The George Hotel - Colchester

High Street, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO1 1TD  show map
 3 stars
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The George Hotel - Colchester

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

GBP 10 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Coffee shop

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Overview

The 3-star The George Hotel is set just 1.6 km from Colchester Castle. Built in 1450, the traditional hotel was renovated in 2012.

Featuring a beautiful location, the hotel puts guests in the center of Colchester. The center of Colchester is 1 km away from the venue.

Guests can visit a castle and a museum as well as bars and restaurants close by.

A 10-minute walk from Colchester Town Railway train station. The hotel is located 45 minutes walk from London Southend airport.

Rooms

The George Hotel has en-suite rooms fitted with heating, Wi-Fi, high-speed internet, a personal computer and a DVD player. They offer private bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The onsite distinctive restaurant entices with European dishes.

A full english breakfast is served at the price of GBP 10.95 per person per night. 

Services

Guests will benefit from laundry, dry cleaning and room service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at GBP 10 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   47.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Coffee shop
  • Female traveler room/floor

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Leisure facilities

  • Barbeque grills

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

High Street, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO1 1TD

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City Center
  • Colchester
    400 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    47

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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Rooms and availability

The George photos Room
Small Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
Room Description:

Each room benefits from a TV and an en suite bathroom.

The George photos Room
Double Room
  • Room size:

    130 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Newspapers
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

DOUBLE SINGLE USE STANDARD. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

The George photos Room
Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Features include a TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and an en suite bathroom.

Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Newspapers
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
The George photos Exterior Hotel information
Executive Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Newspapers
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

More spacious rooms, with large beds and a desk area.

Mini Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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The George Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Radcliffe Fishing Tackle Shop400 ft
  • Life Gallery700 ft
  • Regency Art3700 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center400 ft

Places of interest

  • Sub Zero, Essex Uni1.2 mi
  • Layer Marney Tower4.5 mi

Convention centers

Amusement

  • Colchester Billiard & Snooker Club400 ft
  • The Showboat700 ft
  • Gala Clubs1000 ft
  • Gala Bingo1000 ft
  • Odeon Cinemas1400 ft
  • Megabowl3000 ft
  • adventure land3300 ft
  • little monkys3700 ft
  • Mr Pools Club & Bar1.1 mi

Museums

  • Hollytrees Museum400 ft
  • The Castle Museum400 ft

Parks

  • Castle park700 ft
  • English Heritage: Lexden Earthworks and Bluebottle Grove2.1 mi

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Colchester Zoo Ltd2.4 mi

Theaters

  • Mercury Theatre1400 ft
  • Charter Hall2000 ft
  • Lakeside Theatre2.2 mi

Local attractions

  • The Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum5.7 mi
    Castle House, Castle Hill, Dedham
  • Mistley Place Park Animal Rescue Centre8.2 mi
    New Road, Mistley
  • Dedham Art & Craft Centre6.2 mi
    Brook Street, Dedham
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    47

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedColchesterThe George

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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The George Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The George

Average guest rating

7.0out of 10
Very good
Based on 300 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
9.0
Rooms
6.0
Service
9.0
Value
8.0
Dining
8.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Friendly, helpful, staff on arrival. Interesting old building. Room was clean and everything worked.

    (1) Room could do with updating, especially bathroom. (2) At £75 for room only, a bit pricey compared with v good local B&Bs. (3) At around 11.30 pm we wanted a coffee. Lounge very busy and only member of staff overwhelmed with the volume of orders. Manager saw us waiting and took our order. It still didn't come and the manager did not re-appear! Eventually we managed to order from the staff member who was very apologetic. The whole thing took nearly an hour to get two cups of coffee. The staff member was working flat out but there were insufficient staff available. We would have ordered drinks if service had been adequate.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    the staff were excellent and couldn't have been more helpful I would certainly sing its praises to all and everyone

    the only down side to our visit to colchester was the one way street system that is operating in the town centre an absolute nightmare which I dont think I would relish a second time

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    the ambience of staying in an old coaching house

    to hot,room changed,colour scheme questionable,noisy

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Hotel very nice and had history and character. Nicely situated in the town with plenty of car parking.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The George is a comfortable town centre hotel convenient for touring Essex & Suffolk. The town's history is within easy walking distance, It's not our first visit to the George, and I have no doubt it will welcome us again.

    We got lost twice in the one-way system while driving back to the hotel.

  • Couple
    6.6

    Staff were efficient and helpful, the rooms were of an acceptable standard and offered basic facilities. Main lobby and lounge bar are always an appealing factor.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    I am always please with the helpfulness of the staff at the George, we have stayed there previously with no problems. Food is good and the hotel itself has a lot of character.

    I was dissapointed with the quality of the room that we were alocated this time. It was tired, needed redecorating and the bathroom had definately seen better days.

  • Single
    5.8

    A bit run down from my memories of 50 years ago but it was comfortable & convenient for my purpose...a memorial at my old school

    Advise having breakfast elsewhere...not freshly cooked I think.

  • Single
    7.0

    Comfortable lounge, good breakfast, perfect location.

    The mattress, and indeed the bed-cover, both seemed very close to end of useful life. It would have been nice to be able to open the window.

  • Couple
    7.4

    Staff were excellent, very pleasant, helpful and friendly. Location was close to all amenities. Food was very good.

    Our room was on the front of the hotel and the noise levels between midnight and 4am precluded any sleep.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    The hotel had a pleasant, relaxed, old world atmosphere. There were 8 of us eating in the restaurant and we all had well presented tasty meals. Of the two twin rooms we booked, one was adequate and one was very spacious and pleasant.

    The larger of the two rooms was quite noisy from the courtyard below.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    Was not made to feel particularly welcome Had to ask at 2.00pm if the room would be cleaned Having booked, for Easter lunch, a table for my family on the basis of between 3 and 6 covers, I was told that they couldn't accommodate us except for on separate tables. They later revised this when I complained

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Loved the position of the hotel, the age and ambience. The food was very good and the hotel made me feel relaxed and comfortable. Not pretentious.

    I felt that the bedrooms we stayed in at the top of the hotel were in dire need of redecoration. The bathrooms also needed refurbishment. Very tired and sad. A great shame as the hotel has a lovely heritage and would benefit from an update. My family and I did wonder if the soft furnishings had ever been thoroughly cleaned. Too much squeezed into a small room. My elderly mother of 82 should not have been given a room at the top of the hotel either, but we were too tired to go through the upheaval of sorting out another room by the time we checked in at 7.30pm. I would stay again but request a room at a lower level.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Historical building in comfortable surroundings; Breakfast -staff extremely helpful and polite. Hotel was central for all sites of interest in this historical town. Would definitely stay again;

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Comfortable and large sitting area surrounds the bar. Breakfast was excellent.

    Only one staff member behind the bar, so service very slow.

How to reach hotel

hotel The George Hotel - Colchester Colchester location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

High Street, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO1 1TD

Get directions
City Center
  • Colchester
    400 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    47

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedColchesterThe George

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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