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Address: 29-31 Head Street, Colchester CO1 1NH, England
Phone Number: +44 871 224 4007
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A bit dated

We recently visited The Odeon in Colchester as film we wanted to see was not showing at our local cinema. It's a bit tired and dated compared to some modern cinemas but the seats... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2016
Martin B
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We recently visited The Odeon in Colchester as film we wanted to see was not showing at our local cinema. It's a bit tired and dated compared to some modern cinemas but the seats were comfortable enough and we would go back there if we couldn't see any future films at our local cinema.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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393 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My daughter and her friend wanted to see a film, unfortunately they couldn't see the film they wanted to. My daughter is disabled and has a CEA card. The odeon show kids films for £7 per ticket. If you book online they charge a booking fee per ticket !! Massive rip off. My daughter and her friend got to see... More 

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Thank Janie1969
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I came here to watch The Jungle Book with a friend of mine and we were both unhappy. There a long queues and a lot of waiting around. The tickets cost way too much. Other than that, it is a standard cinema, but I'm not too happy with the trip.

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Thank WorldTravelIsBae
Colchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My husband and I went to see a film on Sunday night - tickets easy to book and straightforward to collect on arrival. A bottle of water and one scoop of chocolate raisons cost us £5.80! Extortionate. Toilets are always pretty grotty but my biggest disappointment was that the lights were too bright during the film! It was such a... More 

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Thank jenny G
Colchester
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44 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The current Odeon Summer Special Deal Means it's cheaper to buy a family ticket and get popcorn drinks and sweets all thrown in and is cheaper than the standard ticket. Unfortunately Colchester parking charges sometimes means it's cheaper to go else where however on the most part the cinema is clean and staff are attentive. The front desk seems redundant... More 

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Thank Grant F
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

The cinema is located in between shops so there is no parking like you would usually get with cinemas. Instead me and my partner had to pay for parking in a public car park and walk 15 minutes to the cinema. As we wanted to see a Blockbuster film an extra £1 was added to our ticket prices costing almost... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Me & my partner went to watch a film that was scheduled to start at 20.00pm, the film was suppose to be 3D but as the film went on we realised the film was in 2d (even tho we paid the price for 3d) so after half of the cinema complained to the staff, we got told to wait 2... More 

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Thank JadeSymone95
Colchester, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This place needs a major refresh. Dirty toilets and filthy carpets. Staff are casual and the prices of the snacks are extremely expensive. Expensive and poor experience don't work together... Out of town cinema is thankfully coming soon...

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Thank justin s
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Dirty, uncomfortable, screen quality compared to cineworld is so so poor and massively overpriced throughout. Will never go back.

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Thank Mike S
Colchester, United Kingdom
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393 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Went to see jungle book as my daughter really wanted to watch it, amazing great film defiantly worth going to see. As my daughter and myself are disabled we are entitled to have a free ticket for a carer. The card is a CEA and you can get the form through the odeon or online. There is a small charge,... More 

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