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Holiday Inn Express Boston / Waltham

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   385 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are looking to stay in Waltham...look no further! The Holiday Inn Waltham has fantastic service at very reasonable rates. From the moment we arrived we were impressed with everyone at the front desk who went above and beyond to make sure are needs were met from something as simple as a shower cap to a change in our... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spent "3" days in this out of Boston location. You must have a car to stay here, and they don't provide shuttle service. It is about 15-min to the T-train and a good 30-min to downtown Boston. It is close to Harvard campus. It is cheaper to stay here, but you have to stay in the city all day. Parking... More

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GMExpressWaltham, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Boston / Waltham, responded to this review

Dear airebornranger, Thank you for leaving feedback regarding your most recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Boston Waltham. We value all feedback as it is the best way to improve our operations. We hope to see you again if your travels bring you back to the Waltham area. Wendy Pena General Manager More

Tampa, Florida
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101 reviews 101 reviews
23 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Summer in the Boston area is nearing an end. I have been convinced to give the IHG Group a try and this HIX is my first attempt. It's clean but only so so. Bathroom Shower Curtain has an odor that permeates the room. Sound transmission from hallway and room to room is very bad. I moved over here after... More

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GMExpressWaltham, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Boston / Waltham, responded to this review

Dear MBVPHASE6, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback regarding your most recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Boston Waltham. We value all feedback as our main goal is to provide our guests with great service. We are working on improving our hotel so we hope that if you are ever in the Waltham area that you... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

STAFF - When I walked in, I expected to wait in line as it was in the middle of the afternoon, but sure enough, there were 2 people behind the counter and I was quickly checked in. They recognized me as a IHG rewards member and thanked me for staying with them LOCATION - This hotel is right next to... More

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GMExpressWaltham, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Boston / Waltham, responded to this review

Dear peachykean, Thank you for your valuable feedback regarding your most recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Boston Waltham. We strive to provide all of our guests with great service and accommodations while staying at our hotel. We hope to see you again if you are ever in the Waltham area. Wendy Pena General Manager More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for work when my usual hotel was full. It is a no frills hotel that meets basic needs but isn't really all that great for the working traveler. Rooms and hotel were clean and kept. WiFi was slow and there wasn't any real food or drink on site so I had to leave the hotel every night for... More

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GMExpressWaltham, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Boston / Waltham, responded to this review

Dear David L, Thank you for leaving us feedback regarding your most recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Boston Waltham. We value all feedback as it is the best way for us to improve. I have addressed your concerns and hope to improve these for the future. We hope that you are willing to give us a second chance... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night during a family get together. Boston is an insanely expensive city to stay in...especially in the summer. This hotel was expensive in my opinion....but very much more affordable than anything else I saw in the area. It was clean, comfortable, quiet, and accommodating. We asked for a roll-away bed as we were 5 people in... More

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Agawam, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the area for my daughters surgery. The stay was great, the staff was great and very helpful.The room was very clean and worked well for us. The Hotel is surrounded in a corporate park and there was really nowhere close to eat? You had to really drive into town to find any restaurants, and that was not... More

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Henderson, Nevada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express Boston/ Waltham during a whirlwind visit to Boston to see friends. The staff were super friendly and helpful, the rooms clean and wll apprortioned. I certainly would consider staying at this hotel the next time we travel to Boston and area.

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Warren
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here before and it was good - and as the reviews say, this is about as close as you can get to Boston and not pay downtown prices. And I was prepared for the fact that the entrance street is about as convoluted as any you'll ever see - use your GPS or Google Earth and be prepared... More

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GMExpressWaltham, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Boston / Waltham, responded to this review

Dear Randgust, Thank you for leaving us feedback regarding your most recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Boston Waltham. I have noted your concerns and am currently working on the ones that i can fix now. Construction will be happening in our parking lot until at least January and hopefully after that there won't be any more noise construction... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights while visiting Boston MA. The front desk staff was extremely helpful with suggestions for restaurants in the area and directions to the T. Breakfast in the morning was excellent with a large selection of both hot and cold choices. It's really a great place to stay near Boston but without paying Boston... More

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GMExpressWaltham, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Boston / Waltham, responded to this review

Dear Mlanders, Thank you very much for your great feedback regarding your most recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Boston Waltham. It is great to hear that you really enjoyed your stay with us as our main goal is to provide great service to our guests. We hope you stay with us again if your travels bring you back... More

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Address: 385 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Waltham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Boston / Waltham 2.5*
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Where business and history meet - the 'Holiday Inn Express Boston-Waltham'. Our Holiday Inn Express Boston-Waltham hotel is located along Route 128, America's technology highway. We offer 156 renovated guest rooms with our famous complimentary Stay Smart Cinnamon Roll and coffee to help start your morning right. Just minutes to Historic Lexington/Concord and only 20 minutes from Downtown Boston, Waltham is ideally located. We are surrounded by prestigious area Universities, we are 3 miles from Bentley College and Brandeis University and only 8 miles to Boston College and Tufts University. We offer business travelers complimentary shuttle service within a 3 mile radius to area companies: AstraZeneca, Fresenius Medical, Raytheon, Novell, SAP, Striderite, Thermo, Athenahealth, Unica and many more. High Speed Wireless Internet is available for those busy nights at work. Our business center will help you stay productive while you stay smart! Waltham's history, attractions, and convenient location make us an excellent place to visit. Experience the best value in Waltham and Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express hotel in Waltham. ... more   less 
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