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BEST WESTERN The Bell Hotel Epping.

BEST WESTERN The Bell Hotel Epping was originally a 16th Century Coaching Inn, and is set in lovely, lush green grounds. The hotel is ideal for visiting the Capital, but lets you escape the hustle and bustle after a hard days sightseeing! The hotel is a popular place to stay for those enjoying the towns nightlife. Epping tube station makes life even easier if you're here for a few days!

For business guests, or families stopping over before a foreign holiday, Stansted Airport is within a short drive to the North via the M11. The newly built Olympic Stadium in East London is just 30 minutes drive from us too!

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High Road
Bell Common
CM16 4DG


Restaurant / hotel exterior currently under refurbishment. Disruption minimal and full restaurant service available.
Bars, Free WIFI, Restaurants, No Lift
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

Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars


Nirvana Indian Restaurant

Our Restaurant caters for individual dinners, as well as larger business gatherings. The quality food reflects traditional British cooking trends and modern European cuisine. A selection of quality wines from all around the world is available to complement your mealso heres to a memorable evening or two!
Please note: Indian restaurant not open on Sundays

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 09:30
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

Lounge Bar

The Bar and Lounge area at this wonderful hotel combines a relaxed atmosphere with your favourite drinks. You can also while watch sports on big screen televisions or surf the internet.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Epping Golf Club

Course information

Course Type:
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Distance: 5405 Yards
No handicap required


1.00 miles away in Epping


9 holes Yes
18 holes £21.00

West Essex Golf Club

Course information

Course Type:
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Distance: 6289 Yards
No handicap required


6.00 miles away in Chingford


9 holes Yes
18 holes £25.00


BEST WESTERN The Bell Hotel Epping is a licensed Wedding Venue, and we can cater for both large and small celebrations (to a maximum of 60 seated and 100 guests for buffet). If you want to wed in the great outdoors, we can welcome up to 250 guests with Marquees in our gardens.

Wedding service and reception venue

Outside, our garden is perfect for pictures. Inside, we can arrange a DJ or live entertainment for an unforgettable reception. There's a children play area to keep the little ones entertained too!


We're all about choice when it comes to planning your big dayso take your pick from our wide choice of buffet and sit-down menus. There's something to suit every taste!


Registry office:
Epping Registry Office
St Johns Road, Epping, CM16 5DN
01992 572788

For any enquiries please call Rita Smith on 01992 573138

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M11, J7, 2.00 miles
Nearest train station: Epping, 1.00 miles
Nearest tube station: Epping Tube Station, 20.00 mins
Nearest airport: London Stansted, 17.00 miles
Free parking on site (100 spaces)
On site disabled parking (4 spaces)

High Road
Bell Common
CM16 4DG

What's nearby?


  • Loughton Golf Club (1 miles)

  • High Beech Golf Course (2 miles)

  • West Essex Golf Club (2 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Epping Forest (0.5 miles)

  • Excel London (10 miles)

  • Olympic Stadium (12 miles)

  • River Lee Country Park (3 miles)

  • Paradise Wildlife Park (8 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

Our comfortable uncluttered meeting rooms are the ideal environment for meetings, conferences, exhibitions and training sessions. Our fully equipped meeting rooms can accommodate from 10 to 85 guests, and we provide free car parking on site for up to 100 cars.

Available room set ups

U shape

Churchill Suite 1 & 2

With natural daylight and air-conditioning, our main suite also has its own bar and a buffet area. The room can be divided into two for smaller functions and can also accommodate a dance floor!

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Churchill Suite 1 & 2 90 30 40 32 80
Churchill Suite 1 40 12 20 16 40
Churchill Suite 2 40 12 20 15 40
Epping Green 25 12 10 16 0
Hoddesdon 25 12 10 16 0
Thaxted 14 0 0 10 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 251 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 26
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Rating: 1 47

Clean room with very comfortable bed

30/06/2015 Julieandshaunp,

We stayed here for one night after a wedding a Blake Hall which is just a stones throw away. Hotel let down by the fact that you cannot get even a soft drink at the hotel. Not good when you are slight... more


Ok for a budget one nighter

30/06/2015 Michael B, Camberley

I normally stay at better quality hotels, but this is the only one in Epping. The room was ok, but a bit tired. The view outside the window was a full skip that had been there a while. The service ... more


Dated, needs to be updated

26/06/2015 Simon C, Grantham, United Kingdom

Staff were great on arrival, but once i went to my room i was first take back by the smell of cleaning products and a strong Musky smell. I left the window open while i was out thinking the room just ... more


Best Western not the Best

25/06/2015 Susan W,

I say in a lot of Best Western hotels for business. The Bell was not up to the standards I normally get. My room wss tatty, worn and tired and the bed very lumpy. The positive was the staff who were... more


Good stay

15/06/2015 Rifvisje, Rozenburg, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

I used this hotel during a business trip in the London area. The location is great just a few miles away from the undergroud to London centre. The hotel itselve is fine. From the outside it looks a bi... more