Child Friendly Hotels in Essex

Essex is a lovely part of England and there are some fantastic hotels on offer.  At times though, it is not always easy to find hotels that are child-friendly and family-friendly, but with a little bit of searching, you’ll be surprised at what is available.

So for those of you visiting Essex and don’t have hours to trawl through hotel listings to find child friendly establishments, here are 4 great hotels that are child friendly.

Child Friendly Hotels

Child Friendly Hotels in Essex Maison Talbooth
Maison Talbooth

Maison Talbooth (Colchester) – is a spacious 12-bedroom child friendly hotel and also offers some luxurious facilities to parents.  The modernized Victorian style country house is positioned superbly atop a bluff that overlooks the valley of the Stour River, with vistas stretching out to Stratford St. Mary and the medieval church in the village.

The bedrooms are luxurious and very spacious while being individually decorated in different yet tasteful colours.

The hotel serves breakfast in the mornings and light snacks during the day.  For lunch and dinner, Le Talbooth is a fine dining establishment with an internationally recognized reputation of excellence. Other amenities include a swimming pool, tennis court, and a 3-treatment room day spa.

Crowne Plaza

Crowne Plaza Resort – Five Lakes (Maldon) – listed as southern England’s premier resort hotel. The hotel sits on 320 acres and prides itself on friendly, professional service.  You’ll enjoy its calming atmosphere as well as some beautiful views out over the Essex countryside.

Don’t miss out on the resort’s many facilities which include a health club with a fully-equipped gym and spa, and for the more active, a choice of two 18-hole golf courses to enjoy, with or without the little ones.

When it comes to dining out, you’re spoilt for choice and if you fancy a break from the kids, Catch 22, Brasserie1, and Bar Lacu are great for a relaxing drink.

Harwich Hotel a child friendly hotels in Essex
Harwich Hotel

The Pier at Harwich Hotel (Harwich) – situated in Harwich on the old quay, you’ll be able to enjoy some stunning views of the Orwell and Stour estuaries from the hotel when you stay in one of the 14 comfortably furnished and spacious rooms.  The hotel is actually a combined facility developed from two older, historic buildings.

There are two excellent restaurants on the property, one on the first floor and the other on the ground floor.  The Harbourside on the first floor is a more sophisticated atmosphere and offers an excellent assortment of seafood and some of the best steaks you’ll find in the area.

The Ha´Penny on the ground floor side is contemporary and relaxing while offering a menu of brasserie style entrées.

Μilsoms Ηotel

Milsoms hotel (Colchester) – situated in one of the most stunning garden areas of Essex, there are 15 en suite bedrooms offering an informal yet very comfortable atmosphere.  It’s a great place to stay as well as enjoy a drink and a delicious meal.

There is also a brasserie and gastro bar within the property for convenience.

The hotel includes free Wi-Fi access, a mini bar for each room, conference facilities and disabled facilities, including one room specially equipped for disabled guests.

Ross Withers the author of the child friendly hotels in Essex, has previously written on hotels for sale and is currently in search of a bed and breakfast for sale to pursue a lifelong ambition.