We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Willows Guest House

TripAdvisorUS$ 88*
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 88*
US$ 88*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Professional photos
The Willows Guest House
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

93 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 47: English reviews
Start your review of The Willows Guest House
 Click to rate
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed here as it was close to the airport for an early flight. Kevin, the owner, was there to greet us and also took us to the airport at 4.30am the next day for £9.50. The room was small but adequate and the shower room was spotless. There is tea and coffee for free and snacks for a small...

Thank lynda m
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Picked up from the airport promptly. Lovely comfortable room. Found the local pub for dinner, sat with a cup of tea in the garden as a warm evening, peaceful. Very close to the airport but amazingly quiet. Plenty of tea, coffee and biscuits. Breakfast snacks for a small fee if early start. Early lift to the airport for a small...

Thank Janette M
Reviewed 12 July 2016

If flying to Stansted, you might have either an early or very late flight and dont feel like heading somewhere else yet (it takes almost 1h with the train to London, where hotels are dogier and more expensive). This is really a perfect place, but to me, the sell point was: free aiport shuttle! Hey! Someone will pick you up...

1Thank Irony I
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Having arranged accommodation with Kev and Su, myself and two friends booked a room to stay here whilst we waited for our coach to take us home. We made the owners aware with plenty of notice exactly what times and dates we we're arriving, to which they even sent us an email back confirming what we had told them. As...

Thank Laura I
Kevin J, Owner at The Willows Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Laura it did not help that you booked the wrong date for your stay, if you had arrived on the correct date the room would have been waiting for you, we have been running the guest house for 8 years and our late check in service has worked very well for hundreds of guests, but then they had booked...

Esher, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is a perfect overnight stay for Stansted Airport passengers needing to be collected promptly and delivered on time the next day. Clean comfortable quiet, attractive, modestly priced but you need to eat at the airport or bring food from M & S at the airport. Good tea/coffee facilities

1Thank guinefort2016
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Such a gem! The most welcoming owners I have come across before. They really helped up out with our late arrival and very early morning, the lodge was very idyllic and 'cute.' The main reason I booked was for the price but in hindsight I would have paid quite a bit more for the service and lodge. Would highly recommend....

Thank lexxpeters
Deauville, France
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I needed to spend a little quiet time before getting back to France. Charming and quiet, but really pretty much in the middle of nowhere. Great big free breakfast selection of croissants, cheese, and every cereal known on the planet. I chose the triple room, which is a double bed and a single. It made for a spacious room for...

Thank mizrae
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night and arrived after 9pm. We were greeted with a warm welcome and a nice comfortable bedroom. The owner did everything she could to help us with directions and even told us where to get petrol. There was ample parking which was free (unlike the big chains) and friendly cats to talk to :-) Breakfast is...

Thank Caroline D
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Needed a B&B to stay within easy range of Stansted airport and found this lovely place. The hosts were really welcoming and the room super spacious. Tea/coffee facilities included within a large spacious en-suite room. Paid less than £50 for the night and our hosts took us to the aiorport the following day. Super clean, super friendly super economy a...

Thank Paul_Gerrard13
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Stayed one night for flight from Stansted the next dat. Sue met us from the airport and was there within 5 minutes or so from ringing. Very pleasant welcome and the room was all that you needed. Lovely en-suite with shower, toilet and washbasin. Tea and coffee, biscuits and a selection of other snacks. Very quite with no disturbance from...

Thank Tony P

81 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (46)
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Bathroom (6)
Room/Suite (3)
Dining (1)
Family/Play Areas (1)
View from Room (6)
Other (20)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (35)
Hotel & Grounds (21)
Bathroom (3)
View from Room (1)
Room/Suite (10)
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Takeley
3.3 km away
Premier Inn London Stansted Airport Hotel
Premier Inn London Stansted Airp...
#1 of 4 in Stansted Mountfitchet
3,448 reviews
2.2 km away
Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport
Radisson Blu Hotel London Stanst...
#2 of 4 in Stansted Mountfitchet
4,171 reviews
5.6 km away
Hilton London Stansted Airport
Hilton London Stansted Airport
#3 of 4 in Stansted Mountfitchet
2,109 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.2 km away
Holiday Inn Express Stansted Airport
Holiday Inn Express Stansted Air...
#4 of 4 in Stansted Mountfitchet
1,950 reviews
6.8 km away
Ramada London Stansted Airport
Ramada London Stansted Airport
#2 of 3 in Bishops Stortford
498 reviews
2.6 km away
Little Bullocks Farm
Little Bullocks Farm
#1 of 15 in Takeley
112 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Willows Guest house is located just 2 miles from Stansted Airport, (but is not under the flight path so we get very little noise from the aircraft). The original building is of classic thatch cottage design and was built in 1650. We offer our customers well designed and equipped rooms to hotel standard, but with the personal care and attention you only get at a small family run business! Recently renovated, each room has a contemporary feel with an en-suite bathroom. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Willows Guest House

Address: The Willows Bambers Green | Bambers Green, Takeley CM22 6PE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Takeley
Price Range: ₹ 5,648 - ₹ 7,392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your The Willows Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Willows Guest House England/Takeley
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from The Willows Guest House staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from The Willows Guest House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“I think all the rooms are in self contained units around the pretty garden. It was a very hot day and we had a room in a shady part.”
383lyndam, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Unless your booking a room when the owners are actually going to be there then don't bother.”
46laurai, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Only sampled one but if this was the quality then any will do”
Paul_Gerrard13, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We had no 2, but they are others similar.”
tonypO8882SC, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Our room, number 2, was fantastic!”
Carlos_Gonzalez2013, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
US$ 88* /night
View Deal
Booking.comUS$ 88
PricelineUS$ 88
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates