This Hotel is Currently Trending! Currently rated at 93% compared to its all time rating of 89% and ranking at 32 of 836 hotels (up 180 places from 212) 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 89% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) .
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 89% is 14% 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: 212nd from 836 London hotels, 3rd of 27 Stansted hotels, and 79th of 119 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (2.6 miles, 4.2 km) would be the 4 star Legacy Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £45 and which has a 78% guest satisfaction rating.