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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had an early ferry so decided to stop over in this Holiday in Express. The rooms are clean and well maintained, beds comfortable. I think it is a bit of a stretch to charge for parking when the rooms aren’t actually that cheap. The restaurant is more of a canteen, with a pretty poor selection food which takes ages... More 

Thank Mattfromnorfolk
South Africa
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33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was expecting a very average holiday inn express but was pleasantly surprised. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Breakfast was good although adding bacon to the hot breakfast would be good. It's close to the train station and Dolphin shopping centre and walking to these destinations is merely minutes. Walking to the quay takes about 15 minutes - slow... More 

Thank Susan018
Newbury, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in this hotel as a stopover for the ferry. We arrived quite late but we were greeted with a warm welcome. Bedroom was spotless and comfy. The water and crisps in the room were a nice touch. Breakfast was included and was very nice. The staff were helpful and ordered us a taxi to the port which is... More 

Thank Lucy_G1985
Woburn, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff good especially Jack, top man he is Room clean as always Food average at best and I do not mean the usual breakfast Shower next to useless Internet up and down Outside area very good Good place to visit by foot quay and town etc Good for the kids

Thank Stuart B
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, clean and modern hotel with good affordable rates and an 'alright' breakfast. The rooms are nicely furnished and they are now finally getting full Freeview TV in the rooms. Free wifi was also a bonus. BEWARE: Car park costs £5 a night on top of the room charge and you need to add your numberplate to the ParkingEye system... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Average Holiday Inn, which is let down by its sloppy staff and poor food. Staff on reception are good, but staff in the restaurant are useless and we had to order our meals at reception. Food is poor in quality and quantity and my best tip is to eat elsewhere, which we later did. Room is ok, but our sofa... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only here because one Premier Inn was full and the other being redecorated, but what we had thought would be similar, was nothing like. Be prepared to be charged £10 per night to park in their own car-park! Our room was dirty - hairs in and on the bed, sofa just filthy, mould in the bathroom - the... More 

Thank John B
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love all about this hotel, nice clean modern rooms for a great price,short walking distance to dolphin shopping centre, and town centre. Great breakfast, and lovely staff.I love all about it.A short drive away to Christchurch, Sandbanks, and Bournemouth.Walking distance to ferry which one can take, and visit Brownsea Island. I love all about this hotel.

1 Thank Charmaine C
DeputyGMPoole, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Poole, responded to this review

Dear Charmaine C Thank you for writing a review in regards to your stay at Holiday Inn Express Poole. I am delighted to read you found your stay met up to your expectations, ranging from the staff to the location of the hotel as well as everything in-between. I have shared your comments with the team and they were just... More 

Los Angeles, California
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91 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, we stayed here for 9 nights, which is way too long to be at this hotel. The Pros: Very Close to the Central Bus Station, Dolphin Shopping Center and High Street; Staff was very helpful and tried to be accommodating; The patio area was spacious; Restaurant dinner was tasty and varied and a good value; The big screen... More 

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DeputyGMPoole, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Poole, responded to this review

Dylansmommy Thank you for taking the time to post your comments regarding your stay with us. we strive to provide excellent customer service and it is nice to see it met with your expectations. It is great to read you found dinner at the hotel good value, It is also nice to read you found the location convenient to your... More 

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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for three nights on way home, good base for visiting Weymouth, Swanage and Bournemouth etc. Beds were not particularly comfortable and rooms quite basic even though we had a 'superior room'. Breakfast was very limited choice and not good quality, on the second morning we didn't even bother going we went out for breakfast in the nearby Dolphin... More 

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DeputyGMPoole, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Poole, responded to this review

Debra_clowes Thank you for taking the time to post your thoughts regarding your stay with us at Holiday Inn express Poole, at the hotel we look to provide great customer service and I am delighted to read that was the case here. It is great to read you found the location of the hotel to your liking and you found... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holiday Inn Express Poole. Simply Great Poole Town Centre Hotel ; NOW OFFERING FREE WI-FI. The town centre location of our hotel in Poole, just minutes from the award-winning golden sandy beaches of Sandbanks, quayside walks, the ferry to Brownsea Island, and the Channel Islands and beyond to France, means whatever your reasons for staying with us, be there for business or pleasure, convenience must be among them.The warmth of the welcome you will receive from our friendly staff will be matched by the cosy comfort of our rooms, all of which are spacious, finished in a contemporary style, and come with complimentary Wi-Fi access and a hearty breakfast each morning. Double, Twin, and Executive rooms are available, and if you have accessibility needs we would advise booking a DDA-approved room as far in advance as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Poole

Address: Walking Field Lane, Poole BH15 1RZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Poole
Price Range: $118 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Poole 3*
Number of rooms: 85
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Also Known As:
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Poole Holiday Inn Express
Holiday Inn Poole
Holiday Inn Express Poole Dorset
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Poole
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