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Dragonfly Hotel Colchester

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Leeds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 night stay (unfortunately) Reception staff on arrival pleasant and helpful. Room/hotel in general... Old Run down Basic Dirty carpet 1 pillow The room not cleaned or if it had you couldn't notice! No bottled water Dirty walls I wanted to go home as soon as we arrived!!! Very disappointed Different staff on departure and he didn't even get off...

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Chantelle F Thank you for taking your time to review your recent stay at the hotel and I am very sorry to read on this occasion we have not met your expectations and I would like to apologise for the inconvenience this caused you. All reviews are taken seriously to enable us to improve on what we offer &...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Dragonfly for 1 night stopover in Colchester. The Hotel is set in lovely grounds with ample parking (that they don't want to try and charge you for!!) The staff were pleasant, but sadly the rooms are very 'tired' There was a leaflet in the room saying the group of Hotels were being updated.... but sadly not reached...

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Kevin T Thank you for your recent review and we are pleased to read that overall your stay was comfortable. In regards to your comments about the rooms being tired, a 3 month refurbishment of the hotel starts today with the bedrooms followed on by the front of house area. I do hope that we can welcome you back...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was on my way to a funeral in Ardleigh, we were a bit early so we went for a coffee, and could only find this hotel. Went in, was glad I wasn't staying there as had a hostel feel to the place. It was deserted and the staff at reception showed me where I could vend two coffee's and...

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Keano_dad Thank you for your review and I'm very sorry to read of your recent experience in regards to the parking charge you received whilst using the hotel facilities. If you can please contact me on the number below to discuss this further to enable me to get your fine cancelled Kind Regards Carolyne Cowie OM 01206 230900

Leyland, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to this hotel.Set in nice surroundings by the side of Ardleigh reservoir and in a good location just off the motorway junction.Check in was quick and staff were nice and friendly.My room was adequate.Couple of cobwebs on the ceiling but otherwise clean enough.Went to the restaurant for dinner but ended up eating in a nearby...

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear IanPLancashire Thank you for taking your time to review your recent stay at the hotel and we are pleased to read overall your stay was comfortable. We take all reviews, whether positive or negative, to improve on guest satisfaction for the future and I hope we can welcome you back when you are next in the area. Kind Regards...

Reviewed March 9, 2017

A functional hotel, good location although tricky to find from chelmsford direction due to the intersection roundabout exits close together and a tardy sat nav. Room was good, not the busiest restaurant and a menu easily run through on weeks stay, breakfast was ok. All in a functional comfortable bed for the night on business, good value for money

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Gerard H Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay at the hotel and it was a pleasure to read that overall your stay met with your expectations. We do hope we can accommodate you when you are next staying in the area. Kind Regards Carolyne Cowie OM 01206 230900

Godmanchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 18, 2017

We booked the 'dinner free on first night' offer. The menu looked good (if price is anything to go by) but ours was was from the 'out of the freezer' class of food - burger was fine but fish and chips was poor. We would not pay those prices for that quality, so suggest you don't. The room was good,...

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Plopitucus Thank you for taking you time to review your recent stay @ the Dragonfly and we are very pleased to read that overall your stay met with your expectations. I am, however, sorry to read that the food did not come up to an expected standard and this is something I will look into and for this I...

Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming, lovely room, comfortable bed, pleasant helpful staff, clean and tidy, breakfast more than sufficient, easy to get to and good access to Colchester and surrounding areas, would definitely go back

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear JackieAgb Thank you very much for your lovely 5 star rating of your recent stay at the Dragonfly Hotel. I will ensure all the team read your review and I hope that we can welcome you back to the hotel in the not too distant future. Kind Regards Carolyne Cowie OM 01206 230900

Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for 4 nights for work commitments. The room was nice and warm and had everything basic you could need. The food was nice... wasn't too keen on the fish and chips but the burger and lasagne was nice, I thought the ice cream was a bit expensive for what ypu get... three scoops for 4 quid, but overall a...

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Annice B Thank for choosing the Dragonfly Colchester and for your very kind review. I am delighted to read that the hotel met your needs, all the team were polite and over all you enjoyed your stay. We do hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future Kind Regards Carolyne Cowie OM 01206...

Castle Hedingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Was visiting for a friend's big birthday party, about ten minutes walk away. Staff were very welcoming and polite, only problem was the fact that the Hotel's front door was locked at 11p.m., although someone was there to let me in. My room was reasonably comfortable, even if it was in need of a bit of TLC. Breakfast was fine...

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear 64smith10 Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel following your recent stay with us and we are very pleased to read that your stay was enjoyable. We are aware that the rooms are in need of TLC and this is a project we are embarking on around the middle of this year, so we do hope...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

In the dark we drove straight past the turning..watch out for that if arriving late as it's a 15 minute journey to get back! Plenty of car parking. Check in smooth and key card ready for us; staff very helpful and pleasant. Room fine, comfy bed, all the usual stuff except no soap or toiletries but I had some from...

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Helcatamy Thank you very much for your lovely 5 star review and I will certainly ensure that all the team at the hotel read it. I am sorry that you had no toiletries in the room as this should not of been the case, however I will ensure the housekeeping team are made aware of this so it does...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Dragonfly Hotel Colchester

Address: A12/A120 Ardleigh Junction, Ardleigh, Colchester C07 7QY, England (Formerly Quality Hotel Colchester)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester > Ardleigh
Price Range: $58 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dragonfly Hotel Colchester 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Ramada Colchester Hotel Colchester
Colchester Ramada
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“not a place to buy quality food”
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“all rooms need a makeover.”
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“Register your car at recieption no matter how long you stay!”
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