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Down Hall Hotel & Spa
Hatfield Heath (Bishops Stortford) CM22 7AS

Down Hall Hotel & Spa
This 4-star country-house hotel is set in a beautiful 110-acre estate on the Hertfordshire/Essex border. Featuring elegant rooms with garden views and tennis courts, it has a gym with a wide range of innovative exercise equipment. The modern Grill Room Restaurant serves international cuisine, with vegetables from the hotel’s own garden. There is also the Terrace Restaurant providing an al fresco dining space. Afternoon tea is served in the traditional lounge, or you can request a picnic in the grounds. Each room at Down Hall Hotel & Spa has a flat-screen TV and a marble bathroom. The hotel has a cocktail bar for guests to enjoy, free WiFi, a conference centre and free parking. Eden Spa features 4 luxury treatment rooms including 1 couples room, a relaxation room, a sauna, a steam room and a hydrotherapy pool. Please note the the use of Eden Spa facilities are an additional cost. Down Hall Hotel & Spa is well-located for Bishop’s Stortford, Harlow and London. The M11 motorway is a 15-minute drive, leading to the M25 or Cambridge. Stansted Airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car. The gym at the property includes running machines, cross trainers, and exercise bikes, along with a rowing machine.
Score from 976 reviews
Superb 8.7/10
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Address: Hatfield Heath, Bishops Stortford CM22 7AS  map (Map)

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What people say

It is as if time has stopped. Beautiful and of great historical value. I enjoyed every minute of my stay. Staff is very helpfull and they enjoy their job which is very important. High class. two dumbs up !. I was there for a family wedding and everything about the hotel, location and staff was abslutely fantastic. would thooughly recommend it. The room was huge and the breakfast and dinner were excellent.
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Down Hall Hotel & Spa Room information

Room Type Max from
Small Double Room
[Room Information]
GBP 50.15
Each room has an en suite bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer, and comes with satellite TV and tea and coffee making facilities.

Room Facilities:
Work Desk, Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock, Trouser Press, Toilet, Telephone, Tea/Coffee Maker, Shower, Seating Area, Satellite TV, Ironing Facilities, Iron, Heating, Hairdryer, Bathroom Amenities, Bathroom, Bath

Double Room
[Room Information]
GBP 58.65
Each room has an en suite bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer, and comes with satellite TV and tea and coffee making facilities.

Room Facilities:
Work Desk, Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock, Trouser Press, Toilet, Telephone, Tea/Coffee Maker, Shower, Seating Area, Satellite TV, Safety Deposit Box, Radio, Ironing Facilities, Iron, Heating, Hairdryer, Fan, Bathroom Amenities, Bathroom, Bath

Amenities at Down Hall Hotel & Spa

Secured parking, Accessible parking
Souvenirs/Gift Shop, Shops in Hotel
Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN, Internet Services, Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
Pools and wellness
Swimming pool, Steam room, Spa/wellness packages, Spa lounge/relaxation area, Spa & Wellness Centre, Sauna, Plunge pool, Massage chair, Massage, Jacuzzi, Fitness/spa locker rooms, Fitness Centre, Fitness
Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests, Pet bowls, Pet basket, Non-Smoking Rooms, Heating, Elevator, Designated Smoking Area, Bridal Suite, All Public and Private spaces non-smoking
WiFi everywhere, Pets Allowed, Parking on-site, Parking , Free Parking
Front-desk/reception area services
Safety Deposit Box, Newspapers, Luggage Storage, Express Check-In/Check-Out, 24-Hour Front Desk
Food & Drink
Wine/champagne, Special Diet Menus (on request), Room Service, Restaurant (à la carte), Restaurant, Packed Lunches, Kid meals (free/paid), Fruits, Child friendly buffet , Breakfast in the Room, Breakfast details, Bottle of water, Bar
Entertainment and children services
Children television networks, Book/DVD/Music library for children, Board games/puzzles
Common areas
Terrace, Sun Terrace, Picnic area, Outdoor furniture, Library, Garden
Cleaning services
Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Daily maid service
Business facilities
Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying
Tennis equipment, Tennis Court

Food & Drink

Ibbetson’s Restaurant has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes, and offers fine dining in intimate surroundings. Grill Room offers contemporary dining with an innovative and seasonal menu. Traditional afternoon tea is served daily in the grand surroundings of the Lounge, between 14.00 – 17.00. Outdoor dining and picnics in the grounds can be enjoyed during the summer months. Down Hall is proud to use ingredients from its own vegetable garden in its menus.

