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The Dorrington Hotel and Bar is situated just a 3-minute walk from Halstead town centre. Braintree Freeport Shopping Centre is just 7.5 miles away. Free Wifi is available throughout, and limited free parking is available onsite.

Each room is en-suite with a bath or walk-in shower and offers tea and coffee making facilities and a TV. Some rooms feature HD TVs.

In the morning you can enjoy a cooked breakfast, which is served from 07:30 onward, Monday to Friday and from 09:00 onward on Saturday and Sundays.

Stansted Airport is 23 miles away. Gosfield Lake Golf Club and the Essex Valley Golf and Country Club can be reached within 3.5 miles. Sudbury is 10 miles from The Dorrington.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

The Dorrington has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 20 Aug 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose The Dorrington

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
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Host Information

8.4
Host review score

'The Dorrington' Hotel & Bar is situated a stone's throw form Halstead Town Centre with its amenities and attractions. We are situated 23 miles from Stansted Airport, 15 miles from Colchester, 8 miles from Sudbury and 7 miles from Braintree with its Freeport Shopping Centre
We are listed in CAMRA's guide and have a selection of seasonal real ales that change throughout the year.
Halstead is a friendly town with some nice shops, there is a large antique centre which has been featured in several television productions including Lovejoy, Celebrity Antiques Roadtrip and other antiques programmes.
Language spoken: English
Property surroundings *
Great location - show map
What's nearby
  • Hedingham Castle
    3.6 miles
  • Freeport Braintree
    5.8 miles
  • Clare Castle
    9.4 miles
  • Colchester Zoo
    10.2 miles
  • Benton Hall Golf Club
    10.4 miles
  • Layer Marney Tower
    10.9 miles
  • Colchester Castle
    11.1 miles
  • Weston Homes Community Stadium
    11.3 miles
  • Colchester Institute
    11.5 miles
  • Colchester General Hospital
    11.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Friends Chinese
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Dickens Restaurant
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Cinnamon Tree Indian
    0.3 miles
Natural beauty
  • River River Colne
    0.1 miles
  • Lake Gosfield Lake
    2 miles
Closest airports
  • London Stansted Airport
    16.3 miles
  • London Southend Airport
    26.2 miles
  • Cambridge Airport
    26.9 miles
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Facilities of The Dorrington
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
Activities
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Express check-in/check-out
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
Languages spoken
  • English
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House rules The Dorrington takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

12:00 - 20:00

Check-out

09:00 - 10:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa The Dorrington accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 23:00 and 07:00.

Pets

Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

The fine print

Please note that check-in is only available until 20:00 on Sundays.

Paid private parking is available nearby and costs a maximum of up to GBP 5 for 24 hours. Parking is free after 15:00 and is free all day on Sunday.

Kindly note that the bar closes at 02:00 on Friday and Saturday.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about The Dorrington

  • Yes, The Dorrington is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The Dorrington offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Live music/performance

  • Check-in at The Dorrington is from 12:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The Dorrington is 450 yards from the centre of Halstead.

  • Room options at The Dorrington include:

    • Family
    • Twin
    • Double
    • Holiday Home
    • Suite

  • The prices at The Dorrington may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.