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The Courtyard Rooms

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1 High Street, Brightlingsea CO7 0AE, England (Formerly Brightlingsea Motel)
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have now stayed at the courtyard a few times now and each time has been a delight, I love the on site parking, great breakfast provided by Daz (all local products) and the newly decorated rooms. Would recommend anyone to go as I will be returning again as well.

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EmilyFenix, Owner at The Courtyard Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We're delighted that you enjoy staying with us - it's always a pleasure to host you and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Emily & Darius (aka 'Daz') More 

Enfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I enjoyed a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of London for a fun and relaxing weekend in the cute village of Brightlingsea. We spent a fun day Saturday at the nearby pier at Clacton before returning to Brightlingsea for a yummy meal at a local restaurant and a few drinks and karaoke at the local... More 

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EmilyFenix, Owner at The Courtyard Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and positive review! We're really pleased that you and your sister enjoyed your stay with us and had a good time in Clacton and Brightlingsea. It was lovely to meet you both, and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Emily & Darius P.S. The cereal your sister enjoyed was... More 

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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night when attending a party. The couple are so welcoming, showed us to a clean fresh room off a secure, gated courtyard, Lovely room with tea & coffee making facilities & a TV. The bathroom has a lovely big shower & complementary toiletries. We had to park in the road as all the courtyard spaces... More 

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EmilyFenix, Owner at The Courtyard Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We're so glad you had a positive stay and enjoyed our little town. I'd like to apologise again for the heating issues in your room. We did fix that heater immediately and as an extra safeguard have put portable heaters in all the rooms now - just in... More 

Mazarron
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As the name implies, a courtyard surrounded by the 6 rooms, with secure off street parking. One room was larger than the others as it was set up for disabled access/sofa bed family room. No evening meals but fantastic breakfast in a room overlooking the courtyard. An ideal stopping off point to park up for a few days to explore... More 

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EmilyFenix, Owner at The Courtyard Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We're really pleased you had a positive stay with us and enjoyed our breakfast! We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Emily & Darius More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

What is so great about this little place is that all the rooms open directly off the courtyard area. You can therefore come and go quite independently whenever you want. My room had been recently refurbished (as have all the rooms evidently). It was clean, bright and airy, with a nice seaside feel. The bathroom was spacious and the shower... More 

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EmilyFenix, Owner at The Courtyard Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to write a review. We're absolutely delighted that you had a positive experience staying with us and enjoyed the local area. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Emily & Darius More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Have stayed here on two seprate occasions now, and both times were lovely. The rooms are beautiful; very clean with their own little character and lovely decor. The beds are very comfortable. Everything is very clean and the breakfast is very good. The owners are very welcoming and friendly. I will be using this as a regular retreat when I... More 

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EmilyFenix, Owner at The Courtyard Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure to welcome you again and we're delighted that you had an enjoyable stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Emily & Darius More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We went to Brightlingsea for the weekend and stayed here again. I can honestly say that this Motel is even better this time. We had a single room, twin and the family room and they were all lovely. Emily made us most welcome and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. I can honestly say that I can't fault the place and... More 

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EmilyWiles, Owner at The Courtyard Rooms, responded to this review

Nicky, thank you so much for your kind words! It was a pleasure to host you and your lovely family and I'm thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. I really appreciate you taking the time to write this review and please know that you've brought a big smile to our faces! We hope to see you again soon xx More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Clean, bright, airy, full amenities, very friendly, central and convenient and a great full Irish breakfast (such that you won't need lunch!). The only slight negative is that it is hard to find on a dark rainy night. It needs a big bright sign.

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EmilyWiles, Owner at The Courtyard Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We're so glad you found your stay comfortable and enjoyable and hope to see you again. We are currently working on improving the signage, and a 'big bright sign' is exactly what we're hoping to achieve! Many thanks for the feedback once again, Darius & Emily More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Stayed in the Yellow room. Spotlessly clean . Plenty hot water. Breakfast was enough to keep you going until mid. afternoon. Was made to feel very welcome. Safe car parking behind electronic gate. GREAT.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I booked my son and his wife in for 2 nights,the room was spotless,shower room spotless,plenty of hot water,nice welcome.The breakfast was superb,highly recommend the Motel.Secure parking.Although right in the Town,they found it very quiet.Nothing was to much trouble.......We will definitely use the Motel again.

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NickyBreeden, Owner at The Courtyard Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are really pleased that your family had a good stay with us and look forward to welcoming them back again soon. More 

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