Hotel in Detail:The Holiday Inn Express Slough is a modern purpose built hotel in the upper budget range.
The bedrooms have a contemporary style with interactive satellite TV with PPV movies, tea/coffee maker, high speed internet access, desk, direct dial telephone, double glazing, individually controlled air-conditioning, iron and ironing board. Rooms are en-suite and bathrooms have a hairdryer and power shower.
All rooms non smoking. 7 rooms adapted for improved accessibility.
As is normal with the Express chain of hotels the restaurant is called the Great Room and is found on the ground floor. It has an open plan style and here guests can enjoy the hotels daily complimentary buffet breakfast with light meals and an evening menu also served.
The bar and lounge is open 24/7 so a glass of a wine or a cold beer can be enjoyed at your own leisure along with snacks.
With 8 meeting/function rooms offering 161.65 m²/ 1739.99 ft of space the function rooms can accommodate up to 30 delegates in the largest room. Facilities include Flip Chart and Markers, Overhead Projector and Whiteboard. All meeting rooms are on the hotels top floor.
There is also a 24 hour business centre for guests.
The hotels public areas off wireless internet access and all public spaces are air-conditioned. Front reception manned 24/7.
Hotel is no smoking throughout. Hotel has a lift.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Slough 211 yards (192 metres), Tube Station: Heathrow Airport T5 5.2 miles (8.4 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 6 1.3 miles (2.1 km).
Enjoying a location almost adjacent to Slough station means the Holiday Inn express has some great transport links (London Paddington is a 20 minute train ride). Its also less than half a mile from the M4 motorway, 4.3 miles from the M25 motorway and just over 5 miles from terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport. Just 1.5 miles from Slough trading estate which is one of the largest in Europe with over 400 buildings. The hotel occupies a residential area. Slough itself is a large town of over 120,000 residents and has lots of amenities including shops and entrainment venues including theatres and some good nightlife. Also convenient for Windsor Castle and Windsor Racecourse which are just over 2 miles and Windsor is just 10 minutes from the train station. The major attraction of Legoland is 4.2 miles from the hotel and just south of Windsor. Other nearby places of interest include Pinewood Film Studios (3.4 miles).
Heathrow Airport Transfers: To connect by train you need to take a train from the adjacent Slough Station to Hayes and Harlington Station and then using the TFL Rail service (this leg takes just 5 minutes). By bus take one of the services from Slough Train Station (1/1a, 2) to Slough Bus Station (1 stop). From there there 71, 75, 76, 77 and 78 serves Heathrow Airport. The other option is a local taxi or private hire cab.
Bedroom Numbers: 142 / 8 floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm) till midnight
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 3.85 out of 5 by 4251 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4 out of 5 from 2942 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 13 of 22 for Hotels in Slough and rated 3.5 out of 5 from 1309 reviews)
Parking:Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs £14 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Holiday Inn Express chain your closest choices would be:
Holiday Inn Express Heathrow T5: is 2.9 miles (4.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 75% and rates start from about £56.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 77% 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 77% is 74% 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: 581st from 865 London hotels, 22nd of 29 Holiday Inn Express Hotels, th of 38 Heathrow hotels, and 179th of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (2.9 miles, 4.6 km) would be the 3 star Holiday Inn Express Heathrow T5, where rates start from £41 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating. The Holiday Inn Express Heathrow T5 also offers: a gym.Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 4 Star Holiday Inn Heathrow T5 may be one too look at, and some 4.1 miles (6.6 km) from this hotel. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 87%.