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The Mistley Thorn

Traveller (73)
Room & Suite (32)
Dining (12)
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
The Mistley Thorn is located in the centre of the historic coastal village of Mistley and is two minutes walk from Mistley station, which has direct services to Colchester, Harwich and London Liverpool Street. Built as a coaching inn circa 1723, The Mistley Thorn offers award-winning dining and accommodation in tastefully designed surroundings opposite the River Stour. American born executive chef Sherri Singleton has developed a menu using the best of the area’s seasonal produce.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room features
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Great View
Full view
51Somewhat walkable
Grade: 51 out of 100
10Restaurantswithin 1 km
2Attractionswithin 1 km
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93Room tips
Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
Unpretentious and really good, interesting menu of much locally sourced quality ingredients, and an excellent value well selected wine list. There is a cooker school here too and no wonder it's a popular venue. Book well ahead for a weekend table or room for an overnight stay.
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We have stayed at the Thorn before, as it's convenient for the ferry at Harwich, and we were not disappointed this time. The bedroom was thoughtfully equipped, with a lovely hot shower for recovering from the foul weather which coincided with our weekend. In winter, when
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We went with some friends who stay there couple of months ago and they recommend mistley thorn for dinner on Sunday, my experience was second to none,the food was so fantastic I had the roast beef it was so nice I could have eaten it again if I had room, didn’t have a desert as
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Had Sunday lunch with friends it was just amazing food was lovely as was the staff We stayed in September for 2 nights that was lovely Re bad reviews I’m shocked. But defo no the case We will be back The roast beef was lovely well cooked such great value with a wide range of
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Having had a wonderful first time experience at The Thorn, I was eager to return. Despite having made a lunch booking we were waved vaguely towards an unset table with bench seating. Our waitress wasn't welcoming or particularly friendly. I had the impression that she
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Lovely view of Robert Adam's fountain and bathhouse
"Just amazing"
"Ask for the apartments across the street they are rommier"
"A view over the estuary"
"Good views from the front of the hotel"
"Top floor rooms have sloping ceilings so perhaps not so good for the taller person. View over river. Traffic noise if windows open"
USD 134 - USD 198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandMistley
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