Hotel in Detail:The Holiday Inn London Heathrow T5 is a modern hotel built in a Queen Anne style and has a relaxed ambience.
The bedrooms are of contemporary design and style. Features include air-conditioning, flat screen TV, wireless Internet access, room safe (plus mini-safe), fridge, iron & ironing board, desk, telephone, black-out curtains, tea/coffee making facilities and en-suite bathroom. Windows are triple glazed.
There is a 24 hour room service and daily maid service.
The hotel has its own onsite restaurant, Lounge & Bar. Food and beverages are available 24 hours.
The focus is on providing guests with a home from home feel with the wide use of fresh, wholesome and traditional food. Options include both onsite dining or take . The hotel provides both the 24/7 To Go Cafe (with Starbucks coffee) as well as the onsite lobby restaurant. Wherever you choose to eat you will always be able to catch up on emails as WiFi is accessible throughout all areas and is complimentary. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner where an all-day- menu is served. Frequently changing special dishes ensures there is always something different on offer.
The bar serves a range of drinks including Kirin and Fosters draught on tap along with red and white wines.
The hotel front reception is staffed 24 hours a day and guests have access to the fitness room (open 24 hours).
For the business traveller there are meeting room facilities with natural daylight. Facilities include a PC projector, flip chart and OHP as well as standard meeting room set up.
Hotel is all non-smoking.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: Heathrow Airport T5 1.1 miles (1.8 km), Motorway: M25 Junction 14 0.8 miles (1.3 km). Located to the West of Heathrow Airport the Holiday Inn London Heathrow T5 is actually located in Berkshire. 0.27 miles (0.4 km) from Jump Giants, a huge sports arena with trampolines, a Battle Beam Zone, jump arena, foam zone, dodgeball courts, tumble runs, basketball slam dunk lanes and dedicated junior giants area. Just 1 mile from terminal 5 (about 10 minutes by road to the main central area) and close to the major motorways of the M25 and the M4. The hotel is convenient for stays around the horse racing tracks of Ascot (8.6 miles) and the Royal Castle in Windsor (4.1 miles) being midday between these locations and the Airport. Colnbrook with Poyle is a small civil parish and historic village with a population of just under 6,000. 1 mile to the East along the Old Bath Road is a McDonalds restaurant. The major attractions close by are Thorpe Park (5 miles) theme park with over 20 major thrill rides and Legoland (5.9 miles) with over 500 interactive rides.
Shuttle:The hotel hoppa bus runs a service for £4.50 one way, £8 return (onboard £5 one way, £8 return) to terminals 4 and 5 only (H57/H59). Runs every 20-40 minutes between 04.30 and 23.05 (from the airport). You can then transfer to other terminals using the airports free services.
Note: Do not confuse this hotel with the 2 other Holiday Inn Hotels close to the airport, all with Heathrow in their name. The others are:
Holiday Inn Heathrow Hotel, M4 Junction 4
Holiday Inn Heathrow Ariel Hotel
Similar Name: Also do not confuse with the similarly named Holiday Inn Express T5 which is just over 1 mile to the north west and futher from the airport than this hotel.
Bedroom Numbers: 119
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £10 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf you would like to stick with the Holiday Inn chain your nearest options are:
Holiday Inn Heathrow M4: is 2.6 miles (4.2 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 77% and rates start from about £56.
Holiday Inn Heathrow Ariel Hotel: is 3.4 miles (5.4 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 76% and base rates begin at about £51.
Holiday Inn Slough/Windsor: 4.7 miles (7.6 km), rated at 75% and with rates from around £62.
Holiday Inn Shepperton: 7.1 miles (11.4 km), rated at 70% and with rates from around £72.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 88% by past guests. The London average is 90% and the average for 4 star hotels is 91%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Holiday Inn Hotels across the chain average 83% so this hotel is one of the better rated Holiday Inn hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 88% is 8% above the 80% average guest rating for the area around Heathrow. The hotel is thus rated above average for hotels close to the airport.
Milesfaster ranking: 443rd from 846 London hotels, 5th of 27 Holiday Inn Hotels, 4th of 59 Heathrow hotels, and 178th of 321 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 4 star Hilton Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, whose lowest rates start at about £89 and which has an 88% guest satisfaction rating. The Hilton Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Novotel Heathrow Hotel. 2.7 miles from here (4.3 km), has been rated at 84% by past guests and has rates from around £54.
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 4 Star Urban Villa seems like it might fit the bill. Note though that the Urban Villa is 9.0 miles (14.5) from the Holiday Inn Heathrow T5. The Urban Villa has an extremely high guest rating of 94%, one of the best rated London hotels.