not being a pork eater, they had turkey sausage! I enjoyed the small packets of hot sauce too. They had plenty of options and the coffee...

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VisionsGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area, responded to this review

Dear Parrothead1975, Thank you for your review we are extremely excited too see you had a great stay with great service and enjoyed our breakfast. Next time you are in Rochester NY we hope you have some time time to enjoy our other amenities as well, such as our newly renovated Fitness room and indoor heated pool. Best Regards, Fernando

Reviewed 22 September 2016

Convenient location to local stores (Costco/Walmart...) and restaurants. Lobby/Fitness Room and Pool areas are all very nice. Room was smaller than a normal size Holiday Inn Express, so with a family of four, had to do some tip-toe around kids/suitcases/beds. Nice to have a microwave and bar fridge in the room. Room HVAC was noisy as well, indicated to staff...

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VisionsGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area, responded to this review

Dear Brad M, Thank you so much for your review. I am sorry about the issues about the breakfast hours during your stay, I just kindly as you to let me know what was the date you have stayed with us in order to further investigate what may have happened for this issue to occur. Our breakfast hours are 06:00~09:30am...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The room is adequate I stay here thinking it was closer. It is really not convenient. It states it used to be Quinta. Please check a map before booking. The staff tried to be helpful, but I wish I had stayed downtown for convenience or at the airport for price

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VisionsGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area, responded to this review

Dear Purplenugget, Thank you for your review, although we are at 4 miles (6 min) to the ROC international airport and on the exit 16 of the 390. I apologize our newly renovated hotel location was not on your destination range expectations. We hope to see you again in the future. Best Regards, Fernando

Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The rooms were nice if a little small. The bed was comfy and lots of pillows. There was a keurig for coffee. The bathroom had a hairdryer and a curved curtain pole on the shower. I like the curved poles, makes me feel less claustrophobic. The halls look like they are next on the list to be refabbed. The rug...

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VisionsGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area, responded to this review

Dear Paula Z. T. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We apologize for the ice machine on your floor, unfortunately we could not fix "in house" and we had to call a service provider to have that issue fixed. We hope to see you again soon. Best Regards, Fernando

Modesto, CA
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Staying in the area for the night we chose this property for our IHG stay. When you walk in you are immediately impressed with the updated look of the lobby area. Greeted by Sarah who was very welcoming and helpful in many ways, we were given an upgraded room. My next comments will be both good and not so good....

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VisionsGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area, responded to this review

Dear MaryModesto, Thank you so much for your rich and detailed feedback. We certainly appreciate all your input in order to improve our services. We hope you will visit us again. Best Regards, Fernando

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 16 August 2016

No problems, no surprises. Just what I expected from a Holiday Inn Express. Would definitely stay there again. Convenient to RIT which was the purpose of my stay. Restaurants nearby and easy access to interstate.

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VisionsGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area, responded to this review

Dear HilkingsHeaven, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you will visit us again soon and will try to go beyond your expectations, Best Regards, Fernando

Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We were visiting family and needed a place to stay. We picked this place for its location. When we arrived we were very impressed with the appearance of the Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area. What really made our stay special was the staff. Everyone we met there were terrific. We really want to single out Fernando, the GM,...

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VisionsGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area, responded to this review

Dear k l, Thank you so much for your review, we are very happy to see you enjoyed your stay and we were able to go above and beyond of you expectations. Please come to visit us again. Best Regards, Fernando

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just 4 miles from the airport and less than a mile from University of Rochester, Monroe Community College, Strong Memorial Hospital and the Erie Canal. Local corporations include Xerox, Kodak, Bausch & Lomb, and Harris RF. Hockey, lacrosse, and soccer games played at nearby ESL Sports Center, Rhino Stadium, Frontier Field or Blue Cross Arena. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area

Address: 717 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623-1405 (Formerly La Quinta Inn & Suites Rochester South)
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Rochester
Price Range: RM481 - RM1,259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area 2.5*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
La Quinta Inn & Suites Rochester South Hotel Rochester
La Quinta Inn And Suites Rochester South
Hampton Inn Rochester
Rochester Hampton Inn
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“Ask if it's by the ice machine. Good if you require ice constantly, noisy if you don't.”
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“Interstate on back side of hotel. Had no problem with the noise but I would request front side of hotel if sensitive to noise.”
HikingisHeaven, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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