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 1149 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Holiday Inn Colchester in Colchester, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Colchester Zoo and Colchester Castle Park. This 4-star hotel is 7 mi (11.3 km) from University of Essex and 3.6 mi (5.7 km) from Jumbo Water Tower.


Make yourself at home in one of the 110 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Relax and unwind with body treatments and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including a health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and wedding services.


Grab a bite to eat at Traders Bar and Grill, a restaurant which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Breakfast is 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 - 4.8 km / 3 mi
Jumbo Water Tower - 5.7 km / 3.6 mi
Colchester Town Hall - 5.8 km / 3.6 mi
Colchester Castle Museum - 6.2 km / 3.8 mi
Tymperleys Clock Museum - 6.2 km / 3.9 mi
Hollytrees Museum - 6.2 km / 3.9 mi
Colchester Visitor Information Centre - 6.2 km / 3.9 mi
Colchester Golf Club - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Colchester Castle Park - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
East Anglian Railway Museum - 7 km / 4.4 mi
Colchester Natural History Museum - 9.1 km / 5.6 mi
Layer Marney Tower - 9.9 km / 6.1 mi
Abberton Reservoir - 9.9 km / 6.2 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) - 47.5 km / 29.5 mi
London (SEN-Southend) - 60 km / 37.3 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 are 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. 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.

Important Information

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

Know Before You Go

  • 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.

  • Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

  • 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.

  • Breakfast fee: 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.

  • -Indoor pool
  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Spa tub
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Conference space
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Business center
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Spa treatment room(s)
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Conference center
  • -Health club
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Number of floors - 2
  • -Total number of rooms - 110
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 126
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 1356
  • -Restaurant
  • -Express check-out
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Sauna
  • -Steam room
  • -Garden
  • -Meeting rooms