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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Visited The Essex with my family for an event - Lunch with Santa - absolutely amazing for both kids and adults!! Firstly wanted to start with Chris as Santa – what a great and wonderful character he portrayed and his enthusiasm was top class – you can really see the effort put in by himself, and he makes it fun...

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TheEssex, Manager at Essex Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Hello Oliver, Firstly let us thank you for your glowing review of our Lunch with Santa event we held just before Christmas! Such a thankful review is always welcome here at The Essex, so we thank you for that. We will be sure to pass on your thanks to Charlotte and Chris aka Santa Claus! They will be thrilled to...

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

After a three hour journey from Cheshire, I was looking forward to staying here and using the spa, but there were various disappointments. The spa could definitely have done with a facelift as the ceiling looked like it was rotting away. The food in the restaurant was stodgy, badly cooked, and overpriced, and the staff therein not very helpful at...

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on business, there is plenty to do if your energetic and the rooms are clean, tidy and modern. I'd recommend a stay if in the area although if you like a wander in the evening there isn't much else in the area.

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TheEssex, Manager at Essex Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Hello Mark, Thank you very much for your lovely review on your time spent here at The Lodge. Our only downfall on our location is that we are in the middle of nowhere, located between two villages, so not always so easy to get out and walk around. However, like you mentioned, we have lots to offer for hotel guests...

Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Just returned from a 2 night stay. Room was spacious and clean. No air con, room got too hot even when radiator turned down. Food average not much selection on the continental breakfast menu. Pool was cold.

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TheEssex, Manager at Essex Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Hello Kelly, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. Our rooms do not have air conditioning unfortunately, but I'm sure you can appreciate the English weather, 5 times out of 10, never knows what it wants to do. We do have fans we can allocate out to rooms if needed when the weather is warm in the summer. We...

Snowdonia National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel location is very nice and the view from the room over the golf course was lovely. The staff were helpful & friendly. We ate in the restaurant, which I would describe more as a glorified cafe, but the food was good and the portions huge. The only criticism I would have, is that the service at breakfast was...

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TheEssex, Manager at Essex Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay here with us at The Lodge. We are sorry to hear that your experience was not what you were expecting. We shall look into our breakfast options to see if we can make some improvements. Hopefully, we will get to see you back with us in the near future.

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Views towards the golf course are stunning. The rooms are immaculate and they have a cosy feel. The food is always freshly cooked and the staff are helpful and friendly. I always enjoy staying at the Essex.

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TheEssex, Manager at Essex Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Hello Elizabeth, That you very much for kind review on your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing venue. Had a two night stay and at first was disappointed that the hotel was not located near Colchester. We were hoping to go out in town but ended up staying in. I was concerned that the prices may be expensive as it is a hotel.... However we were so pleasantly surprised! The prices at the bar were very...

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TheEssex, Manager at Essex Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your glowing review of your time spent with us here at The Lodge. It is always lovely to read when someone has enjoyed their stay. We hope to welcome you back in the near future!

Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016

What an amazing venue! x We opted to stay the night to enjoy the full facilities and we were not disappointed! x The Anniversary party was perfectly catered for, staff fantastic and the food! Well!! Brilliant! My small daughter has endless severe allergies and she was catered for superbly with no problems whats so ever x A rare treat! The...

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TheEssex, Manager at Essex Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for taking to time to comment on your stay here with us at The Essex. We are pleased we were able to look after your daughters dietary requirements and that you enjoyed the evening celebrations! We do hope, even though you may be a bit far, that you'll come visit us again soon!

Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We celebrated our Golden Wedding Anniversary at The Essex last weekend. The food was fantastic and the staff really looked after us, we even met The Head Chef! All our guests enjoyed themselves. Thank you to the all the team for your hard work.

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TheEssex, Manager at Essex Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Hello David, Thank you so much for your kind words. It is always lovely to see when a guest has truly enjoyed their stay with us! We will be sure to pass on your thanks to the team. Again, Happy Anniversary!

Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I spent the weekend here as we were attending an event held at the club. From the moment we arrived at reception we felt the staff was very helpful and welcoming. Breakfast and dinner during our event were fabulous and the team couldn't do enough for us. We had a couple of treatments the day after the...

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TheEssex, Manager at Essex Golf & Country Club, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our Hotel regarding your stay with us. It is always lovely to read when someone has enjoyed their time with us. We will be sure to pass on your thanks to the Aura and Events teams. We hope to be able to welcome you back here very soon for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Essex Golf & Country Club

Address: Earls Colne Business Centre Airfield, Earls Colne CO6 2NS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Earls Colne
Price Range: RM312 - RM459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Essex Golf & Country Club 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Note: I did not use the Hotel rooms only the gym”
 of 5 bubbles keithcL5613CP, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't use this hotel, then you'll definitely get a good room!”
 of 5 bubbles Tomsy85, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 24 on the first floor over looking the 10th and 18th holes. Very quiet. Large room .”
 of 5 bubbles kellymG8291JM, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the golf course are quieter with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles lizzytait, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the County Suite, a family room, beautiful facilities, quiet and clean”
 of 5 bubbles KDER2013, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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