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Forest of Dean, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived very late and was greeted with a warm well informed welcome and a well executed check-in from an experienced very professional reception staff member. Very easy to locate on a very dark evening with plenty of free parking just off a main road ( which didn't impact on a good nights sleep). I left very early the next morning... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here a few weeks back for one night. Fast and easy check in. Receptionist was nice. Room was clean and comfy. Breakfast included was delicious. Plenty of parking also. No real complaints overall.

Thank pittard12
SamanthaB85, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave this review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and found the hotel to be clean and the staff nice, We hope to see you again. Kind Regards Sam More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 1 night while visiting a friend. The staff were really friendly and helpful on check in and our room was clean and comfy. There was ample parking and it i behind a 24 hour Garage that has an M & S shop which is always handy. Breakfast was included and had a good choice of cereals, yoghurts, and... More 

Thank alison b
GMHemel, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear Alison, thank you very much for your lovely review regarding your stay with us. It is so nice to read how welcoming the team were for your arrival and that your room was clean and comfortable. Its also great to hear how much you enjoyed our inclusive breakfast and that your stay met your expectations. This very much makes... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for the weekend and was pleasantly surprised. Not too far from Bedford town centre and Milton Keynes is within an easy driveable distance. Neat room, compact but with everything required. All staff encountered were really friendly and very helpful. Breakfast in the morning was good too! Plus a bar on site too. Would definitely stay again.

Thank Markie08
SamanthaB85, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear Guest I am very pleased that you had a good stay and its lovely to hear that you would happily stay again! I agree that we are in a brilliant location with easy access to Bedford and MK. Thank you and Kind Regards Sam Deputy GM More 

Peterhead , Scotland
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117 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself along with some workmates had a rare old time at the HIE, Bedford back in October. We were there for a week while attending a training course nearby. The rooms were modern, the bar and buffet area comfortable and the food reasonably good. The staff were very helpful and we did get a few laughs with the girls behind... More 

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SamanthaB85, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for this review, I am very pleased to hear that not only would you stay again but that you also had a good time. It sounds like you had an all round good trip. May be we will see you again next year Kind Regards Sam Budgell Deputy GM More 

Falkirk, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This Holiday Inn is only 10mins from town center by car. If using you own transport Parking is free. Room was very clean and fresh. You get the choice of soft or hard pillows. An iron plus ironing board in room also hairdryer..Holiday Inn only do continental breakfasts which is included with room. No full breakfast choice like Premier Inn.... More 

Thank linda m
SamanthaB85, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear India m Thank you for your review, I am disappointed to learn no one was around when you departed in the morning but I hope this didn't detract too much from your stay. All our hair dryers have recently been replaced and all rooms have had Irons added. We hope you choose to stay again Kind Regards Sam More 

Northallerton, North Yorkshire
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I stop in quite a few HIE especially in Milton Keynes but Bedford was a first. The positives- staff were very good, hotel felt quite new, room was great, some bottled water would be nice but otherwise all good. Negatives- your in the middle of nowhere at a service station with just a BP petrol station for company. Food is... More 

Thank Harry B
SamanthaB85, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear Harry Thank you for your review I am very pleased that you enjoyed the room and had good service from our staff. I am sorry that you did not enjoy the breakfast, our sister hotel in Milton Keynes has been trialling IHGs new breakfast for the Express hotels and given the success we are hopeful this will be rolled... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 5 night .really good value for money,nice friendly polite staff. Rooms were clean and so comfy. Great location . Only down side was the cooked breakfast...a bit yuck..but the choice of continental was good.

Thank weeman25
SamanthaB85, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for this excellent review, I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay. We are always looking for ways to improve the breakfast that we offer however I am delighted that this has not detracted form your first class stay. Kind Regards Sam Budgell Deputy GM More 

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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Stayed here for 1 night and was pleased with all aspects. Room large and airy with a/c. windows which opened, Very good TV which worked well. Very clean bedding, lots of pillows. iron and hairdryer provided. Booked a disabled room which was quiet and restful. Good wet room for bathroom, sparkling clean.

Thank H B
GMHemel, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review about your stay with us, it is lovely to hear that your visit was excellent and that you were pleased with the comfort and cleanliness of the room. Your feedback will certainly be shared with the team and the housekeeping team who work hard ensuring we... More 

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159 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here on business as I couldn't get in anywhere else, room quality was excellent, breakfast was good, though they ran out of fruit when I was there. Real problem is that it is not in easy access of anywhere to eat, 2.5 miles into Bedford. The restaurant is marginal, with ,microwaved food.

Thank Steveh964993
GMHemel, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear Steve, thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay and for leaving a great 5* rating. I am so pleased you found our rooms to be excellent quality with great wifi. We know how important it is for our guests to enjoy a good nights sleep and be able to access wifi for any business needs.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay at the well-connected Holiday Inn Express Bedford hotel for handy road links and proximity to Bedford's businesses. Friendly staff welcome you to the modern Holiday Inn Express Bedford, 2 miles south of Bedford town centre. We're conveniently located just off the A6 and A421, with plenty of complimentary parking. Surf the web over a coffee with free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Our newly refurbished guestrooms feature modern decor, comfortable beds, an en-suite with power shower and 32-inch TVs. Our bright family rooms have 1 double bed and 1 pull-out sofabed where kids under 18 stay for free with an adult. There's space for up to 25 delegates in our 2 air-conditioned meeting rooms, where you can host interactive conferences and board meetings. Choosing Holiday Inn Express Bedford also gives you easy access to local business parks. We're 1.5 miles from companies based in Priory Business Park and 6 miles from Millbrook vehicle testing centre. Relax in the great outdoors at the tranquil Priory Country Park with a woodland stroll and fishing and sailing on the lakes. You can watch tense competitions at Lawson Park Indoor Bowls Club, just 6 minutes' drive from Holiday Inn Express Bedford. Meet for drinks on our patio and gather inside for live sport on the flat-screen TVs and a game of pool. Our evening bar menu features spicy curries and pasta dishes. Fill up in the morning with sausage and scrambled egg from the generous breakfast buffet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Bedford

Address: Elstow Interchange A6/A421 | Bedford Bypass Junction, Wilstead Road, Bedford MK42 9BF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Price Range: $78 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Bedford 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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