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Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1QA, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Limerick, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good location, easily accessible from the airport. Staff very helpful and rooms are clean, bathroom showing signs of usage but to be expected in high volume turnover hotels. Breakfast was fine and okay qulaity.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here twice now for concerts at LG. Good comfortable rooms. Nice and clean with tea and coffee making facilities and toiletries. Breakfast is good as long as you aren't there for a really popular busy concert as the queues are ridiculous. About a 20 min walk to arena or a short taxi ride for a fiver if booked with... More

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JCH1709, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor. I'm pleased to read you enjoyed your stay. It's great to hear you've come back to us after a previous stay! We do hope to see you again when you next attend a concert. Thank you for choosing IHG. Kind Regards Samuel Blount Guest Service Manager More

Banbury
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120 reviews 120 reviews
57 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On leaving the hotel for our early morning flight, we were horrified to find that the fire doors from our ground-floor room-corridor to Reception opened INWARDS, not outwards. We can't comment on any other fire doors in the hotel. Imagine panic-stricken guests streaming along the corridor to escape in case of fire, pushing against the doors only to find they... More

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JCH1709, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry that you were concerned about the fire doors at the hotel. Please be assured that we take the health and safety of our guests very seriously and that we would not operate with anything was deemed unsafe. If you would like to discuss further I... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for business purposes recently and throughout my 8 nights all the staff where fantastic. In particular Katrina who every night when I visited the bar/vending machines made my stay extremely pleasant, like all the staff she was always upbeat and happy to help. The overall standard of the hotel was very good and the housekeeping staff always... More

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JCH1709, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for your 5 start review on Trip Advisor. I am thrilled you found everything to be excellent with your stay. I know Katryna will be thrilled to see this review. At Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC we are dedicate to ensure all of our guests are taken care of and that everyone enjoys their... More

Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for recent Festival of Quilts, and the hotel was understandably very busy, however everything was very good.The rooms were spotlessly clean, as were the general areas of the hotel. The breakfasts were good and plentiful. The most outstanding area of excellance came from all the staff we encountered over the days of our stay. Every shift were a... More

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JCH1709, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am happy you found our rooms to be spotlessly clean. I know all the staff here at Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC will be thrilled to see this review as they have achieved their goals in taking care of our valued guests. We really do like to excel ourselves... More

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a two night stay at as I needed somewhere specifically in this area. Was more than pleased with the standards which represented excellent value for money when booked in advance. Room was very clean with good standard of linens. Staff were professional and helpful. Breakfast was adequate for the price paid. Charming Pub adjacent to the hotel - pay... More

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JCH1709, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for 4 star review on Trip Advisor. I am extremely pleased you enjoyed your stay and found our standards to be great value for money. I will pass on your review to our staff as they will be thrilled to know they made your stay pleasurable. It is truly rewarding to my staff when a guest... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here in July 14 had a very early flight. The room ok clean enough but had some noisy neighbours in next door room so after 2 hours complaining had to change our room. The staff was helpful. The food Menu not that good and nothing else around to eat..

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JCH1709, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for leaving us a review on Trip-Advisor. I am most pleased you found our rooms to be clean as this is something we pride ourselves on. I am sorry to hear you experienced noise from the neighbours in the corridor and I do apologise it took so long for you to be moved, this is something... More

Nottingham area
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very conveniently situated hotel, the rooms are spacious and clean. The staff pleasent and helpfull but the food really let it down, we were on a coach trip so did not expect silver service at dinner, however I did not expect to queue at a servery to have the meal served school canteen style. It was bland... More

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JCH1709, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for taking the team to leave us a review on Trip Advisor. I am most pleased you found our staff to be pleasant and helpful. It is always rewarding knowing our staff are there to help. I was most dis-heartened to hear of your disappointment regarding the food at the hotel as we normally receive such... More

Merthyr Tydfil
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here overnight before our flight, and was extremely pleased. Excellent welcome at reception, and pleasantly surprised with room. Spacious, and spotlessly clean. breakfast was good, and sufficient to start our holiday. Only 10 minutes to airport, so great to break up journey from home. Well recommended particularly for stop over before flying

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JCH1709, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you had a lovely holiday. We hope to see you again in the future. Regards Fiona General Manager More

England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on our return from our long haul flight home. We were able to park at the hotel, jump into a taxi and go to the airport all in about 10 mins. On our return we landed at stupid o'clock in the morning with two children, again jumped into a taxi and within 15 mins we were all... More

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JCH1709, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am pleased we made your journey easy before and after your holiday. It's lovely to hear that we exceeded your expectations and that you will use the brand in the future for your family trios. Regards Fiona General Manager More

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Address: Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1QA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC 3*
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The Express by Holiday Inn Birmingham NEC hotel is located in the grounds of the UK's largest exhibition centre, the National Exhibition Centre,10 minutes from Birmingham International Airport and Train Station. The hotel operates a complimentary shuttle bus service at limited times daily to the NEC & Birmingham International Train Station. ... more   less 
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