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).
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.
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 Heathrow Connect 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
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £13.20 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
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 80% and rates start from about £53.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 76% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. 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 76% is 2% below the 78% average guest rating for the area around Heathrow. This makes the hotel just below the average rating for the vicinity.
Milesfaster ranking: 610th from 859 London hotels, 22nd of 29 Holiday Inn Express Hotels, 45th of 59 Heathrow hotels, and 193rd of 325 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 £53 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating. The Holiday Inn Express Heathrow T5 also offers: a gym.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Travelodge Heathrow Heston M4 Westbound. 8.5 miles away (13.7 km), has scored 83% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £36.
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 5 Star Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel seems like it might fit the bill, although it's 5.3 miles (8.5 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.