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This hotel is set amidst 320 acres of open countryside, featuring two golf courses. The spacious bedrooms are furnished to a high standard and have excellent facilities. The public rooms offer a high degree of comfort and include five bars, two restaurants and a large lounge. The property also boasts extensive leisure facilities.

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4 Star Hotel

Spacious and stylish rooms in vast open countryside

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- AA Inspector
Five Lakes Resort
Colchester Road, TOLLESHUNT KNIGHTS, Maldon, CM9 8HX
Phone : 01621 868888

Features

Rooms
  • En-suite rooms: 194
  • Family rooms: 4
  • Bedrooms Ground: 40
  • Satellite TV available
  • Free TV
  • Broadband available
  • WiFi available
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Ironing facilities
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
Leisure
  • Indoor Pool
  • Golf Course
  • Hard Tennis Court
  • Squash Courts
  • Gym available
  • Spa Available
  • Snooker
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme
Facilities
  • Lift available
  • Night porter available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 550
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 3
  • Walk-in showers
Opening Times
  • Open all year
Weddings
  • Maximum number of guests: 250

About The area

Discover Essex

Essex is full of pleasant surprises. It has the largest coastline of any county in England, with its fair share of castles, royal connections and scenic valleys. Take Colchester, for example, which was built by the Romans and is Britain’s oldest recorded town. Its castle contains the country’s largest Norman keep and yet, a stone’s throw from here, East Anglia’s newest arts centre promises to put Colchester firmly on the map as Essex’s capital of culture.

Tidal estuaries are plentiful and their mudflats offer migrating birds a winter feeding place. Essex was known as the land of the East Saxons and for centuries people from all over Europe settled here, each wave leaving its own distinctive cultural and social mark on the landscape. Walking a little off the beaten track will lead you to the rural retreats of deepest Essex, while all over the county there are ancient monuments to explore: 

  • the great Waltham Abbey
  • Greensted, thought to be the oldest wooden church in the world
  • the delightful village of Pleshey has one of the finest examples of a former motte-and-bailey castle
  • Hedingham Castle, magnificently preserved and dating from the 11th century.

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