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Overview
When you stay at Stoke by Nayland B&B Poplars Farmhouse in Colchester, you'll be 14 minutes by car from Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum. Limited parking is available onsite.
Timbers B&b - Colchester - Building
2
9.8 Excellent (137 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Timbers B&B in Colchester, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Colchester Zoo and University of Essex. Free self parking is available onsite.
Pheasant Suites - Colchester - Building
3
9.6 Excellent (147 reviews)
Overview
The Pheasant Suites is an ideal spot for travelers wanting to discover the city. The hotel is located close to many of Colchester's attractions including The Beth Chatto Gardens and Green Island Gardens. In their spare time, guests can explore the hotel's surroundings. There's never a dull moment at this hotel, our guests indicate that the facilities are excellent.
Maison Talbooth - Colchester - Building
4
9.5 Excellent (90 reviews)
Overview
The Maison Talbooth is an ideal choice for travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Colchester. For those who require internet access, the property features Wi-Fi in designated areas. Seeing the sights from this hotel is easy with Colchester's attractions including The Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum and Gnome Magic Garden close by. When guests have some time on their hands they can make use of the onsite facilities. A pickup service can be arranged for guests upon request. There's never a dull moment at this hotel, our guests indicate that the facilities are excellent.
The Angel Inn - Colchester - Building
5
9.2 Excellent (645 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at The Angel Inn in Colchester, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum and Wolves Wood RSPB Reserve. Featured amenities include express check-out and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: the staff were very helpful, bedroom was very comfortable, a beautiful location
Cons: we didnt think the food was good value, expensive evening meal.
North Hill Hotel - Colchester - Bedroom
6
9.1 Excellent (629 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at North Hill Hotel in Colchester, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of University of Essex and Jumbo Water Tower. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities.
Wivenhoe House Hotel - Colchester - Building
7
9.0 Excellent (1,060 reviews)
Overview
Located in Colchester, Wivenhoe House Hotel is a 1-minute drive from University of Essex and 8 minutes from Beth Chatto Garden. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
Prested Hall - Colchester - Building
8
8.9 Excellent (201 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Colchester, Prested Hall is on a lake, within a 15-minute drive of Benton Hall Golf and Country Club and Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, a library, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite.
7.3 Good
Pros: The hotel location is beautiful. Old and charming with slanted floors but modern bathrooms. Staff were second to none , very polite and helpful at all times.
Cons: We brought a small child with us and the swimming pool that is located in the grounds of the hotel di dnot allow children in the pool.
5.6 Okay
Pros: Cost of room was very reasonable and food was excellent. Loved the idea of real coffee in the rooms
Cons: Central heating in room weas poor and the cups for tea/coffee had already been used but had went un noticed.Trying to get someone to serve you at the bar was not always convenient
7.7 Good
Pros: Room 1 is outstanding! Very spacious and comfortable with loads of character
Cons: Everything perfect except the stale bread-roll with the evening meal!!
7.0 Good
Pros: Warm comfortable room, excellent breakfast and a large, filling evening meal. Very convenient location for Colchester and east Essex.
Cons: The only thing we missed was a hair-dryer in our room.
7.7 Good
Pros: Large comfortable room huge bed and very clean
Cons: Tv could be upgraded units are small and ood selection of channels is also poor
7.2 Good
Pros: Peace and quiet, staff were very helpful
Cons:
6.0 Good
Pros: lovely decor - beautiful rooms and great service
Cons: the heating was a bit hit and miss - and went off at various times making it quite cold - we were in a room (8) with 3 outside walls, so it was freezing mid afternoon!
6.4 Good
Pros: The interior of the hotel was impressive and the bed extremely comfortable
Cons: Swimming pool too far away and near what appeared to be industrial units
5.6 Okay
Pros: breakfast
Cons:
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing fitness facilities. Great gym and a huge pool. Not at all busy either. The gym staff were the friendliest I have ever met, were fab. Hotel staff slightly more harried but very helpful and friendly too. The rooms were fantastic- spacious, huge bed with duvet and crisp linen. Flat screen TV with built in DVD player won my boyfriend's approval!
Cons: Breakfast on weekdays is only 7-9am. Bit irritatingly early if you are there for leisure
Milsoms - Colchester - Building
9
8.8 Excellent (523 reviews)
Overview
Our fifteen stylish en-suite bedrooms all have crisp white linen duvets and fluffy towels and are all equipped with mini bar satellite television and tea making facilities. Six of our rooms can be used as twin or double and the remaining nine are all doubles. One room has disabled facilities. Rooms are in three categories deluxe superior and standard. The facilities in all rooms are of the same high standard but generally the size of room determines the category. We run an exciting and informal hotel that offer great value with an attentive service in a relaxed environment. The interior design was the work Geraldine Milsom who has transformed this wonderful building with her distinct contemporary design a mix of natural flooring surfaces and colours that enhance the original features of the building. With our informal Bistro Restaurant downstairs milsoms provides the perfect location to eat. drink. stay.
