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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We booked to stay here as our friends live nearby but can't accommodate our 4 legged friend. Once we booked and then saw some of the reviews we were a bit nervy to be honest, but I'm pleased to say we needn't have been, it was absolutely fine. Room- we have stayed in 3 star, 4 star and 5 star... More 

Thank Jo M
Rugby, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in the hotel for one night in business. Staff were excellent. Not much in the area so ate in the hotel which was reasonable value and good quality. Hotel is looking a bit tired in the corridors etc but rooms were fine and breakfast excellent.

Thank GA1504
Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay in Swindon - near many beautiful attractions: Coate Water Country Park, and good access to the motorway and public transport. The staff are really helpful and friendly. I would definitely use the hotel again. Great breakfast!

Thank Hilda S
Chris D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Swindon, responded to this review

Dear Hilda S, Thank you for taking the time and the trouble to let us have your invaluable feedback following your recent stay with us. We are so pleased your time with us was Great. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Chris Dutton General Manager More 

Milton Keynes
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was woken up twice in the night by the bloke in the next room getting a phone call. Very thin walls! Perhaps they are made out of tissue paper? The rest of the hotel is fine. Great staff and the facilities are good. Rooms are clean and the bathroom is modern.

Thank martinbutler007
Bodmin, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel offered all necessary amenities however it wasn't made to a good standard. A lot of the furniture was from the 80s and resembled more the likes of a bed and breakfast. The beds were comfortable to a degree and the bathroom was very small. But the food downstairs in the restaurant was very tasty and the access to... More 

Thank bartlomiejrosinski
Chris D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Swindon, responded to this review

Dear bartlomiejrosinski Thank you for taking the time and the trouble to record your feedback following your recent stay here at Holiday Inn Swindon. We certainly appreciate your honest and constructive feedback. I ma pleased to confirm we plan to begin a full bedroom refurbishment early next year whereby i do hope you will see a vast improvement in the... More 

Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

As a regular Holiday Inn business customer thought the UK I usually experience very good levels of customer service so much so that I would stay at the Holiday Inn when not on business but I was extremely disappointed to receive an extortionate parking charge notice following my recent visit to the Holiday Inn at in Swindon and when I... More 

Thank Craig_Rankin
Chris D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Swindon, responded to this review

Dear Mr Rankin. In respond to your review i do apologise i was not able to respond to you sooner, due to being on annual leave. I am disappointed you did feel you could wait for me to respond to you. With reference to the parking charge you will note from the notification that the charge is £60 not £100... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with a friend for an evening as we were shopping at the outlet the next day and wanted to be there early for parking etc. When we arrived they were unable to book us in as the system had gone down but we were offered complimentary drinks and were soon able to book in. The room was... More 

Thank clarebear1909
Chris D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Swindon, responded to this review

Dear clarebear1909, Thank you for your review, your constructive comments are appreciated. Kind regards Chris Dutton General Manager More 

Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2016

In common with many Holiday Inns in the UK, they have now brought in Parking Eye to monitor their car park. I have regular meetings with local business leaders in the hotel (buying several coffees, sometimes lunch) and this month, after a 2 hour meeting, I subsequently received a penalty notice for £100. It is impossoible to have a conversation... More 

Thank papoorel
Chris D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Swindon, responded to this review

Dear papoorel, Thank you for taking the time and the trouble to post your feedback following your recent visit to Holiday Inn Swindon. I am sorry you have received a parking charge notification, please accept my apologies. I can assure you the hotel does not operate a policy of penalising our guests who stay or use our facilities. This is... More 

Sudbury, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Having stay here a couple of times I am looking forward to staying again already - they just go the extra mile! The food is very fresh and I would like to say a big thank you to Amandeep who I must say looked after me very well.The rooms could be updated but very clean and comfortable. Thank you for... More 

Thank Keith B
Chris D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Swindon, responded to this review

Dear Keith B, Thank you for taking the time to post your positive feedback, following your recent stay at Holiday Inn Swindon. Really pleased you had a great time with us and thank you for your kind mention of Amandeep. I will certainly ensure she is made aware of what a star she is. Once again many thanks. Chris Dutton... More 

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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I use the leisure facilities at this hotel and there was swimming lessons happening. The changing room smells so badly of urine each time I go that it makes me gag! The priority of the small pool is also given to the lessons so everyone else is left with the short length of the pool. It can get very busy... More 

Thank mariannlf
Chris D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Swindon, responded to this review

Dear Mariannlf, Thank you for bringing to our attention the smell issue you experienced with the ladies changing area within our Spirit Leisure Club. Please accept my apologies for this most unfortunate issue. My Spirit Club Manager has been appraised of the situation and as well as undertaking a full investigation, additional cleaning "patrols" have been implemented in order to... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Hotel in Swindon is located minutes from Junction 15 of the M4 but within easy reach of Swindon Town Centre with ample free ample free parking. Easy access to the cities of Bath, Bristol and Oxford and 1 Hr from London Heathrow. The hotel has 99 well appointed bedrooms which include 10 Executive rooms. All rooms have en suite bathrooms with shower, direct dial telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer and iron and ironing board. Residents can enjoy and unwind with complimentary use of the Spirit leisure club with gymnasium, indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and treatment room (subject to availability). Our hotel bar and lounge offer tempting dishes from around the world and is a great meeting destination, a relaxing garden terrace can also be enjoyed at the hotel along with the lounge showing all Sky sports channels also ESPN on a 50inch plasma TV. Our contemporary restaurant is a great place to relax and enjoy our menus including the famous Holiday Inn breakfast. Hotel offers 24hr room service also. Under 12's stay and eat free when sharing a room with their parents* Terms and conditions apply. Swindon town centre is within 3 miles driving from the hotel, also the Swindon train station and McArthur Glen Designer Outlet Village. The hotel is ideally located for exploring Wiltshire's surrounding attractions, including Lydiard Park, the Royal Wooton Bassett, the Cotwolds, Avebury Stone Circle & Stonehenge, Longleat Forest and the Steam Railway Museum or for catching a game at Swindon Town Football Club in the town centre. Academy Style Meeting Rooms, 5 purpose built meeting rooms that cater for all requirements from Training Courses, Boardroom Meetings and Conferences to Weddings and Parties including Christmas Parties.Our Academy standard meeting facilities with natural daylight and air conditioning can accommodate up to 70 delegates. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Swindon

Address: Marlborough Rd, Swindon SN3 6AQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Swindon
Price Range: $93 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Swindon 3*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Swindon Hotel Swindon
Swindon Holiday Inn
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#5 Family Hotel in Swindon
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“Ask to be served by 'deep'”
 of 5 bubbles KeithB186, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Forget the sofa bed - not worth it as an option”
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“ask for ground floor room”
 of 5 bubbles paulkalinowski, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Shower pressure apparently poor on the first floor but good on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Jennifer976, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ensure you know what room you are getting when checking in. Some rooms are tiny.”
 of 5 bubbles GriJohn, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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