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The Leather Bottle
2.5 out of 5
0.7 mi from Colchester Zoo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £80 per night
2.7/5 (3 reviews)
Nice staff - below standard for the price

"The bar staff ere very helpful and friendly but the pub was not a great environment for a single woman The bed was nice but the room futments very basic or broken and not cleaned to a good standard . There was nobody there in the morning to check out and no breakfast available . Quite noisy . Could ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2018

The Leather Bottle
Westlands Lodge
4 out of 5
0.7 mi from Colchester Zoo
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Westlands Lodge
Woodview Bed & Breakfast
4 out of 5
1.9 mi from Colchester Zoo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (70 reviews)
Quiet, comfortable and friendly B&B

"We were made to feel very welcome when we arrived. The room was clean and comfortable and the breakfast was very good. If you like quiet, this is for you as it is in a very quiet location There are no pubs or restraunts close by so you will have to drive for a meal but that was not a problem for ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2019

Woodview Bed & Breakfast
Marks Tey Hotel by Best Western
Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
4 out of 5
1.2 mi from Colchester Zoo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £61 per night
3.8/5Good! (682 reviews)
Amazing stay.

"Due to the coronavirus our trip to Rome was cancelled myself and my partner decided we would book a little break for a couple of nights unfortunately the day we got to the hotel the bar, restaurant and leisure centre was closed, however all members of staff was absolutely amazing we was treated like ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
Holiday Inn Colchester
4 out of 5
2 mi from Colchester Zoo
Free cancellation
The price is £64 per night
4/5Very Good! (311 reviews)
Nice stay

"Stay was nice. Breakfast was very good and the restaurant staff were very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Colchester
Colchester Boutique Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1.9 mi from Colchester Zoo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £77 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (154 reviews)

"The staff were fantastic very welcoming, friendly, helpful the room was clean and tidy I couldn’t fault anything"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Colchester Boutique Hotel
Victoria House
3.5 out of 5
1.6 mi from Colchester Zoo
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Victoria House
The Globe Hotel
3 out of 5
2.3 mi from Colchester Zoo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £73 per night
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
1.8 mi from Colchester Zoo
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The price is £43 per night
3.5/5Good! (159 reviews)
Red lion Colchester

"We were extremely happy with our stay at your very wonderful hotel. The lady on the desk was happy and helpful and the young man at night was a enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. The room was warm and inviting. The bed was super comfortable. Lovey room to relax in the bath just added to our experience. ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

Brook Red Lion Hotel
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Colchester Zoo is located in a welcoming area of Colchester known for its bar scene and golfing. Colchester is home to 70 hotels and other accommodation options, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.

Staying near Colchester Zoo

Pick from one of 35 hotels and accommodation options within 5 miles of Colchester Zoo, including these picks:

Things to see and do near Colchester Zoo

While you're in town visiting Colchester Zoo, you can discover the sights within just a few miles of the area.

You'll want to browse the collections at Tymperleys Clock Museum, Colchester Natural History Museum and Hollytrees Museum. Jumbo Water Tower, Colchester Town Hall and Layer Marney Tower are monuments to see when you're exploring the area around Colchester Zoo. Explore nature at Abberton Reservoir and Colchester Castle Park.

Colchester Golf Club and Colchester Castle Museum are some sights worth a visit in the area. Spend some time checking out University of Essex, which is 5.2 mi from Colchester Zoo, or make a stop by Abberton Resevoir Visitor Centre, located 2.7 mi away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Colchester Zoo?
Colchester Zoo is located in a welcoming area of Colchester known for its bar scene and array of dining options. You’ll find 59 hotels and other accommodations within a few miles for a convenient home base.
What's the best hotel to stay close to Colchester Zoo?
Holiday Inn Colchester is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. It’s located 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Colchester Zoo. Other good options within a few miles include The Leather Bottle and Woodview Bed & Breakfast.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Colchester Zoo, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the top deals on offer in Colchester Zoo.
What can I see and do near Colchester Zoo?
Study the collections at Colchester Castle Museum, Colchester Natural History Museum or Tymperleys Clock Museum. While you’re exploring, swing by Colchester Town Hall, Layer Marney Tower and Jumbo Water Tower to learn a bit about the area. You might spend a leisurely day outdoors at Colchester Castle Park and High Woods Country Park.

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