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Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8

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Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Recently visited this hotel for a business conferance. Whilst the hotel itself is great with clean rooms, comfortable bed, well equipped gym, free parking great business facilities, I was disappointed by the quality of the buffet meal offered. Deep fried and oily. I would happily give this venue a great review but the food is a let down. Hopefully the...

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Steven C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback after a recent stay with us. I am sorry to hear that you were not completely satisfied especially with the food offering, this is not to our normal high standard and rest assured it will be investigated to ensure other guests are not disappointed in this way. We hope that you we return in the...

Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed there on our way back from an event at Wembley stadium. Free parking. Quick & easy access to M1. The room looked a bit dated but has all amenities. The best thing is free access to the fitness suite- which includes an indoor pool with a jacuzzi, sauna, steam room along with routine fitness equipment. Didn't try breakfast...

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Steven C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review

Thank you for your review after a recent stay. I am pleased that you found everything to your satisfaction and that you especially enjoyed the leisure facilities. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards

Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

I've visited this hotel several times on business due to location - next to M1 and M25. Visited for leisure with my family and thoroughly enjoyed the stay. As always good bar food and exceptional breakfast choices. Moreover the location again made the trip special as we could visit London without staying at premium priced hotels. There isn't a congestion...

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Steven C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review after your recent stay with us. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your time here and that you were impressed with our breakfast choices. Yes we are very convenient for London and especially Harry Potter studios. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Steven C

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

This was an official our healthcare private sector business regular meeting. Despite several requests through our business mangers on more than 3 seperate meetings, no halal food provided ( it's important for me) I have no idea about the rest of the service, like accommodation, etc. , as haven't stayed there. If you are heading there, must say, easy access...

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Steven C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback after a recent stay. I can only apologise that you were not completely satisfied during your stay due to the food options. We do endeavour to accommodate all guests requirements but obviously on this occasion you were disappointed. We hope this will not prevent you from visiting us again. Kind regards

Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

This hotel reminded me why I prefer this chain over other value chains. The room was spacious, clean and the room decor was much better than other holiday inns I'd stayed in. It must have been recently refurbished because I could still smell fresh paint still - I stayed on the ground floor for reference. Good free wifi and they...

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Steven C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5* review after a recent stay with us. We are pleased to read that everything met your expectations and that you rated us very highly. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2015

We stayed at the hotel with a national holiday trip to Harry Potter World. The rooms were large and comfortable exactly what you expect from holiday inns. We had evening meal included in the tour price but the carvery was very poor. We had been allocated a meal time of 8.30pm and the food seemed to be have been sitting...

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Steven C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review

Thank you for your review after your recent stay with us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us but disappointed that the carvery was not up to our normal high standards. This is not normally the case as we receive many positive comments about the carvery. This will be taken up with the Head Chef to ensure...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Holliday Inn at its finest. Superb breakfast and great restaurant. Staff is helpful and polite and the rooms are good in size and cleanness. The only thing to complain are the high Internet prices!. Location also could be better as train or busses are far away but taxis can always be used.

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Steven C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review

Thank you for your review after a recent stay with us. I am pleased to read that everything met your expectations and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night whilst visiting the Warner Brothers Harry Potter Studios on a dinner, bed & breakfast rate. Rooms were great, spotlessly clean and the beds were very comfy! Great power showers too. Great variety of food on the dinner buffet but some of it was more luke warm than hot. Breakfast was great! So much choice and...

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Steven C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a great review after your recent stay. I am pleased to read that we met your expectations and that you especially liked the breakfast. I also hope you enjoyed your trip to Harry Potter Studios. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Booked two nights with young children. Staff were very friendly and professional, I'm a spire elite member so have stayed at loads of holiday inns and the service at this one is above par. Excellent location for harry potter tour. Food is better than average for a hotel chain, no real complaints. It's probably heading towards needing a refurb in...

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Steven C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review

Thank you for your review after a recent stay. I am pleased to read that everything met your expectations and that the teams looked after you well. As a regular traveller I also pleased that you found this hotel above par. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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Reviewed 19 October 2015

Stayed here with the National Holiday over night visiting London and the Billy Elliott show. The hotel reception was very good but when going to our room 245 we were dissapointed to find a double bed and a sofa bed, this was not good, as my friend is an old lady of 84 and me with a dodgy hip did...

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Steven C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8, responded to this review

Thank you for your 4* review of our hotel after your recent visit. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and found all the staff welcoming. However we apologise that the soft bed was not really suitable for your requirements. We trust that you will still return to our hotel in the near future and...

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1 J8 is in the perfect location for business and leisure guests. The hotel is easily accessible from M1 & M25 motorways and just 1 mile from The Snow Centre, 8 miles from Luton Airport, 21 miles from Heathrow Airport 19 miles from Wembley Stadium. Getting into London is easy as the hotel is just 10 minutes from Hemel train station with direct services into London Euston. Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead combines an excellent range of facilities with 144 air-conditioned bedrooms, including 19 Executive Rooms along with family and accessible rooms. The hotel also offers a Spirit Health Club with indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, fitness gym and health and beauty products & treatments. The hotel has conference and banqueting facilities that are a perfect venue for any occasion. These rooms all feature natural daylight, high speed internet connections and Starbucks Coffee. The Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead offers 3 dining options; Traders restaurant, Lounge Bar and 24 hour room service. Here at Hemel Hempstead, we are proud to welcome families so why not take advantage of our Kids Stay & Eat Free offer! The hotel is just 11 miles from Whipsnade Zoo, 27 miles from Woburn Safari Park and just 1 mile from the Snow Centre. A perfect way to keep those little ones amused! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8

Address: Breakspear Way, Hemel Hempstead HP2 4UA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > Hemel Hempstead
Price Range: $111 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead M1, Jct.8 3*
Number of rooms: 150
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Hemel Hempstead
#3 Family Hotel in Hemel Hempstead
#5 Business Hotel in Hemel Hempstead
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