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Lonsdale Lodge is an established guest house situated in Wanstead, a pleasant leafy suburban area in the London Borough of Redbridge, North-East London.
The hotel is near the edge of Epping Forest, which is an area of ancient woodland and open grasslands that is delightful for a walk or a picnic. There are plenty of other parks and green spaces nearby. Henry Reynolds Gardens is just 0.3 miles to the south and a little further on is Wanstead Park, with an ornamental canal and a grotto.
The area has many sports clubs and outdoor leisure facilities including Wanstead Golf Club, Wanstead Cricket and Hockey Club, and Wanstead Bowling Club. Wanstead High Street has many independent retailers, attracting shoppers from a wide area, as well as being home to several traditional English pubs, of which The George is recommended.
Lonsdale Lodge is also suitable as a base for travelling further into London for business, sightseeing, shopping or entertainment. The City of London is a short tube journey and the hotel is a 15-minute drive from Canary Wharf, in Docklands, and the ExCel exhibition centre. If you are travelling to London for the 2012 Olympics you can drive to the Olympic Stadium and Olympic Village in 10 minutes.
Well suited for cost-conscious business travellers and tourists, Lonsdale Lodge has 20 guest bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities.
The guest house offers good value with clean, comfortable rooms and a friendly service. Bedrooms available include singles, doubles, twin and triple rooms as well as a large room with a four poster bed. Amenities in the bedrooms include en-suite toilet, shower and sink; colour television; towels and tea/coffee-making equipment. Some of the rooms have disabled access.
Guests at Lonsdale Lodge can also take advantage of Wi-Fi internet services, fax facilities, a laundry/ironing service, a left luggage storage service, hairdryer available on request, iron and ironing board available on request. A shared fridge and microwave are available for the use of guests during their stay at the hotel. For those who like to start their day with food and drink provided, guests can take advantage of the option of Continental breakfast at an extra charge.
If you want to stay in a quiet suburban environment yet be within easy reach of the City of London, Lonsdale Lodge offers a good low-cost option. The nearest Underground station is Wanstead, on the Central Line, which is 0.5 miles away. It is in Travelcard Zone 4. The Central Line goes through the City of London, Central London and West London, stopping at Liverpool Street, Bank and Oxford Circus tube stations. The nearest railway station is Leytonstone High Road, which is 1.0 miles away. Several buses stop near the hotel with routes to Leyton, Stratford in East London, the City, Hackney, Ilford, Barking, Romford and Woodford. The area is outside the London Congestion Zone for cars. The nearest motorway is the M11. The A406, A12 and A13 main roads are also nearby for easy car access to the hotel. Parking is available onsite. City of London Airport is six miles to the south, in Docklands, and Stansted Airport can be reached via the M11. The hotel operates an airport pickup/drop off service.
With 15 years of experience, staff at the hotel pride themselves on offering good service. They can offer advice on things to do and see in the area and in Central London.