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Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes

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Essex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent the night on a spa break. We had a lovely time. Great value for money. Would go again definitely. Food plentiful and lots of choice, room was superb as were all the staff. Complimentary spa treatments were amazing as were all the facilities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with girlfriends for a weekend away and the hotel felt like a 5 star hotel you would find abroad. The rooms were lovely, large, comfy and wonderfully clean (I always judge room by cleanliness of bathroom - bad habit) The grounds were nicely kept. As friends we went out trying to spot the five lakes (whilst taking selfies as... More 

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IanICullen, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

I am so pleased that your stay at Five Lakes was worthy of five stars - thank you so much. My team and I are delighted that your visit was such an enjoyable occasion for you all, where you commented so positively on your accommodation, the hotel grounds and leisure facilities. If you do have an opportunity to return in... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my mum here for her birthday as a surprise. on arrival the reception area and first impressions were exceptional. I was told at reception when Surprise gift and weekend away with my mum for her birthday. On checking in first impressions were very impressive. The reception area and grounds were beautiful. I was told when checking in that... More 

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IanICullen, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your visit of early July at Five Lakes. Having taken on board the experience that you have described, please accept our belated but sincere apologies that you felt we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. I have already highlighted your comments specifically to the relevant departmental managers so they can action appropriate resolves for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spend a fantastic weekend here for friends hen doo. Staff were lovely (with the exception of a couple of staff members in the bar on Saturday) Rooms very spacious and clean with a lovely view of golf course. Had 2 amazing spa treatments, one of which was a massage (done by Tracey) and the relaxation room was heaven. Will definitely... More 

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IanICullen, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments following your visit to Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes and awarding us five stars - praise indeed ! I do hope we can look forward to welcoming you back with your husband in the not too distant future. With kind regards More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was quite a reasonable hotel. Very large and busy. Here with good friends for a golf weekend! I would Probably recommended staying through the week as it's extremely busy with Hen days in the spa and weddings! The golf was fairly good with a good standard on the greens. Fairly flat courses. Rooms were clean, large and well appointed, although... More 

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IanICullen, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

So pleased to read that your golf weekend at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes was an enjoyable one for you. Thank you for your comments which overall were postiive. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here whilst I got ready for my wedding and the suite was a perfect size for me and my bridesmaids to get ready. The suite was clean and very well presented and had beautiful views of the surrounding golf course. My new husband and I returned that night to a bottle of champagne and the suite was once... More 

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IanICullen, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

May I first of all congratulate you and your husband on the occasion of your recent marriage and wish you both a wonderful future together. I am pleased that the suite was the perfect choice for you and your bridesmaids and with its beautiful view, this only enhanced your special day. I do hope that based on this experience, we... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I proposed to my girlfriend at this hotel. I explained this to the staff before hand and they upgraded me to a executive golf view room. They even helped me decorate the room and honestly it couldn't have gone better. The staff are so helpful & efficient there. I would recommend this hotel for anyone wishing to do the same.... More 

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IanICullen, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your feedback on Trip Advisor; your feedback is an absolute delight to read and congratulations to you both on your engagement. I am pleased that your visit to Five Lakes was memorable and I am very proud to read that my team were instrumental in making it the wonderful occasion that it was for you both.... More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took friends away to celebrate a special birthday, ladies using the spa, men going golf. The rooms were ok, although the en suite had seen better days. The spa was friendly, the therapists are not given any specific training which I had not heard of before! One of the golf courses was rated below average and the other had... More 

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IanICullen, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent visit to Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester – Five Lakes; although I am somewhat perplexed to read some of your comments. I can assure you that all our Therapists are trained and I am at a loss to understand why you commented to the contrary. The hotel enjoys two golf courses; the Lakes and the... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My Mother and I stayed at this hotel for one of their Spa Breaks, "Pure Sundari" over a weekend in November last year (Sorry it's taken me a while to write a review). We arrived early at about 12 Midday and were told by the front desk that our room was ready and they would check us in early. We... More 

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IanICullen, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor and despite your visit being last year in November 2015, I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable day with us. I appreciate very much indeed your positive comments in relation to your time with us then, and I do hope that based on that experience, we may have an... More 

Braintree, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As five lakes is the closest spa to us we have been 5 times now, it's ok if you grab a deal. But on all but 1 occasion we have had to complain to front desk. The food is nice, and the spa facilities are lovely and clean. However their is usually a lot going on at this hotel, so... More 

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IanICullen, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes and it is pleasing to know that you frequently visit and have enjoyable times with us. As you have aluded to, Five Lakes is a very busy resort and we have a vareity of facilities for all our guests to enjoy. Looking forward to seeing you in the future.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Five Lakes Hotel, Golf, Country Club and Spa is a 4 star hotel offering some of the finest and most extensive health, leisure and sports facilities in the area. Set in 320 acres the 194 en-suite bedrooms overlook the attractive countryside and each is spacious and comfortably furnished. There is a choice of restaurants and bars. Leisure facilities include a luxury spa, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and well-equipped gym. Golfers will enjoy the two 18-hole courses. Only an hour from London, and Stansted Airport, the hotel is ideal for both business and leisure guests ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes

Address: Colchester Road, Tolleshunt Knights CM9 8HX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Tolleshunt Knights
Price Range: $101 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes 4*
Number of rooms: 194
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Also Known As:
Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes Hotel Tolleshunt Knights
Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester 5 Lakes
Five Lakes Hotel Country
Five Lakes Resort Country
Five Lakes Hotel Essex
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