United Kingdom may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window

Search Romantic Hotels in Essex

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and holiday rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Top Cities in Essex

Top Essex Romantic Hotels

Down Hall Hotel
Great for couples

Down Hall Hotel

4 out of 5
The price is £192 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec

Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Hatfield Forest Country Park, The Gibberd Garden and Pishiobury Park. Rhodes Arts Complex ...

4.3/5Excellent! (730 reviews)
Couples like: full-service spa, couples spa treatments, bar, hot tub
Travellers say...

"Very nice and clean. Excellent Really enjoyed it highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2020

Down Hall Hotel
Lifehouse Spa & Hotel
Great for couples

Lifehouse Spa & Hotel

4 out of 5
Frinton Road, Thorpe-le-Soken, Clacton-on-Sea, England
The price is £118 per night from 16 Dec to 17 Dec

Situated in a rural location, this spa hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Walton Pier, Clacton Pier and West Cliff Theatre. Clacton-on-Sea Beach and Beth Chatto ...

4.2/5Very Good! (278 reviews)
Couples like: adults-only property, full-service spa, couples spa treatments, al fresco dining
Travellers say...

"It’s in a very peaceful location surrounded by lovely woodlands with a lake. A real getaway place for a short break"…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2020

Lifehouse Spa & Hotel
The Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel

The Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel

4 out of 5
The price is £49 per night from 15 Dec to 16 Dec

Situated near the airport, this romantic hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Flitch Way Country Park and Bishop's Stortford Golf Club. Hatfield Forest Country Park ...

3.8/5Good! (980 reviews)

"Friendly staff Spacious room Wish there were more choices of yoghurts Would have liked our own jug of milk for cereals but they served us a bowl of milk (which was either too much or too little) and a packet of cereal!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2020

The Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel
You could be seeing lower prices

You could be seeing lower prices

With member prices, you could save 10% or more right now on thousands of properties.
By the sea and Surrounded by Fields, Ideal for Those who Want to Escape Reality

By the sea and Surrounded by Fields, Ideal for Those who Want to Escape Reality

Humperdink, 2 Beach Road, Clacton-on-Sea, ENG
Get Rates

This family-friendly Clacton-on-Sea chalet is located on the waterfront, within 3 mi (5 km) of St. Osyth Beach and Jaywick Martello Tower. Clacton Pier and Clacton-on-Sea ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)
Lovely escape!

"This property was sooo charming and the hosts were so helpful. There was a basket of treats on arrival, everything was in very good condition, very comfortable and had everything we needed. The kids loved it!"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2020

By the sea and Surrounded by Fields, Ideal for Those who Want to Escape Reality
Homely Holidays

Homely Holidays

2 out of 5
Belsize Avenue, Martello Beach, Essex, Clacton-on-Sea, England
Get Rates

This family-friendly Clacton-on-Sea campsite is located near the beach, within a 10-minute walk of Jaywick Martello Tower and St. Osyth Beach. Clacton Pier is ...

3.1/5 (8 reviews)

"We did not find the property in great order, bad smell of dogs no plugs in sinks and the bed squeaks so bad it keeps you awake"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2019

Homely Holidays
The White Hart Hotel

The White Hart Hotel

4 out of 5
Poole Street, Great Yeldham, Halstead, England
The price is £100 per night from 2 Dec to 3 Dec

Situated in Halstead, this inn is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Hedingham Castle and within 6 miles (10 km) of Clare Castle Country Park and Clare Ancient House Museum. ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (113 reviews)
Stop over stay

"Room was clean, and had everything we required, and breakfast was lovely with ample choice. The food at the restaurant is highly recommended, the menu had a good range of starters and mains and it was good value for the quality. We stayed here as a stop over to break up our trip to Kent. There is ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

The White Hart Hotel
Wivenhoe House Hotel

Wivenhoe House Hotel

4 out of 5
Get Rates

Situated in Colchester, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from University of Essex, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Colchester Castle Museum and Colchester Castle Park. ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (278 reviews)

"Excellent location. Spacious and very comfortable rooms. Excellent breakfast but service lets it down."…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2020

Wivenhoe House Hotel
The George of Colchester

The George of Colchester

3 out of 5
Get Rates

Situated in Colchester, this hotel is steps away from Colchester Castle Museum, Colchester Town Hall and Tymperleys Clock Museum. Colchester Natural History ...

3.6/5Good! (400 reviews)
Moved to St Nicholas House not happy with that!

"The George Hotel was actually shut for refurbishment, we received an email saying we would be staying in a new part of the hotel St Nicholas House on the opposite side of the High Street to the George. This was fine, newly fitted out and very smart but no breakfast, presumably this will be available ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2019

The George of Colchester
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

3 out of 5
The price is £62 per night from 28 Nov to 29 Nov

Located in the heart of Colchester, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Colchester Castle Museum, Colchester Castle Park and Colchester Town Hall. University ...

4.1/5Very Good! (338 reviews)

"Lovely, friendly staff. The bed was really comfortable and we had a great meal in the restaurant"…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2020

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
Five Lakes Resort
Great for couples

Five Lakes Resort

4 out of 5
Colchester Road, Tolleshunt Knights, Maldon, England
The price is £60 per night from 26 Nov to 27 Nov

Situated in Maldon, this spa hotel is 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from Layer Marney Tower, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Colchester Golf Club and Colchester Town Hall. Colchester ...

4/5Very Good! (675 reviews)
Couples like: full-service spa, couples spa treatments, bar, hot tub
Travellers say...

