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)
This hotel has averaged a score of 3.75 out of 5 by 4799 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4 out of 5 from 2513 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 10 of 22 for Hotels in Slough and rated 3.5 out of 5 from 2286 reviews)
Parking:Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs £5 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
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 £56.
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 £68.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 75% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore while the hotel is below the overall London average you should note that this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) . Holiday Inn Express Hotels across the chain average 80% 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 72% above the 3% average guest rating for the area around Heathrow. Guests therefore rate the hotel well above average for the surrounding area.
Milesfaster ranking: 623rd from 865 London hotels, 25th of 29 Holiday Inn Express Hotels, th of 38 Heathrow hotels, and 203rd of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (2.3 miles, 3.7 km) would be the 3 star Thistle Heathrow Hotel - Terminal 5, whose lowest rates start at about £49 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating. The Thistle Heathrow Hotel - Terminal 5 also offers: free WiFi.Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 4 Star Holiday Inn Heathrow T5 could be a good choice being 1.2 miles (2.0 km) from the Holiday Inn Express Heathrow T5. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 87%.