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High St., Mistley CO11 1HE , England
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The Mistley Thorn
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Mistley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the hotel because we wanted to try the restaurant. We were very impressed with the hotel, small, run by a very good team of young people, clean and comfortable. Could not fault the room we had. The food in the restaurant was excellent, modern food cooked well, (it majors in fish with alternatives). My only criticism is... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night. The staff were very welcoming and friendly and showed us to our room, which was very large and overlooked the main street and the river. The room was very clean and had all the facilities needed, including bathrobes and an iron and ironing board. The milk was in short supply so we asked a... More

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Sydney, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mum and I stayed here as part of our Essex Way walk - we loved it so much we stayed 2 nights! Amazing staff, rooms, unbelievable food and all round wonderful experience. I can highly recommend this place - we got a wonderful online deal for 99 pounds for dinner, b&b and breakfast. Amazing!!

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
34 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We were winding our way up the North Essex coast towards Suffolk and stopped at the Mistley Thorn for two nights in July. A well appointed, airy room, if a little on the small side (I am 6'5") but with an extremely comfortable bed and a great bathroom. However, what made the stay exceptional was the quality of the food... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

we live locally and thought we'd visit the restaurant for the first time. Although it was midweek the restaurant was already busy when we arrived (around 7pm) The meal and service was great, we will definitely be returning. The waiting staff were young but there seemed to be someone older present who was overseeing the service (I say older..he was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I stayed on a Thursday evening in July £85.00 B&B for single occupancy. The hotel is easy to find with parking right outside. The bed and pillows were soft and beautiful white cotton sheets. An excellent night's sleep. Good size clean bathroom with a raindrops shower. I recommend room 2.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Friendly welcome , unique and spotless rooms. Lovely view over the river with swans running up and down. well equipped room with the usual plus iron and board. free good quality wifi. my room rate included £30 towards my meal which allowed me to dine like a king. Washed down with a pint of Adnams. Breakfast cooked to order -... More

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York, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We stayed one night recently and had a great stay. We chose it because it was recommended by Alister Sawday as a great place to stay with dogs. The room was absolutely fine (room6), great view now problem, even with two dogs (1 big, 1 small). But, there were no dog treats or sausages for the dogs for breakfast, so... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Address: High St., Mistley CO11 1HE , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Mistley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
The Mistley Thorn Hotel Mistley
The Hotel Mistley
The Mistley Thorn Essex

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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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