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Bungalow -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Colchester, Essex, England

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London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A super place to stay”
Reviewed 30 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

M husband and I stayed at Castellan for 3 days, whilst attending a family event, and then to use as a base for sightseeing around Suffolk. Making the arrangements with Youseph was extremely simple and efficient, and he was very easy to communicate with. The bungalow is set at the bottom of a very quiet cul-de-sac, whilst still being within a few minutes walk of Colchester High St, and all the sights. The property is perfectly laid out, and very well equipped. The kitchen has everything you need - including fizz glasses! - the beds are very comfortable, and the living room is pleasant to sit in, with a great flat screen TV and DVD player. All in all, it's a really super place to stay, and we would highly recommend it.

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Liked best: Perfect peace, but still close to everything, and very well equipped.
Liked least: The shower is rather weak...
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Cpezet
Greenhithe, United Kingdom
1 review
“The accommodation was excellent and the owner very accommodating”
Reviewed 7 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

The place was very clean, functional wifi, heating and hot water all top notch. I would definitely recomend

Travelling group: Friends
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Chris_Abb...
Granby, Connecticut
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Perfect home away from home”
Reviewed 21 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We recently stayed at the Castellan for 6 weeks while working in the UK. Everything about the home was just fantastic - the location is ideal (truly a 3-minute walk from High Street and under 5 minutes to Colchester Castle and the beautiful Castle Park), and the house itself perfectly met our needs with lots of space and great amenities! The landlord and his wife were also incredibly kind and helpful throughout our stay. We hope to make another trip to Colchester in the future and would absolutely stay here again!

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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CloAitken
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Cosy, comfortable, perfect location!”
Reviewed 13 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Castellan, a very clean, cosy and comfortable property, with everything you could possibly need. The owner was very friendly and helpful when he showed us around - the bottle of bubbly was a lovely touch and made us feel very welcome. We would definitely return, having family to visit in Colchester it is just so handy, 2 minutes walk to the High Street! Definitely recommend this place! So quiet as well!

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Liked best: Close proximity to the town, warm, clean, cosy, parking for at least 2 cars
Liked least: Water pressure was not great, but didn't cause any real problem for us!
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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balikins
Hannover, Germany
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“This is a home from home”
Reviewed 1 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We enjoyed our stay over Christmas in this lovely house. It is very well equipped and very clean absolutely nothing missing. It is in a great location only a few minutes walk to the shops and local attractions.Colchester is a great town with lots of things to do. Youseph the owner is a real gentleman very helpful. We will certaily come back. We highly reccomend this accommodation.
The Vincent Family

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: That we had to go.
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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