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Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 28 May 2012

This was my first time in London. The hotel was nice and clean. A typical Holiday Inn. We had 3 in our room and I had no complaints on the room size. It was a queen with another standard bed on the floor. The staff was nice and friendly. They have a small bar if you want a nightcap before... More 

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scottsdale
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Reviewed 24 May 2012

Very nice room. A good breakfast selection. A short tube ride to most tourist venues. The area has lots of restaurants including a real treat: Guglee, which serves Indian food. Terrific food and service! It's about a ten minute walk from the hotel, past the tube station. There is a laundry/dry cleaner right next door to the hotel. If you... More 

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Reviewed 20 May 2012

This is my 4th stay and this review finds nothing to degrade all the great things I mentioned in all my previous reviews of this place. Except to say that I was pleasantly surprised that as a Priority Club member I now get a free hour of wifi daily, a free daily paper of my choice, and best of all... More 

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Osaka, Japan
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Reviewed 15 May 2012

I spent 5 nights at this hotel. The room was quite small but quiet, clean, and nice. It is very close to the FInchley Road Tube Station. Sainsbury just across the street and Waitrose just 3 minutes walk from hotel. A number of restaurants also available right opposite the hotel (in the O2 centre). he staffs were all very friendly... More 

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Kowloon
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Reviewed 10 May 2012

After our Berlin trip, my family and I went to London for a seven-day stay. We spent the first four days at this hotel as we are all Holiday Inn fans - priority club members. Though small - even the family room - this hotel has everything you need for a good night sleep not to mention the free breakfast... More 

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Selangor, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 May 2012

The location of this hotel is excellent as it is very near to the finchley road tube station and there is a direct bus to Stanstead Airport just in front of the hotel. Whats more there are ample food joints and a Sainsbury just accross the road. As a priority member (which you can join for free), you are entitled... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 April 2012

I stayed in this hotel for one night on business. Holiday inn expresses are all so familiar - it is comforting, but they tend to merge into each other. The room is basic, and is as other HIE rooms are - clean and functional, but the bathroom was a bit tired looking. Everything worked, including the internet (which is free... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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Reviewed 27 April 2012

I lodged in holiday inn hotel, on finchley road in London for 2 nights this April and it was quite a good experience. The hotel is quite clean, the location is excellent, the breakfast is quite good and the service is also quite good. The room I stayed in was overlooking the Finchley road and the O2 centre, which has... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 April 2012

If you are running the London marathon next year here are my top tips: do at least one 22 mile run in training; carb up beforehand; stay at this Holiday Inn - but book well in advance. I booked in July 2011 for the April 2012 race. Rooms in hotels nearer the start and finish lines were already full or... More 

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Reviewed 23 April 2012

conveniently located - out o Finchley Road tube station, turn left and its 200m on the opposite side. Typical Express by Holiday Inn - poor mans Premier Inn Rooms unadventurous -we had a sofa bed to accommodate two children, and there was paint peeling off the wall and looked as if it had been for a long while. Honest to... More 

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

Dear phileasfoggtmc, Thank you for your feedback. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We’re sorry you received room accommodations which were unacceptable. I appreciate your feedback as this is our best resource for improving guest services. We hope you give us a chance in the future to show you how... More 

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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: $139 - $335 (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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“We asked for a quite room and got one at the back on first floor. Was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles IanY555, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room which is higher up or back of hotel (for noise) .”
 of 5 bubbles Belhome004, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quiet room faces the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles JY_Globetrotter, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“For a quiet room ask for one over the waste/air conditioning/car park at the side of the hotel”
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“Rooms in the back is quieter. Rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Hazem_Nabil, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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