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 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).
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.
Bedroom Numbers: 153 / 6 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £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 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 £63.
Holiday Inn Express Excel: 2.8 miles (4.6 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £48.
Holiday Inn Express Greenwich: 3.1 miles (5.0 km), rated at 84% and with rates from around £51.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 86% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. 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 79% so this hotel is one of the better rated Holiday Inn Express hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 265th from 866 London hotels, 2nd of 29 Holiday Inn Express Hotels, and 65th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Holiday Inn Express Stratford and not too far away (0.4 miles, 0.6 km) would be the 3 star Park International Hotel, where prices begin from around £80 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating. The Park International Hotel also offers: free WiFi.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the Eden Plaza Hotel. 0.1 miles from here (0.1 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 75% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £49 (theres free WiFi too).
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 4 Star Artist Residence London seems like a possible option being 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the Holiday Inn Express Stratford. The Artist Residence London has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (196 High Street, E15 postcode) that we have data for cover a 3.1 miles (4.9 km) radius. The 50 are made up of 4 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 18 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 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 and the Premier Inn Docklands Excel (both 90%). Coming out as the top rated hotel are Marriott West India Quay Hotel (5 star), the Radisson Blu New Providence Wharf (4 star) and also the Intercontinental London O2 Arena (5 star) (all joint top with 91%).
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 £80 per night. Starting from £30 at Silkhouse Hotel (2 Star, 58%) up to £250 at Fox Apartments (4 Star, 90%). Averages by star rating: Five Star average: £146, Four Star average: £100, Three Star average: £65, Two Star average: £49 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 19th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 5th (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 30th of 46 for sheer value for money (City View Hotel 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.