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Best Western Plus Epping Forest enjoys a super setting on the Southern borders of ancient Epping Forest......making it the ideal location for getting out and about in one of Englands most beautiful beauty spots!

Whether you are busy on business, courting as a couple or having fun as a family, you'll love that Best Western Plus Epping Forest has something for everyone. With direct links to the city and 2 major airports, getting where you want to be is as easy as getting a great night's sleep here!

We're all about traditional family values here, so when we welcome you into our hotel we welcome you into our home. You can enjoy a hearty meal in our Forest Restaurant, spend quality time playing board games in our lounge or even go down to the woods for a picnic. Our spacious bedrooms provide you with ample comfort, leaving you with little to do but relax and enjoy your stay!

Best Western Plus Epping Forest has much to offer in the way of relaxation. Take time out with a book about the history of the mystical Forest, enjoy a hearty meal in our Forest Restaurant or simply while away a few minutes as you pet our Bears!

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30 Oak Hill
Woodford Green
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6349*


Bars, Free WIFI, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to some floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 12:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Chef John Leighton


The Forest Restaurant

The Forest Restaurant is located on the ground floor and offers a range of freshly prepared dishes to suit all tastes, using locally sourced ingredients and offering mouthwatering meals at affordable prices. You can expect a varied choice of menus, complimented by carefully selected wines.........so here's to homely hospitality!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 15:00
Dinner: 17:30 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary

Forest Bar

Our Forest bar is open from 11:00 to 23:00

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


We make memories here at Best Western Plus Epping Forest Hotel, and do everything we can to make your special day live on forever. With a range of wedding packages tailor made to suit the happy couple, as well as fantastic photo opportunities in the ancient Epping Forest to ensure you look as good as you feel on your special day, we also serve up fabulous food to make this the perfect venue for a perfect couple.

Wedding service and reception venue

We're licensed until 1am, so you can dance the night away into the wee hours and enjoy your celebrations for longer with us. We do have a resident DJ, Magician, Singers, Wedding Bands, tribute acts and comedians, who will all wow you, but you're also welcome to bring your own entertainment to personalise your party!


Incredibly versatile and open to any suggestions to ensure your day is perfect, our menu makers can chop and change dishes to suit any preference you, your friends or family may have.....from the type of bread roll you choose to the delicious desserts you want to treat yourselves to. Our highly skilled and passionate Chefs will create anything you like to add the icing on the cake for your special day!


Registry office:
Waltham Forest
106 Grove Road, Walthamstow, London E17 9BY
0208 496 2719

For any enquiries please call Events Team on 0208 7879988

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M11, J4, 2.00 miles
Nearest train station: Highams Park Station, 0.70 miles
Nearest tube station: South Woodford, 25.00 mins
Nearest airport: London Stansted, 26.00 miles
Free parking on site (80 spaces)

30 Oak Hill
Woodford Green

What's nearby?


  • 02 Arena (10.9 miles)

  • Tottenham Hotspur (5.4 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Epping Forest (0.1 miles)

  • ExCel London (12 miles)

  • Olympic Village (4.7 miles)

  • Towie Tour (15.5 miles)

  • Tower of London (12.5 miles)


  • Westfield Shopping Centre, Stratford (5 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


Best Western Plus Epping Forest offers all-inclusive packages with straight forward pricing..... and no hidden extras!

Our largest suite can cater for up to 250 people, and help you bring seminars, meetings, conferences, team building events and much more to life. Our dedicated team will go out of their way to ensure you don't have to go out of yours, and make sure every event you host is a success.

Available room set ups

U shape

Statesman 1

This is a fantastic and newly refurbished function room, complete with a gorgeous glass atrium, overlooking Epping Forest (for those all important breakout sessions!) and able to host from 2 - 250 people. The suite can be divided into 3 separate rooms too, all with air conditioning, free WiFi and natural daylight.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Statesman 1 150 50 45 40 40
Statesman 2 30 12 20 15 15
Statesman 3 30 12 20 15 15
Statesman 4 0 0 0 8 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 318 traveller reviews
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Great little well priced hotel!

01/12/2016 Paula N, London, United Kingdom

Second trip to this hotel on business. Friendly efficinet staff. Breakfast was good and I had supper in the restaurant - v good meat pie & gravy! Room was spotless bed and showere very good. Really i... more


Much improved.......

30/11/2016 Ada1207, Bristol, United Kingdom

I have stayed here reasonably frequently over many years and recent improvements have elevated the general standard of the hotel. The reception area is large and can be cold but with fully glazed fro... more


Very nice hotel, bar food not great but acceptable

28/11/2016 664glenysh, Ilkley, United Kingdom

Lovely clean comfy room, brilliant staff, good breakfast. Wifi worked fine in both bedroom and open areas.Enjoyable stay. But evening meal in bar definitely bog standard "freezer to microwave" so a bi... more


What you see is what you get

27/11/2016 Nic P,

I've stayed here 3 times over the past 12 months, each stay has been perfectly adequate with no major faults, breakfast is always very good too. I have found that the second floor is slightly tacky, ... more


Lovely staff

26/11/2016 Avcofdino2000, Margate, United Kingdom

Pleasant hotel but a little too much grey in entrance which made it feel cold. Receptionist/Bar man was inexperienced and wasn't sure of check in but got there. Corridors on floors were grubby and n... more

Owner Response
Donna L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Epping Forest, responded to this review
Thank you for your valued feedback. I am sorry to hear you had some issues on your arrival but am glad that this was resolved for you. I am glad however to hear that you found the staff to be helpful and would like to discuss with you further any issues you faced with the Front Desk team. I am also disappointed that you were disturbed by noise in the room. All the information you have provided has been passed on to the relevant departments to monitor. I would like for you to contact me with the dates of your stay and if possible your room number in order for us to address these issues. Please do get in touch with myself on fohtl@eppingforesthotel.co.uk Kind Regards