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 Formula 1 MotoGP XGames Austin Rodeo Austin City Limits Texas Longhorns Football games Sherwood Forest and FIA World Endurance Championship just to name a few. Traveling on business our hotel is ideally located close to three major brick manufacturers namely the Luminant Power Plant 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. We have a charming little Ghost Town just a few miles away and every 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.