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Maison Talbooth is a stunning Victorian country house hotel, enjoying a breathtaking position overlooking the Stour Valley in the heart of Constable Country.

Maison Talbooth opened in spring 2008 with renewed vigour and a great deal of wow factor. Three new suites have been built on the second floor making 12 bedrooms in all, many with beautiful views over the Dedham Vale.

The relaxing pool house area comes complete with outdoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, stoop deck with log-burning fire (perfect for cooler evenings) and tennis court. Guests can also pamper body and soul in the Maison’s day spa. The Treatment Rooms offer a wide variety of therapies by Dermalogica. Fine dining at Le Talbooth restaurant, situated in an idyllic position beside the river Stour, is just a minute away by courtesy car. Light meals are available all day at Maison, as well as the delightful afternoon tea in The Garden Room.

Maison Talbooth also runs a House Party package, perfect for guests wanting a private venue for an extra special party or celebration or even a corporate break – please ask for further details.

View Maison Talbooth’s entry in the Good Spa Guide

Need to Know

Check-in

Check-in at 3:00pm

Check-out

Check-out at 11:00am

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Activities

Incorporated in Pool House complex is the swimming pool, complete with outdoor hot tub, decking, covered stoop with log burning fire. Inside the pool house there is a dining area (complete with kitchen) which can be used for meetings, exclusive use and house parties, showers, changing areas plus a fully stocked bar. The tennis court on the upper lawn must surely have one of the best views in East Anglia, right across the Dedham Vale to Stratford St Mary.

Dogs Welcome

We are happy to accept guests and their well behaved dogs in our downstairs room – Kipling, Keats, Shakespeare, Masefield and Browning.

Hotel Facilities

Bars

Each of our luxurious bedrooms comes fully equipped with well stocked personal bars.

Dining

Le Talbooth Restaurant

Le Talbooth is the hotel’s award winning restaurant. The restaurant has an idyllic setting beside the River Stour and the terrace is covered by a large sail allowing guests to dine ‘al fresco’ during the summer.

Restaurant Opening Times

  • Lunch: Monday to Saturday, 12:00-2:15pm
  • Sunday: 12:00-2:15pm
  • Dinner: 7:00-9:30pm

The Spa

Maison Day Spa

From the moment you arrive at the Maison Day Spa for your appointment, be prepared to be pampered. We encourage guests to turn up a good 20 minutes before their treatment to unwind and relax in the sitting room. Settle down into a gorgeous deep sofa, leaf through a magazine or two while enjoying a fruit juice.

Spa Opening Times

8:30am to 8:30pm

Spa Facilities

Guests who are on spa packages get to use the hotel facilities (outdoor pool – heated to 85° all year, pool house, hot tub and tennis court) for the rest of their visit

Pricing

Guide price: Double room for two persons per night including full breakfast and VAT from £210-£420. Exclusive use rates from £220 per person per night. Family accommodation available.

For best available rates call 0800 089 3929

Offers & Packages

Our Best Deal

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50% discount on all rooms in January

Here is a great offer to start January 2017 in style.

All bedrooms at Maison Talbooth will be half price (yes, you did read that right!) throughout January, mainly due to the fact that the kitchen at Le Talbooth is having a complete facelift and will be closed for the first three weeks of the new year.

During this time, Le Talbooth Head Chef Andy Hirst along with Sous Chef Jamie Jackson will be moving up to the Maison and operating a ‘pop up restaurant’ in the Garden Room in the evening for hotel guests only. This will be a six course tasting menu with coffee and chocolates.

A four course tasting menu in the Garden Room, cooked by Le Talbooth team is definitely a one-off so don’t miss out on the experience.

Rooms start at just £117.50 for overnight accommodation and full English breakfast.

