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The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

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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.
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Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Grade: 43 out of 100
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3Attractionswithin 1 km
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My husband and I went to the The Essex for a 2-night getaway for Valentine's Day. This is such a wonderful place! We are definitely going back every year! Great spa, great food, amazing staff and our room was absolutely beautiful!! We had such an amazing time there and I
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This is the place to stay!! Comfortable rooms with a culinary theme. My room had an electric fireplace for ambiance, and a view of the pool and grounds. The food is fantastic! The staff friendly and professional. The toiletries are wonderful and this place has pastries and
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Response from Taylor V, Social Media Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa
Responded 20 Jun 2018
Thank you, Odette! We're so glad to read you enjoyed your stay with us - especially, the food. We strive to provide the best culinary experience to all of our guests and are proud our food was one of the best parts of your stay. We, too, are looking forward to your next visit! Best wishes, The Essex team
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Super friendly staff, Great quality food, Pet friendly We love this place for a quick get away in the winter time. The resort is relatively quiet early in the week during the winter. That said, everything is open and they took great care of us and our dog while there.
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Response from essexfrontdesk, Front Office Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Great food, lots of options and wonderful service. The outdoor seating and retractable roof are great during the warm months. Beer selection features many local brews to enjoy. The burger and wings are a must try. You can make reservations ahead online with yelp. A good local
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Response from essexfrontdesk, Front Office Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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I traveled up here on business last week and loved it. Many people have complained about the resort fee. If you book direct over the phone they can roll that into the cost of the room. My room was like a studio and very nice. They have great restaurants and options for spa
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Response from essexfrontdesk, Front Office Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Sorry no. It would definitely be a great experience, but we are living in Europe and will unfortunately not go to the US in December.
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Hi, I haven't heard about that and don't see it on their website. I recommend giving them a call.
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Are you pet friendly?
Hi Janice! Our property loves welcoming pups and their owners to Vermont and even offer a Bone-Appetite package!
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Hi InspiredTraveler1206! Over the past few years we have very proudly updated the public areas of our hotel and are excited to say that we are now planning and getting ready to upgrade the guest rooms!
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"Each time we were given a room at the very end of the hall....very quiet and private."
"Try to get a room in the main building or the extended stay suites building. In the main building get rooms at the front or sides."
"Rooms down the end of the hall are the only quiet ones. Hallway is loud and can even hear from rooms acrosss the hall"
"loved the room with the fireplace in the wall. it was a third floor main building room."
"Visited several rooms and suites and all the rooms were great"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 118 - US$ 322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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