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Leeward House

61 Empress Avenue, Mersea Island CO5 8BL, England
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Leeward House
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sandy, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We so enjoyed our stay at Leeward House, everything was just perfect, very comfortable bed, we slept well every night . Jo did not miss anything out, good coffee and tea, the very welcome biscuit tin and the fresh milk (a change from the long life milk so often offered) Bathroom with excellent shower and big soft fluffy towels. In... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night in June with my partner. Leeward House is very warm and relaxing. Jo was a great host and made us feel very welcome. Rooms are beautiful and very clean. Soft fluffy towels and comfy beds. Will definatley stay again!

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Derby, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Superb in every way. Stay here if you value genuine hospitality in a homely environment. Leeward House provides all the comforts you can think of in your room and the freedom to enjoy the welcoming space downstairs to sit and relax indoors and outdoors in the beautiful garden. Thank you Jo and Kevin for providing a luxurious treat away from... More

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Gisburn, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
26 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

First class accommodation in a welcoming house. We concur with all informative reviews eg thoughtful facilities including guests' fridge, wine cooler, glasses etc. We had 2 nights' stay on the Island for family business reasons. Perhaps it might help to state that on the Island there are touring caravan parks and, given it is a major UK sailing centre and... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Jo was an excellent hostess nothing was too much trouble. The rooms are luxurious,clean and very well appointed. The attention to detail was brilliant, we would love to go back soon. The food was excellent sourced from local producers. The towels were luxurious and actually covered you from head to toe. the rooms were light airy and very clean with... More

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Longfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Four of us wanted to explore Mersea and the surrounding area, we had a delightful three night stay at Leeward House ideally situated for us to do just that. Jo is an ideal host who effortlessly knows how to entertain her guests providing high standard accommodation with everything you need for a superb stay; the breakfasts were varied and most... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We have just returned from 2 nights at Leeward House. Jo was the perfect host, welcoming, friendly and helpful. Our room was comfortable and spotlessly clean and Jo's breakfasts are wonderful! We definitely plan on returning

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Have wanted to return to Mersea Island for a long time and so, we have just spent a glorious couple of days there and we stayed at Leeward House. From the moment we booked to leaving on Sunday, Jo was the perfect host. So welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. We are both vegan and she catered to our... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

For years the only thing wrong with Mersea was the lack of good accommodation, so we are seriously glad that Jo and Kevin opened Leeward House around three years ago. In a quiet setting just yards from the shore the house is light, stylish and spotlessly clean. Our bedroom and bathroom were spacious, with a really roomy shower cubicle. The... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

HI All, just spent a four night break at Leeward B/B Well, its really nice, first class throughout ,really faultless!! Stongly recommend. Near beach and cafe! Beautiful island. Nice pubs. Great fish and chips.

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Address: 61 Empress Avenue, Mersea Island CO5 8BL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Mersea Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Leeward House Mersea Island, Essex

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Leeward House is situated on a quiet tree lined avenue with the beach a 2 minute walk away.The house sits in a large garden and is a light and airy home offering 3 kingsize ensuite bedrooms.It is an ideal base for exploring Mersea Island, visiting the famous Oyster & fish restaurants or local inns. ... more   less 
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