Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel

The Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel offers guests quality 4 star accommodation & facilities close to transport links and local area attractions.

Address

Old Shire Lane
Waltham Abbey
Essex
EN9 3LX
Tel: +44 (0)1992 717 170

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Overview


The hotel is situated on the edge of Epping Forest in a quiet location, it is conveniently located close by to major roads including the M1, M11 and M25 and provides good access to both Stansted and London City Airports. The hotel offers a range of luxurious guestrooms and a leisure club.

The hotel offers a range of facilities for business meetings, events, conferencing and banqueting making the hotel suitable for both business and leisure guests.

The hotel is close by to a number of local attractions and places of interest. Local transport links in the area include Waltham Cross train station located 3 miles away with regular services to London and the surrounding areas and there is good access to local bus and major roads. The closest Underground (Tube) station is located approx 4 miles away at Loughton offering quick access to London and surrounding areas.

The hotel offers visitors high levels of service and a friendly welcome. The hotel is located close to Waltham Abbey town where visitors can find access to local amenities. Waltham Abbey town offers visitors with a choice of shops, cafes and restaurants. The closest train stations are located at Waltham Cross, Enfield Lock and Cheshunt.


Facilities


There are a total of 162 guest bedrooms offering luxurious accommodation and high levels of comfort. Guests can choose from twin rooms, superior rooms and suites offering more space and greater luxury. Room facilities include air conditioning, LCD television, telephone, hairdryer, work desk, alarm clock, iron and ironing board and tea and coffee making facilities. Twenty four hour room service is available.

There is Wi-Fi internet access available at the hotel (chargeable) and on-site car parking for guests.

The hotel has a number of facilities for business meetings, events and conferences with capacity for up to 280- delegates. The tranquil setting makes the hotel a popular wedding venue, there are wedding packages available and banqueting services for up to 280 guests.

Dining


Guests can enjoy a full English breakfast each morning and a choice of cereals, yoghurts, fruits, juices, toast and tea and coffee.

The Tempo Bar offers guests the chance to sit back and relax with a range of drinks on offer. The atmosphere is relaxed and there are a range of drinks available including a variety of beers, wines, spirits and cocktails. There are also a range of light bites and snacks available form the bar menu.

The Thyme Restaurant is a contemporary restaurant offering a range of dishes, the cuisine is international and there are a variety of meat, fish and vegetable dishes available. There are a range of tempting desserts and a good wine list to help find the perfect accompaniment for your meal. The restaurant offers seasonal menus.

Local Attractions


There are a number of local attractions and places of interest close by to the hotel, including the historic Waltham Abbey Church that dates back to the 11th century. The Epping Forest District Museum is located close by from the hotel, the museum is housed inside a 16th century building and recounts the history of the area and its people from its earliest settlement to the present day.

The Lee Valley Regional Park is located a few miles from the hotel and offers fun for the whole family with green spaces, sports centres, country parks, farms and nature reserves.

Epping Forest is located a few miles away, the popular woodland area noted for its open spaces, it provides a haven away from the towns and cites. Epping Forest has woodland, grassland, rivers and ponds offering visitors with a range of activities including a number of walks, mountain biking, orienteering, rambling and horse riding.

The Lakeside Shopping Centre is located approx 22 miles away that offers visitors with over 250 shops making it one of the largest shopping and leisure complexes in the UK. There is also the Lakeside Retail Park located close by to the main shopping mall offering more shops and leisure facilities.

Colchester is located approx 50 miles away and offers visitors a number of local attractions and places of including Colchester Castle, a Grade I listed building dating back to the 12th century and Colchester Zoo located on the outskirts of the town.

The town of Chelmsford is located 25 miles away, it is home to historic Chelmsford Cathedral that dates back to the 13th century and Chelmsford Museum has exhibits outlining the history of the town from its beginnings up to the modern day. The 18th century Hylands House is a Grade II listed country house and park it is located approx 4 miles away, tours of the house are available.

Further along the coastline Clacton-on-Sea is located 65 miles away, the seaside resort is well known for its beach and the famous pier that offers entertainment for the whole family. Golf aficionados can try a number of golf courses located within a few miles. The Princes and West Cliff theatres are located in the town centre.

There are a number of fine historical building in the county such as Audley End House located near Saffron Walden. Audley End is a Jacobean mansion located in scenic landscaped gardens. Visitors can explore the interior that retains its classical details and has as number of impressive collections of fine furniture and art that make it a popular attraction.

Essex is home to a number of scenic gardens, the most famous is the RHS Garden at Hyde Hall, Rettenden. The hilltop garden offers visitors with an inspiring collection of water plants and a fine rose collection. Easton Lodge is located in Little Easton is a scenic 25 acre garden that dates back hundreds of years. The Hyde Hall estate contains an impressive garden in all seasons offering a tranquil oasis in the countryside.

The coastline offers a number of towns by the beach such as Southend-on-Sea, famous for having one of the longest piers in the world. Clacton and Walton offer fun for the whole family with a range of events such as the Clacton air show and a number of music festivals along with traditional entertainment at the seaside. Frinton-on-Sea is home to a number of interesting antique shops and boutiques.

The hotel provides a convenient place from which to discover a range of attractions in the surrounding Essex countryside. The landscape in the county means cycling is a great way to explore the area, there are a number of cycle routes that have been created allowing cyclists to enjoy touring the countryside by bicycle.

The hotel is well located for exploring a range of Essex’s attractions and the attractions in neighbouring counties. In Kent attractions include Leeds Castle, historic Chartwell House and the World Heritage Sites in Canterbury. The county of Cambridge is home to the world renowned Cambridge University, Fitzwillam Museum, Primavera Art Gallery, Ely Cathedral and the historic Wimpole Hall. The county of Hertfordshire has the Roman city of St Albans, Herford Castle, Letchford Museum and Art Gallery and Hatfield House.

The hotel is situated in the market town of Waltham Abbey in the county of Essex where visitors will find a county with fine English countryside and quiet country lanes along with a mix of small market villages and larger towns. There are a range of local shops specialising in local arts and crafts and a variety of bars and restaurants. The hotel provides a good base from which to explore a number of Essex attractions and local places of interest.

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Closest Train Stations:

Waltham Cross: 2.4 Miles

Enfield Lock: 2.5 Miles

Cheshunt: 2.7 Miles


Closest Airports:
The closest airports are located at London City Airport to the south and Stansted Airport to the north, both are located approx 20 miles away by road via the M11 motorway.

London City Airport: 20 Miles

Stansted Airport: 23 Miles



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