Wivenhoe House is a shining four star

Wivenhoe House Hotel, home of the Edge Hotel School has maintained its AA four star rating and increased its merit score to 84 per cent, the maximum score for a four-star property.

The average score for a four-star AA property in the UK is 79 per cent.

General Manager Oliver Brown said: “This score reflects the commitment and professionalism of everyone who works here, including the Edge Hotel School students.

“We are very proud of the elegance and history of our Grade II listed property and we take great care in maintaining its appearance, both inside and out.”

In the report, the inspector highlighted the “welcoming and very friendly team” and praised the newly refurbished brasserie saying it “makes for great impact; light and airy, chic and modern décor”. She also reported that the new look bar area “looks chic and trendy”.

The inspector also commended the housekeeping team for “very good levels of cleanliness.”

For further information please contact

Heather Leathley

PR Officer

Wivenhoe House

07791 724736


find us, however you travel
By car:

Whether approaching Wivenhoe House from London and the South or Ipswich and the North via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester (A133). Follow the A133 towards Clacton, ignore the entrance to the Knowledge Gateway, continue along the A133 then take the B1028 for Wivenhoe before turning right into Boundary Road, then right again 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 the glorious house from the road.

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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.