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Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hunter Road, Castle Donington DE74 2TQ, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

staff and reception are friendly enough and room was adequate however the food was awful both the meals we saw and the breakfast we threw away were inedible ... and we were hungry too so would have eaten cardboard . worst hotel breakfast I have ever tasted ... absolute waste of money . Beds were very hard (great for me... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed while visiting Donington circuit again and as all ways it was a great stay. The staff are all helpful and friendly the bar service was good a bit pricey but it saves the taxi ride out. The rooms were up to date clean and tidy with free wfi, what more do you need.

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel itself and rooms were very clean and the staff were very friendly but don't eat in the restaurant. We ordered 6 adult meals and 2 child meals. 1 meal was wrong and 2 burgers had to be sent back after looking alarmingly pink! The chicken burger was rubbery and the salsa dip was inedible due to the amount... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Clean, simple and good staff, all you want from an airport hotel. I have to stay there often, and have absolutely no problem doing so. Staff are so friendly and so helpful, it makes it all a better experience......

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night before flying out to Italy the next day. Checked in at about 7pm and went to the room. Room very nice and clean, really good shower, we had a double room. You can get to the airport by the shuttle bus (bus stop at the top of the car park) for 50p each. We went... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here before a very early morning flight out of EMA, room was lovely and clean, not very big with the kids sofa bed folded out but fine for the one night, we arrived mid afternoon and had a great welcome from the staff giving us a full run down of facilities etc, we didn't eat at the hotel as... More

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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An impressive holiday inn express, no different from some Holiday Inn's I've stayed in. Friendly service and food in restaurant was OK, and a welcome convenience when you need an early night for the first flight. The food was served incredibly fast. The free breakfast was a nice touch. Recommend this hotel for a quick stay before a flight as... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I'm honest, my expectations of a budget hotel near a airport were low. Therefore I was pleasantly surprised with the level of service provided. The staff were courteous and professional. As soon as I entered I was greeted by Darren, he greeted me and my sister, explained the facilities etc. We went to our room, all clean, tidy and... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here due to an early flight the morning after from East Midlands Airport, hotel is literally 2 minutes from airport. Staff were very helpful and friendly on check in, rooms clean and modern with air con. Breakfast was very good. Can't fault the hotel whatsoever especially considering the price of £40

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted by very friendly smiley staff and helped with any queries we had.. The room was great ! The kids first time in a hotel and they loved it, and they loved the breakfast! Highly recommended! Will definatly go again ..

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Address: Hunter Road, Castle Donington DE74 2TQ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Castle Donington
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport 3*
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Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport Hotel Castle Donington
Express Castle Donington
Holiday Inn Derbyshire
Castle Donington Holiday Inn
Express East Midlands Airport
Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport Castle Donington, United Kingdom

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#4 Romantic Hotel in Castle Donington #5 Family Hotel in Castle Donington #6 Business Hotel in Castle Donington
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Welcome to contemporary Express by Holiday Inn hotel at East Midlands Airport. With a great location, public areas & air conditioning in all guestrooms, you re sure of a great visit. We're just one mile from the airport and 35 miles from Alton Towers. Each of our 90 air-conditioned guestrooms can accommodate up to 2 adults & 2 children & feature flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi, power shower, hairdryer & tea/coffee making facilities. Our room rates are competitive & include complimentary continental breakfast. For your convenience we also offer on-site car parking packages and deals including Alton Towers tickets. The Express by Holiday Inn s location is perfect for meetings with both the M1 Motorway & East Midlands Airport just minutes away ensuring easy access for delegates. Nottingham East Midlands Airport is served by major airlines including ThomsonFly, Ryanair and BMI Baby so we regularly welcome international guests for meetings in our 4 conference rooms which can accommodate up to 40 delegates. The refurbished Great Room is an informal place in which to relax with breakfast, chill out with a drink from the bar or enjoy an evening meal from our tasty menu.Our hotel is also a great location for visiting Derby & Nottingham, Donington Park Race Circuit, Donington Open Air Market, the Peak District or Alton Towers. Wi-Fi is free for guests who book directly with the hotel. ... more   less 
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