This traditional Inn offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi, 15 minutes’ drive from Stansted Airport. Rooms are separate from but next to the pub, and are 5 minutes’ walk from Bishop's Stortford’s town centre.

The family-run Jolly Brewers Free House Inn offers bright rooms, each with a private bathroom, TV and free tea and coffee. Hairdryers and ironing facilities can be provided on request.

Guests have free parking, and can arrange for long-stay parking. Bishop’s Stortford Rail Station is 10 minutes’ walk away, and provides 10-minute links to the airport. Cambridge and London are both 40 minutes’ drive via the M11.

A home-made lunch menu is provided in the Jolly Brewers pub, which also serves a range of real ales and wine. There are several restaurants and cafés within a 5-minute walk.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Jolly Brewers Free House Inn has been welcoming guests since 15 Dec 2009.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Free private parking available on-site

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi could you let me know whether any of the rooms have a shower cubicle rather than a bath with a shower over it. Regards
    Hi, Rooms 1-5 have a shower cubicle and room 6 has a bath with an overhead shower. Kind regards, The Jolly Brewers
    Answered on 19 January 2020
  • Hi,how much you charge if I leave my car parked for 5 days after my stay? thanks
    Hi, It is £4.00 per night for every night you are not staying here
    Answered on 20 December 2021
  • Hello, is it possible to arrange late check in? Flight lands at midnight so it would likely be around 1am. How do we also arrange long stay parking?
    Room access details can be sent to you on the day of arrival
    Answered on 22 June 2022
  • Hi, There are no rooms available on the nights I plan to stay, however would it still be possible to pay to use your parking? If so, how much? Thanks
    Hi, Thank you for your message but we do not allow this due to other customers parking
    Answered on 17 October 2022
  • Are you open for guests for the dates I require 16 th to 18 th April
    Hello, We are open on those dates for essential travel and for key workers, Kind regards, The Jolly Brewers
    Answered on 25 March 2021
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Facilities of Jolly Brewers Free House Inn
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance Off-site
  • Evening entertainment
  • Darts
  • Billiards
  • Games room
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Adult only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Jolly Brewers Free House Inn takes special requests - add in the next step!


16:00 - 23:00


Until 10:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Jolly Brewers Free House Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests can leave their cars at the Jolly Brewers Free House Inn for a period longer than their stay. This service is available on request and by arrangement. Guests wishing to take advantage of this service should contact the hotel directly before arrival in order to arrange parking. The price is GBP 3 per car per day.

Please note that this property does not accept American Express cards.

FAQs about Jolly Brewers Free House Inn

  • Jolly Brewers Free House Inn is 500 yards from the centre of Bishops Stortford.

  • Room options at Jolly Brewers Free House Inn include:

    • Twin/Double

  • Check-in at Jolly Brewers Free House Inn is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The prices at Jolly Brewers Free House Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Jolly Brewers Free House Inn by:

    • Car 19min

  • Jolly Brewers Free House Inn offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Darts
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Live music/performance
    • Live sport events (broadcast)