THE MENU

Roasted Cauliflower Velouté

Crispy chicken wing, almond and gaufrettes

Pan Roast Cornish Brill

Butternut squash, savoy cabbage with bacon and lentil sauce

Fillet of Dry Aged British Vale Beef

Salted brisket croustillant, spiced parsnip and swiss chard

Saint Dominique Dark Chocolate Delice

Tonka bean panna cotta, rice pudding, honeycomb and pear

Coffee and homemade chocolates

 

Available until 31/01/2017

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Inclusive Packages

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February – the month for romance

Treat your loved one to a romantic getaway at Maison Talbooth in Dedham next February.  This offer is a perennial favourite and combines a relaxing stay alongside a delicious dinner and a couple of little extras.

What’s included?

  • Overnight accommodation in the best available room
  • Full English breakfast
  • Red rose and chocolates
  • Bottle of Taittinger Champagne in your room on arrival
  • Three course dinner at Le Talbooth (free choice from the full menu)

All for just £175 per person

Month of Romance is based on double occupancy and is available throughout February excluding Saturday nights and Tuesday 14th February.

Available until 28/02/2017

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Spring into March

The evenings are beginning to draw out waiting for the clocks to ‘spring forward’ at the end of the month so March is a good time to come and visit this very special part of East Anglia.  Situated on the north Essex/ Suffolk border Maison Talbooth offers a host of interesting things to do, see and explore.

Aptly named Spring into Milsom Hotels, this overnight break offers:

  • Three course dinner at Le Talbooth restaurant (free choice from the full menu)
  • Overnight accommodation and full breakfast
  • Cream tea (2 scones, jam and clotted cream)
  • Bottle of Prosecco in your room on arrival

£170.00 per person

This break is available throughout March excluding Saturday nights

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Lazy Sundays At Maison Talbooth

Treat yourselves to our Lazy Sunday offer,  check in and take full advantage of the outdoor pool, hot tub, tennis court and the Treatments Rooms.

What’s included?

Overnight accommodation in the best available room with full English breakfast, three course dinner at Milsoms as Le Talbooth is closed on a Sunday evening but if you prefer you can have Sunday Lunch at Le Talbooth

£30 spa voucher per person

From £187.50 per person

 

 

 

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Last Minute Getaways

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Gourmet Getaway at Maison Talbooth

Maison Talbooth in Dedham have a fabulous package which gives you the chance to enjoy delicious food and luxurious accommodation.

Book the Gourmet Getaway package today and you’ll be able to relax with a glass of Champagne on arrival at the Suffolk hotel before being whisked to Le Talbooth in our Range Rover, where you’ll enjoy a three-course a la carte dinner before returning to the hotel.

After a great night’s rest in one of the 12 superb bedrooms, recharge with a full English breakfast the next morning, as well as making full use of the heated pool, hot-tub and tennis courts.

This offer, which also includes access to our treatment rooms, is just £180 per person and available on stays between Monday to Thursday, subject to availability and based on two people sharing.

All stays at Maison Talbooth include a mini-bar with complimentary soft drinks and Sky HD TV in your room, as well as free WiFi access and on-site car parking.

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Christmas & NYE

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Two Night Christmas Break at Maison Talbooth in Dedham

Come and stay in Constable Country this Christmas

Arrive on Christmas Eve in time for a delicious afternoon tea in the lounge, then relax before being taken down to Le Talbooth in our Range Rover for a three course dinner.

Enjoy a Champagne breakfast either in your room or the Garden Room on Christmas Day. Now is a perfect time to enjoy a gentle stroll into Dedham along the banks of the river Stour. Then it’s time for the main event at Le Talbooth, a Champagne and canapé reception followed by a four course lunch. In the evening a buffet supper will be served at the hotel

Depart after breakfast on Boxing Day

From £525 per person

If time allows, we suggest a visit to the coast and lunch at one of sister hotels The Pier at Harwich (not included in the break)

Available until 23/12/2016

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Map

Directions

By Road

From London, turn off the M25 on to the A12. Continue towards Ipswich, bypassing Colchester. Take the left exit signposted Stratford St Mary, Dedham and Higham. For the hotel, turn right at the bottom of the hill to Dedham and continue over the bridge for 300 yards. For the restaurant, continue around a sharp left bend.