Overview Reviews
Located in Colchester, Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa is within a 15-minute drive of Gainsborough's House and Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent location 10 mins off the a12 in pleasant rural location. Good facilities, good sized well equipped rooms, friendly staff
Cons: Restaurant a bit pricy but lounge bar meals reasonably priced and good quality.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Roomy, clean, small details (quality of beds sheets etc) but above all, the marvellous staff team. Made my long business stay a real pleasure. Food good in restaurant too.
Cons: Very slow room heaters, if you forget to inform the staff and get your room 'pre warmed' you may have to sit in your overcoat for 10-15 minutes until it gets going, but hey, maybe it's an environmental thing! Breakfast bit uninventive, same every day.
6.3 Good
Pros: the staff were very helpful the room was very clean and tidy comfortable a very worthwhile stay for the price
Cons: I thought the room would include breakfast as this is a must as a feature in the current climate and for he price...on the basis of this we decided to eat away from the hotel for meals as this offered the best value for money
8.0 Excellent
Pros: A fine hotel in stunning surrounings with 2 golf courses attached.All the staff were very friendly and made you feel at home immediately.
Cons: No complaints
6.0 Good
Pros: Chef took the time to discuss my dietry needs&supplied me a lovely me. Dining rooms was good.Hotel was very busy but we were not disturbed by noise. Room outlook was over car park, not so good. Ordered papers but werre not told we had to collect from reception. Spa had products on show however when I wanted to purchase something I was told that as yet they did not have any to sell.
Cons: For me mattress was a bit 'tired' fortunately had taken a travel memory foam mattress. Would recomend both the hotel and your services and hope to arrange astay via yourselves next year
7.2 Good
Pros: Made to feel very welcome and comfortable. Wonderful setting.
Cons: Just lack of toiletaries in bathroom but I did have an economy room. And would have been nice to have rack of toast brought from the kitchen at breakfast instead of having to queue for the single slow toaster (with army of hungary golfers in front of me!)
6.4 Good
Pros: Value for money accommodation
Cons: Food - roomservice meal was expensive and not the highest quality
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean, friendly staff, good food and enjoyed the pool!!!
Cons: Nothing. Shame about the weather but no one can do nothing about that !
7.2 Good
Pros: Location and hotel facilities (spa)
Cons: Restaurant closed earlier than we'd have liked (9pm), but room service was excellent and the food was very good.
5.6 Okay
Pros: It had a nice bathroom
Cons: Very basic room the travel inn offers more comfort for less money
Holiday Inn Express Colchester - Colchester - Building
11
8.5 Excellent (2,585 reviews)
Overview
A rural hotel near Colchester with free parking, free Wi-Fi and breakfast included The Holiday Inn Express® Colchester hotel is just off the A12, six miles from the town centre and 15 minutes' drive from Colchester station. Direct trains to London Liverpool Street take an hour. Stansted Airport (STN) is a 45-minute drive away. You can drive to the seaside villages of Clacton-on-Sea and Frinton-on-Sea in half an hour. Take the family to spot giraffes and elephants at Colchester Zoo, 15 minutes' drive from the hotel, or to admire the Roman ruins in Colchester town centre, six miles away. If retail therapy is more your style, you can browse the high-street stores at the town's outdoor Culver Square shopping centre. You can hold a meeting or an event for up to 38 guests in the hotel's three naturally lit meeting rooms. Wi-Fi is free, and you can take care of copying and printing in the business centre. If you're set for a long day, a working lunch can be provided to help you stay productive. To start the day, tuck into the inclusive Express Start Breakfast buffet, featuring bacon, scrambled eggs, sausages, baked beans and pastries. If you're feeling peckish, you can settle into the cosy leather chairs in the stylish Great Room lounge for a light meal. The bar is open until 1am, and you can enjoy a drink on the patio in good weather.
The Railway Sleeper Lodge - Colchester - Building
12
8.3 Excellent (282 reviews)
Overview
Offering well-equipped accommodation, the Railway Sleeper Lodge is just 5 minutes’ walk from Colchester Main Train Station. A convenient 24-hour self check-in service is provided. Each compact room has a microwave, fridge, well stocked hospitality tray, hairdryer, iron, ironing board and flat-screen TV with Freeview channels. Rooms are either en-suite or have a private bathroom adjacent to the room. Free parking is available, and Colchester city centre is 5 minutes’ drive away. Colchester Zoo is a 10-minute drive, and the 11th-century Colchester Castle is 5 minutes away by car.
