Stay before you fly - or after you touch down - at one of the Stansted Airport hotels and reap the benefits of a smooth transit...
Located just off the M11 and within a 30-minute drive of the M25, you might want to avoid any pre-flight road works or clogged-up carriageways and opt for a stay at one of the cheap hotels near Stansted Airport. Once you've checked in for the night, you can simply relax and look forward to your getaway without any nerves about motorway mayhem. Staying overnight before you fly, especially for morning flights, means you can snooze for longer in a nice, warm comfortable bed.
There are plenty of hotels at Stansted Airport and in the nearby areas. For the ultimate in convenience, the four-star Radisson Blu is connected to the terminal via a covered walkway. You can even park at the hotel and a member of staff will move your car to their secure compound - simply hand in the keys and relax. Find out more about park and stay packages in our guide hotels with parking.
Other nearby hotel choices include those offered by budget brands, such as the Stansted Bishop's Stortford Travelodge, as well as independently-run accommodation, like the stylish DeSalis Hotel Stansted.
To find your ideal hotel, you need to weigh up the benefits of any extras, such as parking and transfers. Use our handy guide to learn more and then compare the best deals on Stansted Airport hotels using the TravelSupermarket search tool.
Find out why booking a park and stay package could save you money...
Selected hotels around Stansted Airport offer car parking as part of your overnight package. By combining these two travel extras, guests can take advantage of significant savings. It's wise to compare the cost of a package with prices offered for a separate hotel and car park - you might be pleasantly surprised.
Search for airport hotels with parking on TravelSupermarket and we'll show you the best deals, making it clear if parking is on-site or if you will have to drive to another car park before you fly.
Reaching the airport is easy - though not always free. Read on and weigh up your options before making a booking...
The Radisson Blu is connected to Stansted Airport, so you don't need to worry about an airport transfer. Other hotels near Stansted Airport offer a shuttle service. Some hotels include your transfer in the cost of your stay, while other hotels charge a few pounds. Those without shuttle services can help you to arrange a taxi (expect to pay around £10 for a 10-minute journey). We tell you all of this information up front, so you won't be stung by any nasty surprises once you've made your booking.
Don't wait for the hours to tick away, see what the area around Stansted has to offer to visitors...
The historic market town of Bishop's Stortford is worth a look and it has a good selection of bars and restaurants, if you don't fancy dining at the hotel. It's a 10-minute taxi or car journey from the airport to the town centre. If you have some daylight hours to kill, Hatfield Forest National Nature Reserve - a former royal hunting forest - is also only minutes away.
It takes 45 minutes to reach central London on the Stansted Express train service, so you could see the sights of the capital if you have a few hours to spare. Pre-booking tickets for this service can save you money.
Be sure to arrange any airport extras before you travel too, as you can get improved rates when you pre-order your currency for collection at Stansted.
Make savings on access to the executive lounge at Stansted Airport too; save money on the walk-up price by booking in advance with TravelSupermarket. And, if you decide that a hotel stay doesn't meet your needs on this trip, simply book cheap car parking at Stansted Airport. For these and a host of other travel extras, search for the best deals on TravelSupermarket.
Take the hassle out of flying from busy London Stansted Airport (STN) and book a stay in one of the many hotels near Stansted Airport.
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