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Holiday Inn Colchester

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been staying here for over 20 years, renting 20 or so room-nights a year. We're now in room 201 with the delightful view of a gable end some 6 feet away and some dead and discarded plants. The hotel has been relatively recently refurbished but despite the investment, the new shower is dirty and uncared for. Doors have been...

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

Hi Sailormanj57, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hotel. While we are glad that our location served its purpose for your travel needs, it is regrettable that the overall upkeep of our property may have fallen below your expectations. Please allow me to apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you. Rest...

Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a family wedding, it was everything we wanted and more. The facilities were excellent and the staff were very friendly. The hotel was clean and the restaurant served very nice food, the breakfast buffet comes highly recommended, lovely Hotel, really enjoyed our stay.

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Bedfordshire, UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one Saturday night, B&B (2 adults) in an executive room. We didn’t have a bad stay, but there were a number of niggling points that would probably get me looking for other properties when we next stay in the Colchester area. The main issue for me was the executive room itself, which to me looked like how a...

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

Dear MrCBedfordshire, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We would like to apologize for not living up to your expectations regarding our rooms, amenities and breakfast selection. Reviews like yours are very valuable as they enable us to target areas we need to improve on. Rest assured your feedback will be...

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at Holiday Inns before but this is a really nice hotel and the food is fabulous . The quality and presentation is right up there with high end restaurants. The rooms are lovely and have great showers

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essex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a dance comp last weekend we had lots of kids with us and from the front desk to the restaurant staff everyone was so friendly nothing was a problem the kids had a lovely stay Also kids eat free at breakfast and dinner Rooms were lovely and big and clean Restaurant had lots to choose from

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights to attend family funeral. Woken abruptly first morning by fire alarm as travelling with disabled person not the greatest start to the day when someone's panicking about being trapped in a room, cause of this fracas a hot steamy shower apparently? Wasn't able to take disabled guest up into main dinning room as tables had been...

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Guest Services H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Julesandden, I would like to thank you for your honest and constructive feedback. I was concerned to read about the issues that you had during your recent stay with us. I have spoken to the relevant departments and provided them with your feedback so that corrective training can be taken in these areas. Once again please accept both my...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was very nice, clean and comfortable. Waited an hour for our evening meal in the restaurant and then one had to be sent back as it was cold. The worst part for me was the breakfast, given coffee when I'd asked for tea, warm orange juice, cold plates, poor quality food including my pet hate of reconstituted artificial scrambled...

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Guest Services H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Colchester, responded to this review

Dear cds554, Thank you for taking the time to write an online review of the hotel. I was glad to see that you found the room to be clean and comfortable. My F anB manager and I would like to offer our apologies for the service that you encountered in the restaurant during your stay with us. I would like...

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room in the hotel was lovely & had plenty of room. Unfortunately the service & food in the restaurant let the hotel down. Table was booked for 7pm & we ordered our food at 7.20pm. In that 20 minutes staff were coming over every couple of mins to bring our drinks & see if we were ready to order....

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Guest Services H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Colchester, responded to this review

Dear tammy91wor, Thank you for your honest feedback and review on TripAdvisor. My F and B manager would also like to add his apologies for the service that you encountered in our restaurant during your stay with us. I was glad to read that the F and B team had not charged you for your meal due to the errors,...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed overnight at this nice hotel which is been refurbished. Clean and nice public areas with best feature the bar/restaurant in my view. Fab decoration and atmosphere. Food was quality but desserts portions could be more generous. Drinks are way over priced when food prices are OK. The room we stayed 236 was lovely decorated and refurbished but that...

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Guest Services H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Panagiotis K, I would like to thank you for your review and feedback. I was glad that you enjoyed the hotels refurbishment and the facilities. I would like to apologise for the problems you encountered in your room during your stay, and I would like to assure you that I take all feedback and comments from our guests seriously....

London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very easy to find (just of the A12). Staff were friendly and generally helpful (but didn't mention breakfast was included in our rate so we missed out). Room was spacious and clean (we had a family room with the sofa). Bed was comfy and shower decent. Rooms were not the best insulated so noise (pretty sure there was a dog...

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Colchester

Address: Abbotts Lane, Eight Ash Green, Colchester CO6 3QL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester > Eight Ash Green
Price Range: $105 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Colchester 3*
Number of rooms: 110
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Colchester Holiday Inn
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“Upgrade to an Executive Room and have the extra space. ”
67veraa, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Book elsewhere. Don't believe the upgraded rooms are any better.”
RobinB937, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Avoid room 201!”
Sailormanj57, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“The sun rises in rooms 202 204 even with curtains shut you could still seen sun ”
essexthumper, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a shower room not one over a bath.”
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