Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Elgin, Texas, one of the closest all NON Smoking, Pet friendly hotels outside of Austin, Bastrop, Hutto, Taylor and Giddings! Located only minutes from Austin, home to the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Film and Music Festival, the Holiday Inn Express and Suites is the premier hotel of choice for visitors desiring quick accessibility to the city, while avoiding the high prices and traffic. Ideally situated directly off of Highway 290, we are located between Houston, Waco, Dallas and San Antonio. We make the perfect place to stay if you are attending events in Austin, Circuit of the Americas, MotoGP, XGames, Austin Rodeo, Sherwood Forest and the FIA World Endurance Championship just to name a few. Traveling on business, our hotel is ideally located close to three major brick manufacturers and the Luminant Power Plan, Austin Community College and a proud supporter of our Military and our own Camp Swift Neighbors. Sites you might not be aware of, World renowned Elgin Veterinary Hospital, award winning Meyers Sausage Company and Southside Market and BBQ, look for them on Dinner Drive-ins and Dives on the food network. We have a charming little Ghost Town just a few miles away and very Saturday join us at the Farmers Market down town. Stroll around town and take in the shops and dining, do not miss the opportunity to see our Award winning neighbor “The Owl” Best Downtown Business, population under 50,000 in all of TEXAS.