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The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

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Room & Suite (277)
Dining (66)


#1 of 2 hotels in Essex
GreenLeaders Silver level
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.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 43 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
3Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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Mark the bartender at the Tavern was ignoring us until I saw him start putting glassware away and continued to ignore us! Very disappointed because the Essex experiences we had from all the other staff has been impeccable!
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Hotel's Favorite
This is the place to stay!! Comfortable rooms with a culinary theme. My room had an electric fireplace for ambiance, and a view of the pool and grounds. The food is fantastic! The staff friendly and professional. The toiletries are wonderful and this place has pastries and
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Response from Taylor V, Social Media Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa
Responded Jun 20, 2018
Thank you, Odette! We're so glad to read you enjoyed your stay with us - especially, the food. We strive to provide the best culinary experience to all of our guests and are proud our food was one of the best parts of your stay. We, too, are looking forward to your next visit! Best wishes, The Essex team
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I’ve never had anything less than a 5 star stay here. Not this time. Room smells of cig smoke, In room Kuerig coffee selection consists of BLUEBERRY, Newman’s special DECAF Dark Magic DECAF and a couple teas. The generous FREE bottled water they offered was... empty. Pillows
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I recently stayed at this establishment as part of a Rotary event! I must say this was an outstanding place! My suite was so cozy and the fire place made it so nice as it was a cool evening when I arrived! The room was filled with lamps, ample seating options and even a quilted
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Great stay staff and food was amazing. We went to Burlington and Shelbern farms. Both are a quick drive from the resort. The food on side at both the tavern and the junction restaurant was amazing. A great place for couple's to visit and relax
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Response from essexfrontdesk, Front Office Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you very much for taking the time to share your recent experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
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$138 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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