Hotel Overview:The Holiday Inn Brent Cross enjoys a site that sits opposite what is known as North London's West End, Brent Cross covered shopping centre. This shopping centre features many cafes and restaurants as well a host of the top shopping chains and boutiques. Next to the hotel is a retail park with large chain stores and a coffee shop. The hotel also enjoys a location just off of the A406 North Circular Dual carriageway, which gives road link to all London airports since it links to the major motorways, namely the M4, M25 and M1 motorways. The hotel is almost at the start of the M1 which goes all the way to the North of England to Scotland. Heathrow is a very easy journey via the A406, A312 and M4. On a clear run its around 20-25 minutes. Also close by are two town shopping High Roads at Golders Green and at Hendon. Golders Green has a large Jewish population and is reflected in the shops and restaurants in the area though there are also well known names such as McDonalds. Hendon has a very popular pub of the same name, 'The Hendon', and a busy shopping area centred around Hendon central Tube. Other nearby attractions include the RAF Museum (1.9 miles), Hampstead museum/burgh house (2.3 miles), Kenwood House (2.5 miles) and Wembley Stadium/Wembley Arena (3 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The Holiday Inn Brent Cross Hotel features car parking, 24 hour room service, Junction Restaurant and cocktail lounge.
Room facilities include en-suite facilities, individually controlled air conditioning, double glazed windows that open, remote control, cable TV with pay movies AM/FM radio, Dataport on dual line direct dial phone and voicemail, high speed wireless internet access, Coffee maker and Tea maker, Hair dryer (in draw), Mini bar, Iron / Ironing Board, Separate hanging closet, Work desk with lamp, Safety deposit box, Shoe shine, Turndown service and Wake up calls. Most rooms have high speed internet access.
Room service is 24 hours. There are four bedrooms adapted for improved accessibility.
Onsite on the ground floor is the informal Junction Restaurant which serves an international menu from full meals to light snacks. Also serves an English breakfast as well as other breakfast options. Also serves Lunch. Open 06.30 till 22.00.
There are no onsite leisure facilities but there are some in the nearby vicinity.
For the business traveller there are 6 meeting rooms with the largest having a capacity for up to 100 delegates reception style. Facilities include air-conditioning, internet access, 35mm Slide Projector, DVD Player, Digital Projector, Flip Chart and Markers, LCD Projector, Lectern. Microphone, Overhead Projector, VCR and Whiteboard.
The public areas of the hotel are air-conditioned. The reception provides safety deposit box facilities. Other hotel services include a Cash Machine, Dry Cleaning Pickup and Laundry and vending machines. The lobby area has a pc with internet access for hire with wireless internet available in the lobby and lounge.
Shuttle Bus: Service runs to and from the underground station from 08.00 till 23.00.
Parking: 150 spaces available onsite
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 79% by past guests. The London average is 59% and the average for 4 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Holiday Inn Hotels across the chain average 76% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Holiday Inn hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 375th from 751 London hotels, 7th of 26 Holiday Inn Hotels, and 171st of 284 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.6 miles, 0.9 km) would be the 4 star Hide Hotel Hendon, where rates start from around £75 and which has an 88% guest satisfaction rating. The Hide Hotel Hendon also offers: free WiFi, a spa.
Parking:Available on site and costs £5 per day.
Internet:Internet via modem is available in the hotel rooms and costs £15 per 24 hours.
Bedroom Numbers:154, 10 floors
Check-in: 13.00 (1 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
History: Refurbished 2008.