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"Stylish high-rise hotel in vibrant Croydon close to shops and with fast trains to Gatwick Airport"
Holiday Inn Express London – Croydon is a modern high-rise hotel close to East Croydon station which has fast trains to Central London and Gatwick Airport.
Each guest room is designed to be a spacious home-from-home with high-speed internet and a 26-inch flat-screen TV. Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and coffee and adjust the air conditioning as they desire. Rooms on the upper floors have superb views over South London. Services and amenities available in guest rooms include flat-screen TV, desk with a lamp, desk-level electrical outlets and adaptors, phone with voicemail and fax, high-speed internet and tea and coffee-making equipment. Bathrooms have hairdryers. Connecting rooms are available and cribs can be supplied for babies. The windows are double glazed and there is air conditioning.
Other facilities available include an iron and ironing board and sofa-beds. As well as standard guest rooms there are also executive club level rooms and suites for extra space and luxury. Services offered at the hotel include housekeeping, dry cleaning and laundry. There is an ice machine and safety deposit box available at the front desk.
"Ideal choice for those doing business and arranging conferences or functions"
Guests can get down to business in the hotel’s eight meeting rooms, which are on the 10th floor and have inspiring views. As well as natural lighting, they have wireless internet. Conference packages are great value and include complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits. The Croydon offices of Nestlé, BT and the Home Office are close to Holiday Inn Express London – Croydon and there are many other thriving companies in the area. The hotel’s business centre offers copying, a courier service, email and internet, fax facilities, computers and printers.
Great for networking, guests can meet and mingle over drinks in Holiday Inn Express London - Croydon's sociable Lobby Bar. The hotel is happy to cater for functions and business events including meeting breakfasts, hot buffet lunches, sandwiches and finger food.
Every morning a complimentary buffet breakfast is served for all guests at the hotel, with such things as freshly baked croissants, sausages and scrambled egg. The hotel has a relaxing lounge/bar with a plasma TV, next to the Great Room where the free breakfast is served. A vending area provides snacks and soft drinks 24 hours a day, and also has WI-FI access. There are several excellent restaurants very close to the hotel, so there is no shortage of places to eat and drink.
The hotel offers gym, swimming pool, sauna and spa facilities in partnership with Virgin Active. Virgin is a two-minute walk from the hotel and guests over 18 can use the facilities.
Croydon High Street has major shops and department stores, such as Allders and House of Fraser, and there are large shopping centres including the Whitgift Centre, Centrale Shopping Centre and The Drummond Centre nearby. Croydon's international restaurants are just steps from the hotel, from Portuguese tapas at Galicia to contemporary Indian cuisine at Khyber. For entertainment, Fairfield Halls concert venue and the Ashcroft Theatre are walking distance from the hotel. Croydon has a choice of cinemas and nightclubs.
"Transport connections to Central London, the City and Gatwick Airport"
East Croydon and West Croydon stations are both a 10-minute walk from the hotel. They are in Travelcard Zone 5 and offer trains to London Bridge, St Pancras and Victoria stations in Central London. From East Croydon you can get a fast train to Gatwick Airport. Trams stop close to the hotel and can take you directly to East Croydon station as well as to other parts of Croydon and South London. West Croydon station is on the London Overground, offering a direct service to East London. Croydon is also easy to get to by road via the M23/A23, which connect with the M25. The hotel has limited parking but has negotiated a discount at Q-Parks, three minutes walk from the hotel.