Hotels near Stansted airport - Travel Extras
Stansted airport is located 30 miles north-east of London and is well connected to the country's motorway network. Passengers travelling from London are advised to use the Stansted Express; a rail link which operates from Liverpool Street station until midnight. Anyone catching a flight in the small hours (who doesn't have access to a car) may run into problems getting to Stansted airport and should consider staying in a nearby hotel. Similarly; late or delayed arrivals might do well to book a room in advance.
A number of Stansted airport hotels allow guests to park at reduced rates and occasionally for free. It's a good idea to do the 'maths' as it often works out cheaper to book a room (and take advantage of the complimentary parking), than to leave your vehicle in one of the over-priced car parks nearby. Spending the night in a room also ensures that your gets off to a relaxed start and that there will be no 'last minute' hiccups. Stansted is served by a number of airport hotels, including the following:
Harlow Moat House
Located 11 miles from Stansted airport, the Harlow Moat House is a mid-range hotel offering long-term car parking deals and complimentary airport transfers. As the name suggests the hotel is part of the well-known Moat House chain which is synonymous with value and comfort.
Harlow Moat House, Southern Way, Harlow, Essex CM18 7BA
Tel: 01279 829988Stansted Hilton
The Stansted Hilton is both the most convenient and the most comfortable of the airport's hotels. Admittedly it's fairly pricey, but offers all the luxurious trappings associated with such a well-regarded brand.
Hilton London Stansted, Stansted Airport, Round Coppice rd, Essex CM24 1SF
Tel: 01279 680800Stansted Airport Motel
The Stansted Airport Motel is a sensibly priced option situated close to the airport buildings. The hotel offers parking packages and complimentary transfers.
Stansted Airport Motel, Stortford rd, Little Canfield, Dunmow Essex, CM6 1SS
Tel: 01279 871777The Saracen's Head Hotel
This charming 18th coaching inn offers a different ambience to the slightly soul-less travel lodges and motels that you normally stay in prior to catching a plane. It's reasonably priced and located eight miles from the airport.
The Saracen's Head Hotel, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1AG
Telephone: 01371 873901