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- All rooms offer deep-soaking bathtubs, 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs
- Free WiFi and wired Internet
- Free self-parking
- Drinking and dining options include a restaurant, a coffee shop and 2 bars/lounges
- Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
- Take a swim in the indoor pool or soak in the spa tub
- Treat yourself to body scrubs, facials or reflexology at The Spa
- Amenities include free newspapers in the lobby, a front-desk safe and 15 meeting rooms
- On-site recreation includes a golf course, an outdoor tennis court and a health club
- Guests speak favourably about the value of their stay and the location
- 10 minutes by car from Colchester Golf Club and 13 minutes from Colchester Zoo
Five Lakes Resort ratings based on 10 verified reviews
Guest reviews for Five Lakes Resort
1 Jul 2019 by Exec Office
Thank you for visiting Five Lakes Resort and taking the time to comment on your visit. We are delighted that all you experienced was enjoyable and your mention of our helpful and welcoming staff is very much appreciated – thank you. It is great to know that you will return in the future. We look forward to welcoming you back. With kind regards
22 Apr 2019 by Exec Office
Thank you for visiting Five Lakes Resort and commenting so positively on the hotel grounds, I shall ensure that our Head Gardener is aware of your feedback. Regards
Disappointed, Very Disappointed !!!!
28 Aug 2018 by Exec office
We have taken on board the negatives you have highlighted in your posting and immediately shared with the respective teams to resolve. Please accept our apologies that this was your experience. Hopefully you mentioned these concerns at the time to one of our team, who would have resolved these issues. Thank you for your feedback.
4 Apr 2018 by Gayleen
Thank you for your feedback following your recent visit to Five Lakes. We are pleased to receive a top score of 5. Hope to see you soon.
Great bed bad bathroom
21 Feb 2018 by Gayleen
Apologies that there were issues in your accommodation nd I do hope you mentioned tour team, who will always react to remedy soonest. Hope other aspects of your stay were enjoyable though. Thanks for your review. Best regards
6 Feb 2018 by Gayleen
Thank you for reviewing your recent visit to Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes. Please accept our belated apologies that we did not entirely meet your expectations. We have taken on board your feedback and will review and take action where appropriate. Best regards
25 Oct 2017 by Gayleen
Thank you for your lovely comments. We are delighted to know that you had a great time with us at Five Lakes and found our team to be welcoming and helpful. Hope to see you in the future. With kind regards
25 Oct 2017 by Gayleen
Thank you for your review. We offer our belated apologies that, for the reasons mentioned, you felt we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. Certainly had you mentioned your dissatisfaction at the time, I feel confident we would have resolved any issues you had. I am sorry for the behaviour of other residents which caused noise disturbance, our Night Manager would have intervened had he been aware. Thank you for reviewing your visit to Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester – Five Lakes. Best regards
A very pleasant hotel indeed.
About the Five Lakes ResortLocation Colchester Road, Maldon, England CM9 8HX
Five Lakes Resort offers its guests a full-service spa, a golf course, and outdoor tennis courts. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. Event space at this hotel measures 32292 square feet (3000 square metres) and includes conference centres. An indoor pool, a health club, and a hot tub are also featured at the business-friendly Five Lakes Resort. Free self parking is available. This 4-star Maldon hotel is smoke free.
- 194 guestrooms or units
- 2 levels
- 2 buildings
- 2 bars or lounges
- 32292 sq ft of conference space
- 3000 sq. m of conference space
- Dining venue
- Coffee shop
- Conference centre
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Front desk (24 hours)
- Front desk safe
- Newspapers in lobby (free)
- No smoking on site
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family property
- Indoor pool
- Free WiFi
- Outdoor tennis courts -3
- Outdoor tennis court
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Free self parking
- Airport: London (STN-Stansted) (50.2 km / 31.2 mi)
- Parking: Free self parking
Five Lakes Resort offers 194 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Flat-screen televisions come with pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
- Deep soaking tub
- In-room dining (24 hours)
- Flat-screen television
- Premium channels
- Films for purchase
- Coffee maker
- Bathtub or shower
- Housekeeping (daily)
- Toiletries (free)
- Iron and ironing board
- Ensuite bathroom
- Connecting rooms available
Food & Drink
For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM and at the weekend from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.
Brasserie 1 – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations are required.
Sports Bar – On-site bar. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.
Bar Lacu – This cocktail bar only serves light fare. Open daily.
Late-night fare is available from 24-hour room service.
Guests can play rounds at the 36-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including outdoor tennis courts and a health club. An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Pilates classes on site
- Racquetball/squash on site
- Golf driving range on site
- Golf lessons on site
- Golfing on site
- Fitness classes on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
The Spa has 12 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.
The spa is open daily.
- Number of treatment rooms 12
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body treatments
- Body scrubs
- Facial treatments
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
- Check-in time ends at 11:00 AM
- Minimum check-in age is 18
- Check-out by 11:00 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 15 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- No pets allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.
Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in all accommodation.
- Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
- No cots (infant beds) available
- Debit cards
- Number of children who can stay for free – 2
Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
- Deposit: GBP 50 per day
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.
The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 16.95 for adults and GBP 6.95 for children (approximately)
- Late check-out fee: GBP 15 (subject to availability)
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.
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You should know
- Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM
- Reservations are needed for spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
- Up to 2 children 15 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
- Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
- Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
- Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.