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Best hotels in Essex (county)

What's Essex Like?

Essex is a family-friendly place known for its bars and restaurants. Simply book a local tour to enjoy your stay a little more. Take in the local culture of Essex at a top spot like Kelvedon Hatch. While you're here, make time to enjoy other sights such as Colchester Zoo.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Essex?

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Essex and the surrounding area:

  • • 6 5-star accommodations from USD 109 per night
  • • 152 4-star accommodations from USD 59 per night
  • • 195 3-star accommodations from USD 39 per night
  • • 24 2-star accommodations from USD 34 per night

How to Get to Essex

Flights to Essex

  • • London (STN-Stansted), 14.9 mi (24 km) from central Essex
  • • London (SEN-Southend), 17 mi (27.4 km) from central Essex
  • • London (LCY-London City), 30.8 mi (49.5 km) from central Essex

Things to See and Do in Essex

What to See In Essex

  • • South Park
  • • London Stadium
  • • O2 Arena
  • • University of Cambridge
  • • Tower of London

Things to Do in Essex

  • • Colchester Zoo
  • • Kelvedon Hatch
  • • Benton Hall Golf and Country Club
  • • Chelmsford City Racecourse
  • • Warren Golf Club

Other Popular Essex Attractions

  • • Leez Priory Wedding Venue
  • • Braintree Public Gardens
  • • Bond Street
  • • Melbourne Stadium
  • • Chelmsford Cathedral

When Is the Best Time to Visit Essex?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 69°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, March, December (average 35°F)
  • • Rainiest months: September, December, November, and October (average 0.12 inches of rainfall)