Premier Inn Colchester (A12) hotel

Ipswich RoadColchesterCO4 9WPUnited Kingdom
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About Premier Inn Colchester (A12) hotel

The Premier Inn Hotel Colchester (A12) offers simple, comfortable, family-friendly accommodations on the outskirts of Colchester. The hotel is situated near to Junction 29 of the A12.

Guests can choose from a number of room types, including family rooms. Featured amenities include ensuite bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, and TV.

The hotel offers free car parking and complimentary Wi-Fi. Cots are available on request.

The hotel restaurant, Table Table, serves a dinner menu of traditional classics. Meal deals are available. Breakfast is served in the restaurant daily. Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar or, weather permitting, on the outside patio.

Premier Inn Hotel Colchester (A12) is located about three miles from Colchester’s historic town center. Colchester Zoo, Colchester Castle and the East Anglian Railway Museum are all readily accessible from the conveniently-located hotel.


Ipswich Road, Colchester, CO4 9WP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(871)5278260 | Fax: +44(871)5278261 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Positive Reviews

Clean and comfy throughout.

According to reports, cleanliness levels at the Premier Inn Hotel Colchester (A12) are outstanding. Past guests report that rooms and public spaces are spotless. Furthermore, guests report that rooms and beds are very comfortable.

Professional and friendly team on hand.

Guests are quick to praise the hotel staff, describing the team as being friendly and helpful at all times. Guests report that they feel the staff would do anything for them.

Free Wi-Fi comes recommended.

Guests applaud the complimentary Wi-Fi service available at the hotel, remarking that it makes a pleasant change from other hotels which charge for the privilege.

Negative Reviews

Rooms can become warm in summer.

A number of guests report that rooms at the Premier Inn Hotel Colchester (A12) can be warm and stuff during the summer months. With no air conditioning available, it can be difficult to cool rooms down. This problem is multiplied in rooms with no opening windows.

Shower pressure not powerful enough.

Some guests find that in-room showers are not powerful enough, stating that the weak water pressure equates to a feeble spray. Other guests are quite satisfied when showering, suggesting that this may be a room-by-room issue.

Restaurant can be very busy.

While many guests enjoy the food on offer at Table Table restaurant, a number of guests report that it’s vital to make reservations if you want to eat. The restaurant proves popular with guests and locals alike, meaning it can become very busy. Guests report that the hotel’s front desk staff is happy to make reservations on their behalf.

Rating Overview

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8.6 /10
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8.6 out of 10 based on 1759 reviews