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We stayed here for 2 nights on the 15th of April. Got a lovely welcome from the gentleman on reception checked in then went up to our room. The room was lovely and clean and had everything you needed even an iron and ironing board. Our room faced the motorway but wasn't a problem as we couldn't here any traffic...

Thank Kathleen G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for one over night stay for a family event with our 4 yr old son in a family room we was very warmly welcomed at the reception when we arrived and given all details about breakfast,checking out and the facilities.Our room was very clean and tidy and lots of space to hang up clothes and all our things,only...

Thank Joella M
SamanthaB85, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Joella. Thank you so much for reviewing your recent stay with us!!! Fantastic comments and lovely to hear that you received a very warm welcome. We do have a very skilled housekeeping team, I am glad your were pleasantly pleased with how nice and clean your room and bathroom was! I do hope you come and stay with...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a business trip in Bedford stayed in the holiday inn , wasn't disappointed pleasant receptionist , nice room got a good night sleep and in the morning had a lovely breakfast all for a fairly reasonable price .

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

Dear Sarah Thank you for this amazing review, I am pleased you enjoyed our new breakfast and that all the staff were pleasant. I hope we will be your first choice should you be in Bedford for business again . Kind Regards SAM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was booked over the net week in advance and the price was average hotel price which was bargain. Nice quite and clean rooms. Like it If need to book in future again def will do same e again. Thanks

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

Thank you for this great review, I am very pleased you found us to be good value for money. It is always brilliant to hear that a guest want to stay again, so hopefully we will see you soon . Kind Regards SAM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We revisited here for a family weekend and were impressed with the new decor, furnishings and improved en-suite. We were particularly happy with the bigger duvet so no fighting to keep your share! The staff were friendly and helpful, breakfast good and overall a great value stay.

Thank Maggieanne49
SamanthaB85, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving this great review, I am so glad you like the new rooms, we have also just changed our breakfast offering so I do hope you come back soon to try it. Kind Regards Sam Budgell

Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Business stay so I have to take what I was given , it’s a nice hotel clean nice big rooms and very nice bed ,big tv allowed me to connect my ps4 (was there for a week ) nice wifi none of the password issues every 24 hours just log on and go. I love the ice machine idea and...

Thank jit260
SamanthaB85, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Thank you for this review, I am pleased that for the most part it sounds like you enjoyed your stay. We are in the process of making improvements to our breakfast early April, this will see the addition of bacon and we are very excited about this! I hope that you will get a chance to visit again and try...

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Rated compared to other HI Express hotels. Nice clean hotel with breakfast and dinner options. The hotel also have local take-away menus you can use. There is a garage next door for fuel and an M&S shop. Wifi worked well and the TVs can be used for casting (a pet hate of mine when HI block the TV input button)....

Thank Bob M
SamanthaB85, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give your views on your recent stay with us in Bedford . It was very pleasing to hear so many positive points and we hope that we may see you again in the future Kind regards Julian Harper (Guest Service Manager)

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

First time stay here after celebrating my birthday in Bedford with family. The room was spacious, clean and facilities were great. After running out of tea, asking at reception they gave us what we needed. Have to say the staff were very pleasant. Breakfast was great with a lot of choice so didn't leave there feeling hungry. Would I use...

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

It is fabulous to hear that you would use this hotel again, I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Sam Budgell

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

It's a small comfortable hotel by the motorway, ideal for stop over on the road for a night or two. The staff were friendly and helpful, always with a welcoming smile. Breakfast was a normal continental one and dinner was average. Room was simple, clean, cosy, with nice bed and pillow. Had a great rest there before another long day.

1Thank Andy C
SamanthaB85, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave this lovely review, I am pleased that you had a restful stay, it certainly sounds like you will be back should you be in Bedford again. Kind Regards Sam Budgell

Ulverston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Hotel is fine if you are looking for a place to stay. Run of the mill holiday inn express, breakfast ok, bed comfy, staff appeared a little put on managing the reception and the bar at the same time, serving people for drinks and checking people in at the same time, to much for one person. Also missed my loyalty...

Thank etchellsm
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Bedford, responded to this review

Hi etchellsm, Thank you for your stay and for sharing your experience. We are happy to hear that you that you appreciated our location and our comfortable rooms. We value your comments. This is a continuous process as we strive further in making our product and services from good to great. Again, thank you for being our guest and we...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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: $94 - $221 (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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Holiday Inn Bedford
Bedford Holiday Inn
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Bedford
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