"At the time of checking in we were not told to put a sign on our door to indicate that we wanted the room cleaned as a consequence our was not cleaned for the duration of our stay, when we complained reception did send someone to refresh towels etc. Understand the need for the hotel procedure for ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2020

Five Lakes Resort
Bonningtons

Bonningtons

3 out of 5
The price is £68 per night from 26 Nov to 27 Nov

Situated in Bishop's Stortford, this bed & breakfast is within 3 miles (5 km) of Southern Parkland Country Park, Rhodes Arts Complex and Hatfield Forest Country ...

4.3/5Excellent! (141 reviews)

"Lovely location, in picturesque village. The rooms are very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec 2019

Bonningtons
Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
Great for couples

Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

4 out of 5
The price is £39 per night from 26 Nov to 27 Nov

Situated in Colchester, this hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Colchester Zoo, East Anglian Railway Museum and Layer Marney Tower. Colchester Golf Club and ...

3.8/5Good! (683 reviews)
Couples like: on-site spa services, bar
Travellers say...

"Regular short stay. Convenience of location."…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2020

Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel
Great for couples

Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel

4 out of 5
Old Shire Lane, Waltham Abbey, England
The price is £71 per night from 27 Nov to 28 Nov

Situated in a regional park, this hotel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Epping Forest and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Royal Gunpowder Mills. Paradise Wildlife Park and Finsbury ...

4/5Very Good! (625 reviews)
Couples like: on-site spa services, bar, hot tub
Excellent

"As always, Marriot has delivered excellent accommodation and service."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel
Holiday Inn Colchester
Great for couples

Holiday Inn Colchester

4 out of 5
The price is £48 per night from 4 Dec to 5 Dec

This family-friendly Colchester hotel is located near the airport, 3.1 mi (5 km) from Colchester Zoo, and within 6 mi (10 km) of East Anglian Railway Museum ...

4/5Very Good! (335 reviews)
Couples like: on-site spa services, bar, hot tub
Travellers say...

"Friendly staff, good room, good food, good location."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2020

Holiday Inn Colchester
Holiday Inn Brentwood M25, Jct. 28
Great for couples

Holiday Inn Brentwood M25, Jct. 28

3 out of 5
The price is £52 per night from 4 Dec to 5 Dec

Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Hopefield Animal Sanctuary and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Old MacDonalds Farm. Bentley Golf Club ...

3.8/5Good! (367 reviews)
Couples like: full-service spa, bar, hot tub
Travellers say...

"Adequate hotel for one night stay. Room was ok but needs a face lift as does the bathroom.Clean though. Shame the restaurant was closed (why?) so did'nt have breakfast. Staff were all friendly and polite."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Holiday Inn Brentwood M25, Jct. 28
Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport

Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport

4 out of 5
Get Rates

Situated near the airport, this eco-friendly hotel is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Flitch Way Country Park and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Hatfield Forest Country Park. Bishop's ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,330 reviews)

"This hotel is perfect for anyone needing to stay right by Stansted Airport. The rooms are very comfortable and quiet, there is an onsite bar and restaurant, and the staff were lovely and polite. Would recommend!"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport
Marygreen Manor Hotel

Marygreen Manor Hotel

4 out of 5
The price is £85 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec

Located in the heart of Brentwood, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Warley Country Park and St Faith's Country Park. Weald Country Park and Hopefield ...

4.3/5Excellent! (414 reviews)

"This hotel is immaculate, clean comfortable, staff are polite and helpful, food is exquisite, beds so comfortable, hot water! parking so easy more t5han 2 tea bags"…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2020

Marygreen Manor Hotel
DeSalis Hotel London Stansted

DeSalis Hotel London Stansted

3 out of 5
The price is £82 per night from 11 Dec to 12 Dec

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 3 mi (4.9 km) from Mountfitchet Castle and 3 mi (4.9 km) from House on the Hill Toy Museum. Flitch Way Country Park ...

3.4/5 (620 reviews)

"good service and friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2020

DeSalis Hotel London Stansted
Linden House Stansted

Linden House Stansted

5 out of 5
1-3 Silver Street, Stansted, England
Get Rates

Situated near the airport, this luxury guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Mountfitchet Castle and House on the Hill Toy Museum. Red White and Blue Country ...

4.4/5Excellent! (45 reviews)
Comfortable stay

"Comfortable stay in older, interesting property. The room was pleasant, the shower was excellent and the breakfast was tasty."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Linden House Stansted
Swan Hotel Thaxted by Greene King Inns

Swan Hotel Thaxted by Greene King Inns

3 out of 5
Bull Ring, Thaxted, Dunmow, England
The price is £55 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec

Situated in Dunmow, this inn is within 9 miles (15 km) of Flitch Way Country Park, Audley End House and Saffron Walden Museum. The Common and Market Square are ...

3.9/5Very Good! (255 reviews)

"Fantastic breakfast and a great value stay for the night prior to a flight. Rooms comfy and have what you need."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Swan Hotel Thaxted by Greene King Inns
Don't see what you're looking for?
We've got more Romantic Hotels. Find the right one for you.
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Pocket Guide: Romantic Hotels in Essex

Search for Romantic Hotels in Essex on Expedia.co.uk. You can easily find your Romantic Hotels in Essex using one of the methods below:

  • View our selection of featured hotels in Essex
  • Use the map to find budget hotels in the Essex neighborhood you prefer
  • Use the filters to see hotels in a specific area of Essex, select a specific theme, brand, or hotel class in Essex
  • Enter your travel dates now to view the best deals on hotels in Essex - while they last

More trip options