Maison Talbooth Exterior


Maison Talbooth has an enviable location overlooking the Dedham Vale, the area which was home to the artist John Constable in the late 1700’s. Maison Talbooth has twelve individually designed bedrooms, each different in style and character. While there is plenty to do and see in the area, perhaps the highlight of a stay at the Maison is dinner at Le Talbooth, which is just a minute away in the hotels courtesy car.

The  hotel’s day spa offers a variety of treatments and day spa package,s the outdoor pool is heated all year round, while the all-weather tennis court offers far reaching views over the Vale and beyond. The log fire by the pool is lit every day, a perfect place to relax before dinner.

Maison Talbooth is also renowned for ‘exclusive’House Parties allowing guests to take over the hotel for a night (or two) for a celebration with friends, family or business colleagues. The hotel is the highest rated in Essex with four AA red stars for hospitality and three AA rosettes for dining.



Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double ensuite roomfrom £200.00 to £345.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast
Twin ensuite roomfrom £200.00 to £345.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Accessible Rooms
  • Assisted wheelchair users
  • Disabled facilities
  • Independent wheelchair users
  • Part-time wheelchair users

Booking & Payment Details

  • American Express accepted
  • Christmas special programme
  • Travel agent bookings
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted


  • Cooked Breakfast
  • Evening meals - Guest dine at Le Talbooth or Milsoms, a minute away in our courtesy car
  • Licenced (table or bar)
  • Special diets available
  • Vegetarian diet available


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment only
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Facilities must be booked
  • Floors clearly marked for social distancing
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Meal times must be booked
  • One way system
  • Online booking possible
  • Open now
  • Outside seating
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Room service available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating
  • Real log/coal fires

Laundry Facilities

  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycles for hire
  • Fishing
  • Free WIFI
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Health/beauty facilities onsite
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
  • Secure cycle storage
  • Spa Facilities
  • Spa/Swimming On Site
  • Swimming pool - outdoor onsite
  • Tennis onsite


  • Free Parking
  • Free Parking on Site

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Laundry/valet service
  • Lounge for residents' use
  • Night porter
  • Telephone (public)
  • Television available
  • Totally non-smoking
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Bath
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Hairdryer
  • King-sized bed
  • Minibar in bedrooms
  • Private facilities
  • Radio
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower
  • Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Telephone
  • Television

Site Features

  • Garden

Map & Directions


Road Directions

By Road:Take A12 north direction Ipswich. Left sign to Dedham/Stratford St Mary, follow signs to Dedham, Hotel on the right.

Maison Talbooth

Type:Country House Hotel

4 AA Red Stars 4 AA Red Stars 4 AA Red Stars 4 AA Red Stars 4 AA Red Stars
Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7 6HN

Tel: 01206 322367

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)


  • 4 AA Red Stars


  • Other Accommodation AwardsSignpost Signpost 2016
  • East of England AwardsEssex Tourism Awards Essex Tourism Awards 2016