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Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lets start with the positives. Hotel is in a great location, value for money wise, what you pay for such a good location is not bad. Small car park, bookable for GBP20 a night,very fair, staff are lovely, reception people warm, and welcoming,really lovely, the breakfast included is ok, its not brilliant, but you could get your fill and eat...

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Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The price of the room was way above what it should have been. The hotel is very old and needs lots of refurbishing. The sheets and towels were clean or we wouldn't have stayed, but the towels were as thin as kleenix. The heater was extremely noisy, mostly because it was old, so sleep was difficult, as it was cold...

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

Dear jonellg812, Thank you for staying at the Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage, UK. I apologize that your stay was not as successful as you would have wanted it to be. Your mentioned in your review that you found the property to be old and needed a facelift, also, the heater made it difficult for you to sleep, these comment...

Yokneam Illit, Israel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tube, supermarket, dry cleaning shop and O2 Center are close to the hotel and make it attractive place. This is a good place to stay if you're on a budget limitations or your destination is close to the hotel's location, otherwise I'd recommend to stay closer to the city center. Try to ask for a room with windows facing...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second stay at this hotel, this time for longer and with friends. Reception staff very helpful, rooms adequate, clean and with enough space for a few nights. The included breakfast offers a good variety of food both hot and cold. Check out and check in seamless. The first night offers a complimentary mineral water- always wonder why not on additional...

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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

A good choice for a short trip. It's a 3 minute walk from the tube station, 1 stop from Baker Street and 15 mins to Euston square, plus the overground is just as near with good connections to Camden. Room was fine and comfortable with desk and small sofa and reasonable wifi. Staff were very friendly and helpful which made...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Conveniently located 20 mins from Oxford Circus (by tube), across the road from several restaurants, near a couple of mini-markets. My friend and I had 24hrs in London for my Birthday. From the moment we walked into the hotel it felt welcoming - this was mainly down to Vanessa on reception who was an absolute delight. She found a room...

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2Thank Purplesnowberry
Dublin
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I stayed in this Holiday Inn Express for one night. It is conveniently located; about two minutes by foot from Finchley Road Tube Station. Although it cannot be described as an inner London hotel, Finchley Road is only one stop away from Baker Street on the Metropolitan line. Baker Street is a major transport hub for the subway network and...

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Becoming my regular stop over location when wishing to reduce my commuting. Room at the rear quiet and comfortable with everything you need for a good night's sleep. Shower room has separate door closure for WC. Pleasant breakfast room with a limited hot buffet and cold items. The staff are friendly and efficient and always look after me well. Prices...

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here first weekend in December mainly because it was very close to our coach drop off. We found the staff very friendly and efficient, the room was spotless and the bed very comfortable. We overlooked the Finchley Road and so had traffic noise all night. Didn't bother me but some may not like it. Breakfast was basic and...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 29 November 2016 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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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Anky99, Thank you for staying with us and for leaving a review. I am happy that our location worked for your travel needs. However, it is unfortunate that you did not fully enjoy your stay with us due to the level of service you received and the room layout. I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you....

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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: €91 - €166 (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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“Needs lots of refurbishing - very old. Supposedly hot breakfast was not the best - oatmeal was not hot. Fruit was all gone. ”
 of 5 bubbles jonellg812, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing busy main street are noisy”
 of 5 bubbles leonidt158, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Main road fronting so you can expect some traffic noise but not above the average”
 of 5 bubbles johndD4090BY, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to the rear away from Finchley Road are quieter.”
  • Car park and gardens - quiet.
  • Desk, TV
  • Twin bed, lighting options.
  • Storage space - room air conditioned.
 of 5 bubbles C6631CHmartinw, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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