Find the best place to stay — Essex

Where to stay around Essex?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 299 holiday lettings near Essex. From 166 houses to 100 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Essex for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Essex?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Essex:

  • Saybrook Manor: 38 holiday homes
  • Niantic: 36 holiday homes
  • Old Saybrook Center: 28 holiday homes
  • The Heights: 30 holiday homes
  • Coecles Harbor: 18 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Essex?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Essex. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pratt House: 601 holiday lettings
  • Essex Library: 600 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Fife and Drum: 595 holiday lettings
  • Ivoryton Playhouse: 619 holiday lettings
  • Essex Island Marina: 605 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Essex listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Essex?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 166 houses in Essex. Our other popular types of Essex holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 100 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 7 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Essex?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Essex. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Take in the marina beauty of Essex

    The rivers and wildlife create a pretty picture of Essex. This city's libraries, boating and sailing draw many visitors. Need more space to accommodate a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat? Rental homes often come with a full kitchen, separate dining area and laundry facilities.

    Attractions in and around Essex

    Looking for things to do while you're in Essex? Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can spend an enlightening afternoon at Connecticut River Museum, Ivoryton Playhouse or Museum of Fife and Drum. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Harvey's Beach and Rocky Neck State Park, and green spaces such as Plattwood Park and Gillette Castle State Park. Activities around the area include Essex Island Marina, Indian River Marina and Chatfield Hollow State Park. Discover Essex Library, Essex Steam Train or Pratt House while exploring the city during your stay. Why not also take in more of the area with visits to Florence Griswold Museum, Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center or Tanger Outlets?