Scholars Restaurant with its elegant seating can provide the perfect lunch or dinner setting. Our Bar and Lounge is available for comfort stops (from quick bites, afternoon teas or drinks) and in fine weather our well-kept lawns and patio provide the perfect place to stretch those legs, get some fresh air and have a bite to eat. If you prefer a private room, then one of our 8 meeting rooms can be hired.
Set Menus or choice menus, bar meals, sandwiches or afternoon teas - the choice is yours!

60 large guest rooms over 2 floors - No lift at property. Restaurant, Bar and lounges and an enclosed lawned with fountain garden with decking and patio. 8 function and meeting rooms. Civil Wedding Licence. Plentiful free car parking. Free Wi-Fi in public areas and guest rooms. Easily accessible from M25

Guide Prices

varied depending on requirements



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Telephone (public)

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By car: Take Junction 30/31 off the M25. At 1st roundabout take 2nd exit (Thurrock Services) keep in left lane and go past the services. At next large roundabout take 5th exit (Aveley/Thurrock FC), follow road round and keep left taking Ship lane. Hotel is on your right (same entrance as Thurrock FC). Drive up slope to barriers which will automatically lift.

By public transport: From Purfleet - Bus route to intu Lakeside Shopping Centre

Accessible by Public Transport: Purfleet station is 0 miles away.

Best Western Thurrock Hotel

Type:Group Travel Eating Out

Best Western Thurrock Hotel, Ship Lane, Aveley, Thurrock, Essex, RM19 1YN

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