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4.5 out of 5

"Didn’t like the way the switches by the bed turn all lights off. No way to have an individual light. Liked that it was quiet. Poor signage from main r ... " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 06 Sep 2019

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Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£42* Per night/room 28 Oct - 29 Oct

Twin Room (Adapted)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the comfortable rooms at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester. During your stay, you'll be close to Colchester Castle Museum. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus a restaurant. This 3-star hotel has 50 rooms. All rooms offer free WiFi and LCD TVs.

  • All rooms offer LCD TVs, hairdryers and desks
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Grab something to eat at the restaurant or stop for a drink at the bar/lounge
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Amenities include a meeting room and a terrace
  • Guests speak favourably about the comfortable guestrooms and the value of their stay
  • 3.6 mi (5.9 km) from Colchester Castle Museum and 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from University of Essex

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Dragonfly Hotel Colchester

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4 out of 5
Didn’t like the way the switches by the bed turn all lights off. No way to have an individual light. Liked that it was quiet. Poor signage from main road.

Posted by on 6 Sep 2019

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4 out of 5
Cons: Better pillows - I prefer softer
A nice surprise

Posted by on 30 Jun 2017

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5 out of 5

Well worth the stay being close to the A120 & A12

A very good place to stay if visiting Colchester. Away from the City centre for rest, easily excessive to drive if required to. Personally, it was my first visit. When I to visit Colchester area again I shall stay at the Dragonfly Hotel.

Posted by on 22 Mar 2017

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5 out of 5
Pros: Nice room. Nice food. Convenient location. Free parking. Free wifi . What's not to like.
Cons: N/A
Location: It was near colchester. .... do colchester lol.
Stayed at 3 dragonfly hotels in 3 days. To be honest, for the price, I found them very good value. No complaints.

Posted by , from York on 16 Oct 2016

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly Dragonfly Hotel Colchester also features a terrace, a garden, and express check-in. Self parking is free. This 3-star Colchester hotel is smoke free.

  • 50 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: London (STN-Stansted) (57 km / 35.4 mi)
  • Train station: Colchester Town Station (5.9 km / 3.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester offers 50 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 9 AM.

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester has a restaurant serving breakfast and lunch.

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. For guests' safety, the property includes carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Contactless check-out is available.Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner, and also through room service.

  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • Online Penalty Collection
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 25.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 9.95 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Colchester Quality Hotel
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  • Colchester Quality Inn
  • Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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