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The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Essex
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here from Tuesday, April 1 to Thursday, April 3 on a midweek break. I recommend calling the hotel prior to booking online because I was able to get a much better deal through the hotel directly. I stayed in room 211 which is a deluxe room with the big whirlpool bath and an electric fireplace. The room was... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently stayed at the Essex and had a wonderful time. I used a Groupon and was well worth the value. The deal included a two night stay with a buy 1 get one free for the on site cooking classes and 25 dollar credit to the spa. We checked in and the room was great, very clean and comfortable.... More

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EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear James R, I am pleased to hear you had a great stay overall. Our signature restaurant is under construction and should be ready for it's grand re-opening and concept reveal in early June. So much does come into play when planning a large project such as this and when you booked your reservation we had not put the project... More

New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here one night for work. Reception was warm and accommodating, though elevator was scuffed and looked a tad tired. My room door had a large scuff on it too, and the hallways seemed tired as well. The room however was clean and very nice, and very quiet. Free Wifi was a major plus (a pet peeve of mine).... More

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EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Michel93, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your experience. Your comments regarding the scuffs you noticed have been shared with our Facilities Director, Matt Whitman, he has a team member dedicated solely to this issue. Mr. Wilson attends to various parts of the property touching up the daily wear and tear the property receives. We do... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for three nights. The staff were friendly and could not do enough for us. The three dinners in the Tavern were superb. The presentation and plating were creative and the taste was wonderful. The wait staff were informative, professional and "foodies" themselves. They explained the dishes and the nuances of each dish. On Sunday brunch, we casually asked... More

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EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Richard F, Thank you so very much for recognizing the efforts of our associates. They are true hospitality professionals who do enjoy what they do and your praise will mean quite a lot to them. Thank you for your support. Naz Jenulevich Director of Resort Operations More

Providence, Rhode Island
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A perfect vacation. Room was clean and well appointed. Bed was super comfortable. Loved the in-room jacuzzi. Fantastic cooking class. Hotel was beautiful in the snow. The food was fantastic- we had brunch at Amuse and dinner at the Tavern. Stayed for two nights with a Groupon. Too cold for the outdoor hot tub but maybe next time!

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EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear PVDtraveler, So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. I agree, the property is beautiful when covered in snow. It has been a long winter and spring is upon us. The grounds will come alive again and our green spaces will once again invite a casual stroll, hike or nap in one of our hammocks. The outdoor hot is... More

Buffalo, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A close friend and I recently completed a two day getaway to the Essex.The front desk staff was gracious, welcoming, and well informed. Our room was pleasant and clean. We spent one day at the Spa, which was well appointed with a calm and restorative atmosphere. We had dinner at their premier restaurant the first night and had the place... More

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EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear anitabee, Thank you for visiting and having a great time with us! Naz Jenulevich Director of Resort Operations More

Montreal
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a short vacation in Vermont and staid at The Essex. Very nice room and very nice and attentive personnel. We also enjoyed breakfast and dinner at both of their restaurant and the food was good to very good. This place must be very interesting in the summer with all the amenities available. (Indoor and outdoor Pool, Jacuzzi, tennis... More

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EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear pdjeans, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your positive experiences with others. Several of our rooms facing the front of the Main Inn were recently fitted with fixed windows. However, every one of our 120 rooms is equipped with individually controlled heat and air conditioning. We certainly can accommodate requests for rooms without these fixed windows. Naz... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in February because we were visiting an ill family member and we don't live in the area. When we approached the hotel, there were about 7 police cars; this was a bit alarming, but we were assured that it was a simple "domestic issue" that was being resolved with the assistance of Law Enforcement. The front desk... More

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EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear bovey70, Thank you for staying with us. Please accept my apologies for the service related issues you experienced in our restaurant. I have shared your comments with the Food & Beverage leadership team so they may investigate and use this as a training opportunity. I can understand your anxiety as you arrived to see members of our police department... More

Bedford, New Hampshire
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We couldn't have found a more perfect facility in Vermont to have our Conference. The rooms were great, I slept better than in my own bed at home in the very comfy bed! Meals were just right and every plate looked fantastic! A swim in the pool to start the day, a trip to the spa the day before the... More

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EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Brenda B, You are so very welcome....but I must thank you all for giving us the opportunity to host your event. We all had a great time with every attendee. So many of our associates have spoken to me and complimented YOU all. Thank you again for your support of the Essex Resort & Spa. We hope to see... More

Boston, MA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice place to get away for a couple of days. It is located about 25 minutes from Burlington. Like pretty much everyone else here, I had a special deal (Groupon). I would visit again if I had the same Groupon deal. The room and bathroom was spacious. I loved the coffee, tea, and cookies that were offered... More

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EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear bib28, Thank you for staying with us and for having such a great time! Naz Jenulevich Director of Resort Operations More

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Also Known As:
The Essex, Vermont`s Culinary Hotel Essex
The Essex, Vermont`s Culinary Hotel
The Essex, Vermont`s Culinary Resort And Spa
Essex Vermonts Culinary Junction
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Inn Essex
The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa
Address: 70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452
Location: United States > Vermont > Essex
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Essex
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled on 18 acres between the vistas of the Green Mountains and the splendor of Lake Champlain, The Essex is Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa. As the Burlington area’s only AAA Four Diamond hotel, The Essex is a true destination, offering a full-service Spa and Fitness Center, cooking classes in the J.K. Adams and Chef's Kitchens of Cook Academy, and our two award-winning restaurants-- all of which perfectly complement our classic accommodations.The Essex is the premier choice for your next group event and is the perfect Vermont wedding destination for dozens of happy couples tying the knot each year. From our own Vermont Tennis Vacations to our wine list, ranked among the best in the world, The Essex offers you an experience unlike any other resort in New England. ...a true Recipe for Relaxation. ... more   less 
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