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Best hotels in Colchester

What's Colchester Like?

There's a lot visitors like about Colchester, especially its bars and historical sites. Top attractions include Colchester Zoo. While you're here, make time to enjoy other sights such as Mersea Island.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Colchester?

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Colchester and the surrounding area:

  • • 4 5-star accommodations from USD 112 per night
  • • 66 4-star accommodations from USD 59 per night
  • • 81 3-star accommodations from USD 41 per night
  • • 9 2-star accommodations from USD 34 per night

How to Get to Colchester

Flights to Colchester

  • • London (SEN-Southend), 23.8 mi (38.3 km) from central Colchester
  • • London (STN-Stansted), 27.2 mi (43.8 km) from central Colchester

Things to See and Do in Colchester

What to See In Colchester

  • • University of Essex
  • • Mersea Island
  • • Colchester Town Hall
  • • Colchester Castle Museum
  • • Jumbo Water Tower

Things to Do in Colchester

  • • Colchester Zoo
  • • Tymperleys Clock Museum
  • • Colchester Natural History Museum
  • • Hollytrees Museum
  • • Colchester Golf Club

Other Popular Colchester Attractions

  • • Colchester Castle Park
  • • Abberton Reservoir
  • • Beth Chatto Garden
  • • Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum
  • • Layer Marney Tower

When Is the Best Time to Visit Colchester?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 69°F)
  • • Coldest months: February, January, March, December (average 35°F)
  • • Rainiest months: October, July, August, and November (average 0.08 inches of rainfall)