Built in 1885, in the Italian style, as a private residence, the main feature of this imposing building is the attractive tower at its northeast corner. It has a wealth of ornamental ceiling cornices, beautiful architraves and is crowned by an impressive balustrade. It is not surprising to find this is a classified Grade Two Listed Building. Set in its very own pleasant leafy grounds, it retains an air of bygone elegance and class.
Having wide and easy access to the main road at either end of its sweeping drive along with ample parking space, it has made an admirable transformation to its new life as one of the areas leading hotels.
The bedrooms are spacious, some of which are named after prominent people in the history of Harwich and Dovercourt.
All rooms are centrally heated for your comfort. Each room has private en-suite facilities with hairdryer, telephone, colour television and a free WiFi Broadband internet connection.
There is also provision for guests to enjoy tea or coffee as early or late as they wish. Several of the rooms can comfortably accommodate family groups. Room service will happily provide an early morning call and newspapers should you so wish.
Our magnificent restaurant retains all its delicately sculpted ceiling mouldings and cornices that have been faithfully restored and repaired in the original pastel colours whilst crystalline chandeliers are suspended from intricate ceiling roses.
There is an excellent range of traditional dishes as well as more imaginative and adventurous meals, all complemented by quality wines from our carefully selected wine list. It is perfect for small business receptions, lunch and dinner parties or family celebrations.
Named after the Beatles song Elanor Rigby, our bar has many authentic features and provides a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy a drink.
Rigby’s Bar offers a wide range of refreshments including popular beers and serves tempting bar meals. It is very popular with non-residents who enjoy the pleasant surroundings and friendly ambiance.
These are general hotel policies for
As they may vary per room type; please also check the room description.
Cancellation Policy12 Noon Day Prior to Arrival. (unless specified otherwise in the room description)
Payment PolicyYour card is only used to secure the reservation. Full payment will be debited upon arrival/departure.
BreakfastRates exclude breakfast (unless specified otherwise in the room description)
Children and Extra Bed PolicyChildren Welcome.
Accessibility PolicyHotel has Disabled Access Facilities
Accepted Credit CardsMaestro. Mastercard. Solo Debit Card. Visa.