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About our Hotel

Location: Suburban

  • Location: Suburban
  • Closest City: MERIDEN
  • Distance From Hotel: 2.0MI
  • Local time zone: GMT-04:00

Check In: 4:00 PM Check Out: 11:00 AM

  • Check In: 4:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age: 21
  • Late checkout available

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  • American Express
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Accessibility

Accessibility

  • Number of Rooms:6
  • Parking
  • Service Animals Allowed

Languages

Languages

  1. English
  2. Spanish

Pet Policy

Pet Policy

Service animals only are to be allowed in the hotel with prior authorization.

Parking

Parking

  • Number of parking spaces:248
  • Car Parking Available
  • Hotel is not responsible for theft or damage to vehicle, please secure all valuables.

Internet

Standard Internet Service

Standard Internet service is free for all guests
Wireless Internet available in Standard Rooms,Executive Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas
Wired Internet available in Standard Rooms,Executive Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas

Facility

Facility

  • Total number of rooms:91
  • Total number of suites:15
  • Total number of rooms with only one bed:39
  • Total number of rooms with only double beds:52
  • Total number of non-smoking rooms:91
  • Total number of rooms for the physically challenged:6
  • Interior corridor
  • Total number of floors:4
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Meriden. Our hotel is built with 3 floors, 91 large rooms including junior suites and executive two room suites. Our hotel is designed with the business and family travelers in mind, offering the latest high tech amenities such as high-speed wireless Internet access, data port, 32-inch flat panel TV's, coin operated guest laundry and business center. For our health conscious guest, our hotel offers a universal fitness center sided by our indoor heated pool.
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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Meriden. Our hotel is built with 3 floors, 91 large rooms including junior suites and executive two room suites. Our hotel is designed with the business and family travelers in mind, offering the latest high tech amenities such as high-speed wireless Internet access, data port, 32-inch flat panel TV's, coin operated guest laundry and business center. For our health conscious guest, our hotel offers a universal fitness center sided by our indoor heated pool. All guests are welcome to join our Great Room where we serve our complimentary continental breakfast every morning. Conveniently located on Berlin Turnpike/CT-15 S/US-5 S, you must make a U-turn at the second light and we are the first driveway entrance on the right hand side. Our hotel gives you easy access to I-95 and I-84. Whether you are in the area for a night or extend stay, our hotel will make it convenient and cost effective.
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Features
Our newly built Meriden, CT hotel's accommodations offer the very latest high-tech amenities including free high-speed, wireless Internet access, Data port, and 32-inch flat panel TVs.

