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The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

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Wisconsin
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

To celebrate my 60th birthday my family gave me a trip to The Essex. They know I love to cook and thought I would appreciate the opportunity to take a class while my husband and I stayed there. First - the room. It was fine, nothing exceptional, and certainly not what I expected to find based on the pictures on... More 

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Amherst
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our room (suite, I guess) was spacious and nicely appointed. We had a wood burning stove, (Gas, I think. It was August, so we didn't turn it on.) a sitting area with a couch, chair and tv. and a king bed with very nice linens. The bathroom had a deep jacuzzi tub and a double shower. The pastries and food... More 

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Warwick, New York
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18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first ever trip to Vermont and this is truly a wonderful resort. It's peaceful, tranquil, and yet still offers two restaurants, the Tavern and the Junction. We had delicious lunches in the Tavern and I liked the atmosphere. I had a spa treatment (and those are always nice). They have a truly terrific spa with all the... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Essex Inn was a great getaway. The property is so quaint, food is awesome (especially for foodies) and amenities wonderful. The SPA and outdoor pool were great. Fun to have the late night bon fires as well. The surrounding area area and local farms were so much fun to visit.

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Thank davidm12816
GuestExperience_2016, General Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

We love helping foodies enjoy Vermont Davidm12816! Thanks for letting us know that you enjoyed your time at The Essex; we hope to see you again soon. Best Wishes, Nic B. More 

Braeside, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Essex Inn is a very beautiful property located about 20 minutes from Downtown Burlington. We arrived early but the receptionist was happy to give us our room within 20 minutes of arrival. Our room was at the end of a corridor on the main floor of the main building. The room was huge with large bright windows and a... More 

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Thank Connie L
GuestExperience_2016, General Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

We are glad that we helped you and your husband getaway and relax Connie L.! Our team works hard to make our guests' stay in Vermont special and appreciate knowing their efforts paid off. The next time you are in the area, we hope you will choose to stay with us again. Best Wishes, Nic B. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose the Escape to the Essex package with an additional day. We wanted to visit Vermont because we are foodies. This resort was just ok. Customer service could have been a bit better. Let's start with the room: The room was big, spacious, and clean. It definitely had a cozy feel. The bed was too firm for my liking... More 

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GuestExperience_2016, General Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

We are disappointed to hear about your experience Christian G. Please accept our apologies for the areas in which we didn't deliver the high standards that we set for ourselves. Every area of our property works hard to ensure that our guests are able to relax and feel pampered during their stay, and we definitely missed a few areas. Your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent 3 days at this location. Our room was lovely and housekeeping did a great job. The only complaint I have is that we booked where the offer provided a room with 1 or 2 beds. Of course we got one bed and one double bed. We are not big people but the lat time I... More 

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GuestExperience_2016, General Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback Eleni, and are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. There are many different types of rooms available for guests, and we are sorry that you didn't care for the bed in your room. Our front desk team is always here to help find you the best fit for your stay, and we are disappointed... More 

Baldwinsville
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights. The room was just beautiful....super clean, spacious, with really big, comfortable bed. The staff was so friendly. The lobby area is very pretty. There were tasty little pasteries offered at check-in. The Essex is a great place to stay!

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GuestExperience_2016, General Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at The Essex Joan C; thanks for letting us know. The lobby pastries are one of our favorites also! Please visit us again soon. Best Wishes, Nic B. More 

Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at the Junction and it was wonderful. The cocktails were excellent. The presentation and taste of the meal was over the top scrumptious. Wait staff excellent and knowledgeable. The onsite bakery was also a treat not to miss.

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Nic B, General Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us Susan D! We are honored to read your comments about Junction. The team will be so very excited to know that they made your experience memorable. Please visit us again soon. Best Wishes, Nic More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a third-floor room in the Mansion with two super comfy queen beds and a spacious bathroom, a perfectly comfortable space for our family of 4. Everything was in good condition, and the bathroom was spotless – with the exception of a fair number of bugs trapped in the light above the shower which. Although housekeeping did a good... More 

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Nic B, General Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, responded to this review

It sounds like you were able to take in much of what Burlington and Vermont has to offer while staying with us ArtmumNyc! We are glad the the Essex Resort and Spa could be your home base while exploring! Thank you for sharing your experience with us; please visit again soon. Best Wishes, Nic More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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. 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 

Additional Information about The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

Address: 70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452-3383
Location: United States > Vermont > Essex
Price Range: $167 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
The Essex, Vermont`s Culinary Hotel Essex
The Essex, Vermont`s Culinary Resort And Spa
Essex Vermonts Culinary Junction
Essex Vermonts Culinary Hotel
Inn Essex
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