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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites London Downtown

8.5 | Very Good
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Well-liked and comfortable downtown London hotel with free breakfast and free Wi-Fi

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers praised the food and selection at the free breakfast
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers found the hotel well located for exploring downtown on foot
Cons
  • A couple of reviewers noted noise transfer
  • Parking is $11 per day
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Jan 6, 2015
Overview
This hotel is situated in downtown London, among business offices, shops and restaurants. There are several popular attractions within an 11-minute walk, including the Budweiser Gardens, the Museum of London, the Grand Theatre and the Covent Gardens Farmers' Market. Offering suites with full kitchens and on-site laundry, this property is well suited for guests looking for extended-stay accommodations.

All rooms are smoke free and include a TV with pay-per-view movies, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and individual climate control. Some rooms at this hotel also include a sofabed, while extended-stay suites also include a full kitchen and a separate living room. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel, while free wired Internet is available at the on-site business centre only.

A free hot breakfast buffet is served from 6 am to 9:30 am on weekdays and from 7 am to 10 am on weekends. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant.

Self-parking is available on site for an additional fee of $11 per day. Other on-site amenities include a fitness centre, a business centre, meeting and event space, a guest laundry facility, dry cleaning service, a 24-hour front desk, safe deposit boxes, luggage storage and ice/vending machines. Pets are not permitted at this property.

Western Fair Entertainment Centre, which offers live harness racing and an OLG Slots casino, is a 5-minute drive away. The University of Western Ontario is 8 minutes away by car, while Fanshawe Pioneer Village is a 20-minute drive away. 

The London International Airport (YXU) is 15 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on May 28, 2014: In-room amenities, wheelchair accessibility, pet policy, free Wi-Fi, dining details, parking details, recreational facilities and on-site amenities.

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The Good
Many guests seemed genuinely pleased with their stay at this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis, and several aspects of the property were praised.

The rooms were often described as clean and generally comfortable, while several reviewers found their rooms spacious and the beds comfortable. A couple of guests found the rooms quiet, but some other reviewers did not (see below).

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly, welcoming and efficient service.

Many guests praised the food and selection at the free breakfast.

Several reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.

Several guests found the hotel well located for exploring downtown London on foot.
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The Bad
There were very few concerns or complaints found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, while some guests found their rooms quiet, a couple of other reviewers were disturbed by noise from the halls.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #18 out of 42 hotels in London, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 134 reviews.

Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.2 out of 5, with 95% of 192 guests recommending the property.

The author called the hotel on May 28, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.5
Very Good
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14 / out of 32
hotels in London

Rated 8.5/10 based on 1475 reviews

Ranked #14 out of 32 hotels in London

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Map Marker Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites London Downtown
374 Dundas Street, London, ON