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Hotel Description

University of Essex - Colchester Campus's walkable location gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from University of Essex. You'll find features such as free self-parking, plus 3 restaurants and 2 bars. This 2-star hostel has 1500 rooms. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and free toiletries.

  • Shared rooms with dining areas, sitting areas and free toiletries
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Drinking and dining options include 3 restaurants, 2 coffee shops/cafés and 2 bars/lounges
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Amenities include 15 meeting rooms, a conference centre and convenience store
  • On-site recreation includes a gym
  • Guests have good things to say about the accommodation for the cleanliness and comfy beds
  • Steps from University of Essex and 5 minutes by car from High Woods Country Park

About the University of Essex - Colchester Campus

Location University of Essex, Colchester, England CO4 3SQ

Property Features

There are 3 restaurants and 2 coffee shops/cafés, as well as a nearby corner/local shop. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. There are 15 meeting rooms available. A fitness centre, gift shops/newsstands, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly University of Essex - Colchester Campus. Self parking is free. This Colchester hostel is smoke free.

  • 1500 guestrooms or units
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 2 coffee shops
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Corner/local shop
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • ATM
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Colchester Hythe Station (2 km / 1.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

University of Essex - Colchester Campus offers 1500 forms of shared accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature free toiletries. This accommodation offers separate dining areas and includes desks. This Colchester hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a weekly basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Accommodation is shared
  • Communal kitchen access
  • Separate bedroom
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Heating

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Blue's Cafe – This café serves breakfast and lunch.

Buffalo Joe's – This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Canteen – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Su Bar – On-site bar. Open daily.

TopBar – On-site bar. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hostel include a fitness centre.

Guests aged under 16 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM. If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: Information PointFront desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM.
Guests arriving after hours will need to go to the following location to check in: Information Point
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 9:30 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

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business

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

This property accepts Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted

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.

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business. This property accepts Visa and Mastercard. Cash is not accepted. 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.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • 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
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Fees

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 6.00 for adults and GBP 6.00 for children (approximately)

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

Hotel Names

  • University Essex Colchester Campus Hostel
  • University Essex Campus Hostel
  • University Essex Campus Hoste
  • University of Essex Colchester Campus
  • University of Essex - Colchester Campus Colchester

You should know

  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
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