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St Nicholas Hotel
3 out of 5
High Street St Nicholas Hotel, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥5,633 per night from Feb 18 to Feb 19
0.22 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (198 reviews)

"Great place."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

St Nicholas Hotel
GreyFriars
3.5 out of 5
High Street, Colchester, England
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0.46 km from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (206 reviews)

"Friendly, helpful staff who respected Covid-secure guidelines. Very comfortable and spacious room. Would recommend to others."…"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2020

GreyFriars
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa
4 out of 5
Keepers Lane, Leavenheath, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥10,866 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
12.36 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (207 reviews)
night away

"The room and clean and the reception staff very friendly. The evening staff were excellent, great attention to detail and the food was lovely."…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

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Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
4 out of 5
London Road, Marks Tey, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥6,573 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21
7.56 km from city center
3.8/5Good! (683 reviews)

"Regular short stay. Convenience of location."…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020

Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
3 out of 5
A12/A120 Ardleigh Junction, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥4,627 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
4.65 km from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (530 reviews)

"Great stay Lovely and welcoming Lovely hotel been and few times and woukd come again"…"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
Holiday Inn Colchester
4 out of 5
Abbotts Lane, Eight Ash Green, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥7,405 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
5.23 km from city center
4/5Very Good! (354 reviews)

"Good stay customer’s service was great especially in the restaurant chef and Sylvester"…"

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2020

Holiday Inn Colchester
Holiday Inn Express Colchester
2.5 out of 5
Birchwood Road, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥5,916 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
7.2 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (996 reviews)

"Was ideal. Can't fault it. Everything you would imagine and it was all good."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Colchester
Brook Red Lion Hotel
3 out of 5
High Street, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥6,037 per night from Feb 4 to Feb 5
0.09 km from city center
3.5/5Good! (172 reviews)

"A unique place full of history and character and fantastic attentive staff"…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Brook Red Lion Hotel
The Crown Stoke By Nayland
4 out of 5
Park StreetStoke By Nayland, Colchester, England
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11.08 km from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Colchester stay

"Nice location, good food and service"…"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

The Crown Stoke By Nayland
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
3 out of 5
East Street, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥7,405 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21
1.25 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (352 reviews)
Saturday night stay

"Excellent hotel, beautiful room in the main building with lots of beams and history. Lovely dinner.... and staff were all very helpful. 100% recommended."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Best Western The Rose & Crown 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
Essex Golf & Country Club
3 out of 5
Earls Colne, Colchester, England
The price is ¥9,792 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
14.79 km from city center
3.8/5Good! (314 reviews)
Great room with nice view of the golf course

"Very nice location, hotel was nice and tidy and the room we had was amazing - the Garden Room. Very large room and quite cozy. The bed was comfortable and the bar in the main reception area was decent for breakfast. Grwat service and everyone was really nice. The hotel doea need an upgrade, especially ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

Essex Golf & Country Club
Wivenhoe House Hotel
4 out of 5
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, England
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3.74 km from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (283 reviews)

"Excellent location. Spacious and very comfortable rooms. Excellent breakfast but service lets it down."…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Wivenhoe House Hotel
Fabulous five-star luxury lodge with hot tub and lake views
Woodview Bed & Breakfast
4 out of 5
Lynch Cottage, Mill Lane, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥9,692 per night from Jan 21 to Jan 22
8.24 km from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (72 reviews)
Amazing stay, will come again

"I had a very enjoyable stay: very friendly host, house with a character, curious pets (a parrot and dogs)"…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2020

Woodview Bed & Breakfast
Waterfront Cottage in the Lovely Village of Rowhedge, Near Mersea Island
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4.81 km from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (67 reviews)
Rowhedge cottage review

"Lovely spacious cottage in a pleasant peaceful village. The cottage was well equipped, nicely furnished and very comfortable. Rowhedge is a good base for visiting colchester, Mersea, Essex coast and south Suffolk."…"

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2021

Waterfront Cottage in the Lovely Village of Rowhedge, Near Mersea Island
Drapers Hotel
3.5 out of 5
53 High Street, Earls Colne, Colchester, England
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14.3 km from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (49 reviews)

"Lovely, spacious and clean room. Breakfast the next morning was really lovely."…"

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2020

Drapers Hotel
North Hill Hotel
3 out of 5
51 NORTH HILL, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥10,625 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
0.36 km from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (122 reviews)
Home from home.

"This is the third time I have stayed in this lovely hotel, so that should be the best endorsement possible. It’s a lot larger than it looks from the front as there is accommodation at the rear too. The staff are all lovely and very welcoming. The hotel has adapted to the COVID situation very well ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

North Hill Hotel
The Globe Hotel
3 out of 5
71 North Station Road, Colchester, England
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The price is ¥8,719 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21
0.83 km from city center
3.6/5Good! (63 reviews)

"Simple little hotel, but quite nice"…"

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

The Globe Hotel
Old Bakery Cottage
3.5 out of 5
Princel Lane, Colchester, England
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9.98 km from city center
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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 Woodview Bed & Breakfast and Prested Hall 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 Holiday Inn Express Colchester and Dragonfly Hotel Colchester.
What's the best place to stay for families in Colchester?
Holiday Inn Express Colchester is a hotel with a restaurant and free breakfast, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options for your stay with the kids include Holiday Inn Colchester and Kings Arms. Attractions like Colchester Zoo and Colchester Natural History Museum 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 Wivenhoe House Hotel and The George of Colchester.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Colchester?
Old Wills Farm is a top dog-friendly B&B, and offers free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Brook Red Lion Hotel and The Victory at Mersea.
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?
The Victory at Mersea 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. Another upscale option for your vacation is Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western.
What are some accommodations with pools in Colchester?
Peresteda Apartments is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a full-service spa, and a restaurant. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western and Holiday Inn Colchester.

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