Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: Heathrow Airport T5 1.1 miles (1.8 km), Motorway: M25 Junction 14 1.4 miles (2.3 km). The Stanwell Hotel Heathrow sits on the south side of the airport closest to Terminal 5 (1.3 miles) and its not much further to terminal 4 (1.5 miles). The area is called Stanwell Village and the Hotel has views over the surrounding parkland and 13th century St Marys Church. Stanwell village has a long history and is the site for two large reservoirs. In the area surrounding the Stanwell Hotel Heathrow are some large open green spaces and some local pubs. The hotel is also close to the M25 (1.4 miles from junction 14) which is the orbital motorway around London giving access to all parts of London and to other motorways including the M3, M23, M20, M11, M1 and M4. 2 miles to the south is the town centre of Staines with shopping amenities such as the Elmsleigh centre covered shopping mall on the High Street and places of interest such as the Old Town Hall Arts Centre and the Spelthorne Museum. For something a little more sporting you could try the bowling centres at the Bath Road (2.8 miles) and on Browells Lane in Feltham (3.4 miles). The business park of Stockley park is just over 4 miles to the north while the major attraction of Windsor Castle is just 5.7 miles to the West along with Windsor Great Park and Saville Gardens. Thorpe Park (theme park) is 3.5 miles to the south and Legoland is 7 miles to the west.
Hotel in Detail:The Stanwell Hotel Heathrow is a Victorian style house located within its own landscaped gardens (1 acre). A modern hotel with a period charm and elegance and boutique style. Pet friendly policy (please cheek directly with hotel).
All rooms are individually decorated in a contemporary style.
The Victorian Rooms are located in the main house and retain some original features. The rooms are decorated in warm fabrics and either look out over parkland and Stanwell church or out over the private courtyard garden.
The Stable Rooms are located within an area that was once the original stables. There are attic rooms, with slopping ceilings, and there are ground floor rooms with their own private front doors opening into a small garden area.
The rooms added in 2009 are connected to the main house through the glass atrium. Here the ground floor rooms have French doors to gardens, the first floor rooms have balconies, and the top floor rooms have wonderful views.
Each bedroom has a laptop size safe, work desk, complimentary WiFi, windows that open, heating, direct dial telephone, multi channel television, hairdryer and hospitality tray. Each room has either a shower or bath and shower.
Classic Double rooms are on the upper floors with park views which look over the village green. 12 square metres.
Deluxe Double bedrooms are larger than the Classic Double bedrooms and have the larger 5ft beds. These bedrooms are on the ground, first and second floors with views over the hotel gardens. The ground floor Deluxe Doubles have their own external entrance. 15 square metres.
Executive King or Twin bedrooms are larger than the Deluxe Double rooms and have 6ft beds which can be configured as one large King size bed or 2 twin beds. These rooms are on the ground and first floors with big French windows opening onto the hotel gardens. Rooms with balcony's are available on the first floor. 16 square metres.
The Stanwell Suite consists of 3 rooms, a main bedroom, a lounge with sofa bed and a third room with a fold down bed and 2 bathrooms with shower.
Accessible bedrooms and Twin bedrooms are also available
All rooms have 24 hour room service.
Dining Options:Onsite is the airy Zamora restaurant. Here the menu is 'Eclectic European' serving a la carte dishes. The restaurant features floor to ceiling French windows with views of the hotel gardens and patio where al fresco dining is available. Favourite dishes here include Crab Pancake, homemade Pate and a Tapas menu.
There is also a garden lounge and bar (The Atrium bar) which serves morning coffee and light snacks along with the range of drinks (food served 10.00 till 22.00). Also serves traditional afternoon tea with home made shortbread. With an open fire where guests can enjoy a coffee. A terrace with views over the gardens is adjacent. Sunday roasts served from 12 noon to 15.00 on Sundays.
Meeting or private dining is available in two conference suites with capacities for up to 50 guests.
Shuttle:None. Hotel has preferential rates for its guests with a local taxi company.
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Bedroom Numbers: 52
Parking:Free private parking is available on site .
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 86% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 86% is 8% above the 78% average guest rating for the area around Heathrow. The hotel is thus rated above average for hotels close to the airport.
Milesfaster ranking: 270th from 848 London hotels, 7th of 59 Heathrow hotels, and 62nd of 319 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (2.4 miles, 3.8 km) would be the 3 star Ibis Styles Heathrow Airport , with rates that start from about £35 and which has an 85% guest satisfaction rating.
Past Names: Travelrest Heathrow (2007), Stanwell Hall Hotel (2006)
History:Marketed under the Inn-genious privately owned boutique hotels brand. First built in the 1800's by a solicitor and eventually bought by the Parkes family in 1951 and operated as a hotel ever since.
Added 35 rooms and a new wing with the multi million pound 2009/2010 renovation.