Beginning of main content

Search over 1,000,000 properties worldwide and 550 airlines worldwide

Search over a million flights, hotels, packages, and more

No Expedia cancellation fee to change or cancel almost any hotel reservation.

Check prices on hotels in Essex

Tonight 18 Aug - 19 Aug
This weekend 23 Aug - 25 Aug
Next weekend 30 Aug - 1 Sep

Featured Essex Romantic Hotels

See all 368 properties in Essex

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Down Hall Hotel
Down Hall Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0
Free cancellation
4.3/5 (602 reviews)
£93/ night for 2 guests

Amazing grounds, great staff, great food very clean

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2019
Lifehouse Spa & Hotel
Lifehouse Spa & Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 Frinton Road, Thorpe-le-Soken, Clacton-on-Sea, England
Free cancellation
4.2/5 (230 reviews)
£108/ night for 2 guests

Lovely relaxing place to stay only problem was hot tub needs to be sorted as not alll the bubble bits worked

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2019
The Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel
The Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0
Free cancellation
3.7/5 (912 reviews)
£44/ night for 2 guests

aeroplane noise very annoying otherwise very good location,

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2019
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, England
4.8/5 (20 reviews)

Booked to stay here over Christmas for a week, cottage itself was lovely, clean, had everything we needed......except it was so cold. The heating only came on periodically for a short time and we were asked (by a sign on the boiler itself) not to adjust the boiler settings. I had to go out and buy ...

Reviewed on 10 Jan 2019
Chancellor Park Holiday Let
Chancellor Park Holiday Let
83 Eglinton Drive, Chelmsford, England
4.3/5 (3 reviews)

Cleaner kindly took in groceries delivered while she was there, and also came in again to provide extra bedding. Owners also easy to contact.

Reviewed on 15 Nov 2018
Homely Holidays
Homely Holidays
2.0 out of 5.0 Belsize Avenue, Martello Beach, Essex, Clacton-on-Sea, England
3.0/5 (6 reviews)

This holiday park is ideal for those with young children. I would not recommend for families with of a teenagers as there is nothing for them to do. Very small outdoor and indoor pools. A car is required to drive anywhere off the campsite as it is not in walking distance to any local amenities or ...

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2018
New and Modern. 4 Minutes From Chelmsford Station
New and Modern. 4 Minutes From Chelmsford Station
16 Glebe Road, Flat 9, Chelmsford, England
The White Hart Hotel
The White Hart Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 Poole Street, Great Yeldham, Halstead, England
Free cancellation
4.6/5 (96 reviews)
£66/ night for 2 guests

Bedroom was nicely furnished and very comfortable. We stayed in room 5 which had a beautiful bathroom with great pressure in the shower. If i could make a suggestion i would put a full length mirror behind the door and add a table lamp on the dressng table. Great stay and amazing food.. This hotel ...

Reviewed on 19 May 2019
Wivenhoe House Hotel
Wivenhoe House Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0
Free cancellation
4.6/5 (214 reviews)
£90/ night for 2 guests

The location is good and quiet. Lots of history and it is a very nicely maintained old building g.

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2019

Recently booked Essex hotels

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 20 hours ago
Manor of Groves
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 38 hours ago

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.