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About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 83%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Service
10
Cleanliness
10
Based on 627 reviews

Grade II listed hotel closely involved in hotel management education

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Wi-Fi
Lift
Civil weddings
Outdoor parking

A superb building which forms part of Essex University, the property has been totally refurbished. The bedrooms are split between the main building and the more contemporary extension; each one has been individually decorated, furnished to a very high standard and has modern technology. Public rooms include the Signatures fine dining restaurant and a modern brasserie; there is also a choice of lounges with plush furnishings.

Rooms

  • En-suite rooms: 40
  • Family rooms: 6
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Single room minimum price105
  • Double room minimum price105
  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year

Facilities

  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces:: 150

Accessibility

  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu

Leisure

  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Conference

  • Theatre-style holds (maximum):180
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum):70
  • Boardroom-styleholds (maximum): 22

Weddings

  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 180

Getting here

From A12 take exit signed Colchester. Follow A133 towards Clacton. Take B1027 for Wivenhoe, right on Boundry Rd, right on Park Rd, signed

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Nearest airport

Stansted

Nearest train station

Colchester
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Room prices from£105/night**Based on the minimum price of a standard double room *Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
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