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Featured Essex 3 Star Hotels

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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
4.6 out of 5 (8 reviews)
Fab stay Stayed here overnight to catch a flight had fab stay breakfast was fantastic would defo stay again excellent
  22 Sep 2017

£66

£66
Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport

Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport

Thremhall Avenue, Bishop's Stortford
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (546 reviews)
Friendly staff. Clean room. Very comfortable bed and roon
  16 Sep 2017

£57

£57
Ramada London Stansted Airport

Ramada London Stansted Airport

Welcome Break Birchanger Green, Bishop's Stortford
3.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (260 reviews)
Free parking quiet room helpful staff good food Fine for an overnight stop
  18 Sep 2017

£44

£44
Best Western Atlantic Hotel

Best Western Atlantic Hotel

Brook Street, Chelmsford
3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (43 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

£56

£56
Holiday Inn Express Harlow

Holiday Inn Express Harlow

Crown Gate, Harlow
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (82 reviews)
easy to find and park. as a disabled person it was not easy to walk all around the road to get to the entrance.
  10 Sep 2017

£40

£40
The Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel

The Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel

Tilekin Green, Bishop's Stortford
3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (139 reviews)
WSuper vakueGreat value if you need a place close to Stansted. staff were very helpful, room was comfortable and facilities well cared for.
  21 Sep 2017

£62

£62
Holiday Inn Express Braintree

Holiday Inn Express Braintree

Panners Roundabout Notley Cross, Braintree
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (77 reviews)
Great staff. Staff were very good and willing to help in whatever way necessary. Heat not working in my room and several others it's would appear. Food choices limited on menu and breakfast was limited but typical for this line of hotels.
  17 Sep 2017

£42

£42
Dragonfly Hotel Colchester

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester

A12/A120 Ardleigh Junction, Colchester
3.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (51 reviews)
Nice hotel relaxed views on verge of townWe had a party of 12. Checked in early and rooms were ready. Staff always so friendly/helpful. Breakfast very good.
  30 Aug 2017

£45

£45
Saffron Hotel

Saffron Hotel

8-12 High Street, Saffron Walden
3.0 out of 5.0
2.9 out of 5 (18 reviews)
Nice quaint hotel The building and setting are historic making for quaint features. The room was comfortable and the space had been ingeniously adapted to fit in a small shower room.
  3 Sep 2017

£65

£65
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

East Street, Colchester
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (49 reviews)
CharacterfulA little tricky to find and the entrance to the car park could be better sign posted, but these were the only niggles. Stayed for a business trip and had a very early start, so was pleased to find someone on reception. The building is delightful, with uneven floors, plaster walls and exposed beams. ...
  26 Aug 2017

£52

£52
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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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