Holiday Inn Express Amiens
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Book in the totally renovated city-centre Holiday Inn Express Amiens hotel to stay close to Amiens rail station and the Somme battlefields. SNCF mainline trains to Paris and Calais take an hour from Amiens station, 50 metres from the city-centre Holiday Inn Express Amiens. Stay with us and keep in touch with the office using complimentary wireless Internet in your welcoming Guest room and all public areas. Our continental complimentary buffet breakfast buffet is stacked with cheese, ham and croissants, and will set you up for a day exploring the World War I battlefields nearby.
It's easy to stay in touch with complimentary wireless Internet in your homely Guest room. Complimentary Espresso Machine will keep you refreshed while you flick through 61 channels on the TV with Canl Plus, BBC CNN and Many others as BeIn Sport. Safety Box in each room
You can pay your respects at moving memorials in the countryside sites of the Somme battlefields, starting 20km away. In Amiens, the ornate Notre-Dame d'Amiens cathedral, under 200 metres away, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Pick up a City Pass and explore Jules Verne's house and the Picardie Museum, both 2 minutes' stroll from Holiday Inn Express Amiens, go for a Golf Course, assist Horse Races at the Hippodrome. We're just 10 minutes from your meetings at Procter and Gamble, and from Ajinomoto Eurolysine at Espace Industriel Nord. Invite up to 60 colleagues to our meeting room with wireless Internet. Budget airlines will jet you into Paris Beauvais Airport, 62km away.
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A good place to stay
Stay Date: 12/2017, Marek T wrote this review.
This is a standard Holiday Inn Express hotel. No dinners, just a pre-cooked meal in a jar in case of late arrival but there are many restaurants within 10 min walk, breakfast is good despite not that many options offered. Receptionists do speak Engl… See more
This is a standard Holiday Inn Express hotel. No dinners, just a pre-cooked meal in a jar in case of late arrival but there are many restaurants within 10 min walk, breakfast is good despite not that many options offered. Receptionists do speak English but not always as good as needed which may result in a difficult situation. Else, it still as good as i come the third time... Collapse
Perfect for a weekend visit to Amiens
Stay Date: 12/2017, admf2 wrote this review.
We stayed here for 2 nights whilst visiting Amiens for a short break. What a pleasant surprise! Couldn't really have asked for more from a Holiday Inn Express and I would certainly recommend this hotel based on our experience. As I have no real co… See more
We stayed here for 2 nights whilst visiting Amiens for a short break. What a pleasant surprise! Couldn't really have asked for more from a Holiday Inn Express and I would certainly recommend this hotel based on our experience. As I have no real complaint I will talk you through some key points of our experience and the hotels location and hopefully pass on some useful information. Firstly, we arrived late at night from the UK. We are often worried when doing this at a hotel we haven't used before that we won't be able to find a parking space. Even more so in the centre of a town that is holding a large Christmas market. We needn't have worried. There is a very large underground car park - at least 2 floors underground but maybe even 3 floors.The spaces are a bit tight, as are some of the corners but this is no worse than any of the many other french hotel car parks I have used. The rate is very reasonable too at 7Euros per 24hours. It is also worth noting that the car park appears to be independent and not part of the hotel, but regardless of this we experienced no problems and saw nothing untoward. Check-in was seamless - the receptionist couldn't have been better or friendlier and had us checked in in a matter of moments and we were away to our 3rd floor room. The room was the standard HIEx offering - very clean, comfortable, large bed with a nice bathroom and powerful shower. The room had a coffee machine and good heating which we were very grateful for when the temperature was -3 outside. Breakfast - again the standard Holiday Inn Express offering - a continental breakfast with plenty of choice included with every single room including the option of cooking yourself a boiled egg. Very well managed and tables were quickly cleared as people left. Although it was busy both days we had no problem getting a table and nothing had been allowed to run out. I have read reviews about there only being one person to manage the breakfast, reception and bar - this for the most part is true but they do an excellent job of it. Location - This really is one of the highlights of this hotel. You couldn't ask for a better location whether you are arriving by car or train. The railway station is just a couple of minutes walk (next door). The centre of Amiens is also on the doorstep. At the time we went the Christmas Market was on (until January I think) and we stepped out of the hotel and across the street to the left was the big wheel at the start of the Christmas market. There are more bars, restaurants and eateries within walking distance than you could ever need. All in all this is an excellent hotel. If a Holiday Inn Express is your sort of accommodation then this is a solid example of one and I can only recommend it. Collapse
We were just unlucky!
