Holiday Inn Express Cambridge

Holiday Inn Express CambridgeA great base for business and leisure travellers alike, this stylish, contemporary hotel is ideally located just 2.5 km east of Cambridge’s historic city centre. A modern and comfortable hotel, offering refreshing simplicity, free car parking and excellent value for money, the Holiday Inn Express is the perfect choice for your short break in Cambridge. In the evenings, you can relax in the hotel’s licensed bar, or enjoy a meal in the restaurant (please note that the kitchen offers a limited menu at weekends). A breakfast with 2 hot items is served every morning. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.


Our Cambridge hotel boasts air conditioning in all rooms and is in a convenient location for business and leisure travellers alike, offering competitively priced room rates. Our rooms are equipped with all common facilities. The rooms can accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 children. We also offer non-smoking rooms, and wheelchair accessible rooms .

Hotel details

The hotel has 3 meeting rooms for up to 50 delegates, featuring natural daylight and equipped with air conditioning.

General information

Rating : 3 stars
Size : 100 rooms
Currency : GBP


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers
  • Garden
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Free Parking
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Heating
  • Luggage Storage
  • Gay Friendly
  • Airconditioning


  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Internet Services
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN


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Food & Beverages

Breakfast is available Monday to Friday from 06:30 to 09:30 and on Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays from 07:00 to 11:00. The restaurant serves dinner from 18:00 to 22:00 Monday to Thursday, and a limited menu service is available at weekends. A snack menu is available on weekends.


Wireless Internet Hotspot is available in public areas and is free of charge.  Wi-fi is available in the hotel rooms and charges are applicable. 


Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). 


Pets are not allowed. 

Location & area


15/17 Coldhams Park, Norman Way, Off Coldhams Lane
CB1 3LH Cambridge

Travel information

From M11, Junction 11: - Leave the M11 at junction 11. - At the roundabout, take the third exit onto the A1309 (Hauxton Rd), signed Cambridge. - At the second junction, turn right onto the A1134 (Long Road). - Continue over the A1307 and onto Queen Edith's Way. - Take the first exit at the next roundabout onto Mowbray Road. - Continue straight over the next 2 roundabouts, then take the third exit at the third roundabout into Coldhams Lane (Sainsbury's). - Continue under the railway bridge, then, at the traffic lights by Toyota garage, turn right into Norman Way. - The hotel is at the bottom of the road. From M11, Junction 14: - Leave the M11 at junction 14. - Join the A14(T), signed Newmarket. - Leave the A14 at junction 34. - Join the B1047 towards Cambridge. - Turn right onto the A1134, Barnwell Road. - Take the first exit at the next roundabout into Coldhams Lane (Sainsbury's). - Continue under the railway bridge, then, as above.

Area information

Just over 2 km from the hotel, you will find 3 colleges of the University of Cambridge (King's, Trinity and Queen's), the Round Church and the Botanic Garden, as well as punting on the River Cam, the Fitzwilliam Museum, and the Cambridge & County Folk Museum.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 16:00 on the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the first night will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Buffet breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding.  All children under 2 years stay free of charge for cots.  All older children or adults are charged GBP 30 per night per person for extra beds.  Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2.  Maximum capacity of babycots in a room is 1. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy