Hotel in Detail:The Stansted Lodge is a family run bed and breakfast hotel which is actually a converted terraced house with just 6 bedrooms. The hotels offers parking onsite at a charge and free wireless internet access throughout. Only 2 miles (3.4 km) to the north of Stansted Airport.
Breakfast options include cereals, toast, jams, yoghurts, juices plus tea and coffee and is available on a self–serve basis for extended hours, 3.45 till 09.00 in the communal dining room.
Bedrooms have a traditional style. Please note that of the 6 bedrooms 2 have shared bathroom facilities, the other 4 have private bathrooms. These are clear described as such when you check the room rates. Guest rooms all come with a free WiFi, safety deposit box, ironing facilities, heating, hairdryer, TV, tea/coffee maker, microwave, electric kettle and alarm clock. The microwave gives you more options for heating/cooking your own food.
An on–site laundry facility is available.
The front desk of the Stansted Lodge is open 24 hours. Other services include luggage storage, ironing service and fax/photocopies. There is a rear garden area.
A local pub, fish and chips take-away restaurant, mini supermarket, Post Office and Elsenham Train Station are all within a few minutes walk.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Elsenham 0.6 miles (1 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 8 3.1 miles (5 km).
The Stansted Lodge hotel is located in Elsenham, a village that dates right back to the days of the doomsday book of 1086. Once known as the place where the worlds most expensive jam was made but jam is no longer made here. 3.1 miles (5.0 km) from the M11 motorway at junction 8 (around 10 minutes by car). The nearest train station is Elsenham (0.5 miles, 0.8 km) which has direct services into London Liverpool Street in under 1 hour and run around every hour. Trains also run direct to Cambridge in around 30 minutes. You can walk to the station in about 15 minutes. The Stansted Lodge is only 2.1 miles (3.4 km) from Stansted Airport (about 10 minutes by road). There is a pub (serves food), a grocery store and a take away restaurant close to the hotel, all within 400 yards (365 metres).
Name Check: Watch out when travelling to this hotel, or indeed booking. There are two sisters hotels both run by the same people and both within streets of each other. They are The Avalon (this hotel) and The Aspen. Both are run by Stansted Lodge.
Even more confusingly there is a separate similarly named hotel in Tackeley called the Stansted Airport Lodge, the airport in the title is the thing to watch out for.
Transfer Information: The Village Link 7 (VL7) bus runs between Stansted Airport and the Crown pub which is 440 yards (400 metres) from the hotel. The bus costs There is a small charge for the shuttle service and normally runs 06.49 am to 18.49 pm everyday except Sunday.
The hotel itself arranges transfers to the airport using a local taxi company. The cost varies according to how many people are sharing the taxi. Transfers from the airport to the hotel must be arranged by the guests themselves.
Bedroom Numbers: 6
Check-in: 10.00 am
Check-out: 16.00 (4 pm)
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.35 out of 5 by 1276 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.4 out of 5 from 1178 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 1 of 2 for Hotels in Elsenham and rated 3.5 out of 5 from 98 reviews)
Parking:Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 87% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 2 star hotels is 70%. 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 87% is 5136% below the 5223% average guest rating for the area around Stansted. Therefore compared to hotels around the airport its rating is well below average.
Milesfaster ranking: 274th from 865 London hotels, th of 38 Stansted hotels, and 3rd of 71 two star rated hotels.