Best Western Thurrock Hotel

Ship Lane, Aveley, Thurrock, Essex, RM19 1YN, England
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Best Western Thurrock Hotel

Close to Lakeside and Bluewater shopping centres.

You can look forward to a warm welcome at the modern 3-star Best Western Thurrock Hotel in Essex.
Lying just off the M25, it's close to the towns of Thurrock, Grays, Purfleet, Tilbury and Dartford. It's also handy for exploring the North Kent c
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Breakfast is full plated hot breakfast, grab and go is also available
Bars, Free WIFI, Restaurants, No Lift
There is charged parking available onsite.
Pets not accepted
Guide dogs with prior consent
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out14:00 | 11:00

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Ship Lane, Aveley, Thurrock, Essex, RM19 1YN, England
Sat Nav Directions: RM19 1YN
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Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From brekkies that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered. Tuck in.

Chef Jules Shuter
  • Scholars Restaurant
  • Scholars Bar

Scholars Restaurant

At Scholars Restaurant we serve quality food, freshly prepared using local British produce wherever possible.
Our chefs are masters of great grub, whether you're in the mood for a hearty breakfast, light lunch, three-course dinner.
With the likes of rump steak, roast chicken and battered cod and chips on the menu, you can satisfy your appetite with all your favourites. Younger members of the family are also well catered for, with a specific kids' menu. We even do a children's afternoon tea, complete with triangle sandwiches and mini cupcakes.
Our attentive staff are efficient but unobtrusive, ensuring you have a pleasant experience in relaxed surroundings no matter what the occasion here at Best Western Thurrock Hotel. Please be advised that our current restaurant times for dinner are Monday to Thursday 5.30pm-9pm Friday to Sunday CLOSED for dinner

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00
Dinner: 17:30 - 21:00
Weekend times may vary

Scholars Bar

Our stylish and comfortable Scholars Lounge Bar is a spacious place to meet friends, family or work colleagues. Here you can read a paper over morning coffee, grab a lunchtime snack or linger longer over a more filling meal and dessert.
If you fancy something a little stronger than tea or coffee, we have a fantastic selection of prosecco and champagne by the glass or bottle, as well as wines from around the world, from a fruity Chilean merlot to an aromatic New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

Opening hours
Weekend times may vary


In need of some long-overdue pampering at our state-of-the-art spa and leisure facilities? Maybe you're interested in a golf break? Or if you're making an overnight stop-off before a flight or ferry, stay with us and get breakfast, transfer and car parking for the duration of your holiday.

  • Romantic Getaways
  • Seasonal Hotel Favourites

Package Types

Romantic Getaways
Seasonal Hotel Favourites


Valentines Treat 1 Night Package
1 Night
You deserve a Special Treat. A three-course evening meal with a pianist, prosecco and a Red Rose in your room and overnight accommodation in a double en suite room w...
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Prosecco Night Away Package 1 Night
1 Night
Relax with one-night's dinner, bed and breakfast and prosecco package. Package includes a chilled bottle of prosecco on arrival.
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1 Night New Years Eve Package
1 Night
On New Year's Eve, a pre-dinner drink and canapes in the bar at 7 PM. You will be seated at 8 PM for a fabulous dinner with tea/coffee and truffles. At 10:15 PM danc...
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Let us help you create special memories of your big day. Best Western Thurrock Hotel is a popular wedding venue in Essex as it's set in its own pretty grounds and offers great value for money.
Our light and airy Garden Room, with French windows that open out onto the patio overlooking the courtyard, can comfortably hold 120 guests for a wedding breakfast and a further 80 for the evening reception. Our Belmont Suite is ideal for smaller weddings of up to 90 daytime guests and 150 for the evening celebration.
We're licensed for civil ceremonies, so you can get married and have your reception all in the same place.
If you'd prefer a more informal wedding, we'd be delighted to lay on a delicious barbecue or hog roast in the garden.
You don't have to spend thousands on your special day we're happy to help you work to your budget.

For any enquiries please call Mel Myers on 01708860222


Registry office:
Thurrock Council
Thameside complex Orsett Road Grays RM17 5DX
01375 375245

Meetings & Events

Situated within two minutes of the M25, with easy access from London, Best Western Thurrock Hotel could hardly be more convenient for conferences, business meetings and training courses in Essex. And ...

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Situated within two minutes of the M25, with easy access from London, Best Western Thurrock Hotel could hardly be more convenient for conferences, business meetings and training courses in Essex. And with free parking for 200 cars, putting on a large event is no problem.
We have eight meeting rooms to choose from, including our Garden Suite, which can hold up to 200 delegates.
All our conference rooms benefit from natural daylight, free WiFi, quality seating and attentive service from a dedicated team who will help to ensure your event runs smoothly.
We also have a patio and lawn area suitable for outdoor teambuilding activities or for when your guests simply want to enjoy a break in the sunshine.

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Garden Room 200 120 0 50 120
Belmont 150 80 0 40 90
Library 80 30 0 80 40
Aveley 0 0 0 14 0
Belhus 0 0 0 14 0
Chafford 80 40 0 20 0
Davey 80 40 0 20 0
Essex 80 40 0 20 0

Reviews of Best Western Thurrock Hotel

Traveller Overview:
3.0 Rating: 562 reviews
Excellent 20%
Very Good 18%
Average 19%
Poor 16%
Terrible 23%

FellowTraveler748936, wrote review 26/07/2021

A great hotel

I stayed here with my daughter at the weekend and we had a great break. All the staff we met were very helpful and friendly. The whole hotel was very clean, and our room was great. It was so big, my d... more


rac00n47, wrote review 09/07/2021

Perfect wedding venue

I had my wedding here and it was the best choice I made. The management were beyond helpful and friendly. Mel was Amazing every step off the way planning my day. The food was perfect! The rooms did ne... more


Kerry T, wrote review 03/07/2021

Bad staff attitude!!

Currently staying here & I have to say if you see a member of staff, you’re lucky!! The bloke working behind the bar thinks he can tell people to wear a mask when he has no idea if their exempt or not... more


SheenaGreen, wrote review 26/06/2021

100% would not recommend, dirty. Very disappointed

Very disappointed.Would never stay here again.Stains on walls.Cobwebs.Something brown on toilet door!! TV bad reception so couldn’t watch anything properly.Window wouldn’t shut fully so noisy.Carpet n... more


F8996LXbillyh, wrote review 21/06/2021

Friendly Night Manager

Richard the night manager was extremely helpful in a time of real need going further than the port of call to provide great customer service. Which is one of the reasons I stay here every week. Richar... more