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Wivenhoe House Hotel

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Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board

Overview of Wivenhoe House Hotel

Wivenhoe House Hotel

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, England

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationUniversity of Essex10 min walk
  • Popular LocationColchester Visitor Information Centre4 min drive
  • Popular LocationHollytrees Museum4 min drive
  • AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)50 min drive

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About this area

Colchester

Wivenhoe House Hotel is located in Colchester. Colchester Castle Museum and Flatford Mill are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Beth Chatto Garden and Colchester Castle Park. Don't miss out on a visit to Colchester Zoo.

What's nearby

  • University of Essex - 10 min walk
  • Colchester Visitor Information Centre - 4 min drive
  • Hollytrees Museum - 4 min drive
  • Colchester Natural History Museum - 8 min drive
  • Colchester Castle Museum - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Colchester Alresford Station - 4 min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 50 min drive

Restaurants

  • The brasserie — 1 min walk
  • Rice'n'Spice - 3 min drive
  • The Greyhound - 3 min drive
  • Maison Mollie - 3 min drive
  • The Olive Branch - 4 min drive

About this property

Wivenhoe House Hotel

4-star hotel near University of Essex
Along with a restaurant, this hotel has a bar/lounge and dry cleaning. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, a garden and a front desk safe are on-site. All 40 rooms offer free WiFi, room service and TVs with digital channels. Premium bedding, coffee makers and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.
Wivenhoe House Hotel offers 40 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Beds feature premium bedding. Digital televisions are provided.

Bathrooms include baths or showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. 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
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
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

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–10:30 AM on weekends: GBP 17.50 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in reception

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are 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 English breakfast: GBP 17.50 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

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

Wivenhoe House Hotel Colchester
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Wivenhoe House Colchester
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Wivenhoe House Hotel Colchester
Wivenhoe House Hotel Hotel Colchester

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Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 187 out of 282 reviews
5 - Excellent 66%
Rating 4 - Good. 80 out of 282 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 8 out of 282 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 282 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 282 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent location. Spacious and very comfortable rooms. Excellent breakfast but service lets it down.
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2020