Very happy with room, really comfortable & clean. Only disappointment was waiting to order once seated in restaurant, 30 minutes & waiting for bill after meal, food was excellent though. We had a hotel gift voucher for an anniversary present, beware these can only be used once, so any amount left cannot be saved.
Not easily found and almost impossible without sat nav. we had to ring for instructions. Being disabled was the main reason we opted for this hotel only to find all bar one taken by idle ignorant able bodied drivers.
These were about the only down points of this hotel.
Traveller from staffordshire
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The staff were very welcoming, cheerful and efficient. The hotel is in a good location for the town.
Supper menu looked good but we ate out in town. There are loads of eateries/restaurants close to the hotel.
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Very helpful owners and room was excellent as was the full English breakfast.
Only minus point was trying to find the place, Expedia put address as "Mill lane, Colchester"
There are however three "Mill lanes" in Colchester!! Needless to say I tried the other two first and was driving around for a good hour. My satnav doesn't work with postcodes.
Stayed in one of three rooms behind hotel each of which have patio, separated from each other by bushes to ensure privacy. They area is fenced in to separate it from the pub garden. Room and bathroom comfortable and spotless. Hand towels formed into an elephant head - nice touch.
Colchester's claim to fame is that it is the oldest recorded Roman town in the British Isles. This city of 105,000 is 90 km northeast of London. Tourist attractions include the 11th-century Colchester Castle and the 19th-century Victorian Colchester Town Hall and the Jumbo Water Tower.
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