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Gloucestershire, UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got a very inexpensive deal on a room for Sunday night. Very competitive for a hotel in this location. Especially as the room (228) was much larger than I had anticipated at the price. Friendly reception staff, made to feel welcome straight away. I've got a Blue Badge and was told I could use their disabled space for no charge....

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Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel in October for two nights. It was a great place to stay in London for a quick visit to the city. It is not far from the London underground and is opposite the bus stop to the city. So it was indeed a good place to stay. The staff are excellent and very helpful to...

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Craig P, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express London City, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and great rating - it is very much valued.

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best thing with this hotel is it's location. Nearby Old Street Station and not far from Kings Cross railway station, it ideal if you want to get to airports early in the morning. I wouldn't say I was impressed by the quality, but the essential was there, except one ting again.. no really hot water at evening time. But...

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Craig P, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express London City, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback from your recent stay with us. I must say I was surprised about your comment about no hot water, as we have trace heating at the hotel with instant hot water. We do have (like most hotels) thermostatic mixing valves in our bathroom so that the water in the sink isnt to hot to scald...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is near center and 2 min away from the Old Street tube station which connects quickly to all possible lines - 4/5. The room was clean 3/5, breakfast was ok 3/5 but the soft pillows, funny tags and the handy helped for another point. It is a great touch of the hotel to place a mobile phone which...

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Craig P, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express London City, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and I'm really pleased you made use of the free mobile phone for our guests - this is a new benefit that we have recently added, so it's great to hear you found it usefull!

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Stayed at this hotel over a very busy Halloween weekend. Check in was a bit messy as the rooms were not ready and we were put on different floors when they were ready. Rooms were clean and the beds were very comfortable. Ear plugs were provided in one of our rooms as they were having a problem with the air...

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Craig P, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express London City, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback from your recent stay with us. I am sorry we were not able to accommodate all your rooms on the same floor, we do try our best to allocate rooms to the same family in the same area of the hotel and to meet guest requests.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I've stayed at this hotel on a number of occasions. It's less than a five minute walk from Old Street tube station so it's a good location if you're working in Hackney or the City of London. The interior is a bit tired when compared with some of the contemporary Holiday Inn/express hotels but it is clean and the facilities...

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Craig P, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express London City, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback from your recent stay with us. Just to let you know we are looking at ways to improve our public spaces on the ground floor, so please watch this space...

Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Starting with the cons; The first thing to mention here is the air con, it makes an extremely loud clicking noise when it initiates which woke me up about 4 times over the night - there is a notice about this when you get to the hotel. The room is cold constantly, with no way to warm it up as...

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Craig P, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express London City, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback from your recent stay with us. I am sorry you had issues with your AC noise - I can assure you we are dealing with this, with our building contractors! Having said that the AC still works correctly in all our rooms and heats and cools the rooms. Parking - yes it is £30 but...

Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a great location right by old street tube station also Shoreditch overground is a couple on mins walk. The room was clean and had everything we needed. The guy on reception was lovely. This might seem like a tiny point but the thing lacking for me was breakfast. I was all ready to go down and get a...

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Craig P, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express London City, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Please note we are listening to our guests and the breakfast for all Holiday Inn Express Hotels in the UK will be changing in the new year - and there are some nice selections on there for our vegetarian guests!

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The hotel lobby and bar are immaculate but the rooms are a little tired and very small when you have a the pull out bed up and I had shower fittings that fell off when you tried to dispense soap. The noise was terrible as it was the start of half term and some parents thought it would be okay...

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Craig P, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express London City, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback from your recent stay with us and I'm sorry for the noise from your fellow guests. We certainly don't encourage guests to play in the corridors and we regularly have these corridors patrolled to ensure that such activities are stopped! I will make sure your comments about the reception staff are passed on and addressed....

Oshawa, Ontario
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This hotel is located a little ways from the main attractions however the price is right & the Old Street subway station is nearby. The hotel looks a little shabby on the outside, but rooms are clean, updated and comfortable. Close to lots of bars and restaurants - which also bring street noise especially on Friday and Saturday nights. Breakfast...

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Craig P, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express London City, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback from your recent stay with us. It is correct we are located in the city of London, but there are some excellent tourist attractions that are well worth visiting in this area. We also have excellent transport links next to the hotel to take you where ever you want to go in London.

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Shoreditch
The western front of the edgy East End, Shoreditch is a perennially trendy haven for anything “street” – be it art, food, or fashion. With its handful of well connected transportation links dotting its perimeter, along with an ever increasing variety of shops, hotels, bars, and restaurants, it's easy to explore this trend-conscious and youth-oriented neighbourhood. There's a lingering post-industrial grit about Shoreditch, but because it shares a border with “The City” financial district, the influence from its upscale neighbour can result in fascinating outcomes.
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Express by Holiday Inn London City. Our hotel is ideally located on the doorstep of the City of London, with the financial districts of Broadgate & Bishopsgate just minutes away for our business guests. We have excellent transport links for the London Underground and Kings Cross & Liverpool Street National Rail terminus not to mention St Pancras International Station for the Eurostar. We sit on the gateway to Hoxton Square, Shoreditch & Brick Lane, whatever your reason for visiting London we are an ideal base for exploring this vibrant area of London. If culture & history mixed with London s coolest restaurants, bars & shopping is what you want then you have just discovered East is the new West! Fear not, for we are also ideally located for London s attractions such as Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Bank of England, Tate Modern, St Paul's Cathedral & South Bank to name but a few. We have just undergone a full refurbishment of our Lobby, Reception, Bar, Restaurant and Meeting Rooms to reflect the cool, contemporary urban location we reside in. We have 224 purpose built bedrooms, all of which are light and spacious with large desk space all rooms are en suite with refreshing power showers as well as a newly installed state of the art interactive television & in room movie system. All of our guestrooms, meeting rooms & public areas are equipped with high speed wi-fi internet access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express London City

Address: 275 Old Street, London EC1V 9LN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Shoreditch , East End / East London
Price Range: RM453 - RM1,254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express London City 3*
Number of rooms: 224
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“Back rooms quieter, I should imagine. Front rooms face Old Street”
 of 5 bubbles JonHarmonie, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room at the top and back of the hotel. Also, make sure your shower door closes properly!”
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