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Holiday Inn Express Colchester
Holiday Inn Express Colchester
7.9 Good
Birchwood Road, Off Ipswich Road,A12 (Southbound Shell Garage), Colchester, United Kingdom
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6.9 km from city centre, Colchester 
GoodBased on 2,936 reviews
7.9

Set within the picturesque parkland of Dedham, Holiday Inn Express Colchester offers relaxed accommodation and a wide range of facilities, such as meeting rooms, an express check-in and check-out feature and an executive floor. The multiple facilities this modern hotel has to offer include luggage storage, laundry facilities and a 24-hour reception.

Essex Golf & Country Club
Essex Golf & Country Club
7.1 Good
Earls Colne, Colchester, United Kingdom
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14.1 km from city centre, Colchester 
GoodBased on 1,060 reviews
7.1

Situated in Earls Colne, The Essex Golf & Country Club Hotel is an easy drive from Coggeshall and provides outdoor tennis courts, a sauna and indoor tennis courts. It has a gym, as well as a rooftop terrace, a beauty centre and an indoor pool.

Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf And Spa
Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf And Spa
7.9 Good
Keepers Lane, Colchester, United Kingdom
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11.4 km from city centre, Colchester 
GoodBased on 360 reviews
7.9

Stoke By Nayland Hotel Golf & Spa is ideally positioned in peaceful surrounds in Stoke by Nayland, just a short drive from Ipswich and Colchester. It has a spa, as well as a sauna, an indoor pool and a Turkish steam bath.

Greyfriars
Greyfriars
9.1 Excellent
High Street, Colchester, United Kingdom
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1.3 km from city centre, Colchester 
ExcellentBased on 1,381 reviews
9.1

GreyFriars Colchester provides luxury 3.5-star accommodation in Colchester. It is moments from Firstsite and nightlife and shopping options.

Colchester Boutique Hotel
Colchester Boutique Hotel
8.2 Excellent
4-6 North Hill, Colchester, United Kingdom
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0.7 km from city centre, Colchester 
ExcellentBased on 250 reviews
8.2

Blue Ivy Hotel offers contemporary accommodation in Colchester and is within walking distance of Colchester Railway Station. It is set in the area's vibrant nightlife district, just a short walk from Williams and Griffin.

Holiday Inn Colchester
Holiday Inn Colchester
7.3 Good
Eight Ash Green, Abbotts Lane, Colchester, United Kingdom
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4.6 km from city centre, Colchester 
GoodBased on 1,509 reviews
7.3

Located in Eight Ash Green, Holiday Inn Colchester is an easy drive from Colchester and features a Jacuzzi, an indoor pool and a sauna. The various facilities this rustic hotel offers include 24-hour room service, body treatments and facial treatments.

The George of Colchester
The George of Colchester
8.2 Excellent
116 High Street, Colchester, United Kingdom
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1.0 km from city centre, Colchester 
ExcellentBased on 553 reviews
8.2

Steps from Williams and Griffin, The George Hotel Colchester is located in Colchester and offers cosy accommodation. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit local attractions.

Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
7.4 Good
London Road, Colchester, United Kingdom
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7.1 km from city centre, Colchester 
GoodBased on 2,347 reviews
7.4

Located in Marks Tey, Marks Tey Hotel Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is an easy drive from Colchester and offers a sauna, an indoor pool and outdoor tennis courts. The various amenities this modern hotel features include a coffee bar, an executive floor and a beauty centre.

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
7.7 Good
East Street, Colchester, United Kingdom
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1.9 km from city centre, Colchester 
GoodBased on 961 reviews
7.7

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel offers 3-star accommodation in Colchester. The various facilities this traditional hotel has to offer include a bowling alley, an executive floor and a beauty centre.

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Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:April
Average price in Colchester:$106/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$44/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Friday
$81 - $127
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$97 - $120
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Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
7.7 Good
East Street, Colchester, United Kingdom
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1.9 km from city centre, Colchester, ENG, United Kingdom 

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel offers 3-star accommodation in Colchester. The various facilities this traditional hotel has to offer include a bowling alley, an executive floor and a beauty centre.

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Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
7.4 Good
London Road, Colchester, United Kingdom
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7.1 km from city centre,  

Located in Marks Tey, Marks Tey Hotel Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is an easy drive from Colchester and offers a sauna, an indoor pool and outdoor tennis courts. The various amenities this modern hotel features include a coffee bar, an executive floor and a beauty centre.

$67
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Essex Golf & Country Club
Essex Golf & Country Club
7.1 Good
Earls Colne, Colchester, United Kingdom
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14.1 km from city centre,  

Situated in Earls Colne, The Essex Golf & Country Club Hotel is an easy drive from Coggeshall and provides outdoor tennis courts, a sauna and indoor tennis courts. It has a gym, as well as a rooftop terrace, a beauty centre and an indoor pool.

$72
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Holiday Inn Express Colchester
Holiday Inn Express Colchester
7.9 Good
Birchwood Road, Off Ipswich Road,A12 (Southbound Shell Garage), Colchester, United Kingdom
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6.9 km from city centre,  

Set within the picturesque parkland of Dedham, Holiday Inn Express Colchester offers relaxed accommodation and a wide range of facilities, such as meeting rooms, an express check-in and check-out feature and an executive floor. The multiple facilities this modern hotel has to offer include luggage storage, laundry facilities and a 24-hour reception.

