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Premier Inn Colchester Central

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Cowdray Avenue, Colchester CO1 1UT, England
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Ranked #7 of 21 Hotels in Colchester
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a standard Premier Inn which has obviously been re decorated. The room was very clean and the shower nice and powerful plus there was ample parking. The reason for writing this review is to let the management know what great staff they are employing at this establishment. The recetionists went out of their way to be welcoming and... More 

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Gibraltar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great small hotel at the bottom of Colchester's North Hill; very close to the main railway station and only a brisk twenty minute walk (up hill) to the Hight Street and the main shopping/eating areas of Colchester. Very friendly reception staff and a very clean room with everything you need for a short/medium stay.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was ideal very comfortable windows open but not fully air con was noisy hence 4 stars but the staff our lovely CCTV camera on car park so security good and car park free for guests thank you for a lovely stay good luck to all

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Grand Rapids
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked the family room. Myself, Wife and 2 kids. Being used to USA hotels, the room did seem small but it worked great. The hotel obviously used to be an old pub (pub now the beefeater), it was clean and the staff very helpful and friendly. Paid for the breakfast (kids 15 and under are free). Great value for money,... More 

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Devon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing wrong with hotel - usual Premier Inn on a very busy road (they do make this clear) but windows are very old and very poorly fitting so even though they have double-glazing they do not exclude noise well enough. They need refit as a priority - until then they need at least secondary glazing.

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birmingham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was checked into the hotel by Danny and he was great . very helpful ad friendly a credit to the hotel A good clean hotel my room was spotless, all mod cons. free wifi, big television good car park with plenty of room

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This hotel looked nice on arrival but the rooms are plagued by the noise from the busy road at the front. Even the rooms at the back suffer, particularly as the windows are poorly sealed and need maintenance. There is only Ground Floor and First Floor here and so little choice of alternatives. The traffic levels increase from about 5... More 

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WhitbreadHotels, Online Customer Feedback at Premier Inn Colchester Central, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. At Premier Inn it is our aim is to make our guests feel brilliant through a great night’s sleep, and I apologise that on this occasion your stay was less than relaxing. Please be assured your comments have been noted and all aspects of your feedback will be... More 

North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

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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Runcorn
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

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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