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Holiday Inn Express Colchester
Top Romantic Hotel

Birchwood Road - Colchester, Colchester, CO7 6HX, United Kingdom
080 0467 1538

$62+

Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
Based on 2,061 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.1
  • 8.4
  • 5.3
  • 3.7

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  • Clean rooms
  • Great shower

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    About

    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 .  WiFi 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 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.

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    Amenities

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Business center
    • Wi-Fi
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Free parking
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Internet (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 2,052 reviews
    • 9.1 "Awesome vibe."
      9.9 "99% thought, the hotel was modern."
      9.6 "96% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.3 "83% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
      9.4 "Great parking, according to 94%."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
      9.2 "92% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Housekeeping was great, according to 100%."
    • 7.0 "Nice rooms."
      8.9 "89% said rooms were clean."
      8.1 "81% were happy with the bathroom."
      9.4 "94% enjoyed the shower."
      8.7 "87% thought rooms were spacious."
      9.8 "98% appreciated the modern rooms."
      7.3 "73% said the bathroom was clean."
      10.0 "100% liked the big bathroom."
      8.2 "82% were happy with the tv."
    • 5.5 "Average comfort."
      6.7 "Only 67% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
    • 5.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.7 "Internet is poor."
      1.7 "83% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.3 "Bar is not good."
      1.4 "86% said beverages were too expensive."
    • 2.5 "Food is inedible."
      0.9 "91% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      2.0 "80% did not like what was on the menu."
      4.2 "For 58%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
      2.6 "The price was too high for 74%."
      1.4 "86% did not like the vegetable dishes."
      4.2 "Unclean dining area, according to 58%."
      3.2 "68% did not enjoy the desserts."
      2.0 "80% were unsatisified with the snacks."
      2.5 "75% found the side dishes unedible."
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    Overall Rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 1,292 reviews
    • 9.1 "Awesome vibe."
      9.8 "98% thought, the hotel was modern."
      9.5 "95% said it was a stylish hotel."
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
      9.6 "Great parking, according to 96%."
      9.1 "91% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.1 "Nice rooms."
      8.9 "89% said rooms were clean."
      8.0 "80% were happy with the bathroom."
      8.5 "85% thought rooms were spacious."
      9.4 "94% enjoyed the shower."
      9.8 "98% appreciated the modern rooms."
      10.0 "100% liked the big bathroom."
      8.3 "83% were happy with the tv."
    • 5.7 "Average comfort."
      5.9 "For only 59%, the noise level was all right."
      6.1 "Only 61% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
    • 5.2 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.0 "Internet is poor."
      1.8 "82% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.2 "Bar is disappointing."
    • 2.7 "Food is inedible."
      1.2 "88% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      2.0 "80% did not like what was on the menu."
      3.7 "For 63%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
      3.4 "66% did not enjoy the desserts."
      1.6 "84% did not like the vegetable dishes."
      3.6 "Unclean dining area, according to 64%."
      3.1 "The price was too high for 69%."
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    Overall Rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 287 reviews
    • 9.2 "Awesome vibe."
      9.9 "99% thought, the hotel was modern."
    • 8.7 "Generally very clean."
      8.9 "89% said rooms were clean."
      7.7 "77% said the bathroom was clean."
      8.6 "86% thought it was clean."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.1 "Average comfort."
    • 3.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.4 "86% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.8 "Food is inedible."
      0.8 "92% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
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    Overall Rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 471 reviews
    • 9.1 "Awesome vibe."
      9.9 "99% thought, the hotel was modern."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      7.3 "73% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.1 "Location is great."
      9.5 "Great parking, according to 95%."
    • 7.3 "Nice rooms."
      8.9 "89% said rooms were clean."
      8.0 "80% were happy with the bathroom."
      9.2 "92% enjoyed the shower."
      8.9 "89% thought rooms were spacious."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the modern rooms."
      8.0 "80% were happy with the tv."
    • 5.1 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.4 "Internet is poor."
      1.6 "84% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.2 "Bar is disappointing."
    • 1.9 "Food is inedible."
      2.1 "79% did not like what was on the menu."
      2.0 "The price was too high for 80%."
      0.8 "92% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      3.0 "70% did not enjoy the desserts."
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    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Good to know
    "Clean rooms"
    "Great shower"
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