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Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Breakfast Available
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Charming
Location
Full view
Getting there
Southend Municipal Airport32 km
Stansted Airport43 km
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed here overnight whilst visiting friends in the area. Really nice room, 3 or 4 rooms in a block adjacent to the pub. Staff very helpful and friendly, nothing too much trouble. Room was big, plenty of space, HUGE bed, very comfy, bathroom was a...More

Thank Dillydots
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

A group of us met at The Fox for lunch on New Year’s Eve after a long and muddy country morning walk. There were about 13 of us so we had pre-ordered. The reception by the staff was very friendly and they weren’t remotely bothered...More

Thank Mooseman543
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This place looks good when you arrive but after being shown to the wrong room that is a separate building you wil find: NO WIFI , you need to drive 4 miles to a macdonalds a desk that can not be used as a desk...More

3  Thank daveinglasgow
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Refurbished pub in quiet village. Evening meal was excellent. Accommodation spotless with new bathrooms just a short walk to the rear of the pub. Friendly land lady. A dinner B&B package would be useful. Good selection of ale

Thank FatControllerLondon
Response from Jonathan C, Owner at The Layer FoxResponded 31 March 2016

Thank you - we will look at your idea of a dinner b+b package. Makes sense.

Reviewed 28 October 2015

Came here for dinner in August after pub recently refurbished. There were 6 of us who sat down for an evening meal. Menu not great - I struggled to find something I liked. Everything is served with chips! I asked for a starter for a...More

3  Thank poshblondy
Response from Jonathan C, Owner at The Layer FoxResponded 31 March 2016

You are right! When you came in August 2015 we had just re-opened after a major refurb with new staff and there were some issues - so we changed key kitchen staff, the menus and the service . If you let me or the manager...More

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"find anywhere else or sleep in your car"
daveinglasgow
25 Jul 2017
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"we stayed in room 1 - only 4 of them and they are all the same high quality"
sh_ronm
21 Sep 2015
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"Any, all the same. Wifi available in the pub"
addlethorpe
8 Apr 2015
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"No WiFi in rooms, but free WiFi in pub. Only four rooms - we had the purple one."
BumbleB999
18 Jul 2014
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FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Sleepy Fox B&B
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandColchester
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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