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Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Thea Leymann Strasse 11, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Ranked #13 of 68 hotels in Essen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Paderborn, Germany
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to stop over in one room as a family of 4. Excellent price and it even included breakfast and Wifi. It is situated in front a a small park and there are even free parking spaces around. Hotel seemed clean, and had all the basic necessities. Breakfast was very nice considering it was included in the price... More

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HIEX_Essen, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you and your family have felt comfortable in our Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre. Thanks a lot for your good review. If you once again be in 'Essen', we would be delighted to welcome you. More

Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first impression almost set the scene with the receptionist at first telling us we had only one suite when we had reserved two. She was a bit on the rude side but we decided to overlook since this is Germany. She finally found that we did indeed have two rooms. The rooms were a nice size and we did... More

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HIEX_Essen, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre, responded to this review

We apologize for the rude nature of our employee at your arrival. We are glad that you felt comfortable in our apartments. More

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a night and found this hotel to be good value. Staff was very friendly and room was good Holiday Inn standard with very comfortable beds. We did, however, miss a fridge/minibar, which would have been an added bonus but not a major issue. Breakfast was good, too. Overall definitely a nice hotel with great staff!

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HIEX_Essen, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review of our Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre. Nice to hear that you felt in good hands with us. More

Ninove, Belgium
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Checkin in was smooth. Receptionist however didn't care to speak english, even after he noticed we weren't german and had difficulties to understand. Room was nice and clean. Not "sound proof" tho like advertised. Wifi was supposed to be free but no username and password were supplied. Breakfast buffet was basic but ok. Checkout was fast. All in all an... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre, responded to this review

Dear Novastar77, Thank you for your recent stay with us. We are very delighted to read that you had a smooth and fast check in and check out. On the other hand, please accept our apologies for the experience you had with the front desk staff, the WiFi connectivity, and noise challenges. Your comments have been noted and I am... More

West Midlands,UK
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96 reviews 96 reviews
39 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This hotel ticked all the boxes for a 1 night stay. Very efficiently run hotel. Friendly staff on reception. Decent size rooms and bathroom. Complimentary breakfast served in the morning. Good WiFi coverage.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We were attending the exhibition as a trade group and stayed in this hotel from 6/5/2014-10/5/2014. We had a very bad experiences during our stay in this hotel. Though the room and cleanliness is satisfactory, the security and the attitude of duty manager is quite bad and very unfriendly. First of all, during the first day breakfast, one of our... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre, responded to this review

Dear Wcan2009, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. It is unfortunate your interactions with the staff prevented you from fully enjoying your time at the hotel. 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... More

Bruges, Belgium
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The rooms where ok, the breakfast was average. Smokers from the bar are sitting outside creating a lot of noise in the front rooms. We waited sev eral times 1/2 h before somebody served us at the bar. Good for a short business trip. Parking is difficult to find near the hotel and the underground parking is expensive.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre, responded to this review

Dear C D, Thank you for taking the time to express your thoughts and concerns regarding your stay with us. Please accept our sincere apology for the shortcomings you experienced and we regret the noise challenges you encountered during your stay. We rely on you, our guest, to let us know how we are doing and how we can better... More

Rockford, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Friendly staff gave us an efficient check-in and check-out. The hotel and room was clean, comfortable and well maintained. They had a good selection at breakfast and it was in a large room. Convenient, short walk to a shopping mall, theater, and a nice Italian restaurant. I had a room that faced the inner courtyard and was quiet. There was... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Very Nice Choice for Business Travellers. Great Garden in front of Hotel. Efficient staff, check in and checkout was very quick Clean rooms and bathrooms Good television with about 100 channels including 15 odd in English. Two elevators to handle any rush hour. Breakfast was good. Ideal location as it is near the Mall and good Restaurants are in the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

What I love about HI Expresses is that breakfast is included. The full service Holiday Inns might have great breakfasts but I seldom want to eat enough to justify paying substantially more for breakfast. The HI Express Essen is in a good, fairly central location, within walking distance of the train station. The receptionists were polite and efficient. The breakfast... More

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Address: Thea Leymann Strasse 11, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Location: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Essen
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre 3*
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Expect a warm welcome at the centrally located Holiday Inn Express Essen hotel, 10 minutes by direct subway train from Messe Essen convention centre, and 40 minutes by taxi from Duesseldorf Airport.A quiet setting by a leafy park and excellent transport links make Holiday Inn Express Essen a good city-centre choice. The modern red-brick hotel is just 2 minutes' walk from Berliner Platz subway station, and it's 5 minutes' ride from there to Essen Central Station. ... more   less 
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