Best Western Manor hotel near Stansted Airport
Set in eight acres of woodland, the Best Western Stansted Manor Hotel feels a world away from the hustle and bustle of the airport. In fact, it's less than four miles away. But as you relax in your spacious, en suite room with its marble tiled bathroom and, if you're lucky, a king size bed, you'll struggle to believe it. You might not even want to - going on holiday might suddenly seem less appealing when you have to leave comfort like this behind.
Hotel Address Best Western Stansted Manor Hotel
Directions to Hotel Leave the M11 at junction 8 and follow the signs for the A120 to Hertford.
After a short distance you will approach another roundabout. Leave this roundabout at the third exit, following the signs for Birchanger. The hotel entrance is the next turning on your left.
Hotel Facilities a restaurant, a bar, a lounge, wifi access in the public areas, a conference suite for up to 35 people, and a marquee which can accommodate up to 200 people.
Room Facilities Rooms at the Stansted Manor Hotel all have a marble tiled en suite bathroom with a powerful shower, a king size bed or two four-foot double beds, satellite TV, a hairdryer, an iron and an ironing board, a clock radio, a trouser press, a comfortable sitting area, tea and coffee making facilities, broadband internet access, a telephone and a modem point.
Leisure Facilities Guests can get free passes to use at the Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing Centre in Bishop's Stortford, about two miles away. Facilities include a swimming pool, a fitness centre with plenty of equipment, a spa pool, a steam room and a creche. You can take part in exercise classes or treat yourself to a range of relaxation therapies. The centre is open from 6.30am to 10.30pm from Monday to Thursday, from 6.30am to 9pm on Fridays, and from 8am to 8pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Restaurant Details How do you fancy grilled fillet of sea bass on a fresh crab cake, dressed with a light saffron cream and garnished with crayfish?
That's the sort of delectable dinner you could be tucking into in Wyndhams Restaurant, which serves a wide selection of meat, fish, seafood and vegetarian dishes.
Start with roasted fresh asparagus wrapped in parma ham, move onto bean cassoulet with a lightly spiced tomato and fresh herb sauce, and finish with chocolate ripple cheesecake on a white chocolate cream.
As well as the a la carte menu, there is a table d'hote menu which changes daily. Drinks are available from the bar.
The restaurant is open from 4am to 10am for breakfast, from noon to 2pm for lunch, and from 7pm to 10pm for dinner. Prices for main courses at dinner start from Â£12.95.
Lighter dishes are available in Wyndhams Lounge, which serves light bites, sandwiches, toasted sandwiches, salads, main courses, desserts and a children's menu. Much of the menu is only available from noon to 2pm and from 6pm to 10pm, but sandwiches and snacks are served 24 hours a day.
Breakfast Details Wyndhams Restaurant is open for breakfast from 4am to 10am. Continental breakfasts are available from 4am, and English breakfasts are available from 7am.
Disabled Facilities The hotel has four accessible rooms for disabled guests. These have grab rails by the bath and the toilet, larger doorways, sliding doors to the bathroom and lowered beds. All the public areas are on the ground floor and are accessible to disabled guests, and there is a lift to all the other floors.
Transfer Information Your car is collected from the terminal when you leave and brought back when you return from holiday, so no transfers are needed.