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Wivenhoe House Hotel

4-star hotel with restaurant, near University of Essex

  • Free WiFi and free parking

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Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3FA, England, United Kingdom
9,2.Superb.
  • Excellent location. Spacious and very comfortable rooms. Excellent breakfast but service…

    Aug 29, 2020

  • Beautiful room. Stunning location. Brilliant if your children attend the uni. Staff were…

    Aug 27, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 72 hours
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Quiet
Safe
Easy parking
Walkable
Convenient

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities
    • Free parking
    • Free WiFi
    • Gym

    Property highlights

    Main amenities

    • 40 guestrooms
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Restaurant and bar/lounge
    • Breakfast available
    • Area shuttle
    • Terrace

    For families

    • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Private bathroom
    • Television
    • Free toiletries
    • Garden

    What’s around

    • University of Essex - 1 min walk
    • Colchester Castle Museum - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km
    • Colchester Castle Park - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    • Beth Chatto Garden - 3 mi / 4.9 km
    • Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum - 6.5 mi / 10.5 km
    • Colchester Zoo - 7.4 mi / 11.9 km

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    Enter dates for 2 guests

    Guests
    • Classic Room
    • Superior Room
    • Deluxe Room
    • Luxury Room

    What’s around

    Landmarks

    • University of Essex - 1 min walk
    • Colchester Castle Museum - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km
    • Colchester Castle Park - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    • Beth Chatto Garden - 3 mi / 4.9 km
    • Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum - 6.5 mi / 10.5 km
    • Colchester Zoo - 7.4 mi / 11.9 km
    • Clacton-on-Sea Beach - 12.3 mi / 19.9 km
    • Flatford Mill - 13.2 mi / 21.2 km

    Getting around

    • Stansted Airport (STN) - 54 min drive
    • London (SEN-Southend) - 64 min drive
    • Hythe Station - 26 min walk
    • Alresford Station - 4 min drive
    • Colchester Station - 6 min drive
    • Area shuttle (surcharge)
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    Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3FA, England, United Kingdom

    At a glance

    Hotel size

    • This hotel has 40 rooms

    Arriving/leaving

    • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
    • Check-out time is 11 AM

    Restrictions related to your trip

    • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

    Special check-in instructions

    Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

    Required at check-in

    • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
    • Government-issued photo ID may be required
    • Minimum check-in age is 18

    Pets

    • Pets not allowed

    Internet

    • Free WiFi in public areas
    • Free WiFi in rooms

    Parking

    • Free onsite self parking
    • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
    *See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

    In the hotel

    Food and drink

    • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/lounge
    • Room service (during limited hours)

    Things to do

    • Free use of nearby fitness center

    Working away

    • Meeting rooms

    Services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Luggage storage

    Facilities

    • Elevator
    • Safe-deposit box at front desk
    • Designated smoking areas
    • Garden
    • Picnic area
    • Terrace

    Accessibility

    • Accessible bathroom
    • In-room accessibility
    • Roll-in shower
    • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
    • Wheelchair-accessible parking

    Languages Spoken

    • English

    In the room

    Home comforts

    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Bathrobes
    • Iron/ironing board (on request)

    Sleep well

    • Premium bedding

    Freshen up

    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub or shower
    • Designer toiletries
    • Hair dryer (on request)

    Be entertained

    • TV
    • Digital TV channels

    Stay connected

    • Desk
    • Free WiFi

    Food and drink

    • Free bottled water

    More

    • Daily housekeeping
    • In-room safe
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

    Special features

    Dining

    The brasserie - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

    Fees & policies

    Optional extras

    • English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 17.50 per person (approximately)
    • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

    Children & extra bedsPay at property

    • Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

    Hygiene & cleanliness

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

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    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.

    Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

    Policies

    The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

    This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express. Cash is not accepted.

    Also known as

    • Wivenhoe House Hotel Colchester
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    • Wivenhoe House Colchester
    • Wivenhoe House
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    FAQs

    • Yes, Wivenhoe House Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
    • Yes, there's free self parking.
    • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
    • You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
    • Yes, the brasserie offers British cuisine. The dining venue will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Wink Lee Chinese Takeaway (2 mi), The Spice (2.1 mi), and Naka Thai (2.2 mi).
    • Wivenhoe House Hotel has a picnic area and a garden.
    9,2.Superb.
    • 8,0.Very good

      Lovely and Quiet

      Staff were very friendly and helpful and things were running very smoothly, despite the COVID changes. Gorgeous old building with lovely grounds and rooms well equipped and furnished. Bed was very comfortable.

      Kerry, 1 night trip, Aug 19, 2020

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    • 10,0.Exceptional

      The place was beautiful, the food was stunning and the staff were so helpful it really made the stay what it was

      Tony, 1 night trip, Aug 7, 2020

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    • 10,0.Exceptional

      Amazing hotel. Very hot during summer. No air con in rooms that I could find..

      Ryan, 1 night business trip, Aug 3, 2020

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    • 10,0.Exceptional

      An exceptional stay

      I cannot rate Wivenhoe House highly enough. Check in was smooth, our room was gorgeous with a balcony wrapping around and a beautiful view. Dinner was exceptional and the staff went out of their way to make it an amazing stay. We wi definitely be back.

      Anna, 1 night trip, Aug 1, 2020

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    • 10,0.Exceptional

      Lovely room & balcony with a beautiful view. All the staff were very helpful & friendly.

      1 night trip, Aug 1, 2020

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    • 10,0.Exceptional

      Excellent hotel

      Beautiful hotel and gardens. Upgraded to an enormous luxury room. Excellent food and service. Will definitely visit again. Well done in these difficult times

      Brian, 3 night trip, Jul 30, 2020

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    • 10,0.Exceptional

      Lovely peaceful hotel and staff so helpful in current situation. Very welcoming.

      Roberta, 3 night family trip, Jul 26, 2020

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    • 10,0.Exceptional

      business trip to Colchester

      Truly wonderful hotel, room service excellent, shame I was on business and not here with family and friends !!

      J, 1 night business trip, Jul 15, 2020

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    • 6,0.Good

      Not as advertised

      Luxury room is not as advertised. Just a standard double room with a cramped 2 person sofa. No visitors allowed, but was told that on arrival with multiple friends.

      Marius, 1 night trip with friends, Mar 9, 2020

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    • 10,0.Exceptional

      It was excellent to stay at this hotel! All the staff is friendly and good service. The room is very clean. I'll definitely stay here next time.

      MK, 2 night family trip, Mar 6, 2020

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