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Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport, an IHG Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in Bishop's Stortford with restaurant and bar/lounge

7.8/10 Good

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Guests rated location

  • Convenient110 positive mentions
  • Quiet74 positive mentions
  • Safe52 positive mentions
  • Transportation42 positive mentions
  • Easy Parking40 positive mentions

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
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Thremhall Avenue, London Stansted Airport, Bishop's Stortford, England, CM24 1PY
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Self parking
  • 5 meeting rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
  • Luggage storage
For families
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Audley End House - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • Stansted Airport (STN) - 3 min drive
  • Cambridge (CBG) - 41 min drive
  • London (SEN-Southend) - 44 min drive
  • London City Airport (LCY) - 47 min drive
  • Luton Airport (LTN) - 62 min drive
  • Stansted Mountfitchet Station - 8 min drive
  • Elsenham Station - 9 min drive
  • Stansted Airport Station - 24 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport, an IHG Hotel is just 1.5 mi (2.3 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle (available 24 hours) for GBP 3 per person one-way. Guests looking for a bite to eat can check out The Great Room, which serves breakfast and dinner. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and airport proximity.

Languages

English, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 254 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - anytime
  • Express check-in/out
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 2 per room)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • Pets must be supervised
  • Food and water bowls available

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (GBP 12 per night)
  • Onsite extended parking (GBP 17 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

What to do

  • Pool table
  • Access to nearby indoor pool

Working away

  • 5 meeting rooms

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • ATM/banking

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord

Languages

  • English
  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 28-inch TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

The Great Room - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of GBP 3 per person (one-way)

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between December 7 and January 31.

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night

Parking

  • Self parking costs GBP 12 per night
  • Extended parking costs GBP 17 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global).

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts major credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Holiday Inn Express London Hotel Stansted Airport
Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport
Holiday Inn Express Stansted Airport
Holiday Inn Express Stansted Airport London
Stansted Airport Holiday Inn Express
Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport Hotel
Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport Bishop's Stortford
Express London Stansted Bisho

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Overall score and ratings

7.8

Good

8.2/10

Cleanliness

8.2/10

Staff & service

7.5/10

Amenities

7.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.6/10

Eco-friendliness

8/10 Very Good

Frances, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Would recommend this hotel.
My friend and I stayed on 2 separate nights. It was a comfortable and clean room, and the staff were very friendly. The airport shuttle bus was just outside of the door so that was a big help. We would stay again.
Gillian, 1-night trip with friends
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2/10 Poor

Paul, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Disgraceful.
We had to change rooms as the first room was not clean. One of the beds had dirty sheets. The next room had a really bad stale smell. The whole place had a stale smell. The lifts were filthy. After travelling for most of the day we were looking forward to a relaxing drink before retiring. The bar was shut at 10.30. No room service. Informed that we could walk 10/15 minutes to the service station and buy a drink there, if we wanted. We didn't bother. Hotel in the middle of nowhere. Breakfast was fine. A lot of complaints from other guests. Totally crossed off my list.
1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Simple no frills airport hotel.
Simple no frills airport hotel
Thomas, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Stuart, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Angela, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

John, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Holiday hotel
Stayed the bought before going to Malta. Our room was ok, no view, didn’t matter, Being parked so close to hotel was perfect.Husbands complaint was choice of draught beers, none his favourites, Had meal in the restaurant, very good.It was all expensive but you expect that, would definitely stay again.
jane, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Nicholas, 1-night trip
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