Holiday Inn Colchester

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
Abbotts Lane, Eight Ash Green, Colchester, CO6 3QL, United Kingdom
4.0 out of 5 rating 1201 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at Holiday Inn Colchester in Colchester, you'll be near the airport, within a 15-minute drive of Colchester Zoo and University of Essex. This 4-star hotel is 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from Colchester Golf Club and 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from Colchester Castle Park.


Stay in one of 110 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and coffee/tea makers.


Pamper yourself with onsite body treatments and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access and wedding services.


Grab a bite to eat at Traders Bar and Grill, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Colchester? This hotel has facilities measuring 1356 square feet (126 square meters), including a conference center. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Colchester Zoo - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Colchester Golf Club - 6.2 km / 3.9 mi
Colchester Castle Park - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Jumbo Water Tower - 7 km / 4.3 mi
East Anglian Railway Museum - 7 km / 4.4 mi
Colchester Town Hall - 7.1 km / 4.4 mi
Tymperleys Clock Museum - 7.1 km / 4.4 mi
Colchester Castle Museum - 7.3 km / 4.6 mi
Hollytrees Museum - 7.5 km / 4.7 mi
Colchester Visitor Information Centre - 7.5 km / 4.7 mi
Colchester Natural History Museum - 9 km / 5.6 mi
Abberton Reservoir - 9.3 km / 5.7 mi
Layer Marney Tower - 9.9 km / 6.1 mi
Abberton Resevoir Visitor Centre - 11.2 km / 7 mi
University of Essex - 11.3 km / 7 mi

The nearest airports are:
London (STN-Stansted) - 47.6 km / 29.6 mi
London (SEN-Southend) - 60.1 km / 37.4 mi

The preferred airport for Holiday Inn Colchester is London (STN-Stansted).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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.
  • Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • For traveler safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.

  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Guests planning to arrive outside posted hours should contact the hotel in advance using the information found in the booking confirmation. Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • 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.

  • 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.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 14.95 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Wedding services
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Terrace
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Spa tub
  • -Spa treatment room(s)
  • -Health club
  • -Free self parking
  • -Business center
  • -Conference space
  • -Conference center
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Restaurant
  • -Sauna
  • -Steam room
  • -Garden
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 126
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 1356
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Express check-out
  • -Indoor pool
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • -Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • -Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • -Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • -Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking