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Milsoms
3 stars

Milsoms

Stratford Road, Colchester, United Kingdom
Colchester, United Kingdom
See location+44 120 632 2795
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$249
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rate per night

8.1
Great
based on 234 reviews
234 reviews
Room type
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Double room
Standard Room

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About Milsoms

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
Featuring a bar and brasserie restaurant, Milsoms is located in Dedham. With free WiFi throughout and free onsite parking, this boutique hotel is just 20 minutes' drive from the Beth Chatto Gardens and 12 miles from Colchester Zoo. Each stylish room includes a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a minibar, and tea and coffee making facilities. The en-suite bathrooms include complimentary toiletries. Extras include a work desk and ironing facilities. Free soft drinks are provided in the mini-bar. Milsoms boasts a two-tiered restaurant, which serves a daily a la carte menu. Inspired by cuisines from around the world, dishes are prepared using locally sourced and seasonal produce. Guests can dine outside on the covered heated terrace, overlooking the gardens. With an extensive range of wines, the bar also serves cocktails. The hotel is just over 1 mile from Sir Alfred Munnings Museum and Colchester is a 20-minute drive away.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Milsoms

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kettle

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV

General

  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board

Bedroom

  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Reviews of Milsoms

8.1
Very Good234 verified reviews
1.7Solo
1.1Friends
0.7Families
10.9Couples
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What can I expect from the food at Milsoms?

You can expect excellent food and a superb breakfast, with a good selection and high-quality ingredients. The staff are attentive and caring, ensuring a delightful dining experience.

Are the beds comfortable at Milsoms?

Yes, the beds are comfortable, and the rooms are modern and spacious, providing a good night's sleep. The staff are amazing, attentive, and always there to help.

Is parking easily available at Milsoms?

Yes, parking is free and readily available, making it convenient for guests to arrive and depart without any hassle.

How is the cleanliness at Milsoms?

The hotel offers a stylish and comfortable environment, with a beautiful setting and picturesque surroundings. The staff are attentive and ensure a spotlessly clean and well-maintained accommodation.

When is the best time to visit Milsoms?

The best time to visit Milsoms is during August, which is both the low and high season. This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy the beautiful property and its lovely surroundings.

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Choose a Room Away from the A12

If you're sensitive to noise, consider requesting a room away from the A12 to minimize traffic disturbance, as some guests found it noisy.

Check Room Cleanliness

While many guests praised the cleanliness, some mentioned issues such as stained bed sheets and unclean bathrooms. It may be helpful to check the room thoroughly upon arrival.

Enjoy the Beautiful Grounds

Take advantage of the picturesque surroundings and beautiful gardens for a relaxing and scenic experience during your stay.

Consider Room Size

Some guests found the rooms to be smaller than expected, so if space is a priority, consider inquiring about room size options when booking.

Opt for Breakfast Outside

If weather permits, consider enjoying breakfast outside for a lovely al fresco dining experience, as many guests found it delightful.

Be Mindful of Noise from Private Events

If you prefer a quieter stay, it may be wise to inquire about any scheduled private events to avoid potential noise disturbances during your visit.

Request Early Check-In

If you have specific timing needs, it's worth requesting early check-in in advance, as some guests were accommodated with early check-in for special occasions.

Explore Nearby Attractions

Take advantage of the hotel's proximity to attractions such as the Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum and Flatford Mill for a cultural and historical experience.

Consider Room Facilities

Some guests noted the absence of tea-making facilities in the room, so if this is important to you, it's advisable to confirm the availability of such amenities before your stay.

Inquire About EV Charging

If you're driving an electric vehicle, inquire about the availability of EV charging points, as this may be a convenient feature for some guests.

Location

Stratford Road, Colchester

What's nearby

  • Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum1.9 km
  • Flatford Mill3.3 km
  • Royal Air Force Boxted3.8 km
  • Colchester Castle Park8.5 km
  • Castle Park Cricket Ground8.8 km
  • Hollytrees Museum9.1 km
  • Firstsite9.2 km
  • Colchester Natural History Museum9.2 km
  • Colchester Castle Museum9.2 km
  • Beth Chatto Garden9.5 km
  • Tymperleys Clock Museum9.5 km
  • Garrison A Cricket Ground10 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

When to book a room at Milsoms

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FAQs when booking at Milsoms

  • Where is Milsoms located?

    Milsoms is located at Stratford Road, 9.1 km from the centre of Colchester. Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum is the closest landmark to Milsoms.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Milsoms?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Milsoms.

  • Does Milsoms offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Milsoms offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Milsoms offer free parking?

    Yes, Milsoms offers free parking.

  • How far is Milsoms from the airport?

    Milsoms is 47.3 km from London Southend. Milsoms is 51.3 km from London Stansted.

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Good to know

Value for money

7.5

Distance to city centre

9.1 km

Nearest airport

London Southend

Distance to airport

47.3 km