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Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 164 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Another Excellent Stay We stay at this hotel quite a lot and never hesitate to book again. The hotel is in a good location and situated right next door to a very good Toby Carvery. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the hotel staff are always very friendly, polite and helpful. August 29, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great stay A very good modern hotel at a very reasonable price August 28, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 Night staff didn't have a clue I've stayed here multiple times and it's very welcoming. The rooms are lovely except there was one man on duty at 11:00pm and he didn't inform me and my friend when breakfast was. So we woke up late at half 9 thinking breakfast would be the same time as the weekends (finishing at 10am) but it actually finished at 9 so I missed breakfast. Other than that, the stay was pleasant. August 23, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by A very pleasant stay Our stay et the Braintree Holiday Inn Express was excellent. Very friendly, polite and helpful staff and a lovely spacious room. It was very well furnished and the shower and bathroom were spotlessly clean. I stayed with my family and we had four rooms. We were all extremely happy with our rooms and would definitely stay there again. August 20, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by comfortable hotel stay at hotel was good . breakfast? if we stayed there again we would go out for breakfast. August 14, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Surprisingly Good Have re-booked for the next 4 weeks and binned the premier inn that is actually closer to the office. I have also encouraged 4 other staff to book in during the next 4 weeks August 13, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good weeks accommodation I spent a week working away from home, really good room size and the air conditioning was lovely in the humid conditions this week. Staff are very pleasant and welcoming and if I was picky, the only aspect that I would argue really could do with improving is the WiFi service. It's fine for email, but not for Skype or any video streaming. Would visit again. August 11, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Could have been better Visited this particular Holiday Inn Express when I was visiting a friend in the area and was my first stay in a hotel of this chain. The staff were wonderful. Polite, friendly and very eager to help. The room was not so great though. The size was not bad but the sofa bed that I slept in was not very comfortable and had a funky smell. This smell was present in the room when we arrived as well. Being close to a motorway made this room noisy but thankfully that was amended when we closed the window. Too bad soundproofing was not a priority when the hotel was being built as we could hear every movement taking place in the room above ours... August 7, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Not very impressed My boyfriend and I booked a room as we were at a wedding near by. The night staff were very welcoming. I couldn't complain there but at 6.30am after a late night we were woken up by the fire alarm. We shot out of bed and went and stood outside in our pjarmas. Not one member of staff came to check if we were counted for or to explain what was going on. After 20 minutes of waiting outside we were eventulky allowed back in the building. No one explained what had happend or apologised. When we handed out key in at reception they just took it from me and asked me my room number. There was no ask if I had enjoyed my stay of or if everything was ok! After being woken up to a false alarm it would of been curtious of someone to ask. August 6, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great stay in Braintree We were a group of 8, and we all had a great stay! The staff were wonderful. So friendly!! The rooms were clean, modern, and comfortable. August 6, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Staff They were all very happy in their work and were very good with the customers. August 1, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Clean and Comfortable Rooms The bedrooms were clean and comfortable and although the air conditioning was not working during our stay the room was more than adequate. Apart from the lady who checked us in we found the reception staff un attentive and the quality of the breakfast food poor. Apart from this the hotel was ideal for the purpose we required. July 30, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Clean and comfortable Stayed for two nights. Why is breakfast the same every day? No choice, just sausages, baked beans and overcooked scrambled eggs. How difficult can it be to cook a full breakfast? That apart, a pleasant stay. July 29, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great place to stay Stayed here for one night, SUE on reception was very helpful when checking us in, and still bright and cheerful at breakfast next morning. Everywhere was very clean, lovely room, and even though it faced the main road the double glazing was good, when we shut the window we could hardly hear traffic, air conditioning also worked well. 0verall a good stay with adequate breakfast choice, would definitely stay again. July 25, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great hotel comfortable stay We visited this hotel on one of the hottest days of the year, thank god the room had air conditioning stayed at other budget hotels without which