Holiday Inn Express
991 Russell Road • (540) 562-3229 • Website
Situated near Interstate 81, this contemporary hotel is a 9-minute drive from Valley View Mall and an 11-minute drive from the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport. The modern rooms come with work desks and flat-screen TVs, plus microwaves, minifridges and coffeemakers. Suites additionally provide pull-out sofas. There's also free WiFi and high-pressure showerheads, plus kids 19 and under stay free with an adult. Amenities include a complimentary breakfast buffet, parking and an outdoor pool, as well as a business center and an on-site fitness center.