Maison Talbooth

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A complimentary bottle of champagne in your suite.

Country house with riverside restaurant in pretty Dedham Vale

Set on the Suffolk borders, Maison Talbooth has plenty of Wow factor – not to mention three private outdoor hot tubs in its three lavishly appointed Principal suites.

From Our Guestbook

"Wow, this was a fantastic place to stay. The Champagne package is great value and we loved our hot tub!…"
Mel, Felixstowe. Stayed November 2013

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Know It All

Hit the spot
Five minutes from pretty Dedham village, on the Suffok borders.

Come here for...
• Lavish country living 90 minutes from London. • The three Principal suites with outdoor hot tubs. • The all-seasons outdoor heated pool.

Amenities
There's a tennis court here and treatment rooms where you can book a range of body and beauty treatments. The outdoor heated pool has a hot tub and pool house. Riverside Le Talbooth restaurant is five minutes from the hotel, with a complimentary car shuttle on hand.

Good to know
After a Principal suite with hot tub? Early booking essential!

Bedtime...

Bedrooms
12 suites including three with a hot tub and terrace.

Special features
All suites have DVD players, kingsize beds, goose feather duvets and Egyptian cotton sheets. And of course the three Principal suites have those outdoor hot tubs...

Pillow Talk
The three Principal suites with private outdoor hot tubs are well worth splashing out for. (See details of our Hot Tub Champagne Getaway package). The Deluxe suites are also beautifully done: we loved Betjeman, while Shelley has a jacuzzi bath in the middle of the room. Among the Superior suites, Eliot has a wow-factor bathroom.

Eat & Drink

Dining in
Beamed Le Talbooth restaurant (five minutes away) serves modern English cuisine amid crisp white linen, smart leather chairs and Zoffany fabrics. Expect award-winning food and spot-on service: tuck into roast lobster tail and monkfish, breast of quail en croute and Valrhona chocolate Black Forest gateau. Try the hand-dived scallops, the roast lobster tail cooked in vermouth or maybe a Chateaubriand for two.

You can dine on the terrace beneath Le Talbooth's signature curved sail in the summer months – and if you over indulge, there's a courtesy car to take you back. Come here on summer Sundays for a riverside BBQ with a jazz or steel band.

Breakfast
Breakfast is served in the Garden Room until 10:30am. Dine out on the terrace if it's sunny.

Room service
Available morning and evening. Daytime fare at the Maison includes Club sandwiches, wraps and freshly baked scones.

Activities

See & Do
Trawl for antiques in pretty Dedham, where you can stroll along the river – just pick up a walking map. Admire the equestrian prints and paintings of Sir Alfred Munnings in the museum of his name just outside the village.

This is Constable country, so don’t miss a trip to the painter's birthplace at Flatford Mill in the village of East Bergholt, where there's also a lock and barge dock. Earn your lunch by rowing along the River Stour with a picnic and a bottle of chilled white wine – there's a boating station in Dedham. If you prefer salt water, staff can arrange for you to hire a sailboat from The Pier at Harwich and head out to sea.

Spa
There's every excuse for some pampering in Maison Talbooth's treatment rooms. Opt for a side-by-side chillout and detox massage, some oxyjet skin-smoothing therapy, a sea mud wrap or a salt scrub and full body mapping. You'll also have full use of the hotel's heated outdoor pool and jacuzzi. There's also a tennis court and a pool house with sofas, a surround-sound TV and an honesty bar.

Diary Dates
July
Join in the annual Harwich Festival – seven days of music, theatre, storytelling and visual arts.

Extas

A complimentary bottle of champagne in your suite.

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ESSENTIAL INFO

Rates Guide

GBP 230 - 405

Check In

15:00

Check Out

11:00

Minimum Night Stay

Two nights at weekends

Open/Closed

Open all year

Air Conditioning

Yes – in some rooms.

Children

Welcome

Pets

Dogs welcome by arrangement

Wedding License?

Yes – for up to 50 guests, based on exclusive hire..

GETTING THERE

Location

Dedham, Colchester, Essex CO7 6HN

Parking

There is free guest parking.

Trains

Colchester and Manningtree stations – five miles.

Taxis

GBP 15-20 from Colchester station.

Airport

London Stansted – 60 miles. Transfers can be arranged.

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Call us on 01225 428888

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