The town of Stansted is one of the most convenient routes into the UK's political and financial capital of London. By choosing a hotel in Stansted, you have the flexibility of flying on to further international destinations via the town's airport, whilst having quick access to the commercial opportunities and cultural highlights of London.
What is unique about Stansted?
Stansted Airport was designed by renowned architect, Norman Foster, winning him and his firm the Mies van der Rohe Award for European Architecture. Stansted is well connected to global commercial centre London, the British industrial hubs of Birmingham and Leicester, and also the quintessentially English, thousand-year old city of Cambridge.
What are the advantages for business travellers?
The express train takes just over thirty minutes to reach the London financial district around Liverpool Street Station. The first class service provides guests with free coffee and mineral water as well as spacious tables perfect for working. Liverpool Street Station is a transport nexus, from which you will be able to connect efficiently with services to any destination in the capital. This includes Canary Wharf, another financial district of London and futuristic world of glass-fronted skyscrapers by the Thames. Stansted itself is a smaller town than other airport towns supporting London, and offers travellers a comfortable and convenient business experience. A number of international conferences are hosted in the modern facilities here, with meeting rooms seating anywhere up to 400 people available.
What is nearby when I book a hotel in Stansted?
From your hotel in Stansted, you are within commutable distance of one of the world's busiest and most exciting cities. You will find outstanding restaurants and world-class entertainment in London. Even the most obscure of interests are represented in the British capital. In the summer, hotspots include the South Bank, a leisure district by the Thames with galleries, theatres and festivals. If arriving at Liverpool Street Station on a weekend, lunch at nearby Borough Market, located underneath Borough Station. A hive of activity, it has vendors selling everything from oysters to speciality coffee. English literary giant Samuel Johnson said that those who tire of London are tired of life. But if you do crave something different, Stansted isn't far from Cambridge. Hire an elegant punting boat and glide along the river Cam, whilst sipping champagne and eating fresh strawberries.