Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 166
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by taylor swift chilly start!
We were there the night of the fire alarm going off, unavoidable, but unfortunately the hot water system wasn't reset so a cold shower in the morning!
That said, the staff were very welcoming when we arrived, the room was spotless, breakfast was plentiful and the croissants delicious! Shame someone didn't think to leave extra pillows and an extra mug as there were three of us in the room. (I'll remember to check next time)
Overall, I would certainly stay here again - great location, minutes from the DLR.
Just hope next time I get a decent nights sleep - just spoiled our second day.
February 18, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Gra Vegas A great place to stay to access the City and very comfortable at a competi
This is a very good hotel. Comfortable and very accommodating staff. The location is good for easy access to both the City and Canary Wharf. An easy walk to the latter along the river embankment. Good Bus and Light Railway link. Can be accessed without entering the Congestion Zone. Stayed twice now and will use again when I visit London for a few days break.
February 17, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by mmmmmmmmm77 Prison cell rooms, zero comfort
Prison cell rooms, zero comfort. Internet did not work. Staff did not now how to make it work. Breakfast buffet was depressing.
February 15, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Esbt Alarmingly good hotel
A conveniently located hotel for our needs, which provided just the right accommodation at a reasonable price. The staff were very friendly and attentive and the buffet breakfast was surprisingly good. Had it not been for a false fire alarm at 4 am we would have had a very good night's sleep!
February 12, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by stevieshoes2 Poor value for money
Having seen acceptable room rates in London at other locations, the rate paid was excessively high. This I understand was due to an event being held at the nearby O2 arena. My colleagues who have stayed here at different times of the year have never paid such a high rate. Not happy about this at all, for the rate charged I would have expected my bags carried to my room, dinner included, and a suite - not a double room with shower.
The breakfast was disappointing as well - no welcome and no offer of the traditional 'full english'.
February 10, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Daveabraham Not the best
I have stayed at this hotel many times and it's sad to say it's not upto the standard you would expect. The rooms are rather dated now and the beds are so uncomfortable . The pillows are useless I had 3 as they are so thin. The AC units are pointless, they do nothing at all.
Every time we have requested late checkout yet housekeeping still bang in the door at 11am , ignoring the do not disturb sign on the door.
Breakfast, well one time we had to ask for more to be cooked as at 10am nothing was left only cereal. The second time a few sausages where left and some beans. No bacon, no eggs. The croissants taste so cheap it is unreal.
When we went to checkout and drive away the guy on reception accused us of not paying for our parking. Despite still having the ticket in the window. I had to get the receipt out of my bag and show him. This really should have been updated when I checked in to show that it was all paid for.
This hotel lets the brand down which is a shame.
February 9, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Gruna Good hotel with good price.
The hotel is good and the staff is friendly. We have staid at the hotel before and had a very good experience but not this time, because the fire alarm went on in the middle of the night, so we had not a good night sleep. The hotel is far away from the center of the city but we had to do buisness close by, so that didn´t bother us.
We will probably be staying at the hotel next time we visit London. The price is good, the rooms and the beds are good and breakfast is good.
February 4, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by \MrsCL Overnight in Limehouse
Enjoyable stay. Location ideal for getting around London a so near to DLR.
Worried about hotel being next t busy A13 (and difficult to get across oncoming traffic to get into hotel, But once in -noise was not a problem.
Room was pleasant - comfy
January 30, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Toni1234h Not the normal standard Holiday Inn
I always stay in Holiday Inn hotels, but this I will rate as average only.
I had stayed 2 days, I initially informed the catering staff that theres far too much salt in your eggs could you let the cook know. I never even got an acknowledgment even though I wasnt complaining I was just giving feedback. Next day at breakfast the same again, my partner also found it very salty. I spoke to one of the staff who told me. I was wrong and mistaken, I asked him to try it which he didnt. I wss then just ignored and not spoken too.. Very rude. Not the normal experience I get when ive stayed with holiday inn express. It reslly has put me and mrs off.
