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Hampton By Hilton London Stansted Airport

Hampton By Hilton London Stansted Airport

Bassingbourn Road, Essex, Stansted
3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (77 reviews)
Great hotel, perfect location Perfect hotel if flying from the airport. Late check in was very busy could have done with another member of staff on duty but overall very happy.
  21 Nov 2017

£66

£66
Ramada London Stansted Airport

Ramada London Stansted Airport

Welcome Break Birchanger Green, Bishop's Stortford
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (1,217 reviews)
Nice hotel at service station Purpose of the stay was to be close to the airport. Hotel was fine for that.
  13 Nov 2017

£44

£44
Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport

Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport

Thremhall Avenue, Bishop's Stortford
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (2,771 reviews)
Stansted Airport hotel We liked the hotel and the friendly staff but had a sleepless night as the air conditioning temperature control was broken and it was 26 degrees in the room! It rather defeated the object of having a good night sleep before an early flight. Reception in the morning were sympathetic and gave us a ...
  30 Oct 2017

£49

£49
Park Inn by Radisson Harlow

Park Inn by Radisson Harlow

Southern Way, Harlow
3.0 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (337 reviews)
Such potential with money spent you need staffWas playing Bowls in an OSC event at Tye Green Bowling Club and i stayed here last year. I must say i was disappointed this year as its all well and good spending money BUT you need to get the basics right, more than 1 person on reception, i have never stayed in a hotel room without a phone, the ...
  20 Nov 2017

£49

£49
Holiday Inn Express Harlow

Holiday Inn Express Harlow

Crown Gate, Harlow
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (363 reviews)
Business trip Great location for local businesses and great value for money.
  12 Oct 2017

£40

£40
Best Western Atlantic Hotel

Best Western Atlantic Hotel

Brook Street, Chelmsford
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (92 reviews)
Good parking, King Size beds, Short walk to Town.Over many years I have never had a bad experience with Best Western Hotels. This is a good, if impersonal, hotel within a short walk of the new Eating District in Chelmsford. Parking is good, near the entrance and open.
  3 Sep 2017

£47

£47
DeSalis Hotel London Stansted

DeSalis Hotel London Stansted

Hall Road ( opposite Green St.), Bishop's Stortford
3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (343 reviews)
Nice hotel near workPeace and quiet for recharge the battery's . Easy location by the airport and lcoal area...
  18 Nov 2017

£49

£49
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

East Street, Colchester
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (88 reviews)
Excellent food. Historical hotel friendly staffHotel staff were professional and friendly. Meals in “pub” were terrific. Was quite
  2 Nov 2017

£38

£38
Holiday Inn Basildon

Holiday Inn Basildon

Cranes Farm Road, Waterfront Walk, Basildon
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (265 reviews)
Nicely located for choice of chain restaurantsThe staff were very friendly and polite. There was a lot of noise from car park related to neighbouring cinema and restaurants . Seems like playground for local Youth in the middle of the night . Didn’t bother me too much but might disturb others . The breakfast was buffet style and good enough ...
  23 Oct 2017

£52

£52
Holiday Inn Colchester

Holiday Inn Colchester

Abbotts Lane, Colchester
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (181 reviews)
Lovely place to stayVery pleasant staff, who were always happy to help. Room was clean and bright. Nice restaurant and bar.
  26 Oct 2017

£47

£47
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Pocket Guide: 3 stars Hotels in Essex

Home to London Stansted Airport, the county of Essex in East Anglia is just a short drive from London, ensuring it's a popular choice for couples, families and business travellers visiting the area. Three star accommodation in Essex includes chain hotels close to the airport as well as independent hotels in Chelmsford and Colchester, and rural B&Bs in Grays.

Affordable Hotels for Families in Essex

Chain hotels are always a popular choice for families, and if you're staying in Essex before a flight abroad, you'll find a range of three star chain hotels close to Stansted Airport. Amenities such as free WiFi, room service and cribs for younger children ensure a stress-free stay. For families enjoying a holiday by the seaside, Westcliff-on-Sea and Southend-on-Sea are home to some great independent hotels near the seafront, where you are assured of a warm welcome. These family-run establishments serve home-cooked breakfasts and the owners are always happy to offer advice on things to see and do during your stay. You'll also find affordable three star B&Bs and historic inns in many of Essex's towns and villages.

Essex's 3 Star Hotels for Business Guests

If you're travelling to Essex on business, either in Essex itself or in London, you'll find chain hotels here offer meeting and conference facilities, as well as amenities such as free high-speed WiFi and desks in guest bedrooms, so you can catch up on work after a day of meetings without being disturbed. With the majority of hotels offering free parking, you don't need to rely on public transport to get to your destination.

Hotels Close to Essex's Museums and Galleries

During the summer months (June-October), Essex's Summer of Art takes place, with a programme of events for the whole family. But there are plenty of galleries and museums to explore here all year round. Firstsite in Colchester is a contemporary art gallery which holds family-friendly workshops and events. Right next door, you'll find the Minories Galleries, home to work by students from Colchester School of Art.

If you prefer sculpture, the town of Harlow is renowned for The River Stort Sculpture Trail. This 35-mile waterside route is home to a number of interesting modern sculptures, perfect for a family walk or bike ride. If your taste in art is more traditional, you could stop off at the Beecroft Gallery in Southend, where you'll find over 2,000 paintings from artists such as Rossetti and Constable. Many galleries have their own tea rooms, where you can enjoy refreshments - or you could ask at your B&B for a packed lunch; most smaller establishments will be happy to provide one.

Enjoy a Relaxing Break in Essex

Business travellers, couples and families looking to relax and unwind in Essex will find the county's three star hotels may offer budget accommodation, but they also provide all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay, from tea and coffee makers in guest rooms to complimentary breakfasts and cribs/roll-away beds for children. Whether you stay at an independent hotel or a chain hotel, three star hotels here offer excellent value for money.

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