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Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage

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Conwy
Reviewed 22 March 2012

This chain consistantly punches above it,s weight. With some good locations, friendly helpful staff, spotlessly clean rooms and breakfast. This one was no exception. Like others have said the location is good for tube & bus travel and with plenty of amenities close by including Hampstead village with all it's great bars & restaurants just a pleasant 15 minute stroll...

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Leeds, UK
Reviewed 20 March 2012

I've stayed at this hotel many times, so thought it would be best to review it! My sentiments are pretty much the same as everyone else's in that it's a great location whether you are travelling for business or pleasure. Finchley Road tube station is a 3 minute walk from the hotel and there are more than enough amenities nearby...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 15 March 2012

Pro's: - Good location - easily accessible to tube, restaurants, and grocery store - Not so expensive for being 25 minutes from central london - Staff is friendly Con's: - Pathetically slow wireless internet with short cables that they charge £7,50/day for. No wifi in the rooms. - When you get a room that faces the street, it's EXTREMELY loud...

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

Dear berlinflyer83, Thank you for the feedback. We strive to make sure every guest has a wonderful experience here and greatly appreciate the feedback if they don't. Katie J IHGcare

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 March 2012

London is expensive. There is no way around that. This hotel was one of the least exspensive places we found to stay at and it was well worth the money. Staying at a nice hotel with a free breakfast is a great way to start your day on vacation. This Holiday Inn was spacious by European standards. The bathrooms are...

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2012

What a great find! This accomodation for a weekend or longer London break is great. As we drove into London the location is very easy to find just of the end of the M1. The location is perfect for access into London as the underground is a 3 minute walk. Then 5 - 10 minutes and you are at the...

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leeds
Reviewed 17 February 2012

We stayed here for 2 seperate nights over the past week, unfortunately we missed when booking that this hotel still has a whole flooor where smoking is allowed (floor 5) both being ex smokers we found this very offensive but on checking our booking i had ticked next to smoking room, probably not believing that these still existed!!! Aside from...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 28 January 2012

I picked this hotel because I was visiting London for a few days to see friends who live within walking distance. I was please with my choice, the rooms are clean & safe, the breakfast suffices and it's pretty good value for money. Nothing fancy but somewhere modern & clean to sleep & keep your stuff.

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Mumbai
Reviewed 28 January 2012

I had to travel to London on business second week of January 2012 and needed to stay at a decent, reasonably priced hotel in a central location. Being a Holiday Inn Priority Club member, I first researched Holiday Inn locations in or close to Central London. I finally settled on the Holiday Inn Express, Swiss Cottage. I must say the...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 23 January 2012

We spent 3 nights in this hotel and had a great time. We were a family of four (2 Adults and 2 Teenagers) and found the room a little small but we spent very little time in the room. There is coffee\tea making facilities in the room and no problem getting more coffee\sugar\milk if needed. Rooms were clean, staff were...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2012

Booked last minute, we had a great deal which included breakfast and a family room with two young children. The hotel was ideal as it was a stone's throw away from the tube station (so not long to walk in the dark with two kids) and only a short tube journey to the centre. Room was a family room and...

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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: $170 - $309 (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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“higher floors are better for noise”
 of 5 bubbles 305cathyn, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at rear of the hotel very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 857kent, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles chowdray, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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