Hotel information details

Down Hall features 26 meeting and event rooms. The extensive grounds are ideal for team-building activities. Throughout the year, Down Hall hosts a series of special events including gourmet picnics, Valentine's Day dinner, Mother's Day lunch, wedding fairs, Christmas party nights, two-day Christmas packages, Christmas Day lunch and New Year celebrations.

Important information to guests

Please note that taxi fares to and from Stansted Airport are GBP 20 for 1 way and GBP 40 for a return journey. The hotel recommends that dinner reservations are made before arrival. A limited service operates over Christmas and New Year. The additional cost for children up to 12 years old includes breakfast when sharing a room with their parents. Breakfast is GBP 10 per person if you order it the night before. Breakfast is GBP 16 per person when you order it on the same morning.

Information about the area

Down Hall is situated in the Hertfordshire/Essex countryside. Attractions within driving distance include Audley End House, the Imperial War Museum Duxford, Lakeside Shopping Centre and Chelmsford.

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Offering a terrace and sauna, Down Hall Country House Hotel is located in Bishops Stortford in the Hertfordshire Region. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Some rooms have a seating area where you can relax. You will find a kettle in the room. Every room includes a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hair dryer. Down Hall House Hotel features free WiFi throughout the property. There is a 24-hour front desk, gift shop, and shops at the property. You can play tennis at the hotel. Herts and Essex Community Hospital is 8 km from Down Hall Country House Hotel, while Bishop's Stortford College is 9 km from the property. The nearest airport is Stansted Airport, 11 km from Down Hall Country House Hotel.

Room information details

The rooms are spacious, luxurious and elegant, with many rooms featuring views over the landscaped gardens. All rooms have flat-screen TV and en suite marble bathrooms. The additional cost for children up to 12 years old includes breakfast when sharing a room with their parents.

Travelling information

By Car: (from the M11 motorway/the North): - Leave the M11 motorway at junction 8. - Take the A1250 towards the town centre of Bishop’s Stortford. - Turn left at the traffic lights to Hatfield Heath (A1060). - Down Hall is approximately 6 miles (10 km) further on, on the A1060 Chelmsford Road. - At Hatfield Heath, keep left and then turn right into the lane opposite the Hunters Meet Restaurant and left at the end, following the sign. By Car: (from the M11 motorway/the South): - Leave the M11 motorway at junction 7. - Take the A414 towards Harlow. - At the fourth roundabout, follow the B183 towards Hatfield Heath. - After approximately 5 miles (8 km) the road bears right - signposted Down Hall Conference Centre. By Train: From London Liverpool Street Station take the Cambridge or Bishop’s Stortford train to Bishop’s Stortford. There are 2 every hour and the journey should take approximately 45 minutes. Alternatively, you can take the Stansted Express train service to Bishop’s Stortford. This service runs every 15 minutes. From the station, you can take a taxi to Down Hall and the journey should take about 10 minutes.

Down Hall Hotel & Spa Policies

15:00 -
- 11:00
Accepted CreditCards at Hotel
The hotel reserves the right to preauthorise credit cards prior to arrival.
American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club, Maestro, Maestro (Switch), MasterCard, MasterCard
Children and Extra Bed Policy
All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge for extra beds.
All children from 2 to 12 years are charged GBP 15 per night per person for extra beds.
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2.
Deposit Policy
No deposit will be charged.
VAT and city/tourist taxes
17.5 % VAT is included.
Service charge is not applicable.
City/tourist tax is not applicable.
Wi-fi is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge.
Meal Plan
Full English breakfast is included in the room rate.
Dinner costs GBP 30 per person per night.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

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