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 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.
Milesfaster ranking: 423rd from 766 London hotels, 7th of 26 Holiday Inn Hotels, and 170th of 286 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Holiday Inn Brent Cross Hotel and not too far away (1.2 miles, 1.9 km) would be the 4 star Crown Moran Hotel, where prices begin from around £89 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Crown Moran Hotel also offers: free WiFi, a gym, a spa, a swimming pool.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the Langorf Hotel. 2.4 miles from the Holiday Inn Brent Cross Hotel (3.8 km), has scored 73% from former guests and has rates from around £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Prefer a tried and tested hotel close by judged by its guests ratings? We think the 5 Star Landmark Hotel Marylebone stands out in that regard, and some 4.4 miles (7.1 km) from this hotel. The Landmark Hotel Marylebone is one of the top rated London hotels with a 91% guest satisfaction rating.
Parking:Private parking is 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.