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Colchester hotels and places to stay

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
3 out of 5
A12/A120 Ardleigh Junction, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥6,260 per night
4.65 km from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (501 reviews)

"Amazing, very clean."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
St Nicholas Hotel
3 out of 5
High Street St Nicholas Hotel, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥7,348 per night
0.22 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (136 reviews)

"All amenities within walking distance, except no car park . But I use direct train from London Liverpool Street."…"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

St Nicholas Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Colchester
2.5 out of 5
Birchwood Road, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥5,144 per night
7.2 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (1,075 reviews)

"Helpful staff on reception ,but paintwork in room a bit tatty on wall by TV VERY SCRATCHED"…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Colchester
Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
4 out of 5
London Road, Marks Tey, Colchester, England
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7.56 km from city center
3.8/5Good! (674 reviews)

"Satisfied it is a good place to get your head down"…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
3 out of 5
East Street, Colchester, England
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1.25 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (319 reviews)
Can't fault it

"Lovely place"…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
The Victory at Mersea
4 out of 5
92 Coast Road, West Mersea, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥12,045 per night
12.46 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (121 reviews)

"Rooms new, very clean, and in good condition. It is a pub so expect a bit of noise until close, you do get the benefit of a drink without having to drive. Close to the main oyster restaurants and the beach."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

The Victory at Mersea
Brook Red Lion Hotel
3 out of 5
High Street, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥4,973 per night
0.09 km from city center
3.5/5Good! (158 reviews)
Red lion Colchester

"We were extremely happy with our stay at your very wonderful hotel. The lady on the desk was happy and helpful and the young man at night was a enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. The room was warm and inviting. The bed was super comfortable. Lovey room to relax in the bath just added to our experience. ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Brook Red Lion Hotel
University of Essex -  Colchester Campus
2 out of 5
University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, England
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3.48 km from city center
3.5/5Good! (8 reviews)

"The property is well spaced out over a large area. Therefore it means a 10 minute walk to reception, 10 mins to accommodation, 5 mins back to car park. There are hills and stairs. The accommodation is basic, but quite adequate. As it is only available during Summer, there are not many people at the ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019

University of Essex - Colchester Campus
Holiday Inn Colchester
4 out of 5
Abbotts Lane, Eight Ash Green, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥7,244 per night
5.23 km from city center
4/5Very Good! (307 reviews)

"Indoor Swimming Pool Jacuzzi Gym Near to zoo Neat & clean"…"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Holiday Inn Colchester
Wivenhoe House Hotel
4 out of 5
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, England
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3.74 km from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (261 reviews)

"It was excellent to stay at this hotel! All the staff is friendly and good service. The room is very clean. I'll definitely stay here next time."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

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Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Colchester?
GreyFriars is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and 3 bars. Reviews from our site also recommend Holiday Inn Colchester and Holiday Inn Express Colchester as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Colchester, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the best options available in Colchester.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Colchester?
For additional details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Colchester, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Colchester?
Based on reviews, Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is a popular hotel for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Brook Red Lion Hotel and Holiday Inn Colchester.
What's the best place to stay for families in Colchester?
Essex Golf & Country Club is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a restaurant. Other options for your stay with the kids include The George of Colchester and Holiday Inn Colchester. Attractions like Colchester Zoo and Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Colchester?
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and a full-service spa. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western and Holiday Inn Colchester.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Colchester?
Brook Red Lion Hotel is a top inn for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a nightclub for its human guests. Old Wills Farm is another option for you and your pet.
What's the best place to stay with easy access to Colchester Zoo?
Holiday Inn Colchester is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. It’s located 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Colchester Zoo. Other good choices within 5 miles include Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western and The Leather Bottle.
What about the best place to stay near University of Essex?
One of the top choices for your stay is Wivenhoe House Hotel, located next to University of Essex, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. University of Essex - Colchester Campus and University of Essex, Colchester Campus are a couple of other good and close options.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Colchester?
GreyFriars is a top 4-star beach hotel with a restaurant and free WiFi. Head to St. Osyth Beach or Clacton-on-Sea Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury accommodation in Colchester?
Wivenhoe House Hotel is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western and The Angel Inn are two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Colchester?
Colchester Boutique Hotel is a favorite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and a bar. GreyFriars and The Angel Inn are other choices for a boutique stay.

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