Rated 3.6 out of 5 by 248
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by stevies review Not representative of HI Group
Being renovated but woefully overdue. Meant to be 3 star but not at the moment.
August 28, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Aash Reward points not provided and incorrect billing
Over my stay of 2 weeks done, the reward points are not provided. Also the billing had an issue but it was good i checked and further the hotel corrected the same.
August 27, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by irvy Airport transfer service
When we stayed here 2 years ago the transfer was excellent & the hotel organised a private taxi service to take us direct to the airport.. This time , however , it was totally different & it was only a shuttle bus to take us to the railway station & then a monorail to the airport. With 7 suitcases & 2 children, this was not acceptable & instead we ourselves arranged 2 private taxis at our own cost. Although I am a gold member of Holiday Inns, I will not be staying at this particular hotel EVER again,
August 26, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Blindside very poor food and service
Having stopped at this hotel a week earlier, I had hoped the experience had improved. rooms and front office all good but restaurant asked me to come back in 20 mins or go to the bar and order. There were plenty of empty seats but something was wrong in the kitchen.
My bar meal was steak and ale pie - which turned out to be a very liquid stew with a couple of onions and very little meat, pie topping was a flaky pastry top that was served separate
August 26, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Mikeo7567 Handy hotel
Hotel on the whole is very good. You get what you expect. Once again no hot water in the morning due to boiler. I accept this can happen but as a regular visitor this is not a one off!
August 26, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Neil23 Let down by poor housekeeping staff
Comfortable room, slept well. After a night out in the city centre, I returned about 3am. Booked a late checkout til 2pm and put the do not disturb sign on. At lunch time the housekeeping staff kept knocking on the door and woke me up til I answered. She said that she could see Do Not Disturb the sign was on the door but wanted to know what time I was leaving as "reception staff do not tell her".
Do not disturb should mean exactly that.
August 25, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Burton5 Excellent Location
When i arrived at the Holiday Inn i was greeted very nicely by staff and made sure i knew where everything was etc. They have a lovely pool well worth a visit. The rooms were clean and comfortable and well presented with a larger than average TV. There was a good selection of meals to choose from and a large choice at breakfast. Had a lovely stay would come again.
August 21, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Janix not that good - wrong place - too expensive for quality
Website do not mention breakfast is NOT included at charged at over 10-11 PST.
Hotel name does don't relate to an airport hotel location. You must take a taxi at 11 PST. if late arrival, if day you need to take a shuttle train first to be picked-up. not mentioned on website.
Hotel is on other side of airport with long freeway like drive.
Hotel H. Express NEC is much nearer airport and newer and cheaper less 10 PST and Breakfast is included and No taxi is really needed or same.
When shuttle bus delivery your back to Airport it is not to airport but to a highway rail train shuttle.
Not mentioned on website.
Absolutely not recommended by handicapped ( not mention on website )
Hotel is worn down. Old Hotel Old furniture. Old design.
Nice people at the desk though with good personal service
August 18, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by pkay64 comfortable bed,good food
everything was good though room for improvement with service .I asked for an extension cable to use my cpap machine for breathing during night.It wasn't forthcoming and I had to plead for one in the end.
August 13, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Mgws Angenehmer Aufenthalt
Alles Bestens, nur leider sehr viel Verkehr rund um das Hotel. Die Verkehrsgeräusche sind auch nachts im Zimmer zu hören, trotz guter Verglasung. Gute Anbindung zum NEC.
August 13, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Grinnyguy Stop-off for the airport
We arrived late and left early, so didn't need much, but slept really well and the desk staff were helpful. We used the shuttle bus, which left at 5.15am or 5.30am (can't remember) and was quick and easy. When we got back, it was just as easy to get back to the hotel to get the car from the car park!
August 11, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by zoe.l.93 amazing bed and lovely pool
The beds are great and they even give you a choice between a soft and a firm pillow... you get 2 of each on the bed. Complimentary toiletries! The mattress is not like sleeping on a rock at all! The pool was lovely and warm and the jaccuzzi was even warmer! The steam room was good too although I there was no sauna but nobig deal right? Ive put average for the food because we were only there 1 night and didnt eat or drink anything. Looked nice enough though. Relaxed me as I was a bit nervous about flying the next day. Assistant night manager even got us a free taxi back to the airport because it was late !!!!
August 8, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by nakell12 Recommend it? We'll be back, does that say enough?
We stayed here for two nights in a suite. It was a family getaway, perfectly located for Drayton Manor theme park, Cadbury World and the airport.
The suite was spacious and very clean and tidy. The finish was of a high standard and the only thing we could find that didnt work was the TV controller. This was sorted by the staff immediately.
The pool also was very tidy and clean. Not a massive pool but it was plenty big enough for the four of us and never seemed to get busy.
