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Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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...

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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 3 weeks ago 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)....

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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 3 weeks ago 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...

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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 4 weeks ago 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.

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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 29 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...

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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...

Kelso, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

arrived late had good night sleep breakfast was good, late check out...... what more could you want the shower was hot the bathroom was complete with toiletries. i got given w disabled room and it was dood

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, I am very pleased you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. Hopefully we will be able to welcome you again soon. Kind Regards Sam Budgell Deputy GM

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I was undecided whether to give this 3 or 4 stars, but opted for 4 in the end. The hotel itself is one of the better Holiday Inn Expresses - which can be quite variable. However the location is far from ideal - behind a petrol station just off the motorway. Nothing else in walking distance.

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

Dear guest, thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I am very pleased you rated us a 4* and really pleased you found us to be a good hotel. I was sorry to read you did not like our location, we are indeed set away from the main towns and villages but do hope this did not...

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 1 night whilst on business in the area. I had a little trouble finding it to start with as the Sat Nav took me to the car sales place on the other side of the main roundabout. It's actually located in the services off the A6 / A421 junction which has a BP garage and it's...

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

Thank you for this excellent review, I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay. hopefully you will think of us again should you be in the area. Kind Regards SAM

Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Really impressed with our stay. We came back Saturday night after a party and Kieran and Nick were on the bar and were amazing. We had a laugh and joke with them both and even game them nicknames. Nice to go to a place where staff are so friendly.

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

Dear guest, wow what amazing feedback regarding your experience with our staff at the hotel. This certainly means a lot to hear such great feedback and your comments will be forwarded to Nick & Kieran who I know will be pleased to hear your great comments. We very much look forward to your next stay with us. Kind regards, Suzannah

Forest of Dean, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016 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...

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

Dear guest, thank you very much for your fantastic comments and review regarding your stay at our hotel. It is lovely to hear of the warm greeting you received and excellent check in. It is lovely to hear you had a pleasant stay, we very much look forward to your next stay with us so we can welcome you back...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $88 - $193 (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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