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Dragonfly Hotel Colchester

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester

3.0 out of 5.0
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.
£52
Holiday Inn Express Colchester

Holiday Inn Express Colchester

2.5 out of 5.0
Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the overall value at Holiday Inn Express Colchester. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Dedham Vale. You'll find features such as free breakfast and free WiFi in public areas, plus a restaurant. This 2.5-star hotel has 101 rooms over 2 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and sofa beds.
£59
St Nicholas Hotel

St Nicholas Hotel

3.0 out of 5.0 High Street St Nicholas Hotel, Colchester, England
Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the breakfast at St Nicholas Hotel. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Colchester Castle Museum. You'll find features such as self-parking (surcharge). This 3-star hotel has 44 rooms. Free WiFi and flat-screen TVs are available in all rooms.
£66
Holiday Inn Colchester

Holiday Inn Colchester

4.0 out of 5.0
Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the overall property condition at Holiday Inn Colchester. During your stay, you'll be close to Colchester Zoo. Features include free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus an indoor pool. This 4-star hotel has 110 rooms over 2 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and a flat-screen TV in each room.
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Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

4.0 out of 5.0
Our customers tell us that they enjoy the spacious rooms at Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western. During your stay, you'll be close to Colchester Zoo. Features include free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus an indoor pool. This 4-star hotel has 110 rooms over 2 floors. Free WiFi and LCD TVs are available in all rooms.
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The Blue Anchor

The Blue Anchor

3.5 out of 5.0
The clean rooms at The Blue Anchor Feering get good marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be close to Layer Marney Tower. You'll find features such as free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus a restaurant. This 3.5-star guesthouse has 5 rooms.
£48
Brook Red Lion Hotel

Brook Red Lion Hotel

3.0 out of 5.0
Our customers tell us they enjoy Brook Red Lion Hotel's good location. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Colchester Town Hall. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus a restaurant and a bar. Built in 1465, this 3-star inn has 24 rooms over 2 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs.
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University of Essex - Colchester Campus

University of Essex - Colchester Campus

2.0 out of 5.0
University of Essex - Colchester Campus's walkable location gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of 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.
£109
The Victory at Mersea

The Victory at Mersea

4.0 out of 5.0
Our customers tell us they can't get enough of The Victory at Mersea's great location. During your stay, you'll be close to St. Peter-on-the-Wall. Features include free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus a restaurant. This 4-star hotel has 10 rooms. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and a coffee maker in each room.

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Finding Colchester Hotels


So, you're considering going to Colchester? If you'd like to find accommodation that's within a stone's throw of the sights, you can enter your holiday dates and then use the filters beside your hotel search results to find a hotel near the area's attractions such as Colchester Zoo. You can choose among 47 Colchester hotels and accommodation choices to find a place you'd like to stay.


Whether you're searching for budget-friendly hotels in Colchester, family-friendly places to stay, or pet-friendly choices, Colchester offers a variety of accommodation types, so you can find something that works for you:

  • 3 airport hotels
  • 6 budget hotels
  • 18 family-friendly hotels
  • 7 luxury hotels
  • 3 pet-friendly hotels

Top Hotels and Other Accommodation Options in Colchester


When you're thinking about where to stay in Colchester, you can easily and quickly search ebookers for hotels offering services such as high-speed Internet, a swimming pool or free airport transport. You can take advantage of the filters to narrow down your search for accommodation, so you can get the services that are important to you, such as an in-room kitchen or air conditioning.


Guests recognise these hotels in Colchester for the free breakfast:

  • Holiday Inn Express Colchester
  • Old Wills Farm
  • GreyFriars

The following Colchester hotels are popular with guests for their pool:

  • Best Western Marks Tey Hotel
  • Essex Golf & Country Club
  • Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa

Travellers who stayed at these Colchester hotels appreciated the on-site fitness centre:

  • Best Western Marks Tey Hotel
  • Essex Golf & Country Club
  • Holiday Inn Colchester

Exploring Colchester


The welcoming city of Colchester is known for its castle and bars. Popular attractions in and around Colchester include:

  • Colchester Zoo
  • Tymperleys Clock Museum
  • Colchester Town Hall
  • Colchester Castle Museum
  • Colchester Natural History Museum
  • Jumbo Water Tower
  • Hollytrees Museum

When arranging your Colchester getaway, you can also use ebookers to find a convenient flight into Southend-on-Sea (SEN-Southend Municipal) Airport. You can narrow down your search by number of stops, airline or time of departure to find the one that'll meet your needs.


When is the Best Time to Explore Colchester?


If you're curious when is the best time of year to travel to Colchester, you may find this information about seasonal weather helpful when you are organising your getaway. The warmest months in Colchester are typically July and August, whereas the coldest months are usually February and January. The months with the most rain are October and July, whereas February and March have the least.


Here's a rundown on how much rain you can expect and what the temperatures are going to be like:

  • From January to March, the average daytime temperature is 11°C and at night it is 1°C. Seasonal average rainfall is 4 mm.
  • If you visit between April and June, you can expect an average temp of 20°C during the day and 3°C at night. Average rainfall during this season is 6 mm.
  • The daytime average temp from July to September is 22°C and the nighttime average is 9°C. Average precipitation for this season is 5 mm.
  • Between October and December, the average temp during the day is 16°C and 2°C at night. Seasonal average rain is 6 mm.
  • The average annual rainfall in Colchester is 21 mm.

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