We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa

Save
Traveller (380)
Room & Suite (262)
Storyboard
You may also like
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cooking class”(175 reviews)
“culinary resort”(98 reviews)
“chef's table”(40 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Shuttle or Taxi Services
Room Service
4 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Additional information
You may also like
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
1 Jul2 Jul
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$166.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Essex hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "e35f9d0c23b047aaa727471c87b0a8b0", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":100056,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[53902934],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":1,"month":7,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":2,"month":7,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":166,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"e35f9d0c23b047aaa727471c87b0a8b0","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":166,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":166,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImUzNWY5ZDBjMjNiMDQ3YWFhNzI3NDcxYzg3YjBhOGIwIiwiQUlLIjoiOGM5NjUzYzI5MDhjNDEzNzgxY2FkMzYzY2Q3MzFkZDUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "01/07/2018", "checkOut": "02/07/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$166", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"53902934":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (1,527)
There are newer reviews for The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
1,491 results
Traveller rating
697
409
193
126
66
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
697
409
193
126
66
Show reviews that mention
All reviewscooking classculinary resortchef's tableculinary instituteoutlet malltavern restaurantmain buildingthe outdoor hot tubsteam roomtennis courtscouples massagegrounds are lovelyroom was largefitness centergreat weekendcookiesburlington area
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 25 of 1,491 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I spent this past weekend for our 20th anniversary. The only reason we stayed was the awesome deal via Hotels.com ($100 CDN per night) Normally this time of year it's $433 USD. The room was very large plenty of room. The bed was a bit...More

1  Thank atsendel
Response from Taylor V, Social Media Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, atsendel. While we are glad you enjoyed your spa and dining experience, we are sorry the certain aspects of your stay did not meet your expectations, especially the things you detailed at our...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This place is absolutely beautiful. The food is excellent and is cooked to order right in front of you. The staff are extremely friendly and willing to help with anything you need. The room are very comfortable with an eclectic design. I would recommend this...More

Thank Nicholas H
Response from Taylor V, Social Media Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 16 April 2018

We’re so glad to read that you had a great experience, Nicholas! The team here at The Essex is happy to hear such great feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your meal at Junction, our staff and our rooms. We hope to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

The staff is very nice, but I feel the hotel is very run down...I did not sleep well...first night we could not open windows and it was hot and noisy, I was moved to a room where I could open my window, but it was...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank 372allisond
Response from Taylor V, Social Media Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, 371allisond. We are sorry that we did not meet your expectations. Our team is looking into the two rooms you stayed in to make sure they fit our standards for our guests. We...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018

If you love great food and a relaxing spa, this is the perfect place in the area. The resort has wonderful restaurants. The spa is quiet and relaxing away from the main building. Great price for the level of service you receive.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank NA N
Response from Taylor V, Social Media Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for visiting The Essex and sharing your experience with us! We are so glad to read you enjoyed our restaurants and your time at the spa. We hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, The Essex Team

Reviewed 5 April 2018

The guest rooms at The Essex are large, and ours had an electric "woodstove" in it. The bed was very comfortable too. We had a full breakfast delivered to our room in the morning - made to order, hot, and delivered in 20 minutes! After...More

Thank Janeaaa
Response from Taylor V, Social Media Manager at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & SpaResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for visiting The Essex and sharing your experience with us, Janeaaa! We are so glad to read you enjoyed your room and that you got to have a full breakfast - in bed, we hope! We look forward to seeing you again soon!...More

View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in Essex
See allSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Shuttle Bus Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$162 - US$383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$162 - US$383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (380)
Room & Suite (262)
Dining (66)
Pool & Beach (33)
Amenities (90)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
helmsman1
20 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Gayle M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are both handicapped accessible.
0
Votes
371traceym
23 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Anders F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no. It would definitely be a great experience, but we are living in Europe and will unfortunately not go to the US in December.
0
Votes
Google Translation
theresame2015
12 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from adsmith60 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I haven't heard about that and don't see it on their website. I recommend giving them a call.
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Ask for a corner room in the main building. They are spacious and comfortable."
Read review
"Spend the money for a studio- it's worth it! Manor rooms were wonderful."
Read review
"All rooms seem to be the same."
Read review
"the staff is very nice, but I feel the hotel is very run down...I did not sleep well...first night we could..."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing