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The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

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Newton, New Jersey
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent! From front desk (friendly, courteous) to concierge (great ideas!) to rep for organization (always available) to ambience (with fireplaces in bedrooms and meeting rooms and lobby areas) to cleanliness to incredibly delicious food (all venues-whether the Tavern or the Junction or catering for the meetings) to wafting of the bakery scents in the lobby, etc., etc.

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New Haven CT
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I needed a few days of solo R&R and found the Essex by searching "culinary" and "spa" online. What a great find! I had a lovely cozy room (area temps were in the single digits during my stay), visited the spa for a swim and had a soothing facial, enjoyed a delicious lunch in The Tavern (try the sweet potato...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked a one room suite for my boyfriend and I for his birthday. I chose to purchase the Bed and Brew package to have a little something extra for him. The package was to include 2 craft beers to be delivered to our room upon arrival and 4 5oz. beer tastings per person to be redeemed at the Tavern....

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are looking for a spa get away in beautiful Vermont, this is the place for you. They have a beautiful pool, suitable for lap swim or just enjoyment for the family, an outdoor hot tub open year round, spa, nail and hair services, massage, relaxation rooms, plus culinary kitchens where they can cook especially for you. Our meals...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We just returned from The Essex and felt compelled to read all the previous one star reviews.The general manager, Nic B, responded to all those reviews, committing to take action. NOTHING HAS CHANGED.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We came for two nights and took a leap of faith on a Groupon. We are glad we did it was relaxing. We ate all our means on the property except for a day trip to Burlington to explore. All the food on premises is excellent and staff very nice and helpful. The room was good but not to fancy...

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Vermont
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are great, and room service is good, but stay clear of the restaurants unless you enjoy the rudeness of the wait staff. Service was slow and they act like they are doing you a favor. On top of this they slap an 18% gratuity on the bill. It use to be you earned your tip by the level...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Essex in mid February and absolutely loved it!! I previously visited in April 2016 with a group of friends and returned this past month with my daughters and other family members. This time we were a group of 7 and had a wonderful relaxing weekend at the Essex Resort. The rooms are beautiful, spacious and very clean....

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NH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our second visit to the Essex. Due to the weather, my plan to the Caribbean was cancelled. So inorder to recoup my vacation, I decided to go to the Essex since it was relatively close to home, and I knew my kids would enjoy the pool. This time we were staying at the Mansion which is located next...

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Nyack, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed two nights in this amazing place after receiving a Groupon from a friend. The room was clean and comfortable with good amenities. We ate at the Tavern and had delicious dinner and breakfast (highly recommend the french toast and mac and cheese). We also took one of the cooking classes which was very fun and met some great...

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We were so happy to welcome you and your husband to The Essex sjsherwood. Thanks for spending some time away with us. Cook Academy is something our team is proud to offer our guests and we are thrilled you enjoyed your class. When you come back, let you instructor know that you want to be really hands on and they...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on 18 acres between the vistas of the Green Mountains and the splendor of Lake Champlain, The Essex is Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa. The Essex is a true destination, offering a full-service Spa and Fitness Center, cooking classes in the J.K. Adams and Chef's Kitchens of Cook Academy, and our two award-winning restaurants-- all of which perfectly complement our classic accommodations.The Essex is the premier choice for your next group event and is the perfect Vermont wedding destination for dozens of happy couples tying the knot each year. From our own Vermont Tennis Vacations to our wine list, ranked among the best in the world, The Essex offers you an experience unlike any other resort in New England. ...a true Recipe for Relaxation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

Address: 70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452-3383
Region: United States > Vermont > Essex
Price Range: RM633 - RM1,484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 120
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The Essex, Vermont`s Culinary Resort And Spa
The Essex, Vermont`s Culinary Hotel Essex
Essex Vermonts Culinary Junction
Essex Vermonts Culinary Hotel
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“No "best" views - hotel is surrounded by parking lots, other buildings, etc. Very very easy to get from rooms to meeting areas, etc.”
 of 5 bubbles TeriC582, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have their own fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles kathybU7035ZT, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Closest to the main lodge is helpful in the cold weather”
 of 5 bubbles staceyfinn, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask if you can be away from the kitchen(s).”
 of 5 bubbles OswegoMatt, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The two rooms I had the pleasure to stay in were very warm, and cozy.”
 of 5 bubbles Motorcycle Nannie, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
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