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  2. $299 -- Vermont: 2-Night Culinary Retreat w/Dinner, 50% Off
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$299 -- Vermont: 2-Night Culinary Retreat w/Dinner, 50% Off

Sold out - This deal was published March 21, 2014 and sold out April 07, 2014.
By Kelsie Ozamiz
Unwind with a half-off deal at the AAA 4-Diamond Essex Resort & Spa, a "laid-back resort with a welcoming staff" where "the cuisine is the standout" (Travel + Leisure).

Why we love it

  • 95% of Travelzoo subscribers enjoyed their experience at this AAA 4-Diamond resort
  • Learn chef tips and tricks; some of the on-site cooking classes include a three-course meal
  • Essex is 10 miles from downtown Burlington, a vibrant college town
  • Travel dates include late spring when warm weather calls for New England hikes
  • The resort's seasonal activities include mountain bike rentals, guided area tours, hot-air balloon rides and golf


The Essex Resort & Spa
Multiple locations
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What's included & when

  • Travel Sundays-Thursdays through June 26, 2014
  • $299 for two nights in a standard room (arrive Sundays-Wednesdays)
  • $399 for three nights in a standard room (arrive Sundays-Tuesdays)
  • One three-course dinner for two in The Tavern, which uses locally sourced ingredients
  • Buy-one-get-one-free voucher for 50-minute custom massages (one voucher per visit)
  • Buy-one-get-one-free voucher for cooking classes (one voucher per visit)
  • Daily spa access for two
  • Room price is based on two guests

The fine print

Not available on: April 3; May 18. Other dates are subject to availability. Purchase a voucher from Travelzoo then call the hotel directly at 800-727-4295 or book online using the link provided within the voucher to make a reservation for your desired travel dates. A resort fee of $20 per room, per night is not included and will be paid directly to the hotel at checkout. The resort fee covers parking, Wi-Fi, use of the pools, fitness room, outdoor hot tub, morning coffee, afternoon cookies, newspapers, snowshoe rentals (seasonal) and bike rentals (seasonal). Based on double occupancy. Additional guests are $20 each per night, with a maximum of four guests total per room. Parking is complimentary. This hotel is pet-friendly. There is a $45 per night pet fee. Reservations are subject to availability and early booking is encouraged.

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$299   $593
50% off | 67 bought
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The Essex Resort & Spa
95% Enjoyed The Essex Resort & Spa
95% (63 ratings)
Sold out at
10:59 p.m. CT on April 7
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95% Enjoyed The Essex Resort & Spa
(63 ratings)
Quality of Service
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

The place itself was wonderful and it was a great deal. Very nice rooms and delicious food!

Sep 08, 2013 Corinne Massachusetts, United States

Value and quality of service

Sep 01, 2013 Brian Connecticut, United States

The grounds, large hotel room (with a full kitchen), spa, The Tavern restaurant, check-in staff was very friendly and helpful.

Amuse restaurant - it wasn't busy, but we waited a long time for service. It seemed as though they were understaffed. The prices were high in relation to how we valued the meal.

Aug 30, 2013 Diana Massachusetts, United States

Nice relaxed atmosphere. Great value for the price.

Aug 30, 2013 Ken CT, United States

Used the Inn as a stopping point on way for long weekend in Montreal. Perfect interim stop from Boston. The entire staff was enthusiastic and very helpful. The rooms were large, comfortable, and quiet. The meal in the tavern was delicious and the desserts magnificent. The breakfasts, with made to order eggs/omelets and attentive wait staff made the meals very pleasant experience. The price was right thanks to the Travel Zoo special. Easy to access Burlington for activities. Did not get to use the Spa, pool, or take cooking lessons. Maybe next time.

Aug 29, 2013 Francis Massachusetts, United States

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70 Essex Way
Essex (Burlington), VT 05452
Tel: 800-727-4295
70 Essex Way
Essex, VT 05452
Tel: 800-727-4295

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