Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex

8551 East Blue Parkway, Kansas City, MO (Map)
11.4 miles from Kansas City centre (as shown on map)
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex



Hotel Overview

Rooms: 81
Check-in time: 15:00
Check-out time: 11:00

This hotel is located 11 miles from downtown Kansas City, Missouri and Independence Event Center. The Holiday Inn features an indoor pool and rooms with free Wi-Fi. The air-conditioned rooms at Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Kansas City are furnished with a microwave and refrigerator. Each comfortable accommodation has a 32-inch, flat-screen TV, work desk and coffee maker. A daily buffet breakfast featuring the hotel?s signature cinnamon rolls is served in the morning. Guests of the Kansas City Holiday Inn Express can work out in the gym and relax in the jacuzzi. The hotel also has a business center and free parking. Swope Golf Course is an 8-minute drive from the Holiday Inn Express. The hotel is 13.2 miles from Kansas City Downtown Airport.


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Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Airport Shuttle
Free Internet Access
Fitness Center/Spa
Swimming Pool
Pets Allowed
Non Smoking Hotel
Handicapped Rooms
Business Center

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City Sports Complex Guest Reviews


Overall Guest Score: Good | 3.8 out of 5

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Poor | 1.5 out of 5

BY: Verified Hotel Guest

Sun, 11 August 2013

Management needs to take a serious look at it's protocol and standards of business practices. Overall staff was not knowledgeable about the area, had no investment in the facility nor guest accommodations. The pool and hot tub were most likely not up to health code and in fact a real health threat with a greenish brown murky water and slimy ring around the pool. Same for the breakfast that was not kept at a safe temp. for food safety. Had we not pre-paid to obtain a good rate we would have left and RAN from the place but we did not have the ability to pay yet again for our hotel room. As it was, we stayed out of the pool and hot tub, ate breakfast out away from the hotel and moved quickly through the facility so as to avoid contracting disease. While in the parking lot we observed some LARGE vermin on the adjacent lot of the abandoned building a Muskrat, perhaps? We will not be staying in this Holiday Inn Express ever again. Too scary and not within proximity to be considered a hotel for the Sports Complex. Much too much inaccurate marketing of this location/facility.

Pros:  Our room was nice and clean for the most part. 3 light bulbs were out and we had to change them out ourselves. We accidentally broke on in the process and when contacting the housekeeping staff they allowed US to use their vacuum to clean it up. Thanks!!!
Cons:  Front desk staff did not know anything about the area and could not direct us to a grocery store, in fact told us there were none even though we found 2 within a mile. We stayed 4 days and each day the same debris was in the halls. The pool was GROSS!

Poor | 0.5 out of 5

BY: Verified Hotel Guest

Mon, 29 July 2013

Would NOT recommend this hotel to ANYONE! And this coming from someone who lives in a town named Colon.

Pros:  The employees were very polite and friendly.
Cons:  The pool and hot tub were discusting! Overgrown weedsand the abandoned buildings around made it an unattractive area. Our TV didn't work majority of the time, ants in the bathroom,rusty scratches in the tub and air cond. had to be set to 60 to work well

Pleasant | 3 out of 5

BY: Sarah

Tue, 23 April 2013

We stayed at this hotel for the weekend because of the Nascar races. It was a distance from the speedway, but it was cheaper than other HI Expresses. The hotel was convenient to get to off of the interstate. We arrived late, close to midnight, and the front desk staff wasn't overly friendly, but she was prompt. On Saturday morning, we went down to breakfast, and there was a nice selection of food, the only problem was the eggs were dry and cold, as was the biscuit and gravy. In fact all the food was cold, this was also true on Sunday. After a long day walking all over at the Speedway and mall, we were really looking forward to hot tub, but unfortunately, it was out of order. The high lights of this hotel is the maid staff. We were offered assistance by 3 different ladies on the cleaning crew, as well as greeted friendly by all of them. They were observed helping parents with young children manage their way through the breakfast area and helped direct people where to locate the ice machines. Another highlight was the rooms. They were spacious, clean and the beds were very comfortable. All in all, I would recommend this place if you don't want to soak in the hot tub, and aren't planning on eating a hot breakfast. The comfortable beds and clean rooms out weighed the negative aspectss.

Pros:  The room was nice and clean. The beds were very comfortable.
Cons:  The hot tube was broken when we visited, which was a bummer. Also, the breakfast both days was less than desirable. All of the food items that were supposed to be hot, were luke warm at best.
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