Places to stay in Colchester, Essex

We currently have 48 accommodations in and around Colchester with other regional listings available for Self Catering, Caravan parks, Hotels, Guest Houses and other properties. You can filter listings by the available types:

In AD77 a Roman writer by the name of Pliny the Elder described the location of the Isle of Anglesey as being 'about 200 miles from Camulodunum, a town in Britain'. This was the Roman name for Colchester and is the earliest known reference to a fixed settlement in Britain, hence the claim to be Britain's oldest recorded town. Local dining options include Restaurant At The George Hotel Colchester, Cafe Rouge, Parliament Restaurant At The Red Lion, and Maharani.

Wondering where to stay? Lodging options in the town are mainly limited to Bed and Breakfast type accommodations, though there are a large number of nearby hotels. If you are travelling in the area, Colchester is located close to Eyke, Buxhall, Ingatestone and Fryering, Canvey Island and Thorpe Morieux.

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Photograph of The Crown Inn at Stoke By Nayland, Colchester

The Crown Inn at Stoke By Nayland

The Crown Stoke by Nayland Suffolk was re-opened in November 2003 after extensive refurbishment - The boutique Hotel which took twelve months to build was launched in September 2008 - The Crown Stoke by Nayland is an historic privately owned village inn that has a reputation for making everyone .....

Photograph of Waldegrave Holiday & Leisure Park, Colchester

The Waldegrave Holiday & Leisure Park

Waldegraves Holiday Park, holder of the coveted David Bellamy Gold Award for Conservation, is situated on beautiful and historic Mersea Island overlooking the sparkling Blackwater estuary. Located amidst mature Essex countryside and farmland, and with our own private beach, Waldegraves Self .....

Photograph of Best Western The Stoke By Nayland Club Hotel, Colchester

The Best Western The Stoke By Nayland Club Hotel

Set amidst 300 acres of undulating golf courses and lakes, the Best Western The Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa facilities are all designed to benefit from the Constable Country landscapes. The Best Western The Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa is ideally suited for leisure breaks as well as .....

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The Angel

The Angel Inn is a traditional Grade II 16th century Suffolk coaching inn with open fires, original brickwork and oak beams. It is a typical “Old English” country pub offering cosy and snug areas coupled with a larger open plan dining room and six beautifully styled boutique bedrooms if you .....

Photograph of West Lodge Bed & Breakfast, Colchester

The West Lodge Bed & Breakfast

West Lodge Bed and Breakfast is a converted Coach House set in two acres of mature garden yet just 80 yards from the centre of East Bergholt on the Essex/Suffolk border in the heart of Constable Country. From here under the famous East Anglian skies you are within walking distance of Constable .....

Photograph of Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester

The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel

The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel is favorably situated near Colchester, the Oldest Recorded Town in Britain. The hotel has 110 excellent bedrooms, 12 meeting & function rooms & the Lifestyle Health & Leisure Club with an indoor pool, spa, sauna, steam room, gym & outdoor tennis courts. The Roman .....

Photograph of Best Western Rose & Crown Hotel, Colchester

The Best Western Rose & Crown Hotel

The oldest Hotel in England's oldest recorded town. The Best Western Rose and Crown Colchester, originally a 14th century posting house, lovingly restored to a modern day hotel. The Hotel added a new annex in 2005 with 9 new executive rooms featuring flat screen LCD tvs, airconditioning, laptop .....

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The Holiday Inn

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 .....

Other local Colchester information.

  • Longitude: 0°54'4.4452
  • Latitude: 51°53'23.295

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Closed or unlisted properties

  • Seven Arches Farm B&B located at Seven Arches Farm, Chitts Hill closed or delisted.
  • Roman Cottage located at 64 Roman Road closed or delisted.

Renamed properties