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Maison Talbooth - Hotel in Essex

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Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester, CO7 6HN, Essex
England, United Kingdom

Paul & Geraldine Milsom

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+44 (0)1206 322367(landline)

This small hotel delivers the lap of luxury - chic suites, dreamy views, breakfast in bed and a swimming pool for all seasons

The outdoor swimming pool is heated to 29ºC every day, a chauffeur is on hand to whisk you down to the hotel's riverside restaurant, a grand piano waits in the sitting room, where guests gather for a legendary afternoon tea. They don't do things by halves at Maison Talbooth, a small-scale pleasure dome with long views across Constable country. The house, an old rectory, stands in three acres of manicured grounds; the pool house is a big draw with its open fire, honesty bar, beautiful art and treatment rooms. Interiors are equally impressive. There are no rooms, only suites, each divine. Some on the ground floor have doors onto terraces where hot tubs wait, but all pamper you rotten with flawless bathrooms, fabulous beds, cool colours and hi-tech excess. At dinner you're chauffeured to the family's restaurants (both within half a mile): Milsoms for bistro food served informally; Le Talbooth on the river Stour for more serious fare, perhaps poached lobster with orange and fennel, saddle of venison with plums and bitter chocolate, pineapple and coconut soufflé with piña colada ice cream. A great escape.

Wheelchair access
At least one bedroom & bathroom accessible.
Limited mobility
At least one bedroom & bathroom accessible without steps.
Children welcome
Suitable for guests with children aged 3 and over.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Credit cards
Credit or debit card payment accepted.
Air conditioning
Some, if not all, bedrooms are air-conditioned.
Wireless internet access available.
Pets welcome
Please let the owner know if you want to bring pets.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Swimming pool
On the premises.
Tennis court
On the premises.
Vegetarian meals
Available on request.
Licensed premises
Alcohol may be served.

Local points of interest from Paul & Geraldine Milsom:

Local points of interest from
Paul & Geraldine Milsom:

  • Visit Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town. for shopping and historical interest.
  • Discover Constable country, on foot along the Essex Way or we can arrange bike or canoe hire which is definitely the best way to see the river Stour and the landscape that inspired artist John Constable in the 1700's
  • Follow in the footsteps Gainsborough, Constable and Munnings, all local artists, and take the Painters' Trail.
  • Antique shopping in the famous wool towns of Lavenham and Long Melford.
  • Beth Chatto's Gardens - multi Gold Award winner at Chelsea.
  • When you've done all this come back to the hotel for a champagne afternoon tea.
Points of interest

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  • 12 Suites for 4
Price:(i) £210 to£420 per night

Singles from £170.

Special Offer: Gourmet Getaway - Three course dinner at Le Talbooth with a free choice from the full menu Overnight accommodation with full breakfast £187.50 per person Monday to Thursday nights

Booking info:


Dinner at Milsoms £25; at Le Talbooth £35-£50.



Paw prints Bringing your dog
Handy to know:

Lots of walks nearby, through woods and by river. Livestock around part of the year on some walks.

Dog treats:

Biscuits, blankets, towels and dog walks.

Bringing your dog

Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester, CO7 6HN, Essex

Hotel 12 Suites, each sleeping 4
Price: (i) £ 210 to £ 420 per night

Paul & Geraldine Milsom

Visit website Check availability

+44 (0)1206 322367(landline)