Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Braintree Freeport 0.7 miles (1.1 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 8 16.3 miles (26.2 km). The Premier Inn Braintree (Freeport Village) is a modern hotel style hotel close to the Braintree town centre (aorund 45,000 residents) and convenient for Stansted Airport. Just off the A120 dual carriageway which leads down to the M11 motorway and a taxi ride takes around 20 minutes dependant on traffic. 39.4 miles from central London. Freeport Shopping Centre is just 0.5 miles . Local attractions include Braintree District Museum (1.5 miles), Working Silk Museum (1.5 miles), Cressing Temple (2.1 miles), Bocking Windmill (2.8 miles), East Anglian railway Museum (8.6 miles), Hedingham castle (8.7 miles) and Colchester Zoo (10.8 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The bedrooms are all en-suite (shower room with power shower). Amenities include satellite TV, Coffee/Tea Maker, Hairdryer, Iron / Ironing Board and Desk. Daily maid service. Bedrooms all have WIFI high speed connection (free).
The Premier Inn hotel has a breakfast room where a continental breakfast is served each morning.
Right next to the hotel is the Fowlers farm restaurant and Pub (part of the vintage Inns chain of pubs) which serves traditional cuisine. Food is freshly prepared and the restaurant features log fireplace for a warm and welcoming feel. The farm has been in existence for over 500 years.
Pub open 11.00 till 23.00 (Sunday till 22.30). Food served till 22.00 (Sunday till 21.30).
In addition the surrounding area has many other restaurants.
The Premier Inn Braintree has 1 meeting room with a capacity for up to 30 guests theatre style. There is also a business centre where you will find Copy and fax services along with WIFI internet connection.
The reception is open and manned 24 hours. Drinks available from reception each evening with light snacks and ice obtainable from the reception vending machines.
Other hotel Services include same day laundry and dry cleaning pickup. The public areas are air-conditioned and the front reception provides safety deposit box facilities. There is also an area with vending machines.
Free WiFi in public areas.
Bedroom Numbers: 47 / 2 Floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Free public parking is available on site .
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 90% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Premier Inn Hotels across the chain average 85% so this hotel is one of the better rated Premier Inn hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 90% is 15% above the 75% average guest rating for the area around Stansted. Guests therefore rate the hotel well above average for the surrounding area.
Milesfaster ranking: 232nd from 866 London hotels, 2nd of 65 Premier Inn Hotels, 2nd of 28 Stansted hotels, and 54th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (9.4 miles, 15.1 km) would be the 3 star Saracens Head Hotel - Great Dunmow, whose lowest rates start at about £69 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Saracens Head Hotel - Great Dunmow also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Travelodge Stansted Great Dunmow. 8.8 miles from here (14.2 km), achieving a rating of 80% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £28.