Welcome to Wivenhoe House. Surrounded by stunning parkland, yet only minutes from Colchester, Britain’s oldest recorded town. Wivenhoe House is a beautiful four-star luxury hotel, combining the romance and history of an eighteenth-century Grade II listed house with all the comforts for the leisure and business traveller.
The small pretty quayside town of Wivenhoe is less than a 5-minute drive or half an hour's walk from the hotel. Colchester the oldest recorded town in Britain, is less than 10 minute drive or can be reached by the local bus service. The surrounding Essex countryside is home to numerous rivers, walks, and charming sights making the property a great base to explore the local area.
Wivenhoe House is committed to ensuring every guest enjoys a memorable experience from the moment they enter the doors. The difference is in the detail.
What makes a stay at Wivenhoe House unique?
Since its earliest days, Wivenhoe House has played its part in shaping history. As the home of the pioneering Edge Hotel School, it continues to do so. Dedicated undergraduates looking to make their mark in the world of hospitality, working alongside a highly skilled professional team, ensuring a superb level of service for all guests.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Wivenhoe House?
Wivenhoe House has 16 rooms in the main historic house, 7 of which are the most luxurious with roll-top baths, and 24 rooms in the new modern extension, some of which have balconies. All rooms host tea and coffee-making facilities, a safe, dressing gowns, and slippers.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
The brasserie and bar are open every day for lunch, and dinner and impressive afternoon tea is served in the brasserie from Wednesday to Sunday.