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Castle Walk
3.5 out of 5
18 Castle Walk, Lower Street, Stansted, England
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0.05 mi from city centre
1/5 (1 review)

"couldn't get in to property so don't know anything about it."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2019

Castle Walk
The Green Man Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £90 per night
3.09 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (85 reviews)

"Although the building is old the rooms had a modern feel to them. But not to modern, making use of the original feature of the building. Check-in was quick and check out was even easier as all you need to do is hang your room key on a hook. Parking was also good"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan 2020

The Green Man Boutique Hotel
Hampton by Hilton London Stansted Airport
3 out of 5
Bassingbourn Road, Essex, Stansted, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £76 per night
2.64 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (3,497 reviews)

"Very good hotel for short-stay travellers. Room is clean and spacious"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Hampton by Hilton London Stansted Airport
The Swan at Great Easton
3 out of 5
The Endway, Great Easton, Dunmow, ENG
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night
5.69 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (102 reviews)

"The character of the building is brilliant & very interesting each room as s name & layout!"…"

Reviewed on 23 May 2020

The Swan at Great Easton
The Old Bell Hotel
3 out of 5
Pines Hill, Stansted, England
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0.53 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)

"room had 2 bedrooms, kitchen area with everything in it including lots of drinks & food, that's wasn't expected! Lovely bathroom with stacks of hot water & towels & very, very comfortable bed. would stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar 2020

The Old Bell Hotel
Tarras B and B
3.5 out of 5
Tarras, Church End, Ware, England
The price is £65 per night
4.37 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)

"Tarras is absolutely immaculate throughout. Andy, the proprietor, was welcoming and I had a comfortable stay overnight in a spacious room."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Tarras B and B
The Harlow Hotel By AccorHotels
3 out of 5
Southern Way, Harlow, England
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10.59 mi from city centre
3.3/5 (592 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
Rivenhall Hotel
3 out of 5
Rivenhall End, London Rd, Witham, England
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20.79 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
Manor of Groves
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £75 per night
7.1 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (243 reviews)
Nice Hotel

"Lovely location all good"…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Manor of Groves
Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel
4 out of 5
Old Shire Lane, Waltham Abbey, England
The price is £139 per night
16.88 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (611 reviews)

"Nice location, very clean and comfortable, only bar menu available this evening and a bit restrictive."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel
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Visiting Stansted

Luxury-minded travellers will find upscale places to stay in Stansted, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its bars, sporting events and spas. Around the area, top sights include Kelvedon Hatch, Audley End House and Imperial War Museum Duxford.

  • There are 7 hotels and other accommodation options in Stansted
  • The closest major airport is in London (STN-Stansted), 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Cambridge (CBG), 21.3 mi (34.3 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Stansted

A couple of favourite places to visit are Mountfitchet Castle and House on the Hill Toy Museum. Additionally, in the area you'll find Kelvedon Hatch and Audley End House.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 7 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Stansted. These are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Linden House Stansted - With a stay at this 5-star guesthouse, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and clean, quiet rooms.
  • Hampton by Hilton London Stansted Airport - Our customers like the breakfast and central location 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.
  • Novotel London Stansted Airport - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a 24-hour fitness centre, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and overall value.

Top places to see around the area include Imperial War Museum Duxford, 13.7 mi/22.1 km from the city centre, and Chelmsford City Racecourse, which is 14 mi/22.5 km away.

Getting around Stansted

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Stansted Mountfitchet Station. Stansted might not have as many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Stansted

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 11°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 1°C
  • From April to June, the average is 21°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 22°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 16°C as the daytime average and 2°C as the night-time average
  • About 659.10 millimetres of rain falls on Stansted each year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 21°C, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 2°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Stansted?
Based on our traveller data, Novotel London Stansted Airport is one of the top choices for your stay. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good options for your stay include Hampton by Hilton London Stansted Airport and Linden House Stansted.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Stansted, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best options available in Stansted.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Stansted?
Based on reviews, Novotel London Stansted Airport is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday in Stansted?
Novotel London Stansted Airport is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Also, attractions in the area such as Paradise Wildlife Park and The Gibberd Garden are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic getaway to Stansted?
Linden House Stansted is a favourite 5-star guesthouse for couples, and features a restaurant and a bar.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Stansted?
Linden House Stansted is a 5-star guesthouse with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Another upscale option for your holiday is Novotel London Stansted Airport.
What is the best spa hotel in Stansted?
Novotel London Stansted Airport is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness centre and a bar.
What's staying in Stansted like?
Luxury-minded travellers will find upscale places to stay in Stansted, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its bars, sporting events and spas. Audley End House, Imperial War Museum Duxford and Chelmsford City Racecourse are some of the top sights around the area. In Stansted, there are 8 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What are the top places to visit in Stansted?
A couple of favourite places to visit are Mountfitchet Castle and House on the Hill Toy Museum. Additionally, you’ll find Audley End House and Imperial War Museum Duxford in the area.
How should I get around Stansted?
If you want to venture outside the area, take a train from Stansted Mountfitchet Station. Stansted might not have many public transport options to choose from, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.
What's the seasonal weather in Stansted?
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 Stansted is 659 mm.

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