Holiday Inn Express Boston-Waltham

385 Winter Street2451WalthamUSA

About Holiday Inn Express Boston-Waltham

Holiday Inn Express Boston-Waltham is a business hotel ten miles from downtown at Route 128 and I-95.

The air conditioned rooms provide ensuite, hair dryer, flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, desk, phone, microwave, refrigerator, tea and coffee maker, ironing set and daily housekeeping. Adjoining rooms are also available.

The pet friendly, smoke free hotel offers 24-hour front desk, free parking, business center, fitness center, discount off-site fitness center, laundry facilities, dry cleaning service, front desk safe, ice machine, ATM and free, limited-hours shuttle within three miles of the hotel.

There's a free Express Start Breakfast buffet with hot and cold items. Other restaurants are within walking and driving distance.

Holiday Inn Express Boston-Waltham is near Forefront Convention Center and Conference Center at Waltham Woods. It's also close to Boston attractions such as Quincy Market, Freedom Trail, TD Garden, Boston College, MIT, Harvard, Bentley University and Bradeis University.


385 Winter Street, 2451, Waltham, MA, USA
Telephone: +1(781)8902800 | Fax: +1(781)8901021 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Nightclub
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Deaf accessibility equipment
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Free Breakfast: One of the Better Ones

For people who travel at hotels, they mentioned that the free breakfast served here is one of the better ones offered. Comments ranged from it was adequate and suited their purpose to even tasty with a nice mix of options.

Helpful Staff Ready to Serve

The breakfast staff does a good job of keeping things moving, according to guests. Visitors also mentioned that the front desk of helpful when it comes to offering directions or making suggestions of how to avoid commuter traffic. Housekeeping also received kudos for a job well done.

Nice Business Escape

For those looking to avoid family fun and need a quiet location, several guests mentioned that this location is ideal. According to guests, although they are welcome, you won't find many children or families here since it caters more to Boston business clientele.

Negative Reviews

Malfunction Odds and Ends

Some visitors replied that their hot water turned cold or the toilet flushed to loud. Others mentioned that the exhaust fans in the bathrooms didn't work. Another guests had issues with their hair dryer. Overall, most guests had a pleasant stay; free from maintenance issues.

Mattress Gives Too Much

A few guests mentioned that the beds were a bit springy and soft for their liking. For the most part, visitors didn't have an issue with the beds and found them to be comfortable.

No Issues Reported

So far, no recent negative opinion has been expressed by guests about this hotel.

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