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Hampton by Hilton London Stansted Airport - Stansted - Lobby
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Holiday Inn Express London - Stansted Airport - Stansted - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
The Yew Tree
8 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Hunters Meet
7.8 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Down Hall Hotel
7.9 Good
Free Wi-Fi

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Top tips for finding Stansted hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Stansted, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Stansted in January and December.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Stansted if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Tuesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Stansted found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £48, while the most expensive was £127.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Stansted for 1 day.
  • Visitors to the Stansted Mountfitchet area can find some Stansted hotels near local attractions, like Mountfitchet Castle and Norman Village. The ruins date back to 1066 and remain one of the key attractions in the town. A booking at The Linden Stansted leaves you within easy reach of the site and is also within walking distance of Stansted Mountfitchet Windmill, the town’s other key landmark.
  • The village of Stansted Mountfitchet is a short taxi ride from Stansted Airport (STN) and is very accessible via public transport, so a hire car isn’t necessary to get around if you’re only in town for a few days. Kings Arms Hotel offers accommodations a short distance from Stansted Bus Station and Stansted Railway Station, for those riding the mainline from London Liverpool Street.
  • Golf enthusiasts can work on their game at one of two golf courses around the Stansted area and enjoy a good night’s rest at a hotel within easy reach of either one. Ramada by Wyndham London Stansted Airport is recommended for its free parking privileges and proximity to the M11, for those playing Bishop’s Stortford Golf Club. Meanwhile, Desalis Hotel London Stansted is an affordable choice with a 24-hour reception and an airport shuttle service, if you care to try the links at Golf World Stansted.
  • When you are choosing a hotel in Stansted (Essex), you will likely find cheaper hotels if you look a bit further away from the airport terminal building. You could, for example, opt for a hotel such as Days Inn by Wyndham London Stansted Airport, which is well-priced and also close to the airport itself, should you be flying the next day.
  • Hotels in Stansted are well located for business travellers due to the close proximity to Stansted Airport. You can enjoy great facilities, such as a business centre and conference rooms, right next to the terminal building in a hotel such as Novotel London Stansted Airport.
  • Choose a hotel with free Wi-Fi to ensure that you can work, stream films, and stay connected. With many of the hotels in Stansted, such as Holiday Inn Express London – Stansted Airport, offering internet for free, it won’t be long before you’re online.
  • If you have driven to Stansted and want to park your car, you should choose a hotel with free parking as it will save you money and give you peace of mind. Choose a hotel such as Great Hallingbury Manor, which is close to the airport and also offers parking for free.
  • For those who want to save money on their trip to Stansted, opting for a hotel with self-catering facilities is a good idea. A hotel such as Stansted Coach House has a microwave and refrigerator, so you can cook at your convenience. It is also located a 10-minute walk from the nearest supermarket, so you will be able to buy food for your holiday with ease.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Stansted

  • Which Stansted hotels are recommended for family stays?

    For families travelling with infants, Holiday Inn Express London – Stansted Airport offers parking facilities and connecting rooms with available cots, plus it serves an inclusive breakfast between 5 am and 10 am. There’s a dedicated leisure space with a pool table where the kids can play and meeting rooms if you need to take care of some business away from the office. The hotel also welcomes pets and is a short drive from House on the Hill Museum.

  • What Stansted hotels are close to good restaurants?

    Lower Street, near Mountfitchet Castle & Norman Village, has a variety of local eateries where you can stop for a bite after exploring the surrounding attractions. They’re all along the B1051, so an airport hotel like Novotel London Stansted Airport would be a great accommodation to book.

  • Where are some of the best hotels in Stansted for couples?

    Whilst Stansted is primarily known for its airport, there is plenty of beautiful British countryside surrounding it, which makes it great for a romantic holiday destination. You could choose a hotel such as Spring Paddocks in East Hertfordshire, which makes for a great base to set off on romantic walks.

  • Which part of Stansted is close to the nightlife?

    Stansted is close to the town of Bishop Stortford, which has various bars and restaurants. You could stay at the George Hotel, which is located centrally in town and situated close to popular evening destinations such as Dogs Head and The Half Moon. Alternatively, for a more adventurous night out, a train to London only takes 45 minutes via the Stansted Express.

  • Are there any specific times when prices might rise dramatically?

    Stansted is a popular place for people to stay, especially as it is so close to Stansted Airport. During school holidays, hotels tend to be harder to book and more expensive, as more families are travelling during this period of time. If you plan to travel during the summer months, for example, it’s best to book your Stansted hotel well in advance.

  • Do any of the hotels in Stansted offer free breakfast?

    Yes, many of the hotels in Stansted offer free breakfast. This is a great way to start your day, especially if you are rushing to get a flight. It also helps you save money on buying food elsewhere. You could choose, for example, Stansted Lodge, which provides free breakfast to all its guests.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Stansted?

    Although the average price for a double room in Stansted is £117, £57 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Stansted for tonight?

    Hotel room prices will vary depending on facilities and location. The cheapest double room in Stansted for tonight found in the last 3 hours was £57. We also found 3-star hotels from £73 and 4-star hotels from £81.

  • How much is a hotel in Stansted for this weekend?

    The cheapest hotel room in Stansted for the upcoming weekend found on KAYAK in the last 3 days was for £63 per night. For the same dates, 3-star hotel rooms have been found for as low as £63 per night and 4-star hotel rooms from £87 per night.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Stansted?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Stansted districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Stansted city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Stansted hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Stansted that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Ramada by Wyndham London Stansted Airport, The Yew Tree and Hunters Meet.

Where to stay in Stansted?

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