Hotel in Detail:The Willows Guest House has much to offer guests looking for airport accommodation with a difference. The building dates right back to 1650 and is of a thatch design, so typical of a country cottage and each and every bedroom has its own private entrance. Another benefit is that despite being so near the airport it is not actually under the flight path meaning less noise disturbance for guests. Another benefit is the complimentary wireless internet access available in all bedrooms. More value is added with the free parking while resident and free airport transfers (see blow for details). Guests enjoy the friendly atmosphere created at this hotel that has just 5 bedrooms, meaning a personal service for each guest.
Every bedroom has a contemporary style and benefits from being en–suite (shower, hairdryer, toilet). In–room facilities include flat screen TV with freeview digital channels, patio, radio, sound insulation, ironing facilities, seating area, private entrance, tea/coffee maker, dining area and wake up service/ alarm clock. Free WiFi in each bedroom.
Standard Rooms: 17 square metres.
Triples: 21 square metres.
Family rooms: 42 square metres.
Breakfast can be taken in your room. This is a traditional continental breakfast and includes cereals and coffee.
Other services include luggage storage, self–service late check–in and ironing facilities.
The hotel is fully non–smoking.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Stansted Airport 1.4 miles (2.3 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 8 4 miles (6.4 km). The Willows Guest House is less than 2 miles (3.2 km) from Stansted Airport. It sits in the village of Bamber Green, a true village with just some 20 houses and little else bar an industrial estate. If you are looking for a tranquil location and a feel of being deep in the English countryside yet convenient for Stansted airport then this maybe what you are looking for. The hotel sits back from the main road, which is actually a typical country lane, and is thus shielded from any traffic noise. Stansted Airport Station is less than 2 miles (3.2 km) way (5 minute drive) and has direct services all the way to London Liverpool Street Station in around 45 minutes or London Victoria with 1 stop in about 1 hour 10 minutes. The nearest larger towns are Great Dunmow (2.7 miles, 4.3 km) and Bishops Stortford (5.6 miles, 9 km). Places of local interest include Gardens of Easton Lodge 1.2 miles (1.9 km) (3.2 km), Hatfield Forest 2.5 miles (4.0 km), Great Dunmow Museum 3.1 miles (5.0 km) and Mountfitchet Castle 4.5 miles (7.2 km). Elsenham Golf Course is 2.6 miles (4.2 km) away.
Shuttle Service: The Willow Guest House runs its own courtesy shuttle service both to and from Stansted Airport. The service operates 06.00 till 10.00 and then 16.00 till 22.00 and is free for guests.
Bedroom Numbers: 5
Check-in: 10.00 am
Check-out: 16.00 (4 pm)
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
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.
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: 184th from 866 London hotels, 2nd of 28 Stansted hotels, and 36th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (3.0 miles, 4.9 km) would be the 3 star Saracens Head Hotel - Great Dunmow, with rates that start from 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. 3.9 miles away (6.2 km), has scored 80% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £28.
Prefer a tried and tested hotel close by judged by its guests ratings? We think the 4 Star Little Bullocks Farm stands out in that regard being 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the Willows Guest House. The Little Bullocks Farm has an extremely high guest rating of 95%, one of the best rated London hotels.