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Holiday Inn Express London City

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   275 Old Street, London EC1V 9LN, England (East End / East London)
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family (2 adults and 2 teenage children) stayed in this hotel July 4th - 6th. We arrived a few hours early and were relieved to find a locked luggage room where we could leave our suitcases (each suitcase having its own 2 part tag - 1 part tied to the case, the other part given to us to match... More

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New York City, New York
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I give it 4 stars because I enjoyed my stay here which was about a week and a half ago. It was a decent room not as bad as I thought it would be. At the same point who is staying inside the hotel when visiting London? Even if you were on business most of the time you are not... More

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Champaign, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I got a bargain rate when I booked this room, so it was a really good room with a good breakfast at a reasonable rate by London standards. It is close to the Old Street Underground station and on convenient bus routes, which we took to the British Museum and St. Paul's. There are a couple of little grocery stores... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel's location is good - a short walk from Old Street tube station, a longer walk to Liverpool Street which is much better connected, and masses of cheap eateries nearby. The hotel is sandwiched between two roads and is functional rather than beautiful. My room on the 5th floor had air conditioning, a very good shower and a large... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just north of Liverpool Street station. Good location. Decent sized rooms, good bathrooms, even a decent buffet breakfast. But no gym on site, no AC and at the wrong moment the prices can be outrageous. 289 quid for one night in June, but rooms were in short supply. Functional, ok, but not a great deal at any rate... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just popped in here for one night. The staff couldn't have been more helpful - I was stuck with visa issues and they really bent over backwards to help me out. Great location right in the middle of all the fun. Thank you Holiday Inn!

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the hotel is like a big settlement for kids. A lot of people go and come . Anonymous structure without personality. You feel not a guest but on the way...Without services inside...: no frigo bar in the room. The room is enough clean. Bad and poor breakfast. very expensive for the type of hotel. The receptionists are kind anyway

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express London City, responded to this review

Dear marina97, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. It is unfortunate the layout of the hotel prevented you from fully enjoying your visit. We are confident the necessary adjustments will be made, in order to achieve complete guest satisfaction. Thank you again for your comments, we look forward to serving you in the future.... More

Manchester, UK
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at this hotel a few years ago and vowed never to again, however, I couldn't find an alternative when staying for business locally last week. I had a good sized room, it was quiet (or well insulated), the right temperature all night and I probably had the best nights sleep in a hotel I've had for a while. Good... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was fine but it was noisy. There was even a sign in the room warning guests that the air con would be noisy and giving you free ear plugs. I decided to just turn it off at night instead, not realising that it was noisy even when off- it makes a sort of ratcheting noise every now and... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express London City, responded to this review

Dear Johanna S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our property. It is regrettable that the noise disturbance and issues with the air conditioning system prevented you from fully enjoying your stay. We are very sorry for the inconvenience this has caused. We have taken note of your concerns and will certainly work on this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in this hotel on business 9-11th June 2014 and had a very good stay. Pros: comfy bed, choice of pillows, plenty of power points (including both sides of the bed), decent sized rooms, exceptionally clean, good TV and mobile phone signal, comfortable office chair and desk, in room coffee making facilities, free breakfast, excellent WIFI, shower that holds... More

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Address: 275 Old Street, London EC1V 9LN, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > East End / East London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express London City 3*
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Welcome to the Express by Holiday Inn London City. Our hotel is ideally located on the doorstep of the City of London, with the financial districts of Broadgate & Bishopsgate just minutes away for our business guests. We have excellent transport links for the London Underground and Kings Cross & Liverpool Street National Rail terminus not to mention St Pancras International Station for the Eurostar. We sit on the gateway to Hoxton Square, Shoreditch & Brick Lane, whatever your reason for visiting London we are an ideal base for exploring this vibrant area of London. If culture & history mixed with London s coolest restaurants, bars & shopping is what you want then you have just discovered East is the new West! Fear not, for we are also ideally located for London s attractions such as Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Bank of England, Tate Modern, St Paul's Cathedral & South Bank to name but a few. We have just undergone a full refurbishment of our Lobby, Reception, Bar, Restaurant and Meeting Rooms to reflect the cool, contemporary urban location we reside in. We have 224 purpose built bedrooms, all of which are light and spacious with large desk space all rooms are en suite with refreshing power showers as well as a newly installed state of the art interactive television & in room movie system. All of our guestrooms, meeting rooms & public areas are equipped with high speed wi-fi internet access. ... more   less 
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