Shelby, North Carolina Hotel's Your Top Choice This Shelby hotel's smoke-free rooms are a great choice for a pleasant stay in North Carolina. The Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Shelby @ Hwy 74 is conveniently located near beautiful, historic downtown Shelby and centrally situated between Charlotte, Asheville and Hickory, NC and Greenville and Spartanburg, SC. Our friendly staff can help make your stay more comfortable in this "All-American City." The hotel's location in Shelby, NC is perfect for those traveling to meetings at the Walmart Distribution Center, PPG Industries, Sara Lee Corporation and Gardner Webb University. We're also just minutes from Hurst Jaws of Life Rescue System and Cleveland Community College. Our free high-speed, wired and wireless Internet access makes it easy to stay in touch with the office and prepare for meetings, too. There is so much to see and do in Shelby. The hotel's guests are right next to Cleveland Mall and only three miles from the "Main Street Community" of downtown Shelby. Travel back in time on the City Park Carousel, celebrate our musical heritage at the Earl Scruggs Center and Don Gibson Theater or enjoy a taste of the North Carolina mountains at one of the local vineyards close to the hotel's property. In Shelby, NC, our staff is waiting to take care of you. From a good night's sleep to a free, hot breakfast, the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Shelby @ Hwy 74 is your place to "Stay Smart."