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Holiday Inn Express Exeter

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Guardian Road M5, Jct. 29 | Exeter Business Park, Exeter EX1 3PE, England
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Ranked #9 of 29 hotels in Exeter
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
44 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This one is a great example of the service, rooms, internet, beds, showers so far.. was great to have a good experience at this chain for once, the good news is they have installed some faith back into me using the chain, and as I have a lot of work coming up in Exeter over the next few weeks, I... More

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ExpressExeter, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review regarding your recent stay with us. I am delighted to read that you chose our hotel for your accommodation in Exeter. The team here are passionate about the service they deliver to our guests, they ensure each guest feels welcome and they do everything they can to ensure each guest... More

Darlington (uk)
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114 reviews 114 reviews
84 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for a few days on business and had a good positive experience. The hotel is well located not far from the M5. The staff were friendly and welcoming at check in and as ever with HI Express I found the room to be clean and modern and ideal for a few days. Free wifi is always welcome too.... More

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ExpressExeter, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay during your business trip to Exeter. Our location is in an excellent position, just minutes from the M5 junction 29 with excellent links into the city. It is great to read that you found the... More

Watford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good quality budget hotel, good bedrooms. Has the feel of a Holiday Inn larger hotel. Restaurant onsite was really good, a minute away over the car park. Breakfast included, good scrambled eggs !! Dead easy to find, come off the M5 at Exeter Services, take the road by the side of the services but don't go into them. Follow road... More

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ExpressExeter, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review regarding your recent stay with us in Exeter. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our hotel is in a great location, just a few minutes off the M5 with great links into the city of Exeter with the benefit of the park and ride... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night on my way down to Cornwall with my son and dog. The location is excellent being so close to the motorway junction, but not actually on it, so it's quiet. Staff were really friendly there with comfortable and clean rooms. They were very accommodating with the my pet and allowed certain areas to eat in... More

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ExpressExeter, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review on Tripadvisor regarding your recent stay with us in Exeter. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and you found our location suited your needs. We are situated just a short distance from the M5 junction 29, we also have great links into the city of Exeter using the park and ride... More

Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wasn't sure what to expect as this was an express hotel. Very pleasantly surprised . The staff were friendly, efficient and very helpful. The hotel rooms were clean and comfortable with tea/ coffee making facilities in them. The bed was comfortable with a choice of pillows. Air conditioning was a welcome addition in the recent hot weather. Breakfast was a... More

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ExpressExeter, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your online review regarding your recent stay in Exeter. I am so pleased to read that you chose our hotel for your accommodation. Each member of our guest service team are passionate about delivering a great guest experience to each of our guests, so it is lovely to read that you found the team here friendly,... More

Kent, England
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I usually choose a Holiday Inn for their reliability of the same standard. A pleasant stay with courteous staff and nice clean rooms. The overflowing bin outside the main door to the reception which I reported was dealt with promptly. I didn't have the breakfast and the wifi was just about adequate. Perfect for a nights' stop over and easy... More

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ExpressExeter, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experiences regarding your recent stay with us. I am so pleased you chose our hotel for your recent accommodation in Exeter. It is lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay and you found our team members courteous. I am sorry you found the bin outside the door overflowing. The team here regularly check the... More

Townsville, Australia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
46 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booking in was pleasant and quick, room was large and clean and very tidy. The bathroom had good water pressure and constant hot water which was very pleasant. Room was modern and in good repair. Sleep quality let the side down as the main bed was hard and the fold out sofa was difficult to sleep on although it was... More

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ExpressExeter, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your online review regarding your recent stay with us in Exeter. I am pleased to read you found your accommodation clean and tidy and you enjoyed the shower in your room. I am sorry to hear you found the mattress in your room too hard. The team here will always do their best to ensure each... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Stayed over night as attending a party nearby. Nice clean rooms, good facilities, friendly staff who were happy to provide an early check in and order taxis. Free breakfast buffet most welcome. Can't go wrong for the price. Although we couldn't pick up wifi signal in the hotel, it wasn't a problem for us as we were only there to... More

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ExpressExeter, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experiences regarding your recent stay with us in Exeter. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and you found the room clean and the team here friendly. Each member of our Guest Service team are dedicated to providing the best guest experience to our guests, it is fantastic to read that this was the... More

Flitwick, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Exeter overnight to break a long drive to Cornwall. The property is modern, comfortable and in a good state of repair. The staff were friendly and helpful. The food at breakfast was fresh and of good quality. I'd recommend this hotel for anyone looking to break a road journey to or from... More

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ExpressExeter, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your online review regarding your recent stay with us in Exeter. It is great to read that you found us in a convenient location to break up your long journey, throughout the year so many families book with us for that purpose and it is lovely to see the same guests on their way back too.... More

Gloucester
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We used this hotel as a one night stopover before taking a flight from Exeter Airport. I must say the location just off junction 29 of M5, and about 10mins from the airport proved to be the ideal location for us. The room wuss clean and comfortable, and next morning we were able to get a perfectly adequate self service... More

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ExpressExeter, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review regarding your recent stay with us in Exeter. I am so pleased you found our location suited your needs, we have a great location for travellers flying our from Exeter Airport and we also have great links into the City of Exeter. It is great to read you found your... More

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Address: Guardian Road M5, Jct. 29 | Exeter Business Park, Exeter EX1 3PE, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Exeter 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Enjoy value and convenience at the Holiday Inn Express Exeter hotel, located just outside Exeter with good transport links. Our modern hotel is situated by a small lake just off junction 29 of the M5 and 5 minutes' drive from Exeter International Airport. There's plenty of complimentary parking on site and you can take advantage of the local park and ride bus service to get into Exeter's cosmopolitan city centre. Fill up at Holiday Inn Express Exeter's complimentary continental breakfast with hot items, served from 6.30am in our Great Room. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel making staying in touch a breeze and you can host business events in our 3 naturally lit meeting rooms.Holiday Inn Express Exeter is the only hotel to be located in Exeter Business Park and we're also conveniently placed for meetings at the Met Office, 5 minutes' walk away. Make the Holiday Inn Express Exeter hotel your handy stop-off if you're travelling to or from Cornwall. Our friendly Front Desk staff can help you plan days out to nearby Dartmoor National Park and the breathtaking Jurassic Coast. After a day of meetings or sightseeing, Holiday Inn Express Exeter's sleek Great Room bar is a welcoming spot to mingle with friends. Retire to your air-conditioned Guest room to unwind with complimentary tea and coffee and watch TV on your 32-inch flatscreen. Wi-Fi is free for guests who book directly with the hotel. ... more   less 
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