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Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island

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2 Tanglewood Dr, Hilton Head, SC 29928-6244
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 21/02/17 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21/02/17 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#20 of 31 hotels in Hilton Head
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Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island invites you to stay assured, play outdoors and relax with peace of mind at Coligny Beach & Plaza. Walk or take a trolley to the beach, shopping, dining, and entertainment. This Hilton Head hotel is centrally located off Forest Beach Drive; next to new Lowcountry Celebration Park. Whether vacationing or staying for business, enjoy more value and first-rate southern hospitality at our 6-acre resort setting. Start your day with the included Hot & Fresh Fare Breakfast Buffet. Unwind at the Outdoor Pool and Sundeck. Workout in the Fitness Center. Stay in touch with the hotel’s Business Center. Enjoy a local produce stand and bike rentals on the front lawn. Pet friendly hotel! Stay assured with IHG Clean Promise. Championship golf is nearby at Heritage Golf Collection and Harbour Town Golf Links; home of RBC Heritage Tournament Presented by Boeing. Hit the Van Der Meer Tennis Center courts. Get outside with Outside Brands. A favorite place on the east coast for groups to celebrate and connect. Small event space: weddings, banquets, reunions, conferences. 9 miles to Hilton Head Island Airport (HHH), 45-minute drive to Savannah Hilton Head International Airport (SAV), 2 miles from USCB Hospitality Campus, 35 miles from MCRD Parris Island, Military Base. We look forward to welcoming you.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Hiking
Kids stay free
Car park
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Snack bar
Vending machine
Patio
Table tennis
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free shuttle or taxi services
Shuttle bus service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Hair dryer
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Safe
Telephone
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Room types
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Levanna N wrote a review 26 Jul
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This Holiday in isn’t up to the standards of most Holiday Inns I have stayed in. Shower had rust and dirt around the bottom area where the caulking is. The ceiling had black stuff on it that looked like mold. 1 small mirror over the sink No chair on balcony The pool water was very dirty. The reception area is down the street room the building we stayed in. I would never stay at this hotel again.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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MIchelle wrote a review 24 Jul
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When we checked into this hotel, the main building that is used to check-in and for breakfast is separate from the building with the actual rooms. Our taxi dropped us off at the main building and we had to hike a good distance to another building with all of our bags to find our room. No help was offered. Upon the third day of our vacation, I noticed several little bites on my leg. I have not 100% confirmed they are bed bug bites, but after reading extensively on it, I highly suspect it. The shower was awful! The handle fell off when I tried to change the temperature. It also made a loud, motor like sound when the water was turned to hot. The shower head was not in good shape and didn’t have any pressure. The floor of the bathroom, lobby, and elevators were all dingy, as were the walls too. Pictures attached show mold in the shower. The fridge needed defrosted and was rusty. I asked the front desk a few questions about local transportation, but they were unable to answer any of those questions. On our final day, we checked out and had to pay a “resort fee” of $18 per day. I don’t understand what we were paying for as there were no resort amenities available. There was a guy trying to sell time shares in the hotel commons one evening. The fountain in the pond was broken or turned off outside our window too. Trash littered the grounds. A broken tree branch was lying in the path the entire time we were there. Due to COVID staff are not cleaning rooms during the stay, so no clean towels or linens or new rolls of toilet paper unless you want to hike and go pick them up yourself. There was no air in the elevators or hallway. Our Uber driver told us a story about how he got stuck on an elevator in the building! Again, I have no idea what the $18 pays for—no amenities, no housekeeping, no help with activities or travel. I have had good luck with Holiday Inns in the past, but there is no way I will be booking here again, although I do hope to visit Hilton Head again soon!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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KAW wrote a review 20 Jul
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina55 contributions50 helpful votes
While I do like the property itself (pretty lagoon, nice pool, awesome playground right next to the parking lot), I was not impressed with the staff. I always stay at IHG hotels and the front desk employee who checked me in is the worst IHG employee I have ever encountered. Here’s why: I used my default credit card to book the room via the IHG app. I wanted to pay with a different card, so at check in I had the front desk representative switch my card associated with the reservation. Checked my bank accounts a little while later and there are holds for the full stay’s amount from both of my bank accounts. I expected it with the card I gave her to pay with, but there’s no reason for 5-7 day holds to be placed with both accounts. I called the front desk and it was the same girl that had checked me in a couple hours prior. I asked about why there are two holds. She said it was because I changed the card. I asked her if she knew that would cause two separate holds, why hadn’t she told me at check in? I would have just kept it with the original card and only had one 5-7 day hold. I feel that common sense was lacking here. I asked to speak to a manager to see if one of the holds could be released. She told me there wasn’t one available, but when they got back in she’d have them call me on my cell phone. It’s been 48 hours and nobody has called me. Very frustrating. Luckily, I just moved money around from other accounts to cover both holds. But for some people who live paycheck to paycheck this really could have put someone in a huge bind! And the cavalier attitude from the front desk rep when I explained this to her was super unprofessional. The elevator has gotten stuck multiple times since we’ve been here... with people inside! Fire and EMS were here our