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Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) travel advisories, some destinations may be unavailable for certain dates. Find out more.
Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) travel advisories, some destinations
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Colchester Holiday: coronavirus information

Flight-inclusive Colchester holiday packages and Colchester Flight-Plus arrangements created by you on Expedia.co.uk are financially protected by the ATOL scheme.

Most Colchester hotels also offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

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Colchester Holiday

Save Time and Money with Colchester Holiday Packages

Expedia has some fantastic Colchester holiday packages. Combining your bookings is a surefire way to save money and time — and get your adventure off to a flying start.

Wouldn't it be nice to save up to 15%? Buy a package deal on Expedia today!

Click through our universal database of more than 400 partner airlines and 321,000 worldwide properties. Too many on there to select from? Don't worry — we'll help you decide!

You can delay your travel bookings with us because we don't charge cancellation fees for almost all of our bookings.

Places to Visit in Colchester

Preparing to jet off on your Colchester holiday? Can't work out what to add to your travel schedule? Don't stress — we're here to give you some of our recommendations.

When it comes to fascinating attractions, it's tough to go past the Colchester Zoo. Why not put it on your itinerary and discover why it's so popular?

Sometimes we become so bogged down in the hustle and bustle of life that we forget to take time to slow down and smell the roses. Spend an hour or two breathing in the lovely aromas at Colchester Castle Park. There's a fabulous range of things to do in this destination. Forget your history books! See the past come alive at Colchester Castle Museum. Still have time on your hands? Often the most meaningful scientific discoveries come from nature. At Colchester Natural History Museum you can get better acquainted with our extraordinary planet.

Colchester Accommodation

Hit the streets and make new friends in Colchester. Seeking luxury getaways or cheap holidays? Expedia has no less than 11 accommodation within easy reach, so finding a nice, comfy room won't be a problem.

Have a look at the GreyFriars (High Street) and the Blue Ivy Hotel (4-6 North Hill). These popular properties don't only come with comfy beds — they come with terrific reviews as well!

Nearest Airports to Colchester

Just 25 miles away, Stansted Airport (STN) is the most convenient terminal to your destination. Fasten that seat belt and tear your eyes away from that in-flight film — your well-deserved trip to Colchester isn't far off now!


Guide to Exploring Colchester

The Advantages of Colchester Weekend Breaks 

Discover a different side of the British Isles with a weekend break in Colchester. Take short breaks away from home and enjoy some quality time in a beautiful place. You’ll come back feeling refreshed and inspired. You can have an action-packed Colchester weekend break or get some peace with a relaxing holiday. Whatever experience you’re looking for, find it with our deals on hotels in Colchester.

Cheap Weekend Breaks to Colchester 

There are lots of ways to take cheap weekend breaks to Colchester. Expedia offers deals on car hires and hotel rooms and covers trips for all kinds of travellers. The best way to save is with our holiday packages in Colchester. First, choose your car hire and hotel reservation. Then we’ll bundle them together into one discounted price. Solo explorers, couples, families, and groups of friends can discover budget solutions for their weekend breaks. Once you arrive, enjoy some of the fun things to do, many of which are free or cheap to experience. 

Colchester Romantic Weekend Breaks 

Couples love taking romantic weekend breaks in Colchester. Whisking your lover away for a romantic Colchester weekend break is the perfect opportunity to make new memories together. Expedia offers all kinds of hotel options, so you can find romantic hotels in Colchester and choose the best place for you. Check out our deals on beautiful properties, and you’ll save even more when you choose to package your hotel reservation with a car hire. 

Family Weekend Breaks in Colchester 

Set some time aside to experience family weekend breaks in Colchester. There are plenty of excellent family-friendly hotels in Colchester within our selection of hotels. You can also find a place to call home in one of the holiday rentals in Colchester. With accommodation, activities, and adventure all waiting, there’s never been a better time to plan Colchester family weekend breaks. 


Top Hotel Deals

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Dragonfly Hotel Colchester £60
Reviewed on 15 Jun 2020
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Dragonfly Hotel Colchester

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester

     
    3.9 of 5
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    We enjoyed our stay. Great customer service and scenery.

    Holiday Inn Colchester £61
    Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020
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    Holiday Inn Colchester

    Holiday Inn Colchester

       
      4.0 of 5
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      All good. Staff facility. Room. Location. Staff were really friendly and the parking was good. Highly recommended.

      St Nicholas Hotel £50
      Reviewed on 24 Jul 2020
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      St Nicholas Hotel

      St Nicholas Hotel

      High Street St Nicholas Hotel, Colchester, England
         
        4.2 of 5
        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Really simple easy check in and the room was great. The staff were easy to contact online and really quick to respond. Right in the middle of Colchester as well so near to everything.

        Holiday Inn Express Colchester £48
        Reviewed on 22 Apr 2020
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        Holiday Inn Express Colchester

        Holiday Inn Express Colchester

           
          4.1 of 5
          2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          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

          Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa £90
          Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020
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          Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa

          Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa

             
            4.1 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Food was great, and Tabitha at reception was fantastic, so pleasant and helpful.

            Wivenhoe House Hotel £79
            Reviewed on 9 Aug 2020
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            Wivenhoe House Hotel

            Wivenhoe House Hotel

               
              4.6 of 5
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

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

              GreyFriars £120
              Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020
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              GreyFriars

              GreyFriars

              High Street, Colchester, England
                 
                4.8 of 5
                3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Would definitely stay again very friendly staff & lovely hotel.

                The Victory at Mersea £130
                Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020
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                The Victory at Mersea

                The Victory at Mersea

                   
                  4.2 of 5
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Expedia say its 2pm check in, and the hotel say 3, the hotel was lovely, and the staff were friendly and helpful

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