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Best Western Marks Tey Hotel
Best Western Marks Tey Hotel

2.3 mi from Colchester Zoo

London Road, Colchester CO6 1DU

4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (376 reviews)

Set in Colchester, this family-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Colchester Zoo, Colchester Golf Club, and Tymperley …

£53
Blue Ivy Hotel
Blue Ivy Hotel

3.2 mi from Colchester Zoo

4-6 North Hill, Colchester CO1 1DZ

3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (40 reviews)

Situated in Colchester, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Tymperleys Clock Museum, Colchester Castle Museum, and …

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The George of Colchester
The George of Colchester

3.3 mi from Colchester Zoo

116 High Street, Colchester CO1 1TD

4.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (217 reviews)

Situated in Colchester, this inn is steps from Colchester Castle Museum and Tymperleys Clock Museum. Colchester Natural …

£62
GreyFriars
GreyFriars

3.5 mi from Colchester Zoo

High Street, Colchester CO1 1UG

3.5 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (32 reviews)

Situated in Colchester, this hotel is steps from Hollytrees Museum and Colchester Natural History Museum. Colchester Castle …

£110
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

4 mi from Colchester Zoo

East Street, Colchester CO1 2TZ

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (53 reviews)

Located in the heart of Colchester, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Hollytrees Museum, Colchester Natural History …

£54
Wivenhoe House Hotel
Wivenhoe House Hotel

5.1 mi from Colchester Zoo

Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (83 reviews)

Situated in Colchester, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from University of Essex and within 3 mi (5 km) of Hollytrees Museum an …

£85
Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
Dragonfly Hotel Colchester

6 mi from Colchester Zoo

A12/A120 Ardleigh Junction, Colchester CO7 7QY

3.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (197 reviews)

Situated in Colchester, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Hollytrees Museum, Colchester Natural History Museum, and …

£46
Holiday Inn Express Colchester
Holiday Inn Express Colchester

7.6 mi from Colchester Zoo

Birchwood Road, Colchester CO7 6HS

2.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (637 reviews)

Situated in Colchester, this hotel is 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum and within 6 mi (10 km) of …

£56
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa

9.4 mi from Colchester Zoo

Keepers Lane, Colchester CO6 4PZ

4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (60 reviews)

Located in Stoke by Nayland, this spa hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Gainsborough's House, Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum, …

£77
The Case Restaurant with Rooms
The Case Restaurant with Rooms

11 mi from Colchester Zoo

Further Street, Sudbury C0105LD

4.0 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (30 reviews)

Situated in Sudbury, this inn is within 9 mi (15 km) of Gainsborough's House, Long Melford Heritage Centre, and Church of …

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Pocket Guide: Colchester Colchester Zoo Hotels

Colchester's Colchester Zoo sits in a location known for being family-friendly. Here, you can savor all the choices for dining, drinking, and sipping a cup of coffee. The area has hotels near Colchester Zoo, and it makes a great base for sightseeing in and around Colchester.

More to see near Colchester Zoo

After a visit to Colchester Zoo, you can explore other activities and attractions in Colchester. Golfing, swimming, and attending sporting events are a few popular activities in the area. Some top attractions include the area's museums and historic landmarks.

Towerlands Equestrian Center, Portman Road, and Melbourne Stadium are great places to catch a game or event. Soak up some sun at St. Osyth Beach. Golf courses like Colchester Golf Club, Benton Hall Golf and Country Club, and Towerlands Park Golf Course will challenge your game. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Colchester Castle Park, Beth Chatto Garden, or Abberton Reservoir. A visit to Warren Golf Club won't disappoint either.

Tymperleys Clock Museum, Colchester Natural History Museum, and Hollytrees Museum feature a variety of exhibits. Attractions like Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum, East Anglian Railway Museum, and Gainsborough's House highlight the local culture. Swing by Colchester Castle Museum, Layer Marney Tower, and Hedingham Castle to learn about local history. Flatford Mill, Mistley Towers, and St. Peter-on-the-Wall are some of the notable landmarks.

Create some family memories at Colchester Zoo, Jimmy's Farm, and Suffolk Leisure Park. Don't miss University of Essex, Alton Water, and Braintree Public Gardens while you're here. Melford Hall, Custom House, and Corpus Christi Guildhall are also favorite places to visit.

Getting to Colchester Zoo

Arrive at the Southend-on-Sea (SEN-Southend Municipal) airport, and then travel 23.8 miles (38.3 km) to Colchester to see Colchester Zoo. The next closest airport is London (STN-Stansted), 27.2 miles (43.8 km) away. You can take the train to Colchester Town Station, but Colchester Station and Colchester Hythe Station are also in the vicinity.

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