Our Rooms and Suites

set in tranquil parkland, every bedroom at Wivenhoe House offers superior comfort and the latest technology


choose from our impressive selection of rooms

In the stunningly restored historic house, you’ll find 16 spacious and elegant rooms and suites. The hotel’s garden wing offers a further 24 rooms with delightful views over Wivenhoe House’s manicured lawns and parkland.

Family rooms

We have the option to convert some rooms into suites with interconnecting doors, for families to enjoy.  In some rooms we have sofa beds, which are suitable for a maximum of two under 11 year olds or one 11 to 15 year old. In our spacious rooms, you will be able to use your own travel cots for younger children.


find us, however you travel
By car:

When using a SATNAV please enter the location WIVENHOE, Colchester (do not use a postcode as this will direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park).

Take the exit marked Colchester (A133)
Follow the A133 towards Clacton
Please follow signs for WIVENHOE
You will see a black sign on your right which says, ‘Wivenhoe House & The Brasserie’, turn right here into PARK ROAD
The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex, but PARK ROAD leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see our beautiful house from the road on your right
CONTINUE to follow the signs for WIVENHOE HOUSE and it will lead you to us.

If you would like any help with directions, please do call us on 01206 863666 and a member of our team will be able to assist you.

By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.

By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.