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 rooms

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 George Hotel is a 3-star venue positioned about 9.2 km from Clacton Pier, Hedingham Castle and The Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum. Opened in 1450, the stylish hotel attracts visitors with its European architecture.

Located in a picturesque area with bars, a zoo and restaurants, guests will see why The George Hotel is admired by many tourists. Just 10 minutes' walk from Colchester city center.

The hotel is set next to a museum and a castle.

The George Hotel lies within 40 minutes’ drive to London Southend airport.

Rooms

This property has 47 guestrooms including executive double room and standard twin room appointed with Wi-Fi, cable TV, a dressing area, climate control and a DVD player. They are furnished with a traditional décor.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the dining room every morning. A fine variety of regional dishes is offered at the distinctive restaurant onsite. The hotel invites guests to the Lounge bar to relax with a drink.

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

Services

Residents will benefit from dry cleaning, 24-hour security and ironing 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
  • 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

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • 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

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

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Rooms and availability

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Small Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
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    Single Room
    Bed type: 1 Single bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
    Size: 220 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Room facilities
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      Executive Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 280 sq. feet
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        Mini Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel The George Hotel - Colchester Colchester location
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          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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          The George Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Radcliffe Fishing Tackle Shop - 400 ft
          • Life Gallery - 700 ft
          • Regency Art - 3700 ft

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 400 ft

          Places of interest

          • Sub Zero, Essex Uni - 1.2 mi
          • Layer Marney Tower - 4.5 mi

          Convention centers

          Amusement

          • Colchester Billiard & Snooker Club - 400 ft
          • The Showboat - 700 ft
          • Gala Bingo - 1000 ft
          • Gala Clubs - 1000 ft
          • Odeon Cinemas - 1400 ft
          • Megabowl - 3000 ft
          • adventure land - 3300 ft
          • little monkys - 3700 ft
          • Mr Pools Club & Bar - 1.1 mi

          Museums

          • Hollytrees Museum - 400 ft
          • The Castle Museum - 400 ft

          Parks

          • Castle park - 700 ft
          • English Heritage: Lexden Earthworks and Bluebottle Grove - 2.1 mi

          Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

          • Colchester Zoo Ltd - 2.4 mi

          Theaters

          • Mercury Theatre - 1400 ft
          • Charter Hall - 2000 ft
          • Lakeside Theatre - 2.2 mi

          Local attractions

          • The Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum - 5.7 mi
            Castle House, Castle Hill, Dedham
          • Mistley Place Park Animal Rescue Centre - 8.2 mi
            New Road, Mistley
          • Dedham Art & Craft Centre - 6.2 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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