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2 Malting Green Road Layer De La Haye, Colchester CO2 0JH England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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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

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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

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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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About
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
4
Formerly known as
The Sleepy Fox B&B
Also Known As
The Layer Fox Colchester, Essex
Location
United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
4
Formerly known as
The Sleepy Fox B&B
Also Known As
The Layer Fox Colchester, Essex
Location
United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester
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Traveller (10)
Room & Suite (3)
Dining (1)
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"find anywhere else or sleep in your car"
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"we stayed in room 1 - only 4 of them and they are all the same high quality"
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"Any, all the same. Wifi available in the pub"
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"No WiFi in rooms, but free WiFi in pub. Only four rooms - we had the purple one."
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