Stay Date: 10/2017, aliasclint wrote this review.
Amiens is not a place which I think I would want to visit often and is one where I have never been before but I was en route from Calais to Nice and it was a reasonable night stop location. Being an IHG member I tend to look for the IHG hotels. This… See more
Amiens is not a place which I think I would want to visit often and is one where I have never been before but I was en route from Calais to Nice and it was a reasonable night stop location. Being an IHG member I tend to look for the IHG hotels. This hotel is in the middle of town and really it is in a rather difficult place to access - you need to keep your wits about you because of the mad drivers and the day we went there were road works blocking off routes all over the city. It was mayhem. Anyway the hotel itself does have its own parking, again quite difficult to access. It is a typical Holiday Inn Express. I felt the young man who booked me in was rather surly - indeed I found that no one in this city seemed able to crack a smile. We really drew the short straw because we were put on the fourth floor along with a school group of sorts - sad to say from England. We probably had the worst night I have ever spent in a hotel. The youngsters were drinking in the corridor; smoking on ther balcony and they had notes on their doors suggesting that "visitors were welcome". It was like a brothel. We went to bed circa 10 pm and they continued to "party" and bang around all night. At 3 am enough was enough. We had people actually banging on our door. We called reception. They already seemed to be aware of the problem but happily the noise stopped shortly after - that is until about 5 am when it started again and people once again started banging on doors, including ours. I cannot deny that it was actually intimidating. When we came out for breakfast a man was there who turned out to be the deputy manager and I told him what a terrible time we had had. He was clearly pretty unhappy too and said that they had cases of beer in their rooms and were just causing trouble all the time. At breakfast their teachers were there and we made it clear what we thought. When we left we were quite gratified to be told that there would be no charge as compensation for the bad time we had had. Top marks to the deputy manager for this - we were going to ask for compensation but he beat us to it. I don't knock any marks off for their behaviour as they did their best to put it right but I think they could have thrown these people out. I must apologise to the hotel for the fact that it was a British group which was responsibled for this appalling behaviour. It made me ashamed to feel they were of the same nationality as us. A load of teenage louts who frankly should not be allowed out on the street. As regards the other aspects of the hotel, the breakfast was okay - I have had better but at least I could boil my own eggs which I liked doing. I can't say I have fond memories of this city. Collapse
Stay Date: 10/2017, Lizc365 wrote this review.
We stayed here for 3 nights this weekend. Very convenient, right next to the station, underground parking a 3 minute walk away (7E for 24 hours) , across from all the shops, only a short walk to the Cathedral and lots of restaurants, cafe's. The hote… See more
We stayed here for 3 nights this weekend. Very convenient, right next to the station, underground parking a 3 minute walk away (7E for 24 hours) , across from all the shops, only a short walk to the Cathedral and lots of restaurants, cafe's. The hotel has a Continental breakfast which was ample, is very clean and had an extremely comfortable bed. It's also of course well situated for the Somme... Collapse
Convenient by car or train
Stay Date: 05/2017, InM81 wrote this review.
Great location, so accessible next to station with carpark underneath. Also easy to return to as tower across the street gives an immediate marker. Short walk to that vast eclectic run of restaurants on the banks of the Somme. Super clean rooms, a bi… See more
Great location, so accessible next to station with carpark underneath. Also easy to return to as tower across the street gives an immediate marker. Short walk to that vast eclectic run of restaurants on the banks of the Somme. Super clean rooms, a bit on the small side as expected but well fitted out and very quiet for city centre. Well run breakfast room with ample choice and promptly cleaned tables. A pleasant surprise overall. Collapse
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