Essex is a county with so much to offer families of all ages, sizes and interests. What's more with hundreds of hotels simply awaiting your arrival it can be difficult to pick a hotel that's best suited to family holidaying. So here we present a selection of hotels, with each being ideal for the family making the most of the county.
The Chudleigh - Clacton-on-Sea
The Chudleigh provides for a lovely home focused atmosphere for families of varying sizes, with Peter and Carol, the hotel's owners, having welcomed families for in excess of fifty years. The hotel is known for having an informal atmosphere and for serving up warming home-cooked food.
The venue is ideally situated just a short walk away from Clacton-on-Sea pier and shopping centre.
Prested Hall - Colchester
Prested Hall hotel is an intimate offering that features 16 bedrooms that each are as beautifully decorated as the last. The hotel is known for its fine dining as well as for its spa treatments, health club and lawn tennis. There is also a pool which features dedicated family swim times.
Orsett Hall Hotel - Orsett
Orsett Hall Hotel is found within 12 acres of wonderfully manicured gardens. It features 4 stars and 41 luxurious bedrooms, as well as staff who are known for being friendly and welcoming. Rooms boast top quality en-suites as standard, a flat screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, free WiFi and an extensive range of room sizes.
De Rougemont Manor - Brentwood
De Rougemont Manor certainly serves up a slice of luxury, however with a rich family run history and 81 well designed bedrooms it's also ideal for welcoming in families.
Roslin Beach Hotel - Thorpe Bay
The Roslin Beach Hotel is pretty aptly named, particularly given that it is subject to beautiful panoramic views of the sea and right across from the award winning beach of Southend-on-Sea.
It features a family focused restaurant, a bar and rooms that are designed to be bright, airy and contemporary. Rooms also feature as standard: flat screen digital TV, telephone, tea/coffee making facilities, complimentary toiletries, hair dryer, iron/ironing board and free WiFi.
Best Western Marks Tey Hotel - Marks Tey
The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel is in an ideal location for families looking to make the most out of Colchester's top attractions and shopping destinations, including Colchester Zoo, The Beth Chatto Gardens, Tiptree Jam Factory, Tollgate Centre Retail Park and Severalls Industrial Park, as well as being just 15 minutes away from Leisure World.
The hotel features no less than 110 bedrooms which feature double or twin accommodation. Rooms balance traditional charm with all of the mod cons that the travelling family demand. There is also a restaurant with a varied menu that is frequently mentioned within the hotel's TripAdvisor reviews.
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