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Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes

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Five Lakes Hotel, Golf, Country Club and Spa is a 4 star hotel offering some of the finest and most extensive health, leisure and sports facilities in the area. Set in 320 acres the 194 en-suite bedrooms overlook the attractive countryside and each is spacious and comfortably furnished. There is a choice of restaurants and bars. Leisure facilities include a luxury spa, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and well-equipped gym. Golfers will enjoy the two 18-hole courses. Only an hour from London, and Stansted Airport, the hotel is ideal for both business and leisure guests
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Southend Municipal Airport25 km
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice room overlooking the golf course, easy check in, a comprehensive choice of breakfast. I always feel a rating should reflect the value, five lakes hotel offered excellent value for money. The hotel was busy as there seemed to be a couple of big functions...More

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Response from Adriana Santoro H, Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five LakesResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for choosing Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes. We are pleased that overall your experience was a positive, enjoyable one and that the golf course view enhanced your visit. Your lovely comments are very much appreciated and we hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I have to say when you want some flexibility on being able to get into a restaurant ten mins before it opens to simply sit in the quiet and have a well earned drink knowing one cannot order is key. To hear a no we...More

Thank Roger M
Response from Adriana Santoro H, Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five LakesResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes for the occasion of your visit. Your comments for Sunan are noted and I am grateful you took this opportunity to comment so favourably on your recent experience, which was enhanced by Sunan. I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with a party of 8 for a special friend and family spa weekend. The initial impression was grand, professional and what i would expect for a 4 start hotel. But very quickly as the overnight stay unfolded, it was obvious thing have started...More

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Response from Adriana Santoro H, Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five LakesResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for choosing Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes. It is disappointing to read your review wherein you have highlighted maintenance and housekeeping issues. I do hope that you were able to bring any concerns to our attention at the time, as I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a quiet nice and spacious room. The reception is very friendly and I really recommend the restaurant inside the hotel for dinner. Also the breakfast is having a great variety of food. The location around is very quiet and idyllic - awesome for...More

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Response from Adriana Santoro H, Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five LakesResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes. It is great to know that your visit was an enjoyable one; particularly your dining experience both at dinner and breakfast - thank you for your positive...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I and my husband stayed over night having attended our Dad’s 90th Birthday. The rooms are fabulous! The beds the best I have slept in! The food excellent from Breakfast to dinner and especially Oliver our waiter who nothing was too much trouble. We are...More

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Response from Adriana Santoro H, Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five LakesResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are beyond delighted that the very special birthday of George was such a resounding success in all that you experienced at his 90th birthday celebrations. Your special mention of Oliver will be passed to his manager - thank you....More

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Response from 121lozzy | Reviewed this property |
We couldn't....we waited while after 3pm, then went to the desk, and were told we could book in - we asked how come we weren't told, but they said it had just become available! Good Luck x
17 August 2018|
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Response from ZoeRK | Reviewed this property |
We weren't offered any free children's breakfast or meals at all and we stayed 5 nights. Children aged 8&11.
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Response from Adriana Santoro H | Property representative |
A hairdryer is available in each hotel room. Kind regards
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"Couldn’t rate service,value or sleep quality, I would have rated 5,4 and 10 out of 5 for sleep quality, the..."
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