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When you're taking a break with the family, it's important to know that the hotel has everything you need to cater for your little ones. With beautiful beaches, plenty of family attractions and wide open spaces, Essex has continued to assert itself as a firm favourite amongst those looking for a family staycation. As a result, you'll find a god selection of family-friendly hotels in the county, from comfortable boltholes from which to explore the area, to swish, upmarket hotels that promise a bit of pampering to parents and children alike.
Historic Colchester is popular with those who want to enjoy a great family holiday. Packed with family-friendly attractions such as Colchester Zoo, the Mercury Theatre and the East Anglian Railway Museum, there's plenty to keep youngsters engaged and adults interested. The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel is a cost-effective solution to travelling in a group, offering smart and comfortable accommodation, at great rates. With on-site tennis courts, beautifully landscaped grounds and easy access to Marks Tey train station, you can choose to explore the area or catch a train to London.
The Waltham Abbey Marriot Hotel in Waltham Abbey puts you within easy reach of some of Essex's most glorious greenery, in the form of Fishers Green and Cobbins Brook, alongside historic landmarks, including Waltham Abbey Church and Waltham Abbey Royal Gunpowder Mills. The hotel itself is spacious and contemporary and its on-site restaurant has a dedicated children's menu. However, if tiny taste-buds aren't tantalised by what's on offer, there are a number of family-friendly restaurants nearby.
Some family-friendly hotels offer package deals for those travelling with little ones. The Hilton London Stansted Airport Hotel is a luxurious hotel, with plenty of little extras for families including a children's menu, cribs for babies and high-chairs for toddlers. You'll also find that the Hilton London Stansted offers a Family Fun package, which includes a superb breakfast and free use of the hotel's Wi-Fi; ideal for sharing photos of your days out.
Family-friendly hotels can take the headache out of holiday accommodation. Book a room in a family-friendly hotel in Essex and make the most of your downtime together.