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The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“cooking class”(175 reviews)
“culinary resort”(97 reviews)
“chef's table”(40 reviews)
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Reviewed 10 November 2014 via mobile

This is my second time visiting the Essex. This was a perfect anniversary get away! Quite possibly the best food I have tasted. Also being "Dog Friendly" put the feather in their cap! A perfect weekend for a memorable occasion.

Thank Jharris12
Response from EssexResort-VT, General Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 22 November 2014

Dear Jharris12, Thank you for choosing to return and stay with us again to celebrate your anniversary. Naz Jenulevich General Manager

Reviewed 7 November 2014

Have stayed at this resort several times - previously when they had the restaurant attached to the Culinary Institute - cannot remebr the name , but it no longer exists . Visited for the Downton Abbey event , which was quite well done. Recently ,...More

3  Thank seymour m
Response from EssexResort-VT, Assistant Front Office Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 17 November 2014

Dear Seymour m, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with this valuable feedback. I would like to start by apologizing for not delivering the level of service you became accustomed to during your previous stays. As Vermont’s Culinary Resort, we pride ourselves...More

Reviewed 3 November 2014

My husband and I decided to get away for a short weekend and while Essex isn't too far from home and rather pricey- we thought "what the heck- let's do it!" (we had been to the Essex many times for food and/or events but not...More

4  Thank Happy Wife H
Response from EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 5 November 2014

Dear Happy Wife H, It is unfortunate that we may have missed opportunities to impress you during your visit. I assure you we are committed to providing a high quality, memorable experience. Our team members are mature hospitality professionals. Some may be young adults but...More

Reviewed 3 November 2014

From the moment we arrived to the second we left, everything about our 3-day stay at The Essex was memorable. Our room was spacious and quiet and had all the amenities imaginable. Our meals were beyond delicious! Because of its popularity, we were only able...More

1  Thank William H
Response from EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 5 November 2014

Dear William H, It is great to read this wonderful review. Thank you for your recognition of the associates that provided superior service and a memorable experience. Naz Jenulevich Director of Resort Operations

Reviewed 2 November 2014

For the exorbitant price, this resort was only decent. I attended a wedding there and there were several problems. The bed in the bridal suite was hard and lumpy, the mother of the bride's room was extremely dirty when she first walked in, and I...More

3  Thank Carissa G
Response from EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 5 November 2014

Dear Carissa G, Please accept my apology for the roll away charges that appeared on your bill and for any inconvenience caused by having to reach out to us to remove them from your bill. Our Front Office team are trained and empowered to act...More

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Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Shuttle Bus Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Meeting Rooms
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Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$ 127 - US$ 347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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helmsman1
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Response from Gayle M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are both handicapped accessible.
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23 November 2017|
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Response from Anders F | Reviewed this property |
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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"All rooms seem to be the same."
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"the staff is very nice, but I feel the hotel is very run down...I did not sleep well...first night we could..."
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"All rooms are a great value, you can't choose a bad room"
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