Guest Reviews

Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 165 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Relaxing stay Location was convenient to the Thimble Island boat tour, and nearby family. Pool was relaxing., bed comfortable, and breakfast tasty. August 18, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great stay Comfortable, room, bed, pillows. Lots of room to move around. Great Pool area. Great breakfast. Very nice place. Very nice stay, August 17, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great bed. Quiet location Great hotel, would stay there again. Very quiet and good lacation. August 15, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Good service great breakfast Breakfast staff was more than willing. Hotel really needs an upgrade to make it comparable to other Holiday Inn Express than I've stayed in. Location is good. August 12, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Best of the Branford-Guilford alternatives Good points: Recently refurbished room, comfortable bed, fairly quiet, clean, staff was friendly. Weak points: We went down the street to a diner for breakfast, because the breakfast room is far too small for the number of guests wanting to use it (and the breakfast isn't that good). The bathroom sink drain was very slow, and the toilet was loose on its mountings (we have stayed here many times, and fixture problems are a fixture). Comment: Many hotels have deflectors so that the AC/heating unit doesn't just make the curtains billow into the room. This hotel should get some. August 12, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great rooms and very friendly staff. The first thing I noticed was the well maintained landscaping, which included a water fountain. I was greeted immediately upon arrival. She was very welcoming, friendly, and knowledgable of the area. She made great recommendations on local restaurant choices. The room was very large. It made the comfortable king sized bed look small. The bathroom was large with plenty of counter space. The breakfast area is spacious with ample seating. I would definitely choose the Holiday Inn Express in Branford, CT again. August 11, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Old and tired We spent one night on a cross country trip. This hotel was the only disappointing Holiday Inn Express so far. Although the staff was friendly, the carpet was old and stained, and the chair in the room was old and tired as well. We never could connect to the Internet, so I certainly wouldn't recommend it for business travelers. If we were to have spent any longer than one night, I probably would've switched hotels. August 10, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very relaxing and great atmosphere. My family enjoyed the hotel and amenities It was clean and bright, staff was very nice, friendly, and helpful. The lady that worked in the breakfast area was always smiling, warm and friendly. The jacuzzi and pool area was great. August 9, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by NIce Hotel Pleasant staff. Clean and well maintained. Easy to get to. August 8, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best in Area For a solid, reliable place to stay west of New Haven, the Branford Holiday Inn Express is where you want to go. Clean, secure, friendly staff and all the basics for a pleasant stay - wi-fi, pool, easy on and off to I-95 and Route 1 - are available. Don''t expect a memorable view or manicured grounds, but this is a wonderful property. August 3, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Another excellent breakfast The lady in charge of the breakfast is always so friendly and keeps everything well-stocked. Breakfast items were warm when they needed to be. The pancake machine, "pancakes in one minute," is a brilliant addition to the breakfast offerings. We'll keep coming back for the breakfast. August 2, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Slept Incredibly Great place to stay. Slept and relaxed like a baby. Friendly staff July 31, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Second time the confirmation number was not valid so had to pay more I have stayed here twice for weddings and booked months in advance with the wedding discount rate. Upon confirming a week before, both times they did not have my reservation or my confirmation number. When asking how could the confirmation number be lost, they had no response other to say they had rooms available at the normal rate. The hotel is fine but this annoyed me. July 30, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nice room Attended a wedding nearby. Comfortable bedding, pretty good breakfast July 30, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Comfortable stay with great service We were in town for a wedding. The location was ideal. The staff was friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend this motel. July 29, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Bad Experience I love the IHG family of hotels but Branford - New Haven was not up the to the standard. Front desk were very rude. They were short on towels every day since there were 4 of us in the room. They were out couple of items in the breakfast every single day. They charged IHG members for bottle water when no other hotel ever charged us. July 27, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Breakfast is awesome! We love the breakfast lady! She is incredibly positive and friendly and keeps everything stocked and in order. She is one of the reasons we come back each summer. Thank you! July 26, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nice place, nice people, good location My family and I were in town for a medical conference and we thought the hotel was clean, comfortable, and located conveniently to many food places and stores! The staff was very friendly and we will recommend this location to our friends in the area! July 24, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Purgatory - for those wanting a nice hotel See my comments before. Just a horrible time, from rude staff, dirty facilitates, un-operational facilities, to unacceptable phone calls from the front desk at 2am in the morning. I will never come here again, and will probably never stay at another Holiday Inn Express. July 15, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very clean and well maintained. Staff very helpful. Nice accommodations and excellent breakfast spread. July 15, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by First night great, Second night... Not Stayed there on Monday and had a great stay. Came back through Thursday and it was not good. First room the AC kept cutting off and on. The service lady says it was overheating. Had to call again to get room change. The next room smelled like an ashtray. Not happy when two rooms are bad. July 14, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Eggs Because I don't eat not real eggs....I always eat some hard boiled eggs. There were no hard boiled eggs to be found. July 13, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nice hotel - good for wedding prep/stay My bridesmaids and I got ready in the handicap access hotel room (the room they gave my sister) for my wedding. It was a huge room so 6 bridesmaids, a bride and a mother of the bride, the hairdresser and her assistant, plus some comers and goers were able to comfortably fit there. The bathroom light didn't work and they said it could not be fixed, as it was not the bulb(?!) so they brought up a full length mirror we could put by the window which was helpful. Breakfast was decent. Hotel was a little pricey but it's Branford, CT. My husband and I stayed in suite 201 which was beautiful! July 10, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Courteous and considerate staff We visit this hotel often and are always pleased with the reception of the staff to our needs and the comfortable accommodations. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting this area. July 9, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by I thought breakfast was at 6:30 I've stayed here numerous times, and this is the first time I really experienced a problem. Unfortunately, there were a few issues: 1.) The pillow cases on the bed stated that the pillows were either firm, or soft. They were all the same (soft.) I didn't tell them when I figured that out, but I guess I should have. 2.) Air conditioner never brought the temp down in the room, and it leaked water. Mentioned when I checked out, and they refunded part of my stay - Thanks! 3.) If breakfast starts at 6:30, please have it ready by then. Each day, the lady never had the pancakes ready until after 7. It seemed like she wouldn't set it up (or even get it to "warm up") until a number of people asked for them. Other than that, the other choices were fine. Ohhhh,.. did you folks change to smaller coffee cups? They seemed smaller than last time, Everyone on the property was nice and friendly, and that's always nice about this place, and one of the main reasons I stay at this location. July 7, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great food and a clean ciear pool A great experience from beginning to end. A bit of traffic the last couple of miles before reaching the Inn. Once arriving the room, bed, bath and breakfast were all great. Price was also very fair. Steve from MA. July 7, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great place to stay Everyone was friendly. The beds were very comfortable and the Breakfast was great. Will definitely use Holiday Inn Express in the future. June 26, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Staff The staff were very helpful and made us feel at home. They were responsive to any concerns. June 24, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Beautiful facility!! Staff was super friendly, from the front desk to the maintenance man!!(never had a maintenance staff member ask about my stay!!) Sleep was awesome and I love to pillow variety!! June 21, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Night supervisor, Omar Having been gone all day and returning @ 9:15 PM exhausted, opened our room to find it untouched since our departure @ 8:15 AM. After calling Front Desk, Omar appeared shortly, apologized and in a few minutes with 2 staff and changed both beds and left clean bathroom towels. I advised that this inconvenience and delay in our bedtime should entitle us to "no charge" for our 5th night stay. The invoice left under our door overnight, did not reflect our request but the following morning, finding Omar and discussing the unacceptable invoice, Omar promptly and with complete courtesy produced a revised and acceptable invoice. Obviously, Omar is a competent and valuable employee and we very much appreciated his kind attention to our request. June 18, 2014
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