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Holiday Inn Colchester

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Indoor pool
Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Holiday Inn Colchester

Holiday Inn Colchester

4 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Abbotts Lane, Eight Ash Green, Colchester, England

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationJumbo Water Tower6 min drive
  • Popular LocationColchester Golf Club8 min drive
  • Popular LocationColchester Zoo8 min drive
  • AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)38 min drive

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About this area

Colchester

Located in Colchester, Holiday Inn Colchester is near the airport. High Woods Country Park and Dedham Vale reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Colchester Zoo and East Anglian Railway Museum. Travelling with kids? Consider Colchester Natural History Museum and Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping.

What's nearby

  • Jumbo Water Tower - 6 min drive
  • Tymperleys Clock Museum - 6 min drive
  • Colchester Town Hall - 7 min drive
  • Colchester Golf Club - 8 min drive
  • Colchester Zoo - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Colchester Station - 5 min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 38 min drive

Restaurants

  • Traders Bar and Grill — 1 min walk
  • The Cricketers - 13 min walk
  • Tandoori Villa - 19 min walk
  • Jhaal - 3 min drive
  • Banquet 1408 - 3 min drive

About this property

Holiday Inn Colchester

Family-friendly hotel with restaurant and indoor pool
A restaurant, an indoor pool and a health club are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café and a spa tub are on-site. All 110 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, hairdryers and phones.
Holiday Inn Colchester offers 110 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.
Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are 2 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body treatments and manicures and pedicures.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (third-party expert - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10 AM: GBP 14.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa services
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German

Business services

  • Conference centre (1356 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms 5

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 2 treatment rooms
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night
Dogs welcome
Pets cannot be left unattended
Food and water bowls are available
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 14.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club and Carte Blanche; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Colchester Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Colchester
Holiday Inn Hotel Colchester
Holiday Inn Colchester Eight Ash Green
Holiday Inn Colchester Hotel Eight Ash Green
Holiday Inn Colchester Hotel
Holiday Inn Colchester Hotel
Holiday Inn Colchester Colchester
Holiday Inn Colchester an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Colchester Hotel Colchester

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Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 143 out of 393 reviews
5 - Excellent 36%
Rating 4 - Good. 154 out of 393 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 59 out of 393 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 23 out of 393 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 14 out of 393 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness
The room wasn't clean, the mugs in the room had only been rinsed out so were still tea stained. We had booked a family room (4 people) but it only had towels and pillows for 2 people.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I AM GOING TO COMPLAIN TO HOLIDAY INN,IT WAS A DISGRACE.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff are lovely and helpful.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Nice location. Outdated interior.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Its was ok but no spa or space for swimmingpool
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021