This was our second time staying at St. Elmo and was as good as the first. Everything is provided that one needs for cooking, the sofas and beds are comfy and the sea is only a short walk away. The house is very clean and plenty of towels are provided. Safe, enclosed garden for our dogs and the two gates have bolts on the inside which make it secure. Dog bowl and towel are provided. We were met by Christine who is very helpful and friendly.
Had a lovely weeks stay at Saint Elmo. Everything we needed and more. The dog was also sad to leave! Many thanks. Xxx
Very well equipped house, quiet location, wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone looking for dog friendly accomodation. Only drawback was poor TV reception but this was not an issue for us as we used Sky Go/BBC I-player apps on our I-pads - free Wi-Fi broadband was very reliable during our stay.
St.Elmo's on Mersea Island is an excellent place to stay, everything you could possibly need to make your stay enjoyable and easy has been thought of. The attention to detail is great. A really nice touch is personal welcome from Christina, and also appreciated the bowls towels and doggy bags for our dog. The Island is friendly, welcoming and relaxing, the cafes and local restaurants have some very good food on offer. Five mins from the beach, ideal for walkers, dog lovers or families.
This is our 3rd or 4th stay at St Elmo and it seems to get better each time.
The booking process with Kathy is faultless, we are now sent emails that feel like communicating with an old friend rather than a business transaction.
When we arrive and are greeted by Christina, again it feels like old friends and nothing is too much trouble. Even making a return visit to get the BBQ out of the shed as the weather was quite good this weekend!
The house is immaculate and the little touches like milk, coffee, tea is really welcome.
The bathrooms all have miniature toiletries in them, which is fantastic as I know I don't have to worry when we are there just for a long weekend.
Poo Bags are by the back door, and there is a bowl and towel for our four legged baby. So everyone in the party is looked after.
Christina is obviously a dog lover herself as she is never put off by our over zealous terrier and even makes time to give him a stroke.
Since our last visit there is now new couches in the lounge and the bathrooms have been decorated, it's these constant upgrades that make St Elmo stand out from the rest.
We come back year after year and will continue to do so (until we've outstayed out welcome or bought our own place) as each time we come a little piece of my heart gets left behind in West Mersea,
Highly recommend the accommodation to anyone, with or without a dog as it is a home from home with the beach on your doorstep.