Hotel Vicinity:Nearest Railway Station: Bishops Stortford 1.4 miles (2.3 km), Motorway Junction: M11 junction 8: 0.2 miles (0.4 km). 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: 30 minutes internet access is complimentary (no charge), 24 hours is £3, 1 week is £12, 2 weeks is £20, 1 month is £35
Bedroom Numbers: 70 / 3 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 71% by past guests. The London average is 78% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Travelodge Hotels across the chain average 74% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Travelodge hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 71% is 3% below the 74% average guest rating for the area around Stansted. This makes the hotel just below the average rating for the vicinity.
Milesfaster ranking: 666th from 802 London hotels, 27th of 36 Travelodge Hotels, 20th of 27 Stansted hotels, and 238th of 315 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Travelodge Stansted Bishops Stortford and not too far (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 3 star Days Inn Stansted/Bishops Stortford, where prices begin from around £40 and which has a 76% guest satisfaction rating. The Days Inn Stansted/Bishops Stortford also offers: free WiFi.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the Travelodge Stansted Great Dunmow. 7.9 miles away (12.7 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 87% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £28.
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Travelodge chain your closest choices would be:
Travelodge Stansted Great Dunmow: is 7.9 miles (12.7 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 87% and rates start from about £28.
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
Note: Until March 2010 this hotel was called the Best Western Stansted Manor