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Premier Inn Colchester Central

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Cowdray Avenue, Colchester CO1 1UT, England
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Ranked #5 of 21 Hotels in Colchester
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Ails21 North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic value for money. Staff are exceptional. Rooms beautiful and clean. Breakfasts are brilliant value for money. Great location 10minute walk to a beautiful town and wide variety off shops. Why shop around for hotel reviews and cheapest just book premier inn hotels. Well worth that little bit extra, you can't buy the staff, cleanliness, tidiness, home from home comfort.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just been back to Colchesters Premier inn [ Cowdrey Avenue. ] Another excellent stay at this hotel which we have stayed in a number of years whilst attending our annual army reunion. Apart from me flooding the bathroom well that's another story.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for five nights recently, room was clean and in excellent condition, bed was very comfortable, had problems with room being cold but staff were very helpful and were able by the second day to sort the issue. Dining is in the adjacent pub The Albert, full Premier Inn Buffet and cooked breakfast to order, delicious and well executed. I... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights on business. As usual with a Premier Inn, the room was perfectly fine, clean and comfortable. Lots of parking and right next door to pub/Beafeater. Staff were all very friendly and helpful. The only slight negative is that it isn't as well sound proofed as some other hotels, and as it's on a busy road there... More 

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Penistone, South Yorkshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A small but typical Premier Inn by the side of a busy road junction. A ten/fifteen minute uphill walk into town and five minutes from the excellent Victoria pub. I've never known such friendly staff on the front desk of a Premier Inn!

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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We had 2 nights at the hotel. It is very convenient for the town centre being approximately 30 minutes walk or there are plenty of buses. The reception area is very 'crowded' with an exit straight into the car parking area. As usual the rooms and Wifi were good. Car parking was plentiful. We had breakfast at the Beefeater next... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The staff made our stay; they were very friendly and welcoming. The room was very comfortable and clean. I was concerned about the noise from traffic as it's on a main road, but I have to say that our night was completely undisturbed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Staff couldn't be more helpful or friendly here. Rooms, your usual premier inn, nice comfy beds etc only slight gripe would be the rooms can be quite noisy on the front near the road, not overly so that you can't sleep, just something to be aware of. Easy to get to, a ten minute ish walk in to town, or... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at our hotel. It really matters to us that our guests enjoy every aspect of their stay. We sincerely apologise that on this occasion our hotel did not meet your expectations. We are however, pleased to learn that you were refunded in line with our Good Night Guarantee. Your feedback... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Lovely staff at the premier inn itself very welcoming and accommodating (funny though as we arrived at 13.57 & they told us we had to wait 3 minutes to check in) room was very clean. However Staff next door at the beefeater restaurant were very rude and hard to find. Took us 45 mins to get our bill as you... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Stayed over for 2 nights with my partner and our 4 yr old daughter. Room was excellent and the extra bed was top quality. Very quiet at night considering the hotel is on a busy road. Staff were excellent. Absolutely clean all over, would definitely stay again. Maybe the only downside is rooms don't have mini fridges to keep the... More 

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