Distance From The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: 0.5 miles (0.6 km)Distance from hotel to London city airport: 3.3 miles (5.3 km)
Hotel in Detail:
HotelThe Holiday Inn Express Stratford is a modern hotel with a simple style. Conveniently just 7 minutes from St Pancras/Kings Cross International Terminal from Stratford International Terminal. Liverpool Street with services to Stansted Airport is within 10 minutes by train.
Each bedroom is a standard double or twin. Inter-connecting rooms with sofa-beds and cots are available.
Bedroom amenities TV with freeview digital channels, coffee & tea making facilities, double glazed windows that open, power shower, direct-dial telephone, hairdryer, comfort-cooling, iron and ironing board, desk and high speed internet access.
The Great Room on the ground floor is the hotel restaurant. Here breakfast and evening meals are served. Breakfast time options includes include Sausage or bacon, scrambled egg, fruit juice, tea and coffee, toast, Danish pastries, croissants, cereals, yoghurts and fruit segments. Evening meals options include burgers, pasta, pizza, fish and chips and rib-eye steaks.
There is also a lounge bar that is open all day for hotel guests only. The bar is fully licensed with a range of wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks.
Additionally there is a Lounge with a large screen TV for guest to sit and relax at any time.
The staff are happy to advise first time visitors to London of the best places to eat and see. Public areas of the hotel are all air-conditioned for your comfort. The front reception is staffed 24 hours a day and has safety deposit box facilities for guest use. Photocopy, email and fax facilities are also available.
For the business traveller the Express Stratford hotel has 5 meeting rooms, the largest can that can accommodate up to 80 guests theatre style. Supplied equipment includes Flip Chart and Markers, Overhead Projector, VCR and Whiteboard. There is also a business area with PC hire and services such as fax and copies.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: DLR Station: Stratford 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Tube & Railway Station: Stratford (London) 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 4.5 miles (7.2 km).
Whether for business or pleasure, being close to London city airport and excellent local transportation links make the Holiday Inn Express Stratford a good base. Just 0.4 miles from the main Stratford shopping centre with its good selection of shops, amenities and bus and train stations (less than ten minutes walk). The station provides links to the O2 Arena, Excel Exhibition Centre and Canary Wharf in around 15 minutes. Central London, The City & West End, are reached by either the Central and Jubilee tube lines. For guests travelling from the M11, M2, M20, London City Airport or A406, the hotel is situated north of the Dartford tunnel on the A11, just off the A12 Bow interchange. This location is in East London, 3.5 miles from the heart of the City of London, 2.5 miles from the centre of the Docklands/Canary Wharf area and 2.5 miles from the ExCel Exhibition Centre. Nearby attractions include the Asian geared Queens market at Green Street E13 (1.9 miles), Museum of the Docklands (2.1 miles), Tower of London (3.6 miles). St Katherine's Dock (3.6 miles), Cutty Sark (3.7 miles) and the Design Museum (3.7 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 153 / 6 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.25 out of 5 by 3524 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.4 out of 5 from 2407 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 4 of 6 for Hotels in Stratford City and rated 4 out of 5 from 1117 reviews)
Parking:Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs £20 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 Royal Docks/Docklands: is 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 77% and rates start from about £49.
Holiday Inn Express Limehouse: is 2.4 miles (3.9 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 81% and base rates begin at about £67.
Holiday Inn Express Excel: 2.8 miles (4.6 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £52.
Holiday Inn Express Greenwich: 3.1 miles (5.0 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £85.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 85% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Holiday Inn Express Hotels across the chain average 80% so this hotel is one of the better rated Holiday Inn Express hotels.
A massive 19% above the average for 3 star hotels, 6% for Greater London and 5% above the average for the Holiday Inn Express chain makes this a top pick and highly recommended hotel.
Milesfaster ranking: 274th from 865 London hotels, 3rd of 29 Holiday Inn Express Hotels, and 62nd of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Holiday Inn Express Stratford and not too far away (1.8 miles, 2.9 km) would be the 3 star Holiday Inn Express Royal Docks/Docklands, where prices begin from around £75 and which has a 77% guest satisfaction rating.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the Holiday Inn Express Royal Docks/Docklands. 1.8 miles from here (2.9 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 77% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £75.
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 4 Star Circus Apartments By Bridgestreet seems like a possible option being 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the Holiday Inn Express Stratford. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (196 High Street, E15 postcode) that we have data for cover a 3.1 miles (5.0 km) radius. The 50 are made up of 4 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 18 four star hotels (average rating 84%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 82%), 9 two star hotels (average rating 71%) and 3 one star hotels (average rating 64%). Top 3 star hotels are Premier Inn Stratford, Premier Inn Docklands Excel and Premier Inn Hackney (all three rated 90%). Coming out as the top rated hotel is Intercontinental London O2 Arena (5 star) at 92%.
Base Rates: Using base rates we analyse average starting rates for the area. Useful as a guide but note they do not include special offers or short term deals. The average rate for all the 50 nearest hotels is £78 per night. Starting from £35 at City View Hotel (1 Star, 54%) up to £204 at Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel (5 Star, 90%). Averages by star rating: Five Star average: £146, Four Star average: £94, Three Star average: £65, Two Star average: £52 and One Star average: £41.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Holiday Inn Express Stratford 20th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 6th (joint) for the 16 three star hotels in the area. In terms of lowest starting rates this hotel is 28th of 50 (12th of 16 three star hotels.). Analysing both the base rates and overall rating for the hotel we rank it 8th of 38 for sheer value for money (MOXY London Excel was top).
Comment: Do not confuse this hotel with the 4 star Holiday Inn Stratford City which is part of the Westfield Stratford City shopping mall.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel was built in 2002.
In preparation for the London 2012 Olympics, the hotel underwent an extension of a further 39 bedrooms and 6 new meeting rooms in 2010.