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Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very friendly and welcoming staff. Nice quiet location just a minute off the motorway. Rooms recently refurbished and immaculately clean. Restaurant and bar nice areas with fair choice of food. No problem recommending

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Most of time spent in IHG hotels is at the HI in Plymouth, Devon. At present a refurbishment is taking place there and it looks as though they are using the same contractors that recently refurbished your hotel. In both cases quite a number of mistakes have been made.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cold breakfast, Standard of certain staff could be improved (don't be on your phones when people request simple things like coffee) Noisey customers in quiet roomed area ( no consideration for night workers) Gym needs a major improvement Drinks prices are too dear (soft drinks) Reception staff were very good and helpful

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Colchester, responded to this review

Hi 1322DOLLY, It's nice to receive feedback about your visit at the Holiday Inn Colcherster, UK. Thanks for choosing our hotel chain for your trip. I appreciate your positive comments about the reception staff. They'll be thrilled to learn about this. I understand that the gym and food service did not meet your expectations. I'm sorry for the letdown. Your...

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to a wedding nearby, no problems with the stay, breakfast was fine and we felt well looked after by the hotel team. Our room was quiet and comfortable , parking was just about ok and we were made to feel welcome

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Rochford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this as a little getaway to use the spa facilities and clock out from the world a little bit. The hotel is easy to find, we had no problem at all with finding a parking space, and the staff were very welcoming and attentive. The room itself was modern, clean and very comfortable. We were also on the ground...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed over one night whilst visiting friends. Didn't use any of the hotel amenities as ate out on the night. Very friendly & efficient reception staff. Requested a quiet room which is what we were given & had a peaceful nights sleep. Will stay again when back in Colchester.

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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The signs for the room numbers need to be better placed as not only did have to walk about to find my room the next night I found someone who had the same predicament as I had trying to find his room When I checked in being a Spire Elite member their was no offer of a room upgrade or...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Colchester, responded to this review

Dear pbs_11, It is always good to hear from one of our IHG Rewards Club Spire Elite members. I'm thankful for your almost perfect ratings for the service from our hotel staff, convenient location, and knowing you're able to sleep soundly. On the other hand, I'm sorry to learn about the inconvenience of the room number signs caused you and...

Drybrook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located well, ample parking. Been decorated recently but quality of decoration leaves a lot to be desired. Food good but the wait for dinner was atrocious. Two chefs and a restaurant at around ten per cent occupation (maybe less) and it was well over 30 minutes for starter to arrive. The waitress id advise of a 25 minute wait and...

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Oxford England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you stay at a Holiday Inn , you generally know what to expect and there are few surprises. We have stayed at this hotel in the past and were happy to return. Happy to say it was far better than our expectations. The staff were all wonderfully friendly and the hotel has benefitted from a recent refit . The...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here on business in an executive room. These rooms have been improved with nice soft furnishings and modern showers. The dinner was good and breakfast offers a good choice for all tastes. The hotel is well situated next to the A12.

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Colchester in Essex is 3 miles away from Colchester, the Oldest Recorded town in Britain. The Hotel is ideally located just off the A12 in a quiet village setting. This Colchester Hotel offers excellent facilities for all whether travelling on business or pleasure. Facilities include air-conditioning and High Speed Internet Access in all bedrooms, accessible & family rooms, and a Spirit Health Club with Swimming Pool. Our Hotel Restaurant, Bar & lounge offer tempting traditional British dishes and international cuisine including the famous Holiday Inn Breakfast in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. The Hotel has seven conference rooms; that cater for all your requirements from training courses, boardroom meetings & 1:1 Interviews to Wedding Ceremonies & Receptions. Not only does the Hotel cater for a diverse range of corporate clients, it offers outstanding weekend & leisure packages for those couples or families wishing to relax - Remember Kids Stay & Eat for Free*. Surrounding attractions include Colchester Zoo, Freeport Designer Shopping Village, Castle Museum and PGA seniors tour golf at Stoke By Nayland. Colchester United's New Ground, is only a short drive away. What s more the Hotel is less than 30 miles away from Stansted Airport connecting major cities around the world. *Terms & Conditions Apply ... more   less 

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Address: Abbotts Lane, Eight Ash Green, Colchester CO6 3QL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester > Eight Ash Green
Price Range: $100 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Colchester 3*
Number of rooms: 110
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Holiday Inn Colchester Hotel Eight Ash Green
Colchester Holiday Inn
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“Proper lights needed, air con needs updating,”
1322dolly, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Behind toilet door was covered with the remains of a red fluid and was quite noticeable so how did the cleaners miss it I didn't know if was blood or wine Makes me wonder how clean the rest of the room was The service at mealtimes was good ”
pbs_11, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you're disabled make sure you get ground floor!”
, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“get the breakfast in the morning!”
144beckyc, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were on the first floor, quiet all night!”
925katharines, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
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