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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 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Cleanliness
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came to The Essex after purchasing the coupon on a mass coupon site. The Essex is a full spa with all amenities, the entire rest has free wifi,...the 2 restaurants offer amazing gourmet food, The Junction has a set 3 or 5 course menu that changes daily and the Tavern is more casual dining with unique item. The service... More

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Stratford, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I stayed two nights and two dinners and two breakfasts. The food was very good but repetitive with the caraway! The dining room staff were great! The room lacked nothing but the bathroom installer was one cheapskate. He used cheap fixtures that are falling apart and mounted the toilet roll in an unsafe place. Though I didn't... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a gamble on this resort, because normally we stay in Burlington proper. This fall we decided to take the train up from NYC, which happened to land us in Essex. The Essex had an open room, two great restaurants, hiking trails, and a beautiful indoor pool for a comparable price. The staff were always incredibly sweet, even in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So many positive things to list! Resort: picture perfect Staff: friendly and helpful Food: without question amazing! Both restaurants. If you eat at Junction ask for the chefs seat. It's directly in front of the open kitchen and you can talk to the talented chefs while they cook! All in all if your looking to score points with your better... More

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my second time visiting the Essex. This was a perfect anniversary get away! Quite possibly the best food I have tasted. Also being "Dog Friendly" put the feather in their cap! A perfect weekend for a memorable occasion.

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stayed at this resort several times - previously when they had the restaurant attached to the Culinary Institute - cannot remebr the name , but it no longer exists . Visited for the Downton Abbey event , which was quite well done. Recently , about 1 month ago - stayed for one night - very surprised that an additional... More

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EssexResort-VT, Assistant Front Office Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Seymour m, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with this valuable feedback. I would like to start by apologizing for not delivering the level of service you became accustomed to during your previous stays. As Vermont’s Culinary Resort, we pride ourselves on offering far more than simply a room. The resort fee you mentioned allows us... More

Waterbury, Vermont
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to get away for a short weekend and while Essex isn't too far from home and rather pricey- we thought "what the heck- let's do it!" (we had been to the Essex many times for food and/or events but not stayed there so we thought we were going to have a special weekend at a... More

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

Dear Happy Wife H, It is unfortunate that we may have missed opportunities to impress you during your visit. I assure you we are committed to providing a high quality, memorable experience. Our team members are mature hospitality professionals. Some may be young adults but each one is genuinely interested in the well being of the Resort as a whole... More

Swanton, Vermont
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived to the second we left, everything about our 3-day stay at The Essex was memorable. Our room was spacious and quiet and had all the amenities imaginable. Our meals were beyond delicious! Because of its popularity, we were only able to eat at the Junction restaurant once (make reservations early!). The portions were perfect size,... More

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

Dear William H, It is great to read this wonderful review. Thank you for your recognition of the associates that provided superior service and a memorable experience. Naz Jenulevich Director of Resort Operations More

Gloucester Point, Virginia, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the exorbitant price, this resort was only decent. I attended a wedding there and there were several problems. The bed in the bridal suite was hard and lumpy, the mother of the bride's room was extremely dirty when she first walked in, and I was charged for rollaway beds when I didn't have any. It took calling the hotel... More

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

Dear Carissa G, Please accept my apology for the roll away charges that appeared on your bill and for any inconvenience caused by having to reach out to us to remove them from your bill. Our Front Office team are trained and empowered to act on issues and make corrections immediately when needed. I shall pass this information along to... More

Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The high points: culinary school with Chef Brandy. Great food, good pointers, delightful chef. Food at the Junction and Tavern was all very good, but often cold when served. Beautiful scenery, on site garden, also pigs and chickens. Nice spa. Rooms were uncomfortable and supposed to be automatically adjusting temperature. Went to bed cold and woke up in the night... More

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

Dear lonestaradvisor, It is great to hear how you enjoyed the food at both Junction & the Tavern, your experience with Chef Brandy of Cook Academy, the Spa, beautiful scenery, our gardens with the pigs & chickens as well as the cleanliness of your guest room. With that being said it is most unfortunate that you were so disappointing with... More

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Address: 70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452
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Location: United States > Vermont > Essex
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 120
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The Essex, Vermont`s Culinary Resort And Spa
The Essex, Vermont`s Culinary Hotel Essex
Essex Vermonts Culinary Junction
Essex Vermonts Culinary Hotel
Inn Essex
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