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Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-Albert Dock
Ranked #31 of 97 Hotels in Liverpool
Certificate of Excellence
Singapore, null, Singapore
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“WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

How do I begin? A must recommendation to all coming to Liverpool. The hotel is located at the beautiful Albert Dock and our rooms facing the main dock River Mersey simply breathtaking. The staffs were friendly and helpful especially the speedy contact on our lost luggage accidentally left behind. Special compliments to Ms Helen Roberts, who went an extra mile to courier the luggage to our hotel in London.and we received the next following day. Kudos to Holiday Inn for having staff like Helen. In general, the roooms were great and breakfast was simply marvellous. Holiday is just walking distance to Liverpool One, City Centre, Museum and restaurants. Its was an awesome experience especially the Beatles and Liverpool Stadium tours were unforgetable. We will definitely return to Liverpool and stay at Holiday Inn Express again. Cheers and Happy New Year!

Room Tip: All rooms facing the Albert Dock river and its great.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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HIEXAlbertDock, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-Albert Dock, responded to this review, January 13, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to post your comments, it is always great to hear when guests have enjoyed their stay.
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

What can I say?

A definite recommendation to all coming to Merseyside.

Hotel location is as described in most websites, especially as per reviews on tripadvisor. The rooms had the most spectacular views, be it facing the main Albert Dock circumference or the ones facing River Mersey. Staff(s) were all helpful throughout, from the storage of luggage, check-in, tips on our way around city centre and most importantly the quick response to our lost luggage left behind at the hotel. Service staff, Helen was quick to courier out our left-luggage within one working day as we were back in London (leaving in three days). So kudos to that!

Overall, a wonderful experience. Close proximity to museums, Liverpool ONE and city centre. Will come and visit again if given a chance to. :)

Room Tip: From experience, any room(s) facing the Albert Dock interior or Mersey River is great!
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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HIEXAlbertDock, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-Albert Dock, responded to this review, January 13, 2013
Pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us & that your bag arrived in London before your departure. Hope you had a safe journey home & had some great memories of Liverpool to take with you.
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

The hotel is very well placed near to the city centre. The reception is helpful and friendly. The room is fairly comfortable. The breakfast is average continental with scrambled eggs and sausage. The fruit juice is not fresh and of suboptimal quality. You get 25% discount in the near by car park if you ask the reception for a discount voucher at check out.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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HIEXAlbertDock, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-Albert Dock, responded to this review, January 5, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to post your comments, we do use all comments to further improve on our quality and service standards. Breakfast is something that we have improved a lot on over the past few months and our internal quality scores are now reflecting this however I will review the juice produce we are offering with our suppliers.
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

In contrast to a stay at the Holiday Inn Washington UK (Already Reviewed) this place was just great, fantastic location modern clean rooms.. nice helpful staff and a great breakfast (Included at H I EXP Hotels) I think it comes down to consistency of product in the H I brand.. some are great while when they are poor!! they really are poor.. in this instance you wont go wrong and my friends from Malaysia loved the stay just as much 'as I did' to add the City of Liverpool is great a real trat with great shopping museums restaurants & night life.. well worth visiting staying at the Holiday Inn Express Albert Dock wont disappoint..

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
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HIEXAlbertDock, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-Albert Dock, responded to this review, January 5, 2013
Great to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us - it is always nice to receive positive feedback and this will be passed onto the team.
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 4, 2013 via mobile

Nice hotel. Staff friendly and helpful.Great location opposite the Echo Arena within the Albert Dock and opposite Liverpool One. Nice quiet room overlooking the docks and river. Room with two double beds was nice size but sofa bed quite uncomfortable. Fine for two adults and teenager. Nice decor but a but dusty in places. Excellent value including breakfast.. mainly cold buffet with only sausage and egg as hot options... not much choice if you need gluten free. Parking was expensive and by meter needing coins which was awkward but overall good. Perfect location if going to the Echo Arena as directly opposite.Cant really complain at the price and location though. Great value.

  • Stayed January 2013
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Thank Jill W
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HIEXAlbertDock, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-Albert Dock, responded to this review, January 5, 2013
Thak you for taking the time to post your comments, the team like to receive positive comments about the levels of customer service delivered.
In terms of car parking, it sounds like you parked in the pay and display on Albert Dock which is the more expensive of the two options. The hotel does have 25% discount vouchers for the Echo Arena car park which with this discount works out at £7.50 per 24 hours.
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Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed January 1, 2013

This hotel is in a great location, in walking distance of the bus station, all shops and restaurants. Room was nice and clean and so was all of the hotel. I would recommend this hotel as its also good value for money. Only bad thing about this hotel was the fire alarm going off twice on New Year's Eve and being evacuated out of the building into the cold and rain. At 7.30pm and again around 12.20am. Staff were very friendly and helpful during this time.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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HIEXAlbertDock, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-Albert Dock, responded to this review, January 5, 2013
Let me apologies for the inconvenience of the fire evacuations. As all the premises on Albert Dock are linked together we do have to evacuate if another estabilshment activates their alarm, which was the situation on New Years Eve. Whilst we understand the frustrations and inconvenience this causes it is in the interests of guest safety. Pleased to hear that the staff were helpful during this time.

Good to year that you enjoyed your recent stay in Liverpoool & thank you for taking the time to post your comments.
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DERBYSHIRE,ENGLAND
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Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

The hotel is well described in other reviews so not to repeat them, this hotel is clean,well maintained and an excellent location for going into the Liverpool 1 area. Our room overlooked the dock (rm 208) the breakfast was in the upper quality end of holiday inn breakfasts. Staff were helpful and polite. We travelled by train and walked from the station ( lime street) with our cases which was not really difficult.We did have a 3am fire alarm evacuation which seemed to be handled okay by staff, I think it was due to an issue with another premises in the dock but never told what exactly, it would have been nice to have had an information notice at reception the next day to let us know (or is that just being nosey!) A hotel I would use again if visiting Liverpool.

Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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HIEXAlbertDock, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-Albert Dock, responded to this review, January 1, 2013
Pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel. It is always good to hear positive feedback.
In terms of advising people of why a fire alarm has been activated, this comment was received on check out following that evacuation and as such we are now putting a sign on reception detailing why the fire evacuation was necessary.
Thank you for taking the time to post your comments, they are useful to us.
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Property: Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-Albert Dock
Address: Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Merseyside > Liverpool
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#25 Family Hotel in Liverpool
#30 Business Hotel in Liverpool
#32 Romantic Hotel in Liverpool
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-Albert Dock 3*
Number of rooms: 135
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Express by Holiday Inn Liverpool has been developed within the Britannia Pavillion, Albert Dock. A group of 19th Century Grade one listed warehouses, made entirely from cast iron & red brick. The Albert Dock is now the largest group of Grade One listed buildings in the UK and as such the Express by Holiday Inn Liverpool has retained many of the original features. Today the Warehouse has been beautifully renovated and now offers 135 bedrooms, which offer choice and flexibility to business and leisure clients alike. All rooms feature Wi-Fi, modem points, direct dial telephones, power showers, hairdryers, tea/coffee making facilities and fully interactive colour TV's showing Sky TV & Pay Movies. Our conference rooms can accommodate up to 35 delegates and also have their own unique decor. Also located in The Albert Dock are numerous quality restaurants and bars all within a minutes walk. Be sure to book a table at weekends. We are located just five minutes walk from Liverpool's vibrant town centre where you will find one of the busiest and friendliest nights out in the country. The hotel is situated opposite the New Echo Arena and BT Convention Centre. ... more   less 
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