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The North Hill Hotel

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51 North Hill, Colchester CO1 1PY, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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london
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very basic b&b. Our room was tiny - hardly enough room to move around the bed. Cheap and nasty furnishings. Grouting in shower discoloured. On a very noisy road - traffic and drunk people kept us awake during the night. Cooked breakfast good but hardly any butter on table and had to ask for ketchup and brown sauce - minuscule... More 

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Borås
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed four nights at The North Hill Hotel. Location is perfect with walking distance to the center, the castle park and the station. Colchester is a pleasant city to walk in, with pedestrian streets, shops, restaurants and pubs. If you want to go to London, trains run frequently and it takes about 50 minutes to Liverpool Street Station. The room... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If Carlsberg did hotels it would be the north hill hotel, friendly helpful staff and a great location. Our room was small but clean and very comfortable, breakfast was really good with lots of choices. Being near the town centre it was within easy reach of all amminities. Overall a fantastic break.

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London, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The staff were very courteous, efficient, and approachable. The room (one of the Executive Doubles) was comfortable. The only reason I haven't given a 5-star review was because the bathroom seems to be a modern art installation on the themes of "eccentricity" and "bafflement". It took a long time to work out the trick for draining the basin and bath... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We popped in the Green Room Restaurant for a lovely traditional Sunday meal. The meal and service was great . I had the roast beef with veg followed by colchester pudding. We sat out in the court room to eat. I found it to be really relaxing spot. I would be more then happy to go back.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I stayed with 12 other family members for 3 nights; majority came from overseas to attend a wedding. My room was small but clean and comfortable. The shower in the newly renovated bathroom was powerful, which is the way I like it to be. Being near the high street suited my daughters who went shopping and the restaurants and pubs... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We book this hotel through looking at the comments of trip advisor, we arrived at the hotel , and i met the manager who was very helpful and his staff was all very friendly , the hotel was very clean and tidy , and we enjoyed our short stay , we was leaving for a evening meal at the wear... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is a friendly bright and sympathetically renovated hotel. I remember it from many years ago and the re- invention of it is amazing. The staff were friendly and professional, the food was great. Lovely to have real poached eggs ( not bullets!!) and creamy scramble ( that didn't bounce!!). The fish dishes were also very good. Good location in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

It's so nice to find a place where the staff seem to care so much about making you feel welcome. The food was excellent, the room was very comfortable, and the whole experience proved a delight. My partner and I would definitely return. Thanks so much!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We stayed at the hotel for 2 nights while visiting Clarice House day spa (which is 10mins drive away). Just can't fault the hotel. Who would have thought such a sweet, well run oasis of calm is situated right in the centre of town off a busy road? Staff were so friendly and helpful from the moment we arrived. We... More 

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