Stayed there for 1 night just before Christmas. The room (number 5) was spacious and comfortable. It was too hot for us, but that was easy to fix by turning down the radiators.
The restaurant was completely full on the Tuesday night, so a good thing we had booked. I suspect there isn't a lot of local competition, but standards were very high. We both enjoyed both courses. Staff were busy, but on top of things and looked after us very well.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Mistley Thorn is located in the centre of the historic coastal village of Mistley and is two minutes walk from Mistley station, which has direct services to Colchester, Harwich and London Liverpool Street. Built as a coaching inn circa 1723, The Mistley Thorn offers award-winning dining and accommodation in tastefully designed surroundings opposite the River Stour. American born executive chef Sherri Singleton has developed a menu using the best of the area’s seasonal produce. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- The Mistley Thorn Hotel Mistley
- The Hotel Mistley