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Review of Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8

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Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Breakspear Way, Hemel Hempstead HP2 4UA, England   |  
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New Delhi, India
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206 reviews
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“Nice clean hotel!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Liked this hotel. Stayed here for a couple of nights during one of my tours. Clean, Good Service, and Responsive - they had to shift my room due to some leakage, but were very nice and left a couple of vouchers for the bar... Did not use the Health Club, and did not notice a pool - but a good place to stay in when visiting for work.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
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Jill W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review, October 2, 2013
Thank you for your feedback, I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that everything met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Kind regards

Jill Williams
General Manager
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Nice clean hotel, the service was good and it's a good location for the Harry Potter studio tour. Only one complaint the bed was too soft and my wife and myself kept rolling to the centre of the bed. We didn't use the health club but did have a nose but it does look good.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Thank Paul M
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Jill W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review, September 29, 2013
Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback after your recent stay. I am pleased that you found everything to your expectations and trust that you had a good time at Harry Potter Studios. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Kind regards

Jill Williams
General Manager
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I am currently staying at the holiday inn hemel hemstead as part of a coach trip to legoland with caledonian travel,the trip has been fantastic,and the hotel is exceptionaly clean,tidy staff on reception and dining area are very nice and helpful,breakfast and dinner were faultless,i would reccomend this hotel to anyone.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Jill W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review, September 29, 2013
Dear Guest, Thank you for your great review after your recent stay. I am pleased that you found everything to your satisfaction and hope you had a good time at Legoland. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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Jill Williams
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Macclesfield, Cheshire, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We were looking for accommodation for over fifty guests, we wanted a good bar, and separate restaurant facilities. We needed a central location easy to find. The bar was pretty good although expensive, catered well for lager drinkers, wines and spirits, only one beer Boddingtons. There was use of the swimming pool/spa, the dinner was a self service buffet, and was excellent. The Manager Kamil and his Deputy Ash were excellent nothing was too much trouble, they ran an excellent dining experience. The rooms were clean and comfortable, large flat screen TV, air conditioning, two bottles of spring water provided each day. Large comfortable lounge to meet and greet guests in. Breakfasts were really good value, with cereals, cold fruits, yoghurts, cooked servery eggs, bacon, sausage hash browns, beans, mushrooms and tomatoes. Toast, pastries and pancakes were also provided for people with large appetites. I felt the hotel had been renovated quite recently.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Jill W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review, September 25, 2013
Thank you for your great review after your recent visit. I am pleased that you found everything to your expectations and that both Kamil and Ash were especially welcoming. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

The hotel itself and indeed the staff is good, the prices for everything else however are a bit excessive for what you get, the food is at best average and the breakfast I would say not a patch on premier inn. I paid £30 for WiFi access and was only there for one night, when even Mcd's give it to you free I just can't see how they can justify the fees - in the evening I had too pay £10 for access in the bar and then a further £10 when I reconnected in the room. I think if you are a family on a short break with kids eat free for breakfast it would be good (as long as you take an evening meal elsewhere) but as a business traveller maybe the premier inn down the road is the better option.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
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Jill W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review, September 24, 2013
Thank you for your feedback after your recent stay. I am pleased that you found the hotel and staff up to your expectations. Your comments regarding Wifi and food have been noted.
We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This is one of the better holiday inns I have stayed in. Friendly efficient staff, never had to wait more than a couple minutes to,check in/out. Good breakfast and functional rooms, also good motorway access 2 minutes away. Not the place to stay for tourists wanting to see london but if have business meetings nearby its ideal.

Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
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Jill W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review, September 23, 2013
Thank you for your recent feedback after your stay with us. I am pleased that you found our staff welcoming and efficient. We are a great location just off the M1 and very convenient for local businesses. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Jill Williams
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South Wales
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61 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We booked a whipsnade package, but decided to check in a night earlier than planed. I'm so glad we did, lovely staff on reception, big clean bedroom, great hotel facilities (the pool was a big hit). Sadly we had to check out tea time the next day due to an emergency at home, this was no problem for the staff on reception and they very kindly didn't charge us for cancelling this night.
We will return to stay here again for definite, hopefully in the near future.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Jill W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review, September 22, 2013
Thank you for your feedback after your recent stay. I am pleased to read that everything met with your expectations but sorry to hear you had to check out early. I trust that we can welcome you back again soon.

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Property: Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8
Address: Breakspear Way, Hemel Hempstead HP2 4UA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > Hemel Hempstead
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Hemel Hempstead
#3 Romantic Hotel in Hemel Hempstead
#5 Business Hotel in Hemel Hempstead
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8 3*
Number of rooms: 150
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1 J8 is in the perfect location for business and leisure guests. The hotel is easily accessible from M1 & M25 motorways and just 1 mile from The Snow Centre, 8 miles from Luton Airport, 21 miles from Heathrow Airport 19 miles from Wembley Stadium. Getting into London is easy as the hotel is just 10 minutes from Hemel train station with direct services into London Euston. Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead combines an excellent range of facilities with 144 air-conditioned bedrooms, including 19 Executive Rooms along with family and accessible rooms. The hotel also offers a Spirit Health Club with indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, fitness gym and health and beauty products & treatments. The hotel has conference and banqueting facilities that are a perfect venue for any occasion. These rooms all feature natural daylight, high speed internet connections and Starbucks Coffee. The Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead offers 3 dining options; Traders restaurant, Lounge Bar and 24 hour room service. Here at Hemel Hempstead, we are proud to welcome families so why not take advantage of our Kids Stay & Eat Free offer! The hotel is just 11 miles from Whipsnade Zoo, 27 miles from Woburn Safari Park and just 1 mile from the Snow Centre. A perfect way to keep those little ones amused! ... more   less 
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