January 30, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Avery510 Great Staff and Good Location
We had a long stay and were very happy with this hotel. The room was comfortable although there aren't any dressers or closet but the shelves and long bar worked fine. The bathroom was wonderful, great shower. The room and bathroom were kept very clean and a hotel employee asked us several times if the housekeeping was satisfactory. The cleaning staff was very accommodating to our schedules. The front desk staff was wonderful, especially Tibor and Leta who were very kind. We did have an electricity problem but accommodations and adjustments were made promptly. The complimentary breakfast was delicious, filling and the buffet had just about everything you could ask for. It was kept replenished and clean. The tables were cleaned immediately by a very nice lady. The only problem was the wakeup service which was late a couple of times. The location is very good, not far from the DLR and there are several restaurants in the area. Ian McKellen's pub is not far and the hotel recommended restaurants which were very good. This is a well run hotel and we were very happy with it. Thank you to the staff! It makes all the difference.
January 25, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by turbo8 excellent stay
put us in a relaxed frame of mind at a difficult time in our lives. we were attending a difficult meeting which we were not looking forward to and the accommodation put us in the right frame of mind.
January 24, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by MediaCity Room 601 20/21 January 2014
Very good soundproofing for the windows meant that traffic noise was not a problem. I don't see the need for a wall between the lifts and the common areas of the hotel on the reception/restaurant level. Removing the wall would improve access for everyone from the street level and show off the attractive staircase and pendant lights at the front of the building. This simple change would significantly improve the impact of the building's design on visitors, giving a far better first impression of the hotel and making it easier to move around the common areas on this floor.
January 23, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Senior@Durham Handy location
I stayed a week and found the standard of the hotel to be in line with a typical Holiday Inn Express. It's location is good - just a few minutes walk to Limehouse station and 2 stops to Tower Hill Gateway. It's beside a busy road but the noise levels were not intrusive. Staff were helpful, arranging a taxi to St.Pancras early in the morning - thanks to Mark on the front desk. Check out was a bit more confusing. They could not find my bill and I had to pay without sight of the bill, it only being printed afterwards. It should not happen this way. But minor niggles. The room was clean and good value in relation to hotels in the City, though the bed and pillows were not to my liking. Breakfast was fine and the area clean and well looked-after. Maybe not a cosy hotel but utilitarian and practical.
January 22, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Dirne Good enough hotel, grat staff
Good enough budget hotel with grat staff I have no complaints at all
January 22, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by BrianDK Quiet
Quiet, pleasant hotel with easy access all round to London transport
January 22, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Yorkie2 Reasonable price (for London) - dreadful breakfast
Good news was room on inside and high enough to be away friom air-cond plant, so it was quiet . Breakfast was dreadful with very little choice by time I got there (circa 9.30) and very poor quality. Still, for London, not a bad (senior) price.
January 20, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Win30 Value for money
Hotel was very clean, easy to find and not far from the station. Staff were brilliant, they were so helpful. Would definitely use again and would recommend. Still not sure as to why my bag was found unzipped when it was locked up in the luggage room!!!! at least nothing was missing but didn't like the idea of a stranger going through it when I wasn't there.
January 20, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Spider_Scott Overall, it was good!
Stayed a couple of times and would stay again, the breakfast is poor, the alcoholic beverages are expensive and it is a shame the staff do not allow takeaways to be delivered to the room but other than that, it is good overall and value for money if booked in advance.
January 17, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Camino13 Convenient location, good value
Holiday Inn Express Limehouse is conveniently located 3 minutes walk from Docklands Light Railway, with easy access to City Airport, ExCeL exhibition centre, Docklands, and the West End. Reception and assistance was friendly and speedy, the room was simple but included all essentials including wifi, and servicing was efficient. The self-service breakfast included a cooked meal and a wide choice of cereals and drinks. This hotel can be recommended for those not requiring unnecessary luxury or a restaurant for lunch or supper.
January 16, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by rob_london Most unpleasent checkin experience
I booked this room via the phone as a last minute as I was stranded whilst moving house and needed a bed for the night. The receptionists demanded photographic ID. As I was moving house I had all this in the van but passport and driving license happened to be unreachable.
I presented 5 credit and debit cards, bank statements - both business and personal, a checkbook and other official documents linked to my address.
