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Although a beautiful building I'm afraid to say we found the interior of the old building surprisingly drab, quite dark and sparsely decorated, which is a shame as it should be warm and grand to reflect the stunning rooms. The staff were fairly unfriendly and...More
First the positives
This venue is amazing. Beautiful old building. Full of lovely features.
Staff on the whole were very friendly, hard working but full of smiles.
Considering this was catering on mass the food was presented beautifully although could have been hotter.
We got married at Wivenhoe House in December 2017. From the moment of booking, Katie was so helpful to us with all our questions and requests. The day ran so smoothly and we were very impressed with the hotel (having never visited it due to...More
Had wonderful experience from beginning to the end. Staff were amazingly attentive, polite & happy. Customer service was spot on especially for a training school. Food was plentiful & cooked perfectly. The ambiance on New Year’s Eve was merry & presented beautifully. The hotel rooms...More
We celebrated the ‘celebration of my nans life’ here. And I honestly couldn’t recommend this venue enough. Whilst going through a sad state of emotions, dealing with a loss of a close family member, the staff here, made the experience of planning this event very...More
Response from OJQBrown | Property representative |
Wivenhoe Park was painted by John Constable in 1816. He was commissioned by the owners, the Rebow family, who were acquaintances of his Father. The 100 guineas he earned from the commission allowed him to... More
Wivenhoe Park was painted by John Constable in 1816. He was commissioned by the owners, the Rebow family, who were acquaintances of his Father. The 100 guineas he earned from the commission allowed him to marry his fiance in Hampstead later that year. The painting now hangs in the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.
The train from Liverpool Street, London to Colchester takes about an hour, and then a 10 minute taxi journey.
I hope that is helpful.
Oliver J. Q. Brown]