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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

We spent Christmas at the Essex this year. Though we came with high expectations, we are going home disappointed. We will not be returning. A few surprising features of this four diamond resort include: 1. bath robe that is not only fleeced lined but also lined with hair from presumably the previous guests; 2. fake Christmas trees and decorations abound... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

I go to Vermont often for small weekend getaways. This was one of the best hotels that I've stayed at. They went out of their way to help me with my requests to manage my children's sleeping arrangements. They even shipped back my son's sippy cup that we forgot in the room. I don't leave reviews often on tripadvisor but... More 

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Albany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Spent one night here on a Groupon. The place was great. Indoor pool, hot tub, spa services all were wonderful. The restaurant, Amuse, was the the highlight of the trip. The food was fantastic. I highly recommend this place.

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Essex Junction, Vermont, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

My boyfriend and I spent quite the romantic evening at the Essex resort and Spa after we enjoyed a spontaneous adventure across the way at the Northern Lights High ropes course Zip Lining !!!! Nothing like relaxing in a soft-comfy-clean bed with extra pillows and a glass of wine to rekindle our love life!! I would recommend it to anyone--Great... More 

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Montréal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

I was in Burlington two weeks ago and I've stayed in this beautiful hotel! The overall experience was perfect. From the arrival until the departure, everything was right. The hotel was so nice, clean and cozy and cute. Pool, outside spa, meal (specially pastry) worth a 5 stars for me and my family. I will go again ASAP!

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Saint-Basile-le-Grand, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

The Essex resort is a large complex made of 3 separate buildings that pretty much have the same rooms. Furnitures and settings do vary from 1 room to the other. We were in the main building, the nicest one, our room was small but had a fireplace. Our friends had 2 rooms in the mansion. One very large with a... More 

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Montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Everything about our stay was great! Check-in was a breeze, all of the staff was so courteous and friendly it really added to our stay. Our room was lovely and comfortable, we had a fireplace which was so nice to have on a chilly night. We made use of the gym, pool and hot tub - there was everything we... More 

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

We were looking for something in the Burlington VT area and were lucky enough to find The Essex just a short drive from downtown Burlington. We love to cook, so we couldn't resist the opportunity to take a culinary class. Our instructor was entertaining and talented. It was fun to cook a dinner using local ingredients. The resort also had... More 

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Rensselaer, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

We stayed at the Essex Spa and Resort and had a wonderful time. The room we stayed in was exquisite probably the nicest room we stayed at in the last few years of our travels. We started with a king , non-smoking rooom and upgraded to the next room, which had kitchen area, living room area w/gas fireplace, bed was... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

My husband and I have stayed here twice and always have a great time. The rooms are full of character and very spacious with fluffy bathrobes and a coffee makers for added comfort. The grounds are beautiful complete with tennis courts, garden and a bonfire area. The hot tub and pool areas are very nice as well. We have had... More 

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