Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Stansted Airport 1 miles (1.6 km), Tube Station: Epping 13.9 miles (22.3 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 8 2.1 miles (3.4 km). The Holiday Inn Express Stansted, first opened in 2005, is conveniently just 1.1 miles from the Stansted Airport terminal itself. Just off the main roundabout (3rd exit) before you get to the airport terminal next to the BP petrol station and opposite the mid stay car park. The petrol/gas station serves coffee, confectionary, convenience foods and snacks to takeaway. Other than the petrol station and car park there is little else in the immediate vicinity although there is also a McDonalds restaurant. Nearest local attractions include House on the Hill Toy Museum (2.64 miles), Mountfitchet Castle (2.65 miles), Stansted Mountfitchet Windmill (2.85 miles), Gardens of Easton Lodge (3.7 miles), Little Eastern manor (3.6 miles), Waytemore Castle (3.63 miles) and Molehill Wildlife Park (5.6 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The hotel is modern and contemporary with a reception that is staffed 24/7.
Bedroom facilities include en-suite facilities with power shower, double glazed windows, Coffee/tea maker, individually controlled Air conditioning, Hairdryer, Alarm Clock/Radio, Sitting Area, Direct Dial Phone with voicemail, hanging closet, interactive web browsing cable Colour Television with pay movies plus video check-in/check-out and bill viewing, Desk & Lamp and high speed WIFI internet connection (charges apply).
The rooms are cleaned every day by maids. Smoking is not permitted any area of the hotel.
The onsite restaurant on the ground floor is the 'Great Room' which serves breakfast 6am till 10 am (light breakfast from 04.00) and dinner 10.00 till 22.00 for light meals and snacks. You can also make use of the vending machine 24/7. The hotel also has a lounge bar with an informal atmosphere and a plasma screen TV.
The public areas of the Holiday Inn Express Stansted Airport are air-conditioned as well as the bedrooms. A safety deposit box is available for guest use at the front reception. The hotel also offers same day dry cleaning, laundry, late check-out option, ATM and a currency exchange service. You can also make use of the fax, copy and email facilities on offer. Throughout the public areas of the hotel you can pickup the WIFI internet connection (charge) and these public areas are also air-conditioned. The hotel also has a 24 hour self service business centre.
Business facilities include 6 meeting rooms featuring natural daylight with a capacity for up to 100 guests reception style. Facilities offered include a DVD Player, Flip Chart and Markers, LCD Projector, mints, spring water, survival kits, pens, pads and Overhead Projector VCR.
Bedroom Numbers: 254 / 4 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Private parking is available on site and charges apply.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf your only looking for the Holiday Inn Express chain take a look at your closest options:
Holiday Inn Express Harlow: is 9.9 miles (15.9 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 79% and rates start from about £52.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 78% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore while the hotel is below the overall London average you should note that this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) . Holiday Inn Express Hotels across the chain average 79% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Holiday Inn Express hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 78% is 3% above the 75% average guest rating for the area around Stansted. This means the hotel is just above the average rating for the area.
Milesfaster ranking: 529th from 866 London hotels, 21st of 29 Holiday Inn Express Hotels, 16th of 28 Stansted hotels, and 149th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 3 star Corus Hotel Hyde Park Hotel, with rates that start from about £85 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating. The Corus Hotel Hyde Park Hotel also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the So Paddington Hotel. 0.3 miles away (0.4 km), has been rated at 55% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £59.
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel may well be of interest to you. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Shuttle:The hotel operates a shuttle service every 20 minutes to and from Stansted Airport (bay 5) for a small fee (from the airport the ride is free). This takes around just 5 minutes. The shuttle runs 04.00 till noon and then 16.00 till midnight.
Awards: Intercontinental EMEA Torchbearer 2007
Kew Green Hotel of the Year 2007