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In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds

Guest reviews

4.1/5 Very good
991 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Business Services
Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Hand sanitizer provided
Personal protective equipment

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationColchester Natural History Museum8 min drive
Popular LocationFlatford Mill12 min drive
Popular LocationColchester Castle Park18 min drive
AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)46 min drive

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  • Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking (With Sofa Bed)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 204 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking (With Sofa Bed)
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 204 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, Non Smoking

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 204 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Wheelchair)

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 260 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Wheelchair)

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Colchester

Holiday Inn Express Colchester is located in Colchester. Ipswich Waterfront and Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Colchester Golf Club and Chantry Park. Colchester Zoo and Jimmy's Farm are also worth visiting.

Visit our Colchester travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Colchester Natural History Museum - 8 min drive
  • Flatford Mill - 12 min drive
  • Colchester Castle Park - 18 min drive
  • Colchester Castle Museum - 19 min drive
  • Colchester Town Hall - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Colchester Hythe Station - 8 min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 46 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Great Room — 1 min walk
  • The Crown - 2 min drive
  • The Sun Inn - 4 min drive
  • Essex Rose - 4 min drive
  • Le Talbooth - 4 min drive

About this property

Holiday Inn Express Colchester

Hotel in Colchester with free breakfast and restaurant
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a business centre are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 101 rooms provide conveniences such as sofa beds and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Free newspapers, hairdryers and safes are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Holiday Inn Express Colchester offers 101 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. 26-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
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

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Sofa bed

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 26-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 1:30 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 AM please contact the property in advance 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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

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
No on-site parking is available
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays
Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser

We should mention

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

Property is also known as

Holiday Inn Express Colchester Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Colchester
Holiday Inn Express Colchester Hotel Dedham
Express Colchester Colchester
Holiday Inn Express Colchester Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Colchester Colchester
Holiday Inn Express Colchester Hotel Colchester

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Holiday Inn Express Colchester and receive a full refund?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express Colchester offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Holiday Inn Express Colchester cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Holiday Inn Express Colchester pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express Colchester?
Holiday Inn Express Colchester doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Holiday Inn Express Colchester?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 1:30 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated in Colchester, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.4 km) from Dedham Vale and 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum. High Woods Country Park and Hollytrees Museum are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Holiday Inn Express Colchester

4.1
Very good
5 - Excellent
371
4 - Good
446
3 - Okay
120
2 - Mediocre
45
1 - Poor
9
4.5
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
3.9
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Not keyworker.

I am not a key worker. Just have to work because the boss says so. Driving all over the UK. Rang hotel night before to ask any room yes they said we keep few rooms spare for people like me. Food was good eat in your own room. Would stay again

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

The stay was exceptional given the current climate. The beds are very small for 2 adults but they were comfortable.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020