Hotels in Colchester

Find the best hotels in Colchester

Catering for family holidays, short trips or business stays in and around the town.

  • Stay in a hotel near the town centre within walking distance of the shopping areas, historic sites and attractions.
  • Book a hotel with a spa for the perfect relaxing holiday, or pop out to Aqua Springs for a special spa treatment
  • Find a family room near the Zoo and fun attractions for the perfect family holiday
  • Plan a few nights in the Dedham Vale, where you will be ideally located to explore Constable Country and the Essex/Suffolk border
Hotels

Hotels near the Town Centre

Colchester town centre hotels offer you the benefits of easy access to all the main shops, restaurants and attractions for a hassle-free stay.

Staying in a hotel in Colchester town centre means you will be:

  • Close to the shopping areas
  • Within walking distance of historic sites and museums like Colchester Castle and St Botolph’s Priory
  • Within walking distance of the main entertainment venues, such as the Theatre, Arts Centre, and Nightclubs.
  • Enjoy easy access to great family attractions like Colchester Zoo or the swimming pool at Leisure World
  • Close to restaurants, bars, and cafes in the town centre for an unlimited choice of great places to eat right near your hotel.
GREYFRIARS

GREYFRIARS

Luxury Hotel & Restaurant destination; comfortable lounges, large terrace, ample parking; located in Colchester's Cultural Quarter, close to Town Centre.

The George Hotel

The George Hotel Colchester

Set in the heart of Colchester, the 500-year-old George Hotel boasts an a-la carte restaurant, bar and lounge area. The George lies 100 yards from Colchester Castle and is surrounded by an array of shops, bars and restaurants.

North Hill Hotel

The North Hill Hotel

A modern town centre hotel in a Georgian setting. Rooms have tea & coffee making facilities, free WI-FI, DVD & freeview TV. Our restaurant, The Green Room, offers a traditional British menu with a twist utilising the best of local produde.

Star Anglia Hotel

Star Anglia Hotel

A modern bed & breakfast hotel with free Wi-Fi and private parking, perfect for the business and leisure travellers.

Country House Hotels

On the outskirts of Colchester’s town centre, you can stay in hotels in some of the most beautiful countryside in the East of England.

  • Stay in Dedham, part of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and explore the countryside which inspired John Constable
  • Be in the ideal place for country walks and boat trips in the quintessential English countryside
  • Discover the village of Wivenhoe, with it's charming pubs, quaint high street, and riverside setting. 
  • Stay in a Spa hotel far from the busy towns, for a proper relaxing break
Milsoms

Milsoms

Modern, contemporary bar brasserie with 15 stylish en-suite bedrooms. The place to eat, drink and stay in the Dedham Vale. Open for full à la carte menu all day, so no rush.

Wivenhoe House Hotel

Wivenhoe House Hotel

Colchester's four-star luxury hotel once painted by Constable. Surrounded by glorious parkland, Wivenhoe House combines the romance and charm of an eighteenth century Grade II listed house with all the comforts of contemporary living.

 Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa

In secluded tranquillity yet only 20 minutes from Colchester, the hotel is situated in 300 acres of rolling "Constable Country". Two championship golf courses, extensive spa facilities, indoor pool, gym, free car-parking, free Wi-Fi.

Maison Talbooth

Maison Talbooth

Fabulous country house hotel situated over looking Constable Country and the Dedham Vale. 12 luxurious suites all individually designed and decorated. Day spa, tennis court, outdoor swimming pool and hot tubs. Dine at Le Talbooth.

Luxury Hotels

Grand houses in beautiful grounds provide the setting for unparallelled luxury in Colchester and the surrounding area. Stay in three and four star hotels for an unforgettable relaxing holiday.

  • Find an en-suite room in a historic house with modern facilities
  • Enjoy the high quality service offered pre-arrival and during your stay
  • Dine in the hotels’ luxury restaurants, with international cuisine as well as fresh local produce
  • Relax in stunning rooms in some of Colchester’s best locations
  • Find dog-friendly accommodation in ideal locations
GREYFRIARS

GREYFRIARS

Luxury Hotel & Restaurant destination; comfortable lounges, large terrace, ample parking; located in Colchester's Cultural Quarter, close to Town Centre.

