Wivenhoe House Hotel - Wivenhoe Park Colchester CO4 3SQ
|5.4 miles from North Road||Rating\Stars: 4 | Prices from: £157.5 | Customer rating: 6\6|
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Situated just 10 minutes from Colchester centre Wivenhoe House Hotel, is an inspirational country house hotel which fuses contemporary and traditional influences offering luxurious accommodation, brasserie dining and free Wi-Fi and parking. Whether it's the magnificent 18th Century architecture, the serenely landscaped gardens or the impeccable service, Wivenhoe House never fails to delight and intrigue in equal measure. Originally built in the 18th Century, and once painted by Constable, the house has since been lovingly restored and renovated whilst still retaining its genteel grace and historical allure. Each of the 40 en-suite rooms are light, spacious, airy and above all irresistibly comfortable. 16 elegant rooms and suites are located in the main house and there are a further 24 rooms in the contemporary garden wing, many with delightful views over the manicured lawns and wooded parkland. The Hotel is located near to the University of Essex and 12 minutes from the A12 motorway. Colchester Rail station is just 10 minutes away and offers excellent transport links to the rest of the country including direct trains to London, only an hour away. There is also a local station at Hythe just a 7 minute taxi ride from the Hotel. Stansted Airport is approximately a 45 minute drive from the hotel. Wivenhoe House Hotel boasts a privileged location near some fabulous local attractions. Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town is just a short distance away and is a thriving melting pot of world-class eateries, traditional pubs, specialist shops, award-winning museums and art galleries. For a fun family day out, the renowned Colchester Zoo is certainly worth a visit. Further adventure can be found at Clacton-on-Sea where visitors can look forward to lovely sandy beaches, a beautiful Victorian pier with undercover amusements and a fun fair and plenty of opportunities for a wide range of water sports. Just a five minute drive from the Hotel is the serene beauty of The Beth Chatto Gardens. The surrounding Essex countryside is affectionately referred to as 'Constable Country' after the renowned landscape artist John Constable and it has been captured in many of his most famous paintings. It is also home to the spectacular Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Langtry Hotel - 2 4, Colne Road Clacton-on-Sea CO151PX
|5.8 miles from North Road||Rating\Stars: 3 | Prices from: £79.8 | Customer rating: 5\6|
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The Langtry Hotel is a comfortable family run hotel conveniently situated off Clacton seafront and close to the centre of town, amusements and Clacton train station. Our Hotel features a tastefully decorated lounge with leather seating and marble tables that offer a quiet space for relaxation. There is also a well stocked bar. Whether it is a week-end break with your partner or a business stay, with The Langtry Hotel you are always welcome.