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Braintree hotels and places to stay

Station Cottage
3 out of 5
28 Station road, Braintree, England
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3.51 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Great location, the cottage was in excellent condition too. Can’t fault it!"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jun 2018

Station Cottage
Haus Serviced Living
26 Trinovantian Way, Braintree, England
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3.53 mi from city centre
3.3/5 (3 reviews)
9/10 :-)

"Good value for money. Great location. Upper floors could be difficult if you have Mobility problems. Very friendly greeting."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2019

Haus Serviced Living
The Harlow Hotel By AccorHotels
3 out of 5
Southern Way, Harlow, England
The price is £52 per night
20.13 mi from city centre
3.3/5 (593 reviews)
couple stay one night here

"it's not so far from STN airport so which is perfect for our flight the next day. Thou there are not so much to do around the neighborhood (but they have pool and gym so it's good for us to relax). Staffs are extremely helpful and friendly"…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec 2019

The Harlow Hotel By AccorHotels
Express Holiday Inn Braintree Essex
FOWLERS FARM, CRESSING ROAD,, Braintree, ENG
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4.68 mi from city centre
Express Holiday Inn Braintree Essex
White Hart Braintree by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
Bocking End, Braintree, England
The price is £65 per night
3.16 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (263 reviews)

"Great location. Had some problems, however customer relations were very considerate, listened and acted. Because of this i would stay again."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

White Hart Braintree by Greene King Inns
Allen's Caravans Hire
15 Lamberts Orchard, Braintree, England
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2.7 mi from city centre
Allen's Caravans Hire
Rivenhall Hotel
3 out of 5
Rivenhall End, London Rd, Witham, England
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9.64 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (99 reviews)

"In a good situation near A12 convenient good hotel, but could do for a make over, would use again"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Rivenhall Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Cambridge
3 out of 5
15/17 Coldhams Park, Norman Way, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
The price is £57 per night
24.07 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (947 reviews)

"Our room overlooked some green space and was out of the city. The building extension work next door made it look a bit grim as you approached, but otherwise fine"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Express Cambridge
Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £59 per night
18.02 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (503 reviews)

"Amazing, very clean."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
Holiday Inn Express Braintree
3 out of 5
Panners Roundabout Notley Cross, Braintree, England
Free cancellation
The price is £66 per night
3.72 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (558 reviews)

"Arrived Late. Greeted by 2 very friendly and professional staff members. Efficient check in in"…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

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Visiting Braintree

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Braintree, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its bars and cafes. Colchester Zoo, Chelmsford City Racecourse and Audley End House are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 10 hotels and other accommodation options in Braintree
  • The closest major airport is in London (STN-Stansted), 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Cambridge (CBG), 24.7 mi (39.7 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Braintree

Favourite places to visit in the city include Braintree Village, Towerlands Equestrian Center and Towerlands Park Golf Course. Additionally, you might want to add Braintree Public Gardens to your agenda.

As you plan your holiday, you'll find 10 hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in Braintree. Here you'll find top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Holiday Inn Express Braintree - This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant and free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its overall value and quiet location.
  • White Hart Braintree by Greene King Inns - Our customers like the breakfast and overall value at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.

Outside the city, popular places to see include Colchester Zoo, located 14.2 mi (22.9 km) from the city centre, and Chelmsford City Racecourse, which is 5.4 mi (8.7 km) away.

Getting around Braintree

If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Braintree Station, Braintree Freeport Station or Braintree Cressing Station. Braintree might not have many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Braintree

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 11°C and the night-time average to be 1°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 21°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July to September averages 22°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 16°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • About 22 millimetres of rain falls on Braintree each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 21°C, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 2°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Braintree?
White Hart Braintree by Greene King Inns is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good options for your trip include Holiday Inn Express Braintree and Great Lodge.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Braintree, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in Braintree.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Braintree?
Based on reviews, White Hart Braintree by Greene King Inns is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top choice for your budget-friendly stay is Holiday Inn Express Braintree.
What's the best place to stay when travelling with children to Braintree?
Holiday Inn Express Braintree is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. White Hart Braintree by Greene King Inns is another choice for your family trip. Also, attractions in the area such as Colchester Zoo and Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Braintree?
Holiday Inn Express Braintree is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests.
How is it to stay in Braintree?
Families will find child-friendly activities in Braintree, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its bars and cafes. Around the area, top sights include Chelmsford City Racecourse, Colchester Zoo and Audley End House. In Braintree, there are 17 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Braintree?
Favourite places to visit in the city include Braintree Village, Towerlands Equestrian Center and Towerlands Park Golf Course. Additionally, in the area you’ll find Chelmsford City Racecourse and Colchester Zoo.
How can I get around Braintree?
If you want to travel outside the city, hop on a train from Braintree Station, Braintree Freeport Station or Braintree Cressing Station. Braintree may not have many public transport choices, so consider renting a car to explore more.
What's the seasonal weather in Braintree?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Braintree is 659 mm.

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