Wivenhoe House Hotel, Essex
|Wivenhoe Park, CO4 3SQ, Colchester, Essex, UNITED KINGDOM.|
Description: Wivenhoe House HotelNestled in the dramatic grounds of Wivenhoe park, between the historic town of Colchester and the pretty riverside village of Wivenhoe, Wivenhoe House Hotel is set in a painstakingly restored 18th century mansion, originally commissioned in 1759. Immortalised in Constable's painting ''Wivenhoe Park, Essex'', part of the collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, the house has had an eventful and varied history, including use by the War Department and as the original home of the University of Essex. With the addition of a modern wing, this beautiful property is now a luxury hotel, offering exclusive accommodation, award winning cuisine and bespoke service in a beautiful parkland setting.
Ideal for business or pleasure in this pretty corner of Essex, Wivenhoe House Hotel is just a short drive from the historic centre of Colchester, the oldest recorded town in Britain, while the charming villages of the river Colne, Dedham, and many more historic landmarks are also within easy reach.
Wivenhoe House Hotel is home to The Brasserie Restaurant, the proud holder of two AA Rosettes. Cuisine is contemporary British, with the accent on the finest locally sourced produce and daily changing menus. Delicious afternoon tea is also a firm favourite with guests at the house, and private dining is available at the Signatures restaurant for parties of eight or more.
Type of rooms: Wivenhoe House HotelStandard Double or Twin Room:
Light, spacious and airy, these rooms are located in the contemporary garden wing of the hotel. Every room comes fully equipped with free Wi-Fi access, an iMac computer, HD TV with Sky channels, designer toiletries, and tea and coffee making facilities. Twin rooms are available on prior request. One large double bed. Room size 24 sq m.
King or Twin Room with Balcony:
Light, spacious and airy, these rooms are located in the contemporary garden wing of the hotel and feature balcony views over the lawns and parkland. Every room comes fully equipped with free Wi-Fi access, an iMac computer, HD TV with Sky channels, designer toiletries, and tea and coffee making facilities. Twin rooms are available on request. One king-size bed or twin beds. Room size 24 sq m.
Deluxe Double Room:
Traditional and stylish, these unique rooms are located in the main house. They each come fully equipped with free Wi-Fi access, an iMac computer, HD TV with Sky channels, designer toiletries, and tea and coffee facilities. One large double bed. Room size 24 sq m.
These open-plan suites are stylish and unique, and located in the main house. They come fully equipped with free Wi-Fi access, an iMac computer, HD TV with Sky channels, designer toiletries, and tea and coffee facilities. They also feature a king-size bed and a seating area. Suite size 35 sq m.
These luxurious and spacious suites are as exclusive, traditional and stylish as they are unique. Located in the main house, they come fully equipped with free Wi-Fi access, an iMac computer, HD TV with Sky channels, designer toiletries, and tea and coffee facilities. They also feature a king-size bed and a large seating area. Suite size 55 sq m.
Additional information: Wivenhoe House Hotel
Children: welcome. An extra bed or a baby cot/crib can be added (subject to room size, availability, prior request and confirmation). Each additional person may be charged per night.
Dining & Wellness: check if services and facilities are available or limited.
Parking: free private parking on site.
Pets: not allowed.
Stairs: contact them to ask about your specific needs. There is an elevator/lift. There are facilities for disabled guests.
Arrival: entrance may be by prior arrangement only. Contact them for specific arrival instructions.
Special requests are taken into consideration but may not be guaranteed.
Photo ID matching the reservation credit card may be required.
Extra costs: check the complete terms and conditions of additional services and facilities, as well as early arrival or late departure fees and current prices.
Costs that are not automatically included must be paid. The hotel may charge the guest according to its own current policies (deposit, cancellation fees, daily exchange rate to local currency, etc.). Check their policies and consider travel insurance that covers cancellation fees for all circumstances.
Photos may not show each specific bedroom.
Number of rooms: 40
Official category: 4 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1759.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, Maestro, Solo, Switch.
Restaurant closed: Breakfast is served from 08:00am. to 10:30am.
Lunch is served from 12 noon to 15:00pm., and dinner, from 17:30pm. to 21:30pm.
How to get here: Whether approaching Wivenhoe House from London and the South or Ipswich and the North via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester (A133). Follow the A133 towards Clacton, ignore the entrance to the Knowledge Gateway, continue along the A133 then take the B1028 for Wivenhoe before turning right into Boundary Road, then right again into Park Road. The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex but Park Road leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see the glorious house from the road.
GPS Coordinates: 51° 52' 42.88'' N 0° 57' 6.70'' W
Nearest airport: Stansted Airport - 54,7km.