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Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 2 weeks ago 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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Pune, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

- Nice hotel - Great value for money - Friendly staff - very conveniently located - Rooms are rather small though - High street is close by - quite a few restaurants and two of the train stations are nearby

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

This hotel Is nice but not somewhere I'd stay again. Down visiting an old Partner of mine was close To the town And places to Meet People. Staff were nice but not much atmosphere. The price was Good for what the hotel Was

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Halstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Stayed overnight for a friends birthday party in town... We returned to the hotel at past 2am, and were greeted with a very polite man who let us in. Lovely room, very clean, and well appointed with an exceptionally comfortable bed, nice and quiet even overlooking the main road, I always appreciate a fan in, even in winter... Restaurant staff...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

A great hotel with friendly staff, central location and a delicious breakfast. Felt slightly strange checking in to the hotel in the restaurant, but that just added to the whole experience! I also asked for a quiet room after reading previous reviews, and was happy to get a room at the back of the hotel. Walking distance to lots of...

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 18, 2016

I was pleased to discover this hotel on a recent visit. The location is very central, only a short walk into the town centre and walkable from the mainline station in about 10 minutes too. There is a covered NCP car park opposite for which a reduction is available through the hotel reception on departure. The single room was well...

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Chichester
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

We visited the city to go to the Mercury theatre and picked this hotel at random. What a great little gem. Walking distance to the theatre, so ideal. Fantastically clean and well appointed rooms. All the staff we encountered were lovely. The breakfast was varied and freshly prepared. The room suffered from a little pedestrian noise but this all died...

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Reviewed October 23, 2016

A cute little hotel, with great breakfasts included. I highly recommend this stay for anyone travelling to colleague needing good access to the centre of town. Very comfortable and cute little place. Lots of great restaurants in this part of town.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
Reviewed October 10, 2016

excellent small hotel, tasteful, clean and at a central location. staff was very polite and keen to help. We stayed between 30 sept and 8 October and were delightfully surprised by the kind of service and newly refurbished environment. Great cooked breakfast, availability of gluten free and lactose free products. if you have bulky suitcases choose one of the ground...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • 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: $89 - $120 (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
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Colchester
#3 Business Hotel in Colchester
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“Quietest rooms are in the Annex at the rear of the property”
 of 5 bubbles _umzog, yesterday | 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
“Try to get a room that does not open on to North Hill”
 of 5 bubbles Racoon12345, Jul 21, 2016 | Read review
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