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Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage

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Reviewed 20 December 2011

In London for business at Wembly Stadium, this hotel was a nice choice in between the city and the stadium. The value was good for a small, comfortable hotel with some options for shopping and eating close by and across the street from the tube station. Breakfast, which is included was good, but internet, which was not included, was bad.... More 

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Reviewed 19 December 2011

The hotel is in a good location, not too far from central london (within zone 2) with a tube station just minutes away on foot. The room was clean and functional, basically everything worked, though the tv was outdated. There is also a mall just opposite the hotel, with a supermarket and coffee etc so its quite convenient. The broadband... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2011

Hotwire picked this one for me. A typical Holiday Inn Express, very acceptable and affordable. What I liked was the location: the very busy Finchley road is far from attractive in itself, but the Finchley Rd Jubilee tube stop is literally two minutes on foot. The Jubilee line is very efficient to get you into the Green Park central area,... More 

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Wien, Österreich
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2011

well if u look for a clean room it will fit. It´s not a high class hotel. But u cant expect for the cheap rate. TV is old internet to expansive. Breakfast is ok i guess typical local style. UMTS coverage in to room internet bandwith speed at hudginson aprox 60 - 80 kbit/s. Next to the hotel there are... More 

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Norwich, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2011

I recently stayed here on a Saturday night before the NFL game at Wembley Stadium, London. We had the whole weekend in London and used the hotel as a base for getting to and from Cental London and then Wembley on the Sunday. The hotel is in a nice central location only a few hundred metres from Finchley Road Underground... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2011

I stayed on a business trip at this hotel and the room is basic but clean. Indeed the room can be noisy even if the window is double-glazed for the sensitive sleeper since it is located adjacent to a very busy road through North London. Staff is helpful and friendly. Express breakfast (self-service) was acceptable except staying there for 5... More 

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Reviewed 14 November 2011

This is my second and my friends third stay at this hotel and we both highly recommend it. I've already booked to return next month.  Myself and a friend stayed in room 406 (twin) for two nights.  Pros: Friendly, helpful staff.  Compact, but sensibly laid out twin room with walk-in shower, colour tube TV (BBC1/2, ITV, C4, 5).  Strong 3G... More 

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 8 November 2011

I stayed in this hotel twice and the service went down. The room are spacious for London standards and clean. The staff however are not very professional. They charged my credit card twice and never corrected their mistakes till i contacted them. Location: The hotel has a nice location, the area gets a bit unfriendly at night, O2 centre is... More 

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Reviewed 8 November 2011

Room was relatively spacey. However, the bed was not very comfortable and the sheets were not clean (and not changed). Location is good: 2 minute walk from Finchley Road tube station. There is a good Italian pizza place less than a minute away (no seating). Parking is expensive (£20/day) and had to be booked in advance. There is no free... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 31 October 2011

It was a great place, not so expensive, very close to the tube stations, between downtown and Wembley, where we attended a Muse Concert. In front of a shopping Mall with come food options. the people were nice at the hotel, except for a redhead guy in the front desk. Breakfast was actually very good. I recommend it.

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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: €98 - €233 (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) .”
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“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”
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“Rooms in the back is quieter. Rooms”
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