Hotel Overview:The Travelodge Stansted Bishops Stortford originally opened in 2003 (as the Best Western Stansted Manor) and is less than 3 Miles from the passenger terminal at London Stansted International airport. Set well back from the road and on the outskirts of Birchanger, a small village of some 1,000 residents. Nearest Town is Bishops Stortford at 1.5 miles where you will find the Anchor Street leisure Complex with bowling alley, cinema, bar and health club. Birchanger Green Services is close by (less than 1/5th mile) where you'll find a few shops and fast food outlets. The hotel is sited on 8 acres of Metropolitan greenbelt land and is out of the airport Flight path. The nearby M11 motorway will take you to the airport to the north (around 10 minutes drive) or to North East London to the south. However it links with the M25 London orbital motorway meaning you have good links to all the London airports. Local places of interest include Waytemore Castle and Gardens (1.5 miles) ( Norman stone motte and bailey fortress), Bishops Stortford History Museum (1.8 miles), House on the Hill Toy Musuem (1.9 miles), Mountfitchet Castle (1.9 miles) (accurate reconstruction of the 1066 castle and settlement).
Hotel in Detail:An ideal location for the business or leisure traveller with budget rates at the Travelodge Stansted Bishops Stortford.
All bedrooms are en-suite. In your room you will find a television and coffee and tea facilities. The hotel supplies an iron and ironing board, hairdryer and extra sheets and towels. Toiletries are not supplied but the Travelodge can supply Toothbrush and toothpaste, Shower gel and shampoo.
Onsite is a Bar cafe combo where guests can enjoy a quick snack or drink. Here breakfast buffet is served in the morning with dinner served at night (wide selection of dishes). Vending machines for drinks and snacks mean you have options 24 hours.
Breakfast buffet is an all-u-can-eat affair with the choices including muffins, croissants, bagels, toast, kelloggs cereal and yoghurt as well as hot drinks and juice.
The bar is fully licensed meaning a good selection of drinks is available (wines, lagers, beers, soft drinks and spirits).
Fully licensed bar
The Travelodge Stansted Bishops Stortford hotel has a meeting room with space for up to 35 guests. There is WiFi (fee applies).
Wireless Internet: 1 hour unlimited £5, 24 hour unlimited £10, 1 week unlimited £20, 1 month unlimited £30
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 76% by past guests. The London average is 77% and the average for 3 star hotels is 74%. Therefore while the hotel is below the overall London average you should note that this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating). Travelodge Hotels across the chain average 65% so this hotel is one of the better rated Travelodge hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 76% is 3% above the 73% average guest rating for the area around Stansted. This means the hotel is just above the average rating for the area.
Milesfaster ranking: 496th from 766 London hotels, 11th of 38 Travelodge Hotels, 12th of 22 Stansted hotels, and 160th of 304 three star rated hotels.
Note: There are two Hotels that are called Travelodge Stansted. This hotel and then the Travelodge Stansted Great Dunmow being the other.
Shuttle:There is no airport transfer bus provided. Journeys to the airport are via road (car/taxi).
Directions: Take Exit M11 at Junction 8. Take the A120 signposted for Bishop Stortford/Birchanger. At the next large roundabout, turn right (signposted Birchanger) and get into the Birchanger lane. The Best Western Stansted Manor Hotel is currently signposted 200 yards along Birchanger Lane
Parking: Free for guests. 70 spaces available
Bedroom Numbers: 70 / 3 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Note: Until March 2010 this hotel was called the Best Western Stansted Manor