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The Fountain House and Dedham Hall

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 November 2014

An individual interesting and well run Country House with restaurant, or Guest House/Restaurant with rooms, perfect for an informal but special get together, great food, wine and service, gorgeous house with attentive owners, and the added interest of all the art courses, with lots of examples of work around the house. Great value for money in every way, can't wait... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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307 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2014

Any history and art lover will love Dedham Hall. The building itself has a huge amount of old world character and every wall displays beautiful artworks. On the whole the guest house offered a very homely atmosphere and the welcome afternoon tea was delicious and greatly appreciated. Meals in the restaurant were of a high quality but also quite expensive.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 7 September 2014

We stayed here when visiting friends in Essex. It's down a small country lane in a picturesque village. The hotel incorporates an art class/school so it was busy when we stayed, but very quiet. Great country cooking is all part of the deal.

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4 Thank Svensky
essex, england
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

Looking for a new destination to celebrate another birthday/anniversary/our good fortune.This restaurant was suggested , and I had to admit that I didn't know it actually existed although it is only a short drive from home. We were warmly welcomed into a very old farmhouse/countryhouse by a quite relaxed young casually dressed man.You are in someone's country home which is... More 

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Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

This review is on behalf of my mother and her friend. They enjoyed their stay immensely - excellent service, food and atmosphere. Comfortable, clean rooms with lovely linen. They would highly recommend staying there except for people allergic to cats.

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England
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

I was attending an event at Milson's La Maison and was looking for a room for one. My friends' (I shall call the Smiths) stayed too. Charming rooms, views, hospitality, super breakfast and immaculately clean. The gardens were so pretty and evidently they do art classes there too. I can only draw stick figures but would consider doing the beginners... More 

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Danbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 January 2014

Had a wonderful break at the Fountain Hall. Beautiful country style house, quirky and individual. Lovely countryside location. Super friendly owners and helpful in every way. Can't wait to visit again.

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Harwich, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 September 2013 via mobile

Second year, spent two nights last year with freind, came back this week, nothing changed, fantastic rooms, same ones which was great, friendly welcome from Wendy, very relaxed atmosphere, as last year made to feel completely at home, fab gardens, hope to go back next year fingers crossed,

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London
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

I teach watercolour courses at Dedham Hall and I am always impressed with the professional management and warm welcome everyone recieves on arrival. The setting is charming and nothing is too much trouble for Wendy and Jim, the owners. The meals are superb. Fabulous breakfasts are hard to resist and the fine evening dining is a real treat. I can't... More 

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Reviewed 13 September 2013

What a jewel for travellers. Friendly staff,comfortable room and lounges. Then a real surprise --gourmet supper in the dining room with many choices. Excellent food and service. Delicious breakfast. Quiet and comfortable room

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dedham Hall is a family run Guest House set in 6 acres of fields adn gardens in the heart of Constable Country. Set back from the road at the end of Dedham High Street it is a 2 minute walk into the centre of the beautiful and historic village or a 20 minute walk along the river Stour to Flatford Mill immortalised by John Constable. The Fountain House restaurant is open to residents and non residents alike and is well known for its great cooking and atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fountain House and Dedham Hall

Address: Fountain House Dedham Hall Brook Street, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6AD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester > Dedham
Price Range: $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
The Fountain House And Dedham Hall Hotel Dedham
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“Wifi available in lounge but not room”
 of 5 bubbles HofH999, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had two rooms, I preferred the front room, just my preference of the afternoon sun in the room. Both cosy!”
 of 5 bubbles nicholasw329, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“For art courses all the rooms are within easy access of the painting studio and car parking .”
 of 5 bubbles 686margeeb, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“None. All three rooms we used were very nice”
 of 5 bubbles Beerhunter11, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We only attended for an evening out and dinner.”
 of 5 bubbles 159alanw, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
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