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Holiday Inn Express Branford/New Haven

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All reviewspool and hot tubnew havenmain streetbreakfast buffetrooms are largestayed at the holiday innvery nice hotelthird floorbiscuits and gravyattending a weddingwalls are very thinthe general manageryogurtstayed here for one nightthe breakfast areafront desk staffpleasant stay
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reviewing this chain hotel is a bit like reviewing McDonald’s. They all deliver certain standards and hardly ever totally fail. But, also hardly ever you feel that you had something special. I thought of giving this hotel a three star rating but the price was...More

Thank Jaatinen
Response from HIEXBranford, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Branford/New HavenResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Jaatinen, Thank You for providing your feedback! I am sincerely sorry to hear about the disturbances you experienced during your stay with us. I would like to discuss the matter further with you, Can I ask that you contact me at a time that...More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This place was completely redone since the last time I stayed there. Brand new, sparkling clean and very comfortable. Pool is too small for laps, but great for kids. Breakfast is typical of the chain's offerings. (I like the pancakes.) I'll stay here every time...More

Thank Maureen4664
Reviewed 11 January 2018

I called about booking a block for a wedding. They had their sales dept call me back. They wanted me to sign a contract that said I would commit to 90% of the hotels in my block being booked, also with a 30% deposit down...More

Thank caseyhoffman25
Response from Kathleen B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Branford/New HavenResponded 13 January 2018

Casey, The property has recently had a change in management and our policies in regards to room blocks have changed. I would love for you to contact the hotel so that I can go over the new policies with you and hopefully set up your...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Couldn't make it to the hotel because of a blizzard (actually, a bomb cyclone, to be specific). Booked through travelocity and the hotel would not let me cancel by calling them directly or when travelocity tried to help me cancel. Charged me for 1 room...More

Thank SusanTurtles
Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Branford/New HavenResponded 23 January 2018

Dear SusanTurtles, Thank you for leaving us a feedback. Providing excellent customer service is one of the things we pride ourselves in and we are sorry to read that the level of service received surrounding your cancellation request caused your inconvenience. We take comments such...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Located in Branford, New Haven. Free parking. Three storey hotel. Quick check in. Includes breakfast and Wi-Fi. Clean rooms. 10 minutes from the train station. 20 mins drive to Yale University. Good value. Pleasant staff.

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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US$118 - US$211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Price range
US$118 - US$211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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16 October 2014|
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Response from HIEXBranford | Property representative |
We offer a 10% discount for AAA when available. The Hanlon/Lezama wedding block cut off has past.
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"Ask for a upper floor room away from an elevator"
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"King executive suite was very spacious"
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"The walls are paper thin so I don't know what to recommend."
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"Ask for a room away from the pool and lobby to avoid noise."
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