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Essex Conference Center & Retreat

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1 Conomo Point Rd, Essex, MA 01929
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Essex Conference Center & Retreat
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bethesda, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our organization has used Essex two years in a row for a 2-day workshop we give. Planning logistics is smooth and easy. The site exudes peace and calm for a group of otherwise very busy people. The accommodations are simple, but clean and comfortable (especially since they replaced the mattresses), and the food? the food, the food! LOVE the food.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have coordinated and participated in many retreats over the past few years here in Boston and Beyond – both at the Essex Conference Center and at many other places. Essex is by far and away my favorite and the favorite of many of my colleagues. And, to be honest, it’s gotten even better over time. I was at a... More

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Rossford, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Visited the center for a work retreat, but did not stay there due to previous reviews. The meeting spaces or common areas were quite adequate for our group and the organic food was delicious and creative - wonderful chef! Loved the art displayed throughout the wooded grounds. Advice if you visit: bring bug spray :-)

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I stayed at ECCR in April 2014 for a coaching retreat and I loved it there. The grounds are unique with a beautiful pond and amazing sculptures. Food is superb, and what is even more important is the outstanding service. I did not feel just welcome, I felt loved. Everyone at ECCR - Cecilia, Magdalene, Mia, every single person I... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a one week bootcamp training. Liked every moment of it. Would not have minded staying longer. The staff deserve 5 stars. The food is simple but healthy, tasty and abundant. For those complaining, its a retreat for gods sake, not a disney resort! And they are very clear about that on their website.

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This place is a poorly designed, ill thought-out timber compound turned wedding/event factory. This is an adult campsite. If you want to go camping, go do it in the woods, don't shell out any money to stay at this place for the same amount of bug bites. The summer in ECCR with no air conditioning is awful. That's our own... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

My family had to attend a wedding at this facility in July. Originally I had booked an Inn in Rockport on the water but the bride and groom requested all family stay here. Well, I spent every minute regretting my decision. Although this place has a beautiful outdoor setting and the wedding ceremony itself, was very beautiful etc...the rest of... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I attedned a retreat this weekend and was very disappointed with the center. the grounds are beautiful but the accomodations are funky, the bathrooms were not serviced during the 4 days I was there and since they were shared, yuk!. the beds were more like canoes, so old and uncomfortabel. the food was OK, some things were good, but 3... More

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

I stayed at the retreat center for five nights for a retreat. The positives about the center were: a great setting with lots of plants, birds, flowers and a wonderful peaceful visual setting. The food was good, but in my opinion, not great. Seemed to follow a theme that got old with time. If you're staying one or two days... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012 via mobile

It was a great retreat, and I enjoyed the food and nice rooms I loved my loft room. Even though I spent one night but I miss the good service and coffee.

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Address: 1 Conomo Point Rd, Essex, MA 01929
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Essex
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