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Enjoy a great escape in Essex!

Best Western Epping Forest Hotel is a wonderful hotel in Essex and enjoys a super setting on the southern borders of ancient Epping Forest. It's the ideal location for getting out and about in one of Englands most celebrated beauty spots.

Whether you are on business, courting as a couple or having fun as a family, this superb Essex hotel has something for everyone. With direct links to the city and 2 major airports nearby, you can enjoy unspoilt woodland inside the M25 and never be far from where it's all happening. Just a short distance away, you'll find the O2 Arena and for football fans, it's close to White Hart Lane for Tottenham Hotspur and the former Olympic Stadium in Stratford for the new home of West Ham United. Plus if you're a fan of The Only Way Is Essex, you'll feel right at home 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 the 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.

We have dedicated rooms which make this superbly located Essex hotel a great conference venue. It's also the perfect place to hold a wedding celebration with dedicated staff and flexible function rooms.

The best of the capital within in easy reach and a beautiful forest on your doorstep you get the best of both worlds at the Best Western Epping Forest Hotel in Essex.

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Location

30 Oak Hill
Woodford Green
London
IG8 9NY
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6349*

Summary

Bars, Free WIFI, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to some floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted £10 per dog per night
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 12:00

Facilities

Dining and Bars

The Best Western Epping Forest Hotel offers a lovely place to eat near Essex, close to the ancient forest.

Chef John Leighton

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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 mouth watering meals at affordable prices. You can expect a varied choice of menus, complemented by carefully selected wines. Our full English breakfast and popular Sunday carvery are renowned.

Opening hours

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

Whether you're here for a relaxing drink after a busy day exploring the city or the forest, expect a warm welcome at our lovely Forest bar. With a wide selection of beers and expansive wine list to choose from, it's a great spot to pause for a while. We also serve afternoon tea and coffee, which you can enjoy with companions in friendly, convivial surroundings.

Opening hours

11:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Weddings

We make memories here at Best Western Epping Forest Hotel, and do everything we can to make your special day one you'll cherish. We offer a range of wedding packages tailor-made to suit the happy couple. You can take advantage of 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 wedding venue near Essex.

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.

Catering

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 or your family and friends may have. From the type of bread roll you choose to the delicious desserts you want to treat yourselves to, we can be completely flexible. Our highly skilled and passionate chefs will create anything you like to add the icing on the cake for your special day.

Registrar

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)

Address
30 Oak Hill
Woodford Green
London
IG8 9NY
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • 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)

Shopping

  • Westfield Shopping Centre, Stratford (5 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

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Best Western Epping Forest makes for a great conference venue near Essex, offering all-inclusive packages with straightforward pricing and no hidden extras. Our dedicated team will go out of their way to ensure that every event you host is a success. We'll help you bring seminars, meetings, conferences, team-building events and much more to life.

Venue

We have 4 Statesman suites, offering large and small options to suit any size of meeting. The newly refurbished Statesman 1 comes complete with a gorgeous glass atrium, overlooking Epping Forest (for those all-important breakout sessions). It's able to comfortably host anything from 2 to 250 people. The suite can be divided into 3 separate rooms too - all with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and natural daylight.

Packages

We offer competitive packages that include everything you'll need for your meeting - from flip charts to projectors. Our dedicated team will also serve unlimited refreshments throughout your event and attend to your every need. Should delegates wish to stay overnight, we offer preferential rates that include dinner and breakfast.

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
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

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 341 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 101
Rating: 4 89
Rating: 3 73
Rating: 2 36
Rating: 1 42
Rating

Good location for London

11/04/2017 Jag6609,

I have stayed in this hotel twice. The first time the room was very nice and of high standard. This time the room we had was a bit tired. The bathroom in particular could do with a makeover. The rooms... more

Owner Response
Donna L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Epping Forest, responded to this review
Thank you for your feedback and for returning to stay with us at the hotel. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the amenities provided for you in your room, however I am sorry to hear that you found the room to be a little tired on this occasion and will look into this with the team here at the hotel. I am however pleased to hear that you found the room to be clean and comfortable. We are glad that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet, we do have a wide selection available and this proves popular with our guests. Thank you for your comments regarding the team being friendly and helpful, we are always so pleased to hear this and I will ensure your comments are passed on to the team. We hope you return to see us again in the future. Kind Regards Donna Lee Reception Supervisor
Rating

Don't judge a book by its cover....

06/04/2017 Nick H, Swindon, United Kingdom

This is a tired looking grey building. The corridoors are drab too. Inside though, its quite nice. The staff are very pleasant, and the beer and food are quite good. Much better than first impre... 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 glad to hear that you found your room to be quiet and suitable for your business travel and am also pleased that you liked our restaurant and bar and found our staff to be welcoming. I apologise that you were disturbed by another guest on this occasion and would like to assure you that we do take our guest comfort seriously and always take steps to address any issues such as this. We hope you will return to see us in the future and if you need any assistance please do let us know. Kind Regards Donna Lee Reception Supervisor
Rating

basic but comfortable

01/04/2017 tonymDarlington, darlington

first impressions were not good . very 70s style frontage with awful looking tables and chairs outside. having said that the room was very clean and tidy. nice bed , good television and complimentary ... more

Owner Response
Donna L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Epping Forest, responded to this review
Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you found the room to your liking and found the bathroom and the toiletries provided in the rooms to your satisfaction. I am sorry to hear that there seemed to be an issue with the shower pressure, I have passed your feedback on to our maintenance team to address. We do have a car park with a coded exit barrier as well as CCTV here at the hotel however as in any car park would always advise guests to be aware of any belongings left inside vehicles. Kind Regards Donna Lee Reception Supervisor
Rating

It's nice to have plenty of parking

27/03/2017 Derek C,

Well the hotel was a little bit challenging to spot out, that might be me having issues with GPS and not noticing the sign. The parking was ample i.e. I was able to park on a Saturday night which is ... more

Owner Response
Donna L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Epping Forest, responded to this review
Dear Derek C With regards to your review on Tripadvisor, thank you for your comments Regarding the issues you found in your room I appreciate your comments and have duly passed these on to the appropriate people. If we can help with any future bookings please do not hesitate to contact myself direct via email fohtl@bwepping.com Regards Donna Lee
Rating

Not a bad hotel - just a bit tatty

23/03/2017 Gus G,

Stayed here this week and I was pleasantly surprised at the room rate . Staff here are lovely , food maybe a little too expensive but all in all a nice find . The hotel is centrally located to Epping... more

Owner Response
Donna L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Epping Forest, responded to this review
Dear Gus G Thank you for your feedback regarding your weeks stay with us It was a pleasure to read that you found the staff, room and food to accommodating. With regards to the issue you mentioned this has duly be passed to the appropriate department. We look forward to welcoming back to Best Western Plus Epping Forest Regards Donna Lee