Hotels in Essex

Essex is the county of seaside towns such as Clacton and Southend, there are good beaches and fun amusements to be found here. Other towns include Braintree, Brentwood, Colchester, Chelmsford and Waltham Abbey.

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Gilwell Park Training & Event Centre, Chingford, Greater London

PR2S £70 - £85
No SmokingOff Street ParkingGardenDinner AvailableHas WiFi/Internet
Gilwell Park Training & Event Centre can be found at the edge of Epping Forest, near Chingford in Greater London and is only a 20 minute drive to the city centre. Our hotel is a Grade II listed building that offers 35 stylish guest bedrooms with en suite facilities and an additional 6 with communal bathrooms. We are a popular base for those who are in the area for a meeting, conference, wedding or event. All of the guest rooms are equipped with free internet access, television, power showers, tea, coffee and biscuits. A continental and full English breakfast is served every morning for residential guests. As well as a venue for meetings, private events, and training, we are also able to offer a range of packages at Gilwell Park. These include: The Gilwell Challenge:Bring your company to Gilwell Park for half day meeting room hire, lunch and refreshments, and two activities on site. Gilwell Development Workshops: Working alongside Sharpstone Skinner, specialists in training and team development, you can now bring your team to Gilwell Park choosing between a wide range of subject areas including leadership and management, communication and team building. The package includes two activities on site, lunch and refreshments, and half day of classroom based learning. Vintage tea parties: Enjoy a vintage tea party in our stunning 108 acre grounds – perfect to treat your team after a busy day of meetings or team building on site. Christmas Private Fine Dining: Gilwell Park offers an elegant and unique venue for your office Christmas party. With a 3 course Christmas dinner from just £35 per person, our Grade II listed building is the perfect setting for your Christmas event. Whether you’re looking for the perfect location for your business meeting, somewhere unique for your next conference, an elegant wedding venue or a place that specialises in delivering tailor made team building, you’ve found the ideal space at Gilwell Park. With boutique accommodation, a Grade II listed main building, a large hall for up to 250 people and high adrenaline activity equipment. For more information please visit our website. Rates: From £70 - £85 per room per night based on 2 people sharing. Sorry, no pets. Off street parking. Dinner available. Wi-Fi internet access.

The Hotel Continental, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex

PPPN £From £45
PR2S £From £75 - £90
Allows PetsNo SmokingOff Street ParkingGardenDinner AvailableHas WiFi/Internet
The Hotel Continental in Dovercourt can be found right on the seafront and has unspoilt coastal views. We have a choice of 14 budget boutique guest rooms and offer those who stay a different experience that we are sure you will enjoy. Our hotel is situated just a short drive from Harwich in Essex. Our en suite hotel rooms overlook the perfectly unspoilt Victorian seaside retreat of Dovercourt Bay and are colourful and modern with luxurious fittings - we want to be different. We love our hotel and are very proud of it! Many of our guests return time and again and want to stay in a different one of our unique rooms every time! We also have apartments available for those planning a longer stay or contracted in or around the busy port of Harwich. Breakfast and dinner is home cooked and tasty, we use award winning, organic and local produce that is of the highest quality. Our meat is from Willow Hall Organic Farm, our vegetables are from Riverford Farm and the beef is from our local butcher. A full range of international, vegetarian and vegan dishes are also available. Please book a table to avoid disappointment. Our Restaurant is designed in a shape of a hexagon this allows us to accommodate groups/parties of up to 24 people on 2 tables, or 16 on 1 long table. Cambridge, Suffolk and the surrounding Constable country are all within easy striking distance and Historic Harwich a short walk away, there really is a wonderful depth of history and natural beauty on the doorstep. Did you know that The Mayflower was built in Harwich? That it has the oldest working Crane and one of the oldest purpose built Cinemas in the country? With the Napoleonic Redoubt fort and the Low and high Lighthouses, 1,000 years of maritime and local history are on the doorstep. For more information please visit our website. Rates: From £45 per person per night. From £75 - £90 per room per night based on 2 people sharing. Children are welcome. No smoking. Pets are allowed by arrangement. Dinner available. Wi-Fi/Internet access.

The Tower Hotel, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex

PPPN £55
3 Star3 Star3 Star
No SmokingOff Street ParkingGardenDinner AvailableHas WiFi/Internet
The Tower Hotel offers comfortable accommodation in Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex. The hotel is set in its very own pleasant leafy grounds, having wide and easy access to the main road at either end of its sweeping drive along with ample parking space, it has made an admirable transformation to its new life as one of the areas leading hotels. All of the guest rooms are centrally heated and each room has private en-suite facilities with hairdryer, telephone, colour television and a free WiFi Broadband internet connection. There are a range of rooms to choose from: singles, twins, standard doubles, executive doubles and a triple. There is also provision for hotel guests to enjoy tea or coffee as early or late as they wish. Several of the rooms can comfortably accommodate family groups. Room service will happily provide an early morning call and newspapers should you so wish. Our magnificent restaurant retains all its delicately sculpted ceiling mouldings and cornices that have been faithfully restored and repaired in the original pastel colours whilst crystalline chandeliers are suspended from intricate ceiling roses. There is an excellent range of traditional dishes as well as more imaginative and adventurous meals, all complemented by quality wines from our carefully selected wine list. It is perfect for small business receptions, lunch and dinner parties or family celebrations. Rigby’s Bar offers a wide range of refreshments including popular beers and serves tempting bar meals. It is very popular with non-residents who enjoy the pleasant surroundings and friendly ambiance. The Tower Hotel is licensed to carry out the wedding service itself and then your party can move to our restaurant for a banquet of fine food to celebrate the joining of two people in love. The River Room will hold 30 guests for the ceremony, with the restaurant comfortably seating 60 guests. There is parking for 60 cars and pleasant grounds for photographs. Dovercourt is the residential and holiday suburb of Harwich and, although more modern in appearance, it is actually older and larger than Harwich and is indeed mentioned in the Domesday Book. Fine promenade areas, an attractive and safe beach – seafront recently awarded the prestigious Blue Flag – parks and entertainments, including choral and band concerts, as well as the fortunate low rainfall, make it a most welcoming town with good hotels and restaurants for those wishing to stay a while. Excellent waters also make sailing, wind surfing and angling pleasurable pastimes. Reviews: we went to the hotel on saturday for lunch and i would like to say the staff were lovely and helpful the food was great and the decor was oldy worldy elegance a very enjoyable lunch for our party of six ranging in ages from 23 to 95. We stayed for two nights. Rooms lovely, beds very comfortable, food excellent. We will happily stay again. Rates: £55 per person per night based on a single. Children are welcome. Sorry, no pets. Disabled facilities - please enquire for details. Off street parking. Dinner available. Wi-Fi/internet access. 3 Star AA.
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