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Holiday Inn Basildon

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The Holiday Inn Basildon is located on the Festival Leisure Park set in its own grounds overlooking a picturesque garden and fishing lake. The Holiday Inn Basildon is 0.5 miles from CNH tractor plant and 3 miles from Ford Motor Company research centre. We are only 40 minutes from Stansted Airport and 8 miles from the M25 Jct.29 with easy access to Lakeside and Bluewater shopping centres. The Holiday Inn Basildon bedrooms have high speed internet access and are air-conditioned. Family and accessible rooms are available. Meeting rooms and public areas have WIFI. We offer an extensive menu served daily in our lounge and 24 hour room service. The Holiday Inn Basildon is a popular venue for meetings in the Academy Conference centre. The Holiday Inn Basildon also caters for banqueting events including dinner dances and weddings in our suites which can cater for up to 220 guests and has ample free parking, including accessible parking. The Festival Leisure Park adjacent to the hotel boasts a wide choice of restaurants, nightclubs and leisure activities, including a 10 screen cinema and bowling alley. As one of our guests at the hotel you can take advantage of complimentary one day passes to the Fitness First gym that is a two minute walk from the hotel. The hotel offers leisure packages:- shopping, family and honeymoon. Kids Stay and Eat Free* making Holiday Inn Basildon an ideal location for a family short break.
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We stayed for one night, check in and out was easy with friendly staff. Room was clean and functional, a little out dated compared to some of the rooms we’ve stayed in recently but it wouldn’t put me off staying again but the bed was rock hard. I have slept on softer carpets /
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I booked a double room for a charity event I was attending at the hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful. The bed was lovely in a room that was spotless and spacious. The food at the event was nice and hot. As well as the breakfast in the restaurant was nice too, with lovely
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I visited this hotel whilst travelling on business. My work takes me all over the UK, frequently staying overnight in hotels. I booked a standard double room. This hotel was easy to find and had it's own free car park, which had plenty of spaces available when I arrived -
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I think this is a very pleasant looking hotel and nice interior setting, but most of the staff seem quite miserable and not as friendly as expected but this hotel is very simple and useful to stay for events like partying as it’s in a Leisure Park. The corridor of the rooms
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Basildon
Responded 16 Jan 2019
Hello Tommiddle, Thank you for leaving us your review and for making us a part your visit here in Basildon. We are grateful that you've chosen the Holiday Inn to host you. As always, we wanted nothing more but to ensure your experience turn as positive as possible. Though it made me smile that we were able to please your senses with the hotel interiors, location, and the corridors, I'm sorry that it wasn't the same story all throughout. I regard your thoughts about your perception of our staff, the hallways, and the wall in your friend's room. I'm sorry that this stay didn't go as perfectly as planned, Tommiddle. Don't worry, I took the necessary steps to ensure our management gets to read your post and be discussed amongst all concerned staff. We are always on the lookout for ways to make your experience memorable. Reviews such as this goes a long way in identifying areas where we can improve. We may not have gotten off the right foot but I'm positive to make it better for your next stay. Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay with us. Best regards, Frank A. Case Manager IHGService
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Easy to find postcode will nearly take you to the location. Expensive for an overnight stay. As an IHG member this must be 1 of the worse Holiday Inn I have stayed in, the general overnight was great couldnt have got a better room. The staff on the bar were excellent and
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Basildon
Responded 13 Jan 2019
Hello Paul R, Thank you for your candid posting! We value your support for the chain. I'm glad you had ease locating our hotel and found the room adequate. There is always room for improvement and the points you have raised will help our team to focus on efficiency, especially at the desk. We hope to have the honor of hosting you again. Your trust in us means a lot. Many thanks, Anna R Case Manager IHGService
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Yes there was extra pillows when i was there. If not request some from reception
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No fridges available in twin or family rooms
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The room I was in had tv & BBC. I did not make any special request
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Do you take dogs
Not aware that it is permitted and never seen one in all my stays.
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"Some rooms overlook the lake. These have the best views but may be noisy when the evenings are light as people tend to go outside to drink."
"All the same"
"No Neighbours!"
"Not Very Good Location"
"Demand a room away from the front door and the lounge."
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PRICE RANGE
US$77 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandBasildon
NUMBER OF ROOMS
148
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