Cheap Hotels in Basildon
A welcoming Essex hotel with a restaurant, conference centre and lakeside garden Holiday Inn® Basildon hotel is a 10-minute drive from the M25 and close to Basildon station. If you’re visiting the City of London or the Docklands on business, direct trains to Fenchurch Street station take only 35 minutes. You can host meetings, conferences or a wedding at the hotel's Conference Centre, with space for up to 300 guests in our largest function space and optional catering. Local companies at Southfields Business Park are within a short drive of the hotel. The surrounding Festival Leisure Park offers dining and entertainment options including a cinema, nightclubs and a bowling alley. Children will love the beaches and the pier at Southend-on-Sea, 13 miles away.At this hotel you can enjoy: Full English breakfast, lunch and dinner served daily Room service available around the clock, Comfortable rooms and suites have a pillow menu to help you get a good night's sleep and satellite TV and free WiFi to keep everyone entertained. Handy sofa beds are ideal for families, and stay and eat free. In summer, you can stretch your legs, enjoy a drink from the bar or host a party in the pretty lakeside garden.
Get the best of the great outdoors and indoors with a stay at the Premier Inn Hotel Basildon South. You'll be in a great spot whether you're seeking fresh air, fun or first-rate business destinations. If you're mad about shopping, head to Lakeside, one of Europe's largest shopping areas. Or if you're up for a challenge you'll find Basildon Sporting Village and Combat UK Paintball just moments away. Then take a well-earned breather at Wat Tyler Country Park and come back for a hearty meal and big, comfy rooms.
Hotels in Basildon
Created as a new town after the end of World War II to accommodate the expanding London population, Basildon is a delightful Essex town which represents a fantastic opportunity to get away from the big smoke for a few days.
Getting to and from Basildon hotels couldn't be easier. The town is supported by excellent transport links with London, and is easily reached by train and car. Similarly, there are a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets and needs – perfect for a stress-free getaway.
A pilgrimage for fans of Downton Abbey
Basildon has cemented its status as an up-and-coming holiday destination thanks to a certain hit TV show you may have heard of. That's right, none other than Basildon Park was the shooting location for the season 5 finale of Downton Abbey – fans of the show are sure to get a kick out of seeing the site of Lady Rose's wedding first hand.
Recent fame aside, Basildon Park is a beautiful Georgian mansion in itself and is well worth seeing during your visit to the area. Lovingly restored by Lord and Lady Illife in the mid-20th century, the main house now boasts Georgian levels of elegance and is set amid 400 acres of stunning parkland.
A fantastic base for fun days out
The list of things to do in Basildon town and the surrounding area is impressive in its variety, offering a range of shopping and family activities. The entirety of the town centre is designated as a pedestrianised shopping zone, with the aforementioned Eastgate Shopping Centre providing the perfect place to indulge in some well-deserved retail therapy.
Opportunities for days out are likewise plentiful, with the Barleylands Farm providing a great way for kids to get to know the different types of farm animals a little bit better. You'll also be pleased to know that Southend-on-Sea is only ten miles away, meaning that you'll easily be able to pop down to the beach for some more family fun.
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