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    The Sleepy Fox B&B

    2 Malting Green Road | Layer De La Haye, Colchester CO2 0JH, England
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    • Excellent63%
    • Very good8%
    • Average8%
    • Poor17%
    • Terrible4%
    25 Jul 2017
    “Terrible, NO WIFI, salty no choice breakfast, terrible room etc”
    30 Dec 2015
    “Food very good indeed. Particularly the specials”
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 23 reviews

    Reviewed 26 July 2017

    This place looks good when you arrive but after being shown to the wrong room that is a separate building you wil find: NO WIFI , you need to drive 4 miles to a macdonalds a desk that can not be used as a desk...More

    Thank daveinglasgow
    Reviewed 31 December 2015

    Refurbished pub in quiet village. Evening meal was excellent. Accommodation spotless with new bathrooms just a short walk to the rear of the pub. Friendly land lady. A dinner B&B package would be useful. Good selection of ale

    Thank FatControllerLondon
    Response from Jonathan C, Owner at The Sleepy Fox B&BResponded 31 March 2016

    Thank you - we will look at your idea of a dinner b+b package. Makes sense.

    Reviewed 29 October 2015

    Came here for dinner in August after pub recently refurbished. There were 6 of us who sat down for an evening meal. Menu not great - I struggled to find something I liked. Everything is served with chips! I asked for a starter for a...More

    2  Thank poshblondy
    Response from Jonathan C, Owner at The Sleepy Fox B&BResponded 31 March 2016

    You are right! When you came in August 2015 we had just re-opened after a major refurb with new staff and there were some issues - so we changed key kitchen staff, the menus and the service . If you let me or the manager...More

    Reviewed 21 September 2015

    Stayed here this time for 3 nights - rooms have been re-decorated since last visit - still spotlessly clean, beds are huge -wet rooms brilliant - breakfast is really lovely - great menu too - enjoyed a fab evening meal, well worth eating there -...More

    3  Thank Shâron M
    Response from Jonathan C, Owner at The Sleepy Fox B&BResponded 31 March 2016

    What a kind review and thank you for your effort in giving us a review. We hope to see you back soon.

    Reviewed 8 April 2015

    The Sleepy Fox B&B is really a block of 4 rooms built behind the pub The Layer Fox. The rooms have been recently added and are of a good size with a wet room for showering. There was a big comfortable bed and the room...More

    2  Thank addlethorpe
    Response from Jonathan C, Owner at The Sleepy Fox B&BResponded 31 March 2016

    Thank you for your kind review. The hanging rails have been ordered thanks to you!

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    Room Tips
    "find anywhere else or sleep in your car"
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    "we stayed in room 1 - only 4 of them and they are all the same high quality"
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    "Any, all the same. Wifi available in the pub"
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    "No WiFi in rooms, but free WiFi in pub. Only four rooms - we had the purple one."
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