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Convenient for transport links into London, the nearest mainline railway station to Forest View Hotel is Forest Gate, 0.5 miles away, which goes to Liverpool Street station in the City of London and Stratford in East London. Wanstead Park station, 0.7 miles from the hotel, is on London Overground Line between Leytonstone High Road and Woodgrange Park. Stations in the area are in Travelcard Zone 3. The area is outside the London Congestion Charge Zone for cars and the hotel has free secure parking. The nearest motorway is the M11 and the hotel is on the A118, which is main road. London City Airport is just 3.9 miles to the south. Several buses stop near the hotel and near Forest Gate station.
Forest View Hotel, East London
This 3-Star classic hotel is in the pleasant East London suburb of Forest Gate, named because the area was traditionally the start of the ancient Epping Forest, which still lies to the north of the town. There are plenty of lovely green spaces nearby. West Ham Park is a very short walk from the hotel. Wanstead Flats and Wanstead Park, originally the formal garden of a historic manor house, lie to the north. The area is lovely for a summer walk or a picnic. 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. Stratford is the home of 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 two miles south of the hotel and the University of East London is just 0.6 miles to the west. Canary Wharf and the ExCel exhibition centre are all within easy reach by public transport. There are local shops and restaurants in walking distance of the hotel and Atherton Leisure Centre, with a gym, is just down the road.
A well-established and friendly hotel, Forest View has en-suite rooms and luxury serviced apartments. The guest rooms are in top decorative order and also have modern technology. Hotel bedrooms available include singles, doubles, twin-bed rooms and family rooms. Facilities in the bedrooms include direct dial phone, modem points, tea/coffee-making equipment and power showers as a standard. Room rates include full English breakfast.
The self-contained apartments are ideal for large families or groups travelling together. All the apartments have their own kitchens, bathrooms and lounges. Various size apartments are available with beds for up to five people. They are self-contained, but also allow full use of the hotel facilities.
Forest View Hotel has a 24-hour manned reception, a licensed bar, a restaurant, a games room where you can play pool and bar lounge with satellite TV. The hotel also has function rooms and meeting rooms with facilities for business use and parties.
Other services and amenities available include ironing services, CCTV security systems, housekeeping, laundry service, maid service, dry cleaning delivery and collection, night porter, wake-up calls, express check in and out and secure parking with CCTV.
The hotel is suitable for those staying in East London on business who want to commute to Docklands or the City as well as for families and couples wanting a good base from which to explore the capital.
Children are welcome. Staff at the hotel can offer advice on travel and things to do and places to see in the local area and in Central London.