Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Surprise ! Located in northwest Phoenix in one of the nation's fastest growing cities of Surprise Arizona. Just minutes from downtown Phoenix the hotel is conveniently located near University of Phoenix Stadium home of the Arizona Cardinals and Jobing.com Arena in Glendale. South of this Surprise AZ hotel is the Phoenix International Raceway home to the NASCAR races every April and November. The Holiday Inn Express Surprise hotel is located next door to Surprise Stadium (Spring Training Center for Kansas Royals and Texas Rangers) other Cactus League Arizona Spring Training facilities the hotel is near include Camelback Ranch, Peoria Sports Complex and Goodyear Ballpark. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy being surrounded by Phoenixs top-rated golf courses, miles of hiking & bike trails at White Tank Mountain Regional Park or Lake Pleasant Regional Park just minutes from this Surprise AZ hotel. The Holiday Inn Express Surprise is the smart choice for savvy travelers visiting Banner Health, Sun Health Research Institute , Toyota Proving Ground, Ford/Volvo Proving Grounds, Lockheed Martin, Coca Cola, Luke Air Force Base and Salt River Project. No matter what brings you to Phoenix, Peoria, Glendale or Sun City Arizona, Stay Smart at our newly-built Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites featuring Simply Smart bedding collection and complimentary Express Start® Breakfast.