This Hotel is Currently Trending! Currently rated at 88% compared to its all time rating of 85% and ranking at 64 of 866 hotels (up 268 places from 332) based on reviews in the last 7 days.Hotel Details: Until 2011 The Linden House was an antiques shop but has now been transformed into a first class restaurant and luxury boutique hotel. The hotel is made up of two period buildings and includes antiques from the former antiques shop itself. What a great option for anyone commuting to or from Stansted Airport which is 3 miles away and can be driven in just 15 minutes. The railway station at Stansted Mountfitchet is within 5 minutes walk and has services into London and Stratford (home to the 2012 Olympics and Eurostar terminal). In its semi rural small town setting the hotel provides a 5 star restaurant along with high end elegant and modern bedrooms. Just nine bedrooms in totals ensures a truly intimate boutique experience. How rare to find a high end hotel that provides wireless internet access totally free of charge for its guests in all bedrooms.
Each of the bedrooms has its own individual design, retains the Linden Houses period feel, and comes with a king-size bed, iPod docking station, complimentary refreshments, flat-screen and LCD TV. You will also find a desk, carpeted floor and tea and coffee making facilities.
Each room is en-suite with a hairdryer, bathrobe, free toiletries, Toilet, Bath or Shower. Each bathroom is different, some have a bath with overhead shower within the room, others have a separate en suite.
Deluxe King: This room features a fully restored original exposed chimney breast and a large double-ended roll-top bath with shower.
Suite: This room includes a king-size bed, lounge area with sofa bed and a large private bathroom with roll top bath and separate shower.
Deluxe King: This room has a super king-size bed, large private bathroom with roll top bath and separate shower and overlooks the courtyard.
King Room with Four Poster Bed: This room has a large four-poster bed and a separate shower room.
Along with the restaurant is a bar serving real ale, light bar snacks and an excellent selection of wines.
The restaurant serves contemporary European dishes and holds regular events for food and wine lovers. Some nights are theme nights such as the fish night (which comes straight from Billingsgate market) and there are also is also live entertainment at various times.
Afternoon tea served between 15.00 and 17.00.
Fully non-smoking throughout. DVD's supplied on request.
Parking: Only spaces available for blue badge holders. A public pay and display car park is sited near the Linden House (Crafton Green car park at the top of Chapel Hill).
Bedroom Numbers: 9
Check-in: 15.00 - 22.00 (3 pm til 10pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 85% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore although the hotel is above average for London as a whole this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 85% is 10% 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: 332nd from 866 London hotels, 8th of 28 Stansted hotels, and 107th of 131 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.7 miles, 1.1 km) would be the 5 star The Marble Arch London Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £162 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating.
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 5 Star The Arch Hotel seems like a possible option, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The Arch Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.