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The Fountain House and Dedham Hall

Brook Street, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6AD, England
The Fountain House and Dedham Hall
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked this meal as a surprise for my father's 80th birthday. We having been coming to the fountain house for many years and I'm pleased to report the standards of restaurant are still first class. The food is excellent with a variety of choice to cater for most people.The restaurant staff are all very friendly and looked after us... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked this so we could celebrate my 60th birthday with our family. Welcome was pleasant with offer of tea served in the residents lounge. It was accompanied by delicious brownies. Dinner was excellent and served in a very nice dining room. Staff were busy with guests booked on the art courses who ate in the room used at breakfast... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here on Saturday 27th June. In email communication booking the accommodation, Wendy said it was ok for us to arrive early and it would be ok to drop our bags. We did arrive early, Wendy literally showed us our room, opened the door for us then left us. No conversation or information was given. Felt... More 

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nr Winchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Great food, great course, great instruction and demo's and very friendly group of painters. If you paint Dedham is a must for a holiday, I am sure you will learn a lot and make good progress. Facilities are excellent. Some great places to visit and paint.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Threee on us stayed for one night over the EAster Break- aged 59 - 78 - one with mobility problems. Very helpful and friendly staff. We had 2 rooms in the annex part around the art studio. Lovely warm, clean and nicely decorated rooms. Lovely location just down the lane from Dedham High Street and only a few miles from... More 

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norfolk
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I booked two rooms about six weeks ago. Arrived on Friday the 27th only to be told only one room available. The somewhat miserable owner blamed her husband for not putting it in the book. Had scrawled my details down and forgot!!. Fortunately the sun inn had a couple of rooms and as we had stayed there before it was... More 

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WendyandJim, Owner at The Fountain House and Dedham Hall, responded to this review

We are so sorry that when you arrived at Dedham Hall we only had one room available when clearly you had reserved two. This is something that has never happened before and hopefully will never happen again. We were very happy that the Sun was able to accommodate you and you enjoyed your stay there. We were unable to contact... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Stayed at Dedham Hall for one night whilst visiting family in the area. The house is extremely cosy and has lots of character. Our double room had everything we needed, including tea making facilities, a television, large comfortable bed with high quality linen, ensuite bathroom with a fantastic walk in shower, no shortage of hot water, big fluffy towels and... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Ambience of the Fountain House is excellent, staff very helpful, a really very pleasant evening meal for 2 couples, pretty good value and thoroughly enjoyable experience. A discrete place for couples to dine, and off the beaten track being off the main street in old Dedham village.

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Witham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were booked into Le Talbooth for dinner and wanted somewhere to stay overnight - the prices for the hotel linked to the restaurant were ridiculous so we found the Fountain House. Very glad we found it! Beautiful house,very quiet location and very hospitable hosts. We were greeted with complimentary tea and cake, our room was gorgeous - roomy, spotless... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

An individual interesting and well run Country House with restaurant, or Guest House/Restaurant with rooms, perfect for an informal but special get together, great food, wine and service, gorgeous house with attentive owners, and the added interest of all the art courses, with lots of examples of work around the house. Great value for money in every way, can't wait... More 

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