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Premier Inn Colchester Central

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Cowdray Avenue, Colchester CO1 1UT, England
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Ranked #4 of 20 Hotels in Colchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Sue I Colchester, United Kingdom
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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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Colchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 3 weeks ago

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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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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 3 weeks ago 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Hertford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked in for 1 night as this was pretty much the closest we could get to Colchester General Hospital. Hotel is on a very busy and noisy road and windows do not block out that noise. In addition we were kept awake until 1:30am by someone having an argument in the car park downstairs and by a ridiculously noisy bathroom... More 

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Derry N Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

clean hotel friendly helpful staff great time easy access to town centre and local areas such as castle park. stayed for local wedding and can't fault the room. staff really helpful and friendly with all that me and my daughter needed on our stay

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