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Syosset, New York
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36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting in Branford I was reluctant to stay here due to previous poor reviews. However, there were no incidents of anything negative. The carpet in the hall and the room that we stayed in Room 125 was shampood thoroughly or replaced. The desk clerk was very nice and gave us cookies. The room was bathroom was very clean and towels... More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was nice. It was very clean, with plenty of space in it for us to move around. The staff was friendly. We were only there 1 night for a wedding. The bed was very comfortable, with plenty of pillows. There was a mini fridge in the room but no microwave.

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Westfield, New Jersey
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25 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Holiday Inn Express is probably the best hotel in this area to stay as far as proximity to our destination. It is clean, provides a good breakfast with something for everyone, and the staff is always pleasant.

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Fingal
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44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here while on business for two nights recently. Check in was easy and pleasant. Room at front beside stairs was huge and seemed clean. Bathroom clean also but large part of bath had finish worn away but overall very happy with room although quite noisy until traffic eased about 10.00pm. Breakfast buffet was basic as expected but quality poor.... More 

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Jacksonville
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93 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you need to be in Brqanford, this is a stop. The hotel was clean and well maintained as you would expect for the chain. I did one night while on business and all was as it should been. Also take note, their hot breakfast looked pretty good.. complete with scrambled eggs, beacon, and sausage gravy. Although I can't tell... More 

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Boston, MA
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22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is the only "brand" hotel in this part of CT. This hotel is average.The owner has taken the nautical theme and the air deodorizer to the extreme. While the rooms are large and this is where they could take advantage of decorating, but the decor in the rooms is very basic and a bit outdated. The elevator is slow... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Branford/New Haven, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie S, We appreciate your stay and taking the time to leave us your insights. We are pleased to know that our clean rooms and suitable location has met your needs. On the other hand, we apologize for the inconveniences that you have experienced due to the speed of our elevators and issues on sound-proofing. Rest assured that your... More 

Southington, Connecticut
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41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a family wedding. Everything was great. We were able to check in early, allowing us ample time to get changed and relax a bit. Our rooms were large, comfortable, and clean. Front desk staff was very pleasant. Breakfast buffet Sunday was extended until noon. This establishment more than met our expectations.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We typically stay at Holiday Inn Express and this was not well maintained. The carpet and furniture had stains our phones didn't work in the room. We arrived late and didn't notice until the next morning we had no shower curtain. We had to wait until housekeeping arrived to get a curtain. The breakfast was good and the cinnamon rolls... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Branford/New Haven, responded to this review

Dear Mary T, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. I appreciate you choosing our hotel for your travel needs and I'm elated to learn you enjoyed the cinnamon rolls during your breakfast experience. We are hospitality professionals who pride ourselves on delivering world class experience, however, it appears we fell short... More 

Land O Lakes, Florida
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Our Grandson was married in the local area. We only stayed for one night. Our room was ready when we checked in. The Front Desk was friendly. The room was very clean and spacious. The restaurant for breakfast was wonderful. We would stay there again, if we were in the area..

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Let me just say, I'm a hotel snob. I often stay at 5-star class hotels. When we had to stay overnight in this area for a doctor's appointment for our son, I was skeptical. I was wrong. The hotel is clean and nice. The halls were clean and quiet as was our room. Nice bathroom. Bed was nice with white... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven, CT. This beautiful, newly built hotel is conveniently located off I-95 at Exit 55, just 1 mile from Downtown Branford. Situated 10 miles from downtown New Haven, 35 miles from the Hartford Convention Center & 45 minutes from Bradley International Airport, this property features 96 beautifully appointed oversized guest rooms. The hotel features a Complimentary Express Start Breakfast along with the most up to date amenities and facilities including an Indoor Pool, Whirlpool, On-site Laundry Facility, Fitness Center, Business Center and Free High Speed Internet Access. Ideal for business or leisure, the Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven, CT hotel is only minutes from local businesses and attractions. Free WiFi & Ethernet High Speed Internet throughout the hotel!Visiting on Business:The Holiday Inn Express makes doing business easy, located just minutes from: Harley Davidson, Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Lowe's, HondaVisiting Area Attractions:Be close to all that this area has to offer, including the Branford Festival, Branford Town Center, Thimble Islands, Yale University, Lighthouse Point, Ocean Beach State Park, Trolley/Peabody Museums.'STAY SMART' at the Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven, CT and Experience this new hotel with outstanding services and amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Branford/New Haven

Address: 309 East Main Street, Branford, CT 06405
Region: United States > Connecticut > Branford
Price Range: RM522 - RM741 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Branford/New Haven 2.5*
Number of rooms: 86
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Holiday Inn Express Branford/New Haven Hotel Branford
Holiday Inn Branford
Branford Holiday Inn
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“As per previous reviews stayed on a lower floor. Very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles lindaziti, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“low floor as the elevator is very slow.”
 of 5 bubbles stephanies654, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from here. Far away.”
 of 5 bubbles kanfer1, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Even numbered rooms have slightly better view. Odd numbered face auto dealership.”
 of 5 bubbles 592jeffreyl, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Would not recommend anybody to stay in the room. Walls are too thin. You have to keep your voice really low.”
 of 5 bubbles Desais, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
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