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The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

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“cooking class”(172 reviews)
“culinary resort”(94 reviews)
“chef's table”(40 reviews)
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Just spent a weekend at the Essex Inn. My only complaint is that we couldn't stay longer. The room was very nice. The location is beautiful. The golf course is right across the street and as long as there is no tournament going on a...More

2  Thank Sheryl B
Response from EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 31 August 2014

Dear Sheryl B, Thank you for giving us the opportunity to be a part of your weekend away! Naz Jenulevich Director of Resort Operations

Reviewed 19 August 2014

This is the second time my wife and I have visited this inn. Both times have been wonderful. The first time we both attended a cooking class which was very good. This last time we tried out their new restaurant and the food was out...More

2  Thank papacran
Response from EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 31 August 2014

Dear papacran, It is such a great compliment when a guest returns after having an enjoyable stay only to have another positive experience. Your praise of Junction, Jill at the Front Desk and Holly at the Tavern are much appreciated and thank you for your...More

Reviewed 19 August 2014

My husband and two teenagers stayed in this resort just one night, wish it were more. Upon arrival check in was very thorough and quick. In the main building lobby there is complimentary iced tea and cookies throughout the day. We visited but did not...More

1  Thank mickeyfanforever
Response from EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 31 August 2014

Dear mickeyfanforever, Thank you for staying with us and for having a great time enjoying all the Resort has to offer. Naz Jenulevich Director of Resort Operations

Reviewed 18 August 2014

I don't get what's so great about this hotel. My fella and I spent two nights here over the summer and, while the size of our room was substantial, our stay was unimpressive. We began by waking up to no coffee. Our room had been...More

1  Thank Elizabeth G
Response from EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 31 August 2014

Dear Elizabeth G, Please accept my apology for the missteps with breakfast. I have shared this information with our Director of Culinary Services so she may speak with the individuals working that day to ensure they are aware of what is expected. Our Housekeepers are...More

Reviewed 15 August 2014

The good: nice staff. Easy to get to. Nice afternoon wine and cheese deal. The not so: Feels slightly neglected. Grounds to linens, carpets to paint, all a little beaten up. Needs some buffing up to charge the rates they're asking.More

Thank MattDenver
Response from EssexResort-VT, Director of Resort Operations at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 31 August 2014

Dear MattDenver, Thank you for your praise and recognition of our friendly associates. We do have great, genuine hospitality professionals that work to ensure every guest has a great visit. Each Friday at 3pm we invite on of our wine merchants in to host an...More

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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
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371traceym
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Response from Anders F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no. It would definitely be a great experience, but we are living in Europe and will unfortunately not go to the US in December.
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theresame2015
12 September 2017|
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Hi, I haven't heard about that and don't see it on their website. I recommend giving them a call.
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Hi Janice! Our property loves welcoming pups and their owners to Vermont and even offer a Bone-Appetite package!
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