I was told they could not check me in but if I went over to the internet kiosk at the other end of reception I could book on-line and there would be no problem. The computer barely worked and served no purpose than to frustrate me seeing as the computer was doing what they were supposed to be doing at reception right behind me??
January 10, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by John48An Fit for purpose
This hotel was very convenient for our purpose, with good parking. The hotel was neat tidy and clean and very suitable for an overnight stay
January 10, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by bertouille helpful staff , comfortable hotel
This hotel was reasonably priced . The staff was most polite and helpful . The room was clean , comfortable . Breakfast was very good . The reception area was welcoming . The parking facilities were very convenient .
January 7, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Jamjam22 New Year's Day
A few friends and I stayed at this hotel on New Year's Day. I found that staff were polite and helpful, it is easy to commute from and very comfortable. We were not happy with being woken up in the morning as we had late check outs booked, but overlooking that it was a great stay.
January 5, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by kvtall Convenient place to stay in London
This is a hotel is a very convenient place to stay while in London. Accessible to work and to leisure activities. I frequently recommend this to colleagues and friends.
December 31, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by upandeya Did not meet expectations
I stayed here with my family, so there were 3 of us in the room. We wanted to stay in the East London area close to Tower Hill and this seemed to be the best option on hotels.com. My review of this hotel has been written keeping in mind that this is an economy brand and unlikely to have 5 star amenities or services.
I visited this place between 24th-27th Dec 2013.
* Conveniently located close to the Limohouse DLR station (5 minute walk). Walking distance from Tower Hill (20-30 minutes).
* They had a family room, which was convenient for 3 adults.
* The room was really small and cramped. Since there is a sofa bed for the 3rd person, there is no room to even walk around once the bed is out.
* There was a musky smell in the room, like it had not been aired for some time. We had to open the windows to make it better.
* There is no wardrobe, just a small area to hang a few clothes.
* Except for changing towels, there was no housekeeping service on the 25th and 26th of Dec. This is unacceptable for a hotel brand like Holiday Inn, even if it is a bank holiday. If they have a holiday on the 25th, they need to make arrangements for the 26th. The room was not cleaned, garbage bin was not cleared, tea/coffee cups were not cleaned/replaced and the beds were not made in 2 days. In such case, they should also charge accordingly!! Xmas rates should be slashed by half!! Poor value for money.
* The breakfast is sparse and not the best tasting, not even fresh. There were cereals, scrambled eggs, sausages and croissants. The sausages were tasteless and the croissants were not fresh.
Overall, I would not visit this hotel again. I am sure there are better hotels in the same price range in the vicinity.
December 31, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Dorc and family Noisy building-- can't sleep---Low quality beds
Noises on various floors. We moved rooms daily but still experienced noises, so could not sleep well.
Beds are not that comfy despite moving from room to room.
Breakfast is boring and is the same daily.
Staff are the best part. Cleaniliness is also good.
December 30, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by S Lim Good clean room and convenient to DLR
Was in London for a short winter vacation and wanted an inexpensive good clean hotel for a few nights. The Holiday Inn Limehouse fits my needs to a tee. The morning breakfast included was a good spread with hot food choices (eggs, sausages and baked beans).
The only slightly unpleasant incident was when my room card key would not open the room door on the 3rd day of my stay. I went down to tell the reception of the problem, and instead of just replacing my key card, he spent a couple of minutes lecturing me how to use the key card. Obviously, he was not aware that I am a Gold IHG member and been to numerous IHG hotels. There were other guests at the reception, including the other reception manager, and they were were staring at him, as his tone sounded irritable.
December 29, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Neeeeily Another Happy Customer
No frills, no problems. A good stay, helped by efficient staff. I wouldn't hesitate to stay again.
December 23, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Outwoodsman Good value stay
Excellent room, clean, well appointed, modern. Well priced, away from Central London . Room suitably quiet, to rear of hotel. Breakfast adequate. Staff cheerful and suitably attentive. Well located for the river and the Limehouse Dockland Railway station. WiFi throughout the hotel was appreciated. Would stay here again.
December 17, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by JezzieA86 Superstarstay
We stayed for four nights. Room was spotless when we arrived and cleaned for us everyday. Staff were lovely and more than happy to help if we needed anything. Would recommend and will book there again.
December 10, 2013