Dragonfly Hotel Colchester - Colchester - Building
13
8.2 Excellent (1,760 reviews)
Overview
Located in Colchester, Dragonfly Hotel Colchester is within a 15-minute drive of University of Essex and Chantry Park. Featured amenities include express check-in and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
Holiday Inn Colchester - Colchester - Building
14
8.2 Excellent (1,370 reviews)
Overview
A modern Colchester hotel just off the A12 road, with free parking, free Wi-Fi and an indoor pool. Holiday Inn® Colchester hotel is just off the A12 road, for direct access to London and Ipswich. The shopping and restaurants of historic Colchester are a 10-minute drive away. Colchester Town station is served by direct trains to London. Fancy a family day out? The exotic animals and birds of Colchester Zoo are less than 10 minutes' drive from the hotel. Or spend a day on the beach at Mersea Island or Clacton-on-Sea, both half an hour away by car. Scenic Dedham Vale in the heart of Constable Country, the region depicted in the great artist's paintings, is just 12 minutes' drive from the hotel. At Freeport Braintree shopping outlet, 20 minutes away, you can browse for brand store bargains. In the hotel's seven flexible event rooms you can host meetings or functions for up to 120 people. There's natural light, as well as free Wi-Fi and AV equipment to bring your presentations to life. In the casual, barn-style restaurant, you can start your day with a buffet breakfast, or enjoy a juicy steak for lunch or dinner. Or just take it easy over drinks and a burger with friends in the bar. Keep in shape with a visit to the well-equipped gym or indoor pool, before you relax in the jacuzzi or sauna, or treat yourself to a pre-booked beauty treatment.
Kings Arms - Colchester - Building
15
8.2 Excellent (222 reviews)
Overview
When you stay at Kings Arms in Colchester, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum and East Anglian Railway Museum. Free self parking is available onsite.
Overview
The oldest Hotel in England's oldest recorded town. The Best Western Rose and Crown Hotel, originally a 14th century posting house, lovingly restored to a modern day hotel. Nine executive rooms featuring flat screen LCD televisions, air-conditioning, laptop charging safes and premium quality fixtures and furnishings. Alternatively, choose from the historic oak beamed rooms in the original house, or the more contemporary rooms in the main building. All rooms have an entertainment system and either Wi-Fi or Internet data port. The Oak room restaurant has been recently refurbished and offers a contemporary setting and great casual dining, a favorite with the locals and guests alike. Have a pre-dinner drink in either the hotel lounge or enjoy the Tudor Bar/Brasserie with its more traditional foods and ales. The hotel is within walking distance of Colchester Town centre (15 minutes) and accessible to all the historic sights of East Anglia. The Best Western Rose & Crown in Colchester was awarded Best Small Hotel in Essex.
Overview Reviews
With a stay at White Hart Hotel by Greene King Inns in Colchester, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Chelmsford City Racecourse and Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff was extremely helpful and accommodating, not to mention friendly. They took us at the last minute and gave us a great room. They also have a lovely pub and great food. Would stay there again. Only sorry I couldn't be there for karaoke on Friday!
The Victory at Mersea - Colchester - Bedroom
18
8.1 Excellent (702 reviews)
Overview
Located in Colchester, The Victory at Mersea is within a 15-minute drive of Abberton Reservoir and Colchester Golf Club. Free self parking is available onsite.
Overview
The Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western offers convenience near Colchester, the oldest recorded town in Great Britain! In one of the country's most picturesque areas (immortalized in Constable's paintings), our accommodation consists of 110 excellent bedrooms, 12 meeting and function rooms and the Lifestyle Health and Leisure Club with an indoor pool, spa, sauna, steam room, gym and outdoor tennis courts. The Roman Room restaurant menu offers an extensive choice of modern cuisine and an excellent wine list. The Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is ideally located just four miles from Colchester - Britain’s oldest recorded town. When you stay at this lovely hotel near Colchester, you'll be a brushstroke away from the painterly landscapes of Constable Country, while Colchester Zoo, the town’s impressive Norman castle and wider Suffolk are all within easy reach too. This superb Colchester accommodation offers 110 comfortable bedrooms – not to mention its own swimming pool, gym and spa. Our ‘Aimez-Vouz’ hair and beauty salon was also given a 5-star review by the Good Salon Guide - so if you want to look fabulous, the only way is Essex. The Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is also a fantastic conference venue in Essex. With Marks Tey railway station on the hotel's doorstep, you can travel to and from central London inside an hour via direct rail link. We also have no less than 10 suites available where you can hold business meetings, large or small. This well-situated hotel near Colchester can also be the perfect spot for a wedding celebration. As this Essex hotel is not too far from the South Coast, it makes a great base for a day out too. It’s not hard to see why people have been deciding that Colchester is an ideal place to stay, even as far back as the Romans. Visit the Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western and you’ll soon discover the attraction too. Restaurant has limited availability Friday nights, dinner is still available in the bar or room service. Please advise hotel if late for check-in. Family rooms are double room interconnecting with a twin room, supplement applies.
The Hideaway Retreat Suites - Colchester
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8.2 Excellent (30 reviews)