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Top 5 Cheap hotels at Stansted Airport

An overnight stay at a Stansted Airport Hotel can be a great way to save yourself time and avoid the hassle of a long drive to the airport on the day of your flight.

By booking one of our cheap hotels at Stansted Airport you can also save some money, and even more so if you choose one of our packages including parking for your car while you're away. Below we've gathered our top 5 cheap hotels at Stansted Airport along with some of the key factors that might help you decide where to stay; you can also see our full range on our Stansted Hotels page and when you're ready to book you can check pricing and availability by entering your travel dates at the top of the page.

Hotel Room only Room with parking 8 days parking
Mystery Hotel From £59* From £132*
Holiday Inn Express From £68* From £114*
Premier Inn - From £77*
Days Inn - From £85*
Travelodge - From £92*
DeSalis From £78* From £97*

*All prices are guide prices; please enter your travel dates at the top of the page for current pricing and availability.

Now that we've given you a brief overview of the hotels on offer let's go into a bit more detail about them:

Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express

Room only from £68*

Room & 8 days parking from £114*

*This is a guide price only.

Rooms include:

  • Free WiFi
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Tea/Coffee facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Blackout curtains
  • Air conditioning

1. Holiday Inn Express

The Holiday Inn Express is our cheapest hotel at Stansted Airport but with free WiFi and a free breakfast thrown in as well you are getting excellent value for money! There is even an on-site fitness room so you can get that last minute work out done.

You have a couple of different options when it comes down to parking at the Holiday Inn Express; we have deals including parking at the hotel, at the airport or a Meet & Greet service. The cheapest option is to park at the airport; you'll park at the hotel on the night of your stay and then move your car to the airport in the morning. From the Stansted Airport car park you can catch a free transfer bus which takes 5 minutes. If you decide to park at the hotel the transfer to the airport costs £3 per person.

The Great Room is the on-site restaurant at the Holiday Inn Express and your destination for your free breakfast - a delicious buffet of hot and cold breakfast items to get your day off to the right start. In the evening the Great Room serves a menu of classic meals including vegetarian options and throughout the day the bar area serves snacks and light bites; no need to worry about going hungry at the Holiday Inn Express.

With blackout curtains, air conditioning and a choice of soft or firm pillows the rooms at the Holiday Inn Express are perfectly designed to help you get a great night's sleep. Before it's time to hit the hay you can use the free WiFi to keep up with your social media or head down to the fitness room and get a workout done before you fly.

2. Premier Inn

The Premier Inn is a well-known name in affordable and comfortable rooms and the Premier Inn at Stansted is no exception to that. Offering free WiFi throughout and with an on-site restaurant serving tasty meals the Premier Inn is a great choice for a stopover.

Parking at the Premier Inn Stansted is provided by the Long Stay car park. On the day of your stay at you can park in the hotel car park although there is an £8 charge for this. In the morning drive to the Long Stay car park and once you've found a space you can jump on the free transfer shuttle which will have you at the terminal in about 10 minutes.

In the morning the Thyme Restaurant provides a generous Premier Inn Breakfast buffet which costs £7.95 per person for the continental selection or £10.50 if you'd like the full cooked option as well. In the evening the restaurant provides a range of contemporary British dishes that are sure to please every appetite and there's even a kids menu.

The rooms at the Premier Inn are spacious and modern with blackout curtains, air conditioning and free WiFi. The king size bed is comfortable and comes with a choice of soft or firm pillows so you can make sure that everything is just right for you to get a great night's sleep.

Premier Inn

Premier Inn

Room only from -

Room & 8 days parking from £77*

*This is a guide price only.

Rooms include:

  • Free WiFi
  • TV
  • Freeview channels
  • Tea/Coffee facilities
  • Blackout curtains
  • Air conditioning
Days Inn

Days Inn

Room only from -

Room & 8 days parking from £85*

*This is a guide price only.

Rooms include:

  • Free WiFi
  • TV
  • Tea/Coffee facilities
  • Hair dryer

3. Days Inn

If you are after a no-frills hotel for a comfortable night's sleep then the Days Inn could be just the thing for you.

