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The Cottage Guest House
The Cottage Guest House
71 Birchanger Lane, Bishop's Stortford
3.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (27 reviews)
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Very nice Cottage in a quiet area. Stayed here for one night, very nice room, spacious with a private bathroom, also you get hot chocolate and coffee, tea in the bedroom. I would of liked to have more time there but had a very early flight. Not hard at all to get to Stanstead at 4:30 am. Highly recommend this lovely cottage.
  25 Mar 2017

£78

£78
Holiday Inn Basildon
Holiday Inn Basildon
Cranes Farm Road, Waterfront Walk, Basildon
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (40 reviews)
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Staff very accommodating and friendly. Good breakfast options . Good location.
  20 Apr 2017

£58

£58
Oyster Fleet Hotel
Oyster Fleet Hotel
Knightswick Road, Canvey Island
2.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (53 reviews)
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Overnight stay at the Oyster Fleet On arrival we were greeted warmly and the receptionist was friendly and proficient. The room was generous in size, clean and comfortable. We dined in the Lighthouse restaurant which was an enjoyable experience. The only thing that spoilt the experience - we had the room near the entrance to the rooms ...
  28 May 2017

£52

£52
Frasers - Guest house
Frasers - Guest house
5 Maltings Road, Wickford
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (31 reviews)
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Business visit to Essex area I am from the Midlands and was down in Billericay on business and needed a good value hotel/B&B that was relatively close. This was excellent in all respects and the owner was very accommodating as my meeting didn't finish until around 7pm and by the time I had driven from Billericay to the hotel ...
  14 May 2017

£75

£75
Days Inn London Stansted Airport
Days Inn London Stansted Airport
Welcome Break Service Area, Bishop's Stortford
2.5 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (169 reviews)
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Basic hotel but good area. We stayed for 2 nights, hotel room was clean however there were ants in th room, on arrival we were given a room and out key card however when we arrived to the room put our key card in there was a young lady already booked into the room so we had to go back to reception to be given another room, ...
  1 May 2017

£57

£57
Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport
Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport
Waltham Close Stansted Airport, Bishop's Stortford
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (676 reviews)
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Super convenient location. Bad restaurant! You cant beat this location for access to the airport. We were disappointed to find the refrigerator in our room was not working. The staff did promptly offer ice to the room. We should have trusted the overwhelming bad reviews about the Italian restaurant but we ate there anyway. Its more of a cheap ...
  27 May 2017

£109

£109
Holiday Inn Express Colchester
Holiday Inn Express Colchester
Birchwood Road, Colchester
2.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (180 reviews)
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Very good value hotel.Location not very good. Overall very good felt offered good value for cost of accommodation
  19 May 2017

£56

£56
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 (520 reviews)
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Stop over after flight from Bulgaria Didn't check in until 11.45pm so it was quick drink in bar where the staff were lovely and to bed. Very comfy and clean.
  14 May 2017

£72

£72
Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea
Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea
Church Road, Southend-on-Sea
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (204 reviews)
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Nice hotel for the price. This hotel is conveniently located in Southend with easy access to the shops and seafront. The hotel is very old and has a musty smell when you walk into the check-in area (characteristic of older buildings!). The staff were extremely pleasant and accommodating. It does have an on-site restaurant ...
  13 May 2017

£65

£65
Holiday Inn Express Braintree
Holiday Inn Express Braintree
Panners Roundabout Notley Cross, Braintree
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (72 reviews)
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Great staff Check in was prompt and just had to give your name, the staff was very helpful and willing to please.
  17 May 2017

£51

£51
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Pocket Guide: Family Friendly Hotels in Essex

When you're taking a break with the family, it's important to know that the hotel has everything you need to cater for your little ones. With beautiful beaches, plenty of family attractions and wide open spaces, Essex has continued to assert itself as a firm favourite amongst those looking for a family staycation. As a result, you'll find a god selection of family-friendly hotels in the county, from comfortable boltholes from which to explore the area, to swish, upmarket hotels that promise a bit of pampering to parents and children alike.

Family-Friendly Hotels in Essex

Historic Colchester is popular with those who want to enjoy a great family holiday. Packed with family-friendly attractions such as Colchester Zoo, the Mercury Theatre and the East Anglian Railway Museum, there's plenty to keep youngsters engaged and adults interested. The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel is a cost-effective solution to travelling in a group, offering smart and comfortable accommodation, at great rates. With on-site tennis courts, beautifully landscaped grounds and easy access to Marks Tey train station, you can choose to explore the area or catch a train to London.

Glorious Greenery and Historic Landmarks

The Waltham Abbey Marriot Hotel in Waltham Abbey puts you within easy reach of some of Essex's most glorious greenery, in the form of Fishers Green and Cobbins Brook, alongside historic landmarks, including Waltham Abbey Church and Waltham Abbey Royal Gunpowder Mills. The hotel itself is spacious and contemporary and its on-site restaurant has a dedicated children's menu. However, if tiny taste-buds aren't tantalised by what's on offer, there are a number of family-friendly restaurants nearby.

Deals for Families with Children

Some family-friendly hotels offer package deals for those travelling with little ones. The Hilton London Stansted Airport Hotel is a luxurious hotel, with plenty of little extras for families including a children's menu, cribs for babies and high-chairs for toddlers. You'll also find that the Hilton London Stansted offers a Family Fun package, which includes a superb breakfast and free use of the hotel's Wi-Fi; ideal for sharing photos of your days out.

Family-friendly hotels can take the headache out of holiday accommodation. Book a room in a family-friendly hotel in Essex and make the most of your downtime together.