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Reviewed 5 October 2016

To be fair we looked at the Menu before deciding to eat in the Hotel (we really didn't feel like going out) so we knew the selection was a bit limited but especially for the price the food needs to improve. My Chicken and Ham pie was a single and the size of a Pork Pie but was moist and...

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HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, Balham_Boy! Thank you for your review for our hotel. I am really disappointed to hear the dissatisfaction you encountered with your evening meals. We generally receive praise for our tasty dishes and the variety of main courses, however sadly on this occasion it was not the case. By the sounds of your feedback you had enjoyed the meals bar...

Ivybridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Stayed here one night for the mx5 national rally. After a 4 hour trip up from devon in stormy weather with my 10 yr old daughter we settled into the room and then went for something to eat. The choice was pretty limited but wasn't that bothered as we just wanted food. Ordered at the bar but after 40 minutes...

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HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, tx200mk3! Thank you for your review. I am really disappointed to hear the service received in our restaurant was deemed unacceptable. Rest assured this is not a common occurrence and our team are very efficient and thoughtful as seen by the compensation received for your waiting time. I believe the particular evening in question was indeed a busy one,...

Ferndown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

A typical Holiday Inn Express with clean, comfortable rooms and friendly staff. Although the car park is free to use during the day (presumably because of conference room users), the £4 overnight charge is an annoying niggle! The hotel is ideally located at the airport (no aircraft noise detectable) and being just off the M1 Jct. 24, is also a...

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HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, GerA49! Thank you for your review for our hotel. I'm glad to hear we was what you were expecting from our brand. Especially the clean and comfortable and newly refurbished bedrooms we have. It is correct the hotel charges a very small fee for the use of it's car park, this is so we can provide camera controlled, barrier...

Exeter
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I have visited my overnight stay hotels for business and leisure, and after 16 years of this I have found the best cheap overnight hotel inc a hot breakfast for less that £70 for two people. I have stayed in Travelodges that offer beetles in your room and stained sheets free of charge, with a breakfast where the cardboard box...

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HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, DevonRoyal! Thank you for your review for our hotel. I am really happy hearing all the wonderful and positive things you have had to say about your stay with us. The only 'beetles' found at our hotel would be the German manufactured motor vehicles in our car park. I appears our 'little beauty' really exceeded your expectations and that...

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

What a gem for a stopover. The right price, for a convenient nights sleep. Staff on check in extremely welcoming, room more than adequate, very impressed with the standard of accommodation. Breakfast included with your stay - you don't have to pay extra, the breakfast was excellent, and can be accessed from 4.00am - ideal as we were leaving the...

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HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, Caroline C! Thank you very much for your five star review for our hotel. We are thrilled to be seen as 'gem'. At Holiday Inn Express we believe in great value for money and on this occasion it appears to be the case. Providing breakfast as early as 4AM we aim for all guests to experience this good value...

Reviewed 25 September 2016

The rooms are quiet and you can turn off the air conditioning so it's not too cold. You get a choice of pillows, the beds are comfortable, the room as well as the bathrooms are clean and functional. I had a meal in the restaurant that was probably ready made and reheated, but it was nice and wasn't expensive for...

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HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello Warren C, Thank you very much for your five star review for our hotel. Reading your positive feedback is exceptional, I could not b happier. It's great to hear the wonderful things you had to say about our hotel and the team here. We take pride in guest satisfaction and on this occasion it happens to be the case,...

Cheriton Bishop, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is fine, clean tidy and located conveniently off the M1. Rooms have had overhaul but they smell a bit! Comfortable and clean bed and duvet, didn't use bar or restaurant this time bus looked fine. This is a classic transit hotel, staff friendly and welcoming

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HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, skelington! Thank you for your review for our hotel. I am glad to hear you found our team here friendly and our location convenient for your business trip. We are fortunate to be in an ideal location for the Midlands with quick links to nearby towns and cities. It is correct our bedrooms have had a refurbishment, however the...

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Staying here as I have a 6.30 flight to Wroclaw. Really close to the airport so don't have to be up until 3.30. On checking in was informed that the breakfast buffet starts at 4am. This is great as it allows me to have a quick coffee before leaving for the airport. Same as all other express hotels around the...

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HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello Anthony H, Thank you for your review for our hotel. We receive a lot of guests who are early leavers, given our location close to the airport. So providing breakfast from as early as 4AM, we aim for everyone to receive the good value for money Holiday Inn Express are known for. Our housekeeping team will be thrilled to...

Reviewed 8 September 2016

We stayed here the night before our holiday. We would definitely stay here again. They have take away menus in reception, we ordered a Chinese, they provided all the plates, cutlery etc, they even cleared up after us. If you like a stroll to the airport, it takes about 10 minutes.

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HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, Tracie K! Thank you very much for your five star review for our hotel. I'm pleased to hear you had chosen our hotel to spend the night before your holiday. Our staff aim to cater for all guest's needs and by the sounds of it, we exceeded them with great service. I hope you had a fantastic holiday and...

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Overall another very pleasant stay at the Holiday Inn Express. The breakfast that was included in the deal was acceptable. The evening meals however are good quality but very expensive compared to the Premier Inn next door.

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HIEMA_Deputy, Manager at Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Hello, Mark W Thank you for your review for our hotel. I'm happy to hear that your stay with us was deemed pleasant and you found our Express Start breakfast adequate. I expect you had found something tasty to eat to begin your day. We are always evaluating the facilities and services we provide and we aim to be competitive...

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to contemporary Holiday Inn Express hotel at East Midlands Airport. With a great location, comfortable public areas & air conditioning in all guestrooms, you re sure of a great visit. We're just one mile from the airport and 35 miles from Alton Towers. Each of our 90 newly refurbished guestrooms have air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi. Family rooms can accommodate up to 2 adults & 2 children under 12 & feature a double bed and pull out sofabed, flat screen TVs, an en-suite with power shower, hairdryer & tea/coffee making facilities. Breakfast is included so you can help yourself to the Express Start buffet. For your convenience we also offer on-site car parking packages. The Holiday Inn Express' location is perfect for meetings with both the M1 Motorway & East Midlands Airport just minutes away ensuring easy access for delegates. Nottingham East Midlands Airport is served by major airlines including Jet2, Ryanair and Thomson so we regularly welcome international guests for meetings in our 4 conference rooms which can accommodate up to 40 delegates. The Great Room is an informal place in which to relax with breakfast, chill out with a drink from the bar or enjoy an evening meal from our tasty menu. Our hotel is also a great location for visiting Derby and Nottingham, Donington Park Race Circuit, Donington Open Air Market, the Peak District or Alton Towers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport

Address: Hunter Road, Castle Donington DE74 2TQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Castle Donington
Price Range: €49 - €108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 90
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport Hotel Castle Donington
Express Castle Donington
Holiday Inn Derbyshire
Castle Donington Holiday Inn
Express East Midlands Airport
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Castle Donington
#6 Family Hotel in Castle Donington
#6 Business Hotel in Castle Donington
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