Holiday Inn Express London - Watford Junction

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The hotel is located 1 minute from Watford Junction Train Station, just off the A412, with close connections to the M25 and M1 motorways. It is a quiet oasis serving the town centre with direct access to Watford and Wembley, and fast train services into London Euston Station. There are shopping oppo...

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The hotel is located 1 minute from Watford Junction Train Station, just off the A412, with close connections to the M25 and M1 motorways. It is a quiet oasis serving the town centre with direct access to Watford and Wembley, and fast train services into London Euston Station. There are shopping opportunities nearby and Watford Football Club is about 2 km away. The airports of Luton, Heathrow, London City and Stansted are about 28 km, 36 km, 54 km and 73 km away, respectively. This modern accommodation is perfect for business and leisure guests. The hotel consists of a total of 98 en suite room...

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Check-in starts at: 15:00

Check-out ends at: 11:00

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several
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No rollaway / extra beds availableThe establishment is cleaned with disinfectant productsThe establishment confirms that it is implementing additional measures in the area of customer safetyThe establishment confirms that it is implementing additional measures in the field of cleaningNon-smoking establishmentLaundry24 hour receptionFree wireless internetFrequently touched surfaces are disinfectedDry cleaning / laundry servicesWheelchair access (there may be some limitations)Coffee / tea in common areasParking (limited spaces)In-room accessibilityMultilingual teamFree breakfastShower room adapted for wheelchairsBar / LoungeWheelchair accessible bathroomEnjoy recreation amenities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a garden. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, a communal living room, and tourTake advantage of recreation opportunities such as a lazy river or take in the view from a rooftop terrace and a garden. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet accesTake in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and gift shops/newsstands. This hotel also features tour/ticket assistance, a picnic area, and Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as bicycles to rent or take in the view from a rooftop terrace and a garden. Additional features at this hostel include complimentary wireless Internet Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.Make use of convenient amenities, which include complimentary wireless Internet access and a television in a common area.After a day on the slopes, enjoy recreational amenities, which include a sauna. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding seAfter a day on the slopes, enjoy recreational amenities, which include a sauna. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding se

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100% Recommend

Reviewed 10 november, 2021

We travelled and spent the night after a wonderful visit to the WB Studios for The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour. The hotel was clean, staff were very friendly. Very family feel, lots of families with young children assuming this is due to the HP studios not being too far away. Excellent location. Train station behind for those who want to travel to London city. We checked in late and decided to stay on site for our evening meal. I ordered the Rump steak which was excellent. Breakfast was also amazing! Would definitely recommend and return.

531danep

Cleanliness not to a high standard

Reviewed 1 november, 2021

Cleanliness was not up to the high standard as advertised all around the hotel. One of the “clean” towels in the bathroom was solid! Did ask to speak to the manager at the time we were checking out, the excuse given is we handle thousands of towels per day and get the odd mouldy one. It certainly wasn’t mouldy. Given we was a family of 3, only 2 cups were in the room & only enough tea/coffee/sugar for 1 drink. We checked in late so wasn’t able to park on site, the evening staff at check in was very helpful & even came outside in the rain to direct us to alternate parking. Is a great base for having visited Harry Potter studios, also local to the train station.

Diddle1983

Disappointed!

Reviewed 30 october, 2021

This is our fourth time visiting the hotel; the previous occasions were to visit the Harry Potter Studio tour but this time we used it as a base to explore London. The location of the hotel is good; right by the train station. Parking is limited, and the car park itself is extremely tight for space. I must say, the hotel has gone downhill since our first visit 5 years ago, when it was relatively new. We were given a small, corner room on arrival (for 2 adults and 3 kids with a travel cot). We did complain about this, and were moved despite the staff claiming all rooms were the same size, which is not the case as the second room was nearly twice the size. The room itself was in need of a good clean, carpets were stained and the smell wasn’t particularly nice either. When I asked for an extra pillow for the travel cot, I was told they didn’t have any extra pillows and, in the staffs own words, we had been given ‘our allocation’ which I have never known before. Luckily, another staff member said they would bring one up, which they did, although it was half the size of a normal sized one. Breakfast was chaos, and I do feel like they could introduce a booking system as it feels like a free for all and not a pleasant experience. This will most definitely be our last visit to this hotel, which is a shame as the location is very convenient. I do feel the staff could be a bit friendlier and hospitable, and more helpful. It’s a shame as we have enjoyed our previous visits to this hotel.

Jon_V227131

Decent

Reviewed 15 october, 2021

Well it was easy to find. Very limited parking. Very clean inside. Reception were ok but not very cheery. They didnt have the travel cot I requested, but found one, which my mrs found a wooden skewer in, which could have been dangerous. Family room was very large inside and appeared very clean. Breakfast was decent with plenty of variety. On the whole cant complain, plus its not far to harry potter from there

seamanuk

Perfect 1 Night Stay with Breakfast and Paid Parking

Reviewed 16 september, 2021

Small car park around the back of the building £7 per night. Tight parking spaces. Paid and registered at reception. Hotel 2 miles away from Harry Potter Studios; about 45-50 minutes walk, or 10-15 minutes drive. Breakfast/Bar/Restaurant area on ground floor near reception. Breakfast 06:30 - 09:30 AM. Continental breakfast, plus bacon, eggs, sausages, and beans. Gluten-free bread and cereal, and soy milk available upon request. Tea/coffee stations in room. Also kettle/hairdryer/iron. Stayed in room 415. View overlooking the main road, and driveway. Quiet when window shut. Hand wash, shower gel / shampoo from a dispenser fixed to the wall, no lotions etc. Water pressure in shower adequate. Room just enough space, clean and smelled nice. Comfortable nights sleep. 2 lifts from lobby to hotel room floor; both worked. Room key card needed to activate lifts from entrance. In room WIFI with password from reception. Good signal. Hand sanitizing station around communal areas. Staff wore masks. Very knowledgeable staff at reception (Justyna). Hotel located just off main street, less than 5 minutes walking distance to takeaways and pubs. Also about 1 mile away from a leisure center / shopping center so encountered a bit of standstill traffic in getting there. Close to a train station if arriving that way. Overall, would recommend and would stay there again.

AnnaBelle0904