Budget Hotel Accommodation near Stansted Aiport, Bishop’s Stortford and Harlow

Perfectly situated for Stansted Airport, Harlow, Bishop’s Stortford, Sawbridgeworth and London. At Little Hallingbury Mill, we pride ourselves on offering affordable hotel accommodation which is clean and comfortable. We offer rooms of different size from singles, double and twins to family rooms in the Mill, Mill Annexe and the Mill House. All rooms are en-suite, with televisions and tea and coffee making facilities. The Mill building is Grade 2* listed and offers a superb view of the water meadow beyond the bridged stream and the colourful marina with its privately owned narrow boats and other craft. Single rooms start from £45.00.

Ongoing, we will be undertaking redecoration and renovation of all our bedrooms. Some of the bedrooms  in the Mill and Mill Annexe building have compact pod en-suite style shower units which may be unsuitable for some of our guests. Please note that the Mill does not have a lift as we are a grade II listed building and unable to offer this facility. If you infirm or unable to climb stairs, it is important to contact us so that we can offer you a ground floor room where available. If you have any particular needs, please call us in advance so that we can do our utmost to accommodate your requirements. Rooms in the Mill House building have larger en-suite facilities.

Beautiful, Tranquil Location

When you reach the Mill you will find a venue set in a beautiful, tranquil location which feels miles away from it all. There is plenty to do during your stay. You can hire bikes from us, take a leisurely stroll along the River Stort towpath, enjoy a cream tea in our bistro or garden or just relax in your room. We offer free Wifi, free parking for the duration of your stay and also welcome well behaved dogs in our garden.

Free Car Parking for the duration of your stay

Free on site Car Parking is available to resident guests. Cars are left at the owners risk. Car can only be left for the duration of your stay at the hotel. We do not offer Airport parking due to restricted spaces which are required for our staying guests and customers. Any unauthorised parking may be subject to clamping as parking space is strictly for our guests and visitors to the Mill. We do not offer an Airport Shuttle Service as there are many car park operators offering reasonably priced parking.

Check in Times

Unless otherwise agreed check in is from 4pm daily – please let us know in advance if you intend to arrive later than 10pm as we do not operate a night porter service. Our hotel bar is open from midday until 11pm, with later opening at discretion for our residents. We have a beautiful restaurant where we recommend advance booking particularly at the weekends.

Check Out Times

Guests must check out by 10.30am. All rooms are checked following check out. Any damages or missing items will be charged to your card at replacement cost.  Please check you have not packed any items by mistake. We also advise guests to purchase the necessary travel/cancellation insurance.

Other Terms and Conditions

A valid Debit/Credit is required at the time of booking to secure the room/s. We accept all major credit and debit cards including Amex.


Payment is due on departure by any of the following methods: Sterling Cash, Credit/Debit cards. Unfortunately we cannot accept cheques and normally will not accept advance payment of rooms or services.

Cancellation Policy

If you give at least 24 hours  notice of cancellation there will be no charge. Thereafter the following cancellation charges will be applied at our discretion, by direct deduction from the card used to secure the room(s). Less than 24 hours notice of cancellation – 100% of applicable room charge for the first night’s stay.

Damage to Soft Furnishings & Room

Any damage to the room or its contents will be charged at the appropriate cost of replacement items or specialist cleaning. Any damages or accidents must be reported immediately (including theft of items) otherwise we reserve the right to take payment from the card used to secure the room.

Strictly No Smoking

In accordance with UK legislation we adopt a strict no smoking policy throughout the premises. If you choose to ignore this policy, you may be asked to leave and charged in full for your entire stay plus an additional £100 for specialist cleaning to your room. Payment will be taken from the card used to secure the room.

Animal Policy

Unfortunately we do not allow animals or pets to stay at The Mill. Well behaved dogs on a lead are allowed in the garden only and not in our bistro or restaurant.


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