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Holiday Inn Colchester

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Abbotts Lane, Eight Ash Green, Colchester CO6 3QL, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Robert W Newcastle, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here whilst visiting relatives, the staff are always very friendly and helpful and the facilities are excellent. The gym and pool are a good way to "unwind" after sightseeing all day! Rooms are clean and good-sized and the hotel is handily situated for access to the main roads leading to London and Chelmsford. Breakfast is good with a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed there overnight to be near a motorbike race track where my grandson was racing at the weekend. Took my grandson swimming at the hotel Friday before taking him to the racetrack and then my grandaughter got dropped of Sat am and had a swim before we left. Did not have breakfast as I thought £14.99 was a bit expensive,... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with a friend on Friday 15th August. We had never stayed before and were attending an event in Colchester that evening. When we walked in there was pieces of what looked like it once was a buffet all over the carpet, half eaten sandwiched, bits of cake etc. After trying to avoid stepping on all that check... More

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Northfleet, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this holiday inn many times in the past and have always had a fantastic time. My daughter loves the way we can just walk down the hall to the pool and loves all the choice at breakfast. The staff are all very friendly especially the breakfast chef who is always happy to help. The only down... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Would have loved to have been able to write this review after my family had used the hotel for my mother in laws 90th birthday party. But although I went to the hotel myself (I live near by) no one was available to speak to me regarding the possibility of booking this family occasion. I was asked to leave my... More

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall this holiday inn met our needs, but nothing special! Room was quite good and quiet. We had booked the hotel months before as we were going to a wedding and we asked for a check in an hour ahead of the normal time so that we could get to the wedding in time. We rang up a few days... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 1 night whilst visiting friends in Colchester. The rooms are a good size, beds comfortable, shower was good, the staff are friendly and the breakfast was very good with a varied selection. We would definitely stay again...

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Woking, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before I start, it is hugely important to mention that I did complain at Reception and my views were listened to. The person in charge offered us a 50% discount, which I accepted. This is why my rating is "average" rather than "poor" since the staff did make the effort to compensate us. My complaints were simple and about the... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Colchester, responded to this review

Dear EmmaWilliams999, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts and comments regarding your stay with us. We always try our best to ensure we meet our guests needs and expectations and on this occasion we apologize for your disappointment with our amenities. Though this matter has been resolved in a timely manner, I regret this... More

Gisburn, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
26 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is now one of many in the "Holiday Inn" franchise portfolio on sale. Nevertheless, not presently an issue for guests. Run and manned by IHG. Staff who are mainly local people are outstanding. You need a car or taxi because it's close to Stanway A12 junction and 10 minutes' drive into town. No regular bus service. Stayed this... More

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a weekend conference and I must say the staff are some of the most helpful people I have ever met. The chair I was using for the meetings aggravated my disability and I asked if it could be changed. By the time I got back to the meeting room with my coffee I had the exact... More

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Address: Abbotts Lane, Eight Ash Green, Colchester CO6 3QL, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester > Eight Ash Green
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Colchester 3*
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The Holiday Inn Colchester in Essex is 3 miles away from Colchester, the Oldest Recorded town in Britain. The Hotel is ideally located just off the A12 in a quiet village setting. This Colchester Hotel offers excellent facilities for all whether travelling on business or pleasure. Facilities include air-conditioning and High Speed Internet Access in all bedrooms, accessible & family rooms, and a Spirit Health Club with Swimming Pool. Our Hotel Restaurant, Bar & lounge offer tempting traditional British dishes and international cuisine including the famous Holiday Inn Breakfast in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. The Hotel has seven conference rooms; that cater for all your requirements from training courses, boardroom meetings & 1:1 Interviews to Wedding Ceremonies & Receptions. Not only does the Hotel cater for a diverse range of corporate clients, it offers outstanding weekend & leisure packages for those couples or families wishing to relax - Remember Kids Stay & Eat for Free*. Surrounding attractions include Colchester Zoo, Freeport Designer Shopping Village, Castle Museum and PGA seniors tour golf at Stoke By Nayland. Colchester United's New Ground, is only a short drive away. What s more the Hotel is less than 30 miles away from Stansted Airport connecting major cities around the world. *Terms & Conditions Apply ... more   less 
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