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University of Essex -  Colchester Campus
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Situated in Colchester, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of University of Essex, Hollytrees Museum and Colchester Visitor Information Centre. Colchester ...

3.5/5Good! (8 reviews)

"The property is well spaced out over a large area. Therefore it means a 10 minute walk to reception, 10 mins to accommodation, 5 mins back to car park. There are hills and stairs. The accommodation is basic, but quite adequate. As it is only available during Summer, there are not many people at the ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2019

University of Essex - Colchester Campus
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Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Other property types in Colchester

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
3 out of 5
The price is £60 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (506 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay. Great customer service and scenery."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jun 2020

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
Holiday Inn Colchester
Holiday Inn Colchester
4 out of 5
The price is £61 per night
4/5Very Good! (313 reviews)

"All good. Staff facility. Room. Location. Staff were really friendly and the parking was good. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

Holiday Inn Colchester
St Nicholas Hotel
St Nicholas Hotel
3 out of 5
High Street St Nicholas Hotel, Colchester, England
The price is £50 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (151 reviews)

"Really simple easy check in and the room was great. The staff were easy to contact online and really quick to respond. Right in the middle of Colchester as well so near to everything."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2020

St Nicholas Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Colchester?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. This destination’s bars offer plenty of opportunities to treat your taste buds, and the historic sites are a cultural highlight.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many have private options too), budget prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Colchester?
While you’re deciding on somewhere to stay, take a look at this top hostel in Colchester: University of Essex - Colchester Campus - Located within a 20-minute walk of University of Essex. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 restaurants. You’ll find towels, showers and free toiletries in all rooms.
What's the weather like in Colchester?
The weather can be important when you’re experiencing new places, so here are some stats about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 4°C. Average annual rainfall for Colchester is 584 mm.
What is there to see and do in Colchester?
Overall, Colchester is known for its historical sites, museums and art. Major attractions include Colchester Zoo, Clacton Pier and Ipswich Waterfront. Get out into nature with places such as Colchester Castle Park, Abberton Reservoir and Beth Chatto Garden. Cultural attractions include Colchester Castle Museum, Colchester Natural History Museum and Tymperleys Clock Museum.
What's the best way to get around Colchester?
You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is London (STN-Stansted), located 27.2 mi (43.8 km) from the city centre. An alternative is Cambridge (CBG), located 37.9 mi (61 km) away. Once you’re on the ground, you might want to make use of public transport. To check out more of the area, catch a train at Colchester Town Station, Colchester Station or Colchester Hythe Station.