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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. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Colchester Town Hall and Colchester Castle Park.

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
  • • Colchester Town Hall
  • • Colchester Castle Park
  • • Layer Marney Tower
  • • Colchester Castle Museum

Things to Do in Colchester

  • • Colchester Zoo
  • • Colchester Natural History Museum
  • • Colchester Golf Club
  • • East Anglian Railway Museum
  • • Tymperleys Clock Museum

Other Popular Colchester Attractions

  • • Abberton Reservoir
  • • Beth Chatto Garden
  • • Flatford Mill
  • • Jumbo Water Tower
  • • Hollytrees Museum

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)