For the duration of your trip your car will remain at the Long Stay car park at Stansted Airport. On the day of your stay you can park at the Days Inn car park free of charge, in the morning simply drive to the Long Stay car park and once you've parked up you can catch the free transfer shuttle to Stansted Airport - it takes about 10 minutes.

While the Days Inn doesn't have it's own restaurant the reception provides a breakfast tray to eat in your room; costing £5.95 the tray has cereal, juice, freshly baked pastries and a hot drink. If you are looking for something more substantial then you can take a 2 minute stroll to the Ramada Hotel where a full cooked buffet is just £9.95 per person. For lunch or dinner you can head over to the Welcome Break services or the Ramada Hotel for a meal.

The rooms at the Days Inn are surprisingly spacious and with a comfortable bed and free WiFi you shouldn't have any trouble unwinding and getting a good kip here.

4. Travelodge

The Travelodge at Stansted Airport lives up to the reputation of clean, comfortable and affordable hotels and thanks to its location surrounded by picturesque countryside you'll be able to enjoy a relaxing stay before your flight. The WiFi is free for the first 30 minutes but after that you will need to pay £3 for 24 hrs.

The parking at the Travelodge is provided by the Long Stay car park at Stansted Airport. On the day of your stay you can park your car in the hotel car park for free, then in the morning just drive to the Long Stay car park. Once you've parked up you can jump on the free transfer shuttle to the airport which will take about 10 minutes.

In the morning you can fill your plate with delicious selections from the generous breakfast buffet. If you want to choose from the full buffet of cooked and cold items then it'll cost £8.25 per person or if you only want the continental buffet it's £5.95 per person. In the evening the on-site restaurant offers a range of special deals from a menu that should provide something for everyone.

The rooms at the Travelodge are well-equipped with comfy, king size beds and 4 plump pillows to help you drift off to sleep, before you do you can put your feet up and see what's available on the Freeview channels.

Travelodge

Travelodge

Room only from -

Room & 8 days parking from £92*

*This is a guide price only.

Rooms include:

  • WiFi - Charges apply after the first 30 minutes
  • TV
  • Freeview channels
  • Tea/Coffee facilities
  • Work desk
  • Free toiletries
DeSalis Hotel

DeSalis Hotel

Room only from £78*

Room & 8 days parking from £97*

*This is a guide price only.

Rooms include:

  • TV
  • DVD
  • Tea/Coffee facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron/Ironing board
  • Alarm clock

5. DeSalis Hotel

Surrounded by acres of woodland and close to Stansted Airport, while being off the flight path, the DeSalis Hotel offers a relaxing stay with free WiFi in the public areas, a fitness centre and even a 9 hole golf course next door.

Parking at the DeSalis Hotel is provided at the Long Stay car park at Stansted Airport. On the day of your stay at the DeSalis Hotel you can park in the car park free of charge. On the morning of your flight drive to the Long Stay car park and find a space for your car, this is where it'll remain while you're away. After you've parked your car there is a free transfer bus to the hotel which runs every 15 minutes and takes about 15 minutes to reach the terminal.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast for £6.50 which is available from 03:30AM for the early risers. From 08:00AM you can get a delicious and hearty cooked breakfast for £8.50 per person. In the evening you can enjoy a menu of Italian, American and English cuisine that's sure to get your mouth watering.

Rooms at the DeSalis Hotel are spacious, with a seating area where you can put your feet up. There's a DVD player in every room and you'll find the bed large and comfortable meaning you shouldn't have any trouble unwinding and getting a great night's sleep.

Mystery Hotel

Some of our best deals on cheap hotels at Stansted Airport are our Mystery Hotels - a slightly more adventerous choice! We'll give you basic information on the hotel - things like where you'll park, how you'll get to Stansted Airport. We won't tell you which hotel you are actually staying at until you've booked but we will make sure you get great savings on your stay.

Other hotels at Stansted Airport

If these hotels aren't quite your cup of tea you can see the full range on our Stansted Hotels page. You can also check current pricing and availability by entering your dates at the top of the page and when you're ready to arrange a stay at one of our cheap Stansted Airport Hotels you can do so in one easy online booking.

All information is correct at the time of writing. For the latest information please check with the hotel.