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 Epping Forest Hotel 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 Epping Forest Hotel 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.
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 Epping Forest Hotel 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).
Bedroom Numbers 99
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 3.25 out of 5 by 1532 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 3.4 out of 5 from 962 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 1 of 1 for hotel in Woodford Green and rated 3 out of 5 from 570 reviews)
Parking:Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 65% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 796th from 865 London hotels, and 327th of 333 four 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 £46 and which has an 83% 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 87%), 14 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 20 three star hotels (average rating 82%), 9 two star hotels (average rating 70%) and 3 one star hotels (average rating 64%). Top 4 star hotel is Bay Tree House B&B at 99%. Top rated of the local hotels is Kandara Guest House (3 star) at 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. Looking at all the base rates of the 50 local hotels the average rate is £75 per night. Rates range from £34 at Ibis Hotel Barking (2 Star, 77%) and the highest rates top out at £230 at Boundary Rooms and Suites (5 Star, 89%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £177, Four Star average: £80, Three Star average: £68, Two Star average: £46 and One Star average: £41.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Epping Forest Hotel 44th of the 50 local hotels and 14th (last) for the 14 four star hotels in the area. 15th of 50 (2nd of 14 four star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 34th of 36 when judging value for money (Ibis Hotel Barking was top).
Past Names: Called the Best Western Plus Epping Forest till 2019.
Was the County Hotel Woodford until August 2014.
A Corus Hotel till 2008 (called the County Hotel Epping Forest)