Hotel Overview:The Holiday Inn Heathrow Airport Hotel Sipson Way/Bath Road opened in August 2000 and is located close to the main vehicle entrance into London Heathrow Airport terminals 1,2 and 3 (terminal 4 is on the opposite side of the hotel). The hotel is also very close to the M4 junction with the airport road. The M4 links up with M25 which in turn link out to the M40, M23 and M11 motorways. The hotel is away from the bulk of hotels that are located on the Bath Road (which is also part of the A4 dual carriageway that leads into London) being to the West of the main entrance. Within 400 yards is the Magpie pub which is a local landmark as its located by the entrance to the airport as you come of the A4. The pub serves cooked meals. Within half a mile is a MacDonald's restaurant (also on the Bath Road and to the East) and the Heathrow Visitor centre. You will also a find the Heathrow bowling ally with another MacDonald's incorporated into the building within 1 mile to the East of the A4. Other local attractions include Osterley Park House (4.6 miles), set in 300 acres a collection of the works of architect Robert Adam. Within 10 miles are three major UK attractions, Thorpe Park (5.6 miles), Legoland (6.8 miles) and Chessington World of Adventures (9.9 miles). This is also a popular area for golf courses with 7 within 3 miles. The nearest is the Heathpark Golf Club at 1.2 miles away. The hotel is also less than a mile from the major business area of Stockley Park.
Hotel in Detail:The Holiday Inn Heathrow consists of three intimate pavilions with views towards the main Heathrow Airport runways.
All rooms are air conditioned with modern en-suite facilities (full-size bath and power shower). Other in-room facilities include Coffee/tea Maker, cable TV with pay movies, Hairdryer, alarm clock, Hanging Closet, Direct dial telephone, duvet, triple glazing, complimentary toiletries, stationary, workstations with modem points, Electronic messaging, WIFI internet access, Tea Maker and Trouser Press. Executive rooms offer upgrades that includes Thick towelling robes, toiletries by Molton Brown, Bathroom scales, Fully stocked minibar, magazines, ISDN lines with additional telephones and modem points and upgraded furnishings. Half of the rooms at the hotel are non-smoking. The hotel also has rooms adapted to be accessible for the physically impaired. These rooms feature Wider doors, Low spyholes, Flat-floored shower, Seat in shower, Grab rails, Lower sinks, Emergency cords and Flashing light for fire alarms. These rooms are limited and subject to availability. Room service is 24 hours.
Dining Options: Wings Restaurant: Open plan restaurant. Sophisticated, modern dining experience, with limestone, leather, solid walnut timers with chrome detailing and Italian lighting effects. Also features large contemporary artworks. The seasonal menu features freshly cooked local produce individually cooked to order. While the daily buffet includes international dishes from around the world. Discrete screens offers privacy while dinning without inhibiting your view of the restaurant. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open 6.30 am to 11.00 pm. Breakfast offers a large choice from a fully cooked English breakfast to healthier options such as cereals and juices. There's also a breakfast check-out facility.
Wings Bar: Here the ambience is laid back and contemporary. The bar serves a large range of drinks that include whisky's, wines, beers and cocktails from across the globe as well as speciality coffee's. Hot and cold snacks served throughout the day. Open: 7:00 am until late.
On site the Holiday Inn Heathrow has its own Mini Gym with modern exercise and cardio machines along with weights. You can even enjoy the television and sound system while you exercise.
For the business traveller the hotel provides a dedicated business centre. Here you can find secretarial services as well as facilities such as computers with e-mail and office programs, printing and copying, fax, courier and message services.
Onsite are 16 air-conditioned state-of-the-art meeting rooms featuring facilities such as natural daylight, blackout facilities, interactive TV and video, overhead projector and two flip charts, slide projector and High speed internet access. The largest room can accommodate up to 150 delegates.
The public areas have WIFI internet access. Other hotel services include dry-cleaning and laundry, currency exchange, Babysitting (must be arranged in advance at the hotel), Express check-out and Shoe cleaning machines. Safety deposit box facilities are supplied free of charge at the front reception.
Every other floor of the hotel has an area with vending machines.
PLEASE NOTE: This chain of hotels have 3 hotels very close to the airport. It is important you know the exact address of the one you want since 2 have Bath Road in their address and 2 also have Sipson in their address.
The others are:
Holiday Inn Ariel
Holiday Inn Heathrow M4 Junction 4
Shuttle: There is a shuttle bus (H4 and H54 hotel hoppa bus) running between the airport and the hotel from 5.26 am until 23.20. There is a charge for this service.
Parking: 75 spaces Underground. £10 per night while resident.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 78% by past guests. The London average is 77% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore although the hotel is above average for London as a whole this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating). Holiday Inn Hotels across the chain average 77% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Holiday Inn hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 78% is 3% above the 75% average guest rating for the area around Heathrow. This means the hotel is just above the average rating for the area.
Milesfaster ranking: 420th from 766 London hotels, 9th of 26 Holiday Inn Hotels, 29th of 54 Heathrow hotels, and 193rd of 286 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Park Inn Hotel Heathrow, with rates that start from about £32 and which has a 77% guest satisfaction rating. The Park Inn Hotel Heathrow also offers: free WiFi, a gym, a swimming pool.Prefer a tried and tested hotel close by judged by its guests ratings? We think the 3 Star Premier Inn Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 stands out in that regard being 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the Holiday Inn Heathrow Hotel. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 88%.
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £12 per day.
Internet:Wi-Fi is available in the hotel rooms and charges apply.
Bedroom Numbers:230 / 4 Floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon