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Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is definately centrally located with the underground station just 5 mins away walking. But i did not enjoy the stay. The rooms and too small and the service is not upto the mark. I expected more from the brand name like holiday inn. The hotel is more of convenience than anything else.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third time I have stayed in this hotel. I have been more than satisfied each time. It is very reasonably priced, the rooms are very comfortable, the breakfasts are good, the evening meal very good value for money and the staff could not be more pleasant and helpful. A nice little touch is that earplugs are supplied...

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the third HIEX I've used in London, the others being Canning Town and Greenwich. All three have been good but this is the best location for sight seeing. It's within zone 2 on the underground and only 2 minutes walk from Finchley Road tube station. Jubilee or Metropolitan lines take you straight into central London. Going the other...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Centrally located and nearby restaurants and shopping, not in the heart but pretty close by tube. Guess you pay for location because the room is pretty basic for the price. Room included the standard buffet breakfast (so so). The bed was not as comfy as would have expected, liked the tea/coffee service to make your own, bathroom was clean ---...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Belhome004, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to express your thoughts and concerns. I am pleased to know that our location was convenient for your needs and that you found our bathroom clean. On the other hand, it is disheartening to know that you found our beds, not to your liking and the noise issues....

wales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really good deal for a 2 night family stay. Staff exceptionally helpful. Breakfast ok filled us up. Our room faced the road so was a bit noisy however because we had walked London it didn't effect our stay. Great location and superb deal. All in all good

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went 3 times in the Holiday Inn Express on Finchley Road and stayed each time for 3 nights. You get what you want. Nothing fancy, but comfortable and warm. The breakfast is ok, nothing special. I like it for business but would probably not go with the kids.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is usual at the top of our list when it comes to staying in London. We have always felt the staff is good when it comes to customer service, with nothing too much trouble. Convenient and reasonably price with a free breakfast - what more do you want?!

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage, responded to this review

Dear 719julesl, Thank you for choosing us again and for leaving a review. I am very happy to know that our location worked for your travel needs and that you always find our staff highly commendable. Your satisfaction is of utmost concern to us as we always strive to make your experience a great one. It is always hugely motivating...

Rehovoth, Israel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently spent 5 nights in this hotel, after a futile search for accomodations in central London. Here's what you can expect: extremely pleasant and helpful staff; a good breakfast with a wide range of choices included in the price; a comfortable bed in a reasonably sized, clean room; easy access by tube to central London (we went out every...

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Faringdon, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night in November. The hotel is very convenient, close to Finchley road underground and opposite a largish shopping centre with plenty of eating places like Pizza Express, Zizzi etc. We got a bed & breakfast deal at a reduced price. Breakfast was ok, not great. I wouldn't want to pay the full price for the room. The...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Julia B, Thank you for staying with us and for writing us a review. I am glad that you regarded our hotel to be nice and convenient to and from shopping centres and restaurants and found our staff friendly and helpful. However, it is regrettable that the breakfast to be average. Please be assured that all your feedback whether...

Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent 3 nights with my husband. Breakfast above average US HI Express. Located in front of a small shopping mall with a supermarket and several restaurants. About 1 block from metro station that takes you in about 15 minutes to central London.Rooms are small (average Europe). I would prefer a much central hotel for the next time.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the enjoyment of a warm welcome & benefit from convenient location at the Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage – 7 minutes from central London.This newly renovated, contemporary hotel, has excellent transport links being adjacent to Finchley Road Tube station. Finchley Road & Frognal overground station is also only 3 mins walk from the Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage. National Express coaches serving Stansted & Luton stop directly outside the hotel. Enjoy sightseeing & the culture London has to offer by hopping on an 82, 113 or 13 Routemaster bus.Attentive, friendly & multi-lingual staff are waiting to welcome you 24 hours a day to make you feel comfortable and at home by providing you with information about the local area & beyond.Begin & end your day in friendly, sociable surroundings - Start your day with our compliments with free Continental Breakfast & a selection of hot items from the buffet.Relax & unwind after a day’s business or sightseeing in our Cocktail Lounge by enjoying a leisurely drink or one of our speciality hot beverages.42" plasma screens keep you up to date with current affairs and sporting events.Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage has one naturally lit, fully air-conditioned meeting perfect for business meetings for up to 25 people. Our lobby area with wireless internet serves as a break out area for lunches and offers secluded areas suitable for private meetings.The Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage is two train stops from Lord’s Cricket Ground, 4 stops from the West End, Theatreland & central London. It is one train stop from Wembley and with excellent transport links, Westfield (White City & Stratford), Earls Court, Heathrow Airport, Hampstead, Camden Market, Kings Cross St Pancras (Eurostar) and Euston are all in easy reach.When travelling by car, the Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage is conveniently located outside the congestion zone. Our hotel has limited on site parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage

Address: 152-156 Finchley Road, London NW3 5HS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: RM464 - RM1,149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage 3*
Number of rooms: 79
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#128 Family Hotel in London
#220 Business Hotel in London
#255 Romantic Hotel in London
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“We asked for a quite room and got one at the back on first floor. Was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles IanY555, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room which is higher up or back of hotel (for noise) .”
 of 5 bubbles Belhome004, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quiet room faces the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles JY_Globetrotter, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“For a quiet room ask for one over the waste/air conditioning/car park at the side of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 897nerysw, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back is quieter. Rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Hazem_Nabil, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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