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University of Essex -  Colchester Campus
2 out of 5
0.2 mi from University of Essex
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3.5/5Good! (8 reviews)
"The property is well spaced out over a large area. Therefore it means a 10 minute walk to reception, 10 mins to accommodation, 5 mins back to car park. There are hills and stairs. The accommodation is basic, but quite adequate. As it is only available during Summer, there are not many people at the ..."

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2019

University of Essex - Colchester Campus
Waterfront Cottage in the lovely village of Rowhedge, near Mersea Island
4.9/5Exceptional! (69 reviews)
Perfect
"This is my second review as I extended my stay. The cottage has a most spectacular view over the tidal river so the scene is constantly changing. The cottage itself was incredibly comfortable and well equipped. An ideal location for two months of lockdown and working from “home”."

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2021

Waterfront Cottage in the lovely village of Rowhedge, near Mersea Island
Foresight House
3.5 out of 5
0.7 mi from University of Essex
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The George of Colchester
3 out of 5
1 mi from University of Essex
The price is £71 per night from 17 May to 18 May
3.6/5Good! (400 reviews)
Moved to St Nicholas House not happy with that!
"The George Hotel was actually shut for refurbishment, we received an email saying we would be staying in a new part of the hotel St Nicholas House on the opposite side of the High Street to the George. This was fine, newly fitted out and very smart but no breakfast, presumably this will be available ..."

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2019

The George of Colchester
Wivenhoe House Hotel
4 out of 5
0.2 mi from University of Essex
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4.6/5Wonderful! (282 reviews)
"Excellent location. Spacious and very comfortable rooms. Excellent breakfast but service lets it down."

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2020

Wivenhoe House Hotel
Home away from Home
3 out of 5
0.4 mi from University of Essex
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Home away from Home
The 'secret Cottage' in Wivenhoe... Awaits You!
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4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Anniversary break
"Excellent. We opted for a house stay in light of current situation."

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2020

The 'secret Cottage' in Wivenhoe... Awaits You!
University of Essex, Colchester Campus
St Botolph's Hotel Colchester
3 out of 5
0.8 mi from University of Essex
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3.9/5Good! (45 reviews)
Convenient location!
"Perfect location for Colchester town centre. Ideal for an overnight stay, maybe 2 nights at the most. Beds were cheap, shower needed a proper clean, towel rail heater wasn't working and tea tray wasn't replenished. Breakfast was nothing special, although it was cooked well. Host was very pleasant ..."

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2019

St Botolph's Hotel Colchester
Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
3 out of 5
1.1 mi from University of Essex
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The price is £62 per night from 26 Apr to 27 Apr
4.1/5Very Good! (354 reviews)
Hotel in Colchester
"Stayed in Colchester for 2 nights. Hotel good, comfortable, staff friendly and room clean. Would stay again."

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2020

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel
Ivy Cottage
3.5 out of 5
1.2 mi from University of Essex
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Ivy Cottage
Home Away From Home Stress Free, Relax and Enjoy
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1/5 (1 review)
Dirty and not maintained well
"This place could be very nice, if maintained properly. However, the lights in the living room did not work, and there was laundry hanging in the living room. We notified the owner, but did not hear back after the initial phone call. The water in the shower did not reach the showerhead, as it was ..."

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2019

Home Away From Home Stress Free, Relax and Enjoy
Immaculate, Spacious 2 bed Apartment
Cottage by the Colne
1.3 mi from University of Essex
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Cottage by the Colne
East Gate Inn
4 out of 5
1 mi from University of Essex
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The price is £65 per night from 23 Apr to 24 Apr
2.9/5 (98 reviews)
"Only stayed one night but the staff were very friendly and the room was good."

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2019

East Gate Inn
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St Nicholas Hotel
3 out of 5
1 mi from University of Essex
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The price is £35 per night from 24 Apr to 25 Apr
4.1/5Very Good! (203 reviews)
Good Value and great central location
"Central location. Fully automated check-in etc so no manned reception desks but check in was simple. Parking available nearby and breakfast would normally be in the sister property ‘The George’ about 50m away. However it is currently closed for refurbishment. Plenty of other choice moments away in ..."

Reviewed on 22 Dec 2020

St Nicholas Hotel
Waterfront Georgian House With Views of Estuary
GreyFriars
3.5 out of 5
1 mi from University of Essex
The price is £130 per night from 17 May to 18 May
4.8/5Exceptional! (211 reviews)
Fabulous
"Fabulous - loved our stay and food is incredible."

Reviewed on 28 Dec 2020

GreyFriars
Woodpeckers
3.5 out of 5
1.5 mi from University of Essex
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Woodpeckers
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University of Essex 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 University of Essex

You can choose from these hotels and other accommodation options, all within a mile of University of Essex:

  • Wivenhoe House Hotel: With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its beach locale and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • University of Essex, Colchester Campus, Apartment: Amenities at this 3-star guesthouse include free parking and an in-room coffee machine.
  • University of Essex - Colchester Campus: With a stay at this 2-star hostel, guests can enjoy access to 3 restaurants and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its WiFi and proximity to shopping.

Things to see and do near University of Essex

Now that you've visited University of Essex, you can discover the sights within just a few miles of the area.

Hollytrees Museum, Colchester Natural History Museum and Tymperleys Clock Museum feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you're in town. Sights like Colchester Castle Museum, Colchester Town Hall and Jumbo Water Tower are must-sees while exploring the area. You might spend a leisurely day outdoors at Beth Chatto Garden and Colchester Castle Park.

A visit to Colchester Golf Club is worth the trip when you're visiting. You might also stop by Colchester Zoo, located 5.2 mi from University of Essex, or Colchester Visitor Information Centre which is 2.4 mi away.

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