A modern hotel five miles from Preston city centre, with free parking, free Wi-Fi and breakfast included Holiday Inn Express® Preston - South hotel is located close to junction 29 of the M6 motorway. Bamber Bridge railway station is a little over a mile away, and it's a 40-minute drive to Manchester Airport. Local buses 112 and 125 run between the railway station and the hotel. It's just over 10 minutes' drive to the Museum of Lancashire, and Blackpool, the lively seaside town with an amusement park and iconic tower, is 20 miles away. Take a leisurely drive up to scenic Lake Windermere, in the Lake District, 80 minutes by car from the hotel. Manchester is a 40-minute drive from the hotel, and Liverpool is 33 miles away. Visiting Lancashire on business? The hotel is just minutes from Walton Summit Green Business Park, and Capitol Centre Retail and Leisure park is a nine-minute drive away. The hotel's three smart meeting rooms can accommodate up to 70 delegates. With free Wi-Fi and stationery, plus delicious catering options, your meeting is sure to run smoothly. All guests enjoy free Wi-Fi and parking, plus an inclusive Express Start Breakfast buffet with scrambled eggs, sausages, baked beans and continental options. Enjoy a delicious coffee in the modern, light-filled bar and lounge. Small, well-behaved pets are welcome to stay.