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The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

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“cooking class”(172 reviews)
“culinary resort”(94 reviews)
“chef's table”(40 reviews)
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

We attended a wedding at the resort, and were visiting from out of town. It was an amazing experience, the staff was great and informative and helpful. The food on site was out of this world! We ate several meals there over the weekend, and...More

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Response from EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 14 August 2014

Dear Jen M, Thank you for having a great time at the wedding. These are important and special events to us as well as the friends and family of the bride and groom. Naz Jenulevich Director of Resort Operations

Reviewed 6 August 2014

We stayed a night here and would have liked to stay more. Lovely grounds and we had a very spacious room. Close to the Outlet Mall if you are a shopper. The mall also has a great organic grocery store. We stayed so we could...More

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Response from EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 14 August 2014

Dear LuluVietnam, Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and that your motorcycles where in tip top shape for your ride home. Naz Jenulevich Director of Resort Operations

Reviewed 5 August 2014

The Essex is a nice place to stay, but, I would not recommend it to the business traveler which is what I was. The room I stayed at seemed a bit tired, the shower was weak and it sprayed all over the place. For the...More

1  Thank babel39
Response from EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 14 August 2014

Dear Cashew50, It is unfortunate that we did not meet your expectations. We do have many varied options for our guests. Some want to partake in all of the many and varied activities offered. Others simply want to read a book in one of our...More

Reviewed 4 August 2014

The Essex offers a number of lovely reasons to chose to stay at this property. Great restaurants, beautiful spa, lovely grounds. Rooms and room amenities could be upgraded. While it was clean and well kept, the rooms felt somewhat dated and the amenities were less...More

Thank Lisa G
Response from EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 14 August 2014

Dear Lisa G, Thank you for enjoying all the Essex Resort & Spa has to offer. Our rooms receive constant care and attention. Some of the recent items are: Upgraded, plush linens, towels & pillows, flat screen TV's, cordless phones, Ipod docking stations, Keurig coffee...More

Reviewed 4 August 2014

As others have noted, the Essex is a lovely place with beautiful grounds, fabulous food, and a wonderful relaxing atmosphere. I would also add that it has an absolutely superb tennis program. There are 6 beautiful har tru courts in a lovely setting. And most...More

1  Thank nancyat353
Response from EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 14 August 2014

Dear nancyat353, Thank you for having a great time participating in our tennis program. The courts have all been resurfaced for this season and are in great shape. Our General Manager Jim Glanville is passionate about tennis and ensures our courts meet his high standards....More

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Pool
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Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Room Service
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Shuttle Bus Service
Meeting Rooms
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Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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US$ 114 - US$ 364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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12 September 2017|
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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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8 March 2017|
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Hi Janice! Our property loves welcoming pups and their owners to Vermont and even offer a Bone-Appetite package!
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