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Days Inn London Stansted Airport - Bishop's Stortford Hotels
Rating: 2.5 Stars
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Days Inn London Stansted Airport

Welcome Break Service Area, Bishop's Stortford - Map
 
 
"Easy transport to town"
Two minutes walking to a bus stop to town. Very convenient and cost saving. A big food hall next to the hotel.
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Oyster Fleet Hotel - Canvey Island Hotels
Rating: 2.0 Stars
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Oyster Fleet Hotel

Knightswick Road, Canvey Island - Map
 
 
"Good"
Stayed 1 night for a private function. Facilities that we used where good, room was clean and comfortable.
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Campanile restaurant BASILDON - East of London - Basildon Hotels
Rating: 2.5 Stars
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Campanile restaurant BASILDON - East of London

A127 Southend Arterial Road, Basildon - Map
 
 
"Stayed for v festival"
Clean hotel, close to amenities, staff were very friendly. Only downside was the lock on the hotel room door was very temperamental. Staff had to fix on both occasions but other than that, a good place to stop. For anyone else using for v festival, and this isn't a fault with the hotel, but taxis back were very expensive from the site to the hotel so probably not ideal for that, but as I say, this is an aside and no way reflects the hotel or review
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The Waggon & Horses - Halstead Hotels
Rating: 2.0 Stars
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The Waggon & Horses

High Street, Halstead - Map
 
 
"Lovely B&B, excellent service, great price"
My girlfriend and I stayed at the Waggon and Horses for 1 night whilst attending a wedding. The price for a double room was very reasonable and considerably cheaper than most of the surrounding options. The room itself was in a separate annex to the pub and nicely made up with all the basic requirements (tea, coffee, TV, etc). The bed was very comfortable and the early check in (1200) was a bonus. The full English breakfast on the Sun morning was very good and the continental options were of sufficient variety. The best feature of the place though is the excellent service provided by the owner. We left our car at the wedding venue on the Saturday and were struggling to get a taxi back to it on the Sunday morning. The owner had his girlfriend drive us to the place at no cost, a very nice gesture and one which epitomises the very helpful nature of the staff. Would stay there again and recommend it as a very good B&B.
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The Waggon & Horses is a family owned country pub hotel restaurant in North Essex close to the Suffolk county border halfway …More
Hotel Continental - Harwich Hotels
Rating: 2.0 Stars
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Hotel Continental

28-29 Marine Parade, Harwich - Map
 
 
"Like hanging out with old friends"
They adopted us like family. They were fun to be with and extremely helpful with all our needs. The building is old and lacks a lift. So navigating the narrow steep stairs can be be difficult. But the bartender was more than helpful carrying our luggage up. The town centre is a short walk and well worth seeing. It is the site where the Mayflower launched with the Pilgrims for America. And Blossom the cook makes incredible meals at a modest price.
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The Continental is a 14 bedroom hotel overlooking the sea at Dovercourt, only 5 minutes drive from Harwich International …More
Endeavour Hotel - Canvey Island Hotels
Rating: 2.0 Stars
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Endeavour Hotel

196 Thisselt Road, Canvey Island - Map
 
 
"Nice quiet place to stay."
This place is unique. The exterior doesn't do it justice. The rooms are very clean and the breakfast was delicious. If you want to stay in a quiet place and have a great breakfast, this is the place to stay. I would recommend staying here.
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Endeavour Hotel is a small family run hotel which has been established for over 20 years. The Endeavour Hotel backs onto …More
The Queens Head Inn - Saffron Walden Hotels
Rating: 2.0 Stars
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The Queens Head Inn

High Street, Saffron Walden - Map
 
 
"A gem"
I had a wonderful surprise, this place is a gem, near Saffron Ewalden but with easier access and parking! I will come again, it is recently done up with good decor and facilities. Nice staff and good value.
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Stonar Guest house - Clacton-on-Sea Hotels
Rating: 2.5 Stars
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Stonar Guest house

19 Agate Road, Clacton-on-Sea - Map
 
 
Booked online easily, a trouble free and friendly check-in upon arrival and a nice simple and clean room. Breakfast was nice too. Thank you Justin
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Melrose Hotel - Clacton-on-Sea Hotels
Rating: 2.5 Stars
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Melrose Hotel

53 Marine Parade East, Clacton-on-Sea - Map
 
 
"Close to seafront and town"
Good stay and value for money. Carpets very worn and need replacing but quite clean. The breakfast was brilliant and I would stay again.
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Holiday Inn Express Colchester - Colchester Hotels
Rating: 2.5 Stars
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Holiday Inn Express Colchester

Birchwood Road, Colchester - Map
 
 
"Great hotel for the price"
Very clean, great staff and comfortable. It's quite a distance from town however only requires a £10 taxi journey. The bar area is nice for a few drinks before heading out for the night
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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Colchester hotel ideal place to stay for both the business as well as leisure guest. This …More

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    Pocket Guide: 2 stars Hotels in Essex

    The county of Essex may be close to London, but it's also home to some of the most beautiful countryside in England. Couples and families looking to enjoy a budget break in Essex will find a selection of two star hotels to suit all tastes, from independent hotels near the coast in Harwich to guest houses in Clacton-on-Sea and chain hotels in Colchester.

    Cheap Hotels in Essex

    Essex's two star hotels offer modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Most provide free WiFi, with many offering a complimentary breakfast and tea/coffee makers in guest rooms as well as on-site parking - a boon for families travelling with heavy luggage. Smaller independent hotels and guest houses are often happy to provide assistance booking tickets and tours, so you can make the most of your break. The towns of Colchester and Basildon are excellent choices for those looking to enjoy the shops and restaurants the county has to offer, whilst couples and families who prefer to be by the seaside will find two star establishments in Canvey Island offer excellent value for money.

    Activities for Couples and Families in Essex

    There's plenty to do in Essex, whether you're enjoying a romantic break or a family holiday. Get away from it all and explore the surrounding countryside, just the two of you - Essex is home to more than 3,500 miles of bridleways and footpaths. The county also has its fair share of historic country houses, including Audley End House and Gardens, one of the most spectacular stately homes in England - Paycocke's House with its beautiful cottage garden is also worth visiting.

    Families can enjoy activities such as white water rafting at Lee Valley White Water Centre or head for Colchester Zoo or Marsh Farm Adventure Park, where the kids can enjoy pony or tractor rides as well as birds of prey displays, pony grooming and more. If you're stuck for ideas, ask at your hotel and staff will usually be only too happy to recommend the best things to see and do in the local area.

    Hotels Close to the Best Shops in Essex

    Essex has some excellent shopping centres where you'll find everything from high street brands to designer labels. Places like Intu Lakeside are a popular choice for families, with a range of shops and restaurants under one roof - great for keeping everybody happy. If it's independent retailers you're after, Chelmsford High Street is the place to head, or why not visit the Wilkins Factory in Tiptree to take a guided tour and pick up some of their famous jam? After a busy day of shopping, you'll find shopping centres such as Culver Square in Colchester have plenty of chain restaurants to choose from for a meal out, or you could always pick up some local produce at the farmer's markets, held in most towns, and head back to your hotel.

    Affordable Hotels with Excellent Amenities in Essex

    When it comes to an affordable break, Essex's range of two star hotels won't disappoint families, couples and solo travellers. Most hotels offer amenities such as a complimentary breakfast and free WiFi, so it's easy to stay connected, whilst on-site parking at most town centre hotels means you don't need to worry about loading the car up with heavy luggage.

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