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Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room was clean, and well presented. Nit picking, but not enough milk to go with the Tea & Coffee, no problem if you like yours Black. We booked a twin room, a double bed and a Sofa Bed. But no spare pillows. We shouldn't have to ask if when we had booked a twin room, as the same goes... More 

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

Hello, Ross B! Thank you for taking time to write us review for our hotel. I'm glad to read how your bedroom was clean and well presented. Housekeeping will be pleased with your comments. Complimentary tea and coffee facilities are placed in every bedroom for guest use, more can be obtained at the hotel reception in a number of quantities.... More 

Essex, UK
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25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here in July for one night whilst travelling across country. Very nice hotel, well kept, up to the standard of other HI express hotels. Staff excellent, room smart for an airport hotel which are usually a bit 'well used'. Breakfast spot on, bar open late. The only thing that kept us from giving this place a 5 rating... More 

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

Hello, LucyandClive! Thank you for reviewing our hotel for your one night stay. It's great to hear you thoroughly enjoyed our 'very nice' hotel with it's smart room. Housekeeping work very hard to keep guest bedrooms clean and fault-free. You will be pleased to hear our rooms have gone under a modern décor makeover recently, we hope you will visit... More 

Watford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly from the receptionist on arrival who couldn't do enough for us. Room was very clean but did smell strongly of paint has it had clearly just been redecorated. Restaurant wasn't cheap but food was fine again service was very good. No noise from aircraft even though the airport is only a couple of minutes away. Breakfast was included... More 

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

Hello, Steven S! Thank you for your review for our hotel. First impressions are very important and by the way our team were accommodating from the moment you arrived and throughout your stay is really pleasing. Our staff love hearing praise about themselves! It is correct our rooms have been refurbished to a more modern, relaxed décor. I hope you... More 

Llandrindod Wells, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly welcome. Good comfortable accommodation. Secure parking for £4.00 breakfast included. Staff excellent and whilst I have always found this chain very good the staff did go the extra mile which was appreciated. Very close to the airport. Excellent and highly recommended.

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Thank Neil576
HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, Neil576! Thank you very much for your excellent five star review for our hotel! It is really terrific to hear about your stay and how our staff generated a friendly welcome, as we all know first impressions are important. I'm glad to hear also our team here went above and beyond to make your visit that extra special. We... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night prior to going away, we were able to have a good selection of breakfast items at 4 am before we left. My only niggle would be that our children had to share a double bed setee rather than two singles which meant they complained about each other most of the night. Would recommend

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Thank Becca1971
HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, Becca1971! Thank you for your review. I'm pleased to hear the hotel was in a great location for yourself to enjoy before flying out on your holiday. It is correct our family rooms consist of a double bed and a double sofa bed. I hope this did not cause too much of an inconvenience and you was able to... More 

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 July 22, 2016

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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82 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 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 July 18, 2016 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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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 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 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 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 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Airport Transportation
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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: $63 - $129 (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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#6 Family Hotel in Castle Donington
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