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

Coffee shop

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator
Meeting facilities

Catering service

Overview

The comfortable 3-star The George Hotel provides quick access to a museum and a castle nearby. The hotel's European building set in the heart of Colchester was completely refurbished in 2012.

The property lies within 5.6 km from Flatford, Colchester Zoo and Clacton-on. The George Hotel is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of Colchester.

This hotel is perfectly placed close to bars, a zoo and restaurants.

A local bus stop is 50 meters away. Due to the hotel's beautiful location, it will only take a 40-minute drive to get to London Southend airport.

Rooms

Guests are offered en-suite guestrooms featuring Wi-Fi, flat-screen television, a dressing area, climate control and a DVD player along with traditional décor. The rooms come with private bathrooms featuring a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the dining room. The distinctive on-site restaurant specializes in regional cuisine. The spacious bar serves a selection of spirits and cocktails.

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

Services

The hotel offers a safe deposit box, an elevator and a luggage storage along with a business centre, a meeting room and a catering service to fulfill the needs of all travelers.

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
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Female traveler room/floor

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Leisure facilities

  • Barbeque grills

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

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

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel The George Hotel - Colchester Colchester location
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Hotel Address:

High Street, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO1 1TD

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City Center
  • Colchester
    100 m
Airports
  • London Southend (SEN)
    38.2 km
  • London Stansted (STN)
    45.8 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    47

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Rooms and availability

Small Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Double Room
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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

Non Refundable DOUBLE SINGLE USE STANDARD

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Executive Double Room
  • Room size:

    26 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • 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
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 Shop100 m
  • Life Gallery200 m
  • Regency Art1.1 km

Popular areas

  • City Center100 m

Places of interest

  • Sub Zero, Essex Uni1.9 km
  • Layer Marney Tower7.3 km

Convention centers

  • Colchester Arts Centre Ltd300 m

Amusement

  • Colchester Billiard & Snooker Club100 m
  • The Showboat200 m
  • Gala Clubs300 m
  • Gala Bingo300 m
  • Odeon Cinemas400 m
  • Megabowl900 m
  • adventure land1.0 km
  • little monkys1.1 km
  • Mr Pools Club & Bar1.8 km

Museums

  • Hollytrees Museum100 m
  • The Castle Museum100 m

Parks

  • Castle park200 m
  • English Heritage: Lexden Earthworks and Bluebottle Grove3.4 km

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Colchester Zoo Ltd3.8 km

Theaters

  • Mercury Theatre400 m
  • Charter Hall600 m
  • Lakeside Theatre3.5 km

Local attractions

  • The Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum9.2 km
    Castle House, Castle Hill, Dedham
  • Mistley Place Park Animal Rescue Centre13.2 km
    New Road, Mistley
  • Dedham Art & Craft Centre10.0 km
    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
    100 m
Airports
  • London Southend (SEN)
    38.2 km
  • London Stansted (STN)
    45.8 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
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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