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The George of Colchester

The George of Colchester

130 yd from Colchester Castle Museum
4.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (227 reviews)

Situated in Colchester, this inn is steps from Colchester Castle Museum and Tymperleys Clock Museum. Colchester Natural …

£65
GreyFriars

GreyFriars

0.2 mi from Colchester Castle Museum
3.5 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (33 reviews)

Situated in Colchester, this hotel is steps from Hollytrees Museum and Colchester Natural History Museum. Colchester Castle …

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Blue Ivy Hotel

Blue Ivy Hotel

0.3 mi from Colchester Castle Museum
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (40 reviews)

Situated in Colchester, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Tymperleys Clock Museum, Colchester Castle Museum, and …

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Star Anglia Hotel

Star Anglia Hotel

0.5 mi from Colchester Castle Museum
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Colchester, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Colchester Castle Park, Colchester Castle Museum, and …

£63
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

0.6 mi from Colchester Castle Museum
3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (56 reviews)

Located in the heart of Colchester, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Hollytrees Museum, Colchester Natural History …

£62
The Leather Bottle

The Leather Bottle

2.1 mi from Colchester Castle Museum
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Colchester, this inn is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Colchester Golf Club and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Colchester Zoo. …

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Wivenhoe House Hotel

Wivenhoe House Hotel

2.2 mi from Colchester Castle Museum
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (83 reviews)

Situated in Colchester, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from University of Essex and within 3 mi (5 km) of Hollytrees Museum an …

£85
Best Western Marks Tey Hotel

Best Western Marks Tey Hotel

4.8 mi from Colchester Castle Museum
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (383 reviews)

Set in Colchester, this family-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Colchester Zoo, Colchester Golf Club, and Tymperley …

£62
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa

7.6 mi from Colchester Castle Museum
4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (60 reviews)

Located in Stoke by Nayland, this spa hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Gainsborough's House, Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum, …

£83
Lifehouse Spa & Hotel

Lifehouse Spa & Hotel

12 mi from Colchester Castle Museum
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (173 reviews)

Located in Thorpe-le-Soken, this spa hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Beth Chatto Garden, Mistley Towers, and St. Osyth Beach …

£129

Pocket Guide: Colchester Colchester Castle Museum Hotels

Colchester Castle is a Grade I listed building located in Colchester, Essex. William the Conqueror himself ordered the construction of the castle, although it wasn't completed until long after his death, around the beginning of the 12th Century. The castle's keep earns the title of the largest Norman structure in Europe, beating even the Tower of London's White Tower. Just like the Tower of London, Colchester Castle has enjoyed a long, tumultuous and fascinating history - besieged by King John in the 13th century and the headquarters of infamous Witchfinder General Matthew Hopkins in 1645.

A Fascinating Family Day Out from Essex Hotels

The castle was privately owned until 1922, and it is today open to visitors as an award-winning and hugely popular Essex tourist attraction. Colchester Castle is a public museum, with interactive displays, activities, regular family events and tours. Exhibits cover the long history of the museum right back to Roman times (when there was a temple dedicated to Emperor Claudius on the site); why not try your hand at steering a chariot or excavating an ancient Roman Grave! If you're staying in hotels in Essex or Colchester, Colchester Castle Museum is a must see historic landmark with lots to discover for the whole family.

Easily Reached from Hotels in Colchester

Colchester Castle Museum is located in the heart of Colchester, right by the High Street. There are a couple of train stations nearby, including Colchester Town Railway Station, which is just a few minutes' walk from the castle. Colchester boasts some of the finest guesthouses and hotels in Essex, including The Best Western Marks Tay Hotel, The White Hart Hotel, and Dragonfly Hotel Colchester - all well placed a short walk from the castle.

As the largest settlement in Essex, there's plenty to keep you and the family busy in Colchester once you're done stepping back in time at Colchester Castle. Colchester was once the capital of Roman Britain and is a treasure-trove of amazing archaeological sites, including a recently discovered Roman chariot race track. As a large and lively town, you'll find all manner of shops, eateries and conveniences dotted around the place, particularly along the High Street.

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