Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 389
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Bookanother Excellent value as an overnight stop
This has to be the best value hotel experience of our year. We are a couple who needed a convenient hotel located between Liverpool Airport [late evening arrival] and a Lancashire place of work.
The hotel is right beside the M6 but in generous open grounds, and is quiet. The midnight welcome at reception was friendly and warm. The room was generously sized and extremely clean, the beds very comfortable. My only complaint would be that some fittings eg a desk light showed a bit of wear through rough handling by previous guests.
For under £40 [with an IHG member discount] the hotel offered an inclusive cooked breakfast in a spacious, light, well-furnished dining area. Staff re-stocked while we ate, checking all items were refreshed.
Despite the budget price the hotel offered extras that much higher-priced hotels often do not: an ice machine, in-room tea and coffee, and a bar.
This could be a decent base for leisure visits to Lancashire, or an excellent overnight stop mid-trip on the M6.
July 10, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by scared mcinnes Clean comfortable friendly
We stayed here for a night on our way to Scotland and the surprise to me was the standard of the accommodation and the attentiveness and friendliness of the staff. The room was large and airy, the shower extremely efficient and large, the towels and toiletries good quality, the beds exceedingly comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful. The only slight drawback was the breakfast, which was limited in choice and not as hot as it could have been, however the quality coffee made up for the watery scrambled egg, and the rather cold sausages.
July 4, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Jock 46 Preston South
Great hotel great location and great staff I would recommend this hotel to anyone going north or south
July 4, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by nanny dino great place
Close to M6. Good location ,qiiet area, comfortable bed and pillow (choice of hard or soft), good breakfast menu nicely presented I would reccommend this hotel
July 3, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by SpaceAgeDad Handy location and clean and tidy hotel
Clean tidy and modern hotel with reasonable-sized guest rooms with basic facilities and a good bathroom (with a shower but no bath). No leisure facilities and limited eating; breakfast was self-service and rather average.
June 30, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Tillystripes The usual high standard of a Holiday Inn
This is the second time I have stayed at the Holiday Inn Preston and I would stay again when in the area.
The staff are pleasant and it is a bonus that I can bring my dogs.
June 25, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by ajm07 Great value
One night stay for a dog show (pet with us). Good hotel modern very spacious rooms, 1st class bathrooms.
Nice grounds and good local amenities. Would definitely stay again when visiting the Blackpool area.
June 25, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Dejare£ Friendly efficient hotel.
I chose this hotel as it is one of the few that welcome dogs and I was en route to Blackpool Dog show.
I had asked for ground floor room as travelling alone and had 3 dogs to mange. I was given a second floor room but error easily and politely rectified by the efficient reception staff.
Large comfortable room with huge modern bathroom.
Plenty of areas for dog walking including a really pretty country park just up the road (staff gave me a map of how to get there).
Only slight gripe was the very limited choose at Breakfast.
June 25, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by dogsforever break time
the stay was excellent they accepted my two dogs and we were able to get to Blackpool show in ample time after having an excellent free breakfast
June 24, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by simonjpw1 Great hotel
Good location, Great staff , great rooms, no more to say!
June 24, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by dodger 46 Modern and very different
The bathroom with its subdued blue lighting modern equipment showed the other express hotels up, food and service what one would expect
June 23, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by PhilR(2d2) Comfortable bed, excellent WiFi, shame about the food
Comfy bed, slept well, WiFi surprisingly good and FREE, only downside was the lack of options for dinner - Only a BBQ, and quality such that I found myself driving to Sainsburys afterwards!
June 23, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Wild Rover Better than expected!
A great hotel in a convenient position for the traveller on the M6. Great rooms and very good breakfast. Exceptional value for money. I will certainly use this hotel again.
June 20, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Annabella. Very friendly and welcoming staff, Dog friendly, A lovely place to stay
All of the staff were very friendly and pleasant, the assistant Manager, Receptionists, Bar Staff, Housekeepers and the Night Porters. The Hotel is very dog friendly and it is exceptionally clean, well maintained and modern. The beds and pillows very, very comfortable and the best. I will definitely be staying there in the future every time I visit family and friends in Preston. Is a lovely place to stay.
June 19, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Clemo Great place to stay
Good quality and very good value for money especially when booked in advance. Nice room, quiet, and excellent complimentary breakfast. Staff friendly and efficient.
June 18, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by wasteman overall experience
Excellent value for money. The staff are always extremely helpful. Ideal location for motorway access for the north west.
June 16, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by John from slough Very clean nice staff
I would highly recommend this hotel helpfully staff and a very
Lean hotel I thought it was.new
June 15, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Angelofthenorth Better than most HIE's
Usually stay here for one night every couple of months or so.
Easily located just off the M6 to the south of Preston. No more than 2 minutes from the motorway. Large car park in which I would doubt you would ever struggle to park.
Staff very pleasant and unobtrusive.
Rooms decidedly larger than the majority of HIE's (A result of the hotel being originally operated by another company) Bright roomy bathroom with an excellent shower.
Breakfast the usual HIE fayre which I find quite adequate.
June 14, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Robb123 Family stay
Great sleep for us on our way down the M6. Room lovely, especially bathroom lighting.
June 12, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by GREY36 hotel review
great service nice building to stay in and staff are very helpful would use this hotel again
June 11, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Abenny Great experience
My wife and I have stayed at other HIE in Manchester, but our stay at Preston South was the best stay yet, all the staff were excellent towards guests. It was a pleasant stay, and we will be back.
June 9, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by TD1958 Great stay
Have stayed here 3 times now. Easy to get to. Great rooms with large Bathroom and shower. Could not really fault the Hotel. Good breakfast choice and for me proved a great location for work so will be returning in the future
June 6, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by RIAS3862 A Good Location
The hotel is ideally placed for those travelling north or south on the M6, or with business in the Preston area. There always seems to be enough parking. Although close to the M6, there is little noise intrusion. The reception staff always seem enthusiastic and helpful, even for late evening arrivals.
The rooms are generously sized, the beds are firmly comfortable (although the firm pillows are somewhat soft for my liking); they would benefit from more generous hanging storage. The shower-rooms are well fitted out (although they would benefit from somewhere other than the basin surround - and dry - to lay a toilet bag or shaver).
The included breakfast is generally reasonably varied and generous, but the hot breakfast is the exception (only sausage, beans and scrambled eggs as I recall - from several visits).
June 5, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by trucker55 rotten bed
Bed was way to small we are big people and because of the bed my partner couldn't get any sleep.
June 4, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Mazambane standards of bedding
pillows could do with looking into. i.e. more soft pillows
June 3, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Jimmy67 All we needed........
Very good here, would have no hesitation in staying again/recommending to others.
Only very minor downside - a bit tricky to find (had used aa auto route planner) maybe more signage required?
Did not look like a hotel from the outside?
Car park looked tired as did some of grounds - But these are very minor details - overall a great stay!
June 3, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by NellB comfortable stay
The hotel is so easy to access and normally easy to find a parking space.
It is bright and modern with lovely shower in bathroom ,comfortable beds and everything necesaary on a business trip.One of my favourites.
June 2, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by jed123 Great place to stay if you're in Preston
Comfortable and well equipped room. Very quiet location but very easy access to the motorway. Breakfast was tasty although not the best choice around, but what was there was good. Restaurant was again tasty, but there was a limited choice. All in all, we enjoyed our stay.
May 27, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by KevinE Comfortable rooms but shocking food.
The check in was efficient and friendly. Room was clean and comfortable. There is plenty of parking and the location is easy to find. On the negative side the WIFI is very slow and the food shockingly bad. I ordered a curry which to 45minutes to be delivered. When it arrived it was obvious that it was a microwave curry and boiled in the bag rice. The rice had not been drained properly so the plate was running with water the curry was not fully heated to add insult to injury the order side took a further 10minutes to arrive. I ate out the second night!
May 26, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Mactavish54 Central location.
This location is certainly one of the best, in an hour you can be in Cheshire, Manchester, Liverpool, or even Yorkshire.
May 25, 2014