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The Mistley Thorn

High St., Mistley CO11 1HE , England
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The Mistley Thorn
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Mistley
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Excellent two night stay with a large group of friends.The Thorn is tastefully decorated with generous sized bedrooms and bathrooms. From the outside the building does not look like it would contain the number of rooms that it does. Whilst our room did not benefit from a view over the estuary it was large and very comfortable. We had a... More

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Whitstable, England, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stayed here for one night and had a fabulous time. The room was of a generous size (2 adults, 1 child and 2 dogs were accommodated easily), the view was great and it was lovely and warm. Fab bathroom as well and everything was sparkling clean. The service was great and we had some excellent food here - both... More

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Aldeburgh, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Had a superb evening at the Thorn on Friday 7th March. Warm welcome, very comfortable room, lovely views (we were in room 1). Great beer, excellent food for both dinner & breakfast. Faultless! Looking forward to visiting again soon and sampling yet more that the Thorn has to offer!

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Brampton, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Wow - what a fantastic weekend. Back for a third time but this time filling the hotel with 22 people - easy now there are 11 rooms. The hotel itself is fantastic - wonderfully decorated, excellent attention to detail and very classy. The food was fantastic - you expect it would be as it is owned by a chef but... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

We had a meal on quite a busy Sunday evening. All staff were friendly and welcoming...the food was excellent....we both had fish and would totally recommend eating here. We particularly liked how a bottle of tap water came to the table immediately without having to ask or being offered expensive mineral water!

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

The quality of food is superb and cannot fault it, however, unfortunately poor customer service lets this lovely place down...staff were too few and unhelpful, we had such a long wait for our breakfast. Basic Items were missing or forgotten, we had to ask several times for basics coffee, toast & butter. We suffered this problem when we visited a... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Hesitated to write this: we stayed last summer for one night and after a good night's sleep, nice room, etc. we had a disastrous breakfast. Had to wait over an hour before we got anything to eat. The place was horribly understaffed, and I felt really sorry for the poor waitress who got the brunt of it because clearly it... More

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mckad, Owner at The Mistley Thorn, responded to this review

We are mystified by this review. The main complaint (apart from the breakfast delay on a very busy Sunday morning for which we apologise) is that we failed to respond to an earlier ‘review’ dated August 4th 2013. Yet that review was largely positive and posted on a third party site (a booking engine) rather than directly to us. We... More

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Love this restaurant, it ticks every box and never fails to impress. The food, wine list, staff and prices are fantastic. Can't wait to go again. Seared prawns to start then Sutton Hoo chicken was simply fantasic.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I had eaten in the restaurant before which is a little cramped but the food is truly excellent. This trip was to celebrate a friends birthday so a crowd of us had a lovely meal and stayed the night. We had a premier room which had a view over the water. The room was very pleasantly decorated and was clean... More

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
32 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The village of Mistley is very charming and this gastropub-with-rooms fits right in. My parents and I stayed for 3 nights over the Xmas period. Although they weren’t serving food for much of that time, the few meals we had there were very good. My only complaint would be that the bowls at breakfast were far too small to fit... More

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Additional Information about The Mistley Thorn

Also Known As:
The Mistley Thorn Hotel
The Mistley Thorn Hotel Mistley
The Hotel Mistley
The Mistley Thorn Essex
Address: High St., Mistley CO11 1HE , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Mistley
Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Mistley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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 

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