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Holiday Inn Luton-South M1, Jct.9, an IHG Hotel

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Indoor pool
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In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board

Overview of Holiday Inn Luton-South M1, Jct.9, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Luton-South M1, Jct.9, an IHG Hotel

3.0 star property

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
London Road, Markyate, St Albans, England, AL3 8HH

Explore the area

  • AirportLondon (LTN-Luton)12 min drive
  • Popular LocationWarner Bros. Studio Tour London15 min drive
  • Popular LocationHatfield House20 min drive
  • Popular LocationKnebworth House25 min drive

Choose dates to view prices

Sorry, this property is temporarily unavailable Mon, 6 Dec - Fri, 31 Dec.

About this area

St Albans

In a rural area and near a train station, Holiday Inn Luton-South M1, Jct.9, an IHG Hotel is in an area with good airport proximity. The Snow Centre and Ashridge Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Warner Bros. Studio Tour London and Hertfordshire County Showground. Woodside Animal Farm and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Hertfordshire County Showground - 3 min drive
  • University of Bedfordshire - 9 min drive
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - 15 min drive
  • Hatfield House - 20 min drive
  • Knebworth House - 25 min drive

Getting around

  • Harpenden Station - 8 min drive
  • London (LTN-Luton) - 12 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • Borders Restaurant – Restaurant with a bar offering local cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare daily. Kids' menu available.
  • Starbucks – Open daily.

About this property

Holiday Inn Luton-South M1, Jct.9, an IHG Hotel

3-star eco-friendly hotel near Chiltern Hills
An indoor pool, a restaurant and a fitness centre are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a conference centre and a coffee shop/café are on-site. All 140 rooms provide conveniences such as sofa beds and coffee makers, plus in-room free WiFi and plasma TVs with digital channels. 24-hour room service, pillow menu and portable fans are among the other amenities available to guests. Housekeeping is available on request.
Holiday Inn Luton-South M1, Jct.9, an IHG Hotel offers 140 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch Plasma televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include portable fans and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness centre.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free extended parking on site
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking (free) on site
  • Electric car charging station on site

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–11 AM on weekends: GBP 14.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Sofa bed


  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Czech
  • English
  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Polish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference centre
  • Meeting rooms - 4


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Pillow menu
  • Portable fan
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Sofa bed


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bath combination


  • 32-inch plasma TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 6 December 2021 to 31 December 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 15.0 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 14.95 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
A car is recommended for transport to and from this property
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Holiday Inn Luton-South
Holiday Inn Luton-South M1
Holiday Inn Luton-South M1 Jct.9
Holiday Inn Luton-South M1 Jct.9 Hotel
Holiday Inn Luton-South M1 Jct.9 Hotel St Albans
Holiday Inn Luton-South M1 Jct.9 St Albans
Luton-South Holiday Inn
Luton M1, Jct 9, An Ihg
Holiday Inn Luton South M1 Jct.9
Holiday Inn Luton South M1 Jct.9 an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Luton-South M1, Jct.9, an IHG Hotel Hotel
Holiday Inn Luton-South M1, Jct.9, an IHG Hotel St Albans
Holiday Inn Luton-South M1, Jct.9, an IHG Hotel Hotel St Albans

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 81 out of 253 reviews
5 - Excellent 32%
Rating 4 - Good. 96 out of 253 reviews
4 - Good 38%
Rating 3 - Okay. 44 out of 253 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 21 out of 253 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 11 out of 253 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
The rooms were very tired looking. Stains on carpet. Paper peeling off the walls. Inadequate power plugs. Had to put kettle on floor to boil it. Had to sit on floor to dry my hair as flex on the hair dryer was not very long and the power point was near the floor. Bed was up against the wall on one side which was not ideal for 2 people sharing.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

1/5 Terrible

Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Pleasant experience
Lovely welcome from reception. Clean room, super comfortable bed. Easy parking. Fairly priced bar with seating outside. Only disappointment was being unable to use pool for a swim, we had rung the day before but t was already fully booked- put onto reserve list but no joy. Understand Covid regs etc but sorry that even prebooking didn't work! Super stay great price
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021