first night to help get them out. I also heard the elevator alarm button being pressed and an other alarm sounding the next morning. This was the left elevator both times. We have only been using the right elevator, and yesterday we rode the elevator up and the doors opened on our floor but the elevator was still moving! I had to pull my daughter back; she almost got very very hurt by this malfunctioning elevator. I called the front desk and they said “okay.” I said, “that’s it?” and she told me they’d let maintenance know. I doubt she did. I wanted to include this in my review to log a paper trail that the elevator is malfunctioning in case someone gets hurt. The hotel has been informed of issues and I truly hope they do something about it. My daughter is lucky she didn’t lose a limb! Also, when guests are waiting for an elevator it’s common courtesy for housekeeping/maintenance staff with a full garbage bun to let the guests use the elevator and then wait until the next one. There was a long elevator line and an employee hopped in front with his garbage bin. I was appalled. I’ve never ever in my life ever seen a hotel employee not step aside and let the guests go first. Small issue, but since I’m already annoyed with staff it’s probably bothering me more than it normally would. Hotel management, if you see this, PLEASE do something about that elevator before someone gets hurt. It’s negligent to keep it operating the way it is now. And please re-train front desk staff to let guests know they will have two separate holds placed if they use a different credit card at check in than the one used to book the room online. Lots of room for improvement with staff here at this hotel. I have two other IHG stays booked during the next week and a half (Raleigh and then Greenville) and I sincerely hope my experiences are way better!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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runningonempty2 wrote a review 19 Jul
Dayton23 contributions7 helpful votes
This is a nice hotel with a few minor issues in the room. Room was clean, but the the restroom does not work and the outlets at the sink do not work. Beds are comfortable, but noisy ac unit. Breakfast was impressive, but a little inconvenient having to walk so far to the separate building… Worth the walk though.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from , Owner at Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Runningonempty2, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback! We are glad you enjoyed the breakfast. There are many delicious options. We are certainly happy you were pleased with the overall cleanliness and comfort of the bed in your guest room. We apologize for the noisy ac and outlets not working. Once we know of these disturbances, we can swiftly provide a solution. Our goal is for your experience to be complete satisfaction. Thank you again. We hope to see you soon.
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SteveBressi wrote a review 14 Jul
The Villages, Florida842 contributions164 helpful votes
Not what we expected. I felt mislead when we checked in – I was expecting accommodations that were a short walk to the beach. In actuality, the hotel rooms were at least ½ mile away from the most crowded beach on the Island. I was also surprised to see that the reception desk and breakfast area was in a separate location about 2 tenths of a mile from the rooms. This is not made clear in the hotel information when booking, and advertising walking distance to the beach is misleading for most people. During our stay – I spoke to several other guests who felt the same – so I know we were not the only guests who felt this way. I listed items that were positive and items than need improvement. Need Improvement: On a Friday evening around 9PM – the front desk line went to voice mail. There were no writing pads available – even from the front desk, No TV listings – the staff blamed covid, but they could have used throw away photocopies or a laminated copy that could be sanitized. The Hallways need freshen up. The pool water was cloudy, which raised questions on the water quality. The hotel had some good points: There was adequate parking – including covered parking. The rooms were clean. Beds were comfortable. Showers worked with hot water most of the time. The breakfast was great – it was like the breakfasts I remember. The WIFI worked great, and the room had plenty of electric and USB outlets. The staff was polite and tried to be helpful. Bottom line is that I do not believe that the value was there. Given the points above – combined with an annoying $18 per day resort fee for a cloudy pool – the value was not there. At almost $1300 for 4 nights, we paid 4-star rates for 2-star accommodations, even if it is Hilton Head in July. We will not return to this property. While there, I spoke to other guests who felt the same way. There are nicer places in Hilton Head for the same price point.
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Response from , Owner at Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island
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Hi Steve, we thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are sorry to learn you felt disappointed. Yes, Coligny Beach can be busy in the summer season! We hope you used the free shuttle to get around as well. We are sorry you could only reach our Front Desk's voicemail on Friday night. We understand your frustration. It's true we are under COVID guidelines with paper and rely heavily on digital. You make a good point about the TV guide, and based on your recommendation have added the TV channels to our website providing a digital TV listing. The pool is cleaned daily and recently was tested by our state's governing safety authority. We are glad you enjoyed the included breakfast, fast WiFi, guest room digital ports, and free parking while staying. Again, we appreciate your time.
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PRICE RANGE
US$140 - US$302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
comfort inn south forest beach hotel hilton head, comfort inn hilton head, hilton head comfort inn
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Quality Inn South Forest Beach
LOCATION
United StatesSouth CarolinaCoastal South CarolinaHilton Head
NUMBER OF ROOMS
153
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Frequently Asked Questions about Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island
Which popular attractions are close to Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island?
Nearby attractions include Coligny Beach (0.4 km), Tiki Hut (0.3 km), and Coligny Beach Park (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, barbeque facilities, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kenny B's French Quarter Cafe, Southern Coney & Breakfast, and The Frozen MOO.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Baynard Plantation Ruins (5.9 km).