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Holiday Inn Express Colchester

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Probably the worst bed ever slept in to small for 2 slim people rock hard mattress a camping bed is better . If you stay there I advise drive to McDonald's 5 mins up the road the food is microwave curry a cheap burger £12 + each meal. Room was clean though and staff were friendly but I won't return...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel itself is really nice and had the most wonderful sleep. When arriving the reception team were very welcoming and we were offered a choice of ground floor or first floor room. We picked the first floor and the room was right by the lift. I was worried that there was going to be lots of noise but I...

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Turangi, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

What you see is what you get. This travel lodge is the same is most of it's ilk, The difference is that everything was done properly, rather than just most things. Good reception, fast and efficient, tidy room, good parking, easy to find. One thing not scoring maximum points was a very disappointing breakfast, sausage and beans!!

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Thank andrewrobarts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best HI Express i have stayed at. Staff were excellent both on check in and check... positive and very friendly. Little problem on check in but duty manager sorted it immeduately with no fuss as it should be. Shower in room is very good. Breakfast not bad and included. Great value

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Thank Roy L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights while we where visiting the area. We used it as a base for Colchester zoo and seaside resort's such as Clacton. Check in was straight forward and simple and service with a smile. We where given room 14. The room was ok what you'd expect from a holiday inn, bed hangers, kettle,shower towels all in...

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Thank Stan N
HIEXColchester, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Colchester, responded to this review

Thank-you for your kind review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We aim to excel in customer service and customer experience. Any problem that guest may have should be dealt with immediately and I'm very glad to hear that it was resolved for you. We take a great deal of time training our staff so they can deliver...

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night. Large rooms and large car park. Only choice of food was in the hotel. The food was fine if slightly over priced. Breakfast was the usual eggs, baked beans and sausage but no bacon in this hotel

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Thank Ian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed here a number of times and we are never disappointed with the outstanding service we received. Nothing is to much trouble. The staff are always well presented and extremely friendly and helpful. The breakfast is faultless with ample choice even for someone like me who has a strict diet. Look forward to returning soon.

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Thank sallysuperdooper
Norwich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed with our nieces before going to zoo, lovely little hotel, stayed in family room big enough for the four of us, clean, coffee and tea supplies, hair dryer, TV and a lovely shower, only comment, you need s kids menu!! Breakfast was good, scrambled eggs, beans and sausages for hot food, and muffins, pain au chocolate and croissants as...

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

Thank-you for your kind review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Our rooms are modern but vigorously maintained, the house keeping and maintenance teams work very hard. You are quite right about the childrens menu, the menu itself is currently under review so alot of our guests suggestions will be listened to and certainly considered. We value your...

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of free parking, nicely decorated, bed very comfy and room spacious. Breakfast not massive, but adequate and nice enough. Easy check in/check out, staff were friendly on arrival. (Not needed on way out) Would stay again if in the area

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

Thank-you for your kind review. All of the team in every department work very hard to maintain our high standards. From house-keeper, chef to the managers, we all go the extra mile. Our breakfast has many options but we are adding to this in the summer so there will be even more available. Thanks again Wayne Garton Guest Service Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to a holiday inn express and will be back!. Hotel and room was spotlessly clean, bed was very comfy and hotel at night very quiet and staff freindly, all that you wish for especially in this kind of hotel. Breakfast was ok , hot food was a bit strange serving scrambled egg, sausage and beans...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Colchester has 101 air-conditioned bedrooms all with wireless internet access, invigorating power shower and tea & coffee making facilities. Complimentary Hot Buffet Breakfast sets you up for a day exploring Colchester sights. Children under 18 stay free when sharing parents’ family room. This newly opened Colchester hotel is located just off A12 north off the Colchester Town Centre, with excellent links to Ipswich and Chelmsford. ... more   less 

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Address: Birchwood Road, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6HX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester > Dedham
Price Range: €57 - €109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Colchester 2.5*
Number of rooms: 101
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Holiday Inn Express Colchester Hotel Dedham
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