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Down Hall Hotel & Spa

Down Hall Hotel & Spa

Matching Road, Hatfield Heath, Bishop's Stortford
4.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (372 reviews)
Great hotel, historic characterGreat hotel, nice character, rooms nicely furnished, warm and comfortable.
  7 Dec 2017

£74

£74
Lifehouse Spa & Hotel

Lifehouse Spa & Hotel

Frinton Road, Clacton-on-Sea
4.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (184 reviews)
Lovely grounds, lovely quiet during the week. Walk round the lovely gardens, it is lovely. The Spa is lovely to. We swim in the evening and mostly have it for ourselves. We love it here.
  7 Nov 2017

£108

£108
The Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel

The Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel

Tilekin Green, Bishop's Stortford
4.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (535 reviews)
Beautiful Hotel at an amazing price!The hotel is breathtaking when you arrive and the Staff is very friendly. The rooms are spacious with beautiful views and huge windows. Everything is so cozy you can’t help but relax and enjoy the atmosphere.
  7 Dec 2017

£45

£45
Roslin Beach Hotel

Roslin Beach Hotel

10-12 Thorpe Esplande, Southend-on-Sea
4.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (421 reviews)
Warm and WelcomingA cold, snowy, rainy, windy weekend, but inside the Roslin Beach Hotel it is warm, welcoming with great food, drink and service.
  12 Dec 2017

£62

£62
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa

Keepers Lane, Colchester
4.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (74 reviews)
very beautiful, peaceful hoteli enjoyed my stay here. the staff were very polite and helpful and the place is gorgeous, definitely want to go back
  15 Dec 2017

£64

£64
Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea

Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea

Church Road, Southend-on-Sea
3.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (670 reviews)
Good but not very goodClean and comfortable. however, breakfast could be better, much better. pillows are too soft. and wifi, for god sake wifi, come on how can wifi be bad nowadays! please improve wifi!
  8 Dec 2017

£40

£40
The White Hart Hotel

The White Hart Hotel

Poole Street, Halstead
4.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (62 reviews)
Over night stay .. Wedding at Headingham Castle Lovely rooms idea for staying if you have a wedding nearby at Headingham Castle
  26 Nov 2017

£75

£75
Wivenhoe House Hotel

Wivenhoe House Hotel

Wivenhoe Park, Colchester
4.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (107 reviews)
Stayed at this hotel previously sound service as always.
  12 Dec 2017

£71

£71
The George of Colchester

The George of Colchester

116 High Street, Colchester
4.5 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (261 reviews)
Κεντρικό ξενοδοχείοΚεντρικό ξενοδοχείο, σε πολύ βολική τοποθεσία για καταστήματα και εστιατόρια.Με επίπλωση παλιού αγγλικού στυλ. αν και οι ταπετσαρίες ήταν λίγο φθαρμένες.Καλό πρωινό αλά κάρτ.
  6 Nov 2017

£50

£50
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

East Street, Colchester
3.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (89 reviews)
Great hotelExcellent service and food. Rooms comfortable and clean
  28 Nov 2017

£43

£43
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Pocket Guide: Romantic Hotels Hotels in Essex

From enchanting country hotels to value-for-money bed and breakfasts, Essex has a wonderful selection of romantic hotels for special weekend getaways or longer breaks. The western part of the county is home to London Stansted Airport, which offers flights to dozens of locations across Europe.

See Magnificent Hylands House

Close to the ancient city of Chelmsford, this impressive Grade II-Listed mansion welcomes around two million visitors each year to see its grand interior and beautiful grounds. It was designed in the 18th century in an elaborate Neo-Classical theme, and is one of the most popular wedding venues in East Anglia.

Spend the Day at the Seaside

Visit the lively seaside resort of Clacton-on-Sea, which is known for its pleasure pier and pleasant sandy beaches, and has a good range of affordable hotels. Further south is the larger resort of Southend-on-Sea, most noted for its 1.3-mile-long pier that has stood since the early 19th century. Like other resorts, it also has plenty of accommodation ranging from deluxe hotels to budget friendly bed and breakfasts, and is less than 45 miles from central London by train.

Visit Colchester, Britain's Oldest Town

There is widespread archaeological evidence that Colchester is the oldest recorded town in the county, referred to as far back as the 1st century AD, well before the Roman conquest of Britain. Once you've checked in at your romantic hotel, you can visit the town's imposing castle and observe Europe's biggest Norman Keep.

You could also book tickets to see a fantastic theatre show at the acclaimed Mercury theatre, which is just a half-mile walk along the High Street from the castle. Now that the vast majority of Essex hotels offer WiFi, you can easily book tickets to local attractions and make restaurant reservations online from the comfort of your room.

Come to Historic Saffron Walden

In the northwest of the county, you can visit the charismatic market town of Saffron Walden, which could easily be nominated for the title of Essex's most picturesque settlement. On the outskirts is the splendid country mansion known as Audley End House, which is a striking example of Jacobean architecture and is easily accessible from hotels in west Essex via the M11.