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4.3 / 5Very Good
692 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Spa


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Hatfield Forest
    12 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Harlow Falconry
    12 min drive
  • Restaurant
    White Horse Inn
    4 min drive
  • Restaurant
    The Village Tearoom
    4 min drive
  • Airport
    London (STN-Stansted)
    15 min drive

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    About this area

    Bishop's Stortford

    Located in Bishop's Stortford, Down Hall Hotel is in a rural location and near the airport. Epping Forest and Hatfield Forest reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Paradise Wildlife Park and The Gibberd Garden. Old MacDonalds Farm and Lee Valley White Water Centre are also worth visiting.

    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Hatfield Forest - 12 min drive
    • Harlow Falconry - 12 min drive
    • Bishop's Stortford Golf Club - 15 min drive
    • Mountfitchet Castle - 18 min drive
    • House on the Hill Toy Museum - 18 min drive

    Getting around

    • Sawbridgeworth Station - 9 min drive
    • London (STN-Stansted) - 15 min drive


    • The Grill Room — 1 min walk
    • White Horse Inn - 4 min drive
    • The Village Tearoom - 4 min drive
    • The Chequers - 5 min drive
    • The Thatchers - 5 min drive

    About this property

    Down Hall Hotel

    A full-service spa, a restaurant and a health club are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, an outdoor tennis court and a sauna are on-site. All 98 rooms offer comforts such as premium bedding and down comforters, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and plasma TVs with cable channels. 24-hour room service, coffee/tea makers and portable fans are among the other amenities available to guests.

    Property amenities


    Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    Free self parking
    Free extended parking

    Food and drink

    Full breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–10:30 AM on weekends: GBP 19.50 per person
    1 restaurant
    1 bar
    24-hour room service

    Things to do

    Full-service spa
    Health club
    Outdoor tennis court
    Steam room

    Family friendly

    Dry-cleaning service
    Free cots/infant beds
    Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


    Free newspapers in reception

    Guest services

    24-hour front desk
    Daily housekeeping
    Dry-cleaning service
    Luggage storage
    Multilingual staff
    Wedding services

    Languages spoken


    Business services

    Meeting rooms
    Conference space (9591 square feet)


    Picnic area


    4 treatment rooms
    Body scrubs
    Body treatments
    Couples treatment room(s)
    Manicures and pedicures
    Massage - deep-tissue
    Massage - hot stone
    Massage - prenatal
    Massage - swedish
    Massage/treatment rooms
    Spa open daily
    Hot tub
    Steam room


    If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    Accessible bathroom
    In-room accessibility
    Roll-in shower
    Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
    Wheelchair-accessible parking


    Designated smoking areas
    Fireplace in reception

    Room amenities


    Blackout drapes/curtains
    Down comforter
    Free cots/infant beds
    Hypo-allergenic bedding
    Portable fan
    Premium bedding
    Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


    Free toiletries
    Shower/bathtub combination


    32-inch plasma TV
    TV channels

    Food and drink

    Coffee/tea maker


    Connecting rooms available
    Iron/ironing board

    Very Good

    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    This is our second time visiting Downhall, last time a few years ago and in the Summer and we loved it just as much this time as we did last time. The building and grounds are lovely, great if you enjoy walking. We did the red walking trail which was marked as strenuous but found it completely fine and enjoyable. We had a standard double room which had everything we needed in it. The shower was hot with good pressure and the bed was comfortable. Coffee, tea and biscuits was stocked up daily. We was happy to have a small fridge in the room, however if you drink the water in there it will cost you £5. It would be nice if water was complimentary but we just went to the bar and brought a jug of ice water up to the room. We ate food from the bar area which was 10/10! (Burger, fish, and steak and ale pie). The main dining restaurant didn't have much of an atmosphere. We had breakfast included in our room rate as got a great deal on Expedia otherwise we wouldn't have booked hotel breakfast. I think the usual price is £18pp, which I think is expensive for what we eat. The first day was a Sunday and it was busy so the hotel had an overflow room, breakfast was okay, could have been warmer and drinks took a long time to come. However, we can appreciate it was busy and the staff were working very hard! The second day breakfast was much quieter, there was more choice, it was hotter, tasted much better and drinks arrived faster. Facilities are great and all the staff were friendly!

    Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

    Lovely Caracture old house with nice gardens. But No lift & our room was on the 2nd floor, being a maze to access with twists & turns and 4 flights of stairs.

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Very dog friendly

    Great hotel, we brought our whippet and he was treated very well by hotel staff. Great access to the grounds too.

    Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Grand hotel set in fantastic grounds. Really good value for money

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

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