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Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown

221 North Gay Street , Baltimore, Maryland 21202

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EXPRESS Start™ Breakfast

It’s fresh, it’s hot, and it’s free. Dig into our free Express Start Breakfast full of your favorites to help kick start your day.

Breakfast offering may vary by hotel location

We’re big on the little things. Like Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, and all the in-room conveniences that make you feel right at home, even when you’re away.
Power up while you power down. Bedside outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you’ll get some solid shut-eye.

Explore Our Hotel

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 a convenient choice for both our business and leisure travelers!

We are a pet-friendly hotel and 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! we also offer cruise packages rates all year long which comes with a complimentary shuttle to and from the cruise port. 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 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.

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Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
If you are looking for a hotel in Baltimore, Maryland with great rooms, look no further. Enjoy modern perks such as free Wi-Fi access and a 40-inch flat screen TV with HBO. A microwave and refrigerator make you feel at home. You can wake up refreshed after sleeping on a plush triple-sheeted bed.
Room Features


  • Black-out Shades
  • Crib Available
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • In-room Safe
  • Separate Hanging Closet
  • In-Room Heating and A/C Controls

Bathroom/Personal Care

  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom Amenities Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Bathtub
  • Separate/Walk-in Shower
  • Separate Vanity Area

In-Room Features

  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Tea Maker
  • Flat-screen TV
  • iPod Docking Station with Clock Radio
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Desk-level Electrical Outlet
  • Free Local Calls
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Premium Channels
  • Stereo/Radio
  • Direct-dial Phone
  • Two-line Phone
  • Phone with Voicemail
  • 120DC

Added Value

  • Connecting Rooms Available
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
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Eat & Drink
Complimentary full American Hot Breakfast buffet every morning. Countless local restaurants for every flavor within walking distance of the hotel.
  • Full Breakfast Included
  • Breakfast Buffet Included
  • Continental Breakfast Included
  • Complimentary Coffee in Lobby
  • Kids Eat Free
  • Off-site Restaurant Delivery Available
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Business Services

  • 1 Meeting Room(s) Available
  • On-Site Business Center
  • Printer
  • Copier
  • Scanner

Internet Access

  • Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
  • Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
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Health & Fitness

Complimentary Fitness Center

Our on-site fitness center offers a convenient place to work out during your stay and features updated equipment including Treadmills, Elliptical, Bicycle, barbells, mat, medicine balls and multi trainer

Hours of Operation: 1:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Fitness Center Type: LIMITED

Fitness Center Equipment:

  • Elliptical Machines
  • Free Weights
  • Stationary Bicycle
  • Treadmill

Last Renovation of Fitness Center Equipment: 2020

Housekeeping & Laundry

  • Daily Housekeeping
  • On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities
  • Hours of Operation: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Added Value

  • Language Interpretation
  • Wake Up Calls
  • ATM/Cash Machine
  • Ice Machine

Hotel Details

221 North Gay Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21202

United States


Check In: 3:00 PM

Check Out: 11:00 AM

Check-in Age: 21

  • Parking + -

    • Daily Self-Parking Fee: 15 USD
    • There are 32 spaces available on a first come first served basis at $15.00 a night. Limited area for oversized vehichles such as work trucks, buses & campers at $50.00 per vehicle per night when contacting hotel in advance. Limited parking for all guests.
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    • ***A Delay of 15 to 25 minutes may occur depending on traffic and number of stops*** ***SHUTTLE DOES NOT HAVE LIFT OR RAMP TO BE ABLE TO TRANSPORT WHEELCHAIR*** Pick up on the hour & Drop off on the 1/2 of the hour ask FD For more information

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  • Accessibility + -

      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Elevators
    • Public Restrooms
    • Registration Desk
    • Exercise Facility
    • Business Center
    • Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 1

      Hotel Areas with Accessible Routes from Accessible Public Entrance

    • Registration Area
    • Accessible Guest Rooms
    • Business Center
    • Meeting Room
    • Exercise Facility

      Provided by Hotel

    • Accessible Self Parking
    • Van Accessible Self Parking
    • Ramp Access
    • Portable Bathtub Seats
    • Closed Caption TVs
    • Telephone with TDD
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
    • Communication Kits with Visual Alarms
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    • Pets Allowed
    • Service Animals Allowed
    • Pet Walking Area On-site
    • Pet Deposit per Stay: 50 USD
    • Pet Fee per Night: 50 USD
    • A non refundable fee of 50.00 dollars will be required for all pets per reservation.
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    • Smoke-Free Facility
    • Number of Floors: 7
    • Total Number of Rooms: 68
    • Number of Suites: 5
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 68
    • Number of Accessible Rooms: 5
    • Connecting Rooms Available
    • Public Spaces Renovated in: 2020
    • Guest Rooms Renovated in: 2021

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  • Languages + -

    Languages Spoken by Staff

    • Arabic
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog
  • Credit Cards + -

    • American Express
    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • Diners Club
    • Carte Blanche
    • JCB
    • Discover
  • Be The Readiest® for your stay

    Our Highlights
    Highlights subtitle
    Baltimore Aquarium Package for Two
    Cruise Packages with Transportation
    Walking distance to Government City Offices
    Parking Adjacent to the Hotel
    Closest hotel to John Hopkins Hospital
    Baltimore Aquarium Package for Two
    Includes 2 Tickets to Baltimore National Aquarium Tickets can be for ages 12 to 63 and or Senior Ages 64 plus. Additional discounted tickets can be purchased separately at the Front Desk. Also included in the package is Free Parking and Breakfast.
    Cruise Packages with Transportation
    Inquire about our Stay, Park and Cruise package which includes 1 night stay, shuttle to and from the Cruise Port, free breakfast and local shuttle within 1 mile of hotel.
    Walking distance to Government City Offices
    We are within walking distance to several Government Buildings and Agencies for the City of Baltimore and also offer shuttle service to these locations. Offices nearby include the Revenue Collections Bureau; State Attorney's Office; Maryland State Government Office, Hopkins Plaza and City Law Department just to name a few.
    Parking Adjacent to the Hotel
    The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown Baltimore offers a parking lot adjacent to the hotel. Fees do apply. Inquire about one of our many discounted parking packages with booking your room with us.
    Closest hotel to John Hopkins Hospital
    Either take a quick walk up the 5 blocks or take our designated shuttle to and from John Hopkins Hospital when you stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown Baltimore. When booking your rooms make sure to ask for either our Patient or Staffing Discounted rates.
    Green Engage
    All of our hotels use the IHG Green Engage system, an innovative online environmental sustainability system that gives our hotels the means to measure and manage their impact on the environment. It’s our way of making sure we’re protecting our surroundings for our guests today, and tomorrow.

    FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown

    • At Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 15 USD.

    • Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

    • No, Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown does not have a pool.

    • Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown is available from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown is from 3:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown offers free WiFi!

    • No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown.

    • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown has 68 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • Pets are welcome at Holiday Inn Express Baltimore-Downtown. There is a pet deposit per stay of 50 USD. Our Pet Policy: A non refundable fee of 50.00 dollars will be required for all pets per reservation..