Stratford Guest Houses

Stratford lies on the outskirts east London in a convenient location on the underground map allowing quick transfer to central London and many of the London airports. This has been granted and trusted to host the 2012 Summer Olympics because of these superb transport factors and modern infrastructure which boasts some of the Stratford guest houses, each offering comfy and extremely pleasurable stays. This town is one of the 35 major centres recently identified in the London Plan.

The town takes its name from the Old English for street combined with ford meaning water crossing of the River Lea. Stratford Langthorne as it was originally named proudly showcased the Abbey of St Mary's which was founded in 1135 at this time was a dominating influence until the famous dissolution of the monasteries by Henry VIII. These buildings do not exist today yet many archaeological investigations take place today all trying to discover how the whole process went.

This area was considered to be a part of the historic Essex countryside until the arrival of the railways in 1839 encouraging development from London to Stratford. Between 1889 to 1965 Stratford was governed and in the borough of West Ham its was only after the formation of Greater London in 1965 that the town became a part the London Borough of Newham.

Stratford has been a focus for investment for some years encouraging a popular shopping culture with many designer and famous brand names opening up in the modern and state-of-the-art shopping malls. As one would expect with shopping comes the need for rejuvenation, in Stratford the many bars, restaurants and bistros provide perfect places to find the very much needed rest and recuperation.

The worlds most famous sporting event, the Olympics is to be held in this fully capable city that, and what a success it will be, with the standard of the Stratford guest houses being among the crème de la crème of accommodations, fantastic nightlife and endless sites to be seen.

A well appointed restaurant can be found within the grounds of the guest house each presenting a divine eating environment that really does lye second to none. A wonderfully described menu awaits the diner who is spoilt for choice but once chosen speedily arrives at the table yet still surprising the guest as the meal appears exactly as described. The meals are prepared from fresh produce by experienced chefs who challenge themselves everyday to create the best meal possible.

Large single, double, twin and family suites are among the choices on offer at the St Andrews guest houses which each delightfully present a cosy yet fresh ambience that's both soothing and invigorating. High cotton count linen lye's draped across the comfy beds which also present the choice of pillow, offering hard, soft and medium feather soft pillows. The rooms are complete with en suite bathrooms that do fall shy of impressing even the most discerning traveller.

Plasma televisions with sky packages combining both movie and sports packages, DVD players, tea and coffee making facilities and high speed unlimited wireless internet are just an example of some of the in room facilities and amenities that are on offer.

The governing bodies of the Olympics came upon the decision to hold their world famous event in Stratford because the town presents everything a tourist could need including superb travel links, a well established shopping culture, vibey nightlife and an ancient culture which can easily and safely be explored. Every guest will experience an unforgettable vacation at the Stratford guest houses.