Room type

Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Executive Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Deluxe Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)


Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with restaurant and indoor pool



Located in Colchester, this family-friendly hotel is 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Colchester Zoo, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Colchester Castle Park and Colchester Golf Club. Tymperleys Clock Museum and Colchester Natural History Museum are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an indoor pool and a health club. Self parking is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a spa tub are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 109 rooms provide conveniences like sofa beds and coffee makers, plus 24-hour room service and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include WiFi, free newspapers, and hair dryers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Holiday Inn Colchester provides a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

This 3-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 1356 square feet (126 square meters) include a conference center and conference space. This family-friendly hotel also offers a steam room, spa services, and multilingual staff. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Holiday Inn Colchester is a smoke-free property.

  • Sauna 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 109 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 126 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1356 
  • Conference center 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Sofa bed  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access (16.000 GBP per 24 hours surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access (16.00 GBP per 24 hours surcharge)


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • HDTV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Climate control 
  • Free newspaper 
  • LCD TV 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

Traders Bar and Grill - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, and a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Guests planning to arrive outside posted hours should contact the hotel in advance using the information found in the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service dogs are allowed

No elevators


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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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.

Kids Stay Free Promotion

Book a stay in any room or rate category for travel anytime and receive the following:

  • Accommodations as selected
  • Up to two children under 18 years old stay free when sharing a room with 2 adults (based on availability)
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and dinner for children under 13 when an adult orders from the table d'hôte/à la carte menu
Free stay applies to children under 18 years old staying in the same room as adults. Adult must order from the table d'hôte/à la carte menu for children to receive the complimentary meal. Children can only order from children’s menu. Meals are served in the hotel's dining area and may not include taxes or gratuities. Valid anytime, subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.

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