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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great one night stay at Wivenhoe House. The room and food were excellent but it was the staff that made our stay memorable. They were extremely friendly and made us feel really welcome. I believe that a lot of the staff are students at the University but it seemed as if they had been in the hotel industry...

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the most pleasant lunches I have ever experienced. Excellent food served by pleasant attentive staff in a excellent location. Particularly recommend the roast beef. The special offer to add the house wine is very good value especially when the quality of the house wine is taken into consideration. Attention to detail is well demonstrated at every stage including...

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Thank Frank S
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First of all I have to say this is a wonderful hotel, with very friendly staff, lovely rooms and tasty food. My family came up to visit me at Essex uni and stayed in Wivenhoe House. We had a three course meal in the brasserie which was delicious and then enjoyed some lovely cocktails in the bar. The service was...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was at a function on 22nd April 2017 with friends. We had to return 3 beef meals and one was not eaten. The beef was very tough, difficult to cut and chew. the meals were returned and the chef agreed the meat was not perfect. We were offered another main course, but there was no more beef, very disappointing....

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Thank MazHemp
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My parents came down to Essex and we enjoyed a fantastic lunch in the Brasserie restaurant, served excellently by Lionel, Lucy and Bev. Very much recommended as it is in a beautiful setting with helpful and attentive staff!

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Super hotel, fabulous location and excellent food. We stayed in the Charles gouch suite,large room, super size bathroom with a free standing bath and separate shower. Dinner in the brassiere was lovely the staff were very attentive as it was our anniversary with special little touches that made the evening. Food was served promptly and very tasty. We had our...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Visited here with my friend, there is a huge range of delicious cocktails in the Brasserie bar. Had an espresso martini and was one of the best! Beautiful location with very friendly bar staff (David and Stefania).

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Had lovely drinks in the Brasserie Bar which is situated in the Garden Wing! Great service and friendly staff! From walking into reception to the bar, surrounds were lovely and bright. Lovely way to end a busy day!

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed Easter Sunday night, had room 212. What a beautiful room big balcony overlooking grounds, Beautiful bathroom, Mac computer in room, which is the TV too. Lovely meal in restaurant, staff are so attentive and nothing is a problem. Good deal dinner, bed and breakfast which was good and plentiful. There was some idiots making a lot of noise during...

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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Superb attentive staff excellent location our first choice when in Colchester The brassiere is the place to eat for lunch or dinner. All rooms are quiet clean and modern. If you are looking for peace and relaxation in the middle of Essex this is the place

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Re-opened in June 2012 after a £10 Million refurbishment, Wivenhoe House Hotel is a 17th Century country house, which is also home to the Edge Hotel School. Students at the school work alongside professionals, as they study for their degree in Hotel Management. There are 40 rooms, 16 in the main house and 24 in the more modern garden wing. The brasserie offers breakfast lunch and dinner daily, and afternoon tea is served in the drawing room daily. The panoramic views over the wooded parkland tot he University of Essex, are stunning. ... more   less 

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Address: Wivenhoe Park, Wivenhoe, Colchester CO4 3SQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester > Wivenhoe
Price Range: ₹ 6,619 - ₹ 12,989 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Wivenhoe House 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Rebow Suite is very sumptuous. SSW facing over Rugby fields. Bathroom overlooking the end of the carpark & lake. It was quiet. Top floor.”
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“Ask for a room in the new part of the building: bigger with a view overlooking the university. Very picturesque/bucolic.”
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“The suites are amazing and worth speaking to the hotel regarding special packages available”
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“Some rooms have a balcony looking over the countryside but not sure whether you pay extra for these.”
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