Premier Inn Colchester Cowdray Avenue (A133) hotel

Cowdray AvenueColchesterCO1 1UTUnited Kingdom
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About Premier Inn Colchester Cowdray Avenue (A133) hotel

Located just minutes from Castle Park and the winding River Colne, the Premier Inn Colchester Cowdray Avenue (A133) (Cowdray Avenue) features affordable rooms and an on-site grill restaurant.

Guest rooms are air-conditioned and have private bathrooms with showers. Other amenities include new Hypnos beds, TVs with digital channels and tea and coffee making facilities.

The Premier Inn Colchester Cowdray Avenue (A133) (Cowdray Avenue) offers a choice of free and premium Wi-Fi. Complimentary parking is available on-site.

The Albert Beefeater Grill serves all-you-can-eat breakfasts that children can enjoy free with paying adults. Other eateries in the area include Mirchi Rasoi and the River Lodge.

The hotel lies less than a mile from Colchester Castle and the Hollytrees Museum. Wivenhoe House and Park are four miles away while Colchester Zoo is within five miles of the property.


Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, CO1 1UT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(871)5278258 | Fax: +44(871)5278259 | 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
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

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


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Positive Reviews

Excellent value for families.

Although most guests are happy with the value for money offered by this hotel, those travelling with family are particularly impressed. The family rooms are spacious and plenty big enough for two adults and two children. Plus, as kids eat and stay free, t

Good location.

This hotel places you within a short stroll of the town’s train station and a 20-minute walk from Colchester’s main shopping and dining area. Be warned though that the walk is uphill, so using public transport or a taxi might be a better option.

High standard of customer service.

Guests found the staff in both the hotel and the restaurant offer a warm welcome and friendly service. Reviews indicate that the staff are genuinely interested in their guests and will go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure every guest has an enjo

Negative Reviews

Some noise concerns.

Whether you’ll be able to hear the sound of passing traffic may well depend on what room you stay in but some guests do comment that it was quite loud. The windows are double glazed but this doesn't seem to be sufficient at times.

Occasional disappointment.

Reviews of this hotel seem genuinely favourable. Most of the negative comments date back a few years although a few more recent complaints do exist. These tend to be about minor issues such as the lack of a phone in the rooms or limited provisions on the

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8.7 out of 10 based on 692 reviews