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Top Colchester Historic Hotels

GreyFriars
3.5 out of 5
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The price is £150 per night from 25 Oct to 25 Oct
4.8/5Exceptional! (223 reviews)
"Lovely hotel in the heart of Colchester. Rooms spacious and bathrooms with wonderful showers. The only problem is the breakfast service!!!! I have stayed at this hotel 3 times over the summer. It gets worst!! Today I complained and a manager almost put his staffing problems on my shoulders, I thought ..."

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2021

GreyFriars
Woodview Bed & Breakfast
4 out of 5
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The price is £69 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (73 reviews)
Say hi to the parrot!
"Lovely and welcoming B&B tucked away at the end of a quiet domestic street. Well decorated and spotlessly clean accommodation. Welcoming hostess and great selection of breakfast options."

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2020

Woodview Bed & Breakfast
The Angel Inn
5 out of 5
4.6/5Wonderful! (131 reviews)
Amazing
"The hotel staff go above and beyond"

Reviewed on 6 Feb 2020

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Wivenhoe House Hotel
4.6/5Wonderful! (282 reviews)
"Excellent location. Spacious and very comfortable rooms. Excellent breakfast but service lets it down."

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2020

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Wivenhoe House Hotel
The Blue Anchor Feering
The price is £85 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (48 reviews)
"Attended a party here and stayed after. My partner is coeliac and hotel was happy to provide food separately to the party buffet to ensure he was catered for. Great customer service the whole evening"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2021

The Blue Anchor Feering
Colchester Boutique Hotel
3.5 out of 5
4-6 North Hill, Colchester, England
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The price is £109 per night from 11 Oct to 11 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (161 reviews)
"Made to feel at home from the time we walked into reception. Great friendly welcome. James also gave excellent local information for places to visit in Town and surrounding aeas. Wonderful room with four poster bed. Very tasty and well cooked breakfast from Sian. Secure parking and seating area outside. ..."

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2021

Colchester Boutique Hotel
The Victory at Mersea
4 out of 5
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The price is £150 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (128 reviews)
"Very friendly and helpful staff"

Reviewed on 28 Jun 2021

The Victory at Mersea
Holiday Inn Express Colchester
4.1/5Very Good! (986 reviews)
"The hotel is convenient off the A12 yet far enough away you don't hear traffic noise. Decent room and bathroom, modern and clean and the rate included a better than average breakfast in the bar on-site. The only drawback is they don't offer family rooms with two double beds, just a bed and a sofa ..."

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2021

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Holiday Inn Express Colchester
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £71 per night from 10 Oct to 10 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (366 reviews)
"nice hotel in historic building which was a complete contrast to modern hotels with straight walls and corridors. lots of steps to get to room"

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2021

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
Kings Arms
3 out of 5
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The price is £65 per night from 4 Oct to 4 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (54 reviews)
"The new rooms are great and nicely done"

Reviewed on 28 Aug 2021

Kings Arms
White Hart Hotel by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
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The price is £54 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
4/5Very Good! (144 reviews)
Pleasant stay
"Only 2 minor issues in an enjoyable stay. Wi-fi kept cutting out and no espresso served at breakfast - so went elsewhere for breakfast. Staff helpful."

Reviewed on 1 Jun 2021

White Hart Hotel by Greene King Inns
Holiday Inn Colchester
4 out of 5
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The price is £52 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
4/5Very Good! (394 reviews)
"Staff are lovely and helpful."

Reviewed on 14 Jul 2021

Holiday Inn Colchester
Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
3 out of 5
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The price is £45 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
3.9/5Very Good! (549 reviews)
"Nice hotel, quiet surroundings, good breakfast. Everything was fine but disagreed with taking £25 payment on check in, when the room was paid for and bar/restaurant charges were taken on ordering. Had to email head office to get the payment voided several days after our stay."

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2021

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
4 out of 5
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The price is £59 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
3.8/5Good! (715 reviews)
"This was a very nice, friendly hotel."

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2021

Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
The George of Colchester
3 out of 5
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The price is £80 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
3.6/5Good! (405 reviews)
"Fantastic hotel! Beautifully decorated in a modern style, but still retaining the charm of the original building. Room was nice with a comfy bed however the hotel had run out of hand soap - good thing we had antibac gel! We enjoyed pre dinner drinks in the secret courtyard and post dinner drinks ..."

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2021

The George of Colchester
The Globe Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £95 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
3.6/5Good! (63 reviews)
"Simple little hotel, but quite nice"

Reviewed on 13 Feb 2020

The Globe Hotel
Brook Red Lion Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £54 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
3.5/5Good! (175 reviews)
Historic building with helpful friendly staff
"Very friendly and helpful staff. Building lovely old English, heaped in history."

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2021

Brook Red Lion Hotel
East Gate Inn
4 out of 5
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The price is £65 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
2.9/5 (98 reviews)
"Only stayed one night but the staff were very friendly and the room was good."

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2019

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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Colchester

When you go on a Colchester trip out of town, it's easy to choose a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You may be used to your room having all the essentials. But sometimes opting to stay in a more distinguished location can enhance your trip. A stay in a Colchester historic hotel still accommodates you with a well-appointed room that is also bursting with personality. Furthermore, it allows you to immerse yourself in Colchester's past.

Something Old, Something New

When you pass through the lobby of your Colchester hotel, you'll be transported back in time. With their classic charm and mesmerising narratives, you'll love the look and feel of these truly unique accommodations. While these hotels may be vintage, they have many of the up-to-date conveniences that help you relax or keep in touch on your stay. You'll find rooms outfitted with a comfy bed, loads of character, and about everything else you'll need for a wonderful visit.

Once you have checked-in and had a look around the historic hotel property, you can visit the prominent landmarks and art galleries to appreciate more of the region's culture. Colchester has lots of interesting places to check out. You won't have to go very far to find something to occupy your time. Colchester has around seven museums. Get your smartphone ready when travelling to places like the Colchester Museums, Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum, East Anglian Railway Museum, and the Tymperleys Clock Museum.

And if you wish to see a residence older than your hotel, then be sure to tour Colchester Castle. You can also ask your hotel's concierge or flip through our reviews for more recommendations on the best things to do in the area.

Your Colchester Accommodation Is Waiting

If you are looking to get the most from your Colchester visit, a stay in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your experience in this historically-rich region. With Expedia's 26 one-of-a-kind hotels to pick from, you're certain to discover at a great rate. However, just like the past eras you're exploring, these rates won't last indefinitely. Book soon to get your room in one of these landmark properties.

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