Hotel in Detail:The Holiday Inn Express Heathrow T5 opened as a new brand that on 13th September 2010. This marked the end of phase 1 of a total rebuild. The hotel is being rebuilt in 2 phases which covers refurbishment and extension of the former Quality Hotel Heathrow. The Express Heathrow Terminal 5 will be the largest Express Hotel in Europe (formerly the Express London City was the biggest) when all work is completed. When fully complete in 2011 this will be a 300 room hotel. Run under a franchise agreement by Crimson Hotels Group. The hotel will remain open during all phases of refurbishment and rebranding.
Now a contemporary style mid-range budget hotel. For added convenience, WiFi access is available throughout the hotel.
Bedrooms are en-suite and amenities include a coffee and tea maker, radio, flat screen TV with pay movies, wireless internet access, direct dial telephone, hairdryer and desk.
Daily housekeeping. 24 hour room service. The hotel will include 8 accessible bedrooms. All floors have lift access.
Onsite is an informal Café serving snacks and a complimentary continental breakfast. The new Holiday Inn Express 'Hot Breakfast' will recharge you for the day ahead.
There are 4 meeting rooms which are equipped with modern amenities and providing space for up to 80 delegates.
All public areas and bedrooms have WIFI internet connection. If your feeling energetic then you can take advantage of the hotels free fitness room.
Copy, fax and email facilities available.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Langley 1.4 miles (2.3 km), Tube Station: Heathrow Airport T5 2.4 miles (3.8 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 5 0.3 miles (0.5 km). The Holiday Inn Express Terminal 5 is situated just a few minutes from Heathrow when using the adjacent Dual carriageway (A4) or motorway (M4 junction 5) by taxi, car or coach. Just 2.2 miles (3.5 km) from terminal 5 which is on the western side of the airport. The hotel is conveniently close to the M25 motorway which links with several major motorways (M4, M1, M11, M20, M23 and M3) which in turn give good access to the rest of greater London or other parts of England. Nearby bus stops link with Windsor and the local area of Slough. The surrounding area has a good number of shops and amenities with places to eat and drink within walking distance.
Nearby attractions include Jump Giants Trampoline Park 1.2 miles (1.9 km), Formula 1 Kart 1.3 miles (2 km), Windsor Castle (3.1 miles), Eton College, Ascot Racecourse (8.1 miles), Thorpe Park (5.8 miles), Chessington World of Adventures (13.5 miles) and Legoland (5 miles).
Note: Please be careful and don't confuse this hotel with the almost identically named Holiday Inn Heathrow T5 (its the non-express part of the brand).
Shuttle:There is a shuttle bus (hotel hoppa bus H5 and H55) running from the hotel to the airport. £4.50 one way, £8 return (onboard £5 one way, £8 return)
Service runs 04:00 - 23:30 Terminals 1 & 3: 04:00 till 23:30, Terminal 5: 03:50 till 23:20
Runs every 30 minutes and journey takes around 10 minutes.
Bedroom Numbers: 128 (2010)/ 300 (2011) / 3 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £10 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainMaybe your first and only choice is the Holiday Inn Express chain your next best options are:
Holiday Inn Express Slough: is 2.9 miles (4.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 77% and rates start from about £45.
Holiday Inn Express Ealing: is 9.2 miles (14.8 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 88% and base rates begin at about £56.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 75% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Holiday Inn Express Hotels across the chain average 79% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Holiday Inn Express hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 75% is 2% below the 77% average guest rating for the area around Heathrow. This makes the hotel just below the average rating for the vicinity.
Milesfaster ranking: 641st from 866 London hotels, 20th of 29 Holiday Inn Express Hotels, 40th of 64 Heathrow hotels, and 210th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (1.6 miles, 2.6 km) would be the 3 star Travelodge Heathrow Terminal 5, whose lowest rates start at about £54 and which has a 70% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Travelodge Heathrow Heston M4 Westbound. 6.0 miles from here (9.7 km), has been rated at 70% by past guests and has rates from around £36.
Why not choose a hotel with a higher customer satisfaction score? If that is what your after then the 4 Star Holiday Inn Heathrow T5 is potentially a good choice for you being 1.2 miles (2.0 km) from the Holiday Inn Express Heathrow T5. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 87%.