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This pub hotel offers budget accommodation, a friendly atmosphere and is convenient for trains, buses and cars. The nearest station to Forest Gate Hotel is Wanstead Park, 0.5 miles away. It is on London Overground Line between Leytonstone High Road and Woodgrange Park. The nearest mainline railway station is Forest Gate, which goes to Liverpool Street station and Stratford in East London. Stations in the area are in Travelcard Zone 3. The area is outside the London Congestion Charge Zone for cars and you can park in nearby streets. The nearest motorway is the M11. London City Airport is just 4.5 miles to the south and is easy to get to by car or public transport. Several buses stop near the hotel and you can catch more buses near Forest Gate station.
Forest Gate Hotel, East London
Situated on the edge of Wanstead Flats, which is the southern part of Epping Forest, Forest Gate Hotel is in a pleasant green suburb. The name Forest Gate comes from the fact that the area was traditionally the start of the ancient woodlands. Wanstead Park, which was originally the formal garden of a historic manor house, lies just a little further north from Wanstead Flats and the area is lovely for a summer walk or a picnic. As well as being a pleasant London suburb, Forest Gate is just 13 minutes from Liverpool Street station in the City of London by train and is just four minutes by train from Stratford in East London for the 2012 Olympic Stadium and Aquatic Centre as well as Westfield Stratford City shopping centre, with a 17-screen cinema. London’s West End can be reached by train and tube. Upton Park, which is the home of West Ham Football Club, is less than two miles south of the hotel and the University of East London is 1.5 miles to the west. Docklands is about 5 miles south of Forest Gate. There are local shops within walking distance of the hotel.
Set above a traditional Victorian pub, Forest Gate Hotel offers budget accommodation and the convenience of having a typical, friendly East London public house on the ground floor. As well as serving drinks and bar snacks, the pub has a darts board, a pool table and a big screen where you can watch sports.
The Forest Gate offers basic but comfortable accommodation and is suitable for cost-conscious travellers and holidaymakers who want a cheap hotel from which to explore London or watch the Olympics. It is also suitable for students or business people who need to stay in the area for a short time without spending too much money. Most of the rooms are singles, but some double, triple and twin-bedded rooms are also available. There are shared bathrooms and central heating. Children are welcome and those aged under two can stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
The Forest Gate is self-catering accommodation, so there is a well-equipped kitchen for saving money on meals. Facilities available at the hotel include kitchenette, microwaves, refrigerator, colour TVs and tea/coffee making facilities. Guests can also buy drinks at the bar in the pub as well as enjoy a games room. The hotel has a safe that guests can store valuables in. Wireless internet is available in the bedrooms and throughout the hotel and pub.
If you need advice about transport or want suggestions of things to do in the area, the staff at the hotel as well as the bar staff in the pub are happy to help.
On street parking is available near the hotel.