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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

Guest reviews

4.6 out of 5 Wonderful
268 reviews
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

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Explore the area

Popular LocationUniversity of Essex10 min walk
Popular LocationColchester Visitor Information Centre4 min drive
Popular LocationHollytrees Museum4 min drive
AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)41 min drive

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  • Classic Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsClassic Room
  • Superior Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room
  • Deluxe Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room
  • Luxury Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsLuxury Room

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.

Visit our Colchester travel guide
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Popular Location

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 - 4 min drive
  • Colchester Castle Museum - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Colchester Wivenhoe Station - 4 min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 41 min drive

Restaurants

  • The brasserie — 1 min walk
  • Henleys Fish and Chips - 1 min drive
  • Bambu - 2 min drive
  • Rice'n'Spice - 3 min drive
  • The Greyhound - 3 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 (during limited hours) and TVs with digital channels. Premium bedding, coffee/tea 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. This Colchester hotel provides 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

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
  • 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

  • Dry-cleaning service

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 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 path of travel

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

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

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM and 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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

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)

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 advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings

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 Hotel Hotel Colchester

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Wivenhoe House Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Wivenhoe House Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Wivenhoe House Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Wivenhoe House Hotel ?
As of 15 Aug 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Wivenhoe House Hotel on 6 Sep 2020 start from £79, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3 PM to midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this hotel located?
Situated in Colchester, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from University of Essex, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Colchester Castle Museum and Colchester Castle Park. Beth Chatto Garden and Colchester Zoo are also within 9 mi (15 km). Colchester Hythe Station is 27 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Wivenhoe House Hotel

4.6
Wonderful
268 reviews
5 - Excellent
176
4 - Good
77
3 - Okay
8
2 - Mediocre
7
1 - Poor
0
4.8
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.6
Property condition
4.0 out of 5 Good
    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020
    5.0 out of 5 Excellent
    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

    The place was beautiful, the food was stunning and the staff were so helpful it really made the stay what it was

    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020
    5.0 out of 5 Excellent
    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

    Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020
    5.0 out of 5 Excellent
    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Lovely peaceful hotel and staff so helpful in current situation. Very welcoming.

    Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2020
    3.0 out of 5 Okay
    • Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
    • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
    Not as advertised

    Luxury room is not as advertised. Just a standard double room with a cramped 2 person sofa. No visitors allowed, but was told that on arrival with multiple friends.

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020