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A rural hotel near Colchester with free parking, free Wi-Fi and breakfast included
The Holiday Inn Express® Colchester hotel is just off the A12, six miles from the town centre and 15 minutes' drive from Colchester station. Direct trains to London Liverpool Street take an hour. Stansted Airport (STN) is a 45-minute drive away. You can drive to the seaside villages of Clacton-on-Sea and Frinton-on-Sea in half an hour.
Take the family to spot giraffes and elephants at Colchester Zoo, 15 minutes' drive from the hotel, or to admire the Roman ruins in Colchester town centre, six miles away. If retail therapy is more your style, you can browse the high-street stores at the town's outdoor Culver Square shopping centre.
You can hold a meeting or an event for up to 38 guests in the hotel's three naturally lit meeting rooms. Wi-Fi is free, and you can take care of copying and printing in the business centre. If you're set for a long day, a working lunch can be provided to help you stay productive.
To start the day, tuck into the inclusive Express Start Breakfast buffet, featuring bacon, scrambled eggs, sausages, baked beans and pastries. If you're feeling peckish, you can settle into the cosy leather chairs in the stylish Great Room lounge for a light meal. The bar is open until 1am, and you can enjoy a drink on the patio in good weather.
- Black-out Shades
- Pillow Menu
- Crib Available
- In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
- Sofa Bed/Sleeper Couch
- Private Bathroom
- Bathroom Amenities Available
- Hair Dryer
- Separate/Walk-in Shower
- Tea Maker
- Flat-screen TV
- Work Desk with Lamp
- Desk-level Electrical Outlet
- Direct-dial Phone
- Electrical Adapters Available
- Windows Open by Guest
- Connecting Rooms Available
- Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
Hotel Bars & Lounges
Serving a selection of beers, wines and spirits. Dinner Menu Available 6:30pm-9:30pm Monday to Sunday With Last Orders Being Taken at 9:15 Each Day
Location: Adjacent to the reception
Hours of Operation: 11:00 am - 1:00 am
- 3 Meeting Room(s) Available
- Office supplies available
- Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
- Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® Rewards Club members
Housekeeping & Laundry
- Daily Housekeeping
- Wake Up Calls
- Storage Space Available
- Ice Machine
Birchwood Road, Off Ipswich Road A12 (Southbound Shell Garage)
Colchester, CO7 6HS
Check In: 2:00 pm
Check Out: 11:00 am
Check-in Age: 18
Parking + -
- Complimentary Self Parking Available
- Daily Self-Parking Fee: 0 GBP
- 101 regular car parking spaces & 6 disabled parking spaces close to the front entrance
Shuttle + -
Accessibility + -
- Public Entrance
- Guest Rooms
- Public Restrooms
Accessible Hotel Areas
- Ramp Access
- Closed Caption TVs
- Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
- Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
Provided by Hotel
Pet Policy + -
- Guide Dogs Allowed
- Service Dogs Allowed only
Facility + -
- Smoke-Free Facility
- Number of Floors: 2
- Total Number of Rooms: 101
- Number of Suites: 0
- Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 101
- Number of Accessible Rooms: 2
- Connecting Rooms Available
Credit Cards + -
- American Express
- Diners Club
- Carte Blanche
- IHG® Business Edge Pay (UK only)
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FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Colchester
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express Colchester?
Complimentary parking is available at Holiday Inn Express Colchester for hotel guests.
Can I cancel my booking at Holiday Inn Express Colchester for a full refund?
Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Colchester direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.
Does Holiday Inn Express Colchester have a pool?
No, Holiday Inn Express Colchester does not have a pool.
When is breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Colchester?
Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Colchester is available from 6:30 am to 9:30 am.
What are the check-in and check-out times for Holiday Inn Express Colchester?
Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Colchester is from 2:00 pm, and check-out time is 11:00 am. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.
Does Holiday Inn Express Colchester offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Colchester offers free WiFi!
Does Holiday Inn Express Colchester have a restaurant on site?
No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express Colchester.
Is there a fitness center at Holiday Inn Express Colchester?
No, the Holiday Inn Express Colchester does not have a fitness center on site.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express Colchester?
Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Colchester vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.
How many rooms does the Holiday Inn Express Colchester have?
The Holiday Inn Express Colchester has 101 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.
Can I bring my pet to Holiday Inn Express Colchester?
No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express Colchester.