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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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Holiday Inn Colchester
7.2 Good
Eight Ash Green, Abbotts Lane, Colchester, United Kingdom
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4.6 km from city centre, Colchester, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 1,904 reviews

Located in Eight Ash Green, Holiday Inn Colchester is an easy drive from Colchester and features a sauna, a Jacuzzi and an indoor pool. The various facilities this relaxed hotel offers include an executive floor, an express check-in and check-out feature and 24-hour room service.

Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf And Spa
7.8 Good
Keepers Lane, Colchester, United Kingdom
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11.4 km from city centre, Colchester, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 359 reviews

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 also offers a Jacuzzi, a sauna and an indoor pool.

9.0 Excellent
High Street, Colchester, United Kingdom
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1.3 km from city centre, Colchester, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,374 reviews

GreyFriars Colchester provides luxury 3-star accommodation in Colchester. It offers free wireless internet in public areas and is steps from Firstsite and other tourist attractions.

Prested Hall
8.8 Excellent
Prested Hall, Colchester, United Kingdom
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12.4 km from city centre, Colchester, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 370 reviews

Situated within the picturesque countryside of Feering, Prested Hall provides contemporary accommodation and a full range of facilities, such as an indoor pool, outdoor tennis courts and a sauna. It has a fitness centre, as well as a beauty centre, an express check-in and check-out feature and free Wi-Fi.

Colchester Boutique Hotel
8.0 Excellent
4-6 North Hill, Colchester, United Kingdom
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0.7 km from city centre, Colchester, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 285 reviews

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.

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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 in Colchester

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 Colchester

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.

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  • What are the best hotels in Colchester?

    2,435 reviews rated Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western with an average score of 7.2/10. It may also be worth looking into the Holiday Inn Colchester, which received a rating of 7.2/10 from 1,904 reviews. St Nicholas Hotel could also be a good option, with a score of 7.9/10 from 1,954 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near Colchester Castle Park?

    A good hotel close to Colchester Castle Park is St Nicholas Hotel (rated 7.9/10 from 1,954 reviews).

  • How much do hotels in Colchester cost?

    $292/night is the average price of a hotel in Colchester, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 3 days. For 4-star hotels in Colchester, the average price found is $417/night, and for 5-star hotels the average price is $221/night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Colchester?

    $115/night is the cheapest price found for a hotel in Colchester by HotelsCombined users over the last 72 hours.

  • How much is a hotel in Colchester tonight?

    A hotel in Colchester tonight has an average price of $204, but some deals have been found for as low as $115 in HotelsCombined searches over the last 72 hours. Prices in Colchester are changing frequently.