The Cottage Guest House

71 Birchanger Lane

  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and cash

Minimum Age


You need to know

  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).


General description

The Cottage Guest house is a charming 17th-century building in a quiet village with free Wi-Fi just 6 miles from Stansted Airport.Bright and airy bedrooms are traditionally decorated and each includes a TV. Some rooms boast exposed wooden beams whilst all have tea/coffee facilities and a private shower room.The Grade II listed building retains many original features including reception rooms with a log-burning stove. There are 2 acres of lovely gardens and free on-site parking.An award-winning pub is 10 minutes’ walk from the guest house. The M11 motorway is just 2 miles away with historic Cambridge a 30-minute drive away.


Located in Bishop's Stortford, The Cottage Guest House is within a 5-minute drive of Red White and Blue Country Park and Bishop's Stortford Golf Club. This guesthouse is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Mountfitchet Castle and 1.6 mi (2.7 km) from House on the Hill Toy Museum.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Red White and Blue Country Park - 1.4 km / 0.8 mi
Bishop's Stortford Golf Club - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Mountfitchet Castle - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
House on the Hill Toy Museum - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Flitch Way Country Park - 3.3 km / 2 mi
Rhodes Arts Complex - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Hatfield Forest Country Park - 4.9 km / 3 mi
Southern Parkland Country Park - 8.8 km / 5.5 mi
Ash Valley Golf Club - 11.3 km / 7 mi
Pishiobury Park - 11.8 km / 7.3 mi
The Henry Moore Foundation - 11.9 km / 7.4 mi
The Gibberd Garden - 14.7 km / 9.1 mi
Audley End House - 16.1 km / 10 mi
Saffron Walden Museum - 16.9 km / 10.5 mi
Market Square - 17.2 km / 10.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
Stansted Airport (STN) - 8.6 km / 5.4 mi
London City Airport (LCY) - 51.3 km / 31.9 mi
Luton Airport (LTN) - 86.3 km / 53.6 mi
Cambridge (CBG) - 48.2 km / 29.9 mi

The preferred airport for The Cottage Guest House is Stansted Airport (STN).


Breakfast is available daily for a fee.


Make yourself at home in one of the 14 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers, housekeeping is provided daily, and irons/ironing boards can be requested.


This smoke-free guesthouse offers complimentary parking nearby.

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include multilingual staff and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.


The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Non-smoking hotel
Front desk services
  • Luggage storage
Food & drink
  • Breakfast
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Does The Cottage Guest House offer free breakfast?

    No, The Cottage Guest House does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does The Cottage Guest House have non-smoking rooms

    No, The Cottage Guest House doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does The Cottage Guest House provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does The Cottage Guest House have a swimming pool?

    No, The Cottage Guest House does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does The Cottage Guest House have free Wi-Fi?

    No, The Cottage Guest House does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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