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“Where the River Stour meanders through Constable country in beautiful Dedham Vale, eat, drink and stay, at this boutique Hotel with a vibrant bar and lively brasserie serving excellent food. Close by is sister hotel Maison Talbooth with spa, swimming pool and tennis court”

“Where the River Stour meanders through Constable country in beautiful Dedham Vale, eat, drink and stay, at this boutique Hotel with a vibrant bar and lively brasserie serving excellent food. Close by is sister hotel Maison Talbooth with spa, swimming pool and tennis court”

Hotel Review

There’s a buzzing atmosphere in this much loved airy brasserie cum bar with high ceilings, wooden floors and pleasing pastel colours. Open all day, the tasty ‘dishes of the day’ are chalked up on boards and there is a warm welcome from the friendly young staff. There’s always a good mix: glamorous Essex girls lunch on seafood from Harwich or a quiet business deal is clinched over a plate of Dedham Vale beef, while grandparents treat their grandchildren to local bangers and mash. There might be a small wedding in Mr Gs private dining room overlooking the pretty gardens or a birthday celebration. Although close to the A12, the 15 comfortable bedrooms (deluxe, superior and Standard) are quiet and all individually designed. The original pictures are by local artist Claire Gillen. Linen sheets, perfect mattresses, flat screen TV/DVD, old fashioned telephones, early morning coffee and papers delivered to your door.

Recommended for
  • Business meetings
  • Weddings
  • Groups
 

Written by Clare Mann

Recommended For

  • Sights nearby
  • Flatford Mill and Munnings Museum close by
  • Business meetings
  • Weddings
  • Groups
  • Great walks
  • Restaurant
  • Brasserie with all day dining.
  • Sit-out Terrace
  • Good wine list
  • Conference facilities
  • Free wifi
  • Contemporary
  • Disabled access
  • Child friendly
  • Village
  • Pet friendly
  • Chic
  • Boutique

Facilities

  • Meeting Room
  • Meeting rooms for up to 24 delegates.
  • Restaurant
  • Brasserie with all day dining.
  • Sit-out Terrace
  • Private dining room
  • Cots available
  • Internet
  • Good wine list
  • Outdoor dining
  • Walking distance restaurants
  • Bar
  • Safe
  • Conference facilities
  • Free wifi
  • Wifi
  • In room music system
  • Satellite / Cable TV
  • Disabled access
  • Room service
  • Sitting Room
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

Activities

  • Sights nearby
  • Flatford Mill and Munnings Museum close by
  • Great walks

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Why do people love staying in your hotel? Milsoms is a contemporary, easy going hotel with a buzzing brasserie that makes a relaxing place to stay and visit Colchester and the surrounding area


What is there to do in the area? Sightseeing, shopping, walking, golf, sailing


What kind of breakfast do you offer? Full English breakfast, continental if you’d prefer


Do you offer other meals? Open all day for lunch, brunch and dinner. Or wander over to Le Talbooth, our fine dining restaurant by the river Stour.


Which are your most popular room types, and why? Deluxe – mainly for the size of the room


What message would you like to give Hotel Guru readers? If you’re looking for a relaxed place to stay with great food and service then Milsoms is for you!