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Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stay there during Medica show on Nov 2016 for 4 nights. Just OK nothing special. Breakfast should improve. Room OK.. no minim bar average. For 229 euro per night even during busy show should and must have better facility

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

Dear Eyal S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We would like to apologize for falling below your expectations regarding our breakfast selection and amenities. Reviews like yours are very valuable as they enable us to target areas we need to improve on. Rest assured your feedback will be forwarded to...

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is just an average business hotel but the staff's service is more than average. The room is OK but lacks of some extra storage room when you have to stay more than 1 night. Breakfast is a bit below average and not in line with the room rates. There is a parking in the basement for € 11...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in a business and cultural activity area of the otherwise rather uninviting city. The about ten+ years hotel could see some better room cleanliness - mine was on the third floor and there were a few 'left-overs' from previous guest under the bed and the bath was not as clean. Breakfast was included and the buffet was...

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Mumbai
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Location: The Hotel is close to the city centre, ie 5 minutes walk from the main shopping centre, Limbecker Platz (please refer to picture of map) yet in a quiet location as in a bye street perched on a park. Movie cinemas and theatres are also situated here. The Shopping Centre has many department stores, a supermarket and a food...

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Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We booked the Holiday Inn Express as we were heading to Spiel 2016 which was being held at Messe in Essen. The staff at the hotel were extremely helpful, the hotel was spotless, and perfectly located near the Berliner Platz underground station. Even though the hotel was completely taken over for e few days, the staff went above and beyond...

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Reviewed October 18, 2016

Location is good. Just a few minutes walk from Berliner Platz station. In turn, two stops from Essen main station (or a 15 min walk) Rooms are nice enough although we found the bed so soft that in order to save our backs we moved onto the sofa bed for the next two nights. Staff were friendly and helpful. Large...

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

Dear Beenay14719, Thank you for posting a candid feedback from your recent stay with us. It is great to know that you were able to appreciate the convenience of our location, staff service, and our conference room. However, I was concerned to see that you were not impressed with the condition of our beds and our bar pricing. I would...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is pretty much what you van expect from the rates. Rooms are small but nice and clean, the breakfast is below average but eatable. The location close to the subway is great for going around town, but it is not in the city center, so you'll have to walk 15 minutes to get to the good restaurants. All...

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

Dear Niels N, Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am pleased to know that you found our location great and rooms nice and clean. Your review is vital for improving the service and quality we offer to our valued guest. It is always hugely motivating when one...

Hoppegarten, Germany
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Came in yesterday at 9 pm and the elevator was out of order. Welcome at the receptiom? Nope! Any apologies? Nope! Eventually they changed my room to the first floor (can hardly walk) and I walked the stairs. Room very basic, sind rusty, TV is scrap. This morning l went to breakfast and I sighted 'oh my god look at...

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

Dear Bertolt S, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments online. Please allow us to apologize for the shortfalls you have noticed with the room you received and the food quality we offer at breakfast. We also apologize that the service you received did not live up to your expectations. We take our guest comments...

Boston
Reviewed April 29, 2016

This hotel is perfect for business travelers - it is centrally located, the breakfast has a lot of options and you can meet with colleagues in the lobby if needed, the Internet works well, the staff is helpful in English. It is also a short walk to the pedestrian zone, shopping and restaurants.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely yours, Guest Relations Manager

Dayton, OH
Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Stayed a week for a business conference at my company's headquarters in Essen. This hotel is close enough to walk there so that is a huge plus. Good hotel for business, very solid free WiFi and wonderful water pressure in the shower. Room was small but had everything needed for work. Breakfast buffet was good with a nice coffee center....

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback with all tripadvisor users. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your one week stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely yours, Guest Relations Manager

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Expect a warm welcome at the centrally located Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre, only 10 minutes by train from the convention centre and 40 minutes by taxi from Dusseldorf Airport A quiet setting by a leafy park and excellent transport links make Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre a good city-centre choice. The modern redbrick hotel is just 2 minutes' walk from Berliner Platz subway station, and it's 5 minutes' ride from there to Essen Central Station. Prepare for a busy day by fuelling up with a complimentary continental breakfast and surf the web with high-speed Internet in your peaceful Guest room. Catch up on work in the 24-hour Business Centre, or get colleagues together in the meeting room. Your base at Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre is just 500m from Thyssen Krupp business park and close to major companies like Bitmarck. Essen has gone from industrial powerhouse to creative trailblazer as the European Capital of Culture 2010. Stroll to the centre to see the medieval cathedral, or test your nerve on the themed rollercoasters at Movie Park Bottrop, 20 minutes by train from the hotel. Relax on a sofa in the lively Lobby while surfing the web with wireless Internet, or meet for drinks and snacks in sociable Blue Moon Bar. Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre's friendly staff can suggest local restaurants and help you plan your day. Up to 2 Children under 18 stay free when sharing a room with their parents. Our hotel staff speaks English and Polish. We are looking forward to your visit to the Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre! ... more   less 

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Address: Thea-Leymann-Str. 11, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Location: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Essen
Price Range: $73 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 153
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#10 Business Hotel in Essen
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