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Yorkshire
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were only in the North Hill for about 14 hours, but we were made very welcome by all the staff and enjoyed our short stay. As mentioned elsewhere, there are a LOT of stairs, but that didn't concern us at all. Special mention for the breakfast, which was cooked to order and excellent. Happy to recommend the North Hill...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in Room 1, which is adjacent to staircase, but I'm not sure that explains it. Date of stay 13 March, what on earth was going on until past 4.00am? Furniture being dragged around, loud conversation seemed to come from floor above. Was there some kind of night time maintenance taking place? Excellent breakfast to be positive

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting Colchester for a half marathon and needed somewhere central to stay. Stayed in a single room which was on the small side but perfectly formed - very clean - nice ensuite as well. It ticked all the boxes. I must give Emma a very special mention - she is an amazing team member - so helpful and...

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Naples, Italy
Reviewed February 15, 2017

This is a difficult review to write... We liked the place a lot but we experienced two issues that were too relevant to be ignored. So let's point out the pros and cons of the hotel. PROS: - The building is nice, clean and the atmosphere pleasant. - The location is good (few minutes from the high street) although a...

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ColchesterRob, Owner at The North Hill Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, thanks or your review...I haven't responded for a while but your one as prompted me as it does offer some difficult challenges! it sounds like on all levels that we normally judge ourselves you have given us a glowing report. With regards to the 'Architectural Barriers' you are of course correct, we have a lot of stairs without ramps....

Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Visited Colchester for one night to go to the theatre. Lovely friendly staff, very helpful, very clean, excellent breakfast - all in all a great stay. The only downside was the fact that I wasn't given a voucher to ease the cost of parking in the NCP carpark when I paid and left despite the fact that I enquired as...

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Trowbridge
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

This hotel is very nearly excellent. Our room (at the back of the hotel which is quiet) was lovely and clean and very spacious. The dinner and breakfast are both very pleasant. The staff are patient and very helpful, and the car parking issue is not really a problem. But why oh why do so many hotels only provide ONE...

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Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

You know, I think that this hotel was one of the best I've stayed at in a while, and I've been at the Crown Plaza, the Hilton, and Holiday Inn in the last few weeks alone. Is this the most spacious hotel overflowing with amenities? No. But this isn't what I'm judging my rating on. The room was good for...

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Colchester
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for one Saturday night in November. Although from the outside the hotel looks quite small it goes back quite substantially! My room was amazing and lovely and warm to return to after a late night as it was freezing outside. Breakfast in the morning was scrumptious and the staff were welcoming and attentive at all times. Centrally located...

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Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 21, 2017

This is one of the best places to stay in Colchester. It is centrally located and the building has some charm. There is a separate annex at the rear which is where i have stayed twice before. The rooms are relatively spacious, with modern but subtle decor. The breakfast is great and the staff really do seem to care. The...

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Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We arrived on New Years Eve morning ,great welcome from the staff was impressed with where the Hotel is situated ..Our room was wonderful ,clean,warm and such a comfortable bed,! Double shower was fab , everything was very clean Tea and Coffee tray was full even had Hot Chocolate and a glass bottle of water, attention to detail is very...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Here at The North Hill Hotel we strive to provide a convenient and friendly place to stay in the heart of the old Roman Capital city which is full of character, but softened behind a modern clean exterior. We are commited to giving a consistant friendly service to all our guests in a way which will surpass any previous expectations of value in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The North Hill Hotel

Address: 51 North Hill, Colchester CO1 1PY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester
Price Range: $90 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The North Hill Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
North Hill Colchester
The North Hill Hotel Colchester, Essex
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#3 Business Hotel in Colchester
#3 Romantic Hotel in Colchester
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“Beware the stairs if you have pushchairs, wheelchairs, or difficulties in ambulation.”
  • Very spacious shower
 of 5 bubbles costaeurope, Feb 15, 2017 | Read review
“Quietest rooms are in the Annex at the rear of the property”
 of 5 bubbles _umzog, Jan 21, 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of the hotel are quieter. Room 32 - spacious however if you are very tall you may have issues with the ceiling!”
 of 5 bubbles 266aphrodite, Oct 10, 2016 | Read review
“Worth contacting the hotel to state your requirements”
 of 5 bubbles tyketyke, Sep 18, 2016 | Read review
“Don't get a room facing the street”
 of 5 bubbles eapst222, Aug 8, 2016 | Read review
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