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Holiday Inn Express Colchester

Holiday Inn Express Colchester

Birchwood Road, Colchester
    2.5 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.2 out of 5 (751 reviews)
    Nice hotel Lovely stay,but navigation to hotel from.town is a bit tricky,and mobile reception is not very good in the room until you get outside the door
    13 Apr 2018

    Holiday Inn Express Colchester£33

    Holiday Inn Express Colchester£33
    Campanile restaurant BASILDON - East of London

    Campanile restaurant BASILDON - East of London

    A127 Southend Arterial Road, Basildon
      2.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      3.2 out of 5 (314 reviews)
      For the price okay for one night, two towels only could do with a coat of paint.
      14 Apr 2018

      Campanile restaurant BASILDON - East of London£24

      Campanile restaurant BASILDON - East of London£24
      Oyster Fleet Hotel

      Oyster Fleet Hotel

      Knightswick Road, Canvey Island
        2.0 out of 5.0
         
         
        3.9 out of 5 (276 reviews)
        Oyster FleetStayed for one night in the room with king size bed. The room was large with great views. Bed comfortable with tea and coffee facilities in the room. Bathroom facilities ok with toiletries and clean towels but was extremely disappointed that the electric shower over the p shape bath was not connected ...
        22 Apr 2018

        Oyster Fleet Hotel£43

        Oyster Fleet Hotel£43
        Days Inn London Stansted Airport

        Days Inn London Stansted Airport

        Welcome Break Service Area, Bishop's Stortford
          2.5 out of 5.0
           
           
          3.6 out of 5 (727 reviews)
          nice convenient hotel to stansted airportComfortable clean room comfortable bed clean smelling linen hair dryer, shower and hand wash, friendly helpful staff a little noise from the motorway that runs at the back other wise nice hotel
          21 Apr 2018

          Days Inn London Stansted Airport£37

          Days Inn London Stansted Airport£37
          The Kicking Dickey

          The Kicking Dickey

          4 Ongar Road, Dunmow
            2.5 out of 5.0
             
             
            3.4 out of 5 (39 reviews)
            Just what you need, great price, great pub food and great staff and in a good location
            11 Feb 2018

            The Kicking Dickey£38

            The Kicking Dickey£38
            Endeavour Hotel

            Endeavour Hotel

            196 Thisselt Road, Canvey Island
              2.0 out of 5.0
               
               
              3.8 out of 5 (136 reviews)
              Reasonable, I was at an event in Basildon but due to the Chelmsford Festival Canvey Island was one of the nearest hotels available, The Hotel was reasonable but would have been hard to find without Satnav, the room was basic I do prefer ensuite normally, I would rate it good for the price.
              31 Aug 2017

              Endeavour Hotel£41

              Endeavour Hotel£41
              Brunton House

              Brunton House

              15 Carmarvon Road, Clacton-on-Sea
                2.5 out of 5.0
                 
                 
                4.4 out of 5 (44 reviews)
                Great hotelVery close to beach, pier and town centre. Free parking and breakfast included. Our dog, Sadie, loved it! 🐶
                3 Jun 2017

                Brunton House£54

                Brunton House£54
                The Queens Head Inn

                The Queens Head Inn

                High Street, Saffron Walden
                  2.0 out of 5.0
                   
                   
                  3.6 out of 5 (30 reviews)
                  Nice hotelQuick and easy to find, Staff helpful. Rooms very nice.
                  18 Feb 2018

                  The Queens Head Inn£71

                  The Queens Head Inn£71
                  Elsenham Lodge

                  Elsenham Lodge

                  Park Road, Bishop's Stortford
                    2.5 out of 5.0
                     
                     

                    Elsenham Lodge£46

                    Elsenham Lodge£46
                    The Waggon & Horses

                    The Waggon & Horses

                    High Street, Halstead
                      2.0 out of 5.0
                       
                       
                      3.4 out of 5 (78 reviews)
                      Lovely B&B, excellent service, great priceMy girlfriend and I stayed at the Waggon and Horses for 1 night whilst attending a wedding. The price for a double room was very reasonable and considerably cheaper than most of the surrounding options. The room itself was in a separate annex to the pub and nicely made up with all the basic requirements ...
                      18 Aug 2015

                      The Waggon & Horses£71

                      The Waggon & Horses£71

                      Pocket Guide: 2 Stars Hotels in Essex

                      The county of Essex may be close to London, but it's also home to some of the most beautiful countryside in England. Couples and families looking to enjoy a budget break in Essex will find a selection of two star hotels to suit all tastes, from independent hotels near the coast in Harwich to guest houses in Clacton-on-Sea and chain hotels in Colchester.

                      Cheap Hotels in Essex

                      Essex's two star hotels offer modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Most provide free WiFi, with many offering a complimentary breakfast and tea/coffee makers in guest rooms as well as on-site parking - a boon for families travelling with heavy luggage. Smaller independent hotels and guest houses are often happy to provide assistance booking tickets and tours, so you can make the most of your break. The towns of Colchester and Basildon are excellent choices for those looking to enjoy the shops and restaurants the county has to offer, whilst couples and families who prefer to be by the seaside will find two star establishments in Canvey Island offer excellent value for money.

                      Activities for Couples and Families in Essex

                      There's plenty to do in Essex, whether you're enjoying a romantic break or a family holiday. Get away from it all and explore the surrounding countryside, just the two of you - Essex is home to more than 3,500 miles of bridleways and footpaths. The county also has its fair share of historic country houses, including Audley End House and Gardens, one of the most spectacular stately homes in England - Paycocke's House with its beautiful cottage garden is also worth visiting.

                      Families can enjoy activities such as white water rafting at Lee Valley White Water Centre or head for Colchester Zoo or Marsh Farm Adventure Park, where the kids can enjoy pony or tractor rides as well as birds of prey displays, pony grooming and more. If you're stuck for ideas, ask at your hotel and staff will usually be only too happy to recommend the best things to see and do in the local area.

                      Hotels Close to the Best Shops in Essex

                      Essex has some excellent shopping centres where you'll find everything from high street brands to designer labels. Places like Intu Lakeside are a popular choice for families, with a range of shops and restaurants under one roof - great for keeping everybody happy. If it's independent retailers you're after, Chelmsford High Street is the place to head, or why not visit the Wilkins Factory in Tiptree to take a guided tour and pick up some of their famous jam? After a busy day of shopping, you'll find shopping centres such as Culver Square in Colchester have plenty of chain restaurants to choose from for a meal out, or you could always pick up some local produce at the farmer's markets, held in most towns, and head back to your hotel.

                      Affordable Hotels with Excellent Amenities in Essex

                      When it comes to an affordable break, Essex's range of two star hotels won't disappoint families, couples and solo travellers. Most hotels offer amenities such as a complimentary breakfast and free WiFi, so it's easy to stay connected, whilst on-site parking at most town centre hotels means you don't need to worry about loading the car up with heavy luggage.

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