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Come Stay at the Best of DeKalb, AL Hotels. Situated against the backdrop of Lookout Mountain at exit 218 off I-59, this quintessential small town provides the kind of serene surroundings necessary to relax. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or an avid antique shopper, we have everything you need at our Fort Payne, Alabama hotel near the DeKalb area. Corporate guests looking for a facility with superior meeting rooms need look no further than the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fort Payne, AL hotel. Our 24-hour business center allows guests to complete their work without ever leaving the property. We are also conveniently located near many companies, including Dekalb Regional Hospital, Ferguson, Siemens, Heil, Gametime, R.T.I., Children's Place and Plasman Corporation. Leisure travelers love that our hotel is near DeKalb and Fort Payne area attractions, as well as exciting outdoor adventures like rock climbing at Little River Canyon. We're also close to array of specialty shops and unique restaurants in the downtown Fort Payne, AL area. Complimentary Wi-Fi is included in all rooms, as well, and guests enjoy free breakfast each morning. Book your room today to experience great amenities, outstanding service and the best of DeKalb area hotels.


· ATM/Cash machine - (In Area)
· Accessible facilities
· Air conditioning individually controlled in room
· Bathtub
· Beauty shop/salon - (In Area)
· Buffet breakfast
· Coffee/Tea maker
· Color television
· Desk with lamp
· Direct dial telephone
· Dry cleaning
· Free parking
· Golf - (In Area)
· Hairdryer
· High speed internet connection
· Housekeeping - daily
· Interior corridors
· Ironing board
· Late check-out available
· Lounges/bars
· Meeting rooms
· Microwave
· Microwave
· Mini-refrigerator
· Non-smoking
· On-Site parking
· Onsite laundry
· Outdoor pool
· Parking
· Private bathroom
· Rollaway bed
· Safe deposit box
· Satellite television
· Separate closet
· Shops and commercial services - (In Area)
· Spare electrical outlet available at desk
· Storage space
· Sundry/Convenience store - (In Area)
· Two-line phone
· Valet same day dry cleaning
· Voice mail
· Wireless internet connection
· Wireless internet connection in public areas

Room Information

Connecting rooms, VCR player
Cups/glassware, Silverware/utensils, Sofa bed
Kitchenette, Cups/glassware, Silverware/utensils, Sofa bed
2 queen beds nonsmoking
1 king bed nonsmoking

Miscellaneous Information

· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 3:00 PM
· Check out time is 11:00 AM
· Time Zone is GMT
· Opened in 1998
· 60 rooms.
· 15 suites.
· 3 floors.

Restaurant Information

Ruby Tuesday's

From our endless fresh garden bar to fork tender ribs and our signature New Orleans seafood to steak and lobster tail, we can satisfy any craving. Ruby Tuesday is within walking distance of hotel and has a full service menu available with a fantastic sa

Cracker Barrel

Homestyle cooking at it's best. Excellent daily specials available for lunch and dinner.

Santa Fe Cattle Co

Steaks, ribs and so much more!

Ruby Tuesday or Santa Fe Cattle Company

Ruby Tuesdays and Santa Fe Cattle Company are walking distance from the hotel.

Meeting Facility

V.I. Prewett Conference Room

Meeting room is adjacent to breakfast area so that both can be rented together or separately. Stationary projector screen and portable both available, as well as a state of the art projector. Other office supplies are also available upon request.

Recreation Information

Fitness center on-site

Fitness center off-site

Outdoor pool

Area Attractions

- Walmart

A half mile away from the hotel and open 24 hours a day. They have a great fresh food and deli department, fresh flowers, wine, pharmacy, clothing and about anything else you would need.

- Fort Payne VFW Fairgrounds
- Chattanooga International
- Birmingham International
- Desoto Golf Course

A 9-hole regulation length golf course. The terrain is rolling with a lake that comes into play. It features 3,007 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. There's an additional set of men's tees when playing an eighteen hole round.

- Alabama Band Fan Club

Located at the intersection of State Hwy 35 & U.S. Hwy. 11 less than a mile off I-59, Exit 218. Closed on Monday and Tuesday. Museum exhibits memorabalia.

- Little River Canyon National Preserve

A United States National Preserve, beautifully scenic that holds that deepest canyon in the United States east of the Mississippi River. 3 Major falls- Little River, Desoto and Grace's High falls, exhilerating trails, breathtaking views, wildflowers, bir

- Desoto State Park

Desoto State Park is accented by a magnificantly rushing 104 ft Desoto Falls formed by the Little River dropping into a gorge where fragrant wildflowers surround the area with trails. Nestled atop beautiful scenic Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama thi

- Unclaimed Baggage Store

If searching for bargins is your passion and the thrill of discovering a one-of-a-kind treasure makes your heart race, come on a shopping adventure like no other on earth! At Unclaimed Baggage in Scottsboro, Alabama, we buy unclaimed baggage and cargo by

- Lake Weiss

Lake Weiss (pronounced "Wice") is an Alabama Power Company hydroelectric impoundment covering 30,200 acres in northeast Alabama on the Alabama -Georgia border. The Weiss lake fishery is the major economic influence in Cherokee County, so the locals treat

- Ft Payne Depot Museum

This beautiful pink sandstone Richardson Romanesque architecture 1891 depot was operated by the Alabama Great Southern Railroad. It served as a train station until 1970. It now houses railroad memorabilia, Dioramas handcrafted back in 1913, Indian Artifac

- Ft Payne Sports Complex

The well maintained Sports Complex is home to junior baseball, softball, and soccer, as well as adult leagues in both soccer and softball. The Will s Valley Recreation Center is state-of-the-art, and is home to various basketball and racquetball leagues,

- City of Mentone

Mentone is a quaint town on top of Lookout Mountain, just fifteen minutes away from the hotel. Saturdays and Sundays are the best days to go shopping for antiques and handcrafted items. Local artists feature their work such as jewelry and pottery in many

- NE Alabama Community College

Local Communitty College that facilitates the local plays and the arts

- Terrapin Hills Golf Club

Terrapin Hills is a private golf course. If you would like to inquire about tee times, membership, or accompanying a member to the course, please contact the course locally. This 18-hole course features 6,696 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par

- Collinsville Trade Day

One of the largest outdoor markets in the South. You will find all kinds of antiques, collectibles, children's toys, clothes, fishing & hunting gear, fresh produce, furniture, tools, animals, and much more. Food vendors are also serving up tasty treats. M

- Fort Payne Opera House

The Fort Payne Opera House was built on Gault Avenue North during the city's industrial boom in 1889. It is the only one in the State of Alabama still in use. The establishment has been used as a movie theatre, live theatre and a public forum. The Opera H

- N.E Alabama Agri-Business Center

Agri Centre an indoor facilty, hosts sporting events, agircultural events, arena events and hosts meetings.Capacity of 2,800 people.

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