Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Highams Park 0.6 miles (1 km), Tube Station: Woodford 1 miles (1.6 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 1.4 miles (2.3 km). The Best Western PLUS Epping Forest is located towards the southern end of Epping Forest on the outskirts of North London and 9 miles from central London. The hotel enjoys a relatively quiet location. Woodford is largely a residential area close to the North Circular A406 dual carriageway which is an orbital road around the Northern section of London. The A406 connects to the M11, M1 and A40/M40 motorways. The M25 is easily accessed from here via the M11. Local attractions include the Queens Hunting Lodge (2.1 miles), William Morris gallery (1.5 miles), Vestry House Museum (1.6 miles) and Epping Forest District Museum (5.6 miles). Only a 10 minute drive from the massive Westfield Shopping |Mall Stratford City (4.3 miles).
Hotel in Detail:Gust rooms have a bright and modern style. Bedroom amenities include en-suite (either bath and shower or just a shower and free toiletries), tea and coffee facilities, flat screen television with digital channels (and on demand movies), direct dial telephone with data connection and hairdryer. Additionally all the rooms at the Best Western PLUS Epping Forest have free wireless high speed internet access. There is a 24 hours room service.
Forest Restaurant and Bar: Located on the ground floor offering freshly cooked and locally sourced dishes.
Open every day, Lunch noon till 15.00, Dinner 18.00 till 22.00.
Lobby Bar and Lounge: Relaxed atmosphere with food and drinks. The bar options include branded beers, wines and spirits. A bar menu is served 11.00 until 21.30. WiFi can be picked up in this area and Sports channels are shown on the large screen TV.
Breakfast is served each day 06:30 till 09:30 (Weekends 07:30 till 10:30).
The function suite has a capacity for up to 250 guests and there are a total of 4 meeting rooms. Photocopying, fax and secretarial services can also be provided.
The Best Western PLUS Epping Forest holds a civil ceremony wedding licence.
The hotel reception is manned 24 hours. Dry cleaning and laundry services are are available. The hotels public areas are air-conditioned and have WiFi access. Ground floor bedrooms available. Same day laundry service. Hotel is no-smoking throughout.
Bedroom Numbers 99
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Free private parking is available on site .
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf you would like to stick with the Best Western chain your nearest options are:
Best Western Swiss Cottage Hotel: is 8.9 miles (14.3 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 77% and rates start from about £76.
Best Western Palm Hotel: is 9.7 miles (15.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 76% and base rates begin at about £68.
Best Western Peckham: 9.7 miles (15.6 km), rated at 75% and with rates from around £45.
Best Western Maitrise Hotel Maida Vale: 9.9 miles (15.9 km), rated at 68% and with rates from around £99.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 67% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Best Western Hotels across the chain average 75% so this hotel is below the average guest rating for Best Western hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 728th from 866 London hotels, 18th of 18 Best Western Hotels, and 244th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (1.3 miles, 2.1 km) would be the 3 star Holiday Inn Express Chingford, with base rates beginning from £60 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Travelodge Walthamstow. 1.9 miles away (3.1 km), has been rated at 80% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £38.
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 4 Star Staybridge Suites London Stratford City seems like it might fit the bill, and some 4.3 miles (6.9 km) from this hotel. The Staybridge Suites London Stratford City is one of the top rated London hotels with a 91% guest satisfaction rating.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (30 Oak Hill, IG8 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 6.7 miles (10.8 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 4 five star hotels (average rating 86%), 14 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 21 three star hotels (average rating 81%), 9 two star hotels (average rating 69%) and 3 one star hotels (average rating 65%). Top rated of the local hotels are Kandara Guest House (3 star) and also the Bay Tree House B&B (4 star) (both joint top with 100%).
Base Rates: Here we breakdown the starting rates (base rates) by overall average and by star rating. However base rates do not take account of special offers and one off deals so are just a guide.
For the nearest 51 hotels in the area we have base rate data on all of them. Looking at all the base rates of the 50 local hotels the average rate is £78 per night. Rates range from £30 at Silkhouse Hotel (2 Star, 58%) and the highest rates top out at £250 at Fox Apartments (4 Star, 90%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £177, Four Star average: £98, Three Star average: £65, Two Star average: £44 and One Star average: £41.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Best Western PLUS Epping Forest 44th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 21st (last) for the 21 three star hotels in the area. 16th of 51 (5th of 21 three star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 35th of 46 when judging value for money (City View Hotel was top).
History: A one million pound refurbished carried out in 2014.
Past Names: Was the County Hotel Woodford until August 2014.
A Corus Hotel till 2008 (called the County Hotel Epping Forest)