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About

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.

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
40
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Roomfrom £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.

Events

Wednesday, 21st December 2022 - Wednesday, 21st December 2022

Winter Princess BallCome along & enjoy a magical day of Christmas princess fun! Wivenhoe House in association with Glass Slipper Entertainment invites you to a day of magical, fairy tale, festive fun. Come and see some of your favourite princesses including; The Snowflake Queen, The Storybook Princess, The Arendelle…
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Saturday, 24th December 2022 - Monday, 26th December 2022

Christmas BreaksWivenhoe House at Christmas offers guests a place to enjoy the festivities, leaving the cooking and washing up to us. Everyone is warmly welcomed and is able to escape and relax from the hustle and bustle of their daily lives, letting us take the strain. Throughout your stay, you will enjoy…
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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled facilities

Booking & Payment Details

  • American Express accepted
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted

Catering

  • Cooked Breakfast
  • Evening meals
  • Licenced (table or bar)
  • Restaurant open to non-residents
  • Snacks/afternoon tea
  • Special diets available
  • Vegetarian diet available

Children

  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • High chairs available

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating
  • Real log/coal fires

Laundry Facilities

  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities

Leisure Facilities

  • Free WIFI

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Conference facilities
  • Grounds for outdoor activities
  • Venue approved for civil marriage
  • Wedding planner available
  • Wedding receptions

Occupancy

  • Sleeps up to 4

Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Free Parking on Site
  • Private parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Laundry/valet service
  • Lounge for residents' use
  • Night porter
  • Passenger lift
  • Television available
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • King-sized bed
  • Private facilities
  • Radio
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower
  • Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Telephone
  • Television

Site Features

  • Building of historical interest
  • Garden

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Coach parties welcomed

Special Offers

  • Christmas Festive Afternoon Tea

    Join us for our fabulously festive Afternoon Tea in the beautifully decorated brasserie. Traditional Christmas décor
     
    Afternoon Tea: from £25pp. Add Bottomless Prosecco for £18.00pp (maximum time slot of 2 hours applies to Bottomless Prosecco)
     
    Please note tables of 8 or more cannot be booked online, please contact us to secure and a £20pp deposit is required.
     
     

    Food and Drink - redeem this special offer between 05/12/2022 and 24/12/2022

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  • Christmas Festive Dinner
     
    Join us for our fabulously festive Christmas Dinner in the beautifully decorated brasserie

    Five course seasonal menu, from £37.50pp

    Please note tables of 8 or more cannot be booked online, please contact us to secure and a £20pp deposit is required

     

     

    Food and Drink - redeem this special offer between 05/12/2022 and 24/12/2022

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  • Christmas Festive Lunch
     
    Join us for our fabulously festive Christmas lunch in the beautifully decorated brasserie

    Three course seasonal menu, from £25pp.

    Add Bottomless Prosecco for £18.00pp (maximum time slot of 2 hours applies to Bottomless Prosecco)

    Please note tables of 8 or more cannot be booked online, please contact us  to secure and a £20pp deposit is required.

     

    Food and Drink - redeem this special offer between 05/12/2022 and 24/12/2022

    More offers like this - Food and Drink

  • Christmas Breaks  
     

    Wivenhoe House at Christmas offers guests a place to enjoy the festivities, leaving the cooking and washing up to us. Everyone is warmly welcomed and is able to escape and relax from the hustle and bustle of their daily lives, letting us take the strain. Throughout your stay, you will enjoy wonderful hospitality and delicious dining with one or two Christmas surprises.

    3 night break from £993 per room, based on 2 guests sharing.

    Christmas Eve

    • Carols and cocktails - A three course meal in the brasserie with live music. (Please reserve a table in advance)

    Christmas Day

    • A relaxed full English breakfast to be served with a glass of bucks fizz
    • A five course Christmas feast is served (Please reserve a table in advance)
    • Plates of cold meats and other treats
    • Evening quiz

    Boxing Day

    • Morning: A full English breakfast is served before we bid farewell to anyone heading home
     

    Accommodation - redeem this special offer between 24/12/2022 and 27/12/2022

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    • Value
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    • Cleanliness
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      Map & Directions

      Road Directions

      By car:

      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.

      For Sat Nav please use CO4 3FA and then follow signage to Wivenhoe House. Please note, some Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park so please check our PDF Map 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.

      Wivenhoe House Hotel

      Type:Hotel

      4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars Hotel
      Park Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3FA

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      4 AA Stars Hotel

      Awards

      • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020
      • The AAAA COVID Confident Scheme AA COVID Confident Scheme 2021

      Opening Times

      Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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