Hotel in Detail:The Holiday Inn Brent Cross Hotel features car parking in front of the hotel, 24 hour room service, onsite Junction Restaurant and cocktail lounge. Next to a large retail park to one side, plus a giant toys R us and Tesco supermarket to the other and of course the massive Brent Cross shopping centre opposite. The reception desk is directly on your right as you enter via revolving doors with the bar and restaurant adjacent. The entrance to the hotel is opposite the entrance to the next door retail park.
The guest rooms have a traditional classic look. Entrance to your room is by keycard.
Room facilities include en-suite facilities (bath with shower and free toiletries), individually controlled air conditioning, double glazed windows that open, remote control flat screen TV with satellite channels and on-demand movies, direct dial phone, high speed wireless internet access (premium is extra), coffee maker and tea maker, Hairdryer (in draw), Minibar, iron / ironing Board, separate hanging closet, Work desk with lamp, safety deposit box and Wake up calls.
Executive rooms come with bathrobes, free water, Bluetooth sound system, safe and chocolate bar.
Room service is 24 hours. There are four bedrooms adapted for improved accessibility. All guest rooms are non-smoking.
Onsite on the ground floor is the informal Junction Restaurant which serves an international menu from full meals to light snacks. Also serves an English breakfast as well as other breakfast options. Also serves Lunch. Open 06.30 till 22.00.
Breakfast offers a wide range of cooked options via the full English buffet. There is also a well stocked cereal bar with a variety of fresh fruit, yoghurt, and unlimited juices (orange, apple or cranberry). Fresh baguettes, English muffins and all-butter croissants are also on offer. Kids eat free and can stack up their own pancakes with a choice of toppings.
The lobby Lounge Bar is a relaxed environment and has a 50" LCD TV showing Sky Sports as well as free WiFi. The bar also serves Starbucks coffee.
There are no onsite leisure facilities but there are some in the nearby vicinity.
For the business traveller there are 6 meeting rooms with the largest having a capacity for up to 100 delegates reception style. Facilities include air-conditioning, internet access, 35mm Slide Projector, DVD Player, Digital Projector, Flip Chart and Markers, LCD Projector, Lectern. Microphone, Overhead Projector, VCR and Whiteboard.
The public areas of the hotel are air-conditioned. The reception provides safety deposit box facilities. Other hotel services include a Cash Machine, luggage storage, Dry Cleaning Pickup and Laundry and vending machines. The lobby area has 2 computers with internet access for hire with wireless internet available in the lobby and lounge. Two lifts serve each floor.
Holiday Inn Brent Cross has lifts.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Brent Cross 0.5 miles (0.7 km), Railway Station: Hendon 0.8 miles (1.3 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 0.3 miles (0.5 km). The Holiday Inn Brent Cross enjoys a site that sits opposite what is known as North London's West End, Brent Cross covered shopping centre. This shopping centre features many cafes and restaurants as well a host of the top shopping chains and boutiques. Next to the hotel is a retail park with large chain stores and a coffee shop. The hotel also enjoys a location just off of the A406 North Circular Dual carriageway, which gives road link to all London airports since it links to the major motorways, namely the M4, M25 and M1 motorways. The hotel is almost at the start of the M1 which goes all the way to the North of England to Scotland. Heathrow is a very easy journey via the A406, A312 and M4. On a clear run its around 20-25 minutes. Also close by are two town shopping High Roads at Golders Green and at Hendon. Golders Green has a large Jewish population and is reflected in the shops and restaurants in the area though there are also well known names such as McDonalds. Hendon has a very popular pub of the same name, 'The Hendon', and a busy shopping area centred around Hendon central Tube. Other nearby attractions include the RAF Museum (1.9 miles), Hampstead museum/burgh house (2.3 miles), Kenwood House (2.5 miles) and Wembley Stadium/Wembley Arena (3 miles).
Shuttle Bus: Service runs to and from the local underground station from 07.00 till noon, 16.00 till 23.00. Saturday from 08.30 till 22.00, Sunday 08.30 till 18.30.
Parking: 150 spaces available onsite
Bedroom Numbers: 154, 10 floors
Check-in: 13.00 (1 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
History: Refurbished 2008.
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £12 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainMaybe your first and only choice is the Holiday Inn chain your next best options are:
Holiday Inn Wembley Hotel: is 2.9 miles (4.7 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 83% and rates start from about £72.
Holiday Inn Camden Lock: is 4.0 miles (6.4 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 89% and base rates begin at about £105.
Holiday Inn London West: 4.0 miles (6.4 km), rated at 81% and with rates from around £72.
Holiday Inn Regents Park Hotel: 4.9 miles (7.9 km), rated at 81% and with rates from around £105.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 78% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Holiday Inn Hotels across the chain average 79% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Holiday Inn hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 602nd from 866 London hotels, 16th of 26 Holiday Inn Hotels, and 260th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (1.2 miles, 1.9 km) would be the 4 star Clayton Crown Hotel London, where rates start from £84 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating. The Clayton Crown Hotel London also offers: free WiFi, a spa.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the New Linden Hotel. 4.3 miles from here (6.9 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 75% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 4 Star Hide Hotel Hendon may well be of interest to you, it's only 0.6 miles (0.9 km) from here. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (Tilling Road, NW2 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 4.3 miles (6.9 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 21 four star hotels (average rating 82%), 25 three star hotels (average rating 79%), 3 two star hotels (average rating 63%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 91%). The highest rating goes to Apple House Guesthouse Wembley (1 star) and also the Europa House Apartments (4 star) (both joint top with 91%).
Base Rates: We look at what the average base rates are for the area and by star rating. These rates do not take account of offers and short term deals so are just a guide. If we look at the average for all hotels in the area (nearest 50) we get an average base rate of £89 per night. The lowest rates are at £33 at Travelodge Wembley High Road (3 Star, 80%) and highest base rates of £259 at Sanctum Serviced Apartments - Kilburn (4 Star, 90%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Four Star average: £113, Three Star average: £73, Two Star average: £52 and One Star average: £118.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Holiday Inn Brent Cross Hotel 32nd (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 16th (joint) for the 21 four star hotels in the area. The hotel is 22nd of 50 (5th of 21 four star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 24th of 46 for sheer bang for buck (Travelodge Wembley High Road was top).