By Air

40 miles from London Stansted Airport

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Attractions Near Maison Talbooth

Suffolk’s Artist’s Haven

The surrounding areas of Maison Talbooth have inspired artists for many years, notably encouraging the wonderful works of famous local artists Constable, Gainsborough and Munnings. Walks can be taken through the picturesque countryside, and along the stunning Suffolk coastline, where wonderers can familiarise themselves with the magnificent landscapes imitated in these artists’ paintings.

Suffolk Coastal Towns

Several towns along the coast of Suffolk offer the perfect opportunity to escape to the seaside, most notably the towns of Aldeburgh, Dunwich, Walberswick and the charming town of Southwold; each with their own unique characteristics, and not too far out of reach from Maison Talbooth.

Suffolk’s Oldest British Town

Only a fifteen minute drive and you can be in the heart of the oldest recorded town in Britain. Colchester holds all the historic features that you can expect of a long-established community, said to be standing prior to the Roman conquest of Britain. The town houses several museums and an Art Exchange that hosts temporary exhibitions and associated events throughout the year. Colchester is a busy town that boasts more than just its heritage and history, but also a wealth of attractions and activities to keep its 4.5 million visitors entertained every year.

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Weddings at Maison Talbooth

Maison Talbooth is a beautiful, stylish and intimate country house hotel offering the most picturesque and peaceful of wedding venues in Colchester. With incredible views across the Dedham Vale, including Constable’s Countryside, Maison Talbooth has room for up to 50 wedding guests with the hotel and landscaped gardens making the perfect backdrop for your special day.

Ideal for smaller weddings, exclusive use of Maison Talbooth includes 12 stunning rooms, the Lounge, Garden Room, Tennis Court, Hot Tub, Outdoor Heated Pool and stylish Pool House and the Gardens. Maison Talbooth’s in-house spa is perfect for pampering yourself with lavish treatments as you relax and indulge before your big day.

A luxurious home away from home, Maison Talbooth provides the ultimate intimate wedding venue in Colchester for up to 50 guests and holds a civil wedding licence.

Need to know

Packages

Wedding packages are available at Maison Talbooth with the Milsom Weddings team.

Civil ceremonies

Maison Talbooth holds a civil wedding licence for 50 guests.

Planning

Wedding planning services are available at Maison Talbooth.

House Parties at Maison Talbooth

A house party at Maison Talbooth gives you the chance to take over this fabulous Essex hotel with 12 bedrooms (up to 24 guests), the pool house, gardens and grounds.

Whether it’s one, two or more nights, our entire staff and facilities will be dedicated to you and your guests. Maison Talbooth is a relaxing country house hotel with Spa, 85° heated swimming pool, tennis court, outdoor hot tub and pool house with open fire, the perfect Essex party venue. If you’d like even more to do, we can organise games and events within the gardens or take advantage of everything happening in the local area.

Maison Talbooth house parties are great for birthdays, celebrations, anniversaries, team building and corporate events and even weddings.

Everything is included and prices start from £210 per person based on a Monday check in.

What’s included?

  • Afternoon tea on arrival for all guests
  • Champagne evening reception
  • Three-course dinner with accompanying wines
  • Lounge drinks service
  • Pool house honesty bar
  • Overnight luxury accommodation
  • Complimentary soft drinks, treats and snacks in the bedrooms
  • Sky In-Room (all channels, Sky HD)
  • Full breakfast menu
  • 85° heated pool – all year!
  • Outdoor hot tub and open log fire
  • Treatment Rooms not included but can be booked exclusively
  • Outstanding views from your own private country house residence

Need to know

What does it cost?

Prices begin from £210 per person based on 24 people checking in on a Monday during low season. View all prices.

Are there additional costs?

Everything is included. The only additional costs would be alcoholic drinks from the mini bar, any spa treatments or special requests.

Can I pay over a longer period?

By all means. If you have a date in mind we can arrange a payment plan to suit you, subject to a minimum deposit.

Meetings at Maison Talbooth

Day delegate rate: from £65
24-hour delegate rate: from £220

Max no. of delegates:
24 (boardroom style)
30 (theatre style)