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Holiday Inn Express Branford/New Haven

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you need to be in Brqanford, this is a stop. The hotel was clean and well maintained as you would expect for the chain. I did one night while on business and all was as it should been. Also take note, their hot breakfast looked pretty good.. complete with scrambled eggs, beacon, and sausage gravy. Although I can't tell...

Thank Thomas O
Boston, MA
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is the only "brand" hotel in this part of CT. This hotel is average.The owner has taken the nautical theme and the air deodorizer to the extreme. While the rooms are large and this is where they could take advantage of decorating, but the decor in the rooms is very basic and a bit outdated. The elevator is slow...

Thank Stephanie S
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Branford/New Haven, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie S, We appreciate your stay and taking the time to leave us your insights. We are pleased to know that our clean rooms and suitable location has met your needs. On the other hand, we apologize for the inconveniences that you have experienced due to the speed of our elevators and issues on sound-proofing. Rest assured that your...

Southington, Connecticut
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a family wedding. Everything was great. We were able to check in early, allowing us ample time to get changed and relax a bit. Our rooms were large, comfortable, and clean. Front desk staff was very pleasant. Breakfast buffet Sunday was extended until noon. This establishment more than met our expectations.

1Thank Christine R
Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We typically stay at Holiday Inn Express and this was not well maintained. The carpet and furniture had stains our phones didn't work in the room. We arrived late and didn't notice until the next morning we had no shower curtain. We had to wait until housekeeping arrived to get a curtain. The breakfast was good and the cinnamon rolls...

Thank Mary T
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Branford/New Haven, responded to this review

Dear Mary T, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. I appreciate you choosing our hotel for your travel needs and I'm elated to learn you enjoyed the cinnamon rolls during your breakfast experience. We are hospitality professionals who pride ourselves on delivering world class experience, however, it appears we fell short...

Land O Lakes, Florida
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Our Grandson was married in the local area. We only stayed for one night. Our room was ready when we checked in. The Front Desk was friendly. The room was very clean and spacious. The restaurant for breakfast was wonderful. We would stay there again, if we were in the area..

1Thank Maxine5037
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Let me just say, I'm a hotel snob. I often stay at 5-star class hotels. When we had to stay overnight in this area for a doctor's appointment for our son, I was skeptical. I was wrong. The hotel is clean and nice. The halls were clean and quiet as was our room. Nice bathroom. Bed was nice with white...

1Thank RoYa2
Reviewed 16 September 2016

As an Spire Elite member, and not to mention that I was visiting the area due to several customers that I service in the printing industry, for the last year and a half I seen the nephew of the owner just get rid off people, good people and replacing them with people that are not customer oriented and that are...

1Thank El Makinon C
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Branford/New Haven, responded to this review

Dear El Makinon C, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We are hospitality professionals who pride ourselves on delivering world class experience, however, it appears we fell short of our goal on your visit. We would like to apologize for failing to meet your expectations regarding our room condition and staff....

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Upon entry, I was slapped in the face with a very pungent odor! The receptionist laughed-out-loud by my apparent expression.It truly was no laughing matter! Pro's: None to mention. Con's: 1. Horrible smell throughout the hotel. In the lobby, on the elevator and room. 2. Inedible breakfast. The bread, sausage, bacon and "cubed - eggs" all looked a day old....

Thank twillis600
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Branford/New Haven, responded to this review

Dear twillis600, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your experience. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. I am sorry for the shortfalls you have experienced during your stay with us, specially the odor, the food quality and the level of service you received. Your comments are highly...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I stayed here once before last year, with both trips being for client work, and it's easily one of my preferred locations anywhere in Connecticut. Great customer service, very quiet at night, the rooms are extremely clean and it's convenient to both New Haven and points East of Branford. I've never eaten the breakfast here as there are several places...

Thank erikkieser
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Good Hotel all around. Rooms are clean and roomy. Good variety at breakfast and room service did a great job. Walls are a little thin. You can hear conversations and the tv of guests in rooms next to you and above as well. Overall a good experience and would stay here again.


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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven, CT. This beautiful, newly built hotel is conveniently located off I-95 at Exit 55, just 1 mile from Downtown Branford. Situated 10 miles from downtown New Haven, 35 miles from the Hartford Convention Center & 45 minutes from Bradley International Airport, this property features 96 beautifully appointed oversized guest rooms. The hotel features a Complimentary Express Start Breakfast along with the most up to date amenities and facilities including an Indoor Pool, Whirlpool, On-site Laundry Facility, Fitness Center, Business Center and Free High Speed Internet Access. Ideal for business or leisure, the Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven, CT hotel is only minutes from local businesses and attractions. Free WiFi & Ethernet High Speed Internet throughout the hotel!Visiting on Business:The Holiday Inn Express makes doing business easy, located just minutes from: Harley Davidson, Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Lowe's, HondaVisiting Area Attractions:Be close to all that this area has to offer, including the Branford Festival, Branford Town Center, Thimble Islands, Yale University, Lighthouse Point, Ocean Beach State Park, Trolley/Peabody Museums.'STAY SMART' at the Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven, CT and Experience this new hotel with outstanding services and amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Branford/New Haven

Address: 309 E Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3134
Region: United States > Connecticut > Branford
Price Range: $183 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Branford/New Haven 2.5*
Number of rooms: 86
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Holiday Inn Branford
Branford Holiday Inn
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“The top floor is being refurbished.”
j1mmythunder, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“As per previous reviews stayed on a lower floor. Very quiet.”
lindaziti, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“low floor as the elevator is very slow.”
stephanies654, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from here. Far away.”
kanfer1, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Even numbered rooms have slightly better view. Odd numbered face auto dealership.”
592jeffreyl, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
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