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Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown

221 North Gay Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

+1 410 400 8045

per night


based on 395 reviews

About Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown, Baltimore

Value for money

Housed in the original 20th century Old Town Bank building, the Holiday Inn Express Baltimore Downtown is located just minutes from the Baltimore Inner Harbor, Convention Center and many area attractions and businesses. Our accommodations are the convenient choice for both our business and leisure travelers!.We are a pet friendly hotel We are the closest downtown hotel to Johns Hopkins Hospital, only blocks from Mercy Hospital, and in close proximity to the University of Maryland Medical Center. In addition, the Central Business District and government area are just blocks away! With our business center, meeting facilities and free Wi-Fi access availability, our corporate guests have everything with the convenience of downtown. Priceless adventures await you in downtown Baltimore! Our hotel's location is ideal for exploring. Stroll through the Inner Harbor, where you can find fine dining, shopping,entertainment and many of the city's top sights including the National Aquarium,Port Discovery,Ripley's Believe It or Not! and Fort McHenry. Bring the family or friends where you can catch an Orioles game at Camden Yards or a Ravens game at M&T Bank Stadium. Our hotel features great amenities and services with a 24-hour fitness center and a complimentary Express Start Breakfast Buffet!We also provide free scheduled shuttle service to Johns Hopkins Hospital,Mercy Hospital,Baltimore Penn Station and the Baltimore Convention Center.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air purifiers
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Newspapers
  • VIP room facilities
  • Storage available


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans


  • Grocery deliveries
  • Minibar
  • Breakfast included
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Coffee shop

Parking and transportation

  • Shuttle service (free)
  • EV charging station
  • Secured parking
  • Parking
  • Private parking


  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Fax
  • Desk


  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown

Attractions in Baltimore, Maryland curated by momondo

Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown location: 221 North Gay Street, Baltimore, MD 21202


The Baltimore Convention Center0.7 mi
Inner Harbor Marina-Baltimore0.9 mi
Johns Hopkins Hospital1.0 mi
Fells Point Historic Area1.1 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Golden Star Restaurant0.0 mi
Ida B's Table0.1 mi
Mex0.2 mi
Circus Bar & Restaurant0.2 mi

Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown Reviews

GreatBased on 395 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff very helpful and congenial (in 61 reviews)
  • Comfortable and clean room. (in 47 reviews)
  • Breakfast had a great selection (in 46 reviews)
Cons -
  • Parking was unavailable Neighborhood was horrible (in 30 reviews)
  • Didn't like parking not enough (in 28 reviews)
  • Drug addicts outside the hotel door. (in 21 reviews)

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Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $18/night difference in the average price of 2 star hotels in Baltimore ($116/night) and the average nightly rate at Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown ($98/night).

  • If there is no traffic, the 8.7 mi drive between Baltimore/Washington and Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown should only take about 26min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Baltimore/Washington to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $21/day for a base model rental. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown. The nearest airport to the hotel is Baltimore/Washington.

  • Yes, dogs and pets are welcome at Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown.

  • One of the easiest dining options for Baltimore guests staying in Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown is +1 410 400 8045.

  • Getting to Baltimore city center should be easy enough, as it is just 0.3 mi away from Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown. In Baltimore city center you will find Baltimore City Hall, along with many other popular sights and things to do.

  • For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown, call +1 410 400 8045.

  • Yes, Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown has a fitness center available for guests who would like to use it throughout their stay.

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