Holiday Inn Express Orange Beach-On The Beach
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Today was our Pensacola Tour. We left the RV Park on a tour bus at 8:30am and headed for our first stop at the National Naval Aviation Museum at the Naval Air Station Pensacola. It is one of the world's largest aviation Museums and is the largest Department of the Navy museums in the United States. There are more than 150 vintage aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard
... by for emergency leave but that didn't happen.) Seven months later he sees his son for the 1st time. Did that leave a bad taste for a career in the Navy with us!!!!! You bet!!!!
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... we did different errands - groceries, hospital for blood tests, massage (oh it was so great, first one in a long time), then headed out for dinner at this wild place called McGuire's Irish Pub, with $1.8 million dollars in $1 bills all over the ceilings and walls. Had a great steak dinner that fed us for days after.
Saturday was a beautiful day, one of few since I have been here. We decided to take the ...
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How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
Historical Traveler Reviews Holiday Inn Express Orange Beach-On The Beach
Pool, Beach, and Staff were great
When we arrived at the hotel we were immediately greeted with a smile and good evening by the gentleman at the front counter. Considering the drive that we just finished this was just what we needed. The room was spacious and well stocked with everything you may need during your vacation. My husband forgot most of his bathing supplies and the staff was ready to replace what we needed with supplies that the hotel carries for things like that. The highlights were the huge breakfast, beautiful pools with waterfall mind you, and the beach. I just don't think we could have had a better time. thank you we will be back
The room was fine for one night. We were passing through Orange Beach and thought we'd give it a try. The pool is clean and well maintained. The sliding door in our room was difficult and the bathroom needed some work, new sealing on tub, a few new tiles, ect. The water pressure was excellent as was the plentiful breakfast selection. Overall adequate but I would choose a condo over this hotel for the price. Would not recommend for honeymooners, singles, or childless married couples. Even in August there were many kids at the pool to interrupt relaxation.
We just got back from a 2 night stay at the Holiday Inn in Orange Beach. Since we were only staying 2 nights, we didn't have a lot of options. The Holiday Inn wasn't bad at all. The rooms were small, and there weren't many frills, but we weren't there much. The complimentary breakfast was very convenient, and the staff was extremely friendly. The pool was open even though the website said it was down...it was wonderful for my 2 small children. It had water fountains squirting up, and the kids had a blast. The walk to the beach was quick, and the crowds were extremely low. (Several condos on each side of the hotel were under repair.)
Very nice hotel
Me and my husband stayed at the Holiday Inn on Orange Beach for 7 nights. It was a very nice and clean hotel. The cleaning staff was very friendly and left us towels/soap/trash bags/etc when we had the "do not disturb" sign on the door. The pool was nice during the day and the hot tub was wonderful at night. The beach was very clean and not too crowded. We are planning our next vacation and I have already booked the Holiday Inn. :)
I loved this hotel, but I like most Holiday Inns. We like to stay at condo's because we have a child. But this was perfect for my husband and I. The pool was nice, and the hot tub was very nice. The free breakfast was more then you could eat, and the cinnamon rolls were great. Everything was clean, and the staff was for the most part friendly. I was there the weekend of the 08/21/04. I would have to say my only complaint is the gentleman running the bar that day was the hardest person to get along with. I would go to get a drink which might I add cost $6.50 each and he would be to busy smoking to pay me any attention. I walked up to the bar one time and he told me I would have to come back. Holiday Inn is a great place to stay, and I will be back. But I hope that the employee is either gone, or has changed his attitude about how to treat guest. But none the less thanks for the good time!
Stayed here for four nights a couple of weeks ago. Very clean and well maintained public areas. Elevators can be quite slow at busy times. Nice exercise room and guest laundry machines seem brand new, must be why it's $1.50 to wash and $1.50 to dry, but being new work very well. Had a queen/queen with plenty of room for extra bed (twin aerobed) and beach 'stuff'. Square table with two chairs. Nice little balcony with two plastic chairs and a little plastic table, great for drying swim suits, but even with the double sliding door, very little light got into the room because of the 12 story condo monster a few yards to the west of the hotel. The gulf facing and eastern rooms would have more light, but the eastern rooms didn't look as deep as our room, so wouldn't have as much sq footage. While the room seemed updated, the air unit was old and very noisy, but worked. Possibly a good thing because it drowned out the hotel and condo noises. Nice little cabinet with fridge underneath and microwave on eye-level shelf. Nice counter to make sandwiches on and housed coffee pot and storage above microwave and next to fridge. Little interaction we had with staff they were fine. Hotel beach towels not too nice; very threadbare but my kids didn't complain. Typical breakfast fare, lots of signs for some special cinnamon rolls, but never saw them. Hardboiled eggs, yogurt, toast, bagels, waffles, muffins, apples/bannanas, cereal, milk (2%/skim), orange/apple juice. Coffee all day. Didn't use the little bar/sandwich place at the pool ($6-$8 sandwiches), went to the bruno's across the street and bought sandwich stuff, easymac kind of fare. Had typical chairs/umbrellas for $25(?)/day rent you can charge to your room. Beach is shallow but nice and soft, shell-less, and seems pretty crowded with the monster condo next door in the summer. Pool is big enough with a pretty nice size hot tub and plastic lounge chairs. We won't stay here again, it didn't impress us with so many other choices and hopefully the State Park renovating soon.
We were only staying there for one night,(we always stay at other places but we were waiting for our other place to become vacant) The room was very clean and the staff at the front desk was somewhat friendly. The problem occured the next morning when we walked out for breakfast and became locked out of our room. We had to get a staff member to open our door for us any time we needed to re enter. It was a pain to keep getting them, and they acted like it was a problem. We had plenty of time before check out so I decided to tell the manager how disappointed we were, there were 3 guys working on our door with a hole in it and we needed to use the bathroom, etc.. The manager just said "great" and Thank you for expressing your concern with a big smile. we were very inconvienced and I was shocked that this was not a bigger deal to him. At check out I expressed my feelings again and he snapped at me with "we are only charging you half price!" personally I would have been offering much more if I had a customer with three kids locked out of their room ALL morning. We visit orange beach regularly and so do many of our friends, this will not be on our list or theirs.
Needs maintenance work
This is an adequate hotel. Nice view from gulf front fourth floor room.
Rooms are clean and a/c in our room was cold. The surface area around pool needs to be reconditioned and painted. Overall uneventful experience. There are much nicer places to stay in Orange Beach but you will have to spend more dollars. We paid $179.00 a night and I personally will not stay there again for that amount of money. Check out the Peredido Beach Resort. We paid $249.00 a night there and it was well worth it. The room we had was a gulf front suite probably 4 times the size of our Holiday room on a beach section that was 3 times the width. The breakfast buffet at Perdido ws excellent with the omelet station a nice bonus.
Excellent vacation hotel
My family has stayed at this hotel on several vacations to the orange beach area. Each time the hotel and rooms are clean, the staff is friendly and helpful. The pool area is spacious and clean. The hotel is located right on the beach which is great. If vacationing in the Orange Beach area, this is where we will stay every time.
Best Location/Best Beach
We were in love with the Holiday Express. The beach is just a few steps from the pool. A nice sized hot tub. FRESH beach towels supplied each morning. The staff was extremely friendly. Couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. Look forward to going back.