Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: West Croydon 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Tube Station: Morden 4.4 miles (7.2 km), Motorway: M25 Junction 7/M23 Junction 8 7.7 miles (12.4 km). The Express by Holiday Inn Croydon is located in the heart of Croydon, approximately 12 miles from the centre of London. Croydon is also convenient for Gatwick airport being around 18 miles from the airport and Wimbledon Tennis is around 6.5 miles away. East Croydon Station is around a 10 minute walk away and has a direct train service into London Victoria Station. Other local landmarks/attractions include the modern Centrale Shopping Centre (0.2 miles), Fairfield Hall (0.4 miles), Whitgift Shopping Centre (0.3 miles), Nestle Chocolate factory (0.4 miles), I Lloyds Park (1 mile), Ikea Swedish Furniture Store (3 miles), Crystal Palace Sports Stadium (3.4 miles). Within 6.3 miles is Biggin Hill airfield from where you can charter a plane to anywhere in the world. The airfield is also famous for its annual air show which started in 1963 and can attract near to 100,000 spectators. Its actually the largest privately run Air Show in Europe.
Hotel in Detail:The Holiday Inn Express Croydon hotel is modern and contemporary featuring the latest in design and technology.
The hotels 156 bedrooms are air conditioned with individual controls and are well appointed. Each is en-suite with a power shower. Amenities include a state of the art TV system (with pay movies, internet browser and video check-out), high speed WIFI internet access, coffee and tea maker, work desk and lamp, direct dial two-line telephone with voicemail, hairdryer, en-suite facilities, double glazed opening windows and separate hanging closet.
Rooms are all non-smoking rooms and configurations include single and double rooms. Connecting rooms available.
The hotel restaurant is the Great Room which serves breakfast each morning. The choice is the standard Holiday Inn menu of Cereals, Pastries, Croissants, Breads, Marmite and Preserves, Cheese, Fresh Fruits and Grapefruit Segments, Yoghurts, Fruit Juices and a selections of teas and coffees. Additionally there is an area with vending machines where you can purchase snacks and beverages 24/7. There are several local restaurants in the surrounding area and within a few minutes walk.
The hotel bar has a smart modern look and feel and features a large screenplasma TV.
The business traveller is well served. There are no less than 10 meeting rooms all with panoramic views over Croydon that can accommodate up to 80 delegates in reception style. Supplied equipment includes DVD Player, Flip Chart and Markers, Overhead Projector and VCR.
A dedicated business centre can be found on the 10th floor.
There is a major health facility less than 2 minutes from the hotel with sauna, swimming pool and spa. The reception can arrange entrance (fee) for you.
Other hotel services include same day dry cleaning and laundry pickup, currency exchange, WIFI internet access in public areas, air-conditioning in the public areas, copy and fax facilities. At the 24 hour front desk the staff will assist with safety deposit box facilities.
Bedroom Numbers156 / 10 floors
Check-in: 13.00 (1 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf your only looking for the Holiday Inn Express chain take a look at your closest options:
Holiday Inn Express Wimbledon-South: is 4.5 miles (7.2 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 76% and rates start from about £63.
Holiday Inn Express Wandsworth: is 7.2 miles (11.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 83% and base rates begin at about £72.
Holiday Inn Express Vauxhall Nine Elms: 7.4 miles (12.0 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £80.
Holiday Inn Express Victoria: 8.1 miles (13.1 km), rated at 72% and with rates from around £99.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 74% 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.
Milesfaster ranking: 663rd from 866 London hotels, 28th of 29 Holiday Inn Express Hotels, and 217th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 3 star Jurys Inn Croydon, whose lowest rates start at about £47 and which has an 81% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Travelodge Croydon Central Hotel. 0.2 miles away (0.4 km), has been rated at 70% by past guests and has rates from around £32.
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 3 Star Tulse Hill Hotel seems like it might fit the bill, and some 4.6 miles (7.5 km) from this hotel. The Tulse Hill Hotel is one of the top rated London hotels with a 91% guest satisfaction rating.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (Priddys Yard, CR0 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 8.1 miles (13.1 km) radius. The breakdown by star rating is 4 five star hotels (average rating 83%), 15 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 26 three star hotels (average rating 79%) and 5 two star hotels (average rating 75%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated are Tulse Hill Hotel (3 star) and also The Alma Hotel (3 star) (both joint top with 91%).
Base Rates: We use base rates as a guide to the hotels starting rates. They do not include special offers and deals though so are just a rough guide. Taking all the hotels in the area together the average starting rate is £86 per night. Rates range from £32 at Travelodge Croydon Central Hotel (3 Star, 70%) with top rates of £350 at Falcon Wharf Apartments (5 Star, 80%). Rates broken down by star rating: Five Star average: £210, Four Star average: £96, Three Star average: £67 and Two Star average: £59.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We rank Holiday Inn Express Croydon 38th (joint) of 50 and 19th (joint) for the 26 three star hotels in the area. For lowest base rates in the area this hotel ranks 4th of 50 (3rd (joint) of 26 three star hotels.). Our ranking for this hotel based on both its rates and its user rating is 9th of 46 for pure value for money (Gateway Hotel was top).