Marion's newest hotel, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites , is conveniently located off I-57 and IL Rte 13 adjacent to Rent One Park. The hotel location is minutes away from the Williamson County Regional Airport (MWA) & within 15 minutes of Southern Illinois University. The Holiday Inn Express and Suites Marion is centrally located to the city's major employers such as Heartland Regional Medical Center, Aisin, Blue Cross Blue Shield, General Dynamics, Pepsi MidAmerica, Marion VA Hospital, John A Logan Community College & Southern Illinois University. Endless recreational activities await visitors of our Marion hotel. The Holiday Inn Express and Suites Marion is about an hour from Shawnee National Forest, home to miles of trails and more than 500 wildlife species. Serious anglers can find an abundance of lakes nearby including Rend Lake and Kinkaid Lake. The hotel is also near the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. Leisure travelers can explore the local culture with area wineries, Marion Civic Center, Williamson County Pavilion & the Illinois Star Centre Mall. Catch a Minor League Baseball game at Rent One Park, home of the Southern Illinois Miners! As a hotel guest in Marion, Illinois, you have access to modern amenities such as wired and wireless Internet access, refrigerators and microwaves, hot breakfast & a 24-hour Business Center. After work or play, our indoor heated pool & 24-hour Fitness Center are a great way to unwind.