Guest's love this hotel's MILITARY FRIENDLY atmosphere The newly renovated Holiday Inn Express Leesville is a 100% smoke and pet free hotel located in West Central Louisiana just 4 miles from Fort Polk Joint Readiness Training Center. While visiting the Home of Heroes during the annual Freedom Festival stay with us right outside all of the hustle but within a few blocks of major restaurants and shops like Chili's Bubba Que's and Wal-Mart. Leesville is convenient to Fort Polk Louisiana's largest Army installation and within minutes of several area attractions like Hodges Gardens State Park Empire Point Gardens South Toledo Bend State Park Cypress Bend Golf Course and Kisatchie National Forest. Take time to discover all that Fort Polk and Leesville have to offer. Several universities have Fort Polk satellite campuses like Northwestern State University Lamar Saltar Louisiana State University and Central Michigan University. Fort Polk is host to several festivals such as Freedom Fest West La Forestry Fest and Cajun Fest. Enjoy our Fitness Center or polish a presentation in the Business Center. We have a boardroom for your professional meetings and a spacious banquet room for family or small wedding events. We also offer Free Wired & Wireless High Speed Internet. DeRidder and Alexandria are just a short drive away.