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Holiday Inn Express Colchester, an IHG Hotel

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Exterior
Standard Room, 1 Double Bed | In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds
Standard Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed | In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds
Standard Room, 2 Single Beds | In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds

Overview of Holiday Inn Express Colchester, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express Colchester, an IHG Hotel

2.5 star property
Colchester hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge

8.2/10 Very good

998 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Restaurant
Map
Birchwood Road, Colchester, England, CO7 6HS
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Business centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • TV in a common area
For families
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • University of Essex - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • London (STN-Stansted) - 50 min drive
  • London (SEN-Southend) - 58 min drive
  • Manningtree Station - 9 min drive
  • Colchester Great Bentley Station - 11 min drive
  • Clacton-on-Sea Weeley Station - 12 min drive

Restaurants

  • Old Bakery Café - 4 min drive
  • Sun Inn - 4 min drive
  • The Essex Rose - 4 min drive
  • Le Talbooth - 4 min drive
  • The Wooden Fender Inn - 5 min drive

About this property

Holiday Inn Express Colchester, an IHG Hotel

Enjoy your visit to Colchester with a stay at Holiday Inn Express Colchester, an IHG Hotel. You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or wind down at the end of the day with a drink from the bar/lounge. Fellow travellers like the convenient parking and helpful staff.

Languages

Czech, English, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 101 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 1:30 AM
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests booked in breakfast included rate plans receive breakfast for up to 2 adults who are sharing a guestroom. Breakfast fees apply for additional guests.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast on weekday mornings 6:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom

Languages

  • Czech
  • English
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 26-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Sofa bed
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 25 November 2022 to 31 March 2023 (dates subject to change).

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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Frequently asked questions

Is Holiday Inn Express Colchester, an IHG Hotel currently open?
This property is closed from 25 November 2022 to 31 March 2023 (dates subject to change).
Does Holiday Inn Express Colchester, an IHG Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express Colchester, an IHG Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Holiday Inn Express Colchester, an IHG Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Holiday Inn Express Colchester, an IHG Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Holiday Inn Express Colchester, an IHG Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Holiday Inn Express Colchester, an IHG Hotel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 1:30 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-out is available.
Are there restaurants at or near Holiday Inn Express Colchester, an IHG Hotel?
Yes, The Great Room offers British cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Balkerne Gate (2 mi), Old Bakery Café (2 mi) and Sun Inn (2.1 mi).

Overall score and ratings

8.2

Very good

8.9/10

Cleanliness

8.6/10

Staff & service

7.9/10

Amenities

8.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.7/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Nice return stay
2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

Abit isolated - no other options for food apart from hotel bar which was poor and over priced
William, 1-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

The hotel is convenient off the A12 yet far enough away you don't hear traffic noise. Decent room and bathroom, modern and clean and the rate included a better than average breakfast in the bar on-site. The only drawback is they don't offer family rooms with two double beds, just a bed and a sofa bed. The sofa bed is pretty small and VERY uncomfortable, you can feel a bar in the middle of your back all night. Might be ok for very little kids but it does not make for a good night's sleep for someone bigger.
Jonathan, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

2/10 Poor

Our stay was hard as when booking the ages of our children haven’t been taken into consideration and they had to share a bed. I don’t know why we’re not informed of this prior to our stay
Andrea, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Michelle, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Night out
Denise, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Great for the price
Good clean and well maintained hotel. Bed was a little uncomfortable with two people in it. Staff and breakfast was good.
Lee, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

4/10 Fair

check rooms
paid for two rooms connected, when arrived told this was not possible had to be next to each other. we checked in at 2pm but in a rush and did not check rooms until return at 1am, one room clean other not been cleaned at all very bad state. breakfast very limited not much choice but you could take back to your room which was a plus
mathew, 2-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

Hotel was difficult to find, their postcode was not recognised on the car Sat Nav, and it’s quite hidden with no big signs of the hotel. Sofa bed and double bed was very uncomfortable. Room was clean and tidy and the overall service from the staff was good.
2-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review