The Pier at Harwich

The Pier at Harwich

Situated on the quay in Harwich, the hotel has 14 bedrooms many with fine views over The Stour and Orwell estuaries. The Pier has two restaurants, the Harbourside on the first floor and the Ha'Penny Brasserie which is open all day.

Maison Talbooth

Maison Talbooth

Fabulous country house hotel situated over looking Constable Country and the Dedham Vale. 12 luxurious suites all individually designed and decorated. Day spa, tennis court, outdoor swimming pool and hot tubs. Dine at Le Talbooth.

Milsoms

Milsoms

Modern, contemporary bar brasserie with 15 stylish en-suite bedrooms. The place to eat, drink and stay in the Dedham Vale. Open for full à la carte menu all day, so no rush.

North Hill Hotel

The North Hill Hotel

A modern town centre hotel in a Georgian setting. Rooms have tea & coffee making facilities, free WI-FI, DVD & freeview TV. Our restaurant, The Green Room, offers a traditional British menu with a twist utilising the best of local produde.

 Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa

In secluded tranquillity yet only 20 minutes from Colchester, the hotel is situated in 300 acres of rolling "Constable Country". Two championship golf courses, extensive spa facilities, indoor pool, gym, free car-parking, free Wi-Fi.

Wivenhoe House Hotel

Wivenhoe House Hotel

Colchester's four-star luxury hotel once painted by Constable. Surrounded by glorious parkland, Wivenhoe House combines the romance and charm of an eighteenth century Grade II listed house with all the comforts of contemporary living.

More Featured Hotels

Maison Talbooth

Maison Talbooth

Fabulous country house hotel situated over looking Constable Country and the Dedham Vale. 12 luxurious suites all individually designed and decorated. Day spa, tennis court, outdoor swimming pool and hot tubs. Dine at Le Talbooth.

Milsoms

Milsoms

Modern, contemporary bar brasserie with 15 stylish en-suite bedrooms. The place to eat, drink and stay in the Dedham Vale. Open for full à la carte menu all day, so no rush.

The Crown

The Crown

The Crown, Stoke-by-Nayland is our traditional vintage Inn & privately-owned boutique hotel. We have built an enviable reputation from our commitment to providing friendly service, luxurious accommodation & delicious food, wine & real ales.

Star Anglia Hotel

Star Anglia Hotel

A modern bed & breakfast hotel with free Wi-Fi and private parking, perfect for the business and leisure travellers.

The George Hotel

The George Hotel Colchester

Set in the heart of Colchester, the 500-year-old George Hotel boasts an a-la carte restaurant, bar and lounge area. The George lies 100 yards from Colchester Castle and is surrounded by an array of shops, bars and restaurants.

GREYFRIARS

GREYFRIARS

Luxury Hotel & Restaurant destination; comfortable lounges, large terrace, ample parking; located in Colchester's Cultural Quarter, close to Town Centre.

Wivenhoe House Hotel

Wivenhoe House Hotel

Colchester's four-star luxury hotel once painted by Constable. Surrounded by glorious parkland, Wivenhoe House combines the romance and charm of an eighteenth century Grade II listed house with all the comforts of contemporary living.

Dragonfly Colchester Hotel

Dragonfly Colchester Hotel

Just 10 minutes from Colchester Centre, Dragonfly Hotel Colchester offers spacious rooms with flat screen TV’s. Next to the A12 motorway, there is an on-site restaurant and free parking.

 Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa

In secluded tranquillity yet only 20 minutes from Colchester, the hotel is situated in 300 acres of rolling "Constable Country". Two championship golf courses, extensive spa facilities, indoor pool, gym, free car-parking, free Wi-Fi.

The Pier at Harwich

The Pier at Harwich

Situated on the quay in Harwich, the hotel has 14 bedrooms many with fine views over The Stour and Orwell estuaries. The Pier has two restaurants, the Harbourside on the first floor and the Ha'Penny Brasserie which is open all day.

North Hill Hotel

The North Hill Hotel

A modern town centre hotel in a Georgian setting. Rooms have tea & coffee making facilities, free WI-FI, DVD & freeview TV. Our restaurant, The Green Room, offers a traditional British menu with a twist utilising the best of local produde.

Please Note: 

The Colchester accommodation listed on this website is not exhaustive. It comprises establishments which have chosen to advertise.

Descriptions have been provided by each individual proprietor. Colchester Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or omissions which the listing may contain, and does not give any warranty of any kind in respect of the establishments referred to in the list.