Wivenhoe House is a beautiful 18th Century four-star hotel, near to the pretty quayside village of Wivenhoe, and minutes from Britain’s oldest recorded town, Colchester.
Based on the Suffolk, Essex border this hotel boasts a fantastic location, and there is plenty to see and explore in the local area. The hotel has a stylish brasserie offering a perfect combination of classic dishes and modern cuisine, in a relaxed, informal setting, and an outdoor terrace for dining alfresco on those balmy summer evenings.
The brasserie and bar is open every day for lunch and dinner, or if you fancy something a little more special, why not enjoy our impressive afternoon teas, available all week.
With luxury bedrooms suitable for families, to contemporary classic rooms perfect for a couple’s getaway, Wivenhoe House also offers incredible balcony rooms with views overlooking the breath-taking grounds and picturesque countryside.
- Number of Rooms / Units
|Room / Unit Type||Room / Unit Tariff*|
|Room||from £47.50 to £82.50 per person per night|
|Classic Room||£95.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast|
|Deluxe Room||£125.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast|
|Luxury||£165.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast|
|Superior Room||£110.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast|
*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
- Disabled facilities
Booking & Payment Details
- American Express accepted
- Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
- Cooked Breakfast
- Evening meals
- Licenced (table or bar)
- Restaurant open to non-residents
- Snacks/afternoon tea
- Special diets available
- Vegetarian diet available
- Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
- High chairs available
- Central heating
- Real log/coal fires
- Ironing facilities
- Laundry facilities
- Free WIFI
Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities
- Conference facilities
- Grounds for outdoor activities
- Venue approved for civil marriage
- Wedding planner available
- Wedding receptions
- Sleeps up to 4
- Free Parking
- Free Parking on Site
- Private parking
- Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
- Laundry/valet service
- Lounge for residents' use
- Night porter
- Passenger lift
- Television available
- WiFi or internet access
- King-sized bed
- Private facilities
- Satellite TV
- Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
- Building of historical interest
- Accepts groups
- Coach parties accepted
- Coach parties welcomed
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Travelers Choice 2023
- Very Good226
Map & Directions
When using SATNAV please enter the location WIVENHOE, (do not use a postcode as this will take you to the wrong place).
Take the exit marked Colchester (A133) Follow the A133 towards Clacton Please follow signs for WIVENHOE
You will see a black sign on your right which says, ‘Wivenhoe House & The Brasserie’, turn right here into PARK ROAD
The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex, but PARK ROAD leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see our beautiful house from the road on your right
CONTINUE to follow the signs for WIVENHOE HOUSE and it will lead you to us.
If you would like any help with directions, please do call us on 01206 863666 and a member of our will be able to assist you.
Public Transport Directions
By train: Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations. By plane: Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.