This is a family-friendly hotel and restaurant. The hotel is the perfect choice for both business and leisure guests. There are twin or double rooms and extra beds are available on request when reserved in advance. There are also rooms with a connecting door available on request for families. The hotel has 94 rooms in total and was fully renovated in 2004. The hotel offers guests facilities including a reception lobby with 24-hour checkout service, a café, bar and restaurant, conference room facilities and a car park. For an additional fee the hotel provides a laundry service. The hotel also has a WIFI hotspot for wireless Internet access.
This hotel is conveniently located close to the industrial and town centre area of Basildon. Glouster Park, where guests can unwind, is only a short walk away, while the nearby Festival Leisure Park is ideal for a more lively night out. The hotel has a good location for both rail and road users with Basildon train and bus stations being just 5 minutes by car or 20 minutes by foot away. In addition, Southend-on-Sea is a mere 30 minutes' drive and shopping opportunities can be found at Lakeside which can be reached in 20 minutes.
All the rooms have a charming and welcoming atmosphere and have their own bathroom with bath and shower. In every one of the rooms, guests will find a courtesy tray, television with satellite channels, a work surface, an alarm clock, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, an iron and ironing board, individually regulated heating units, a terrace, seating area and modem connection point.
Breakfast is served between 6 am and 9 am Monday to Friday, and between 8 am and 11 am on Saturday and Sunday. Guests can choose between the continental buffet or the full English breakfast option. The restaurant is open between 12 noon and 9.45 pm and the bar is open until approximately 11 pm.
The hotel accepts Visa, MasterCard, Switch, Maestro, American Express and Solo.
From the M25 take junction 29 on to the A127 to Southend arterial road towards Southend and Basildon. After about 12 km there is a junction sign-posted to Basildon and Billericay A176. Exit at this junction and take the first left on the following two roundabouts. Follow signs for the industrial areas; these will lead to a set of traffic lights at which guests should turn left into the car park.
The reception is open from 6 am until 11 pm Monday to Friday and 8 am until 11 pm on Saturday and Sunday. There is a night porter on duty every night after 11 pm for late arrivals.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board