Down Hall Country House - London

Matching Road, London, United Kingdom, CM22 7AS  show map
 4 stars
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Down Hall Country House - London

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Billiards/Pool tables

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Overview

Offering a steam room, a hydrotherapy pool and a heated swimming pool, Down Hall Country House lies in a business area of London near to Old MacDonald's Farm, The Arthur Findlay College Of Psychic Science and The Gibberd Garden. Renovated in 2007, the modern hotel has welcomed guests since 1540.

Down Hall Country House can be reached in 15 minutes by car from London Stansted airport.

Rooms

Down Hall Country House provides 99 guestrooms appointed with central heating, free Wi-Fi, climate control, coffee/tea makers and a minibar for a pleasant stay in London. The contemporary rooms feature the garden view. Guests can make use of private bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. The grill restaurant offers delicious international cuisine. The traditional bar serves a selection of cocktails and afternoon tea. Guests can dine in Afternoon Tea at Down Hall and Grill Room located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

Services

Business facilities include a meeting room, a business center and a photocopier.

Relax

Cribs and a playroom are provided for guests with children. Featuring a gym, exercise bikes and a fitness center, Down Hall Country House also offers rowing and lawn tennis and other on-site activities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   99.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Billiards/Pool tables

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Matching Road, London, United Kingdom, CM22 7AS

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City Center
  • London
    24.7 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Northumberland Park
    17.5 mi
  • Drayton Park
    21.5 mi
Underground stations
  • South Woodford
    16.1 mi
  • Gants Hill
    16.3 mi
  • Bus stop
    1.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    99

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Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed
Size: 195 sq. feet
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    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 220 sq. feet
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Down Hall Country House - London London location
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      Hotel Address:

      Matching Road, London, United Kingdom, CM22 7AS

      Get directions
      City Center
      • London
        24.7 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Northumberland Park
        17.5 mi
      • Drayton Park
        21.5 mi
      Underground stations
      • South Woodford
        16.1 mi
      • Gants Hill
        16.3 mi
      • Bus stop
        1.0 mi
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of rooms:
        99

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLondonDown Hall Country House

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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      Local attractions

      • The Gibberd Garden - 2.5 mi
        Marsh Lane, Harlow
      • Rye Meads Nature Reserve - 8.7 mi
        Rye Road, Ware
      • Old MacDonald's Farm - 12.4 mi
        Weald Road, Brentwood
      • Pets Corner - 3.9 mi
        Harlow Town Park, Harlow
      • Weald Country Park - 12.2 mi
        South Weald, Brentwood
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of rooms:
        99

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLondonDown Hall Country House

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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      Down Hall Country House Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Down Hall Country House

      Average guest rating

      7.6out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 140 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Rooms
      7.0
      Value
      7.5

      Guest reviews

      • Single
        10.0

        Beautiful, iddlyic location. Very friendly staff. Can't recommend high enough. Will return with my wife for weekend sometime soon.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        I particularly liked having afternoon tea in the garden area and admiring the serene horizon...

        I was disappointed that the whole of the hotel had been booked out for Sunday, my partner and I were planning to go for a swim and we were told that we could not use the pool...I would like to have known about this before hand.

      • Group of friends
        7.4

        Lovely room and great location.

        It would be nice if more gym equipment.

      • Older travelers
        6.6

        Good value for money, good breakfast. Good room as we had a dog and patio access was ideal. Nice grounds.

        Room decor very tired and dated, staff all totally miserable. They focused on their tasks, engaged with guests as little as possible. You definitely don't go there for the sparkling service!!

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        Good value, (flash offer). Large bedroom. The hotel is very smart, roomy, with large, well apointed public rooms. It has a feeling of prosperity, ie. it looks as though there has been a large and recent capital investment. The staff were extremely courteous and friendly.

        The restaurant menu was priced slightly below fair and the wine list was a little limited. No wines represented good value for money.

      • Single
        7.8

        There was 5 dead and 2 angry live wasps in my room !

      • Single
        10.0

        Excellent! I stay at the hotel one day, for business reason, but it was a very nice place, very relaxing. I have very appreciated.

      • Couple
        7.8

        The restaurant was somewhat of a disappointment. The menu was limited and despite it being called 'The Grill' only had one selection of steak on the menu. The sirloin steak itself was very average, with the main problem being it's thickness and the way it was cooked. I ordered a rare steak and it was presented as medium to well-done. Very poor considering that the prices reflect a much higher standard of restaurant. Also, I travel to South Africa regularly and I know how steak should be sold and served. Also the bread was stale with no offer of replacement and the wine was removed from the table whilst still a quarter full. Not good. It is a shame because the restaurant could be stunning but is sadly very under-par for the prices.

      • Single
        9.6

        Great Hotel, great location, friendly staff, great breakfast all round a great experience.

        The shower was mounted a little too low.

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        Excellent location. Grounds and buildings were beautiful. Room facilities were first class and bed extremely comfortable. Private balcony.

        Buffet breakfast - good choice but as with all buffets some of the cooked food was cold/lukewarm. Noise outside room - continual droning noise outside from ?air conditioning system or something similar. Would not take room 201 again because of this, but apart from this it was excellent. No lift facility.

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        I love staying at Down Hall as its surrounded by beautiful countryside and is peaceful.The staff are wonderful & professional.Its a beautiful building with alot of history.

        My friend stays at Down hall alot but on this occasion we had to get 2 single rooms as all doubles were booked.Sadly I have to say it was an awful experience as during most of the night I could hear doors banging which shakes all walls.It felt like I was in the closet of other rooms.I appreciate its a Hotel with weddings but it was a complete contrast to double rooms or singles on the main 1st floor.As we use this hotel for easy access to work sometimes starting at 6.30,the constant noise was an awful experience to an otherwise beautiful place to stay.I will continue to book at Down hall but never in a single room again.I would only recommend double rooms (see next question)

      • Single
        7.4

        Location and peacefull position!

        My reservation made on line was not in the system when I arrived.Luckily you had a out of order room available!

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        A lovely room with pleasant views. Friendly , helpful staff. A beautiful building with lovely gardens. My partner and I enjoyed the stay.

        The only minor problem I had was that the water pressure on the bidet was minimal and it was unusable. I never complained as I only had a one night stay.

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        the beautifully maintained grounds and gardens and spacious room

        the noise made by guests returning to their rooms in the early hours after attending a function

      • Single
        10.0

        From the moment I entered the hotel I was treated like a highly valued customer. All the staff were attentive, friendly and helpful. The room was beautifully decorated, the bed was comfortable and the bathroom was spotless.

        The shower head was set a bit too low for me and the flow from the shower was a bit feeble. It wasn't a big deal, and at the price I paid for the room through Booked.net it would have been churlish to complain.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Down Hall Country House - London London location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Matching Road, London, United Kingdom, CM22 7AS

      Get directions
      City Center
      • London
        24.7 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Northumberland Park
        17.5 mi
      • Drayton Park
        21.5 mi
      Underground stations
      • South Woodford
        16.1 mi
      • Gants Hill
        16.3 mi
      • Bus stop
        1.0 mi
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of rooms:
        99

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLondonDown Hall Country House

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

      Use Badge