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Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Rhoose
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Excellent Hotel Catering For All Needs!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

We stopped over night for the rugby. Staff were very helpful and multi task the reception and bar.
Rooms were modern, clean and perfect for a good overnight stay.
Even though you are right next to the airport you cannot hear a single plane! Super thick double glazing!
Breakfast was very basic but did the job for what we needed. Parking is free and there are bus stops right outside the hotel. Highly recommend the Cardiff Express bus into city centre!

  • Stayed October 2013
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Holiday Inn Exp... M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport, responded to this review, 28 October 2013
Dear Sir/Madam,
Thank you very much for your lovely comments and high scores.
I am very happy to read that all facilities offered have been to your satisfaction and that the staff were helpfull and friendly.
I hope we will be able to welcome you back in the near future.
Kind Regards,
Jessica Gresens
Deputy GM
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Leigh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for a full week due to work and it was very handy location wise.
The check in was quick and the service was very good by friendly staff.
The room was rather basic to be honest, although the TV was much larger than most hotels my company puts me in...and the power shower was also welcome.

The menu wasn't brilliant, and the food wasn't either. I tried 3 different meals over the week and decided to order Chinese on the 4th night...!

All in all, it wasn't too bad and I can see it being very good if also using the airport as the shuttle buses drop you door to door.


Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Thank Kenny G
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Holiday Inn Exp... M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport, responded to this review, 28 October 2013
Dear Sir,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience regarding your recent stay here on tripadvisor.
I would like to take this oppurtunity to apologize that the meals you have had were not to your satisfaction. Would you be so kind to get in touch with me under deputy@exhicardiffairport.co.uk to discuss which issues you have had with the evening meals.
Thank you very much in advance.
Jessica Gresens
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Wigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

Brief visit in that area for family and business reasons. Very large large car park. Quiet rooms. The free weak internet reception was intermittent. Faster stronger internet was expensive to me, approx. £7 per day I believe. Should be free these days. Would definitely stay next time in this area. Good breakfast but evening meals seemed quite expensive but I chose not to eat here so quality and quantity were untried.

Room Tip: Some rooms overlook landing strip although excellent soundproofing means no disturbance from noise.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Thank TaffWigan
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Holiday Inn Exp... M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport, responded to this review, 28 October 2013
Dear Sir,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience regarding your recent stay here on tripadvisor.
We are resolving the interet capacity at the moment so hopefully you will notice a difference the next time you are staying with us. I am glad that you have found the rooms to be quiet and the breakfast to be good.
I am very happy that we will be able to welcome you back in the future.
Kind Regards,
Jessica Gresens
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

We stayed at the hotel prior to an early morning flight to the States with Aer Lingus. We had booked a park and fly package and requested a ground floor room. Although the rooms are basic (but in a good way) they were well equipped, clean, comfy bed, huge flat screen tv and the service was excellent. Due to our early flight we only had the continental breakfast, but it was very good. The free shuttle to the airport was also excellent going to and from the airport. The cost of this hotel is not much more than paying for parking and it is amazing value. We didnt eat at the hotel in the evening but there appeared to be alot of people eating and drinking in the bar area and from what we could see the food looked good. I would highly recommend this hotel and we will definately be staying again.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank BUSTYBREEZER
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Holiday Inn Exp... M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport, responded to this review, 25 October 2013
Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience regarding your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport.
I am so happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that your holiday started and ended hassle free, It is really nice to hear that all services and facilities have been to your satisfaction,
Thank you very much for recommending us to family and friends and I do hope we will be able to welcome you back in the near future,
Kind Regards,
Jessica Gresens
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013 via mobile

This would be an absolutely fine hotel for a quick overnight airport stay. We were there for two nights for a wedding and then a flight from Cardiff, and - understandably - it was not necessarily geared up for a two-night stay and lots of luggage. But it was spotless, clean and convenient. Despite the stated timetable, the bus from Cardiff no longer stops at the hotel, despite driving past it twice, which is irritating, but not the hotel's fault.

Stayed October 2013
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Thank Keith C
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Holiday Inn Exp... M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport, responded to this review, 25 October 2013
Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you very much for sharing your experience regarding your recent stay here on tripadvisor.
I am glad that you have found the hotel to be clean, spotless and convenient and I apologize that you found the hotel not to be suitable for a longer stay.
I hope we will be able to welcome you back in the near future.
Kind Regards,
Jessica Gresens
Deputy GM
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Aberdare, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

We had an overnight stay here before early morning flight. Rooms clean and bed very comfortable lovely shower room. Had a meal in the evening very tasty and very large portions quite a nice lounge to sit and have a drink. Great choice for breakfast. Had the shuttle to the airport and pick up on return excellent service no problems all went well. Will definitely use again good value for overnight stay and weeks parking.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank FifiGriff12
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Holiday Inn Exp... M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport, responded to this review, 25 October 2013
Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience regarding your recent stay here on tripadvisor.
I am very happy to read that all facilities and services offered during your stay have been to your satisfaction and we were able to provide you with a hassle free stay.
I am glad that you will be using us in the future for your accomodation needs and we are looking forward to welcome you back.
Kind Regards,
Jessica Gresens
Deputy GM
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Coggeshall, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

Stayed here for two nights with thirty plus assorted relatives and friends for my son's wedding at Fonmon Castle. Prior to arranging a block booking we had visited several hotels in the area and were impressed by the cleanliness. It's a HIE so you get what it says on the tin, what made it stand out was the helpful and friendly attitude from everyone we came into contact with from first visit right through to the block booking and the actual stay. Everything ran smoothly and to plan. We also arranged to have a hot buffet on the Friday night and this worked out really well. All the staff on duty were great. Special thanks to the guys on reception/bar duty on Friday as they were kept busy. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone looking to accommodate a large group

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank June S
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Holiday Inn Exp... M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport, responded to this review, 16 October 2013
Dear Madam,

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your comments regarding your recent stay here oin tripadvisor.
I am very happy that you and your guest have enjoyed yourselves staying with us and everything ran smoothly and to plan. I am so glad that we were able to contribute to a lovely wedding weekend and that all members of staff made you feel welcomed and were helpful in fullfilling your needs.
Thank you again for your nice comments and I do hope that we will be able to welcome you back in the future.
Kind Regards,
Jessica Gresens
Deputy GM
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Property: Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport
Address: Port Road, Rhoose CF62 3BT, Wales
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Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Vale of Glamorgan > Rhoose
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Rhoose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 111
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Just two minutes from Cardiff International Airport and 10 miles from the Cardiff City Centre, our clean modern hotel is all you need for your business or leisure needs. We offer an inclusive continental breakfast with three hot items as well as a free shuttle service to Cardiff Airport. ... more   less 
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