There was a function in the hotel while we were but we wouldnt have noticed if we wernt told!!
The staff were very friendly and very helpful. They responded to all of our queries straight away.
Thge food was excellent, the included breakfast especially. There was a great choice and the fresh cooked items were kept well stocked.
All in all we had a great break and would definately recommend this hotel to friends and family.
Thanks ever so much for looking after us.
August 7, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by goldeneagle55 Tale of two Wings
There are two experiences at this hotel. Turn left at reception and you are in the tired old end of the hotel and likely to experience a poor stay. turn right and you are in the modernised end and will experience a pleasant stay. In my first room (to the left) the air conditioning was noisy and did not work. I tried to telephone for assistance, but the telephone did not work either. In the room I was moved to the air conditioning did work, but the television picture was pixellated and three visits later it was still not fixed. A kitkat and some priority points really did not compensate.
August 5, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Kiki1975 Facilities
Rooms could do with a refresh. Got an ironing board that was broken and unusable twice. In the swimming area there were no lockers so had to take my shoes and clothes into the pool area and keep my eye on them. From the food menu, strange that in summer there were no salad options. However the hotel is clean and convenient for the airport and motorway links.
August 4, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by mark89 great room and friendly staff.
the room was great, clean and tidy. the bed was comfortable. Staff were friendly and helpful.
July 30, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Tunstall 44 Great night
Missed flight, so just walked in, good value even through I hadn't pre-booked, would stay again. Room service was quick and food quality good
July 25, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Thereferee101 Great way to start the holiday
An very good hotel with very friendly staff and in great proximity to the Airport
It was the perfect start to our break and also the perfect end
July 21, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by DorisF Great staff and facilities
Shuttle bus is very convenient staff are lovely. All in all a great stay, I will be returning and recommending you to friends and family.
July 21, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by John164 Good service excellent for the Airport
A well run hotel with excellent services that is ideally situated for the airport
July 21, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by RABT No parking for Disabled Drivers
I would advise any disabled person who arrives with their own car to find another Hotel to stay in. Staff could not care less and said it was Hotel Policy to allow any car to park in the Disabled Drivers parking spaces.
Not Holiday Inn's finest.
July 15, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Skippy7 Another good stay
I've stayed at this hotel many times and am always made to feel welcome by staff. Also received a room upgrade (plus the offer of extra points or a drink) as a Gold Elite member.
The only negative I would mention is that the parking charge since my previous visit has doubled to £17.00.
July 15, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Tels would not stay here
staff had no idea, shuttle bus had broken down, had to wait for taxi to airport instead, then flight back taxi we had to pay ourselves £12.00, which should have been free but we were not told that we would have to get train out of airport then wait another hour for Holiday inn to get taxi to us, spoke to staff and manageress on return for our car, No one was interested !!!
Definately will not be staying here again. !!
July 15, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by SupaCol Good Airport Hotel
Great to see the air conditioning working at this hotel as it has been most unreliable in recent years.
Free Internet access at last a welcome bonus.
Shuttle minibus to and from Birmingham International Railway Station (for airport and NEC) excellent, with friendly drivers.
Would like to see a mini safe (large enough to contain an average laptop) in each bedroom.
July 14, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Aggy12 Great Staff
This hotel is good room was a bit dated could do with a refurb but comfy and clean. Staff were lovely especially Victoria, Carol and the rest of the front desk team
July 8, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Stirky Holiday inn payment issues
As per my colleague in February, complete mess of my bill and no attempt to resolve or apologize for the problems again.
July 7, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Paul F Excellent value if you can get a deal
A deal either through the hotel, or one of the agencies, particularly with holiday parking, can represent excellent value. The staff are excellent, and would particularly praise all the reception staff we met. Other staff too are polite, and helpful.
Our room had clearly been recently refurbished, and hopefully typical of the rest of the hotel, was bright, clean, well equipped, clean and comfortable. The public bar area and reception seating are clearly very old and have suffered the odd knock, but are functional and comfortable. In an ideal world, these would be replaced, but a business has to balance its books, and these are minor criticisms.
All in all, very satisfied, and will certainly return.
July 2, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Karlchen Einwandfreier Service
Ich war sehr zufrieden mit der Freundlichkeit und Hilfsbereitschaft des Personals.
June 30, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Superspurs Drink prices
I find that the prices of the drinks a little to high and the choice is not to my liking.
June 30, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by chris57b Clean
The bathroom left a lot to be desired, needs more attention to the little things like shampoo and soap and extra toilet rolls there were none. The bed was uncomfortable as it was a single bed and just sagged into the middle. Not a comfortable night, there was no air conditioning in the room and it was a very hot night. Basic hotel at an expensive price.
June 26, 2014