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Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went for a relaxing weekend break and found it to be just right. We were not golfers but found enough to do outside of that. Large heated indoor pool with jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. Well equipped gym for the athletic types and a spa for pampering.

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Adriana Santoro H, Hotel Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know that your recent visit to Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester – Five Lakes was a most enjoyable time for you. As you have experienced, the Resort has much to offer and we are delighted to know that everything met and possibly exceeded your experience. Hoping your will return in...

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

We stayed for a couple of nights with our kids, for a Easter holiday break. The leisure facilities are superb, we went swimming both days and the pool was quiet although it may have helped that it was midweek. We at ate in the restaurant on both days for breakfast and dinner. The breakfast had loads of choice. Dinner was...

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Adriana Santoro H, Hotel Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments, we are all delighted that your stay was such a perfect visit for you and your family. It was very kind of you to specially mention our welcoming and helpful team and of course, we will always do our level best to ensure our guests have a memorable time with us, I...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A group of 8 ladies went here for a weekend of golf last weekend. We stayed overnight on the Sunday, having played gold on the Links course on Sunday and on the Lakes course Monday morning. The meals were excellent; lots of choices and ample amounts! All the hotel staff were very helpful and friendly. A special mention for the...

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Adriana Santoro H, Hotel Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

Thank you so much for letting us know that your visit to Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester – Five Lakes was such an enjoyable experience for your golf group. Our team will always do their level best to ensure all our guests have a memorable and enjoyable time. I note your particular mention of two of our Pro Shop team –...

East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is dark, loud and impersonal. The reception staff didn't know what they were doing and messed up bookings. The dining area was so echoing that we were unable to converse properly. The food was good. The service not so good.

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Adriana Santoro H, Hotel Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes. I am sorry for that you felt we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. Kind regards

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a nice time and would go back as the package we had was great value for money but staff are very young and feel a bit untrained and lack common sense, but I guess you get what you pay for. Service at restaurant very slow but food very good. Buffet breakfast was excellent. Buffet lunch looked awful and tasted...

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Adriana Santoro H, Hotel Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

Thank you first of all choosing Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester – Five Lakes as your hotel destination on this occasion. We take on board your feedback and apologise if you felt your visit did not entirely meet your expectations. However, amongst the negatives which we will action resolves if necessary, may we thank you for those positive comments. Best regards.  

Deal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights for a conference. The room was lovely, bed very comfy. The food was sadly not great except for the cooked breakfast. The evening meal was a buffet selection which wasn't brilliant. The conference meal was average. Soup was weak and meat tough but other than that the actual location is beautiful and facilities are great.

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Adriana Santoro H, Hotel Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

It is appreciated that you have taken the time to review your recent visit. However, your dining experience overall is disappointing to read. I have shared your comments with our Executive Chef and also our Food & Beverage Manager for them to review going forward. Meanwhile, I am pleased that the hotel itself met and hopefully exceeded your expectations. I...

Somerset
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a pleasant stay. Ground floor room with no security locks on windows so had to keep them closed. Really stuffy. Stain on ceiling, no mattress protector, grubby shower with paint peeling, badly positioned sockets, radiator with towel rail over directly next to toilet, just badly thought out. I would not stay here again.

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Adriana Santoro H, Hotel Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We have taken on board the issues you have highlighted. Our Maintenance and Housekeeping Managers will be actioning remedial work soonest. Apologies that your visit did not meet your expectations o this occasion. Best regards

Horley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good value for money for a venue not too far away. Although the weather was 'iffy' we enjoyed a lovely two night stay with three days of golf. The first night the hotel was taken over for a large Dutch car rally but the staff coped well. The hotel has a spa, pool and gym that looked good but...

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Adriana Santoro H, Hotel Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

We appreciate that you have taken the time to post your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that your golf break was a super experience for you and despite the horrid weather of late, it was still a good experience. I do regret that you did not have enough time to utilise the hotel’s facilities, but perhaps next time....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time at the 5 lakes resort. Stayed in the village rooms and it was stunning. Golf course was brilliant and the staff where so professional and friendly. Special mention to Sophie who was serving us every night with cocktails. Worked very hard and was very polite and friendly. Made the stay that much better meeting nice people...

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Adriana Santoro H, Hotel Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

Thank you first of all for choosing Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes. Your comments are truly appreciated and it is great to hear that you had such an enjoyable time with us. Thank you for your special mention of Sophie; your comments have already been passed to her line manager. Hope to see you soon. With kind regards

Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

5 of us girls stayed Friday to Sunday, all the staff were so lovely and really helpful and friendly, loved the food in the restaurant couldn't fault....great bar service, lovely clean spacious rooms, comfortable beds. All of us girls had different spa treatments and each of us loved them, very chilled out and relaxing....going back next year for more. Definitely...

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Adriana Santoro H, Hotel Manager at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to let us know that your visit to Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes was such an enjoyable experience for you all and all aspects met and hopefully exceeded your expectations. Your great comments have already been shared with our team - thank you. We look forward to welcoming you...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Five Lakes Hotel, Golf, Country Club and Spa is a 4 star hotel offering some of the finest and most extensive health, leisure and sports facilities in the area. Set in 320 acres the 194 en-suite bedrooms overlook the attractive countryside and each is spacious and comfortably furnished. There is a choice of restaurants and bars. Leisure facilities include a luxury spa, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and well-equipped gym. Golfers will enjoy the two 18-hole courses. Only an hour from London, and Stansted Airport, the hotel is ideal for both business and leisure guests ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes

Address: Colchester Road, Tolleshunt Knights CM9 8HX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Tolleshunt Knights
Price Range: £61 - £157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes 4*
Number of rooms: 194
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Also Known As:
Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes Hotel Tolleshunt Knights
Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester 5 Lakes
Five Lakes Hotel Country
Five Lakes Resort Country
Five Lakes Hotel Essex
Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes Essex/Tolleshunt Knights
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“Rooms overlooking the golf course have noise from early morning grass cutting of the greens”
SeanB533, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Best rooms overlooking the golf course”
Hattie80, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“If you ask for a room for 3 - check it has 3 beds”
AMJJ-1, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“The 'village' were well appointed.”
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“The rooms behind he spa are lovely, I was in 142 it's really quiet and there is a little outside balcony in the spa area.”
Chickenlover9, 14 May 2017 | Read review
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