Excellent staff, the meals were first rate. Skilful massages and the pool added to the enjoyment.
I would thoroughly recommend a stay.
- Heated Outdoor Pool
- Outdoor Hot Tub
- Pool House
- Spa Treatments
- Garden Room Restaurant
- Dog Friendly
- Children Welcome
- Tennis Court
- Accessible Rooms
- Civil Ceremonies
Nestled beneath a leafy canopy amid the beautiful countryside, Maison Talbooth in Dedham is one of the finest luxury hotels in Colchester with boutique suites, award winning dining and a heavenly spa.
From the outside, the painted, chateau style mansion is picture perfect. The atmosphere that surrounds the hotel is utterly tranquil with scenery that will melt the heart of any guest.
Maison Talbooth has various dining experiences in separate restaurants, just a short stroll away from the main building, or you can be chauffeured there by courtesy car. Right on the banks of the River Stour, the fine dining restaurant has the most enviable views, especially in the summer when diners can sit outside on the terrace.
The Garden Room is an elegant brasserie inside a pretty house overlooking Dedham Vale. The interior of the hotel is equally as impressive as its surroundings, with 12 suites that are luxurious and stylish, blending contemporary design with the more traditional. The lounge area is a sophisticated space where guests can mingle or relax.
One of the hotel’s greatest assets is the Pool House, which sits inside a secluded walled area. Guests have full access to the swimming pool, tennis court, outdoor hot tub, changing room and showers, log burning fire and honesty bar.
This country house hotel has all the facilities you need for a relaxing spa break. Immerse yourself in the calming atmosphere of the treatment rooms and indulge in some much needed therapies that will leave you feeling totally pampered when you leave Maison Talbooth.
With several dining options, Pool House and Day Spa, the facilities at Maison Talbooth Hotel are outstanding.
Le Talbooth is an award winning restaurant that serves mouthwatering dishes from it’s a la carte, lunch and Sunday lunch menus. Set inside a gorgeous Tudor building with a characterful beamed interior, the restaurant teeters on the banks of the River Stour.
The Garden Room lies within a beautiful house just moments away from the hotel, and it has uninterrupted views that reach across Dedham Vale and the countryside beyond. Here guests can enjoy a light lunch that fuses the finest, local ingredients. You can also enjoy the quintessentially English tradition of afternoon tea either on the terrace or in the Garden Room.
Also close by, the sister hotel, Milsoms, offers a global menu with seasonal and locally sourced produce. You can reach each of the restaurants by foot or by courtesy car.
Owing to the spectacular scenery, outstanding facilities and a dedicated team, weddings at Maison Talbooth can turn your dreams of a fairy tale day into a reality.
Why not take over the entire hotel and its facilities with exclusive use? Whatever the occasion, this is the perfect venue for private celebrations.
The piece de resistance is the Pool House at Maison Talbooth. Tucked away behind a walled area, you will find an outdoor swimming pool, with showers and changing rooms, tennis court, hot tub, log burning fire, honesty bar, dining area and large screen television. Guests staying at the hotel have access to all of the facilities here.
Take advantage of the luxury treatments available at Maison Talbooth. With professional therapists and luxury treatment rooms, this is a tranquil environment for complete relaxation and pampering. Whether your simply want to try one of the treatments or book a full spa package, there are manicures and pedicures, massages and mud wraps to choose from. There is a whole host of treatments and therapies that will help de-stress, beautify and relax you.
Things to Do in Essex and Colchester
The areas surrounding Maison Talbooth Hotel are filled with places to visit, events and activities, so there is always plenty to do during your stay here.
Each year Hopkins International Polo takes place in Trinity Park and is a fabulous event that all the family can enjoy together.
Why not hire the hotel’s boat, Kathleen, and take a peaceful trip along the River Stour? Alternatively, you might like to visit Newmarket, a wonderful town brimming with history and also known for its horse racing heritage.
Or you can explore the charming villages of Lavenham and Long Melford, which are home to antique shops and historical buildings.
Colchester Castle Museum is a great place for history lovers who want to delve into the city’s rich past.
Located on the ground floor, this room can be used as either a twin or double. Its ensuite bathroom features a double bath and walk in shower, with fluffy bathrobes and slippers to step out into.
Also situated on the ground floor, this family suite has a second bedroom with bunk beds, HD TV, Sky HD box, and either a PlayStation or Xbox to keep the kids happy. But one of the highlights of this suite is the large bathroom with double bath and walk in shower with body jets. You can even bring the furry family member along, as the suite is dog friendly.
A private terrace can be accessed from the French doors and is ideal for soaking up the views and summer sun with a drink or two.
In a quiet spot to the rear of the hotel, this first floor room has an extra sumptuous bathroom with roll top bath, swivel chair and walk in power shower. The lavish bed is the centrepiece of the bedroom and is dressed in goose down duvet and Egyptian cotton sheets.
Overlooking the hotel gardens, Tennyson has a pretty roof terrace, where you can enjoy the views. Soft furnishings are contemporary and inspired by the Beatles.
This is a quiet room with a calming ambience. There is a small step down to the bathroom, where you will find a separate bath and walk in power shower.
Looking out across the village of Dedham and Dedham Vale, Eliot even boasts a fabulous view from the bath, so you can totally relax and soak up the scenery.
Refurbished by Geraldine Milsom, Masefield has a separate dining area and its own private terrace. The room is also dog friendly.
With divine views of Dedham Vale, this luxury room was also refurbished by Geraldine Milsom. The ensuite features a roll top bath and walk in shower.
This is a spacious and bright room with dual aspect windows that frame vistas of Dedham Vale and the hotel gardens. The separate dining area lets you enjoy breakfast in your room.
In the centre of the hotel and overlooking Dedham Vale, Wordsworth has a dining area and granite and stone bathroom with a walk in power shower and bath.
This room is elegant and sophisticated with dual aspect windows that open out onto views of Dedham Vale and the village church and gardens. The super king size bed is draped in goose feather duvet and Egyptian cotton sheets.
Contemporary and unique furnishings give Kipling an individual charm, designed by Gerladine Milsom. The ensuite wet room has a power shower and Aromatherapy Associates toiletries.