Beautiful Scenery Surrounds Hotel in Poteau, OK Set in the shadow of Cavanal Hill amidst the great plains of Oklahoma, the Holiday Inn Express® Poteau hotel's location is ideal for travelers of all kinds. Boasting business opportunities, entertainment and lots of character, Poteau provides something for each of the hotel's guests. Poteau, Oklahoma offers professional patrons convenience. Companies, including AES, Kiamichi, Kenco Plastics and Southern Star are located in or near Poteau. The hotel's location also caters to government travelers and academics, with both Fort Smith and Carl Albert State College close by. The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is in the area, as well, within minutes of the hotel's property. Poteau, Oklahoma is home to many great attractions. Guests are encouraged to take the Talimena Scenic Drive and discover the breathtaking vistas afforded by Cavanal Hill. The Ouachita National Forest is also located nearby and offers another avenue for exploring the area's natural beauty. Here guests can enjoy camping, swimming, hunting, hiking and more. The Holiday Inn Express® Poteau hotel's amenities make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. A free hot breakfast is provided daily. Laundry facilities are available on-site, 24 hours a day. A Fitness Center, indoor pool and outdoor hot tub offer recreation, and a 24-hour Business Center has the resources you need to be productive. Come Stay Smart in beautiful Poteau.