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Why choose a boutique hotel in Essex?

A stay in a boutique hotel in Essex is a great way to enjoy one of England's most beautiful and historic regions. It is a part of the country known for its lovely rural areas and breathtaking coast. You will also find welcoming cities, towns and villages. Whether you are planning a short break or a more extensive getaway within the UK, Essex is a great option. When you choose one of our boutique hotels, you can look forward to a holiday enhanced by personalised service and plenty of enticing on-site amenities. Our Voyage Privé travel team has some top picks within this popular category to share with you below.

Top 4 of the best boutique hotels from Voyage Privé in Essex

1. Wivenhoe House Hotel 4*

Wivenhoe House Hotel 4*

The Wivenhoe House Hotel 4* is a boutique hotel in Essex situated in the picturesque village of Wivenhoe. It is housed in a Grade-II listed building and features individually designed guestrooms. This bed and breakfast stay includes a dinner and cocktail for 2 and accommodation in a luxury room.

On-site amenities at this property include the Brasserie Restaurant & Bar and Wi-Fi. Rooms are equipped with a hairdryer, bathrobes, a television and a courtesy tray with tea and coffee.

What we like: We are smitten with the charming character of this lovely Essex hotel. Its location in the beautiful village of Wivenhoe is complemented by tempting classic and modern dishes served at the on-site brasserie and a dinner for 2 on the night of your arrival.

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2. The Cricketers 4*

The Cricketers 4*

The Cricketers 4* is a beautiful inn located in the small North Essex village of Clavering. Dating to the 16th century, it is home to 22 charming guestrooms and features historic design elements. This bed and breakfast stay includes accommodation in your choice of a better or a best room.

Amenities at this boutique hotel in Essex include Wi-Fi and the Cricketers Restaurant. Rooms are furnished with a television and a tea/coffee courtesy tray.

What we like: The charm of this historic property is a key factor that sets it apart. We also love the excellent room options and an on-site restaurant known for serving British classics prepared using local produce.

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3.?The George Hotel

The George Hotel

The George Hotel is a 500-year-old boutique property that has been masterfully restored. It is situated just a 2-minute walk from Colchester Castle and features period design elements, soft furnishings and modern amenities. This offer is based on a half-board dining plan that includes breakfast and a £25 dinner allowance towards your evening meal in the main restaurant. You will be accommodated in a heritage room with a smart TV, a marble-tiled bathroom and a super king-size bed.

This boutique hotel in Essex features amenities that include Wi-Fi, 3 restaurants/bars and a 24-hour reception desk. Rooms are equipped with a shower, a hairdryer and a courtesy tray with tea/coffee.

What we like: The extensive history of this property and a fantastic half-board dining plan are key points that we love.

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4.?The Coach House at The Pheasant 5*

The Coach House at The Pheasant 5*

The Coach House at The Pheasant 5* is an award-winning gastropub that is home to 5 luxurious guestrooms. Voyage Privé members can choose a bed and breakfast stay or can opt for dinner, bed and breakfast. Those selecting the latter receive a glass of Prosecco upon arrival. Amazing food prepared using locally sourced ingredients is a key focus of this acclaimed property.

The hotel's on-site amenities include a bar, a restaurant and free Wi-Fi. You can choose between a luxury room or a suite room during your stay.

What we like: We love the mouth-watering dining options and the individually designed guestrooms at this lovely boutique hotel in Essex.

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Activities and attractions near boutique hotels in Essex

The George Hotel

Located in Southeast England, Essex is a historic county that offers many notable attractions and landmarks to captivate the minds of visitors. We have a few suggestions to help you begin your exploration of the region when you book one of our boutique hotels. The city of Colchester is a great place to start with notable points of interest like Colchester Zoo, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester Castle and St Botolph's Priory. Southend-on-Sea is another place to head for a rewarding day out. It is the location of the fun Adventure Island amusement park and the famed Southend Pier, which extends for 1.3 miles. Essex Wildlife Trust Belfairs Nature Discovery Centre is another top recommendation. It covers over 1,000 acres and is home to a variety of local flora and fauna. The on-site café is the perfect place to stop for a bite to eat after exploring the Seven Woods Walk that takes you around the park. Audley End House and Gardens outside of Saffron Walden is a fantastic attraction for history fans.

How to book a stay in a charming boutique hotel in Essex

Quickly locate and book an amazing boutique hotel in Essex when you sign up as a member with Voyage Privé. When you do, you get access to our exclusive catalogue where you will find a fantastic selection of options for accommodation in this historic corner of the UK. The best rates with discounts of up to 70% await when you use our trusted platform to arrange your next hotel stay.

What is the best boutique hotel from Voyage Privé in Essex?

With its 4.6/5 stars on Google and a Voyage Privé member review rating of 9.2/10, the Wivenhoe House Hotel 4* is our pick as the top boutique hotel in Essex. Factors that influenced our decision include the property's location in the picturesque village of Wivenhoe and its status as a Grade-II listed building. We also love its individually designed guestrooms that have been luxuriously furnished to ensure a comfortable experience. A great on-site restaurant and the inclusion of dinner for 2 with a cocktail on the initial night of your stay is another thing that sets this location apart as a base for the perfect Essex holiday.

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