Premier Inn Basildon (Festival Park)
“The UK's largest budget accommodation provider – ideal for business, leisure and family stays” - AA Inspector
Premier Inn Basildon (Festival Park) features the new generation bedrooms each with an impressive 40" flat-screen TV, a king-size Hypnos bed and bright, modern bathroom with a large shower head. The hotel is situated by a leisure complex where there is a cinema, ten-pin bowling and a gym, and also wakeboarding is possible on the lake. There are good transport connections to central London and you can easily get to Southend-on-sea and Canvey Island. When you're ready to relax, come back to the hotel's traditional restaurant and a super comfy room.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 82
- Family rooms: 0
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Open all year
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About the area
Essex is full of pleasant surprises. It has the largest coastline of any county in England, with its fair share of castles, royal connections and scenic valleys. Take Colchester, for example, which was built by the Romans and is Britain’s oldest recorded town. Its castle contains the country’s largest Norman keep and yet, a stone’s throw from here, East Anglia’s newest arts centre promises to put Colchester firmly on the map as Essex’s capital of culture.
Tidal estuaries are plentiful and their mudflats offer migrating birds a winter feeding place. Essex was known as the land of the East Saxons and for centuries people from all over Europe settled here, each wave leaving its own distinctive cultural and social mark on the landscape. Walking a little off the beaten track will lead you to the rural retreats of deepest Essex, while all over the county there are ancient monuments to explore:
- the great Waltham Abbey
- Greensted, thought to be the oldest wooden church in the world
- the delightful village of Pleshey has one of the finest examples of a former motte-and-bailey castle
- Hedingham Castle, magnificently preserved and dating from the 11th century.
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