made our stay unbearable. The holiday inn express at braintree is a fantastic place to stay good clean room comfortable bed and very clean bathroom, would recommend this hotel without hesitation, the staff are a credit to the company. July 22, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Just awful! I will never stay there again stained mattress shabby decor. The only thing it has going for it, is location and the fact you have a cavery directly opposite. Breakfast was awful good job it was free. I complained to head office and had an email saying we are sorry you didn't enjoy your stay. Which was un personal and I felt it was A bulck email they send to everyone July 17, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nice and Quiet Stayed for one night prior to the Tour de France passing through Rayne. The hotel staff were lovely, room was excellent and so quiet. All in all we had a very enjoyable time - would definitely return should we be in that area again. July 11, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Overnight Stay Very good and no issues, obviously being cheaper would be great July 11, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 5 Star Service! I don't often leave any reviews but on this occasion the service was SO GOOD that I really need to say thank you! We stayed 4 nights in July and to be honest wasn't expecting any outstanding service from a low cost hotel but we couldn't have been more wrong! The customer service from everyone on reception and at breakfast, especially Sarah, was absolutely outstanding! They made us feel very welcome, nothing was too much trouble and they really were kind, friendly and helpful. It was the kind of service that you would expect (but don't always get!) from a 5 star hotel, so thank you very much again for making our stay so pleasureable. Aside from the great staff, the hotel and rooms are very clean and comfortable, the hotel location is next to a busy A road but the noise levels are ok. Breakfast is fairly basic but there's a big enough selection, including some hot items. Recently opened next door is a Toby Carvery which is convenient for evening food and also breakfast is preferred. Car parking is free, well-lit and safe. All in all, I would highly recommend this hotel over and above much more expensive hotels! Thanks again and look forward to staying with you again one day... July 10, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Overnight stop Easy to find, easy parking, friendly staff, comfortable and with everything my wife and I expected and needed. Eat in or out as there's a Toby Carvery 100m away. Will stay there again. July 8, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Nice place to stay Convenient place to stay, just of f the main road, close enough for Stansted Airport, without the aircraft noise. We were made to feel welcome by the friendly staff, the rooms were clean and comfortable, and a nice breakfast to set you up for the day. The only downside we could find was that the air conditioning controls were not in a convenient place and could be better located. July 8, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Braintree June 2014 Friendly and welcoming staff. Clean and spacious rooms. Easy parking. Comfortable bed. Excellent shower and bathroom. Immediately put at ease. Helpful tips for eating out and reservation made for us. Very east to access WIFI, although could have been a little quicker. Great wardrobes with ironing board and iron. Plenty of sockets to plug things in. July 1, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by clean room good clean room in good area close to town . good breakfast June 30, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by A good place to stay in Braintree We went to meet a relative at Stanstead and stay in the Braintree area overnight. The Holiday Inn Express proved to be an excellent choice, the room and beds were comfortable and despite being quite close to the A120 the room was quiet. Service was what you would expect and we would certainly consider staying again. June 29, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent Staff We spent a wonderul weekend at Braintree Holiday Inn Express. Our party consisted of my mother, 2 granddaughters, my husband and myself. All the staff were really welcomg, kind and helpful, catering for everyone's needs. The lovely smiles of the breakfast staff were a delightful start to each day.Despite being very busy, the staff did not rush us and responded to all requests quickly. June 26, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great stay at Braintree Very clean and spacious rooms, beds were a little firm but not too bad at all. Nice bathroom Good breakfast no need to go to the Toby carvery opposite, although nice to pop in for a drink though June 25, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great service Lovely clean large room, good shower. friendly assertive staff. June 24, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by An Holiday inn Express gem in Braintree This is a basic hotel and gives you the experience of a luxury one! June 20, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Friendly staff A group of us stayed at Holiday inn it was close to our friends. The rooms were clean and spacious but very basic we only stayed for one night so was adequate. Breakfast was basis. The staff were really friendly and helpful. We would stay here again for short weekend stop over June 18, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Staff very helpful Great place to stay staff very helpful and easy access to Stansted June 18, 2014
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