Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gulf Shores

160 West Commerce AvenueGulf Shores36542USA
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About Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gulf Shores

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gulf Shores is a contemporary hotel serving the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach areas in Alabama.

The air-conditioned rooms offer flat-screen TV, phone, desk, free local calls, ensuite, hair dryer, free Wi-Fi, ironing set, free newspaper, tea and coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator and daily housekeeping. Some guestrooms are adjoining and offer separate living space, whirlpools or sofa beds.

The leisure hotel features 24-hour front desk, 24-hour business center, fitness center, ice machine, front desk safe, outdoor pool, free parking and spa tub.

A cold and hot Express Start Breakfast buffet is served daily. There are also nearby dining establishments for other meals throughout the day.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gulf Shores is near Waterville USA, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, The Wharf, Gulf Shores Beach and companies such as Vulcan Materials and BFGoodrich.


160 West Commerce Avenue, Gulf Shores, AL, 36542, USA
Telephone: +1(251)9486191 | Fax: +1(251)9486999 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel safe
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Kudos to the Breakfast Staff

Guests mentioned that the hot breakfast bar served this hotel is one of the best they've had when it comes to the hot and cold free breakfast buffet bar. They mentioned that practically everything you could want is available and appetizing.

Beach Minutes Away

While this location isn't directly on the beach, guests mentioned it's about a two-minute drive. They like this because it's far enough away to avoid the commotion, but close enough that the trip is easy to make. Plus, for those who may not want to go to the beach there is a small pool at the hotel, which guests said they enjoyed.

Superior Customer Service

Visitors mentioned that the staff does an excellent job of making guests feel important. In fact, some guests compared their interactions with the employee that that you might find at more expensive hotel, which made their experience all the better.

Negative Reviews

Bed Firmness Possible Issue

For some guests, they had issues with the beds. According to some travelers they were a bit too hard for their liking. Overall, most guests didn't have an issue with the firmness of the mattresses.

Rooms a Bit on the Smaller Side

Some guests mentioned that the rooms seem small. Others stated that they seem to be cluttered with too much furniture, such as tables and chairs. The majority of visitors, however, didn't have an issue with room size.

No Issues Reported

So far, no recent negative opinion has been expressed by guests about this hotel.

Rating Overview

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8.6 /10
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8.6 out of 10 based on 2920 reviews