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Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1QA, England
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Ranked #65 of 137 hotels in Birmingham
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Rugby, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here on Easter Saturday as we were going to LG Arena. I was very pleasantly surprised with the room, very clean, well maintained and a lovely bathroom. The beds were very comfortable and we were not disturbed with noise at all, even though the hotel was full. The room is a little on the small size (we had... More

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south west, uk
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Comfy, tidy & clean rooms. Bathroom very good for a budget hotel. Free hot breakfast was very good. Ideal like location for concert at LG, just an easy 15min walk. Would recommend to anyone for LG/NEC use. Plenty of parking at a fair cost.

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

Thank you for your review we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of the free breakfast. We hope to see you again the next time you are in the area. Regards Fiona General Manager More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel in connection with our trip to the LG Arena to see Justin Timberlake. I think I must have booked it 6 months in advance or around that mark. I paid £49 for a twin room up front, all rooms come with a free breakfast for guests. The staff were very friendly from walking through the door... More

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

Thank you for your review. It's great to hear when someone had a great stay. I hope the concert was good too! We hope to see you again the next time you visit the LG arena Regards Fiona More

Nottingham
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hotel before an early flight to the airport. Good price for the room and car parking. The taxi to the airport in the morning (two mins away) was also included. The room was very clean and the beds (double and childrens bed) were very comfortable. Check in and out were super easy so a good option for... More

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

Thank you for your review, it's great to hear that you found the hotel efficient to use for your early morning flight. We hope you had a great holiday and hope to welcome you back the next time you go on holiday. Regards Fiona More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel as went to see Elbow last weekend at the LG Arena and were pleasantly surprised. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The room was lovely and clean and not bad for the price . It's best to get a taxi to the Lg as it's a bit of a trek and the hotel recommended a... More

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

Dear Theres2812, We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. I appreciate the feedback about the bar and will look for ways to make it more inviting. We hope to see you again the next time you visit the NEC Regards Fiona General Manager More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I travelled to Birmingham to see a concert at The LG Arena so we were looking for an affordable hotel nearby. It is a 5 minute taxi journey from the hotel to The LG Arena. The hotel will arrange this for you and costs just £5.00. Check-in was quick and easy. We stayed in a twin room... More

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

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent stay and would return again if you were in the area. We hope you enjoyed your concert too! Regards Fiona General Manager More

Bristol, UK
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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is a bit remote compared to most other hotels around the NEC site. You can walk to the NEC / Arena in about 30 minutes or you can ask reception to order you a taxi (it cost us £5 to get to the Arena). Car parking was £7 a day, which seemed a bit steep compared to the... More

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

Thank you for your review. We always appreciate feedback as it gives us a chance to improve. As you appreciate the NEC is a large site and different hotels are closer to different areas. The charges for car parking are in place as it is an event hotel our charges for over night parking are cheaper than many of our... More

Loughborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On appearance the hotel seemed nice, however a broken bed, change of room and a receptionist who couldn't careless about customers made the trip a regretable one. Breakfast was limited however understandably its an express hotel however due to the broke bed and the reception staff who were rude and blunt i wont be visiting Holiday Inn again!

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

Dear Lucy K, I am sorry to hear that your recent stay with us was so disappointing. I would really like the opportunity to discuss it with can you please call the hotel direct on 0121 782 3222. Regards Fiona General Manager More

Hertordshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel, friendly clean etc. Good continental breakfast. There is a Pub next door. Chose this hotel because we was going to concert at LA Arena. Take a Taxi from the hotel as the walk is 1/2 hour and no pathways, so walking on grass verges until you get to the NEC and then pathways. Walked to arena as we... More

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

Dear Shellbellstar, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased you enjoyed the free breakfast and found the hotel clean and the staff helpful. We do normally advise guests to book a taxi from the hotel which is only £5.00 each way and arrange a return trip with the company. I apologise that this information... More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the hotel for one night to save driving back from the NEC. Check is was pleasant and quick. Hotel is around 10 mins away from the NEC by taxi which is very handy. Room was as you would expect for a cheap over night stay, choice of 'hard' or 'soft' pillows were offered on the bed which was... More

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

Dear A_Rodway We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and that you enjoyed your stay. As part of the Express brand we only offer a limited choice of hot buffet items which is sausage, egg and beans but I was pleased that you enjoyed the continental as we have just added some new items. We hope to... More

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC

Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Birmingham Nec Hotel Birmingham
Holiday Inn Express Birmingham Nec Hotel
Holiday Inn Birmingham
Birmingham Holiday Inn
Address: Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1QA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #65 of 137 hotels in Birmingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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