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Holiday Inn Express Bedford

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked in the last minute on Thursday 10 pm in the evening but check in was easy , friendly , this is what I needed, quiet room , clean room , breakfast area 6:30 am was not busy when I went there , strong kenco coffe , checkout trouble free , really recommend ,

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GMHemel, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your review of your recent stay. We are very pleased you chose to stay with us and really glad that you had a good stay. We do hope you will choose our hotel for your future accommodation needs in Bedford. Kind regards, Suzannah Richardson More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at the hotel late Friday afternoon (17th July 2015) where the receptionists and welcome received was very warm and friendly...a good start. I must admit to having reservations about the hotel on arrival situated as it was between the London-East Midlands main railway line and the junction of the A6/A421. It was also located behind a BP petrol station... More 

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GMHemel, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us whilst visiting the TVRCC event. I am pleased to read that after your initial reservations about our hotel these were soon cleared up and you found the hotel to have good soundproofing and your room clean and tidy. I am sorry to hear about your... More 

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

Stayed overnight to visit the Shuttleworth Collection the following day. The Hotel is easily located, clean, well run and the staff are friendly and helpful. We would definitely stay there if we were to visit the area again.

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GMHemel, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am so pleased to read you enjoyed your time at our hotel. Your comments have been shared with the team who will be pleased to read these also. We do hope when visiting the area again you will choose to stay with us where we... More 

Malvern, Worcs
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50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room and facilities were very good and everything worked and was clean. For that price I would have expected a small fridge in the room. The dining/lounge area are characterless and plain and the breakfast was rather meagre in terms of choice. On a Saturday evening, the range of food available was not great although the pizza I had... More 

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SamanthaB85, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am pleased to learn that you found the room to be clean and that your stay was trouble free. We are out of the town however this means we are able to offer our guests free car parking. I hope that our location will not put you off staying with us again in the future. Kind Regards... More 

Whitstable, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made a last min booking and glad we did so much so we normally stay at another hotel when we go racing at Stewartby but our stay was so nice we have cancelled where we normally stay and booked in here other good points are we can take our German Shepherd's and the rooms have A/C we have also booked... More 

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SamanthaB85, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review, I am delighted to hear that based on your stay with us you have booked to stay at another. I hope you enjoyed your stay there too! Kind Regards Sam Budgell More 

southampton
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60 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We were a large company and stayed at the hotel for an IT project for several months and we chosed the Hotel for the convience, e.g., links to road and to the office. Each room is very clean with good comfortable beds and is quiet even though Hotel is very busy. The staff like Louise, Jema are very helpful and... More 

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SamanthaB85, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I am pleased that you found our staff to be helpful and friendly. I am glad that you have commented on booking in advance as we do get incredibly busy and hate turning down regulars. Kind Regards Sam Budgell Deputy Manager More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

We were a large group and stayed for 2 night's. Every room was clean and good value with comfortable beds. The breakfast was fine with a good choice. The staff could not have been nicer. The downside side was the prices of the food and drink. £15 for a small portion of pie and mash is, I feel too expensive... More 

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SamanthaB85, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review, I am very pleased that your entire group enjoyed their stay, and hopefully we can welcome you again. Kind Regards Sam Budgell Deputy GM More 

Anglesey
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36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This hotel had Wi-Fi and breakfast included in the price which made it all very good value. this hotel was clean and comfortable, you will also get Wi-Fi and a breakfast included in the price which made it all very good value. The customer service for me was excellent, they managed to change the room over for me when I... More 

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SamanthaB85, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review, it is great that you found the hotel to be good value and that you were able to take advantage of the free WiFi and Included Breakfast. Kind Regards Sam Budgell Deputy GM More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

What's not been said? its a posh travel lodge, you just get beans and sausage and coffee machine in the morning and at the price they charge i feel you should get a full english if you so wanted the staff shout hello/morning at you wherever you are in the hotel i can tell friendly from management ordering staff to... More 

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GMHemel, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your review of your recent stay with us and may I apologise for your disappointing experience. It is always our aim to ensure our guests have a good stay so please accept our apologies we let you down here. I do hope that this experience has not deterred you from using Holiday Inn Express or... More 

Halifax, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A typical HIE hotel easily located near Bedford with not a lot nearby. However, unlike most HIE's this has a good menu for diner, the food was fast and high quality. Breakfast was the typical HIE sausage, beans and scrambled eggs. (this could be improved in all HIE's !!) Staff very polite and friendly. I would stay here again if... More 

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SuzannahR1, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your 5* review of your recent stay with us. It is always great to hear when our guests enjoy their stay, it really does make our job feel worthwhile. I was also pleased to read that you found our food quality and service to be fast. Something which I will pass on to the Kitchen.... More 

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