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Holiday Inn Express Colchester
Top Romantic Hotel

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

$60+

Overall guest ratings

8.4/10 Excellent
Based on 2,136 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.8
  • 8.8
  • 5.8
  • 5.6

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  • Impressive bathroom
  • 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 of Holiday Inn Express Colchester

    Overall Rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 2,136 reviews
    • 8.8 "Generally very clean."
      8.8 "88% said rooms were clean."
      8.6 "86% thought it was clean."
      8.3 "83% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 8.8 "Vibe was good."
      9.8 "98% thought, the hotel was modern."
      10.0 "100% said it was a stylish hotel."
      7.3 "73% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      7.8 "78% thought the service was very professional."
      10.0 "Housekeeping was great, according to 100%."
    • 8.1 "Location is great."
      9.4 "Great parking, according to 94%."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 7.9 "Good amenities."
      7.9 "79% thought the building was wonderful."
      7.3 "73% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      10.0 "100% thought the architecture was beautiful."
      10.0 "100% said the facilities were very new."
    • 5.8 "Average comfort."
      5.7 "For only 57%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.2 "Internet is poor."
      2.6 "74% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.2 "Bar is not good."
      0.0 "100% said beverages were too expensive."
    • 3.7 "Disappointing food."
      4.7 "53% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      2.7 "73% did not like what was on the menu."
      1.5 "The price was too high for 85%."
      3.9 "61% were unsatisified with the snacks."
      2.8 "For 72%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
      4.1 "59% did not enjoy the desserts."
      3.8 "62% did not like the vegetable dishes."
      3.0 "Unclean dining area, according to 70%."
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    Overall Rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 1,388 reviews
    • 9.0 "Awesome vibe."
      9.8 "98% thought, the hotel was modern."
      10.0 "100% said it was a stylish hotel."
      7.3 "73% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 8.8 "Generally very clean."
      9.0 "90% said rooms were clean."
      8.5 "85% thought it was clean."
      8.1 "81% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.5 "75% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.1 "Location is great."
      9.6 "Great parking, according to 96%."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 7.9 "Good amenities."
      8.0 "80% thought the building was wonderful."
      7.3 "73% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      10.0 "100% thought the architecture was beautiful."
    • 5.8 "Average comfort."
      6.3 "For only 63%, the noise level was all right."
      6.6 "Only 66% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
    • 5.4 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.2 "Bar is not good."
    • 4.2 "Internet is poor."
      2.6 "74% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.7 "Disappointing food."
      4.6 "54% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      2.8 "72% did not like what was on the menu."
      4.2 "58% did not enjoy the desserts."
      2.6 "For 74%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
      2.4 "Unclean dining area, according to 76%."
      3.5 "65% did not like the vegetable dishes."
      1.8 "The price was too high for 82%."
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    Overall Rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 299 reviews
    • 9.0 "Awesome vibe."
      9.9 "99% thought, the hotel was modern."
    • 8.7 "Generally very clean."
      8.7 "87% said rooms were clean."
      8.4 "84% said the bathroom was clean."
      8.6 "86% thought it was clean."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "80% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.0 "Location is great."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
      5.5 "For only 55%, the noise level was all right."
    • 4.2 "Internet is poor."
      2.5 "75% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.0 "Disappointing food."
      4.6 "54% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
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    Overall Rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 448 reviews
    • 8.9 "Vibe was good."
      9.9 "99% thought, the hotel was modern."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      7.2 "72% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.7 "Generally very clean."
      8.7 "87% said rooms were clean."
      8.8 "88% thought it was clean."
    • 8.0 "Location is great."
      9.5 "Great parking, according to 95%."
    • 7.9 "High value."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
      5.2 "Beds were acceptable for 52%."
      5.2 "For only 52%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.4 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.7 "Internet is poor."
      2.3 "77% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.1 "Food is inedible."
      2.6 "74% did not like what was on the menu."
      1.2 "The price was too high for 88%."
      4.6 "54% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
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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
    "Impressive bathroom"
    "Great shower"
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