$76
Avg. per night
Holiday Inn Colchester
Holiday Inn Colchester
7.3 Good
Eight Ash Green, Abbotts Lane, Colchester, United Kingdom
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4.6 km from city centre,  

Located in Eight Ash Green, Holiday Inn Colchester is an easy drive from Colchester and features a Jacuzzi, an indoor pool and a sauna. The various facilities this rustic hotel offers include 24-hour room service, body treatments and facial treatments.

$77
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Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
7.7 Good
East Street, Colchester, United Kingdom
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1.9 km from city centre,  

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel offers 3-star accommodation in Colchester. The various facilities this traditional hotel has to offer include a bowling alley, an executive floor and a beauty centre.

$84
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The George of Colchester
The George of Colchester
8.2 Excellent
116 High Street, Colchester, United Kingdom
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1.0 km from city centre,  

Steps from Williams and Griffin, The George Hotel Colchester is located in Colchester and offers cosy accommodation. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit local attractions.

$88
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Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf And Spa
Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf And Spa
7.9 Good
Keepers Lane, Colchester, United Kingdom
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11.4 km from city centre,  

Stoke By Nayland Hotel Golf & Spa is ideally positioned in peaceful surrounds in Stoke by Nayland, just a short drive from Ipswich and Colchester. It has a spa, as well as a sauna, an indoor pool and a Turkish steam bath.

$99
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Colchester Boutique Hotel
Colchester Boutique Hotel
8.2 Excellent
4-6 North Hill, Colchester, United Kingdom
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0.7 km from city centre,  

Blue Ivy Hotel offers contemporary accommodation in Colchester and is within walking distance of Colchester Railway Station. It is set in the area's vibrant nightlife district, just a short walk from Williams and Griffin.

$103
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Hotel prices in Colchester

2 stars and under
Holiday Inn Express Colchester
#1 most popular

Holiday Inn Express Colchester

Birchwood Road, Off Ipswich Road,A12 (Southbound Shell Garage), Colchester, United Kingdom

7.9 Good
$76

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University of Essex - Colchester Campus
#2 most popular

University of Essex - Colchester Campus

University of Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom

$0

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3 stars
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
#1 most popular

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

East Street, Colchester, United Kingdom

7.7 Good
$84

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Greyfriars
#2 most popular

Greyfriars

High Street, Colchester, United Kingdom

9.1 Excellent
$156

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Essex Golf & Country Club
Best value

Essex Golf & Country Club

Earls Colne, Colchester, United Kingdom

7.1 Good
$72

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4 stars +
#1 most popular

Pheasant Suites

Balls Farm Tye Road Elmstead Market, Colchester, United Kingdom

9.6 Excellent
$149

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#2 most popular

The Angel Inn

Polstead Street, Colchester, United Kingdom

10.0 Excellent
$91

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Holiday Inn Colchester
Best value

Holiday Inn Colchester

Eight Ash Green, Abbotts Lane, Colchester, United Kingdom

7.3 Good
$77

Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Colchester

About Colchester

Dating back at least 2,000 years, Colchester is the oldest recorded town in Britain and a gateway to East Anglia’s historic villages, forests and country market towns. Colchester also boasts a renowned children’s zoo, ancient castles and charming cafes.

Things to do

Find both history and outdoor recreation at Castle Park, which is also home to Colchester Castle. The on-site Colchester Castle Museum showcases artefacts up to 2,500 years old, as well as interactive exhibits, a Fenwick hoard and ancient jail. The park also houses Hollytrees Museum, a Georgian structure showcasing long-case clocks and a dollhouse re-creation of the museum.

Travelling with young children? Head to Colchester Zoo for wildlife shows, interactive feedings and a chance to touch giraffes, elephants and snakes. Step back in time at the Roman Circus Centre, a former chariot-racing arena built in the 2nd century AD, or learn about steam engines at the East Anglian Railway Museum.

Get outdoors at High Woods Country Park, a former royal hunting forest featuring a Nordic walking trail, play areas, a community garden and lake. You can also discover diverse habitats at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve or go birdwatching at Abberton Reservoir.

In the evening, indulge in locally-sourced cuisine at Greyfriars, such as oysters from Mersea Island, East Anglian produce and Dedham Vale beef. Enjoy live music and comedy at Colchester Arts Centre or watch a play at Mercury Theatre before having a drink at Church Street Tavern.

Getting around

The town centre of Colchester is pedestrian-friendly, while buses and taxis are also available. You can rent a car in the city or at Stansted Airport, about a 50-minute drive away.

Colchester travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Colchester?

    1,130 reviews rated Wivenhoe House Hotel with an average score of 8.9/10. It may also be worth looking into the Quaint, Quirky & Cosy Old House in Historic Colchester, which received a rating of 8.6/10 from 25 reviews. St Nicholas Hotel could also be a good option, with a score of 8.0/10 from 1,786 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near Colchester Castle Park?

    St Nicholas Hotel is a hotel near Colchester Castle Park that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.0 across 1,786 reviews.