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3.5-star Colchester hotel with free minibar refreshments

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

Situated in Colchester, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Hollytrees Museum and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from University of Essex. Colchester Visitor Information Centre and Colchester Natural History Museum are also within 5 minutes. Colchester Town Station is 7 minutes by foot and Colchester Hythe Station is 22 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, 3 bars/lounges, and a coffee shop/café. Free English breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, 24-hour room service, a business center, and a meeting room are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 26 rooms offer thoughtful touches like free minibar items and espresso makers, along with free WiFi, free wired Internet, and 24-hour room service. Flat-screen TVs, premium bedding, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 15 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 25 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

No onsite parking is available

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Service animals are allowed

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Debit cards not accepted

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 25 per stay.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for GBP 15 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

We should mention

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Hotel Names

  • GreyFriars Hotel Colchester
  • GreyFriars Colchester
  • GreyFriars Hotel
  • GreyFriars Colchester
  • GreyFriars Hotel Colchester

Hotel Amenities

Property Features

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's 3 bars/lounges. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 3.5-star property consist of a business center and a meeting room. This business-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden.

GreyFriars is a smoke-free property.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • Elevator
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3
  • Concierge services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free breakfast
  • Business center
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Total number of rooms - 26
  • Coffee shop or café
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Free wired Internet
  • Smoke-free property
  • Garden

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Room Amenities

GreyFriars offers 26 air-conditioned accommodations with free minibar items and espresso makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Colchester hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Espresso maker
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Minibar (stocked, free items)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets available - no
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Bed sheets not available

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Food & Drink

Guests are offered a complimentary English breakfast each morning.

Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

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