Welcome to the Star City's Best Downtown Roanoke Hotel If you're looking for the best hotels in Roanoke, VA, look no further than the 100% smoke free Holiday Inn Express® Roanoke - Civic Center accommodations.Our hotel is the closest hotel to the Roanoke Civic Center, downtown Roanoke, and important area businesses and attractions. Our Roanoke, VA hotel's location is ideal for business travelers with meetings in downtown Roanoke and the surrounding area. The Civic Center is one block from our front door and the Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA) is five miles. Coca-Cola and Norfolk Southern are nearby. We have free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel, and our 24-hr Business Center offers copy, fax and print services to help you prepare for meetings in Roanoke, VA. Lodging at our smoke free downtown Roanoke hotel provides leisure guests with easy access to nearby museums, including the new Taubman Museum of Art, Center in the Square and the Science Museum of Western Virginia. Nearby Mill Mountain is home to the Discovery Center Nature Center, the Mill Mountain Zoo and the Roanoke Star, the largest man-made star in the world. Few hotels in Roanoke, VA offer as many perks as we do. From our free breakfast buffet to 24-hour coffee in our lobby, you'll feel at home here. You can relax by an outdoor pool or workout with a free guest pass to the YMCA, just across the street. See why we're the best choice among downtown Roanoke, VA hotels.