We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Nice hotel in a good location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Holiday Inn Express Bahrain

Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Save
You added Holiday Inn Express Bahrain to your Saves list
Holiday Inn Express Bahrain
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bld 87, Road 2003 Block 320: Al Hoora, Manama, Bahrain   |  
Hotel website
  |  
Hotel deals
  |  
  |  
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Save 10-30%
Ranked #22 of 118 Hotels in Manama
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Nice hotel in a good location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Went to Bahrain on a weekend trip and was very pleased with the location of this hotel..
Took us around 10 mins by taxi to reach thr from d Airport.. The room was clean and comfortable.. There was complimentary breakfast and free (and fast) wi-fi for all elite members.. Thr is a bar/lounge and a gym on 6th floor, and a restaurant on d ground floor..
The hotel is 2 minutes walk from Exhibition Road which has some interesting places to eat n drink (like Hard Rock Cafe).. The hotel is also next to Warbler Pub/Club in Ramee Baisan Hotel which is a nice bar with live music, pool tables and good pub food..

A word of advice: Avoid taking taxis which are parked in front of hotel as they charge more than a normal taxi.. Just walk a couple of metres away from the hotel and take any taxi which is passing by :-)

Room Tip: Higher floor rooms have a nice view of the Persian Gulf
See more room tips
  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

243 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    69
    128
    41
    2
    3
See reviews for
28
37
52
82
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (71)
Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Massena
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

I have stayed at this hotel several times and found the rooms to be clean, smoke free rooms are smoke free, nice bar without hookers and the staff very professional. It is a great bargain. Exhibition road and the Hard Rock Cafe is nearby. Negatives include no free wifi in room and roads leading to the hotel and parking garage can be challenging.

Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I stayed for a night as a stopover before heading off to Doha the next day. The place is in a busy area but I didn't get chance to explore.
My room was clean, comfortable and modern. Perhaps a little on the basic side but this is only a HI express after all.
There is a restaurant downstairs and a friendly bar on the 6th floor which also serves food off the same basic menu.
The wired internet worked adequately but is not exactly fast.
The breakfast was surprisingly good considering it was free.
The only downside for me was the streetnoise from below in the night which woke me up several times, even from the 10th floor.
Would stay again if I could get a room on a quieter side.
No pool.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bahrain, responded to this review, November 5, 2013
Dear Eggn0g,

Thank you for taking the time to express your thoughts and concerns. We are glad you liked the breakfast selections we offer. We would like to apologize for the experience you had with the noise which affected your stay negatively. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. Your review will be used to consider improvements needed and we hope that you can give us a chance to show what we have done.

Sincerely,

Anthony M
Case Manager
IHGCare
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
saudi arabia
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
28 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

It was a good experience from the day of on line booking for the hotel. There were no confusion in reaching the hotel and getting the room. The small room was clean and tidy and there were enough car parking for all.

There were two disappointing situations - 1. I am seeing a hotel charging for wifi now ad days. 2. The breakfast hall was overcrowded which forced me to come out fast rather than enjoying it.

Room Tip: Go for the rooms on the beach side
See more room tips
  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
mn
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

It is clean, But the beds are hard as a rock,pillows are just as hard, do not expect to get seated
for breakfast unless your from the UAE, two groups were seated in front of me while I was told to wait because they didn't have any room, Go down the road and buy breakfast, save putting up with the trouble!!! Almost forgot the wireless internet goes down to 5Mbps when everyone connects to it even the hardline is slow, sad very sad

Room Tip: Go to another hotel not worth the trouble
See more room tips
  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
HIEXBahrain_0812, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bahrain, responded to this review, October 22, 2013
Dear Davidhjensen,

First of all we would like to thank you for your valued feedback and we’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding our new mattresses, soft and firm pillows available in our bedrooms.
We would like to take this opportunity to apologies for any inconvenience caused during your breakfast as well as to thank you for the time and effort from your side taken in informing us of your experience.
We hope you will give us a chance in the future to show you how great our hotel is.

Luca de Stefano
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I stayed at hotel during Eid ul Adha break. The place is located very close to sea side. Nice and clean rooms. However, I was disappointed on finding that my room was not having city view. Also there wasnt any baby cot given and I was supposed to have double bed whereas I was given 2 single beds. All of the things were confirmed to me before but on checking-in, I was told that hotel is full and I will not be getting all those stuff.

Apart from above disappointing factors, rest of the stay was pleasant with a vast selection of breakfast at everyday morning.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This was a centrally located hotel. I loved that they had a car park, but it was blocked when I got there and I had to circle around multiple times before I was able to have someone open it. Breakfast buffet was great. Gym was also excellent. Great base for exploring Bahrain, though it you are driving it can be tricky to find since it is located in a side street. Front desk was great even though they didn't tell me there was free wi-fi in the lounge and lobby but rather charged me 5 BD for 24h even though there were cheaper options available. Also, when I asked for directions, they didn't really know much....but to say to take a taxi. Overall, good stay for the price.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

Review collected in partnership with Best Western

Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bahrain, responded to this review, October 26, 2013
Dear nath3636,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your experience with us, we value your loyalty to our brand and hotels. We strive to give great and impressive service to all of our guests and it makes us happy to read we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our establishment.

Sincerely,

Krysllin G
Case Manager
IHGCare
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Price Your Stay

Been to Holiday Inn Express Bahrain? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Bahrain

Address: Bld 87, Road 2003 Block 320: Al Hoora, Manama, Bahrain
Phone Number:
Location: Bahrain > Manama
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Manama
#6 Romantic Hotel in Manama
#18 Business Hotel in Manama
#22 Luxury Hotel in Manama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Express Bahrain 4*
Number of rooms: 274
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, IHG, Booking.com, Orbitz, Priceline, Despegar.com, Hotels.com, BookIt.com and Travelocity so you can book your Holiday Inn Express Bahrain reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Bahrain Manama

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Holiday Inn Express Bahrain, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.