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Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport

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Hunter Road, Castle Donington DE74 2TQ, England
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is excellent for the airport, As part of the deal, I received one night bed and breakfast for two, 8 days car parking and return taxi to the airport. The meals were substantial. It was clean and the staff friendly.

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Thank sjm112
HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, sjm112! Thank you so much for reviewing our hote and giving us five stars! It's excellent to hear you're whole stay with us was a success. I'm pleased to hear our parking package you booked worked a treat. We provide this package to take the hassle away from your holiday and to give you great value for money. Please... More 

Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel being refurbished but still ok. Breakfast alright but avoid the cheap deep fried sausages as they will repeat all day. Limited dinner menu. Desert was ok but the chocolate orange tart looks small when presented with three big scoops of ice-cream. Ok for a one night stopover but not much longer.

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Thank andrew R
HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, Andrew R! Thank you for your review for our hotel. I am really disappointed you did not thouroughly enjoy your stay with us. The sausages at breakfast are not deep fried but oven baked. However, I hope you were able to lounge and enjoy something from our included Express Start breakfast. Our restaurant menu gets reviiewdd and changes throughout... More 

Lancaster
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19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Not a lot to say really, it is a Holiday Inn Express, you get what expect. Clean, comfortable, not trying to be anything but a place to lay your head for a night at a reasonable cost. I do think it's a bit cheeky charging for overnight parking though. You're a bit of a hostage to the area in that... More 

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Thank LancasterHopwood
HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, LancasterHopwood! Thank you for your review for our hotel! I am happy with your feedback regarding our guest rooms and general cleanliness. Our housekeeping team will be pleased with your comments. Car parking is discounted for our residents. Due to our location by an airport and our car park size, we set this charge to limited the number of... More 

Woking, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well I was very surprised when I checked in at the Hotel. None of the plain faced corporate Image you normally get with a chain hotel, real staff who were not only polite and helpful but good fun as well. A real credit to them as so often this get lot in corporate BS. The room I was in was... More 

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Thank Sean L
HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, Sean L! Thank you very much for your five star review for our hotel! I like the fact you was surprised once entering our hotel. You are right, at Holiday Inn Express we believe it's the staff who make a guest's stay. It's the 'real' people that deliver this passion for the job that help give first class service.... More 

Swansea
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160 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked 8 nights parking and an overnight stay on our return from Rhodes as we arrived at 2 a.m it was great.they provided a free taxi to and from the airport,a really comfy room and great breakfast.we shall return.

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Thank davehawyes
HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, davehawyes! Thank you very much for your five star review for our hotel. You are another person who had the opportunity to try our fantastic value parking package and by the sounds of it, it worked a treat! I hope it made your holiday that little more hassle-free. You positive feedback regarding our guest rooms and breakfast is welcomed.... More 

Suffolk, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't fault the place, the rooms were very clean, had air con and a hot shower. The staff were very friendly upon arrival and a continental breakfast was served from around 4/4:30am in the morning which was perfect as we had to leave at 6am. Very convenient location, would definitely stay here again :)

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Thank Grace C
HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, Grace C! Thank you so much for your five star review for our hotel! It's great to hear you had enjoyed your stay with us and made use of our excellent parking package. Given our airport location, we experience guests leaving at all hours of the day. So providing breakfast as early as 4AM - a very good perk... More 

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48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a very pleasant place to stay! Emma on reception who checked us both in and out was very friendly and very informative, the rooms were comfy and very quiet considering we were so close to that airport. Breakfast was nice, clean and just what we needed and we feel the £4 parking fee to leave our car was more... More 

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Thank Jemma J
HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, Jemma J! Thank you so much for your five star review for our hotel. What a very pleasant one it is! I am really pleased to hear the positive words you had to say about your stay, particularly regarding the member of staff who checked you in. She will be happy with your feedback. We look forward to welcoming... More 

Droitwich-Spa
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530 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked here for the night with a Park Stay & Go 8-Day - 5-8 nights of parking as we were flying from east midlands airport the next day .Really impressed with the service here .The hotel is undergoing major refurbishment .We were in room 238 and it was so quiet and had an excellent sleep. Breakfast was very good and... More 

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Thank GPTLebu
HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, GPTLebu! Thank you very much for your five star review for our hotel. It's great to hear you had the opportunity to try our parking package. We arrange this package to help your trip become hassle-free. I am also really pleased you experienced excellent service from our staff here, something we are always proud to hear and constantly strive... More 

London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here during the Download festival. The hotel is quiet despite being near the airport, and the rooms are clean but rather compact with not a huge amount of storage but I guess that isn't an issue for a short stop-over. The staff were pleasant and helpful, and provided plastic bin bags and booties by the front door for... More 

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Thank TheDarkL0rd
HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, TheDarkL0rd! Thank you for submitting a review for our hotel. As you can imagine, the hotel during the period of Download can be very demanding and busy especially during breakfast as many wish to eat before they make their way down to the festival for a day rocking out. However, it sounds like you was able to enjoy your... More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I selected this hotel as I know what to expect and I like the ability to have an early breakfast. Everything was fine at reception and the room was well prepared. There was no interior noise and the double glazing ensured any external noise was virtually non-existent. I even left the window open slightly without any issue. There was a... More 

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Thank Urbanorienteer
HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, Urbanorienteer! Thank you so much for your five star review for our hotel. I hope by enjoying our tasty Express Start breakfast we offer from 4AM, which most agree is a very valued perk, you were able to leave feeling fresh and sufficient for your day ahead. Our guest rooms offer triple glazing - a luxury none the less.... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to contemporary Holiday Inn Express 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 breakfast. For your convenience we also offer on-site car parking packages. The Holiday Inn Express' 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 Jet2, Ryanair and Thomson so we regularly welcome international guests for meetings in our 4 conference rooms which can accommodate up to 40 delegates. The 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 and 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 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport

Address: Hunter Road, Castle Donington DE74 2TQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Castle Donington
Price Range: $65 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 90
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Also Known As:
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Express Castle Donington
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#6 Family Hotel in Castle Donington
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