Where to Stay Near Heathrow Airport: ibis Styles London Heathrow Airport Review
If you’re looking for a hotel near London Heathrow, consider staying at the ibis Styles London Heathrow Airport. When researching places to stay near Heathrow, ibis Styles London Heathrow immediately caught my attention. The nightly rate was reasonable and with free breakfast and complimentary bus service to/from the airport, booking a stay here was a no brainer.
Staying at a hotel that offers amenities like free parking, airport shuttle service, and breakfast is always a great way to save money when traveling.
Since I was flying out to Austria the next day, ibis Styles London was convenient especially since I wanted to stay close to the airport. However, the hotel is pretty far from Central London. If you want to go sightseeing in London, plan for an hour tube ride into the city.
Want the full scope on this hotel? Here is my review of the ibis Styles London Heathrow Airport Hotel.
Ibis Styles London Heathrow
Where to stay near London Heathrow Airport?
ibis Styles London Heathrow is a design economy hotel with decor inspired by aviation. Located in Harlington, the hotel has 153 rooms with a variety of room options available for all types of travelers including solo travelers, business travelers, and families. Family rooms have one double bed and one sofa bed that sleeps two people.
Helpful Tip: For the best rates, book your hotel room early because prices increase the closer it gets to your stay.
How to get to ibis Styles London Heathrow Airport?
Getting to ibis Styles from Heathrow is easy.
ibis Styles is one of the hotels near Heathrow Airport with free shuttle service. From the airport, there is a free public bus that you can take from the Heathrow Central Bus Station (inside the airport) which drops you right in front of the hotel. By the way, the hotel is only three stops away.
From the hotel, you can also catch a free bus to Heathrow. All you have to do is cross the street and take any public bus heading to the airport. If you have any questions, be sure to ask the 24-hour reception desk at the hotel and when you board the bus, make sure that the bus is heading to Heathrow.
Alternatively, you can take a taxi which costs £ 10 one-way.
ibis London Heathrow Airport Hotel Address: 272 Bath Road, Harlington UB3 5AY England
Checking-in at ibis Styles London Heathrow was seamless. After providing my passport and credit card information, I was given my room key. The hostess was nice enough to let me into my room around 11:00 a.m., three hours before check-in. Bonus points for accommodating my early arrival!
By the way, at ibis Styles London Heathrow Airport, check-in starts at 2:00 p.m. and you can check out by noon.
The Queen Room
My double room was bright and colorful.
With a modern touch and a fun design, my room was clean and cozy. Since the hotel was quiet, I easily spent the day relaxing in my room.
My room had a flatscreen TV and a small desk that you could use while sitting on the bed.
The refreshment trolley, which also doubled as a nightstand offered complementary water, coffee, tea, and an electric kettle. Two thumbs up for hooking guests up with more free stuff.
The walk in shower was another plus.
In terms of Wi-Fi, the Internet was fast and I had no connectivity issues during my stay.
Helpful Tip: When traveling to London, don’t forget to bring an adapter. The power plugs and sockets in England are quite different from the U.S. and Canada.
Environmental Program at ibis Styles
If you’re staying at ibis for a few days, plan to reuse your towels to help save the environment.
When guests reuse their towels, the hotel uses those savings made on water and energy to plant trees throughout the UK. According to ibis, one tree is planted every minute.
Before catching my early morning flight to Austria, I grabbed breakfast at the hotel.
ibis Styles offers a complimentary all-you-can-eat continental breakfast buffet with hot coffee from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. during the weekdays and 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. during the weekends and bank holidays.
At breakfast, you can have cereal (lots of different types) pastries (yummy croissants), all types of cold cuts, boiled eggs, milk, juices, and fresh fruit.
Although there’s an additional charge for cooked food, trust me, you can have your fill of free food without reaching for your wallet.
Dining at Westcombe Restaurant
Another great reason to stay at ibis Styles London is that you don’t have to leave the hotel if you get hungry. The Westcombe Restaurant & Bar is located conveniently inside ibis Style London Heathrow Airport.
Although room service is not an option, the restaurant is open daily from 11:00 a.m. until 11 p.m.
Serving a variety of international cuisine, I ordered vegetarian samosas as an appetizer and a mixed leaf salad. My bill came out to £ 15 not including tip.
You can pay your bill with either a credit card or cash, however, just remember that if you want to leave a tip, you’ll have to tip in cash.
Would I stay at ibis Sytles London Heathrow Airport again?
Yes, I absolutely would. Not only is ibis Styles affordable but you get a lot of amenities like complimentary breakfast, free buses to/from the airport and free parking.
Conveniently located only a few minutes away from the airport, this is the perfect hotel for travelers looking for a comfortable value based hotel near Heathrow Airport.
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