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The Fountain House and Dedham Hall

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Great food and lovely garden setting in inspiring painting location. Country house atmosphere with very helpful owners. Bedrooms serviced well and all their staff work hard to please. Dedham itself is a delightful village within easy walking distance of the river stour.

Thank Margee B
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2015

I booked this meal as a surprise for my father's 80th birthday. We having been coming to the fountain house for many years and I'm pleased to report the standards of restaurant are still first class. The food is excellent with a variety of choice to cater for most people.The restaurant staff are all very friendly and looked after us...

Thank Chris W
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2015

We booked this so we could celebrate my 60th birthday with our family. Welcome was pleasant with offer of tea served in the residents lounge. It was accompanied by delicious brownies. Dinner was excellent and served in a very nice dining room. Staff were busy with guests booked on the art courses who ate in the room used at breakfast...

Thank Beerhunter11
Reviewed 30 June 2015

My partner and I stayed here on Saturday 27th June. In email communication booking the accommodation, Wendy said it was ok for us to arrive early and it would be ok to drop our bags. We did arrive early, Wendy literally showed us our room, opened the door for us then left us. No conversation or information was given. Felt...

2Thank TeresaEAR
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Great food, great course, great instruction and demo's and very friendly group of painters. If you paint Dedham is a must for a holiday, I am sure you will learn a lot and make good progress. Facilities are excellent. Some great places to visit and paint.

2Thank KeithSloan
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Threee on us stayed for one night over the EAster Break- aged 59 - 78 - one with mobility problems. Very helpful and friendly staff. We had 2 rooms in the annex part around the art studio. Lovely warm, clean and nicely decorated rooms. Lovely location just down the lane from Dedham High Street and only a few miles from...

1Thank Zoe1956
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I booked two rooms about six weeks ago. Arrived on Friday the 27th only to be told only one room available. The somewhat miserable owner blamed her husband for not putting it in the book. Had scrawled my details down and forgot!!. Fortunately the sun inn had a couple of rooms and as we had stayed there before it was...

3Thank NorfolkMike1414
WendyandJim, Owner at The Fountain House and Dedham Hall, responded to this review

We are so sorry that when you arrived at Dedham Hall we only had one room available when clearly you had reserved two. This is something that has never happened before and hopefully will never happen again. We were very happy that the Sun was able to accommodate you and you enjoyed your stay there. We were unable to contact...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Stayed at Dedham Hall for one night whilst visiting family in the area. The house is extremely cosy and has lots of character. Our double room had everything we needed, including tea making facilities, a television, large comfortable bed with high quality linen, ensuite bathroom with a fantastic walk in shower, no shortage of hot water, big fluffy towels and...

Thank Claire O
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Ambience of the Fountain House is excellent, staff very helpful, a really very pleasant evening meal for 2 couples, pretty good value and thoroughly enjoyable experience. A discrete place for couples to dine, and off the beaten track being off the main street in old Dedham village.

1Thank Alan W
Witham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2014

We were booked into Le Talbooth for dinner and wanted somewhere to stay overnight - the prices for the hotel linked to the restaurant were ridiculous so we found the Fountain House. Very glad we found it! Beautiful house,very quiet location and very hospitable hosts. We were greeted with complimentary tea and cake, our room was gorgeous - roomy, spotless...

1Thank George E

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dedham Hall is a family run Guest House set in 6 acres of fields adn gardens in the heart of Constable Country. Set back from the road at the end of Dedham High Street it is a 2 minute walk into the centre of the beautiful and historic village or a 20 minute walk along the river Stour to Flatford Mill immortalised by John Constable. The Fountain House restaurant is open to residents and non residents alike and is well known for its great cooking and atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fountain House and Dedham Hall

Address: Fountain House Dedham Hall Brook Street, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6AD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester > Dedham
Price Range: €75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
The Fountain House And Dedham Hall Hotel Dedham
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“Wifi available in lounge but not room”
 of 5 bubbles HofH999, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had two rooms, I preferred the front room, just my preference of the afternoon sun in the room. Both cosy!”
 of 5 bubbles nicholasw329, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“For art courses all the rooms are within easy access of the painting studio and car parking .”
 of 5 bubbles 686margeeb, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“None. All three rooms we used were very nice”
 of 5 bubbles Beerhunter11, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We only attended for an evening out and dinner.”
 of 5 bubbles 159alanw, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
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