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Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury

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Sikta Drive Shrewsbury Business Park, Shrewsbury SY2 6LG England
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  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 20/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#11 of 18 hotels in Shrewsbury
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From its medieval castle and historic black-and-white Tudor buildings, to its museums, restaurants, bars and world-famous Shrewsbury Abbey, the area surrounding the Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury hotel beckons visitors with its stunning sights and sounds.Whether your stay with us is for business or pleasure, there is much to uncover in this fascinating town and with our modern, comfortable and clean rooms you are sure to find everything you need for an enjoyable visit. Not only is our hotel right in the middle of the Shrewsbury Business Park, many more attractions are either walking distance or a short drive from our front door. You can start your day with a free breakfast before heading towards the nearby town centre that is packed with timber-framed black and white buildings, steep narrow streets and alleyways. In fact, it boasts over 600 listed buildings, including Shrewsbury Castle, now a regimental museum. The historic centre is a shoppers' heaven, featuring designer boutiques, smart malls and an amazing range of independent retailers. Add to that a lively night life and a rich choice of cafés and restaurants.With easy access to Telford and the Midlands, including Telford International Centre, the Hampton by Hilton offers modern amenities in a historic Tudor town.
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iantheportonian wrote a review Feb 2021
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom22 contributions7 helpful votes
Not ideally the time to be residents in a hotel but was necessary due to some water difficulties at home. Great welcome and wonderful precautions in place for the pandemic. Wonderful large comfortable bedroom with magnificent shower. The real let down was the food. The quality was dire yet the prices are typical hotel prices. All convenience foods f poor quality. The chicken burger was processed meat, the chips were hard and cold, the noodles were disgusting. There was a marked difference on Monday from over the weekend as there was a Chef on duty but still no freshly prepared goods. Intriguing that it’s the same menu and same pricing policy 8 days in the week. Eating in your bedroom is far from ideal however know that social distancing and protocols need to be in place. The food needs to be addressed. The online ordering is fantastic and works brilliantly, but the quality is atrocious and really let’s the place down. Specials advertised, but still low quality convenience foods and don’t justify the cost.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Response from IHG Service, Other at Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury
Responded 17 Feb 2021
Hi iantheportonian, I am glad you left feedback. Thanks for choosing our Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury! Everything we do is aimed at providing our guests with excellent service and comfortable accommodations. I'm sorry that your dining experience did not meet your standards. IHG Hotels & Resorts sincerely cares about your experience, and I appreciate your taking the time to let us know. I have shared your comments with hotel management, who responded with genuine concern for the impact this had on your stay. I know they appreciate you sharing your experience and am confident they will take steps so this doesn’t happen again. You deserve the brilliant basics whenever you stay with us and I'm glad you've had a fantastic welcome from our staff. I am also delighted to hear that our safeguards against the pandemic have pleased you. Hoping to see you again! Cheers, June A. Case Manager IHGService
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cgreen wrote a review Nov 2020
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1st I was charged £90+ for my room. I had to find a hotel at short notice so thought nothing of the charge I was very tiered and always trust the rooms to be great. The room should have been deep cleaned before i booked in. the carpet was stained bathroom was ok. desperate for sleep. I just got changed for bed. Next morning I was horrified to discover some kind of spillage on the main desk. Lucky for me i had not placed any belongings on the desk. When I complained at the desk I pointed out that I had never stayed at such a filthy place. I point out that I often stay at a large chain of hotels which are about £50. the rooms are always clean and tidy. To easily I was offered a refund of £45. which makes me think It was not the first complaint. I will not be advising anyone to stay here.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Tim H wrote a review Sep 2020
Christchurch, United Kingdom225 contributions43 helpful votes
Spent a night here to visit Shrewsbury and break up a long journey from North to South. Chose this hotel for its convenience to get to, free parking and reasonable price. Despite some other reviews I read, the room I had was in very good shape and very clean. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast, during the Covid-19 period, was well organised and good. The bar was very simple and could be improved by including a bitter or cider on tap to go alongside the lager. I chose to walk into Shrewsbury centre a couple of times during my stay. It's very straight forward and the latter half of the walk includes some great sights. It is however, over a mile, but this hotel is placed closer to its town than many others are - within what I was looking for. I'd certainly choose it again.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Kieran J wrote a review Sep 2020
Thurston, United Kingdom21 contributions2 helpful votes
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Arrived to be given two rooms that had been deep cleaned!!. Pubic hairs on low shelf and floor of toilet and urine. Carpets that did not look seen a hover in some time. Spiders nest in corners of the room. Filthy dirty toilet floors that smelt of stale urine. Moldy bed bases. Air conditioner unit that looked like it had been installed by a five year old. Fobbed of with five soft drink vouchers. Head office will not reply to emails about this. By trading standards will take my complaint seriously. No cleaning standards at all.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from IHG Service, Other at Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury
Responded 4 Oct 2020
Hi 301kieranj, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for posting a candid review. I was very concerned to read your comments about the overall cleanliness of our rooms. I understand your dismay, and I am sorry. This is not the frictionless experience that we wanted for all our guests. I will make sure to share your comments with our team for the necessary improvements needed on our end. I would also like to follow up on your concerns that is why I sent you a private message. I hope you get the time to read it and respond. Mike F. Case Manager IHGService
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Martin B wrote a review Sep 2020
Stevenage, United Kingdom50 contributions19 helpful votes
I was very impressed staying here like all expess hotels they are basic but this one was very clean and the staff were very helpful and friendly the food that they were able to supply because of covid was excellent and tasty the bar was fully stocked . If i stay in Shrewsbury again this will be my first choice.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$65 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hampton by hilton shrewsbury hotel shrewsbury, purplehotel hotel shrewsbury, shrewsbury purplehotel hotel
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Hampton by Hilton Shrewsbury
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandShropshireShrewsbury
NUMBER OF ROOMS
75
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Frequently Asked Questions about Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury
Which popular attractions are close to Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury?
Nearby attractions include Battlefield Falconry Centre (6.7 km), The Quarry (3.5 km), and Climbing The Walls (5.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Dolce Vita, The Masala, and Planet Doughnut.
Are any cleaning services offered at Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Hindi, and Polish.
Are there any historical sites close to Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Shrewsbury Prison (3.1 km), Attingham Park (3.2 km), and Wroxeter Roman City (5.1 km).
Is Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.