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The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

#1 of 2 Hotels in Essex
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70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452
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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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Holderness, New Hampshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Probably one of the very best dinners we have ever eaten! Alex, the head chef and his team could not have been more attentive, and committed to fulfilling our every culinary need. Eat at the food bar, and interact symbiotically with the staff. They are well skilled, empathetic, gracious... Wow, we are blown away. (Further their entry level room is... More 

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san diego, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a excellent hotel. The rooms we were in were huge. Extremely clean and very modern with USB chargers and lots of outlets that are easily accessible. Excellent steam room, sauna, pool and hot tub as well as a large gym. Beautiful grounds - really an excellent place. Highly recommended.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Though I did enjoy my brief visit to The Essex, there were several things that stood out to me as negatives, but we'll start with the positives: -Spa, pools and hot tub we're fun and relaxing -Junction restaurant was phenomenal. I will definitely return and recommend eating there to everyone I know. -The grounds we're nice and fun to explore... More 

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Essex last month and thoroughly enjoyed my time there. I was there for an extended stay and felt right at home. The staff are very welcoming and friendly, the restaurants are first class and the spa is a real treat. The grounds are lovely with gardens and hammocks ~ a great place to get away from... More 

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Berwick, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All staff were very friendly and helpful. The staff gave us the impression that they really enjoyed working at the Essex. They made us feel like they wanted us to enjoy every minute of our vacation. The food was superb in taste and presentation. The wait staff greeted us immediately each time we approached the dining areas and they could... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveling alone i felt very safe. comfortable room. Great restaurants with friendly staff. Lots to do at this resort. Very quiet and peaceful. Also pet friendly. Will definitely stay again if ever in the area. Enjoy!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed a nice long weekend here with my family and the staff was excellent - very friendly and accommodating. The Junction dining room was a fun and fabulous experience. I loved the dinnerware on the ceiling and Chef Kyle was great. The only thing I would recommend is to use the extra pillows in the closet...I found the pillows... More 

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a wonderful get away with our family at the Essex. The resort is family friendly. Upscale without being stuffy. Our room was amazing. Clean, excellent pillows and bedding, great whirlpool tub. We will definitely visit the Essex again when the weather is warmer.

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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I travel with our dog, so finding a decent pet friendly hotel is often our goal. The Essex accommodated our needs while offering a wonderful spa facility as well. We've visited several places that accept pets, but this was the first that didn't have a long list of rules for the pet/owners. We enjoyed special spa pampering... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a dog-friendly place close to Burlington, where we could relax and bring our dog along. The Essex Resort & Spa was perfect for this! We swam in their beautiful indoor pool, played basketball across the street, took our dog for many walks around the property, enjoyed dinner in the Tavern, loved having drinks by the cozy... More 

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