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Godmanchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the 'dinner free on first night' offer. The menu looked good (if price is anything to go by) but ours was was from the 'out of the freezer' class of food - burger was fine but fish and chips was poor. We would not pay those prices for that quality, so suggest you don't. The room was good,...

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Plopitucus Thank you for taking you time to review your recent stay @ the Dragonfly and we are very pleased to read that overall your stay met with your expectations. I am, however, sorry to read that the food did not come up to an expected standard and this is something I will look into and for this I...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very welcoming, lovely room, comfortable bed, pleasant helpful staff, clean and tidy, breakfast more than sufficient, easy to get to and good access to Colchester and surrounding areas, would definitely go back

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear JackieAgb Thank you very much for your lovely 5 star rating of your recent stay at the Dragonfly Hotel. I will ensure all the team read your review and I hope that we can welcome you back to the hotel in the not too distant future. Kind Regards Carolyne Cowie OM 01206 230900

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for 4 nights for work commitments. The room was nice and warm and had everything basic you could need. The food was nice... wasn't too keen on the fish and chips but the burger and lasagne was nice, I thought the ice cream was a bit expensive for what ypu get... three scoops for 4 quid, but overall a...

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Annice B Thank for choosing the Dragonfly Colchester and for your very kind review. I am delighted to read that the hotel met your needs, all the team were polite and over all you enjoyed your stay. We do hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future Kind Regards Carolyne Cowie OM 01206...

Castle Hedingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was visiting for a friend's big birthday party, about ten minutes walk away. Staff were very welcoming and polite, only problem was the fact that the Hotel's front door was locked at 11p.m., although someone was there to let me in. My room was reasonably comfortable, even if it was in need of a bit of TLC. Breakfast was fine...

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear 64smith10 Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel following your recent stay with us and we are very pleased to read that your stay was enjoyable. We are aware that the rooms are in need of TLC and this is a project we are embarking on around the middle of this year, so we do hope...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

In the dark we drove straight past the turning..watch out for that if arriving late as it's a 15 minute journey to get back! Plenty of car parking. Check in smooth and key card ready for us; staff very helpful and pleasant. Room fine, comfy bed, all the usual stuff except no soap or toiletries but I had some from...

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Helcatamy Thank you very much for your lovely 5 star review and I will certainly ensure that all the team at the hotel read it. I am sorry that you had no toiletries in the room as this should not of been the case, however I will ensure the housekeeping team are made aware of this so it does...

Slough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I visited a customer in the 1st week of Jan 2017. Stayed at the hotel for three nights. The staff are very helpful, polite and answer any questions you may have. There's free wifi throughout the hotel. The menus is small and basic but the food and choice is ok. There is no restaurant per se but a large dining...

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Ray O Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us and I am very pleased to read that the team looked after you. I will certainly look into the other points you have raised to help us implement improvements for the future. I do hope, despite this, you will reconsider visiting us again if...

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Good size free car park, Room clean and very comfy bed. Had a good nights sleep, no noise. Breakfast buffet good, apart from poor quality of breakfast sausage Staff where helpful and friendly. I would stay here again,

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Steviemaast Thank you for taking time to review your recent stay at the hotel. We are pleased to read that your stay met with your expectations and hope that we can welcome you back when you are next in the area Kind Regards Carolyne Cowie OM 01206 230900

Nottingham
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Just off the A12 on the outskirts of Colchester. Handy if going to the football stadium as only a short distance away. Friendly staff on arrival and quick easy check in. Rooms basic but clean. Could do with a spruce up. Dated bathrooms and carpets tired. We visited in a quiet time. And had a good sleep. No noise from...

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear NottmFoody Thank you very much for your recent review on your stay at the hotel. We are pleased to read that overall your stay met with your expectations however I apologise for the lack of towels and this is something I will address with the housekeeping team to ensure this doesn't happen in the future. I do hope that,...

Harwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Nothing but praise for the staff that checked us in! The hotel is fine, basic but fine. The price fits the setting and it is ok. Day staff very helpful at check in and assisted in ordering taxis etc. Not the same experience when we came back to the hotel....door locked-no code given and no night porter to be found....

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear matte61131 Thank you for taking your time to review your stay at the hotel recently. While I am very pleased to read of your praise for your check in experience, I am very disappointed to read of the customer service you received from the night team. Please be assured this will be addressed immediately and for this I can...

Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Booked for a work trip. I will not rush back. It is located in the middle of nowhere and when I arrived the restaurant had stopped serving food at 9 there was no where nearby to get anything. The bathroom was dated and not super clean, not dirty but just due to being dated didn't have that just cleaned feeling....

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DragonflyTeam, Manager at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Sonya186414 Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the hotel & I have raised the points you have mentioned with the team to ensure that for you and future guests, these situations do not arise again. All comments, whether positive or negative are welcomed to enable us to improve on the standard offered and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Dragonfly Hotel Colchester

Address: A12/A120 Ardleigh Junction, Ardleigh, Colchester C07 7QY, England (Formerly Quality Hotel Colchester)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester > Ardleigh
Price Range: $69 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dragonfly Hotel Colchester 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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