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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 #67 of 140 hotels in Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the holiday inn as we were attending a convention in the LG arena. It took us a while to actually find the accommodation and it was further out than we first thought. Thankfully the staff on the desk were very helpful providing us with taxi details. The rooms were very clean,comfortable and spacious. Very good quality for... More

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Cumbria, UK
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Easy access to the NEC, but you seem to drive around the perimeter road for ever to find the hotel. Car parking is £7 per night, but WiFi is free. Staff very friendly and helpful. Top floor rooms are dormers so have limited headroom. Room and bathroom well used but clean. Bed was comfortable and the room was quiet. Usual... More

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

Thank you for your review. I am sorry you found us difficult to find and we will review to see if we can improve the signage to make it easier! Hopefully we will see you again the next time you are in the area. Regards Fiona General Manager More

Kent, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on business for 4 weeks, done everything it says on the tin, food not great but great pub next door. Rooms nice and didn't have a bad word to say about this hotel, great access for the NEC/airport/arena

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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 you found everything spot on during your extended stay! We hope to see you again when you are in the area Regards Fiona General Manager More

Grimsby, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed over whilst visiting the BBC Gardeners World Live event at the NEC - I had stopped here before on business when this was a "full" holiday inn and not the "express" version. I have to say that the downgrade in name has not affected the value of service, in fact if anything, its improved the value for money... More

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

Dear Chris C, Many thanks for your kind review we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay during your recent event at the NEC. We will try to ensure that we make the car park charges as clear as possible for all future guests. We hope that we get to see you again when you visit the area. Regards Fiona... More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not stay here or at any Holiday Inn Express and expect good food. I have stayed at 3 now and the food is awful. Rooms are Ok, clean modern etc basic budget but better then Premier Inn, but food is terrible. Cooked breakfast consists of micro-waved beans, micro-waved scrambled egg and micro-waved sausages only. No Bacon or anything requiring... More

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

Dear Grantmike1957, I am sorry to hear that you found your recent stay disappointing, particularly the food. We always try and exceed our guest expectations but on this occasion we fell short of the mark. In all Holiday Inn Express hotels the breakfast is included in the room rate and is not an extra like the Premier Inn hotel brand.... More

Falkirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights as a family of four as we were visiting Drayton Manor and Cadbury World. It's ideally placed for both. The room was acceptable, (perhaps slightly smaller than Premier Inn) but when you're paying £36 per night and it's only for somewhere to lay your head after a busy day you can't really complain! Perfectly clean... More

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

Dear Mumsfab2, Thank you taking the time to write a review about your recent experience with the hotel. I am pleased to see on the whole you enjoyed your stay and found the staff welcoming. I will feedback your comments regarding the menu and the children choices so that we can hopefully make improvements. I hope you enjoyed your daytrips... More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this hotel a few times while working a stand at the NEC, and while I would recommend the hotel because its clean , near to the shows and has friendly staff, the main reason I would always stay here when working a show is the pub / restaurant next door. What a little gem!!! A fantastic... More

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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 always enjoy staying at the hotel. We hope to see you again when you are back at the NEC. Regards Fiona General Manager More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been coming to Birmingham and staying there for about 2 years now. Each time I have stayed at this hotel with 2 friends. We have enjoyed staying there. The staff are friendly, the atmosphere is welcoming and happy. The breakfast is very nice the only thing that would make it better is adding fried eggs and porridge to... More

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

Dear Strongaj G, It's lovely to hear from a regular guest that enjoys staying at our hotel. It's nice to hear that the hotel team always make you feel welcome and you find the hotel clean and comfortable. We look forward to seeing you again soon Regards Fiona General Manager More

Swansea, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently returned in thee early hours from our holiday to Morocco and decided to book this hotel to leave the car Before we departed on holiday we parked the car in the hotel and the staff were very kind and allowed us to leave our car keys in the hotel safe for safekeeping they then ordered... More

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

Dear Robert B Thank you for your review I am glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you had a lovely time in Morocco! I hope to see you again the next time you fly from Birmingham. Regards Fiona General Manager More

edinburgh, scotland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
50 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simple efficient hotel. No frills, just does its job. Very comfy bed. Decent towels. Decent shower. Room is actually semi-spacious. Bar/breakfast area is ok. Staff were all pretty friendly. Location is ok, short cab ride from NEC / station / airport. Breakfast selection is pretty good, and reasonably tasty.

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Thank you for your review I am glad you enjoyed your stay! 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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